Breakfast at Original Sokos Hotel Presidentti, Helsinki

What you’ll get:

  • Exclusive chance to hear Harvard Business Review authors in Finland

  • Your own copy of HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing in a Downturn

  • Practical skills to manage your company during an economic downturn

  • High-quality professional networking

Register for discounted pricing now (70€)!

What you’ll learn:

How do the most resilient companies survive- and even thrive – during a slowdown?

Predicting a recession is somewhere between incredibly difficult and impossible, but senior leaders should be thinking through how to be prepared. And managers should know how to lead a team during difficult economic times. Many economists are forecasting a downturn, if not a full-blown recession, over the next 12-24 months. We have seen one of the longest expansionary phases in recent history, leading indicators have softened in many countries, stock markets are volatile, and several risks cloud the horizon. Naturally, business leaders are considering how to best position themselves for harsher macroeconomic conditions.

If history is any guide, many companies will prepare too little, too late, and too defensively.

The next downturn will challenge many companies, but a few will emerge stronger, competitively and financially. Leaders who leverage lessons from the winners in previous downturns, as well as attending to the unique features of today’s environment will be in the best position to succeed.

Martin Reeves is a senior partner and managing director in the Boston Consulting Group’s San Francisco office and the director of the BCG Henderson Institute. He is the coauthor of Your Strategy Needs a Strategy. You’ll also hear from Daniel McGinn, Senior Editor of Harvard Business Review and experienced business reporter. He’ll walk you through a ‘live executive summary’ of HBR’s 10 Must Reads for Managing in a Downturn.

This event is for CEOs, CFOs, Managing Directors, Country Managers, and other senior executives responsible for making high-level decisions.

Event Speakers:

Dan McGinn

Senior Editor,
Harvard Business Review

Daniel McGinn is a senior editor at Harvard Business Review, where he edits the IdeaWatch and How I Did It sections, manages the magazine’s annual Best Performing CEOs in the World ranking, and edits feature articles on topics including negotiation, sales, and entrepreneurship. He will present a live executive summary of articles presented in HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Managing in a Downturn.

Martin Reeves

Senior Partner and Managing Director,
Boston Consulting Group

Martin Reeves is a senior partner and managing director in the Boston Consulting Group’s San Francisco office and the director of the BCG Henderson Institute. He has also co-authored the HBR bestseller Your Strategy Needs a Strategy. He will present how companies can win in 2020.

For more information contact:

Katie Girow

Director of Membership Services
+358 45 162 8449