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Webinar Series

Menlo College Webinar series is designed to create engaging online events where a speaker, or small group of speakers, deliver a presentation to a large audience locally and globally.

Our webinar series is instrumental in capacity building in various ways to identify or help find a solution to problems, discuss and empower skills and ideas, and deliver value without teaching too much.

All webinars are always live, free, and open to all! You can register for a specific webinar by clicking on the title of that webinar below.


From Empires to Rain Forests: Haier’s Rendanheyi as the Model for Success in the Platform Era
May 6th, 2021 | 8:00am – 9:00am (PDT)

In this webinar we’ll explore the surprising story, the inspiring ideas and the insightful solutions through which Haier kept anticipating the market and disrupting itself from within for 36 years, to become the global leader in white goods appliances. 

Through the first-hand knowledge of Prof. Bill Fisher, the market experience with Rendaheyi of Simone Cicero and Emanuele Quintarelli, the deep understanding of innovation dynamics of Dr. Annika Steiber, participants will gain a rich, inside-out understanding of the transformational value and historical connections but also the open challenges and the potential areas of further development of the Rendanheyi model, as the inspiration from a new breed of entrepreneurial, ecosystemic and adaptive organizations fit for the unpredictable world in which we are all immersed.

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Leading for Exponential Impact- Turning Mounting Pressure Into Expanding Opportunities
June 22nd, 8am – 9am (PDT)

We are in the early stages of a Big Shift in the global economy that is creating both exponentially expanding opportunities and mounting performance pressures. Our institutions and leadership models were designed for a previous era. Leaders will have to become the catalyst for profound institutional change. Drawing on decades of research and the opportunity to work with leaders of major companies around the world as well as successful entrepreneurs, John Hagel and Antonio Boadas, CCO at GE Appliances, a Haier company, will in this webinar focus on the changing role and practices of leaders.

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Winning in the Digital Age – Leadership and Management for the 21st Century
March 9th, 2021 | 8:00am-9:00am PST 

Technologies and markets in every industry are now subject to frequent and unpredictable change, putting a premium on qualities like entrepreneurship, nimbleness, and rapid response. The Rendanheyi Silicon Valley Center and Stephen Denning, the author of seven business books and 900 articles for Forbes, offered together with, professor Bill Fischer, GE Appliances, and Dr. Steiber a webinar on March 9th with the title: Winning in the Digital Age-Leadership in the 21st century. The plan is to provide an executive course with the very same title and scope. Please, find the recorded webinar here.

Investing and Doing Business in Turkey
February 25, 2021 at 9:00 AM PDT

Please, find the recorded webinar here.

My Digital Journey
November 5, 2020 at 11:00 AM PDT

Our speakers will share their expertise on how technology continues to influence, challenge and disrupt businesses large and small; and how the use of social media can affect our personal and professional lives.

This webinar is moderated by Dr. Mouwafac Sidaoui, Dean of School of Business at Menlo College

The Value of Self-Regulation in Difficult Times
October 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM PDT

Being a Better Bear, The Ethics of Cheezee Pleazees is a primary education book for parents and their children (ages 3+). Dr. Sekerka presents concepts that help young learners understand how to be more ethical. As we navigate these difficult pandemic times, self-regulation has become a critical skill set. In her third book of Being a Better Bear series, readers will come to understand how self-regulation is essential toward fostering personal and relational well-being. Through a series of challenges, a young cub named Fred realizes that he must learn to manage his desires to ensure his own health and happiness.

Introducing ethical responsibility at an early age is essential for building the moral foundation of our communities. This webinar will be moderated by Dr. Mouwafac Sidaoui, Dean of School of Business at Menlo College.

Our Voice, Our Equal Future
October 12, 2020

Menlo College and Hitachi Vantara invite you to join us to raise awareness on the benefits of different voices/diversity of thoughts in school, work, and life. In this webinar, we will discuss the diversity of perspective, young women leaders, organizational and cultural inclusion, and the technical divide for women.

The Future of Smart Cities
September 24, 2020

Dr. Mouwafac Sidaoui, Dean of the School of Business at Menlo College, in collaboration with Dr. Jonathan Reichental, CEO of Human Future and adjunct professor and instructor at several universities and learning institutions, will deliver a webinar on the focus of Reichental’s most recent book Smart Cities for Dummies, by Wiley Publishing Company. The conversation will focus on emerging government technologies, smart city opportunities, and the value of urban data.

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