The CEO of the Association of European Businesses spoke to the students of the Global Governance and Leadership English Bachelor’s program at the ISS RANEPA
On July 2, Tadzio Schilling, CEO of the Association of European Businesses (AEB), addressed the second-year students at the English-language Bachelor’s degree program ‘Global Governance and Leadership’ of the Institute for Social Sciences (ISS) of the Presidential Academy as part of the Corporate Leaders Workshop.
The main topics of the workshop were Mr. Schilling’s professional experience as CEO of the Association of European Businesses, and the specifics of building a successful international career for university graduates.
During the meeting, the speaker spoke to the students about his career path. Tadzio Schilling shared his experience in various areas related to finance, HR and sales. He paid particular attention to the competencies needed to work in the international space.
Mr. Schilling gave the students recommendations on how to build business relationships with international business partners and explained what an aspiring professional should know in order to build an interesting and successful career.
Students were able to ask questions about the importance of work-life balance, CEO routines and the speaker’s interests.
There was a lively discussion about the coronavirus pandemic and Tadzio Schilling’s treatment experience at a hospital in the Kommunarka settlement in Moscow. He praised the level of medicine in Russia and measures taken by the government to combat the spread of infection.
The Association of European Businesses (AEB) is the main representative body of foreign investors in Russia. Established in 1995, the AEB is an independent non-profit organization uniting over 500 companies operating in Russia. AEB includes both large international corporations and small and medium-sized businesses from the European Union, European Free Trade Association and other regions of the world. The Association also includes Russian, American, Japanese, Korean and Turkish companies. What they all have in common is a commitment to strengthening economic ties between the EU and Russia, as well as a desire to improve the investment climate in Russia.