Find out how you can see and understand the world beyond appearances, through the eyes of diplomats that are specially educated to solve critical situations and develop relationships in a global environment characterised by Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity, because this is the new normality. Business paradigms are changing rapidly, being sensitively influenced by geo-political, technological and economic factors that are not related to the national context only. These changes can generate both threats and opportunities for companies.
The international perspective is increasingly important for any organization.
Companies need to collaborate with governments and diplomats, NGOs and other local and international economic influential groups to maintain and develop their market place and solve problems whose solving is no longer only in their power.
In order to operate sustainably and protect their interests in the markets, companies need to develop internal competencies that enable them to create, cultivate and manage high-level relationships with interest groups, governmental, non-governmental and private factors that are influential and relevant to the company’s activity.
This requires a way of being.
Diplomacy can provide visionary businessmen with kind of tools and methods that they need to succeed in the 21st Century. Diplomat-businessman relationship is mutually beneficial.
Officials, diplomats accredited to Bucharest, business people, business executives both from Romanian and Multinational companies and other international experts and business organisation’s representatives.
The speeches will be presented both in English and Romanian language as the case may be, with simultaneous interpretation RO/EN.
9:00 – 9:45 — Registration & Wecome Coffee & Networking
9:45 — Opening speech – Introduction on Business Diplomacy. Why the business people need to access diplomatic competences when going international, opening new markets and developing global business partnerships.
11:35 – 11:50 — Coffee Break
13:00-13:45 — Lunch Break
15:05-15:15 — Coffee Break
Dorel CAPRAR – President of the Committee for Defence, Public Order and National Security – Chamber of Deputies: Strategic Networking
16:45 — Valentin PREDA – CEO of The Romanian Business Exchange: Conclusions & Brief Presentation of the future Training Program on Business Diplomacy
„Diplomacy: The business of handling a porcupine without disturbing the quills.”
„Diplomacy is to do and say The nastiest thing in the nicest way.” – Isaac GOLDBERG
„Diplomaţia este arta de a-i lăsa pe alţii să facă de bună voie ceea ce le spui tu” – Abraham LINCOLN
„When diplomacy ends, War begins.” – Adolf Hitler
„Business Diplomacy este un instrument la fel de important pentru o companie cu viziune internationala aflata in expansiune, cat si pentru o companie locala interesata de supravietuire” – Valentin PREDA, CEO Bursa Romana de Afaceri
„In secolul XXI daca nu esti diplomat, esti in afara jocului” – Shaun RIORDAN, Diplomat Britanic de Cariera