Global Ready Leadership: Developing Your Global Mindset

  • Date
    29 May 2015 - 29 May 2015
  • Beijing Time
    9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Venue
    EU SME Centre Training Room Room 910, Sunflower Tower, No.37 Maizidian West Street, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China 北京市朝阳区麦子店西街37号 盛福大厦910室
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Course Details

Type: Full-day Capacity Training

Date: Friday 29 May 2015

Time: 9.00 am – 17:30 am

Location: EU SME Centre Training Room

Language: English

Course Objectives

Developing global leadership capability is key to business success in the globalized business market. This programme is designed to help you become more effective in your regional or global interaction as a business leader. Whether you are a manager, senior manager or director, if your current or future role requires some level or international interaction and responsibility you will benefit greatly from this programme. Further developing your global operating skills and global mindset will be key to your overall success. This programme will teach you the skills and self-understanding which you will need to build your global leadership capability.

During this highly interactive training session you will:

  • Gain a deep understanding of what is required for successful global leadership and the concept of Global Mindset
  • Receive a detailed report of where you are now in terms of your Global Mindset
  • Develop a personal action plan with the most effective and efficient ways to improve your Global Mindset and Global Leadership Capability

Course Outline

Session 1: Global Leadership Trends and Success Factors: Including recent data comparing the leadership style of Chinese, European and American leaders.

– Latest trends highlight how important is it to develop Global Leadership Capacities

– Specific capabilities and qualities that differentiate successful Global Leaders from successful leaders

Session 2: What is a Global Mindset?

– Understand Global Mindset Inventory: Intellectual Capital, Psychological Capital, Social Capital

Session 3: Understanding Your Global Mindset

– Building self-awareness is the key to developing your Global Mindset

– Psychological Capital – “Real” Story

– Social Capital – “Real” Story

Session 4: Developing as a Global Ready Leader

– Simple and tangible ways to practice and develop your Global Mindset

– Sharing of Global Mindset actions, commitment to Take Action!

Pre-course Online Assessment

participants will be asked to take a pre-course assessment once registration are confirmed.

The programme will utilize the Global Mindset Inventory (GMI) assessment from the Najafi Global Mindset Institute (NGMI), located at Thunderbird School of Global Management. The GMI assesses three types of capitals and nine competencies: Global Intellectual Capital, Global Psychological Capital, Global Social Capital. It has been developed to help executives better communicate, do business with, and influence people who are unlike themselves.

For more details of GMI assessment, please download the attachment on left.

Trainer Profile

Elisa Mallis

Experienced Executive Coach, Speaker and Human Capital Consultant with a passion for developing people and their global mindset. For the past 4 years Elisa’s has been the Head of Executive Coaching at MDS, leading a team of highly qualified Executive Coaches to deliver world class leadership development and executive coaching solutions.

Prior to MDS, Elisa spent 10 years at Accenture, working as a Management Consultant in the areas of human capital strategy, talent management, coaching and leadership effectiveness. As an executive within Accenture, Elisa developed the Human Capital Strategy for nine countries in the Asia Pacific region, including China, and led the development of the Culture Change portion of Accenture’s Global Human Capital Strategy from 2008 to 2010. Prior to working in Asia, Elisa provided consulting and coaching to numerous Accenture Fortune 500 clients across the United States and Europe. She led teams of up to 35 people on multi-million dollar transformation projects and also led the development of several large coaching initiatives within Accenture.

In addition to a number of Fortune 500 clients, is also currently an Executive Coach for members of the World Economic Forum’s Global Leadership Fellows Program. Elisa has earned a Masters in Organizational Psychology and a Master of Education in Counseling Psychology both from Columbia University in New York City. She completed her initial coach training in 2002, is a Results Certified Coach and received her ACC credential from the International Coach Federation. Elisa is also an accredited practitioner for the Global Mindset Inventory (GMI), the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® and the Leadership Effectiveness Analysis™ (LEA) 360, and ChangeTracking™.

Elisa was the Chair of the European Chamber of Commerce in China’s HR Forum from 2011 to 2013, leading two Human Capital Conferences with over 150 participants. From 2005 to 2009 Elisa served as the Selection Committee Chair for the International Spirit at Work Awards. Elisa has also been a frequent speaker and workshop leader at a number of Human Capital, Leadership and Coaching Conferences in the US, Europe and China. For the last eight years Elisa has been based in Beijing with her husband and their two boys.

Further Reading

EU SME Centre Report – Developing a Truly Global Leadership Team


Standard fee: 3200 RMB/per person

Discounted price 3000 RMB/per person is available for

  • Members of the Centre’s official partners – Upon registration, please indicate which chamber of commerce or trade promotion organisation you are a member of.

To register, please contact Erica Lin:

Tel: +86 (0)10 8527 5300 – 318, Email:

Please register in advance, walk-ins will not be accepted; Limited spots are available and attendance is given on a first come first served basis.

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