9-30 June 2008 Washington, USA

Executive Development Programs at the World Bank Institute bring together leaders from across the world and from a very broad array of organizations; aimed at business executives interested in the design of business strategies with the BoP. This unique program offered insights to build corporate strategies that fight poverty while delivering profits. The curriculum included various interesting topics, strategies to reach the 4 billion at the base of the pyramid, the role of multi-stakeholder partnerships, aligning business strategies with the development agenda, and more.
The programme is designed for business executives from larger companies responsible for managing business in emerging and developing economies, public sector leaders, donor agency executives, civil society organization representatives, staff from international development agencies and strategists from the world’s top business schools, as well as executives and entrepreneurs with proven track records on this business frontier. who are actively interested and engaged in involving the private sector in meeting development goals.
SAM believes that organizations can not only meet the bottom line, but develop working business models that include the world’s poor in the economical cycle as investors, producers, sellers and buyers.