4 Mar Surviving and thriving in the fast-changing job market

Dear Alumni,
You’re invited to an interactive evening in Basel with the author of a proven and pragmatic model for taking control of mid-career decisions and helping individuals create their unique program of career management and growth.

Surviving And Thriving In The Fast-Changing Job Market: 12 steps to achieve a fulfilling career – and grow in the process
March 4, 2019
Are you feeling the pressure of today’s fast changing environments, the rise of digital, its threats and opportunities, and the disappearance of the life-long job?  Do you feel that you are being challenged to operate differently and be more agile in order to stay relevant and keep your career on track? Professionals today want to balance a fulfilling career, private life and personal renewal. This requires deliberately designing and implementing a program for long-term professional development and satisfaction.

Join us for an interactive session targeted to individuals who:

  • Wish to learn how to leverage the changes in the work landscape
  • Seek to evolve from a generic role to their own unique personal brand
  • Learn how to better position themselves by applying core elements of corporate strategy to individual careers;
  • Ensure you can find answers to common mid-career questions, and help make the decisions that result in professional fulfilment;
  • Want to take control of their professional destiny, building on their acquired assets and create compelling opportunities for themselves that support their aspirations.

Whether you are an employee, intrapreneur, or entrepreneur, there is a proven way, based on understanding strengths and building on them, defining a clear purpose, leveraging assets, and establishing a personal brand, It is possible to be grounded yet ready for a range of fulfilling future options. Join us for a relevant and inspiring event!


Sammy Rashed
Principal at SRCD
Co-founder The Beyond Group AG

A strategic advisor and executive coach with nearly 30 years’ experience in senior management in various industries, Sammy’s focus is on helping individuals and organisations strategise, crystalise, and realise their unique contribution. His experience spans project management, productivity, strategy, and personal development.  A career intrapreneur, he created each of his positions at Novartis Pharma and Merck & Co. before co-founding The Beyond Group AG and SRCD in Switzerland.  He has headed organizations in Canada, Europe, and globally across all regions, not only driving the strategy and leading transformation programs for his function, but also becoming recognized as high-impact coach and mentor, as well as a thought leader on personal and professional development. He holds a degree in Architecture, an executive MBA from UQAM, and serve as Corporate Partner Research & Education with the Technical University of Dortmund.

Key Facts
When: Monday, March 4, 2019 18:00
Where: Restaurant Safran Zunft, Gerberstrasse 11, 4001 Basel 
Tickets: CHF 65 INSEAD Swiss NAA & Northwestern Alumni Association Members / CHF 85 Alumni Non-members and Guests Registration (Seating limited to 30 participants  from INSEAD and Northwestern, or guests. First come, first served)
Registration: XING events https://en.xing-events.com/GAMECHANGER2

18:00 Welcome & Registration
18:30 Presentation /Workshop, Q&A
19:45 Apéro riche
21:00 Departure

INSEAD Alumni Association Switzerland
Marc Galin MBA’99J, Basel Chapter President
[email protected]