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Frédéric Favre

The 23 managers and directors enrolled at the various Business Science Institute campuses (Geneva, Montreal, Tunis, and Dakar) have two types of motivation: personal, with the desire to complete a thesis, capitalize on their experience, improve themselves intellectually, and further realize their potential; and professional, because the Executive DBA allows practicing managers to stand out in an environment where master’s degrees and MBAs have become commonplace.

Frédéric Favre is the head of the Human Resources and Training department of Migros Valais in Geneva and the founder and manager of a business support company that works in personnel management. He joined the Business Science Institute in 2012.

He is preparing his Executive Doctorate in Business Administration on “The adaptive performance of employees”, directed by Alain Vas, professor of Business Administration at the Louvain School of Management (LSM).

For him, “this training is very important in two ways. First, It allows one’s employees to feel more at ease during their daily tasks and to enjoy them, since not understanding a large part of one’s job can cause frustration. Second, the professional world and its jobs are evolving. Since you are the occupant of your position but the owner of its expertise, it’s important to make yourself marketable as an employee. Businesses have to adapt to changes and need to be able to rely on their employees to help”.

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