Leaders of the future
Acquire unparalleled regional knowledge: Form a holistic perspective and deep dive into the world’s fastest growing regions: GCC, RCEP, and East Asia.
Harness the power of exponential tech: Web 3.0, blockchain, smart manufacturing, AI, rapid prototyping, quantum computing and beyond.
Construct your own regional ecosystem: Gain access to a highly curated network of like-minded leaders, investment bodies, government support and highly relevant local resources.
Thrive in today’s world of accelerating change: Receive guidance from professors, industry experts and successful unicorn founders from RCEP to fast-track your business growth in the region.
With the aim to build a global ecosystem to foster a new generation of unicorns with an enhanced emphasis on global responsibility, social purpose and a long-term perspective, the unicorn programs are tailored to the following organizations and individuals:
As part of UAE’s Entrepreneurial Nation Initiative to support start-ups and to have 20 unicorns by 2031, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business will co-host the Global Unicorn Forum with the World Government Summit. This program will start with this half-day, invite-only forum, followed by 2.5 days of training. This 3-day program will play a critical role in building a global ecosystem and fostering a new generation of unicorns with a renewed and enhanced emphasis on global responsibility, social purpose and long-term perspective.
Regional ecosystems – attend an exclusive briefing with UAE ministers, learn first-hand knowledge from founders of unicorn companies, and visit a top innovation hub (DIFC, home to more than 500 tech companies).
Relevant insights – learn from a global faculty of unicorn founders and industry professionals about the most recent tech and ESG concerns impacting unicorns, such as economic disruptions and digital transformation.
Peer learning & networking – establish connections and potential partnerships with like-minded peers through events such as the welcome gala dinner and the VIP Desert Safari event, etc.
Roadshows with investors, local entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and government officials.
Global Unicorn Forum – opportunity to gain entry to the Global Unicorn Forum (part of the World Government Summit, a member-only exclusive event for leaders, global experts, and decision-makers from around the globe)
CKGSB Global Entrepreneur Community – join the 1,000+ growing network of like-minded business leaders.
(09:00-12:35) Global Unicorn Forum
(18:00-20:00) Gala dinner for VIP speakers and guests
(18:00-20:00) Team Building Activity: VIP Desert Safari Cultural Experience
Explore our various executive education programs catering to individuals, companies or schools.