Session 04.08

Effective leadership in internationalisation: building spheres of influence

  • Wednesday 25 Sept
  • Room 103A, Level 1, Messukeskus Expo and Convention Centre
  • Level: all
  • Related Expert Communities Strategy and Management

Navigating institutional politics is an essential part of any leadership role. Putting politics to good use in learning how to engage key stakeholders, gain consensus and understand the role and impact of competing priorities will help you build your spheres of influence and get ahead in your career. Join this interactive and dynamic session to discuss and share your experiences of building alliances and skills required in climbing the ladder.


  • Leadership & strategy


  • Laura Rumbley, 
    EAIE, Netherlands


  • Ray McHugh, 
    University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
  • William Brustein, 
    West Virginia University, USA