Joe McMahon is the Chief Operating Officer of SAME Solutions, a company that uses high quality video, point-of-view and interactive scenarios to spark interest and curiosity in learners and lead to actual behaviour change.
He is a former British Army Captain who attended the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, the Junior Command and Staff course and then led operations in Northern Ireland and Iraq. After the British Army he became a military adviser to the United Arab Emirates government based in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
As a corporate leadership and crisis management expert, with over 20 years’ experience, he helps organisations operate in hostile environments in the Middle East, Africa, South America and South East Asia. Here are some examples:
Joe is also the co-founder of Essential Leadership providing leadership training and problem solving to start-ups, middle management and the suite C-suite of large organisations.
He has a BSc degree in Politics and International Relations from the London School of Economics and an MA degree in International Security Studies from University of Leicester. Speaks fluent English and French, proficient Arabic and German.
Joe has written two novels – The Face of God and The Fourth Stage, with a third on the way.
THE AIM OF THE COURSE
In today’s fast-paced world, leaders have to possess various skills to enable them to deal with the volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous business environment. This course is designed to provide students with crucial skills and capabilities to perform individually and as a team and achieve organisational goals. This module enhances and activates student transition from a follower to a leader by equipping them with the practical skills, tools, and knowledge required to succeed as a global leader. In order to help students to succeed as global leaders, this module also offers each student four individual coaching sessions throughout the semester to help students to embed their skills and achieve their career goals.