Executive Education and NII Holdings to Launch New Two-Year Program on Leadership

January 11, 2011

Deputy Dean Ernst to Deliver Remarks at Kickoff Event

NII Holdings, Inc., one of the world’s leading providers of fully integrated mobile communications services in Latin America, has partnered with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business to create a two-year custom executive education program in global leadership development.

Offered to the CEO and approximately 100 other top leaders within NII Holdings, the program will begin with a two-day kickoff event on January 12 and 13, 2011, titled “Leadership is Change: Strategies for Global Success in the Rapidly Changing Telecom Industry.”

After classes in change management taught by Associate Professor Brooks Holtom and strategy taught by Associate Professor Paul Almeida, participants will hear from Deputy Dean Ricardo Ernst in a keynote lecture about “Globalization, Competitiveness, and Governability: What Do They Mean for Latin America?”

To view a live webcast of the keynote lecture, visit http://msbmedia.georgetown.edu/leadership-is-change/. To learn more about NII Holdings, visit http://www.nii.com.

Part of the Executive Education Office at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, Custom Programs develops nondegree courses tailored to meet the unique needs of client organizations. Developed through consultations with client representatives and Georgetown faculty and staff, the offerings build upon the school’s strengths in the areas of leadership and management, as well as the school’s Washington, D.C., location. Clients include Abengoa, Booz Allen Hamilton, CNIA/Abu Dabi, and NII Holdings, among others. To learn more, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu/executive/.

About Executive Education at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is a premier business school located at the center of world politics and business in Washington, D.C. The school is highly regarded for its global approach to executive education. Its Custom Programs division creates nondegree courses tailored to meet the needs of client organizations. Developed through consultations with client representatives and Georgetown faculty and staff, the offerings build upon the school’s strengths in the areas of leadership and management, as well as the school’s Washington, D.C., location. Clients hail from such countries as Japan, South America, Spain, Germany, and Nigeria, and have included Abengoa, Booz Allen Hamilton, and CNIA/Abu Dabi, among others.

Georgetown also offers prestigious Executive MBA and Executive Master’s in Leadership degree programs, as well as a Global Executive MBA with ESADE Business School in Spain and Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business resides in the new Rafik B. Hariri Building, a state-of-the-art facility that blends the tradition of Georgetown University with forward-thinking functionality. For more information about Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, visit http://msb.georgetown.edu.