8th BOOKBRIDGE Capability Program

The 8th BOOKBRIDGE Capability Program united 21 talents from 10 nationalities to learn, develop and create sustainable impact in Mandalgovi, Mongolia. On September 15, 2016, the team opened up their learning center with their Community Hero Nangaa. Discover what they have taken away from their learning journey as entrepreneurs and the impact created by the program!

21 next-generation leaders developed
1 social enterprise created
1000 job and life chances created
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CAP8 Team in Mandalgovi, Mongolia in September 2016

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Key take aways for candidates

Do‘s or change after the program

  • Maintain a design attitude
  • Develop a joint vision within the team
  • Listen actively
  • Celebrate small successes
  • Re-gain control after a downward trigger to boost an upward moment
  • Invest time in building and improving teams – being physically together helps

New competencies learnt

  • How to make decisions in an environment with many unknowns
  • How to design business models with the Business Model Canvas
  • How to empower a diverse team and work together in a virtual setting
  • How to use a joint vision to navigate through troubled waters
  • How to use the 80/20 approach to achieve desired outcomes

Key Learnings for BOOKBRIDGE

  • Invite Community Hero to module 1 to ease relationship building with the team
  • Make the virtual module 2 shorter and crisp following the design attitude
  • Provide more in-depth market research upfront to candidates

Meet the Community Hero

Narangarav Jambaltseren
Community Hero

Meet the coaches

Nathalie Moral
Business Coach, mavia.ch

Dr. Heike Rudolf von Rohr
Leadership Coach, TGC.ag

Meet the investors

Angela Marti
Director, Swiss Re Foundation

Fritz Gutbrodt
MD Chairman‘s Office, Swiss Re

Gerhard Lohmann
CFO Reinsurance, Swiss Re

Meet the team

Albert

Albert Jan DeVisser
Trafigura

Alla

Alla Golubeva
HILTI

Chris

Chris Gowland
HILTI

Cian

Cian McGrath
HILTI

Dolgorsuren

Dolgorsuren Dashzeveg
Mandalgovi

Edith

Edith Wolfram
Swiss Re

Emma

Emma Stroud
Trafigura

Gerelsuren

Gerelsuren Gerelee
Mandalgovi

Loredana

Loredana Mazzoleni Neglen
Swiss Re

Michi

Michi Karsch
Swisscom

Munkhbat

Munkhbat Munkhuu
Mandalgovi

Munkhjargal

Munkhjargal Muugi
Mandalgovi

Pierre

Pierre Lorinet
Trafigura

Quentin

Quentin Ertzscheid
HILTI

Sanjaasuren

Sanjaasuren Mungunhuu
Mandalgovi

Tanya

Tanya Richter
HILTI

Tobias

Tobias Wassmann
Swiss Re

Wolf-Dieter

Wolf-Dieter Gross
Swisscom

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