Cognitive Biases and Decision-Making in the COVID-19 Crisis

Masterclass with Olivier Sibony HEC Paris Professor
October 22 at 5:00 PM (CET), online

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HEC Paris Executive Education is strongly committed to promoting lifelong learning for executives in Lebanon. We would therefore like to invite you to a short series of Masterclasses. Our goal is to provide you with practical insights on a range of key topics that will help you to meet the economic and human challenges of your country.

About the Webinar : 

With the rise of the Covid-19 outbreak, the response of populations, like those of governments in different countries, has raised and still raises many questions. One of the prisms that makes it possible to understand the apparent irrationality of analyses and decisions is that of cognitive sciences. In this one-hour interactive session, Olivier Sibony will present a number of cognitive biases that affected the initial understanding of the situation and still affect its management. The discussion will aim to highlight lessons for policy makers in their practice. Olivier Sibony teaches strategy, decision-making and problem-solving at HEC Paris. Previously, he spent 25 years

Olivier Sibony,
Associate Professor HEC Paris

Olivier Sibony is a writer, educator and consultant specializing in Strategy, strategic decision making and the organization of decision processes.

From 1991 to 2015, Olivier was a consultant, Partner and Director in the Paris, New York and Brussels offices of McKinsey & Company. Among other roles, he served as global leader of the Corporate Strategy Practice, as a European leader of the Consumer sector, and as a member of the Firm’s global Partner Review Committee.

From an industry sector perspective, he has extensive experience in Consumer Packaged Goods, Luxury Goods, Retail, and Private Equity.


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