International Careers and Consultancy

Arrangör Handelshögskolan vid Umeå Universitet
Tid 2017-12-08 13:0015:00
Plats Lecture Hall D, Lindellhallen, Umeå
International Careers and Consultancy

Welcome to a guest lecture with a former collegue at USBE, Niklas Schmidt who is now the CEO of the social enterprise NovoSpection
Niklas will talk on two topics during his lecture:
Part 1:
The Global Goals
Making sustainability a comparative advantage
Part 2: Tools for managing an international career
The case of the United Nations

During the last 15 years, Niklas has worked in countries such as Russia, Mozambique, Guatemala, and Bolivia. Niklas started his career as a management trainee for Business Press – Central and Eastern Europe in Russia. Subsequently he has mainly been with the United Nations, including as a national and regional adviser to United Nations Country Teams. In the Swedish development agency Sida, he was responsible for the preparatory courses for civil servants joining the UN and the World Bank, focusing on programme planning and career management.
He has worked with the implementation of the Global Goals for sustainable development in the UN and Sida. NovoSpection is currently developing Platform2030, a tool to make it easy for organisations to align core operations with the Global Goals.