Law firms and lawyers often have difficulty with engagement and collaboration, as the focus in developing lawyers (and rightfully so) is on technical legal skills, intelligence and attention to detail. However, these areas and collaboration are not mutually exclusive. Mitya New is one of our expert speakers and he instructs Getting Teams to Collaborate and Perform. It is a course that is accredited by the Law Society of Hong Kong for CPD credits. This engaging course discusses how law firms and lawyers can break this cycle and encourage teamwork, engagement and collaboration towards higher performance as both individuals and teams.
Mitya New is a passionate and leading global business educator with an impressive track record of experience in team leadership and transforming performance in matrix organisations. He also serves as faculty at leading business schools in Asia and Europe.
He founded Leading Organizations to leverage his global and multi-cultural leadership experience and focus on his passion in developing the performance of teams. Over 15 years in CEO roles, he has led teams in blue chip multinationals in a number of key markets in Europe and Asia to improve their execution capability, their leadership effectiveness and their capability to build strategy.
He is a visiting professor at the Business School of HKUST, ranked in the world’s Top Ten business schools by the Financial Times. He delivers MBA credit courses and executive education programmes on strategy innovation and execution as well as high performance teams at the HKUST. He is also a visiting professor at the SDA Bocconi School of Management and Skolkovo Moscow School of Management.
He has completed a number of senior executive development programmes at the Bocconi School of Management, the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago (Barcelona) and Pennsylvania State University. He has an MA in International Affairs from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University as well as a BA in International Relations from the University of Sussex. Mitya is a certified practitioner of a number of psychometric instruments widely used in executive coaching and organizational development, such as Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Hogan Personality Inventories and Thomas Kilman Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI).
In his spare time, he is a passionate tennis and golf competitor.
Mitya was born in Indonesia, grew-up in Hong Kong and is native- English speaker. He also speaks German and Italian fluently and Mandarin Chinese well.