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Pandemic: Applying MBA degree skills to a crisis

In this episode of Business Class, we return to Thailand for an MBA review of the business skills needed to face this financial crisis.

June 12, 2020
PJ Van Hecke
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In this episode of Business Class, we return to Thailand for an MBA review of the business skills needed to face this financial crisis. We spoke with PJ Van Hecke, a 2018 graduate of the USC IBEAR MBA program. PJ used his time in the program to shift from a global career in maritime engineering to the entrepreneurial side of book publishing. He is now a Co-Founder in Bangkok-based The Reading Room.

In conversation with IBEAR MBA Director Dick Drobnick,, PJ lays out the core MBA skills he worked to master. He goes on to describe how these skills helped guide his new venture through the uncharted waters of a global pandemic.

Pieter-Jan Van Hecke is a 2018 graduate of the IBEAR MBA program.

Interview recorded on April 16, 2020

To maintain social distancing this interview was recorded over the web.

Dick Drobnick

Interview conducted by Dick Drobnick, Director IBEAR MBA Program

Pandemic: Applying MBA degree skills to a crisis - PJ Van Hecke – The Reading Room - Bangkok

PJ Van Hecke

PJ Van Hecke – Co-Founder, The Reading Room, Bangkok

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