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AmCham Shanghai will be hosting an information session about the Search Inside Yourself 2-day workshop (occurring Friday December 3 and Saturday December 4, 2021). With the facilitation of Dr. Lorna Doucet, Associate Professor at Fudan School of Management and Dr. Bjoern Lindemann, certified Search Inside Yourself instructor, you will learn about the rationale and logic behind the crafting of this 10-year program that has become one of the most highly acclaimed emotional intelligence programs for leaders.

Born, developed and practiced at Google, the world-renowned mindfulness and emotional intelligence leadership program Search Inside Yourself (SIY) 2-day program returns to Shanghai this December. This program is one of the most highly rated leadership programs among Google employees. Over 50,000 people in more than 150 cities and 50 countries have taken this program including leaders in the United Nations, 3M, Didi Chuxing, Deloitte, PwC, Yum, SAP, Salesforce, LinkedIn, Ford, Roche and other global institutions and corporations.

Click here for more about this two-day emotional intelligence workshop on Friday December 3 and Saturday December 4, 2021 at AmCham Shanghai Conference Center.


  • Dr. Lorna Doucet (Associate Professor at Fudan School of Management)

    Dr. Lorna Doucet

    Associate Professor at Fudan School of Management

    Lorna has taught SIY and customized mindfulness-based emotional intelligence programs for business and educational organizations in Asia and North America. She combines academic rigor with practical wisdom and caring, helping leaders understand concepts and implement transformational practices in daily life.

    In addition to teaching SIY, Lorna is an Associate Professor at Fudan School of Management, where she helps a wide range of students including executives and full-time MBAs reach their highest potential through mindfulness-based emotional intelligence. In her teaching, she draws on her academic research, her multiple publications in top tier academic journals and her leadership experience in TEDxPuxi, TEDxShanghaiWomen, and Labatt Brewing Company.

    Early in her career, Lorna worked as chemical engineer, drawing on her strong analytical capabilities. But ultimately, she found her true passion in the area of emotional intelligence. She has conducted research and taught courses on emotional intelligence for over 20 years. Over the years, Lorna has become increasingly convinced of the importance of mindfulness in building emotional intelligence.

    Lorna began a daily meditation practice in 2014 and has completed 10-day silent meditation retreats at Insight Meditation Society and at Quebec Vipassana Meditation Centre-Dhamma Suttama. Lorna also practices interpersonal mindfulness at Authentic Montreal.

    Lorna holds a PhD in Management from Wharton and a BSc in Chemical Engineering from University of Ottawa. She splits her time between Shanghai and Montreal and loves the live jazz scenes in both cities.

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  • Dr. Bjoern Lindemann

    Dr. Bjoern Lindemann

    Dr. Bjoern Lindemann is Mindfulness & Leadership Coach with a passion for personal growth and professional development. Bjoern provides trainings based on mindfulness and emotional intelligence skills to boost organizational performance and help managers become inspiring, driven, and insightful individuals. He also works to roll-out strategies for leadership and mindfulness programs in businesses and organizations across Asia and Europe.

    Bjoern was born in Germany, and, for the past 15 years, he has held leading positions in manufacturing, business associations, consulting, academia and NGOs in Asia. Currently, he is a General Manager of a German manufacturing company in China and a Board Member of the German Chamber of Commerce in China. Drawing from his own vast experience as a leader, Bjoern understands the challenges and complexity of today’s business world and helps leaders grow personally and professionally and inspire their teams. He has facilitated successful leadership programs for executive teams and leaders from Fortune 500 companies, such as Volkswagen, and entrepreneurs and alumni groups from leading international business schools, such as INSEAD and CEIBS.

    Bjoern holds a Master's Degree in Political Science, a PhD in Chinese Studies, Executive MBAs from INSEAD and Tsinghua University, and is a certified Search Inside Yourslef (SIY) teacher.

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Standard Price Free


AmCham Shanghai Conference Center (Xintiandi)

27F, Infinitus Tower, No.168 Hubin Road, Huangpu District.

Shanghai, China

If you have any questions please contact David Ma

Contact Organizer

+86 61693016

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