At the t-MBA Summit organized by Doğa College for the 16th time this year, the world’s largest lecture hall was taught. The summit held at the Lütfi Kırdar International Congress and Exhibition Center brought together Turkey’s leading business leaders and young people.
This year’s theme of the summit, organized by Doğa College t-MBA Leadership Academy, was “Leaders’ Sustainability Agenda”.
Can Educational Institutions Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors Baran Umut Baycan said that one of the basic education mottos of Can Educational Institutions, which includes Bilgi University and Doğa College, is to keep up with change.
Reminding the British biologist and natural historian Charles Robert Darwin, the founder of the theory of evolution, he said, “It is not those who are smarter or stronger, but those who keep up with change the most,” Baycan said, “This scientific fact is one of the basic pillars of our educational institution. We are striving to educate students by raising generations who can adapt to this world, which is experiencing rapid technological change and digital transformation, where access to information takes place in seconds, and by giving the infrastructure of this to our students with the best opportunities,” he said.
Presenting a plaque to Yemek Sepeti CEO Mert Baki at the Business Projects Finalists Award Ceremony, Baycan wished the students of Doğa College to be entrepreneurs as well.
At the summit, Renault MAIS CEO Dr. Berk Çağdaş, Eti Gıda Board Member Hakan Polatoğlu, LC Waikiki E Ticaret General Manager Ömer Barbaros Yiş, Vodafone Executive Board Member Levent Gemici, W20 Founding President Dr. Gülden Türktan and Yemek Sepeti CEO Mert Baki shared their experiences.
Doga College High Advisory Board President Prof. Dr. Remzi Sanver also drew attention to the importance of sustainability in his speech.
Renault MAIS CEO- Dr. Berk Çağdaş emphasized the importance of communication. Contemporary ”The reason for the imbalance in the world today is the inability of people to communicate with each other. If you establish a sustainable life for yourself, the society will turn into a society with sustainable characteristics,” he said.
Eti Gıda Board Member Hakan Polatoğlu suggested that students pursue their curiosity, not what they aspire to. Polatoğlu ”Working is the fuel of life. It is a dimension that can be achieved by thinking universally, observing universal truths, and knowing the world well,” he said.
Ömer Barbaros Yiş, General Manager of LC Waikiki E Ticaret, also emphasized goodness.
Vodafone Executive Board Member Levent Gemici stated that everyone can have different interests and strengths. He said, “It is to benefit from the multi-colouredness that makes up the family, the company and the society.”
W20 Founding President Dr. Gülden Türktan advised the students to “Take your decisions step by step”.