Gian Bagui, a 5th year Industrial Economics Program student, was chosen as a Nestle MILE leader. He was among the top 36 students (out of 700 applicants across the country) who made it to the main part of the program, which was a three-day intensive leadership and business course held at the I’M Hotel in Makati City from October 23 to 25.

Gian was also part of Team sMILE, awarded 2nd place for their idea Tibay Padala, a program that intends to emphasize the value of hard work in earning money while addressing the need of tibay through Bear Brand Adult Plus among Filipino breadwinners.

MILE, which stands for Management Immersion for Leadership Excellence, is a flagship program of Nestle for attracting young and promising talents. It aims to engage selected students from top schools in a program that immerses them in the Nestle business, values and principles, mission and vision, and Creating Shared Value Initiatives.

Know more about the School of Economics and the Industrial Economics Program here.