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2nd edition

Managing Like Amazon

Adopt Bezos Management System.

Lectured by Colin Bryar, VP & Bezos's Shadow at Amazon.

The person who documented Amazon management system.


5300€ +VAT until 13th September. Increases to 5700€ + vat


29-31 October 2024


Herdade Caçabrava, Tomar, Portugal


30 ceo, coo, chro, and similar


For Whom & Benefits

Ceo's, Coo's, Chro's, managing directors, and similars

  • Understanding Amazon "Operating Cadence"

  • Hiring, talent and creating a culture of "Bar Raisers"

  • How Amazon does Weekly, Monthly and Anual Business Reviews

  • The Anual Operating Plan (and planning)

  • Refine your flywheel and understand inputs-outputs (flywheel KPIs)

  • How to identify and focus on controllable customer-facing input metrics

  • How to build strong narratives and executive communications

  • Designing leadership principles (lessons from early days with Jeff)

  • Innovation opportunities and initiatives

  • How to fit everything into your "Operating Cadence"

  • Breakout sessions to apply the concepts to your company


First Edition Participants were Ceo's, Coo's and similars from:

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Colin Bryar.

The person who documented Amazon management system, and former Bezos Shadow.

  • 13 years as VP, Chief of Staff to the CEO at Amazon & member of the Senior Team of Jeff Bezos.

  • "Jeff's Shadow," a side-by-side with Jeff Bezos, providing advice, implementation, and following up on the CEO's ideas.

  • Supervised Prime, AWS, Kindle, and Fulfillment by Amazon.

  • Co-authored Working Backwards: Secrets from inside Amazon.

  • ​Co-founded Working Backwards LLC, aiding companies in implementing Amazon's innovative business processes.



  • Who's Business Retreats?
    A portuguese project co-founded by two business enthusiasts with the specific goal of organizing 2-day masterclasses lectured by top business leaders, so you can bring new perspectives and ways of working into your team and company. 1 instructor. 1 subject. 1 small group (30 participants). at Portugal.
  • Where is the masterclass located?
    This masterclass will take place at Our Quinta, Malveira. From Lisbon: 40 minutes From Porto: 2 hours & 45 minutes (55 minutes by flight)
  • Masterclass duration
    Total: 16 hours (8 hours per day) Date: 15 & 16 May 2024
  • How many participants?
    We aim to receive 30 participants to compose a small group of marketing directors and other executives.. That way participants have plenty of attention from the instructor and a lot of time to talk directly with him.
  • Are discounts for groups available?
    Yes, we have group discounts. Just send us a email ( or message us via whatsapp, asking for more information about group discounts (and tell us the size of the group).
  • Will there be a certificate?
    Yes, and signed by the instructor. That means that you have successfully completed a certain number of hours of training and completed all of the course modules. The certificate have your personal name to be able to verify its authenticity.
  • Who are other participants?
    We aim to receive 30 directors and other executives. In past masterclasses we received executives and directors from Mc Donalds, Galp, EDP, Brisa, Gato Preto, Outsystems, Farfetch, Delta, Nespresso, Type, Gleba Padarias, Nova Base, Salvador Caetano, Bhout Fitness, Sumol+Compal, Sonae, Jerónimo Martins, Ben-u-ron, Abreu Advogados, Valispace, Ageas, Leroy Merlin, Fidelidade, Conduril, SANA Hotels, Sugal, Bluebird, Grupo Amorim, Eric Kayser, PHD Media, Sogrape, Semapa, Porsche (SIVA) and others.
  • Lunch, dinner and accommodation
    We cover accommodation (2 nights), lunch, dinner and coffee-breaks.
  • What's the Backyard Grill?
    17 march late afternoon, we prepare a special moment where you can eat premium meats and vegetables while you hang out with other participants and the instructor, surrounded by the beautiful and peaceful Serra da Malveira.

Package Includes

Meet & Greet 29th October

Connect with Colin and get to know each one of the participants at Herdade Caçabrava, Tomar.

2 Day Course 30th & 31th October

A look inside the machine that operates Amazon. Colin will share secrets and answer your questions.

Managing Like Amazon Workbook

An exclusive book where you can find Colin's frameworks and systems.

Hotel & Food Included

Accommodations takes place at Vila Galé Tomar Hotel. All meals are included during the three days.

Backyard Grill Experience

You will experience our Backyard Grill where premium meat cuts are grilled and music set the tone for conversations.

Signed Certificate

The certificate have your personal name to be able to verify its authenticity, signed by Colin.

Reserve Your Ticket


5300€ +VAT until 13th September. Increases to 5700€ + vat


29-31 October 2024


Herdade Caçabrava, Tomar, Portugal


30 ceo, coo, chro, and similar

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