In a rapidly changing world, with numerous opportunities and new challenges, the ability to focus on the purpose of the organisation, value creation and to set the strategic vision has never been more critical for boards. Thinking more strategically, developing an effective strategy for your organisation and capturing the opportunities are essential skills for board directors and C-suite executives.

This workshop will explore the board's role in defining purpose, setting the strategic vision for the organization, the importance of strategic thinking and creating competitive advantage, innovation and the latest technological trends that are transforming our world.

Online workshop format

Our online workshop will be delivered using our Zoom platform for live video conferencing. The online sessions will be highly interactive with the use of breakout rooms and discussion groups with plenty of opportunity for questions.

So please plan for a full day workshop each day from 10.00 am - 6.00 pm KSA time, 11 am - 7 pm UAE time.

Workshop content

This 2-day workshop will cover the following topics:

- Strategic Thinking

- Good Strategy - Bad Strategy

- The essence of strategic thinking and what constitutes high quality strategic thinking

- Beating the Odds: how do companies become leaders in their market and create competitive advantage

- The importance of innovation and creativity

- Beyond Strategy to Defining Purpose and embedding ESG

- The latest technology trends including:

- Advanced Analytics

- Cybersecurity

- Metaverse

- Gen AI / ChatGPT

- Cloud

Event details

Date: 12-13 August 2024


  • 10:00am - 6:00pm (KSA Time)
  • 11:00am - 7:00pm (UAE Time)

Location: Online Zoom Platform

Workshop Fees:

  • Non-Member: USD 3780 per person
  • Associate: USD 3591 per person
  • Member: USD 3321 per person
  • Fellow: USD 2871 per person

Rates above are exclusive of VAT and effective as at 17 May 2020

*Participants who have completed the Certificate in Board Directorship, and who have been Certified, are eligible to take the Diploma. This workshop can be taken as an Elective module for Diploma participants.

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