The Problem with Problem Solving - (Karachi) April 17 - 18, 2017 & (Lahore) April 19 - 20, 2017

Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm Download PDF
Venue: CEE@IBA,Karachi Reg Form
Contact: Tel: (0213) 8104700 (Ext:1804, 1807, 1809)  
  • Introduction

    "Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them." - Paul Hawken

    This is a high energy, stimulating and pragmatic course that explores how complex problems can be solved in a simple and methodological manner with the potential to significantly impact your success as a leader and the engagement and productivity of the people you lead or work with. The facilitators will share their unique methodology and toolkit on problem solving developed from their combined experience as practitioners.

    The program is designed to enable participants to be able to solve real business problems with confidence, skill and efficiency when they return back to their workplace, and understand how this can contribute to building a continuous improvement culture.

  • Topics Covered
    • Humans as superb problem solvers
    • Psychology and problem solving
    • The key methods of problem solving
    • The unique "3-step" model for problem solving
    • The application of the "3-step" model to real business problems
    • Problem solving as a method for continuous improvement
  • Faculty
    Steve Kelsey:

    Steve is a leading organizational and business improvement consultant. He has worked with organizations, teams and individuals across the world to develop their skills, unleash their potential and help them become more successful for over 25 years. With an approach that is at once dynamic and sensitive, he combines cutting-edge thinking with an incisive ability to generate new ideas, get to the root-cause of problems and create positive change.

    Nausherwan Akram:

    Nausherwan is a professional consultant specializing in strategic development, execution and operational improvement having worked for 15 years across the globe and in UK, US and French publicly listed organizations bringing about change and improvement. He brings rigor, detail and pragmatic solutions to organizations looking to improve that has earned him the trust and respect of many business leaders and the teams they lead. He completed his MBA from Ashridge Business School and Electronics Engineering with first class honors from the University of Hull in the UK.

  • Who Should Attend?

    Leaders who are interested to improve their business and productivity by transforming their problem solving approach and skills.

    • Mid to top level staff in corporates
    • Owners/families of family owned businesses
  • Benefits
    • Exposure to tools and actionable knowledge that will make an immediate impact on how you lead/manage problem solving process in your organization
    • Practice the "3-step" model to frame the real business problems, get to root cause and develop solutions/fixes
    • Learn how other global organizations have successfully deployed the "3-step" model
  • Fees
    PKR 190,000/- (excluding all applicable taxes)

    Last date to register March 30, 2017

    Fee includes

    • Residential Suites (Single) for program participants only:
      • Karachi: IBA Aman Tower
      • Lahore: Avari Lahore
    • Curriculum Development
    • Research and design of the program
    • Study materials and take-away documents thereof
    • IBA Workshop Certificates
    • Group Photographs
    • All breakfast, dinner, lunch and coffee breaks during the program.
    • Lecture theatres and team rooms
    • Technical support
    • Project and program management charges

    Each application will be thoroughly screened, and will only be accepted if deemed suitable for the program. Nominations with incomplete application forms will not be entertained.

  • Payment

    Payment is due upon receipt of the acceptance of participants to the program along with the invoice. Please ensure that the payment reaches the CEE Office before commencement of the program because seat in the class will only be reserved once the fee is received.

    Payment can be made via cheque / bank draft payable to the "Institute of Business Administration, Karachi" at the following address:

    Center for Executive Education (CEE)
    IBA, City Campus, Garden/Kayani Shaheed Road,

    For online payments via credit cards:
    (From dropdown 1 & 2 please select 'CEE Workshops')

    Note: Registration is only confirmed when full payment has been received.

  • Cancellation Policy

    Fee once deposited will be refunded as per schedule given below. Substitute nominations will be accepted maximum by 15th February, 2017. The substitute will also have to complete the same registration process, and undergo the same selection process as the original nominee.

    In the event of participant cancellation, the following schedule will apply:

    Till last date of registration, March 30, 2017 Between 1 & 8 April, 2017 After 8th April, 2017
    No cancellation fee 50% program fee forfeiture 100% program fee forfeiture

    Cancellation notification must be made in writing to CEE.

    Should we be unable to accept your application for any reason, your payment (cheque/draft) will be returned to you. In case of refunds of online payments, bank charges will be deducted.

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