IBA - Center For Executive Education

Strategic Leadership - (Karachi) July 24 - 26, 2017 & (Lahore) July 27 - 29, 2017

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

    This workshop is designed to demystify strategy, to explore its myths and realities, and to explore ways and means of developing and executing winning strategies for profitable growth.

    The objective is to develop the market-oriented strategy development and implementation skills of participants, and thereby enhance their ability to contribute to the long-term growth and success of their business.

  • Topics Covered
    • Explore the nature of strategy and its link with organizational success or failure
    • Appreciate strategy as a learning process, and its contribution to organizational agility
    • Develop market insight in creative ways
    • Understand the long term drivers of business profitability from a strategic as opposed to an accounting point of view
    • Gain familiarity with the "language" of strategy, and the tools and techniques commonly used in strategic analysis
    • Appreciate the issues and considerations involved in determining the possible strategic direction of a business unit or sector
    • Engage in the development of customer-centric strategic innovations that add value to the business
    • Articulate a strategic direction
    • Understand the culture of their organizations, and how it helps or hinders the strategy, and how it might be reshaped
    • Examine strategy implementation and the organizational change process, common barriers to change, and ways and means of managing change
    • Develop a personal action plan
  • Faculty
    Narendra Laljani:

    Narendra Laljani is a management educator and consultant who specialises in strategic thinking, innovation, execution, the challenges of building market-focused organisations, and leader development. Narendra has undertaken management development projects for numerous blue-chip international organisations, and has also consulted at senior management/board levels. He has also taught at leading business schools such as Ashridge and Henley. Narendra is the author of Making Strategic Leaders (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) which explores high-impact individual development and offers new insights into strategic leadership.

    Narendra studied economics followed by a post-graduate degree in management with a concentration in finance. He started his career with ICI, and worked with this chemical multinational for 15 years in a range of general management roles in the UK, Belgium and India. He turned to an academic career in 1995. In 2008, he was awarded the Doctor of Business Administration degree at Cranfield University in England for his research into the dimensions, development, and deployment of strategic leader capability.

    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?

    Senior managers and business owners who are responsible for the future growth and profitability of their business unit or enterprise

  • Learning Outcomes
    • You will learn how to develop and articulate a strategy
    • You will learn how to lead the business unit or enterprise through the process of strategy implementation and change
    • You will develop a personal action plan
  • Fees
    PKR 190,000/- (excluding all applicable taxes)

    Last date to register June 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, June 30, 2017 Between 1 & 10 July, 2017 After 10th July, 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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