Kaplan Genesis hosted the very first launch event- at the Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) on 2nd May 2017. The half day event was inaugurated by HE Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh, the chairman of ADGM and it was well attended. The second version of the same event was held in Dubai as well at Taj Hotel located in Business Bay on 3rd May 2017
The Abu Dhabi event had four esteemed facilitators speaking to the attendees while the Dubai event had three of them who spoke about various topics that resonated well with them.
Binod Shankar spoke about commercial acumen; how and why decisions demand a blend of technical and behavioral skills. He also emphasized on the implications of not being commercially literate through participation in an interactive and illustrative multiple choice quiz and relevant story-telling from the aviation sector
Leonie Tovell delivered an insightful session on Mentoring for Success. She highlighted the role of mentoring and coaching inorder to turn your L&D cost into an investment
In Abu Dhabi, our guest speaker Dr. Yehya Al Marzouqi from Tawazun Holdings impressed the audience with an outspoken and compelling presentation about Managing in a VUCA environment. He emphasized on understanding the importance of leadership in decision-making considering the complex business realities
Andrew Perkins spoke about Leadership Development: Wasteful fashion or wise Investment. Aimed at helping the organizational decision-makers to invest wisely into Leadership Development Programs. Andrew also held an interactive session on ‘Financial Story-telling’ for the attendees of the Dubai event which gave them some quick tips on how to deliver an engaging and inspiring business story using numbers
The topics had one underlying common purpose; making good commercial decisions to derive maximum value.
Kaplan Genesis has a double helix approach to professional development.
We believe improving decision-making by developing both Behavioural Confidence and Technical Competence is the very DNA of great leadership. Our programs deliver the right mix of behavioural and technical development throughout to drive performance and produce results.
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