Madinah (April 26, 2015) – MILE’s flagship Program for Advanced Leadership and Management is underway at Madinah. It is a two week program further divided into two parts. The first part (week 1) commenced from 17 April, 2015 and concluded on 23 April, 2015 in Madinah, Saudi Arabia. The theme of week 1 was Strategy Development and Execution and it attracted both high profile and potential business leaders. Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) also sponsored 60 existing and aspiring business leaders out of 1300 applications to attend the first week of the program.

Renowned professors from top ten business schools in the world came to the program as speakers. These speakers delivered lectures on various aspects of strategy development and execution and other leadership topics. For instance, the program commenced with the lecture on Strategy Formulation and Implementation by Prof. Felix Oberholzer of Harvard Business School. On the second day, Prof. Karel Cool of INSEAD talked about leadership in Eco-Systems. Prof. Paul Baines from Cranfield School of Management discussed Strategic Marketing Management with the participants.

Madinah (April 23, 2015) – Madinah Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (MILE) is going to organize one of its kind Masterclass on the topic of Strategy Development and Deployment using Balanced Scorecard on 29th April, 2015. The MILE's strategic partners for this masterclass are the KPI Institute Australia, Palladium and ITWORX.

This masterclass will focus on fours aspects of organizational strategy most commonly influenced by Balanced Scorecards. These are finance, customers, internal business processes and learning and growth. The speakers in the Masterclass will discuss how Balanced Scorecards help you formulate strategies while focusing on these four crucial aspects of your business. They will further elaborate how you can improve connection between them and as a result, improve the organizational performance.

Madinah (April 23, 2015) – Madinah Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (MILE) is going to organize "Meet the Business Leaders in Madinah" conference on 30 April, 2015. The conference will mark the culmination of MILE's flagship Program for Advanced Leadership and Management (PALM) to be held from 17 April, 2015 to 30 April, 2015. The Balance Scorecard and the related best practices form the main theme of this high profile conference and therefore, it is aptly titled as "Best Practices of Strategy Development using Balanced Scorecard."

The conference will feature high profile speakers from across the world belonging to prestigious strategy, KPI and consulting organizations. The conference will commence with the welcome speech of Dr. Mohamad Moustafa Mahmoud, CEO of MILE. Subsequently, Mr. Sebastian Rubens Y. Rojo, the Partner and Managing Director of Palladium will throw some light on Leading Trends in Strategy Management. Similarly, Eng. Khalid A. Abunayyan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Abunayyan Holding will explain Strategy Execution using the BSC in a Family Owned Business.

Madinah (January 28, 2015) – Madinah Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (MILE) is pleased to announce that they are engaging the speakers from all top 10 business schools in the world, according to latest Financial Times Rankings, in their upcoming flagship event, “Program for Advanced Leadership and Management (PALM)” going to be held from 17th April, 2015 to 30th April, 2015.

Financial Times alongside The Economist are the most renowned MBA rankings which includes business schools from across the globe. The Financial Times considers many factors while ranking a business school. These factors range from pre and post MBA salaries to alumni and network activities, career changes and overall evaluation of the MBA programs offered by schools under consideration. All these factors combine to make Financial Times MBA ranking as one of the most prestigious and trustworthy rankings in the world.   

Madinah, 12 January, 2015 – Madinah Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (MILE) today announced that it is going to organize Seventh Program for Advanced Leadership and Management (PALM), a world class leadership program for senior leaders, executives and thought leaders, from 17th April, 2015 to 30th April, 2015.

While the future for corporates and senior business leaders seems tough, they also have to take on the challenge of ever mounting competition. It is very likely that the strategies which have helped some businesses to achieve unparalleled success might prove challenging in the future. Leaders have to create such business eco systems that encourage strategic innovation in decision making process.

BDI held its 2nd Chairman Summit at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, last Thursday 18 September 2014. Co-sponsored by Saudi Aramco and SABIC, the Chairman Summit attracted over 60 chairmen and senior Board directors from leading organizations across the Gulf.

The Summit's prime objective is to stimulate dialogue on matters of particular interest to chairmen and their contribution in achieving and enhancing Board effectiveness and corporate governance standards within their respective organizations. "We are pleased with the continuing success and increasing momentum of the GCC Board Directors Institute. This young not-for-profit organization, which was established in 2007 based on a visionary seed planted by Saudi Aramco aiming to make a positive impact on the GCC economies and societies by raising the level of Board effectiveness, is now in full gear," said Mr. Abdallah Al-Saadan, Senior Vice President- Finance, Strategy & Development of Saudi Aramco.