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.

Madinah, 24 June, 2014 – Healthcare organizations find themselves indulging in a race to outperform their rivals in order to reach the top in the modern competitive environment, making the delivery of quality health care a vital factor to survive. The Madinah Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (MILE) is going to conduct, for the second time, a world class Leadership Program on High Performance Healthcare Organizations (HPHO2). The event will be held from 1st to 6th November, 2014 in Madinah, KSA and will consist of valuable, interactive sessions delivered by highly skilled, internationally recognized leaders and consultants from the Healthcare industry.

Some of the most top-notch speakers from prestigious business schools and consulting firms will elucidate management and leadership practices prevailing in the healthcare sector. The program will commence with Prof. Joseph Coyne, Washington State University, USA, throwing some light on "Formulating Financial Decision Strategy in Changing Healthcare Landscape" on 1st November, 2014.

Toronto – The fifty-seven countries that form the Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC) account for twenty-three percent of the world's population, yet less than eleven percent of the world's GDP. As such, the average levels of income within the Muslim world are less than one half the world's average.

A new benchmarking study from the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management and the Saudi Arabia-based Madinah Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship hopes to help better understand the factors which underlie the poor economic performance of the world's Muslim economies.

IBA Karachi and Madinah Institute for Leadership & entrepreneurship inked Memorandum of understanding to establish a strategic partnership between both parties. The document of research and training collaboration was signed by Dr Ishrat Husain, Dean and Director IBA Karachi and Dr. Mohammad Moustafa Mahmoud, CEO MILE.

The MoU is signed majorly to bring MILE’s reputed expertise in executive education offerings to Pakistan through Center for Executive Education at IBA Karachi. It opens various Learning and development venues for the executives in Pakistan who would now be able to benefit from collaborated top Management programs of MILE and IBA on special arrangement exclusively through CEE at IBA for Pakistani executives.

Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – June 15, 2014: The TAIBAH University, Madinah and MILE jointly held a high level meeting to establish a symbiotic relationship in order to improve the quality of Executive Education in the region.  MILE and TAIBAH University signed an agreement on this momentous occasion to further advance the collaboration of two organizations in advancing executive education through communication, discovery and learning.

 

Some of the distinguished personalities who attended the meeting include Dr. Mohamed M. Mahmoud 3M CEO, Madinah Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship, Eng. Ibrahim Elbloushi, CEO, Knowledge Economic City and Dr. Saoud Abdul Qader Taher, Dean, TAIBAH University. Similarly, there were many other dignitaries who graced this historic occasion that will bring in the wealth of leadership knowledge and skills in the Muslim world.

Madinah, Saudi Arabia – May 6, 2014. The CEO of MILE, Dr. Muhammad Mustafa Mahmood (3M) recently visited Pakistan on the invitation of Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms, Pakistan. The tour was organized by the Planning Division of Pakistan in collaboration with United Nations Develeopment Programme (UNDP) to conduct a workshop on Balanced Score Card/KPIs for the Vision Pakistan, 2025 led launched and run by Planning Commission of Pakistan.

The workshop was presided by the Minister for Planning and Development, Dr. Ahsan Iqbal at the headquarters of Planning Division of Pakistan in Islamabad. All the chief secretaries of Pakistan reporting directly to cabinet ministers as well as some 40 high level senior public servants from different governmental departments, also attended this one day interactive workshop.