Board Simulation
Board Simulation

The Boardroom Simulation Events are a series of targeted events to provide Chairmen of companies looking to engage a diverse board the opportunity to engage and be exposed to the Middle East’s most ambitious, dynamic directors and aspiring directors. By the same token, they offer aspiring Boardroom professionals unparalleled exposure to the sharpest business minds in the GCC, whilst offering a unique learning experience.

Why should you be part of the Boardroom Simulation Initiative?

For Chairmen, Boardroom Executives and Headhunters

Boards are in charge of steering companies and guiding management. The board’s responsibilities revolve around supporting and overseeing the organisation‘s performance. It is imperative for companies to have the most effective and efficient Board room, with members having the diversity of skills that will drive the company’s competitiveness, as well as highly experienced in effective decision-making. As regional companies grow and expand, the diversity of talent and skills in the board room will be key to success. Your involvement in the Boardroom Simulation initiatives will foster your access to the cream of the crop.

For Boardroom Aspirants

As a professional with Boardroom aspirations, you need to ensure that your skill-set is fine-tuned to Boardroom requirements. Through specially-designed Boardroom simulations, you will be exposed to the kinds of issues and dynamic tensions faced by regional boards whilst obtaining first-hand feedback from the GCC’s most illustrious businessmen and women.

Testimonials

  • All companies should promote their boards, executive managers or staffs who have board responsibilities for subsidiary companies to attend corporate governance training. Hawkamah provides the ability for people and companies in the GCC to upskill in the area of corporate governance and directorship through a comprehensive programme teaching international best practice which has been tailored to regional specific governance issues.

    Alastair Mulligan - VP Asset Management - National Central Cooling Company PJSC (TABREED)
  • I am truly honored to attain this certification and I recommend the Compliance Heads of all DFM listed companies to participate and achieve this certification.

    Nabeel Mirza - Senior Director & MLRO - Compliance - GFH Financial Group B.S.C.
  • The workshop has added a level of professionalism to my practice. It addressed and discussed  the right concepts to promote better governance and effective support for business in line with rules and procedures.

    Osama Issaq Al Haj - Head of Legal & Board Secretary - Dubai Islamic Bank
  • A very interesting and informative course which has helped me to adapt my Board Secretary knowledge further to my role as Company Secretary.

    Hamad Al Hosani - Group Company Secretary - Emirates NDB Bank
  • Anyone who wants to enter the world of boards and governance; this is your passport.

    Jehad A. Kazim - Director - Legal Services Dubai Chamber
  • The Directors Development Program was one of the most beneficial programs I attend during my career life. The strength of the program comes from the way it was structured as each part covered very important aspects of the required management role.

    Nada Ishaq Abdul Karim - Manager - The Secretary of The Board of Directors - Bahrain Islamic Bank BSC
  • The DDP offered by the Hawkamah Institute is an excellent course to prepare directors to understand and fulfil their obligations properly as members of the board. I have benefitted immensely from this program and have started to implement some of the best practices taught on the boards that I am involved in.

    Amir Arab - Director - Havenvest Private Equity Middle East Limited
  • The Director Development Program is great way to gain insight and improved understanding in areas such as corporate governance and board functionality. I would highly recommend the program as a foundational step before they begin their board experience. Bindu Ann Joseph - Chief Operating Officer - 3W Networks
  • Director Development Program was invaluable learning experience for me which has elevated my knowledge and broaden my understanding mainly on the corporate governance practices and board of directors role. It has addressed the main concepts from theoretical and practical perspectives. The material is comprehensive and provides the key information of the different aspects of the course. I strongly recommend the program for individuals who play role in corporate governance and seek to enrich their knowledge of companies’ board of directors. Sumaya Alshaer - Acting Head of Strategy & Corporate Governance - DUBAI SOUTH
  • The Director Development Program is being run with an effective balance between theory presented by knowledgeable staff and interactive discussions among the participants. This makes it into a recommendable program for aspiring and existing Board Members alike to get up to date on Corporate Governance as relevant for our GCC Region. Johan H. Brand – Owner – Johan Brand Leadership Advisory DWC – LLC

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