Knowledge Oman Supports Robert Kaplan event on Effective Strategy Development


Knowledge Oman, the leading knowledge-based community organization in the country, continues to expand its ties in the community and to support leading knowledge initiatives. In knowledge partnership, Knowledge Oman extends its support to Synerggie Eventz for the renowned Robert Kaplan event on Linking Strategy to Operations for Competitive Advantage scheduled for the first time in Oman this May 22nd at Al Bustan Palace Hotel.

Rym Aoudia, Senior Vice President at Knowledge Oman said “Positioning and differentiating one organization from another is what strategy is all about. An effective and well-crafted strategy is what brings success closer to any organization. We are proud to associate with a renowned speaker such as Robert Kaplan who will demystify the core of strategy development”

Knowledge Oman was recently awarded the “Golden Strategic Award for Culture” at the Pan Arab Awards 2013 for its excellence in rendering various projects to the community in Sultanate.

Prof. Robert Kaplan is the Baker Foundation Professor at Harvard Business School. He has received honorary doctorates from the Universities of Stuttgart, Lodz and Waterloo. Kaplan is currently collaborating with this Harvard Business School colleague Prof. Michael Porter, the world’s most influential authority on Strategy and Competitiveness to transform the health care industry by introducing accurate measurements of outcomes and costs. Prof. Kaplan along with David Norton, created “The Balanced Scorecard” more than 20 years ago and it has now become the premier management tool for Strategy Execution as described in his most recent book The Execution Premium.

The intensive 1 day workshop delivered by Robert Kaplan in Muscat will cover Processes of effective Strategy development; Components of a complete strategy map; Steps to properly design a Balanced Scorecard; Methods and techniques necessary to cascade and align strategy; Principles of effective execution and governance; Key linkage points between strategy and operations; and Processes and tools to monitor/test/adapt strategy and improve decision-making.