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BEEC, TMS London to host CEOs and directors’ brainstorming forum on strategic leadership in Covid-19 era



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As the negative economic effects of COVID-19 multiply, the Board of Directors and CEOs need to act—to manage the immediate impact, and also to address the vulnerabilities that COVID-19 has exposed.

To this end, Business Education Examinations Council (BEEC) in collaboration with The Management School London is set to host a two-day (virtual) Chief Executives and Directors Development Programme – from Monday, September 28 to Tuesday September 29, 2020 starting by 9.30am each day.

BEEC is Africa’s leader in Human Resource Development and Learning and it monitors its operating environment regularly.

BEEC in recognition of the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic which has impacted on all organisations, has resolved that only innovative and creative organization will stand the test of time.

The Directors Brainstorming forum is BEEC’s response to lead captains of industry and Directors on how to re-position the Corporate Strategy and Board Direction to meet the challenges of COVID-19 operating environment.

BEEC, working with The Management School London, will also avail participants with critical knowledge to tackle their job roles, responsibilities and liabilities during the pandemic; develop strategy for growth and strategy for turn-around and re-engineering in a COVID-19 environment; enhance their strategic thinking and equip board members to provide strategic direction to their organizations in a COVID-19 environment; understand the roles of the chairman, managing director, executive director and non-executive directors; review professional competence and personal development of a Director; understand strategy formulation and how Stakeholders needs drive corporate objectives; develop strategy for managing Reputation Risk and Crisis Management and to let them understand board roles in change management.

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Speaking on the proposed training, the President, BEEC International, Mazi. Mike Okereke said, “As you may be aware, the Business Education Examinations Council has over the years been providing top quality development programmes for Chief Executives and Directors in Nigeria and all over Africa.

“Your Board is expected to be the driving force to meet the challenges of COVID-19.  This is why we are inviting your Board to this VIRTUAL Learning and Development Programme for Chief Executives and Directors”.

“The programme will focus on ‘Providing Strategic Board Leadership and Direction in a COVID-19 Environment’. It is expected that after the training, the Board of Directors will provide strategic direction and the driving force, in ensuring the operational efficiency of organisations. In performing this role, a clear line must be drawn between Board Direction and that of the Management”.

He said that BEEC International has an excellent track record of providing top quality Directors courses in different parts of Africa and the Middle East, including Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, The Gambia, Cote d’Ivoire, Republic of Benin, South Africa, Namibia, Kenya, Uganda, Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Organisations are invited to register their Directors for the programme.

Registered participants shall be using their Personal Computers, IPAD, IPhone or Android devices

A special participation code will be issued to all registered participants. Also the protocol for attendance and participation for the VIRTUAL Programme on ZOOM application will be sent to registered participants nearer the date of the programme.

Announcing Boardroom gurus as speakers, he said that BEEC has assembled for this prgramme a top notch faculty. The distinguished faculty is made up of the following Boardroom Gurus: Sam Ohuabunwa OFR former Executive Chairman & Managing Director of Pfizer Nigeria, Past Chairman of Nigeria Economic Summit, Past President Nigeria Employers and Consultative Association & Past Chairman of Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, Lagos and President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN); Chris Osarumwense, former Managing Director, NNPC Retail Limited and an international Management and HR Consultant

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Others are Tunji Oyebanji, former Managing Director, Mobil Oil Plc (now re-named- 11 Plc); Emmanuel Ogbonnaya, International Finance Consultant, Chartered Accountant and former Director of Research ICAN, Barrister Uju Obuekwe, a leading Brand Management expert & Author of Brand Management tool Book, Mike Okereke Management Consultant & President BEEC International and Mr. Peter Oluka, Nigeria’s IT Expert and Consultant.

“The faculty members are top-class with international and local experience in Board Roles, Board Structure, Board Practice, Corporate Governance and Crisis Management”, the President, BEEC International added.

“The programme will be highly interactive. As a professional that attaches great importance to excellence, I have no doubt that you will help to enhance the performance of your Directors by updating them in global best Practice in organization direction, strategic thinking, planning and strategic direction.


For the registration and payment method click HERE.

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