CIMA workshop on ‘Crisis: mitigate or manage’

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CIMA Sri Lanka will hold a half day workshop titled ‘Crisis: mitigate or manage’ by Amar Naseer, Legal Director and Company Secretary at Unilever Pakistan on 28 August from 2p.m. to 5p.m. at the CIMA auditorium.

Naseer has Over 20 years of experience in the area of law, systems development, finance, taxation and corporate affairs in Pakistan, Middle-East and USA. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and has cleared Certified Public Accountant examination of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, USA and has a Master of Laws (LL.M) from the University College London and is a member of Sind High Court Bar Association, Karachi, Pakistan.

Workshop content is designed to ignite debate about the concepts and skills essential to the understanding and tackling of the crises. The format is interactive and case study based, and seeks to analyse the required balance between leadership, team work, consultation, consensus and principle of navigational change.

At the end of the session the participants are expected to be able to appreciate that, only a well engaged team has the ability to act in a cohesive manner for timely and effective response to a crisis situation.  Content of the program which was drawn up courtesy Pakistan’s Centre for Professional Advancement includes: ‘the Oops moment’ – sensing impending or actual crisis; getting carried away or caught in the midst; the response team – assess and get your acts right; managing public opinion and will include two case studies and group self assessment.