(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The third session of the Qatar Strategy Execution Community was held yesterday at Katara
The event, hosted by Katara with Palladium Group, gathered leaders, executives and strategy experts to discuss and adopt successful practices and innovative concepts of strategy implementation in their organisations.
"It is our privilege to host such a community in our premises, contributing to provide an excellent networking platform for leaders and strategy professionals to exchange ideas and successful experiences, learn, discuss and adopt innovative concepts related to strategy execution, Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim Al Sulaiti, General Manager, Katara, said at the opening of the event
"At Katara Foundation, we are actively implementing and continuously learning from Norton & Kaplan methodologies to ensure results of our recently developed five-year year strategy plan. For Katara Foundation it has also been a year since we launched our new plan, which outlined ambitions and plans towards our vision.
He said Katara Cultural Village is a project geared towards human interaction through art and cultural exchange. "Katara's mission is to steer the cultural movement towards building a creative society. Keeping pace with the emerging global culture that emphasises the importance of diversity in human development, the village is the largest and most multidimensional cultural project of Qatar. It is a place where people come together to experience the cultures of the world
"Last year we successfully outlined our strategy plan, while this year we continue in our endeavours to implement the full six-stage cycle for premium strategy execution by Norton & Kaplan.
"We have a internal strategy team supported by a consultant team from Palladium to facilitate implementation.
Dr David P Norton, a world renowned figure on strategy and performance management, designer and promoter of communities for strategy execution and co-founder of the Palladium Group, spoke on 'Developing Human Capital for Strategy Execution' and the Palladium team on 'Managing Stakeholders for successful Strategy Execution'
Norton said the leadership strategy meeting is aimed at innovation in management leveraging the current development of Qatar in different aspects which make it one of the most developed countries in the world. Qatar's fast development, he said, requires setting a strategic plan for leadership and developing administrative plan to realise aims
Dr Khalid Al Jaber, Consultant, Strategic Affairs, Katara, said the aim of the third session on leadership strategy was to exchange experiences in developing strategies and long-term implementation plans. "This will reflect positively on participating institutions in collaboration with Palladium Group as a leading international company which supports institutions in strategy development and implementation.