Training Program - on

Strategic Planning

May 17, 2003 - May 22, 2003
PASSIA Office, Ramallah

Speakers

Event Agenda

17 05 2003
9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Welcoming Address / Opening Remarks

Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Head of PASSIA, Jerusalem -

Welcoming Address / Opening Remarks
10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Concepts of Strategic Planning & Management

Dr. Rafiq Husseini, Welfare Association, Jerusalem -

Concepts of Strategic Planning & Management
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Break

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Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Concepts of Strategic Planning & Management, contd.

Dr. Rafiq Husseini -

Concepts of Strategic Planning & Management, contd.
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Needs Assessment - Concepts and Methodologies

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian, Associate Professor, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem -

Needs Assessment - Concepts and Methodologies
3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Exercises: (1) But Why Technique; (2) Nominal Group Technique

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian -

Exercises: (1) But Why Technique; (2) Nominal Group Technique
18 05 2003
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Visioning and Vision Statements

Dr. Rafiq Husseini -

Visioning and Vision Statements
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Mission Statement and Writing Organizational Goals

Dr. Rafiq Husseini -

Mission Statement and Writing Organizational Goals
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Writing Vision/Mission Statements and Organizational Goals

Dr. Rafiq Husseini -

Writing Vision/Mission Statements and Organizational Goals
3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

SWOT Analyses Exercises (based on respective organization as a case study)

Dr. Rafiq Husseini -

SWOT Analyses Exercises (based on respective organization as a case study)
19 05 2003
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Human Resource Planning

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian -

Human Resource Planning
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Human Resource Planning and the Management Cycle

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian -

Human Resource Planning and the Management Cycle
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Specific Development Issues in Human Resource Management

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian -

Specific Development Issues in Human Resource Management
2:45 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Break

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Break
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Exercises - Writing Job Descriptions & Specifications; Developing an Orientation Plan

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian -

Exercises - Writing Job Descriptions & Specifications; Developing an Orientation Plan
20 05 2003
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Elements of Strategic Management: Strategic Analysis - Choice and Implementation

Dr. Hussam Sharqawi, Director of Emergency Preparedness, Palestine Red Crescent Society -

Elements of Strategic Management: Strategic Analysis - Choice and Implementation
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Elements of Strategic Management: Continued; Tasks in Implementing the Strategy

Dr. Hussam Sharqawi -

Elements of Strategic Management: Continued; Tasks in Implementing the Strategy
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Operations Management

Dr. Hussam Sharqawi -

Operations Management
3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Exercises

Dr. Hussam Sharqawi -

Exercises
21 05 2003
9:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Managing Change

Dr. Hussam Sharqawi -

Managing Change
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Managing Conflict

Dr. Hussam Sharqawi -

Managing Conflict
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Managing Crises

Dr. Hussam Sharqawi -

Managing Crises
3 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Break

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Break
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Exercises on Managing Change-Conflict-Crises

Dr. Hussam Sharqawi -

Exercises on Managing Change-Conflict-Crises
22 05 2003
9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Common Pitfalls in Strategic Planning – Evaluating Your Strategic Plan

Dr. Varsen Aghabekian -

Common Pitfalls in Strategic Planning – Evaluating Your Strategic Plan
10:45 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Break

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Break
11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Common Pitfalls in Strategic Planning – Evaluating Your Strategic Plan

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Common Pitfalls in Strategic Planning – Evaluating Your Strategic Plan
12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch

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Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Final Discussion and Wrap-up

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Final Discussion and Wrap-up