Leadership Seminars

with Renowned World Speakers

The IBS frequently invites world-renowned speakers to present workshops, programs and seminars for executives across the private and public sectors in the State of Kuwait.

During the year, 2021-2022, The Institute of Banking Studies continued holding virtual seminars.  The IBS invited the international speaker, Dave Ulrich, who conducted a seminar entitled, “Competing through Human Capability: Specific actions for today’s business leaders.”

The IBS also invited the speaker, Michael Wade, Professor of Innovation and Strategy at IMD, who conducted a seminar entitled, “How to Improve Innovation, Creativity, and Performance in a Digital Age.”

The Institute also invited Professor Scott Snook from Harvard Business School, who held a training program entitled, “What it Takes to be World Class: Authentic Leader(ship) Development.”

In 2020-2021, the IBS conducted several virtual programs with well-known and international speakers such as, Adrain Gostick, Mark Sanborn and James Dowd, Senior Lecturer, Managing Director, Executive Education, from Harvard Business School, all of which achieved high evaluations by the participants.

During 2019–2020, the Institute invited the International Speaker Erik Qualman, #1 speaker on Digital Leadership. Erik conducted a seminar entitled “Digital Leader”.

In 2018–2019, the Institute held several seminars and training programs for its clients working in different sectors. The international speaker, Steve Farber, held a seminar entitled, “The Personal Side of Innovation”; also, Professor Michael Wade gave a seminar entitled “The Dynamics of Disruption”.  Professor Linda Hill from Harvard Business School introduced the “Leading Change and Innovation” program. In addition to providing private seminars and training programs for different clients, the international speaker, Adrian Gostick, and Professor James J. Dowd from Harvard Business School offered special training programs to a number of employees working in different organizations. 

In 2017-2018, the Institute hosted a seminar with the International Speaker Michael Neil entitled “The Space Within”; the Institute also hosted a seminar entitled “Getting Ahead” with the International Speaker Joel Garfinkel. Latifa Al-Logani, the expert in etiquette and international protocol, also presented her seminar entitled, “Business Etiquette & Professionalism.”

Over the last few years, the IBS has invited the following international and world-renowned speakers:

John C. Maxwell, Robin Sharma, Dave Ulrich, Tom Peters, Adrian Gostick,  John Baldoni, Mark Sanborn, Laurence Haughton, Francesco Gino from Harvard Business School, and Mohammed Al Qahtani, holder of the world championship in diction and rhetoric 2015 (the first Arab to achieve this title since its inception in 1924).

As for the forthcoming year, 2022-2023, the IBS will be proudly presenting different programs by renowned speakers.  Some of these programs will be delivered online and other programs will be conducted in the classroom.