The Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) recently held a workshop for GCC Institutes of Banking Studies entitled “The Driving Factors of Project Management Success in the Financial Services Sector” in addition to representatives from select Bahraini organisations.
The BIBF continuously consults with the Institutes of Banking and Financial Studies from all GC countries in order to maintain relations and keep up to date on market dynamics.
The workshop focused on providing an insightful briefing about a number of important project management concepts and skills applicable to the financial services sector along with unique project management team building exercises.
On this occasion, Dr. Ahmed Al Shaikh stated “Today’s projects in the financial services sector are faced with high complexity, uncertainty, challenges in define final outcomes, tight budget constraints, unstable market conditions and many other challenges. Hence, the fundamental base of a core business strategy lies in the combination of the tactful planning in the implementation of projects, foreseeing the risk it brings along, and successfully tackling all challenges to ensure best project outcomes”.
Dr. Ahmed further added, “We recognise the tremendous role of professional development has on ongoing path of project leaders. The value of project leaders is defined by the ability to lead and constantly strive for excellence particularly in this continuously shifting financial market”.
The workshop was attended by lead executives from several local and regional institutes and organisations. The two days’ workshop was led by Mr. Ilango Vasudevan, a lead international trainer in project management and strategic projects with more than two decades of international engagement in largest consulting firms.