Welcome to MEKEI

The mission of the MEKEI research institute is to use research and education to help transform the countries of the Middle East and North Africa to advanced, knowledge-based societies led by sustainable innovation and social advance.


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  • For each session there is an activity or set of activities. These are designed to help you engage with the introduction to the theories explored within the workshop.
  • Your tutor will be on hand to guide you through the course and will expect you to bring to bear personal experience and reflection on the topics covered.
  • Group work will be required for participants to engage in the workshop. Such activity allows participants to embed the new.
  • knowledge within their experience through active discussion and challenge.
Program Overview


  • Arrival refreshment and registration
  • Welcome and overview
  • General introduction to strategy and strategic management
  • Strategic alignment and transformation enablers
  • Strategy formation and performance management
  • Introduction to change management
  • Discussion and reflection


  • Arrival Refreshment and reflection on day one
  • General introduction to leadership
  • Difference between leadership and management
  • Leadership skills and tactics
  • Effective leadership
  • Understanding KM within organizations
  • Discussion and reflection


  • Arrival Refreshment and reflection on day two
  • Evaluate the benefits of carefully thought through KM strategies
  • SMART KM Framework
  • Managing people, information and processes
  • Establishment of KM Community of Practice (CoP) in your organization
  • KM readiness assessment exercise for your organization
  • Discussion and reflection – Next steps