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Enterprise & Market Resilience Middle East Forum

Read more about the panel discussions from our earlier resilience forums sessions in the series:

07/2020
*/ The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a crisis that has been unprecedented for the aviation industry with travel restrictions, suspension of operations, grounding of flights and liquidity pressures. Our Collaboration Forum brought together an eminent panel of aviation industry experts from across the region to share their perspective on dealing with the present crisis and insights on how they see the industry emerge in the long term. Key Takeaways: Aviation industry is amongst the most affected industries due to COVID-19. Passengers have lost confidence and are skeptical to travel....
06/2020
COVID-19 pandemic has presented us with unprecedented challenges. However, we believe that even during these pressing times, there is tremendous value to be gained by collaborating and learning from each other. Hearing new and diverse perspectives can help us expand our own points of view, and provide us with deeper insights as we take critical decisions to increase our resilience.  Nearly 200 business professionals joined us for the 6th virtual session in the Enterprise & Market Resilience, Middle East Forum series. The aim of the series is to have an hour-long discussion around various...
05/2020
At Protiviti, we believe there is tremendous value to be gained in collaborating and learning from each other – more so during these challenging times. Hearing new and alternate perspectives can help us challenge our own points of view, enhance resilience and provide us with the much needed assurance as we taken critical decisions.  Over 200 business leaders and financial services professionals joined us for the 5th virtual session in the “Enterprise & Market Resilience during COVID-19, Middle East Forum series”. Held under Chatham House rules, the aim of the series is to have an hour-...
05/2020
This was the fourth edition in the series of Middle East Forums organised by Protiviti on Enterprise & Market Resilience during COVID-19.   The theme for the session was on Finance Organizations preparedness in managing their operations in the COVID-19 environment and how they will need to step up in these challenging times not only to manage their function efficiently but also to adapt to the changing needs as a business partner.  Over 200 Finance professionals joined the session hosted under the Chatham House rules.  Key Takeaways: “Cash is king” – Effectively managing cash and...
05/2020
This was the third edition of the Middle East Forum series by Protiviti Member Firm on Enterprise & Market Resilience during COVID-19. The focus of the session was on how Business Continuity and Cyber Security imperatives are changing during these times of COVID-19 and what can be expected when the business conditions improve. The present situation has driven business leaders, companies and Governments to be more proactive and search for innovative solutions to maintain the continuity of operations and address the increase in cyber security challenges. Held under Chatham House rules, the...
04/2020
At Protiviti we believe there is tremendous value to be gained in collaborating and learning from each other during these challenging time. Hearing new and unexpected perspectives from others can help challenge our thinking, provide confidence in our own plans and increase resilience.  Over 350 business leaders joined us for the second virtual session in the Enterprise & Market Resilience During COVID-19, Middle East Forum series. Held under Chatham House rules, the session facilitated participants to ask questions during the panel discussion. The aim of the series is to have an hour-long...
04/2020
This is the first of the Middle East forums by Protiviti on Enterprise & Market Resilience during COVID-19. These are “collaborative forums” as we at Protiviti believe there is tremendous value to be gained in learning from each other in these unprecedented times. Listening to new and unexpected perspectives from industry leaders can help test our thinking, provide confidence in our own plans and increase our resilience. The unique set of challenges brought by the current and future effects of COVID 19 requires a complete refresh on how we perceive and mitigate risks. The first session of...