MBSC Effective Decision Making for Leaders
Business Leadership in Today’s Uncertain World

STARTS DateSTARTS ON: Sunday, November
13th-15th 2022


COURSE FEESLocation: Riyadh

Tax Not Included

Leadership roles demand making vital decisions while dealing with an ever-expanding range of complexities, ambiguities, and uncertainties. This immersive, highly interactive program equips the participants with the skills needed to make better, more effective decisions within their sphere of influence.

The program's focus is that decision-making is a critical leadership skill, which can be acquired and developed. It helps participants increase their decision-making effectiveness and augment their proficiency in leading teams towards value creation for all the stakeholders.

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Participant profile

  • High-level managers and decision-makers
  • Senior managers and aspiring leaders
  • Functional Heads
  • Managers within private, public, or non-profit organizations
  • Project managers in charge of leading high-performance teams


Our focus is the same as you:
Your growth and an immediate and long-lasting return on investment.
At MBSC's Effective Decision Making for Leaders, you can expect the following:


Complete the Program In 3-days

Complete an intensive, practical, hands-on interactive program in 3 days only

Earn a Prestigious

Receive a Certificate in Business Specialty on MBSC Effective Decision Making for Leaders from Prince Mohammed bin Salman College of Business and Entrepreneurship


Note: After successful completion of the online program. Your verified digital certificate will be emailed to you in the name you used when registering for the program.

All certificate images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of MBSC Executive Education.

Learn from world-renowned Faculty

Learn from accomplished Professors who are a cut above the rest in their field, are based in Saudi Arabia and come from diverse international backgrounds

Be a Member of MBSC Executive Education Network*

Enjoy the immense learning and networking benefits by becoming a part of the MBSC’s network of professionals


Participants will:
  • Get their decisions right the first time

  • Develop personal effectiveness at making decisions

  • Foster targeted communication, develop shared understanding, and achieve joint commitment to action

  • Deepen collaboration skills and ability to work across departments and organizations

  • Leading hearts and minds
After attending the program, participants will be able to:
  • Use a structured process to make good decisions
  • Facing uncertainty, determine the criteria of decision quality
  • Understand the role of data and be able to ask relevant questions to obtain key data
  • Understand and assess risk
  • Use a portfolio approach to manage risk and create value
  • Understand the importance of emotional intelligence in the decision-making process
  • Determine accountability for decisions made facing uncertainty
  • Create a culture that will stimulate, manage, and reward risk-taking and innovation
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Your Learning Journey

The program curriculum is built around 12 comprehensive session in 3 days.

Learning Journey

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Participants will take advantage of

Distinctive Pedagogy
  • A program curricula that include simulations,case discussions, negotiations, interactive lectures & coaching led by our world-class faculty.
  • Get a closer look inside many of the world's top companies cases.
  • MBSC case studies are customized to tackle multifaceted issues and applying those lessons to your own business.
  • Case studies are localized to compliment the transformational journey towards Vision2030

Group Experience & Discussions
  • Get involved in the transformational experience in our classrooms infused with a synergistic environment with participants from different experiences, backgrounds, and viewpoints.
  • The world-class business leaders who attend the programs will sognificantly enhance the time you spent in discussion
  • Exchnage knowledge with other and improve your effectiveness.
  • Experience the distinctive MBSC culture that is collaborative, creative, and focused on supporting individuals and organizations to succeed.

Network With Professionals
  • Bonding with members and world-class faculty in the program will enrich and create a long-lasting knowledge experience after the program.
  • Post the program, you'll continue the conversation with the faculty and your fellow leaders on different social media platforms after the program, including the MBSC Executive Education LinkedIn page.

Meet the Faculty

Zeger Degraeve, Ph.D.

Executive Dean

Function and Specialization

  • Professor of Decision Science
  • Decision-making, risk, operations research

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Dr. Zeger Degraeve is the Dean of Prince Mohammad bin Salman College of Business an Entrepreneurship. With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Degraeve is an expert in decision-making, risk, operations research and managing project portfolios. An award-winning teacher, he has contributed to executive development programs in Europe, Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Russia and North America for leading businesses.

Dr. Degraeve started his academic journey as a Professor of Management Science at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium, his home country, before joining London Business School in 1999. He was the former Dean, Melbourne Business School at The University of Melbourne, and former Professor of Decision Sciences at London Business School .

After studying at the Universities of Ghent and Leuven in Belgium, Dr. Degraeve gained his PhD from the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago, now Booth School of Business, in 1992.

Selected Professional Experience

  • He was the Associate Dean of the Executive MBA and Executive MBA-Global Programs. March 2002 until August 2005
  • Served as London Business School's Deputy Dean Programs and a member of the School's Management Committee and Board of Governors. August 2005 until August 2007
  • Became Dean of Melbourne Business School in November 2011, as well as Co-Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics of The University of Melbourne>
  • Established an alliance between Melbourne Business School and The University of Melbourne in May 2013.
  • Provided consultancy support across a range of issues including operations management, logistics and supply chain management, environmental planning and purchasing strategy.
  • Consultancy clients include the European Commission, Andersen Business Consulting, National Economic Research Associates (NERA) and McKinsey and Co.
  • With his extensive executive education expertise, Dr. Degraeve has been sought after to contribute to executive development programs in numerous leading international businesses, including: HSBC, Cadbury Schweppes, Novartis, Rio Tinto, E.on, Carlsberg, Merck Serono, SABIC, BP, Shell, Hess Oil, Premier Oil, Zain/Celtel, Orascom, Dubai Holdings, Majid Al Futtaim, and IBM.
  • Dr. Degraeve’s research has won several awards, including Association of the European Operational Research Societies’ (EURO) Prize for Best Applied Paper and the Chairman's Award for the Best Applied Contributed Paper by INFORMS (The Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences).
  • He has published over 50 articles on decision making, optimization, scenario analysis and risk assessment for leading journals, including: Management Science, Operations Research, INFORMS Journal on Computing, European Journal of Operational Research, Interfaces and Harvard Business Review. He is also a regular speaker at international conferences.

In 2012, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah,

  • Was a member of the AACSB and AMBA accreditation team at Faculty of Economics and Administration


Muhammad Azam Roomi, Ph.D.

Program Director, Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership

Function and Specialization

  • Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Growth of Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Leading Family Businesses
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Islamic Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship for Youth and Women
  • New Venture Creation, Business Idea Generation, and Opportunity Recognition
  • Creativity and Innovation for Entrepreneurial Ventures

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Dr. Muhammad Azam Roomi is a passionate entrepreneurship ‘activator’ and has successfully conceptualized, designed, and conducted executive and continuing education programs for more than fifty clients worldwide. He served as the Director of the Executive MBA program and MSc Management and Entrepreneurship program at the Cranfield School of Management, UK. He also held a principal lectureship at the University of Bedfordshire, where he played a major role in developing the business school’s graduate program portfolio. He was also instrumental in setting up the research agenda for the Centre for Women’s Enterprise, with a focus on the growth and development of women-owned enterprises in the UK and other Asian and Islamic countries.

His teaching and research focus on entrepreneurial leadership, growth of entrepreneurial ventures, women’s entrepreneurship development especially in the context of Muslim countries, family business management, and Islamic entrepreneurship.

Select Professional Experience

  • Acted as a consultant to national governments including the UK, Qatar, Oman, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Pakistan, Vietnam, and Honduras; multi-lateral agencies such as the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, European Union Higher Education Social Fund, ILO, and UN-APCTT; and numerous private organizations worldwide.
  • Served as the chair of Marsh Farm Community Development Trust, UK (2009–2015) and the Vice-Chair of the Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, UK (2008-2010).
  • A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts-UK, Higher Education Academy-UK (HEA), National Council for Entrepreneurship Education-UK (NCEE), Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD), and European Entrepreneurship Educators Program (3ep). His innovative teaching and capacity building pedagogies have been recognized, acknowledged, and appreciated globally.
  • Works with charities and corporates on how to encourage and implement entrepreneurship.