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Past Webinars/Talks
Date/Time
Webinar/Talk
Details

3rd June 2020
Wednesday
11:00am – 11:45am

Webinar

Every nation is facing challenges in unemployment, business closure, and income loss. Stimulus plans proposed are primarily focusing on helping companies to retain their employees and to offer unemployment benefits to those who lost their jobs. But what is the long game? Will jobs return and will they be the same jobs? How can new jobs be created? And who can do it?

A Kauffman Foundation study shows that startups make a significant source of new jobs. Can we create enough entrepreneurs to create startups and make a difference in the unemployment number? If so how do we scale this to not just today’s need, but help build thriving startups environment that addresses the future needs of the nation?

20th May 2020
Wednesday
2:45pm – 3:30pm

Webinar

It is becoming clearer that there may be no quick solution to end the Covid-19 pandemic. To survive, stabilize and re-grow, individuals and organizations must transform how they have strategized and operated, i.e. adapt to a new normal. One way forward is to become even more collaborative, more creative, and cleverer in leveraging existing resources.

This webinar instalment focuses on platform strategy. What is a platform and how is it different from a traditional business value chain? How do platforms create value by connecting and solving critical operation bottlenecks? Most importantly, in context of Covid-19, how are the different platforms contributing to our collaborative efforts to emerge from this pandemic? How might the model even be an opportunity going forward after the storm has passed?

13th May 2020
Wednesday
2:30pm – 3:15pm

Webinar

Flatten the curve. Then what? No one can really predict what happens next, while uncertainty and the competing demands of health and the economy make planning challenging.

This webinar considers the importance of goal clarity. A clear goal can simplify decision making, unite us in our planning and spur innovation. In the next instalment of The Day After Tomorrow series of dialogues, we delve into planning for the long haul while hoping for a vaccine. While the Government plays a fundamental role in testing, contact tracing and isolation, how are firms planning for the future of their operations?

8th April 2020
Wednesday
11:00am – 11:45am

Webinar

How do you build a secure future in an unsecure world? Covid-19 has made the term we knew as VUCA – volatility, uncertainty, chaos, and ambiguity – more real than ever before. In its 6th instalment of The Day After Tomorrow dialogue series, we will focus on planning towards a new future. What may change? What may not?

29th April 2020
Wednesday
3:00pm – 3:45pm

Webinar

No firm can really predict what the New Normal will be, but it can be among the firsts to find out what that new reality looks like. In this webinar, we will discuss the new ways to get market feedback as fast as possible allowing us to explore New Normal for business and their customers. The goal of our webinar is to stimulate thoughts and offer new perspectives to look at today’s marketing situation.

We have leaders in customer intelligence join us for this unique webinar: IPSOS and ADA. The panel will share their views on:

  1. Consumers staying at home: what is going on? What does the data tell us?
  2. Post-COVID when they come out of their homes: will there be a New Normal: yes or no?
  3. How should companies respond?

23rd April 2020
Thursday
3:00pm – 3:45pm

Webinar

What permanent changes will Covid-19 leave the way we live, work, and interact?

Unfortunately, the recent movement restrictions across the world, prompted by this pandemic, became the catalyst that propels a reality that there will be no more ‘business as usual’. Physical distancing to flatten the curve has forced most employees to work from home; away from their usual oversight, rules, and processes. And many organizations are caught unprepared to deal with the sudden shift to an unprecedented degree of freedom for employees.

This is the focal point of the 4th session of our series.

15th April 2020
Wednesday
3:00pm – 3:45pm

Webinar

It began in China, now Covid-19 has interrupted business cycles in Europe, Americas, and all of Asia. Amongst other challenges that leaders around the world juggle, ensuring that supplies meet demands is a critical piece of this puzzle to humanity.

For companies whose operations have been impacted, if not by the virus itself then by actions to contain the spread, steps may include enhancing their production scheduling agility, activate their secondary supply network, or even prepare for the reality of plant closures. While there is no silver-bullet answer, finding your solution starts by asking, and thinking about, some key questions.

8th April 2020
Wednesday
3:00pm – 4:00pm

Webinar

Covid-19 has triggered a human crisis and a business crisis. Some companies have responded with aggressive layoffs, abandoning many of their vulnerable workers to try to save the core business.

Others have focused on maximizing the well-being of their employees, recognizing that the short-term financial cost of maintaining salaries and benefits will be high in the face of plummeting revenues.

In this session, we will focus on human resources. How do we maintain the health and well-being of the human capital of our organizations and nation, while adapting business models for survival and eventually re-growth.

1st April 2020
Wednesday

Talk

In the wake of the current crisis, how are we reacting as individuals, and as organizations?
What is the significance of the 7-plus-minus concept in this situation?
What is the threat-rigidity cycle, and why is it important for organizations to understand it?
Why are we not ready for exponential growth?

Learn about all these and more as Professor Michael Frese, Professor for Management & Organisation at the Asia School of Business (ASB), takes us through the psychology of a crisis.
And in keeping with the Action Learning philosophy derived from ASB’s collaboration with MIT Sloan, discover what real, impact-driven, transformative actions you can take to turn any crisis into an opportunity.

30 March 2020
Monday
3:00pm – 3:45pm

Webinar

Being the leading nation in ASEAN affected by COVID-19, Malaysia has had a head start in seeing the impact of this virus on individuals as well as the business and economic consequences of drastic steps taken to flatten the curve.

As a n institution based in Malaysia for Asia the Iclif Executive Education Center at Asia School of Business is in a unique position to draw from real-life and real-time lessons from leaders who are living, surviving, and succeeding the repercussions of COVID-19, and to enhance that learning with academic rigors of our global faculty.