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  • Monday, March 4, 2024

  • Business

  • Planning Directorate and Human Resource Development

A seminar on "Strategic Planning and Foresight" was held on February 29, 2024, at Junaid Zaidi Library, Video Conference Room, COMSATS University Islamabad, Islamabad Campus. The seminar aimed to elucidate the critical role of strategic planning and foresight in organizational success, with a particular focus on the faculty, staff, and students of COMSATS University Islamabad. Esteemed figures in the field, Dr. Aamir Murad, CEO of Management Excellence, and Mr. Umar Sheraz, Senior Research Officer at COMSATS University Islamabad, led the discussion.

The event commenced with the recitation of the Glorious Quran. Subsequently, Dr. Aamir Murad talked about the pivotal role of strategic planning in guiding organizations towards their objectives, while also enabling them to navigate the dynamic and uncertain landscape of today's world. By tailoring their insights to the specific context of COMSATS University Islamabad, attendees gained a nuanced understanding of how strategic foresight can surpass the institution's unique needs and aspirations.

Mr. Umar Sheraz further delved into the significance of foresight within organizational contexts. He articulated the process as a systematic exploration and anticipation of future trends, opportunities, and challenges that could impact an organization's objectives and operations. Through foresight, organizations can proactively identify emerging opportunities, anticipate risks, and adapt their strategies accordingly. This discussion provided attendees with valuable insights into how integrating foresight into organizational planning processes can enhance resilience, agility, and long-term competitiveness.

The seminar was organized by the Directorate of Planning, Development, and Human Resource Development.

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