COVID-19: Tackling Economic Disruption and Business Risk

Monday, 27 APRIL 2020, 11AM (Muscat)

OER-BLME's Economy Webinar on "Tackling Economic Disruption and Business Risk" was held on Monday,27th April 2020, 11:00 am - 12.00 pm.

Business owners and CEOs across the globe are coming to terms with the reality that business will be anything but normal over the coming months as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic continues to escalate. The virus is impacting the entire value chain of businesses - finance, logistics, marketing and sales, procurement, human resources, technology and infrastructure - with no answers on the eventual magnitude or timeline of the disruption.

OER-BLME's Economic Webinar focused on how to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on companies from a strategic, operational, organisational and financial perspective. The webcast discussed ways on devising a turnaround roadmap for companies in the next two quarters of 2020.

Topics of Discussion

  • The business disruption caused by COVID-19 and its implications
  • Devising a business continuity plan from a strategic and financial perspective
  • Rebuilding scale in the shortest possible time
  • Negotiating shifts in the competitive and regulatory environment
  • Key takeaway: Charting a turnaround roadmap in the next two quarters

Featured Panellists:

HH Dr Adham Turki Al Said
Assistant Professor of Economics, SQU & Managing Partner at The Firm for Business and Economic Consulting

Mr. Pankaj Khimji
Khimji Ramdas Group

Mr. Stephen R. Thomas
Renaissance Services

Mr. Majid bin Sultan Al Toky
Dhofar Insurance Company


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