Alumni “Rethinking Leadership”

AKSB 904, Beirut campus

As part of its Keep Learning alumni lectures program, the Alumni Relations Office at LAU is organizing a lecture titled: “Rethinking Leadership” by Michael Kouly, president and CEO of Cambridge Institute for Global Leadership.

Michael Kouly is World Bank Fellow, global thought leader, professional speaker, and author. Throughout his 30-years career, he has practiced leadership as Chairman, Board Member, CEO, and senior member of a number of global as well as non-profit organizations in 22 countries - including Reuters Orbit-OSN-Mediagates, the Middle East Leadership Academy (MELA), Central Eurasia Leadership Academy (CELA), South East Asia Leadership Academy (SEALA), and Society of International Business Fellows (SIBF). He is also an advisor to state leaders.

Kouly is a former Reuters war journalist, writer and scholar of leadership, strategy, policy-making, and international business at Harvard, Princeton, and other universities. He is currently the president and CEO of Cambridge Institute for Global Leadership (CIGL) - a think tank that grew out of the study and research of its founders at Harvard and Princeton universities.

Topics to be covered:

  • Is the way we have been thinking about leadership still valid in the current times?
  • Do you know yourself well as a leader?
  • How to lead in times of chaos and conflict?
  • The complexities of mobilizing people and organizations
  • Learn how to lead with and without authority
  • The perils of exercising leadership
  • Learn how to lead and stay alive

Please confirm your attendance at or 009611786456 ext. 1136.

Registration starts at 6:00 p.m. Coffee and refreshments will follow. 

Alumni with a valid Alumni ID may park at the AKSB underground parking lot.