Dr Kasim Kanakri

Certified Innovation Trainer, Certified Balanced Scorecard Practitioner, Certified EFQM European Assessor

Dr. Kasim Kanakri is a Senior management consultant and Advisor with over 38 years corporate experience with government and private institutions throughout Shipping, Oil & Gas, Aviation, training and Consulting industries in the areas of Strategy, Human Resources, Business Excellence & Innovation. He is a Professional Balanced Scorecard Practitioner and Certified EFQM European Assessor. He is the author of various management concepts, framework and criteria for various business awards including the UAE Innovation Award, Taqdeer Award for Labor Welfare, Human Resources Building Award and the Happiness Award. He also led a team of Business Excellence consultants designed & created the First Excellence Policy & Methodology manuals based on the Government Excellence Program Criteria. He is a renowned speaker and seasoned trainer conducted more than 500 training programs and interactive workshops in Strategy & Balanced Scorecard, Innovation, Leadership & Transformation, Human Resources and Talent Management, Team and Personal Effectiveness, and Business Excellence for senior leaders, managers, specialists, assessors, and team members. In the past 2 years, he trained and qualified more than 400 innovation managers, assessors and team members on various innovation training programs including International Innovation Driving License (IIDL), Innovation Assessors training and Innovation Masterclass etc. He led corporate strategic planning project teams to complete more than 40 corporate strategic plans and over 200 cascaded plans for Dubai, Abu Dhabi, UAE Federal governmental and other emirates’ organizations. He also facilitated Excellence to a vast number of government organizations enabling these entities to win excellence awards as organizations, individuals, teams, and projects in various categories of Excellence Awards throughout the UAE.