For the Private Sector

KFAS provides a number of programs for the private sector that aims to develop human capital and research within enterprises. We fund research and seminars that help identify obstacles and devise solutions to Kuwait’s economic challenges, we offer capacity-building innovation training programs for private sector employees and we facilitate collaboration with international institutions to enhance business development and research to further transform Kuwait’s economy into a knowledge-based economy.

Investing in human capital is at the core of KFAS mission, hence, we provide a number of capacity-building training programs for the private sector locally and internationally. These programs aim to promote a culture of innovation in business. Our partnerships with international training institutes and universities include Harvard and UC Berkeley.

To learn more about all our programs :  Download the KFAS Learning Calendar 2019


Harvard Kennedy Program

Harvard Kennedy Program is a custom executive education program targeting the needs of the Kuwait private sector.                         

Navigating Change: Decision-Making, Negotiation and Adaptive Leadership Strategies  

Sunday, June 9th – Friday, June 14th, 2019 – Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Program Brief

In daily decisions, we all operate from a certain set of assumptions by which we move forward our objectives and aims. Whether we know it or not, we are often guided by our decision-making, negotiation, and leadership skills and tactics built in the past, and often by instinct.  However, times of great change and consequent conflict demand enlightened leadership.

In short, managers and leaders are encountering arenas in which authority is more diffuse, issues are more complex, and knowledge, collaborative processes and negotiation skills to arrive at better solutions are more important than ever. These dynamics require an openness to new thinking to face an increasingly complex tapestry of economic, political, and social challenges in response to rapidly accelerating changes.

To learn more about the program, learning objectives and faculty delivering the program, download the brochure.

To download the terms and conditions, please click here.

KFAS covers the tuition and accommodation fees for the program. The accommodation will be at the Charles Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts.

Who Should Attend? 

This program is designed to serve mid-level professionals from the private sector with 7 years of experience. All participants should be prepared to dedicate themselves fully to their studies during the program, and will be expected to take responsibility for completing all assignments and interacting fully with their colleagues. You should only participate in this program if you can commit to attending all class and preparation sessions across all days of the program.

Application Process 

Kindly ensure you have the below documents ready for the application:

  • Letter of nomination from the company
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Updated CV in English
  • Recent Personal Photograph
  • Valid US Visa
  • Passport Copy

Deadline to apply 18th April 2019

To start the registration process please click here.