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May 2018

Art of War Advanced

Course Information

Start Date 14 May 2018, Monday
End Date 15 May 2018, Tuesday
Time 09:00 am
Venue Hotel Concorde, Orchard Road
Fee $1200 Inclusive of 2 coffee breaks, light refreshments and buffet lunch
Contact 6720 3333
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Strategy and Leadership is not complex. But it is hard. It’s hard because it forces us to make difficult decisions and hard choices. Successful business leaders get to the heart of strategy. Building upon the learning of the previous workshop, Business Strategist and Coach, Mr Lim Liat will explain in Depth on how you can master the Art and Science of Winning Strategy, explaining what it’s for, how to think about it, why you need it, and how to get it done.

Case Studies on How Successful Companies Applies Art of War

Mr Lim Liat will share with you the latest case studies and examples of how companies ranging from Toyota to Alibaba drawn upon Art of War strategy to overcome business challenges and conquer new business, he will clearly illustrate how these businesses apply Art of War Strategy to help them make the right choices and the difference between just playing the game and actually winning.

Immediate Takeaway

Mastering Art of War Strategy will make you more successful in business and life

  • The 5 attributes of Leader taught by Sun Tzu and how it applies to you
  • The competitive forces in the market and derive the market entrance and growth strategies
  • Time Your Strategies for Market Entrance and Growth
  • Be Like Water: Applying situational driven dynamic leadership centricities of iChing
  • Focus priorities and resources on conquering key challenges
  • Overcoming limitations by leveraging on Your Strength
  • Build and leverage strategic alliances as Part of Your Business Strategy
  • An Organization Health Check for Your Company
  • Your Guides for Developing Organization Power in your business
  • How to build and lead self-directed team and self-organized organizations
  • The Fusion Mindset of Champions in Life and Business
Who Should Attend
  • Senior officers and Executives from government agencies or MNCs
  • CEOS, C Level Executives, directors, Head of Departments
  • Entrepreneurs, Start-ups, Business consultants, Business consultants and advisors
  • Sales and marketing, business development Executives
  • Lawyers, accountants, engineers and other professionals seeking to futureproof and dominate their domain
  • Trainers, Coaches, academics and lecturers involved in Chinese studies
  • Anyone keen to apply Art of War to their daily life

“It is pretty rare to find the courses that he teaches offered elsewhere with other trainers in Singapore or even in the world. The key to maximum engagement in the class is the way you teach – being a subject expert and being open to other people’s opinions – Lim Liat is definitely both. All levels of working professionals in any industry will benefit from his courses.” Caroline Tracy Lee, Manager for Strategic Planning and Policy, AIA

“I am not a Chinese and was thinking that I may have trouble understanding Lim Liat’s courses because his professional background and interest are towards Chinese management philosophies but this is not true. He is effectively bilingual with experience in many industries. Most courses out there are pretty general and do not apply to your work or life so you walk away retaining no new information in the long term but not courses by Lim Liat.” Muhammad Khairul, Staff Officer for Singapore Customs

“This is the type of course that I feel does not only focus on business outcomes, but also on personal outcomes. My time was well-spent indeed. Lim Liat’s courses are suitable for everyone, and I will also ask my staff members to join me for other courses.” Emma Wai, Senior Assistant Director for Corporate Development and Administration, Bureau Design Studio

Art of War Strategist: Mr Lim Liat, Serial Entrepreneur and Public Service Commission Merit and a Commonwealth Scholar

Mr Lim Liat founded a BvOtech (Business value Oriented technology) to help people and businesses to be more successful through synergizing the the best of East and West strategies using Chinese classical wisdom such as I-Ching, the philosophies of the Dao School (Lao Zi), Ru School (Confucius), Mo School, Fa School and Sun Zi’s Art of War and more. Lim consults for start-ups, SMEs, MNCs and GLCs. CEO of BvOtech, a Pan Asia Business consultancy, Mr Lim Liat sits on the advisory boards of Institutes of Higher Learning and investment committees. He has more than 30 years of technology and management experience. A pioneer of Singapore Computer Systems in 1980, Liat contributed to the its listing on the Singapore Exchange, reaching a revenue of about $500 million operating in over 9 countries.

Key Outline
  • A Quick Review of The Art of War Business 1A3B5C5M
  • Terrain and Markets – Achieving Market Leadership
    • The Six Terrains to Customers and Michael Porter’s Competitive Advantages
    • Market Entrance Strategy
    • Steve Blanks’ “Four Steps to Epiphany” & Eric Ries’ “Lean Start-up” Strategies
    • Workshop 1 – Market Entrance Strategy
    • The Nine Markets and the Strategies for Growth
    • Workshop 2 – Growing Your Market Strategies
  • The Five Leadership Attributes and the details
    • What wisdom, trust, love, boldness and disciplines are
    • Defining strategic jobs, knowing the people and match them with the right jobs
    • Dynamic Leadership Model – Leadership Lessons from I-Ching. Four foundational Attributes and Five Dynamic Centricities
    • Workshop 3 – What is the Leadership Model for Me Now?
  • Developing Organization Power
    • Six Areas of Proficiencies – Design, Talents, Attack, Defend, Innovate, Control Others
    • Four Performance Levers – Morale, Heart, Productivity and Adaptability
    • Five Winning Keys – fight-when, use of sizes, unity, ready, no-interference
    • Transformation of Fallen Enterprise
    • Case Study – Apple, Xerox, Home Depot successful transformation strategies
    • Workshop 4 – Your Transformation Strategies
  • Organizational Health Check
    • The Three Detrimental Interferences of the Chairman and the Board
    • The Five Strengths that Become Weaknesses – reckless, survival, quick-temper, upright, compassionate
    • The Six Terminal Sicknesses of a Corporation
    • Workshop 5 – My Company Health Check
  • The Ideal Organization
    • Self-motivated, self-directed and self-organized to quickly adapt and ride on changes and complexities
    • Workshop 6 – Steps to Moving My Company to be Better
  • The Fusion Mindsets of Champions