MBA Decoded – Westford Research and Leadership Bootcamp

Are you ready to take your

leadership and research skills to the next level?

Join us for the Research and Leadership bootcamp to be held on July 6 2024, Saturday at the Westford University College, Al Zahia Campus.

An immersive bootcamp designed to cultivate critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication abilities essential for impactful leadership and research. Delve into the core tenets of effective leadership, including communication, collaboration, and decision-making, while mastering research principles like data collection, analysis, and presentation. Through engaging lectures, stimulating discussions, and hands-on activities, you’ll acquire the expertise and self-assurance to excel in both realms. Learn from seasoned professionals, connect with like-minded peers, and gain valuable insights into cutting-edge research trends, including the fascinating realm of innovation.


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    MBA Decoded – ItineraryJuly 6th, 2024
    Introduction to the Boot Camp09:45-10:00
    Session 1 –  “ Empowering Innovators: Unleashing Research Potential in Your Company ” – Prof. Renaldo De Jager -Assistant Dean, Westford University College                                                                                                             10:00-11:30
    Tea Break11:30-11:45
    Sesson 2 – “Identifying Research Gap as applied in Industry” – Dr. Rasha Aladine DBA Alumni, Westford University College11:45-13:05
    Lunch Break13:00-14:00
    Session 3 – Leadership & Team Building Activity Prof. Alan Lukose, Assistant Dean, Westford University College14:00-15:30
    Tea Break15:30-15:45
    Session 4 – Research Colloquium- Dr. Bindu Nair – Assistant Dean,  Westford University College15:45-17:00
    Certificate Distribution17:00-17:30

    Event Details


    At the end of this session the candidates will be able to

    Cultivating a Culture of Innovation

    Encouraging an environment where employees feel empowered to explore new ideas and take calculated risks fosters innovation. By providing resources, support, and recognition for innovative efforts, companies can unleash the full potential of their workforce and drive meaningful research outcomes.

    Investing in Research and Development (R&D)

    Recognizing the value of investing in R&D as a strategic priority can lead to long-term competitive advantages. Companies that allocate resources towards research initiatives, whether through funding, partnerships, or dedicated teams, position themselves to stay ahead of market trends, develop breakthrough technologies, and drive sustainable growth.

    Market Needs Assessment

    Understanding the needs and challenges of the market is essential for identifying research gaps in industry. Conducting thorough market research, gathering feedback from customers and stakeholders, and analyzing industry trends can help pinpoint areas where innovation and research efforts are most needed.

    Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration

    Leveraging diverse perspectives and expertise through cross-disciplinary collaboration can aid in identifying research gaps from multiple angles. Encouraging collaboration between different departments, teams, or even external partners can facilitate the identification of research opportunities that may not be apparent from a single perspective.

    Research Excellence

    Participants will gain a solid understanding of research methodology, providing them with the tools and techniques needed to conduct high-quality, data-driven research that contributes to both academia and industry. The Boot Camp will emphasize the importance of research ethics and risk assessment, instilling a strong sense of responsibility and integrity in participants, ensuring that their research endeavours are conducted with the highest standards of ethics and professionalism.

    Leadership and Collaboration

    Through interactive team-building activities, attendees will enhance their leadership skills and learn effective strategies for fostering collaboration and synergy within diverse teams, a crucial skill for success in any field.