MIT Sloan Executive Education
Certificate Holder Profile
Jamil Fursan Asfour
Asfour has extensive experience within the emerging markets, focusing on the GCC countries. He is skilled in developing strategic plans addressing shifting markets, P&L management and driving high performance teams, with a proven track record of tackling complex business problems with innovation and pioneering approaches and building relationships with clients, generating leads and new business opportunities.
Asfour decided to further enhance his education by attending MIT Sloan Executive Education programs. He states, “The executive education programs at MIT Sloan are superb. Each program offers a different set of challenges and solutions. You do not passively sit in a class and listen. You actually discuss, innovate, and think about different ways of solving the problem at hand. You are challenged by your peers and professors which make it even more interesting.” He adds, “The experience allowed me to learn newer techniques and approaches for everyday applications in my current business. It also provided great networking opportunities with highly qualified professionals.”
Asfour chose the MIT Executive Certificate program to complement his MBA degree from Oxford and electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. "MIT is a highly regarded school worldwide and its executive education program gave me the opportunity to enhance my approach managing innovation."