SUN ZI'S ART OF WAR:
DEADLY ORIENTAL STRATEGIES for SUCCESS, CAREER & BUSINESS

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COURSE ON: HANG TUAH'S STRATEGY MIND
peerless strategic thinking & organisational management from
Malacca Sultanate, the Nusantara success story!



Planning without implementation is useless,
Implementation without planning is dangerous.

HANG TUAH'S STRATEGY MIND based on:
Critical analysis from Malay classics of "Sejarah Melayu" and Hikayat Hang Tuah".
Comparison with Sun Zi's Art of War
, world's oldest strategic manual with age-proven systematic strategic thinking, planning and implementation for high pressure, swift changing, war-like conditions (including crises and modern globalisation).



  • Individual Skills, especially with respect to change.
    Using "Art of Firasat" to calmly watch for seizing any advantage.
  • "Ayah-Adik-Beradik" Leadership in the growth of strong organisation.
  • "Wayang Kulit" Aggressive Action Oriented Competitive Advantage in the high pressure modern world.
  • Asian and Global Case Examples on Strategic Planning and Implementation




BENEFITS:

With a age-long proven track record covering 100 years, the Malacca Sultanate is a potent case model to inculcate practical strategic principles applicable to modern high pressure swift changing complex conditions.

  • Radical refresher of the modern strategic planning and implementation process.
  • Make more implementable strategic plans which would enhance performance.
  • Fast adaptive thinking for swift changing high pressure multi-factors field conditions .
  • Promote performance through seizing the advantages offered by global changes.
  • Sun Zi's military model for cohesive team spirit, to empower the men under high pressure conditions.
  • Motivational self-discipline of the "Way of the General" for leading under high pressure conditions.
  • Innovative application of Asian traits in modern strategic management.

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:

Directors, CEOs, managers, senior executives, sales-marketing executives and executives aspiring to win in the world of swift changing high pressure conditions.



"Tak Melayu hilang di dunia"
stirring slogan coined by Hang Tuah

Swoop like a hawk, strike like a snake ....................


TIME TABLE

A systematic methodology course into the strategic planning and implementation process, with Asian case illustrations.

DAY 1
All plans must start with strategic planning. If you have a strategic mind you could handle any issue.

9.00
Sessions 1,2: STRATEGIC PRINCIPLES AT INDIVIDUAL LEVEL.
Model: Hang Tuah, who never says die

  • A refreshing step by step methodology into the strategic thinking, planning and implementation process through evaluation of the life of Hang Tuah.
  • Effective Role Model for Individual Excellence: Hang Tuah, the talented warrior, who never gave up even when he was down.
  • The qualities of talent and discipline an individual must have to succeed.
  • Strategic significance of the Hang Tuah-Hang Jebat Debate: the real hero

10.30
MORNING TEA BREAK

10.45
continuing Sessions 1,2

12.15-2.00
LUNCH BREAK

2.00
Session 3: QUESTIONNAIRE SURVEY: YOUR STRATEGIC STYLE
Workshop participative session

  • Participants shall answer various questions, which will determine their strategic style.
  • They shall be divided into groups to discuss pertinent strategic principles.
  • Participants will draw equivalents from their cultures.

3.30
AFTERNOON TEA BREAK

3.45
Session 4: STRATEGIC PRINCIPLES AT LEADERSHIP LEVEL.
Model: Tun Perak, the Wayang kulit shadow master

  • Effective Role Model for Leadership: Dato Bendahara Tun Perak, shadow play master
  • Astute scanning, selection of men and effective mentoring.
  • Handling people, both superiors and sub-ordinates.
  • Need to check before moving.
  • Principle of "Be nice to people".

5.00
END OF DAY 1




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TIME TABLE

DAY 2
Once plans are made, they need to be implemented. The initial part of implementation is always to organise the men into a community.

9.00
Session 5: STRATEGIC PRINCIPLES FOR COMMUNITY LEVEL.
Model: The Malacca Tree

  • Community Role of Successful Sultans:
    "Tree and roots": A place for everyone.
    "Fire and fuel": Synergistic cooperation.
    Malacca Court Model for think tank.
  • Globalisation in Malacca Sultanate:
    Strategic principle of give and take.
    Racial harmony factor in success of Malacca
  • Strategic Factors in the Decline of the Malacca Sultanate.

10.30
MORNING TEA BREAK

10.45
SPECIAL SESSION 6: EAST WEST DIFFERENCES IN ORGANISATIONAL MANAGEMENT*

  • A very important special paper based on recent university research into real differences in the ways East and West undertake organisational management and operations.
  • Emphasis on cultural basis for organisational management.

12.15-2.00
LUNCH BREAK

2.00
Session 7: Workshop participative session - CASE ANALYSIS

  • Participants shall analyse a relevant case illustration, which especially touches on principles from the Malacca Sultanate history with relevance to modern business.
  • Participants will then be divided into groups to discuss the case.
  • Group spokesman will present conclusions about strategic management principles.

3.30
AFTERNOON TEA BREAK

3.45
Session 8: CONSTANT REMEMBRANCE FOR CONSTANT MOTIVATION
Cultural Factors for Effective Strategies

Model: "Kebudayaan ialah senjata utama" (Culture is the key strategy)
Every race and era have the strategic principles - it is the culture which determines their effective transmission for remembrance.

  • Search for cultural identity and pride.
  • The "Deman Lebar Daun" Declaration.
  • Holistic strategic significance of the keris.
  • Strategic roles of ceremonies in effective administration.
  • Historical Romanticism: Tool of strategic remembrance.

5.00
END OF DAY 2

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"Sejarah bukan batang kayu, tapi pentas jiwa dongeng nenek moyang"
History is not a piece of wood, but the stage of play of the spirits of ancestors.



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File created: 3rd February 1999 modified: 7th February 2001 16th January 2008 18th March 2010