Strategy Consultants for the Middle East and North Africa
- Political Risk Assessments
- Country Analysis
- Business Intelligence
- Cultural Training
- Strategic Monitoring
- Sector Specific Analysis and Joint Venture Opportunities
- Due Diligence
Middle East and North Africa's (MENA) political and security landscape is shifting, hence collecting intelligence, information and data is not enough. Relying on outdated ways of understanding the region can result in less than optimum outcomes. At i-Strategic we understand that social, political and security signs have preceded all political and security events and crisis that transpired in MENA since 2011, and more acutely in 2014 onward. Capturing and pinpointing crucial political, security and socio-economic signs require culturally sensitive eyes, and regional intelligence trained to translate signs into actionable insight, and insight to opportunity. Our focus is primarily on political risk assessment, foreign policy, security, counter-terrorism, investment policies and business intelligence. We contend that having a proactive strategy is indispensable for today's international corporations, business ventures, government and investment missions in the MENA region.
Political Risk Consultants and Advisers
i-Strategic consultants engage with our clients in strategic sessions, and custom advice. Our consulting service helps our clients with strategic decisions regarding critical investments, market entry strategies, cultural training, and support government agencies in fine tuning their intelligence output. In addition, i-Strategic provides guidance to IGO and NGO operations in the Middle East and North Africa.
i-Strategic offers our clients Executive Briefs, Macro and Micro level Political Risk Assessments, Strategic Monitoring, Cultural Training, Business Intelligence & Business Development, and Custom Research and Analysis, as a one-time service, or on a recurring biweekly or monthly basis. We provide our clients custom solutions. These in-depth reports provide a reference point for executives and managers to optimize decision-making and decision outcomes when it matters most.
Our professional presenters and keynote speakers can engage and inform your team, while presenting the latest political, investment opportunities, and security developments in MENA. Our speakers can also delve into a specific MENA country profile in a seminar, followed by Q & A, or in a casual interactive format. Be sure to inquire about i-Strategic's Executive Outlook presentation series. Executive Outlook, on premise, presentations are tailored for senior management. Topics include: FDI, strategic infrastructure, real estate, healthcare, privatization, and joint venture opportunities in MENA. Current and projected Geopolitical and Geostrategic disruptions in MENA are also discussed as part of the Executive Outlook presentation series.
iStrategic's Executive Outlook series is a tailored series of seminars and presentations focusing exclusively on strategic investment and business opportunities in MENA. These seminars include a detailed overview of disruptive geopolitical and geostrategic challenges and trends in the region. Executive Outlook seminars are a vital component in strategic planning, identifying vital objectives in new markets, and priority setting. Anticipating change and taking advantage of unfolding opportunities across MENA in strategic infrastructure, real estate, manufacturing, petrochemical industries, renewable energy, telecommunication, healthcare, water management, and much more is the hallmark of strategic planning. iStrategic's Executive Outlook on premise presentations are tailored for senior management. iStrategic's presentations are exclusive and remain, per our clients' request, out of the pubic domain.
Expanding into the MENA market entails an indigenous understanding of expectations, norms, and values of the local population, and more importantly an understanding of the cultural imperatives of our client's prospective local business partner.The stark diversity between MENA states’ cultures, norms and expectations might be a market barrier for less-prepared business corporations. At iStrategic we know first hand the central role of building mutual trust and respect, and how they lead to rewarding and successful business ventures. That is why we offer our clients an in-depth and tailored approach to intercultural competence. We understand cultural competence as a corner stone for building good will and establishing communication built on trust.
At iStrategic we
- Create awareness of the historical, ethnic, religious and cultural background of population in the particular MENA state.
- Highlight specific characteristics which will effect and influence the business venture.
- Utilize norms and expectations as a business and investment enhancer rather than an obstacle.
- Devise strategies for our clients which will minimize cultural barriers.
- Offer regional comparative analysis.
- Build crucial communication skills and training in unspoken cultural sensitivities.
Middle East and North Africa’s (MENA) political and security landscape is shifting, hence collecting intelligence, information and data is not enough. Relying on outdated ways of understanding the region can result in less than optimum outcomes. At iStrategic we understand that social, political and security signs have preceded all political, security events and crisis that transpired in MENA since 2011. Identifying crucial political, security and socio-economic signs require culturally sensitive eyes, and regional intelligence trained to translate signs into actionable insight, and insight to opportunity. iStrategic’s country analysis reports and consultations go beyond a conventional in-depth country profile. Our country analysis is tailored to the client’s needs and objectives, identifying prevalent and nascent political and security discourse, locating relevant power brokers, and highlighting economic and foreign policy trends.
iStrategic provides specialized guidance on Middle East and North Africa affairs to the private sector and U.S. government. We take pride in providing fact based, actionable insights and analysis our clients need to skillfully navigate political, security and economic climates. Proficient in MENA languages, political risks, business environment and cultures, iStrategic is your ally in creating better outcomes, and optimizing business and investment decisions when it matters most.