Browsing All Posts filed under »Strategic Planning«

Online Islamic Management Course now being offered at

January 13, 2011


Bismillah hir Rahman nir Rahim – In the name  of God the Most Beneficent the Most Merciful Announcing Good News Jan 7, 2011 – Anaheim: Islamic Shura Council of Southern California is pleased to launch an online leadership and management course tailored for the current and future leadership of Masajid and non-profit organizations. “Masajid ought […]

Video Preview: Strategic Planning & Implementation in Islamic Organizations

February 2, 2009


This video clip is from the “Islamic Management Series” DVD set, and is based on my book “Strategic Planning and Implementation for Islamic Organizations”. Both my book and the DVD set are available from my online store. The DVD set alone is also available from the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California.

Islamic Management Lecture Series now available on DVD

January 25, 2009


Professor Rafik Beekun, University of Nevada This past week, in joint cooperation with the Shura Council of Southern California and Dr. Muzammil Siddiqui,  we  just completed and launched an “Islamic Management Series”  lectures on DVD covering 10 lectures based on the training workshops which I have conducted globally with Islamic for profit and not for […]

Winning the War of Ideas–A U.S. Perspective

July 27, 2008


Featuring James Glassman, Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs July 8, 2008: Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs James Glassman addressed The Washington Institute’s Special Policy Forum on July 8, 2008. The following is the prepared text of his remarks. During my confirmation hearings in January, I said that […]

Management Case #1: Communicate or Lose a $1.4 billion stealth bomber

June 7, 2008


Note from Rafik Beekun: Islamic nonprofit organizations lack good internal communication for any number of reasons: lack of understanding of shura, cultural barriers, autocratic and bureaucratic leadership, etc.  Please read below an article from CNN that illustrates how costly a breakdown in communication can be.  In this case, valuable information was not shared among lower-echelon, […]

Madinah to Host International Knowledge Forum in June

May 8, 2008


P.K. Abdul Ghafour, Arab News JEDDAH, 8 May 2008 – The Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) yesterday announced its plan to hold an annual international knowledge forum in Madinah on June 22-24. SAGIA Gov. Amr Al-Dabbagh said the forum, named Noor (light) and which is the first of its kind, would bring together a […]

Basic Planning for Islamic Organizations

October 11, 2007


Note from Rafik Beekun: By the Grace of Allah, I just posted an article that Dr. Iqbal Unus and I wrote some years ago on this topic.  Please click on the Muslim Manager tab at the top of this blog, and view the last article posted as you go down the page.

Dua Video #5: Collection of Duas from the Qu’ran

January 8, 2007


Du’as from the Qur’an in Arabic with English Subtitles by the superb Qari Basit

Before any major decision, pray Salat-ul-Istikhara

December 25, 2006


Updated August 23, 2016 By Rafik Beekun at the Islamic Workplace weblog A step-by-step description of how to pray Salat-ul-Istikhara and, Insha Allah, how to interpret it. Click here to download the English only step by step description of how to pray Salat Istikhara in a one-page 12 size font handout. Click here to download the […]

Launch of the Islamic Workplace E-Store

December 16, 2006


The Islamic Workplace E-Store is now open. Please click here if you wish to order the following books: Islamic Business Ethics. Leadership: An Islamic Perspective. Strategic Planning and Implementation for Islamic Organizations. In the future, you will, Insha Allah, be able to order additional resources and materials from the E-Store.

Effective Leadership Steps for Strategy implementation in Islamic Organisations

December 12, 2006


By Rafik Beekun Planning without implementation is useless. In some Islamic organisations, there is no defined concept of long-term planning. Others, who do so, are normally faced with the problem of “analysis-paralysis”, spending too much time on fine tuning their business plans. The result is simple; there appears to be too much ado about nothing. […]

New book on “Strategic Planning and Implementation for Islamic Organizations”

October 25, 2006


I just published a book which may be of help to your community and to yourself at work, Insha Allah.    By the Grace of Allah, my new book entitled “Strategic Planning and Implementation for Islamic Organizations” has now been published by the International Institute of Islamic Thought, Washington, D.C., USA and is immediately available.  Here […]