Leading the Organisation: Agile Leadership Competencies

Igniting Agility, Creating An Impact and Elevating your Leadership Success

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5 Days

Introduction to the course

This training course is designed for senior leaders – and for those who are playing a pivotal role in leading their organisations. We can confidently say that organisations rise and fall with the calibre of their senior leaders, and that their ability to shape and execute strategy, and to foster and maintain a culture that supports the direction of the organisation, is key. The ability of senior individuals to truly lead their organisations, therefore, takes on a profound level of importance.

In this intense and highly practical training course, delegates will engage with the ‘big ticket items’ that are essential when it comes to successfully leading their organisations. They will explore their own role, style and impact as leaders, and discover a range of methods for crafting their organisations mission, vision and strategy. They will also engage with what it takes to truly mobilise and enable their employees and discover approaches for shaping the organisation’s culture. By participating, delegates will gain practical knowledge for successfully leading their businesses - and accelerate their development to become outstanding leaders of their organisations.

This Leading the Organisation training course will highlight:

  • Aligning vision, mission, strategy, and people
  • Building an extraordinary high-performance climate for your organisation
  • Transforming your organisation into an agile player
  • Mastering Change and Transformation
  • Understanding the power of Organisational Culture

Course details

At the end of this Leading the Organisation training course, you will have learned how to:

  • Translate business strategy into business results
  • Understand the practicalities of different successful culture models
  • Know how to harness the power of agility
  • Successfully lead the organisation through a changing landscape
  • Represent the organisation with impact to a variety of audiences

This training course utilises a blended learning approach, and it employs a variety of adult learning techniques such as action learning, group discussions, video case studies and self-reflection exercises. The resulting variety helps delegates to stay engaged throughout the course, feel challenged and draw quick wins for their own development. It also ensures delegates will receive opportunities to link their learning to the real-world challenges they face back in the workplace.

Organisations of those who attend this Leading the Organisation training course will benefit in a number of ways:

  • Build outstanding senior leadership capability
  • Have leaders re-connect with the business’s mission, vision and strategy
  • Successfully complete change and transformation initiatives
  • Increase competitive advantage through capable leadership
  • Foster extraordinary leadership mindsets at the top of the organisation
  • Be represented by individuals of the highest caliber

Attendees will benefit in a variety of ways:

  • Take your career to the next level with cutting-edge senior leadership skills
  • Improve your ability to lead your department, division or the entire organisation
  • Set yourself apart and accelerate your path into the top management tier
  • Learn approaches to lift the performance of your organisation’s workforce
  • Boost your leadership presence and charisma
  • Network and share experiences with other accomplished managers

This Leading the Organisation training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Senior Managers and Leaders
  • Directors and C-Level Individuals
  • Divisional, Functional and Regional Leaders
  • Mid-Level Leaders earmarked for promotion to higher-level positions

Daily Agenda

Day 1 : The Pivotal Impact of Senior Leaders on Business Success:
  • Leading, managing and ‘living in the middle’
  • You, the leader: the ‘tickle down’ effect
  • Exploring your personal leadership style
  • Transactional versus transformational leadership
  • Case Study: Microsoft under Steve Balmer and Satya Nadella
Day 2: Aligning Vision, Mission, Values and Strategy:
  • Defining Mission, Vision, Values and Strategy
  • Creating a compelling vision for your organisation
  • Mastering the art of strategy and strategic thinking
  • Aligning Vision, Mission, Strategy and People
  • Case Study: the curious case of Kodak
Day 3: Shaping Organisational Culture:
  • The immense power of organizational culture
  • Creating a high-performance culture
  • Creating a high-engagement culture
  • Creating a culture of agility and innovation
  • ‘The One Thing’ – how the best CEOs shape their organisation’s cultures
Day 4: Leading Change and Transformation:
  • An introduction to organizational change and transformation
  • Managing the psychological impact of change
  • The Change Iceberg model
  • Modern change management processes
  • Kotter’s 8-step model
  • Achieving change agility
Day 5 : Empowering, Enabling and Leveraging Talent:
  • Building the ‘Number 1’ Team
  • Managing versus Developing Performance
  • Leveraging the Power of Coaching and Mentoring
  • Next steps

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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