Sustainable Leadership

Problem Solving, Communication, Innovation, and Social Responsibility

Format availability:

In-Person

Duration:

5 Days

Introduction to the course

Significant changes in our world have resulted in the demand for a new type of leadership with long-term sustainability and innovation at its core. This type of leadership is known as Sustainable Leadership. A Sustainable Leader creates value for all stakeholders of an organisation, including future generations and the community. Sustainable leadership is a set of behaviours, practices, and systems that imagine and shape the future—a future for all.

KC Academy's Sustainable Leadership training course will cover stakeholder management, corporate social responsibility, ways to improve communication, decision-making and problem-solving methods, critical thinking, and creativity.

Course details

By the end of this KC Academy Sustainable Leadership training course, delegates will be able to:

  • List the critical competencies of sustainable leaders
  • Describe ways of engaging with and identifying stakeholders
  • Understand the importance of creativity and innovation
  • Describe communication barriers and ways to overcome them
  • List ways to accurately solve problems and make decisions

This KC Academy Sustainable Leadership training course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Professionals who want to learn techniques to work with other colleagues
  • Team leaders, supervisors, section heads and managers
  • Professionals who have an interest in a management position
  • Anyone who wants to become a leader in their work place
 

Daily Agenda

DAY 1: Sustainable Leadership & the Triple Bottom Line:
  • What is a sustainable leader?
  • Key competencies of sustainable leaders
  • PPP - the triple bottom line: people, planet, profit
  • Behaviours of sustainable leaders
  • Engaging with and identifying stakeholders
DAY 2: Responsibility & The New Normal:
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Cultural Differences with CSR
  • Leading by example
  • Employer-supported volunteering (ESV)
DAY 3: Communication Skills for Sustainable Leaders:
  • Identifying and removing the main barriers to communication
  • Developing your Emotional Intelligence (EI)
  • Active listening skills and asking the right questions
  • SOLER Technique for interviewing and meetings
  • Future Leaders – Generational Differences
DAY 4: Mastering Problem-Solving & Decision Making:
  • Identify the cause(s) of a problem (CATWOE, repetitive why)
  • Using cause-and-effect analysis
  • Organise, analyse, and prioritise ideas (affinity diagram & PMI)
  • The science of making the decision (Vroom-Jago Decision Model)
  • Using force-field analysis to implement decisions
DAY 5: Creativity, Innovation and Your Career:
  • Understanding creativity
  • The science of innovation
  • Disruptive innovation
  • Your career – using the B-SWOT tool
  • Your personal development plan

Professional certificate & Accreditation

Significant changes in our world have resulted in the demand for a new type of leadership with long-term sustainability and innovation at its core. This type of leadership is known as Sustainable Leadership.

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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London
20-24 Mar 2023
Fee: $5,950
Course customization available
Course customization available

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