Leadership for Executives (2days)
This course outlines how leaders need to have a deep and nuanced understanding of individuals behavior in an organizational setting. The key to successful leadership in today’s world is not by authority but by influence. The focus will be to create effective leadership and to understand the difference in management and leadership. It will smoothen your transition to a leadership role and will help you develop the skills and approaches that are vital to your team’s success.
Understanding the leadership concept through two perspectives: Leader as Influencer and the Leader as Organizational Architect. It will help you understand how leaders affect followers behavior directly as influencers and indirectly as crafters of organizational structures. Major topics that will be covered:
- Leading without power will help participants to develop important insights about influence, motivation & accountability.
- Leading through growth how an organization can grow, while sustaining entrepreneurial drive and motivation of employees.
- Leading through change participants will explore the tensions between investing time and resources into operational improvements and investing in repairing a broken culture.
- Leading for innovation it will help participants to explore the organizational and psychological forces that inhibit innovation and progress in organizational settings.
Upon completion of the program participants will have a deeper understanding of human behavior and the other factors that can enhance or detract from motivation. Candidates will be able to view the function of the leadership in a structured manner. The course will help individuals to advance their leadership skills and enhance their strongest traits.
“Relevant, actionable and authentic”
Claudio Pasquio, Head of HR Strategy and Transformation at European Investment Bank
“It was a great workshop with productive and interesting discussions”
Volodymyr Pugachov, Co-founder at Invekon
“The workshop opens on very practical examples, it provided me the perfect balance of theory and case studies ”
Roland Wendt, Head of Sales & Marketing at McBride
Paul Isaac Green is a Professor in Management at McCombs School of Business. He earned his Ph.D. at Harvard Business School. In 2006, after five years as an entrepreneur, Paul joined The Morning Star Company, a California based integrated food processing company, where he co-founded the Morning Star Self-Management Institute. Morning Star, which has been called,” the world’s most creatively managed company” and was named one of Inc. Magazine’s most audacious companies because of their organizational system, is widely considered one of the world’s leading organizational innovators. Paul has spoken to audiences in the U.S.and around the World and won the 2012 Harvard Business Review/McKinsey M-Prize for his work on advancing Self-Management.