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MLC 166 - Adaptive Leadership for VUCA Challenges

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MLC 166 02 October 2023 5 Days Dubai Registration Form Link
MLC 166 23 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MLC 166 17 November 2023 5 Days Zurich Registration Form Link
MLC 166 25 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The Adaptive Leadership for VUCA Challenges course is designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to lead effectively in today's rapidly changing and unpredictable world. VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) challenges are becoming increasingly prevalent in all sectors, and leaders must be able to adapt and respond to these challenges in order to succeed.

The course covers a range of topics, including the nature of VUCA challenges, the principles of adaptive leadership, and the skills required to lead effectively in a VUCA environment. Participants will learn how to identify and analyze VUCA challenges, develop strategies to address them, and build resilience in themselves and their teams.

Course Objectives

  • Maintain disciplined attention
  • Regulate distress
  • Identify the adaptive challenge
  • Protect leadership voices from below
  • Diagnose the situation

Who Should Attend?

  • Presidents, General Managers, C-Level Executives
  • Vice Presidents, Deputy GMs 
  • Executives (Directors, Managers, Team Leaders)

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • What Is Adaptive Leadership?
  • The need for adaptive leadership
  • How to Become an Adaptive Leader
  • Adaptive organizations are built by adaptive leaders
  • Create the leadership vision

Day 2

  • Drive the vision through mission-based action
  • Build organizational capacity to execute on the mission
  • Lead the learning organization
  • Build a culture of learning
  • Intentionally build your culture

Day 3

  • Adaptive Leadership in Action
  • Case study: Adaptive leadership in action
  • Apply adaptive leadership to your organization
  • Build Resilience to Volatile Challenges
  • Change the Culture

Day 4

  • Adapt to new technology
  • Developing the Right Attitude
  • Characteristics of Adaptive Leadership
  • Openness to New Ideas

Day 5

  • Creating a Creative Climate
  • Risk and Experimentation in an Uncertain World
  • How digital transformation affects organizational performance & efficiency