The world desperately needs a new generation of leaders. The goal of this course is to empower learners and professionals around the world to be ethical, creative, agile and effective leaders under two critical contextual conditions: the technological transformations of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in conjunction with cultural dynamics within and across societies in a Globalized World. This course provides learners and professionals across regions with the “Digital Global” mindsets and skillsets to be successful leaders in the XXI century developing competencies in areas such as purpose and vision, ethics and integrity, agility and resilience, innovation and creativity.
Personal leadership development is optimized by grounded reflection, self-knowledge and continuous learning as we interact with others. Therefore, the personal development part of this course cultivates introspective and skill-building competencies that include conceptual grounding that is based in an experiential learning focus. Discusses self- and other-awareness and engages in group/team interaction, as well as conducts individual self-assessments and individual feedback. We focus on leadership as a craft, with a set of strategies that can be learned at the personal, team/group, organization, and system levels.