Leadership Development Programmes at Business Schools
I present workshops as part of Leadership Development Programmes at business schools or in partnership with other learning and development consultancies. In these workshops I combine games and exercises from the world of Applied Improvisation with models and theory from the latest research in neuroscience to create a fun yet challenging, interactive yet reflective, highly dynamic experience. Strictly no PowerPoint, no podiums and no paperwork.
Applied Improvisation in the context of leadership and organizational development is based on the realization that people have to improvise and play roles constantly: Organizations require people to adapt and take responsibility quickly, under high pressure and uncertainty in order to provide new and creative solutions, most of the time in collaboration with others.
The organisation can be seen as a metaphor for the stage on which a group of improvising actors need to perform in the moment without a script. Improvisation exercises help participants to develop skills for leadership, teamwork, innovation and dealing with uncertain and changing environments while the learning happens in accordance to the learning principles of the brain.
Here are some workshops I’ve presented at business schools.
- The neuroscience of communication for the Standard Bank Master Class in Strategic Client Management at the Graduate School of Business.
- The art of improvisation for leaders on the Deloitte Business Leadership Programme at the Gordon Institute for Business Science.
- Improvisation workshop on the Leading Executive Programme at the Graduate School of Business.
- Innovation workshop on the SABC Leadership Development Programme at the Gordon Institute for Business Science
- Coaching skills workshop on University of the Witwatersrand Business School Effective Coaching Programme.
For more information contact me or book a free introductory Skype conversation.