Leading Into the Future: Managing in a Changing World

Mastering tomorrow's emerging concepts and meeting their challenges, today

In a business world defined by relentless change, the ability to understand and capitalize on new concepts – networks, virtual teams, content marketing and mindfulness, to name only a few – is increasingly critical to leadership success.

In a highly interactive, collaborative learning environment, led by a cross-disciplinary faculty of world-renowned thought leaders and practitioners, you’ll examine these fast-paced changes including evolving demographics and emerging technology. You’ll explore innovative marketing, talent management, operations and leadership concepts, gain insight into challenges inherent in managing change and learn the managerial responses and tools for tackling future management challenges. Ultimately, you’ll come away with a cutting-edge approach to effective leadership in the 21st century landscape.

Adapt to a changing world

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Who Should Attend

  • Midlevel and senior managers with functional or general management responsibilities
  • C-level executives with broad strategy responsibilities and an understanding of business or operational needs in a modern environment
  • Founders and owners of mid-size organizations, particularly those connected with a larger platform player such as  Amazon, Facebook or Google

Key Benefits

  • Learn how to lead with all your resources working in concert
  • Explore how distributed teams, crowdsourcing and cross-cultural opportunities lead to broader, organization-wide considerations
  • Understand key issues that arise during organizational transformation
  • Develop tools for managing challenges, mitigating risk and balancing priorities
  • Learn new methods for motivating others, engaging teams and leveraging innovation and networks
  • Benefit from a dynamic, collaborative learning environment led by leading experts from a wide range of disciplines

Program Content

Leading a Powerful Organization
  • Best practices in organizational design, finance, strategy, leadership and marketing
  • Leading with all your resources: human, technical and organizational
  • Virtual teams, team structure and work motivation
  • Fostering intrapreneurship

Company and Workplace Culture

  • Identifying, defining, implementing and maintaining a robust company culture
  • How to conduct a motivational audit
  • Attracting and motivating Generation Y

Opportunities in the 21st Century

  • How digital and social media affect marketing
  • Addressing cross-cultural issues and building virtual teams
  • Understanding and enabling networks

Fostering and Leading Innovation

  • Identifying new opportunities for innovation
  • The role of open innovation
  • Innovation that generates economic value and has a positive community impact

Social Business and Shared Value

  • Valuing social responsibility
  • Designing partnerships that leverage external assets to fund, develop and execute shared value strategies
  • Analytics and tools to track the progress and success of strategies

The Mindful Leader

  • Mindfulness as applied by top executives and global organizations
  • A variety of practices to increase cognitive agility, decision speed, focus and creativity
  • Strategies for addressing the complex effects of stress on the minds and bodies of leaders

Faculty

David S. Friedman - Academic Director; Clinical Assistant Professor of Executive Education; Senior Program Director of Executive Education

Susan Hardy - Academic Director; Associate Program Director

Noshir Contractor - Jane S. & William J. White Professor of Behavioral Sciences, McCormick School of Engineering; Professor of Management & Organizations (Courtesy)

Jamie Jones - Innovation Advisor, RTI International

Terri Griffith - Professor of Management, Santa Clara University Leavey School of Business

Candy Lee - Clinical Professor of Journalism; Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications

Paul Leonardi - Duca Family Professor of Technology Management, Department of Communication; University of California, Santa Barbara

Alison Niederkorn - Executive Development Consultant, Google; Co-Founder, Learning and Organizational Change programs, Northwestern University

Robin Nusslock - Assistant Professor of Psychology, Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences

Nicholas A. Pearce - Clinical Assistant Professor of Management & Organizations

Mohanbir Sawhney - McCormick Foundation Chair of Technology; Clinical Professor of Marketing; Director of the Center for Research in Technology & Innovation

What Participants Say

“As an employee of the U.S. government, I was exposed to new practices and processes that are common practice in the private sector that could be applied in my field. It was an outstanding course with a diverse group of people who were engaged, providing active participation that boosted the already amazing staff and professors.”
Branch Chief, US GOVERNMENT

“[This was an] exceptional experience, [with] relevant topics presented by outstanding lecturers in a hands-on manner. The atmosphere created an interactive, friendly learning environment...I have significantly benefited from my time at Kellogg and use what I learned everyday.”
Head of Implementations And Training, Volo Commerce

“No other course combines the depth of research and breadth of topics on all the latest innovations in management theory and practice. Thought-provoking and immediately applicable--Kellogg at its best.”
Founding Partner, Jabbok River Group

Personal Consultation

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Upcoming Sessions

December 4-9, 2016

Start: December 4 at 1:00 PM

End: December 9 at 11:45 AM

LOCATION: Evanston campus

$9,900

Fee includes lodging and most meals

May 22-26, 2017

Start: May 22 at 8:30 AM

End: May 26 at 12:45 PM

LOCATION: Evanston campus

$9,900

Fee includes lodging and most meals

November 6-10, 2017

Start: November 6 at 8:30 AM

End: November 10 at 12:45 PM

LOCATION: Evanston campus

$9,900

Fee includes lodging and most meals

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