Leading with Agility and Resilience - Virtual Learning

Why Attend

More than ever before, organizations need to reinvent themselves to meet the demands of evolving business environments and to capitalize on unprecedented market trends.  This course is designed to provide participants with an insight into challenges organizations are facing today, and into how to embrace agility and resilience as key strategic competencies in this rapidly evolving ecosystem.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of leading agile and resilient organizations during turbulent times
  • Assess leadership capabilities for agility and resilience
  • Lead and develop proactive mechanisms to withstand environmental disruptions
  • Create compelling strategies to lead and drive agility and resilience
  • Execute strategies to build and enhance agile and resilient organizations

Target Audience

Executives, directors, senior managers, division managers, team leaders and all professionals who want to be updated with the latest trends in management and leadership

Target Competencies

  • Organizational resilience
  • Workforce agility
  • Self-awareness
  • Process innovation
  • Empowerment
  • Engagement
  • Managing disruptions
  • Strategic versatility
  • Understanding agility and resilience
    • Defining organizational agility and resilience
    • The new norms: pace, disruptions and turbulence
    • The importance of adaptive capacity
      • ​The Adaptive Capacity Framework
    • The concept of resilience engineering
  • Agility and resilience: A leadership pre-requisite
    • Critical competencies to lead in a disruptive business environment
    • The implications of agility and resilience for leadership
    • Anticipating disruptions before the damage occurs
  • Preparing for an agile and resilient workplace
    • Skills associated with an agile and resilient work practice
    • Understanding the difference between change management and agility
    • Rethinking and redesigning the business
  • Essential strategies for developing agile and resilient organizations
    • Establishing the leadership team
    • Putting the right communication system in place
      • ​​Establishing clarity
      • Reinforcing the message
      • The role of social networking
    • Aligning people, processes and technology
      • ​Hiring practices
      • ​Individual performance measures
      • Workplace policies
      • Skill development
      • Supportive technologies
    • Compensating resilience and agility
    • The entrepreneurial mindset and its importance in the workplace
  • From strategy to implementation
    • Employee engagement and team empowerment
    • Developing resilient and agile managers
    • The agility and resiliency scorecard
      • Establishing performance measures
      • ​​Internal indicators
      • External indicators
      • Reporting an agility and resilience

Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC)

MPC certified courses by Meirc Training and Consulting are designed for those willing to challenge themselves and go the extra distance. Participants who fully attend an MPC course and successfully complete the test on the last day, will receive a Meirc Professional Certificate (MPC), in addition to the one they receive for attendance. MPC certificates are regionally recognized and can be quite valuable when applying for more senior roles within the organization or outside.

MPC

Heriot Watt University

With five campuses around the world, including one in Malaysia and one in Dubai, Heriot-Watt is a truly global university. They have a proud history of world-class teaching and practical, leading-edge research dating back to 1821 and are regarded as one of the top UK universities for business and industry. Heriot-Watt has three UK locations in Edinburgh, Orkney and the Scottish Borders. They have a strong track record for developing industry-fit graduates thanks to their strong links to business and industry and their distinctive range of degree programmes in specialist areas of science, engineering, design, business and languages. Heriot-Watt has over 30,000 students studying with them at their campuses and online through distance learning. This includes 9,000 on-campus students in Scotland, 4,000 in Dubai and 1,200 in Malaysia.

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Per participant

USD 1,750

Fees + VAT as applicable

Tax Registration Number : 100239834300003

Online Training

2 - 4 Mar, 2021

English

10:00 to 14:00 (UAE)

9:00 to 13:00 (KSA)