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Pandemic Driven Innovation and Transformation

HEC Paris’ Christopher Hogg describes how the crisis stimulates innovation and accelerates the economic transformation of companies – and how to capitalize on it

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Playing a Longer Game

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Igniting Innovation

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The Curse of Knowledge: Why Experts Struggle to Explain Their Work

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Ecological Transformation at HEC Paris

HEC Paris is already on the road to ecological transition says François Collin

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Is Your People Strategy Today Fit for Tomorrow’s Workforce?

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Competition Law vs the Tech Giants

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How to Master Upward Influence

Professor Connson Locke offers practical advice and tips on how to make our voices heard, influence people with more power than us―and create positive change

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No, Robots Aren’t Destroying Half of All Jobs

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Business Model Innovation Meets Organizational Design

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5 Core Skills to Harness Data and Make Better Decisions

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How to Become a Transformational Leader

A two-part, practical guide to becoming a transformational leader—based on a talk at the LSE Festival with Dr Rebecca Newton, Professor Sandy Pepper, and Dr Emma Soane

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Business Benefits of Social Enterprise

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Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 37

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The Power of Purposeful Leadership

How Purposeful Leadership is turning businesses into something bigger and better

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People Strategy 2030: Understanding Your Future Workforce

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Apprenticeship Levy for Leaders

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Building a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace

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A Roadmap for New Executives

An initiative from the Rotman School of Management, led by Geoffrey Leonardelli, helps executives move to new roles and new jobs successfully

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Training Professional Managers

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Developing Future Leaders - New Report

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Stimulating Radical Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Warwick Business School’s James Hayton helps corporate entrepreneurs find new markets, technologies, and business models

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FT CLO Survey Sees Growth for Exec Ed

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Creating Intelligence in Times of Uncertainty

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The Supply Side: New Models in Executive Education

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The Demand Side: New Models in Executive Education

Impressions, insights, and takeaways from Day Two of UNICON’s Directors’ Conference 2021, hosted by Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC)

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Collaboration: New Models in Executive Education

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Financial Analysis for HR Professionals

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Apprenticeship Levy [Live Panel Event]

Upskilling UK Senior Leaders to Face Tomorrow’s Challenges

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How to Compete with the Digital Giants

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Innovation, Purposeful Leadership and Inclusive Growth: The Three Pillars that Drive Us Forward

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How Is Exec Ed Innovating with Program Design to Meet the Needs of the Modern Learner?

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Scoping the Path Ahead for Exec Ed

After a turbulent year, new best practices for executive learning in the new normal are emerging for university-based business schools and their corporate clients

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Being a Resilient Leader

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The Imaginative Organization

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Digital Learning at HEC Paris

A new way of learning that is attracting more and more companies

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Leadership Genesis

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How To Diagnose Misalignment to Improve Post-Pandemic Recovery

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Being Brave at Work

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Pay Transparency, Inequity and Inequality in Organizations

HEC Paris study shows how pay transparency influences inequality, inequity and the gender pay gap

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Embracing Employee Activism

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Partnership for Sustainability

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The Challenge of Data Transformation in Companies

HEC Paris’s Julien Lévy considers a central driver of the digital revolution

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Better, Simpler Strategy

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IWD: Choose to Challenge Gender Bias

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A Double Helix Structure to Drive the Digital Economy

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Managing the Risks of Climate Change

The Grantham Institute at Imperial College London collaborate with the IRM to prepare risk managers for an era of climate change and associated regulations and targets

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Healthcare Leadership and Innovation

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Embracing Change

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Learn Digital Body Language

A timely guide to communicating with positive emotional connection in the digital space

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Embedding UN SDGs Into Business Practice

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Diversity, Inclusion and Disability

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Post-pandemic Executive Education

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Post-Pandemic Corporate Finance

Rotman School of Management’s David Goldreich discusses business finance, valuation, and planning for a post-pandemic recovery

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Developing a Diversity Strategy

Applying Behavioural Science

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5 Keys to Managing Virtual Teams

St Gallen’s Prof. Winfried Ruigrok describes five essential things you need to know about managing your team virtually

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Time to Embrace the Internet of Things

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Inside the Leader’s Brain

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A Net-Zero Covid Recovery Plan

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The Hazards of Hiring with AI

St Gallen’s Prof Dr Gudrun Sander shows why recruiting processes need a combination of human and machine to avoid stereotypical bias

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Reporting Enterprise Value That Matters

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Stimulating Strategic Philanthropy

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Inclusion: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part One

Impressions, insights and takeaways from Day One of UNICON’s Team Development Conference 2020 hosted by Thunderbird School of Global Management

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Intelligence: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Two

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Innovation: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Three

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Impact: Shaping Executive Education in the 4IR - Part Four

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2020 Leadership Lessons for 2021

Mark Threlfall and colleagues offer twelve thoughts for Christmas to help us prepare for a better New Year

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Work/Exercise Balance

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Algorithmic Business Thinking

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A Downside to Great Expectations

Study shows how setting high performance expectations can often be counterproductive

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Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 36

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How L&D Steers Organizational Change

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Inclusive Growth Leadership

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The Power of Design in Business

Rotman’s BDI initiative moves design from products and services to redesigning our organizations from the inside out

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Innovation Despite Constraints

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Building (Virtual) Presence

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Post-Pandemic Scenario Planning

IMD’s Michael Wade offers help to business leaders planning for an uncertain future

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Intersectionality and Inclusion

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The Promise and Perils of Social Media

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10 Ways to Stop Bullying at Work

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The Value of Staff Customer Contact

St Gallen study shows how employee customer contact, supported by transformational leadership, drives organizational performance

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Lessons from Behavioural Economics

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Online Learning and Leadership

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Artificial Intelligence for Executives

The University of St. Gallen’s Stephanie Schoss discusses the mindset, skills and knowledge needed for executives to thrive in an AI enhanced world

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A Crisis Leadership Playbook

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Executive Education in a Future World

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Distance Learning Reimagined

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Male Bias Against Female Bosses

Why the growing backlash against the ‘woke agenda’ should not impede practical steps to raise more women into senior leadership roles

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Negotiating the Sweet Spot

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Group Coaching to Unify Executive Effort

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Avoiding a Social Media Firestorm

A recent study offers insights for detecting, preventing and mitigating online firestorms

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Without Team Buy-In Diversity Fails

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Barriers to Rebuilding Trust in Organizations

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Post-Pandemic Leadership Challenge

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Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 35

How the pandemic is impacting business leadership and the exec ed sector

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Kind, Calm, and Safe: Leading in a Time of Covid-19

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A Strategizing Framework for the Digital Era

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When More Is Not Better

Roger Martin’s new book considers how obsessive ‘economic efficiency’ is undermining democratic capitalism

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Living a Values-Based Life

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Deeper, More Resilient Learning

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Making the Recovery Green

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A Leadership Stimulus Package

Rotman School of Management’s Nouman Ashraf offers a prescription for better post-pandemic leadership

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Social Silencing at Work

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A Pivot to Online with Long-Term Value for Executives

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Rapid Innovation in Executive Education

MIT Sloan’s Peter Hirst considers the impact of the pandemic and how it will spur innovative approaches to executive learning

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Leadership for a Nimble Response

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Attention, Energy, & Momentum: Thriving in a New Normal

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Create a Digital Learning Strategy the MIT Way

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Leading Strategic Alignment

Saïd Business School’s Jonathan Trevor discusses how to lead strategic alignment: joined-up, united, and ‘multi-everything’ - in this recorded webinar

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Building Back Better After the Pandemic

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The Purpose of Answers

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Negotiation Strategies Online and Offline

London Business School’s Professor Gillian Ku offers strategies and tactics, employing planning and cooperation, for conducting complex negotiations

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Welcoming Neurodiversity at Work

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A Refreshing ‘New Normal’ for Leadership Development

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Gig Leadership – Taking Turns at the Tiller

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Emotional Intelligence for the New Normal

Vanderbilt University’s Shayna Humphrey on how to gain the resilience, composure and self-management needed to lead others effectively through challenging times

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Tactics to Improve Diversity & Inclusion

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Economics Beyond the Pandemic

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Coaching for Effective Leadership

Hult Ashridge’s Erik de Haan discusses leadership shadows, derailment, and the positive impact of executive coaching

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Virtual Sessions for Your Organization with Columbia Business School Faculty

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Learning from Those Living Through Change

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Explore vs. Exploit for Renewal and Recovery

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Webinar Calendar: Summer 2020

IEDP have an expanded slate of webinars and virtual events this Spring/Summer. Find all our upcoming and recent previous webinars here

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A Time to Humanize Business

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Virtual Roundtable: Emerging from the Crisis

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Negotiation Fundamentals for Business Leaders

In this webinar recording Gillian Ku, Professor of Organizational Behaviour at London Business School, offers practical insights on the strategy and science behind effective negotiations

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How Engaged Is Your Team?

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Pivoting to Live Online Executive Courses

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Innovation Readiness for the New Normal

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Ethical Decision Making in a Crisis

Hult Ashridge’s Roger Delves discusses the tension between personal values and organizational imperatives—and why otherwise ethical people sometimes make unethical decisions

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Creating a Sense of Belonging

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My Boss is a Robot – Help!

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Leading an AI Boosted Business

In this recorded webinar, Georgetown University’s Professor Jose-Luis Guerrero explains how the nature of leadership and employment will be changed by greater use of AI in workplaces

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Resources for Lockdown and Beyond: US & Canada

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Creating a Crisis-Ready Board

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Resources from UK Business Schools for Lockdown and Beyond

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Leading in Volatile and Uncertain Times

Watch Vanderbilt Professor Ranga Ramanujam and Eric Johnson, Dean of Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management for advice in navigating these unprecedented times

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No More Business as Usual

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Executive Education for After the Crisis

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No More Nine-to-Five

Three Rotman experts discuss the challenges and opportunities for those leading a remote workforce

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Organisational Learning After the Crisis

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Better Connections in the Workplace

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Intersection of Data & Human Experience

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Building a Cyber-Safe Business

Dr Ruth Massie on cyber as a leadership problem, as opposed to a technical problem, speaking at the latest Leadership Series event from Cranfield School of Management @Brand Exchange, London

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The Management-Leadership Shift

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How B2B Marketing is Learning from B2C

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Complex Drivers of Employee Motivation

Columbia’s Stephan Meier on why motivating employees is more complicated than you think

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Strategy Visualization [Webinar]

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Uncovering the Drivers of Gender Inequality

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Managing with Machines

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MOOC for a Sustainable Future

Enrol for free on Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM)’s MOOC: ‘Driving Business Towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’

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Embracing Change to Drive Innovation

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Developing Mindsets for Growth

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Actors and Architects of Ethical Behavior

Creating a workplace culture conducive to making ethical decisions

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The Changing Role of the University Executive Education Function

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The Three Shifts of Leadership Mastery

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Executive Presence

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Millennial Mindsets in the Family Enterprise

Watch MIT Sloan Professor John Davis discuss the challenges and opportunities emerging as the Millennial generation steps up to lead the family business

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Speaking Up and Taking Heed

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 34

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Aston Goes Multi-Disciplinary in a Complex World

Combining business school and university-wide expertise to support innovation, creativity and capability development in organizations

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An Open Strategy Toolkit

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Actively Fostering Compassion at Work

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Business for Society and the Environment

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Leading Your Business with Responsibility to People and Planet [Webinar]

Watch this timely discussion on responsibility in business with two distinct faculty voices from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School—with a special focus on leadership, ownership, and banking

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What Exactly is Team Coaching?

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Apprenticeship Levy with Impact

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Hypotheses not Predictions

Ryan Hamilton discusses the value of scientific thinking in business

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Strategy for a Messy Tomorrow

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Mind-and-Machine

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Learning for Disruption

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Good Bosses and Bad Bosses

Cass Business School’s Dr Amanda Goodall says experts can make good bosses, and bad bosses are less common than we might imagine

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Leadership for Industry 4.0

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FinTech in Large Organizations

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Coaching’s Bright Future

Henley’s Jonathan Passmore discusses the benefits and impact of individual and team coaching

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The Data-Driven Mine

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What’s Not to Like?

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Building China/West Business Relations

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Deep-Diving MIT Sloan’s Innovation Approach

Watch the video highlights from IEDP’s innovation deep-dive with MIT Sloan’s Professor Fiona Murray and Dr Phil Budden

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New York Smart; World-Class Ready: Executive Education in the Big Apple

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Exploring the Efficacy of Monetary Incentives to Motivate Employees

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Black Swan Events in Project Management

Schulich’s Doug Boebinger asks: Do project managers adequately prepare for unforeseen events and their consequences?

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Inclusion by Design

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‘Eco’, ‘Ego’ and ‘Intuitive’ Leadership – A new leadership code for the 21st century

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Design Thinking Complex Problems

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Finessing the Family Enterprise

Moonshot opportunities and insights from multigenerational family enterprises

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The Sisterhood Posse

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Innovation + Equality

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Making Leaders

emlyon and Capgemini France collaborate to deliver an innovative customized executive program

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Mastering Supply Chains

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New Responsibilities in the Digital Age

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Nobody Does It Better

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Learn to Thrive as a Leader

Start to better understand yourself with this self-assessment 'Learning Tool', from Vanderbilt University, designed to help you lead with authenticity, meaning and purpose, thrive as a leader, and avoid burnout for yourself and your team

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See, Be and Make the Change

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Pros & Cons of a Four-Day Week

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Value of Dyslexia in Organizations

A new EY report highlights the value of dyslexic capability and neuro-diversity for organizations of the future

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Mindsets for Change

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Having a Voice and Giving a Voice

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Leading Organizational Resilience

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Developing an Open Strategy

Watch this webinar from Warwick Business School’s Christian Stadler and learn how to engage technologists, frontline employees, customers, and even competitors to develop a winning and open strategy

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Leaders Fit for the Future

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Executive Education at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University

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Achieving a Circular Economy

Saïd Business School report offers a framework for systems change and a guide towards a circular economy for collaborating organizations

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Five Ways to Be a Better Coach

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Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 33

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Creating a Thinking Culture

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Top Flight Leadership Events

Are you interested in attending thought provoking leadership events in London and elsewhere?

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Andragogy’s Emotional Element

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Narcissism in Leadership

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Behaviour Science for Organizations

WBS program shows how to apply behavioural science to transform your operations, culture and stakeholder relations

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Finance for a Sustainable Future

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The Best Kept Secret About Profit

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Ideas Around Ethical Leadership

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Problem Statements Solve Problems

Schulich SEEC on how to write clear objective Problem Statements – the key to finding solutions to complex problems

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Getting Women on Boards

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Leading Vs Managing Big Projects

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Leadership Response - Military and Business

Approaches to leadership learning: Emory Executive Education's Ken Keen in conversation with IEDP

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Leadership Lessons from Neuroscience

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How to Close Strategy/Execution Gaps

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Recruiting Expert Talent

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Improving Employee Engagement

Despite better news, CCL suggests 4 areas in which companies can take steps to increase employee engagement

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Overcome Women Leaders’ Roadblocks

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Working Well with Robots

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What About the Workers?

New study shows welcome positivity in the European workforce even in the UK as it prepares for Brexit

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Questions Are the Answer

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When Competition at Work Turns to Conflict

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Going Beyond Strategy: and Knowing How to Do It

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Virtual Learning at Aston

How Aston University’s virtual classroom creates a positive approach to learning

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The Art of the Strategic Pivot

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Forecast Documents for Business

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Innovating with Real World Impact the Goal for UEFA and IMD at ‘Innovation Week’

Improving the experience of football fans at Euro 2024 with the 2019 UEFA Innovation Challenge Powered by IMD, ECAL and ThinkSport for MBA candidates

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Profit Plus People and Planet

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Networks for Entrepreneurship

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Ambidexterity for an AI Future

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Executive Learning for Life

Life-long learning is central to HEC Paris’s strategic vision and lies behind its move up the FT world executive education rankings

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Pros & Cons of Blind Recruitment

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How Women Leaders Reach the Top

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Empowering the Family Enterprise

The Kellogg Center for Family Enterprise has a mission to support and sustain family businesses – the bedrock of the global economy

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Creating a Workforce for an AI Future

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Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 32

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Elevating Design into Strategy

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Leadership and Culture at Santander

How corporate culture and leadership are being developed at Banco Santander

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Doing the Right Thing

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Find the Right Digital Business Model

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Talent Management Goes Agile

Executive leaders are losing patience with traditional tools for managing talent, says Ronny Vansteenkiste, a Senior Associate with Management Centre Europe and a Fortune 500 veteran

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The Entrepreneurial Corporation

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How to Build Innovation Capital

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Business and Exec Ed for Social Good

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Social Media in Organizations

Patricia Hind and Viki Holton on their new study into effective leadership, social media at work and how HR can upgrade its L&D strategy

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5 Keys to a Cybersafe Culture

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The 360° Corporation

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Transformative Online Learning

INSEAD’s designs for highly personalized online learning to scale digital transformation

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Leadership Improvisation

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Solving Complex Problems

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Nordic Leadership Expedition

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Building Brands for the Future

Kellogg School of Management’s Tim Calkins on brands and brand management in our hyperconnected age

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A Performance Psychology Toolkit

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Five Strategies for Creative Negotiation

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Dealing with Emotion at Work

HEC Paris’s Marc Beretta discusses the place of emotions in the workplace

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Headspring Executive Development

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Innovation and Strategic Stability

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Learn to Lead Multi-Generations

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New Solutions for New Leadership

IEDP’s review of Cranfield’s first '@Brand Exchange' Leadership event in the City of London

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Building Project Management Skills

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Digital Innovation & Design Thinking

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Leading in Times of Uncertainty

Where AI and the real intelligence of your team intersect

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The Dynamics of Innovation

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Mind and Hand at MIT’s AMP

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Creativity and the Value of Failure

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Design Thinking in Organizations

How ‘design thinking’ theory is being successfully translated into real-world innovative practice

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Causes and Cures of Disengagement

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of Entrepreneurship

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Championing AI for Business

Professor Phanish Puranam on how organizations can develop the mindsets and skills to win with Artificial Intelligence

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Gender Approaches to Decision Making

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Managing Conflict in Times of Change

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Career-Defining Executive Education

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Diversity Beyond Fairness

Well-managed diversity can drive business success in our connected world

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Family Enterprise Success and Survival

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Analytics, AI and Big Data Leadership

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Flipping the Learning Sequence

An innovative Rotman program focuses on context specific challenges rather than legions of leadership concepts

FROM THE MAGAZINE

Developing Leaders eMagazine - Issue 31

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Learning to Thrive as a Leader

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Women Leaders Vs Less Competent Men

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Developing Leaders for a Sustainable World

HEC Paris/LSE’s ‘Leadership 2030’ program helps tomorrow’s leaders create value for customers, society and the planet

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Executive Education’s Enduring Value