Agile Leadership

WU Executive Academy Vienna

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  • 1 day
  • online

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WU Executive Academy Vienna

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Who should attend

The online course is for leaders from all spheres of society with all levels of managerial experience who are self-responsible, curious, and open-minded, and who strive to shape the 21st century: corporations, NGOs, social businesses, governmental organizations.

The online course is also for individuals who want to gain insights in the field of agility.

About the course

Our online program "Agile Leadership" invites you to explore the field of agile organizations. This subject may fascinate you. Why? Because agility is not only a concept for organizations, but a mindset for every individual. Agility is about fast adaptation to changing circumstances. It is about focus on people and their needs, be it customers or organizational members. It is about creating space for innovation and creativity.

Knowledge about agile organizations also opens new opportunities for you:

  • You have the skills to co-create a work place that suits you best.
  • You can make a difference in your team and realize your own ideas.
  • You can have more fun at work.

Structure of the program

This online program allows you to learn, experience, and try out the new input in your own pace. The 1-month learning journey is divided into four parts, each with 1-week duration. Each week you will be supplied with food for thought, to be consumed and digested within that week at your own pace. Every program part can be worked on individually and takes approximately 6.5 hours to work on.

Teaching Content

Week 1: Why Going Agile?

In the first part, you will tackle the following questions:

  • Why agility?
  • Where does it come from?
  • What is the context?
  • What are the main elements?
  • What are the benefits and constraints?

Week 2: The Agile Mindset

In the second week and therefore the second part, you will have the opportunity to answer for yourself the following questions:

  • What basic attitude comes with agility?
  • What is the mindset of an agile leader?
  • What is the culture of an agile organization?

Week 3: Designing Agile for Organizations

The third part deals with the following aspects:

  • What are new approaches towards organizational flexibility in terms of structure and processes?
  • How can organizational transparency and velocity be increased?
  • What is self-management about, and how is it linked to agility?
  • What are new approaches towards organizational flexibility in terms of structure and processes?

Week 4: Implementing Agility

In the last part you will get answers to the following questions:

  • How do we strategize for agility?
  • What are critical success factors for going agile?
  • How does ‘Agile’ look in selected organizations?

Schedule

The online course is divided into 4 parts. Each part is approximately 1 week (6,5 hours) of workload. Within every week, you can work individually in your own pace on every task.

Topics

Part 1: Why agility?

Part 2: The agile mindset.

Part 3: Designing for agile organizations.

Part 4: Implementing agility.

Experts

Kathrin Köster

Kathrin Köster studied Economics, Chinese and Japanese studies at the Friedrich-Alexander University in Erlangen-Nuremberg / Germany, where she obtained her doctorate with distinction. Her dissertation focused on organizational development, namely privatizations in Japan. In the 90s she held var...

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Agile Leadership at WU Executive Academy Vienna

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