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Who should attend
This programme is designed for top executives who hold significant responsibility and who are grappling with dilemmas of organisational and personal transformation. Typical participants include CEOs, managing directors, C-suite executives, executive vice-presidents, board members and chairpersons.
About the course
Today, leaders must operate in a world characterised by greater uncertainty about the future, a trust deficit and opposing economic patterns – constituted by static and worrisome trends in the established economies and dynamic trends in the emerging economies.
This challenging environment notwithstanding, senior leaders are responsible for the performance and health of their organisations – especially in terms of developing and deepening talent and their own learning, reflection and growth. Further, leaders at the top of organisations must be able to distinguish and grapple with both challenges that require changes in technology and those that require changes in behaviour.
AVIRA: Awareness, Vision, Imagination, Role, Action is a unique invitation to set aside the urgent to consider the important. It provides a forum for you to learn, reflect and grow. Facilitated by experienced session leaders, you will explore and discuss the characteristics of effective top executives and high-performance organisations. You will widen your international network of colleagues. Reflecting the motto of 'little teaching, lots of learning', the spirit and format of AVIRA is peer-led.
How you benefit
- Discuss and understand where the world is coming from, where it seems headed and what the implications might be for your leadership and organisation.
- Appreciate and learn the habits of effective leaders and the practices of high-performance organisations.
- Reflect on your organisation's performance, your role and your influence – and depart with a concrete personal action plan for you to lead and deliver more effectively.
- Hone your judgement and fine-tune your decision instincts.
AVIRA is a peer-led seminar, raising questions and contesting alternatives through group and plenary interaction, as well as active exchange with session leaders. Beyond information and knowledge, the programme includes a transformational module based on peer coaching, facilitated by a professional coach and including post-programme follow-up.
Condensed into five intensive days, the programme is fully residential and takes place on campus.
Philip Anderson is the INSEAD Alumni Fund Chaired Professor of Entrepreneurship and Professor of Entrepreneurship at INSEAD. He currently teaches courses in strategy, entrepreneurship, leadership, innovation, and change, and has written over 120 original case studies and teaching notes for these ...
Enrico Diecidue is a Professor of Decision Sciences at INSEAD. In 1996 he obtained his degree in Economics, with a specialisation in Mathematical Economics, from Bocconi University, Italy. He then joined the CentER (Center for Economic Research), Tilburg University, the Netherlands, where he rece...
Antonio Fatás is a Professor of Economics at INSEAD. He received his PhD in Economics from Harvard University. He is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic and Policy Research in London and has worked as an external consultant for international organisations such as the International Moneta...
Professor Ilian Mihov was appointed Dean of INSEAD on October 1, 2013. Prior to his appointment as Dean, Professor Mihov served as Interim Dean and as Deputy Dean for Faculty and Research. Professor Mihov joined the INSEAD economics area in 1996. He has taught macroeconomics and econometrics in...
Subi Rangan received an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a Ph.D. in political economy from Harvard University. His current work explores the future of capitalism and in particular how enterprises may better integrate performance and progress. In 2013 he initiated the Society for P...
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