Leveraging Psychological Safety to Create a Growth-Mindset Organization (Online)

David Eccles School of Business

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David Eccles School of Business

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Who should attend

  • Leaders who want to create a more psychologically safe environment in their organization
  • Employees who want to improve their growth mindse

About the course

Learn how to cultivate a growth mindset organization that encourages candor, frequent feedback, appropriate risk-taking, and intelligent failure.

One distinguishing factor of high performing teams and organizations is psychological safety. Research by Harvard’s Amy Edmondson shows that when employees feel safe to voice an opinion, disagree, ask a question, take a risk, or admit a mistake, without fear of retribution or embarrassment, productivity increases, creativity thrives, and employee investment soars.

Creating such a workplace that feels safe for candor and even failure necessitates leading with what Stanford psychologist, Carol Dweck, calls a growth mindset. In this course, leaders will learn how to cultivate a growth-mindset organization that encourages candor, frequent feedback, appropriate risk-taking, and intelligent failure.

After assessing the current climate of psychological safety in your team or organization, you will determine areas for improvement and learn proven practices that will promote psychologically safe conversations in which employees can more aptly speak up, receive feedback, and develop their skills, and abilities to a greater potential.

This course is a part of the online Leading with Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Certificate.

This online certificate has been designed to challenge you and help you grow as a leader and individual. Understand the essentials to foster diversity and inclusion, which will lead to better business outcomes, innovation, and increased efficiency.

Topics covered:

  • Creating a psychologically safety environment
  • Creating a workplace that leads with a growth mindset
  • Encouraging candor, frequent feedback, appropriate risk-taking, and intelligent failure
  • Practices for creating psychologically safe conversations

Return on education:

  • Employer benefits:
    • Learn practices for having psychologically safe conversations with your coworkers and employer
    • Cultivate a growth-mindset organization that encourages candor, frequent feedback, appropriate risk-taking, and intelligent failure
  • Employee benefits:
    • Create a psychologically safe environment for your employees
    • Promote growth mindset among your employees so they will aptly speak up, receive feedback, and develop their skills and abilities to a greater potential

Experts

Jennifer Cummings

Jennifer Cummings is a Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in the Management Department at the David Eccles School of Business, and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at the University of Utah.Education Ph. D. 2011, Department of Communication, University of Utah. Project...

Leveraging Psychological Safety to Create a Growth-Mindset Organization (Online) at David Eccles School of Business

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