Darden School of Business

Purpose Driven Leadership: Engaging Stakeholders

Available dates

Sep 14—18, 2020
5 days
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
USD 8500
USD 1700 per day

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About the course

Reignite your sense of purpose and inspire innovation by developing a stakeholder approach to leadership.

  • Bring diverse teams together by aligning values with organizational goals.
  • Develop a leadership style personalized to your own strengths and values.
  • Engage your organization's stakeholders — employees, suppliers, customers, communities, etc. — setting the right goals, making collaborative decisions, and creating an environment that honors your shared sense of purpose.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Cultivate your ideal habits, principles and strengths as a leader

  • Participate in theater-based exercises, real-world workshops, and executive coaching to discover hidden facets of your potential.
  • Embrace listening as a key leadership skill, and practice offering constructive feedback.
  • Brainstorm custom solutions to potential challenges and organizational roadblocks in your pursuit of purpose driven leadership.

OUTCOMES & IMPACT

  • Align your long-term vision with your organization's needs, and win support for your development from supervisors and stakeholders.
  • Get the best results out of your team by inspiring the confidence and creativity that already exists within them.
  • Maintain your focus on future goals, despite daily urgencies and immediate tasks.
  • Allocate your attention and energy so you can accomplish what needs to be done, while inspiring and encouraging others.

Who should attend

This program is designed for cross-functional managers, team leaders and high-potential individuals preparing for promotions, particularly those who want to encourage independence, innovation and creativity among their direct reports.

Trust the experts

Edward Freeman

Education: B.A., Duke University; Ph.D., Washington University R. Edward Freeman is University Professor and Olsson Professor of Business Administration; Academic Director of the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics; and an Academic Director of the Institute for Business in Society...

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David Newkirk

David Newkirk served as CEO of Executive Education at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business from 2005-2012, during which time the program was twice ranked #1 globally by the Financial Times. Earlier, he was a Senior Partner at Booz Allen (now Strategy&) where he led the world...

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Bidhan Parmar

Education: B.A., University of Virginia; MBA, Ph.D., University of Virginia Assistant Professor Bidhan ("Bobby") Parmar teaches First Year Ethics and a Second Year elective on collaboration at the Darden School of Business. He was recently named one of the top 40 Business School professors under...

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Course reviews

Business is about purpose: R. Edward Freeman at TEDxCharlottesville 2013

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