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American Management Association

Strategic Agility and Resilience - Embracing Change to Drive Growth

Sep 16—17, 2019
2 days
Arlington, Washington, United States
USD 2545
USD 1272 per day
Dec 5—6, 2019
2 days
New York, New York, United States
USD 2545
USD 1272 per day

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Description

In times of disruption and upheaval, survival is no guarantee. It’s the agile and resilient organizations that have a much better chance to survive – and even to thrive – in the shifting business environment.

Orchestrate a new game plan to navigate turbulent times and disruptive change. With future orientation and entrepreneurial focus, this course gives you the roadmap to seize new opportunities and bounce back even stronger from unforeseen changes. Let’s build agility and resilience into your organization’s DNA. Add to your repertoire of skills the ability to shift mindset and inspire behavior change. Plus, the strategies to create more flexible structures and processes that grow your organization’s capability and performance.

How you will benefit

  • Examine the practices of the most agile and resilient organizations
  • Get your organization in shape to navigate turbulent times and disruptive change
  • Develop a capacity for foresight – anticipating change
  • Get tools for exploring market opportunities
  • Build a plan and practice techniques to gain buy-in for changes
  • Lead and motivate others toward agile and resilient mindset and behavior
  • Further develop your personal agility and resilience

What you will cover

  • Why agility and resilience are a strategic benefit
  • What agile and resilient organizations do that others do not
  • Assess your organization to identify where to implement practices for agility
  • Use the SEAL model to build agility and resilience
  • Scan the macro and market environment for trends and patterns
  • Experiment with new approaches
  • Adapt processes and structure around new business models
  • Leverage a toolkit for leading change
  • Practice with an interactive case study
  • Adapt your leadership style for greater agility and resilience
  • Enhance your personal agility and resilience, including an assessment
  • Foster agile and resilient teams
  • Develop a personal action plan to build agility and resilience in your organization

Outline

Learning Objectives

  • Examine the Practices of the Most Agile and Resilient Organizations
  • Develop a Capacity for Foresight—Anticipating Change
  • Obtain Tools for Exploring Market Opportunities
  • Build a Plan and Agreement for Change
  • Lead and Motivate Others Toward Agile and Resilient Mindset and Behavior
  • Further Develop Your Personal Agility and Resilience

Introduction

  • Identify Agility and Resilience
  • Explore the Characteristics of Agile and Resilient Organizations
  • Identify Characteristics You Would Like to Develop

Agile, Resilient Organizations

  • Identify Characteristics of Agile, Resilient Organizations
  • Understand How Some Large Organizations Manage to Be Agile
  • Understand Agility as a Way to Be Resilient
  • Assess Your Organizational Agility

What Agile, Resilient Organizations Do

  • Scan the Environment
  • Experiment Small-Scale
  • Adapt the Organization
  • Learn and Grow

Agility Practice

  • Practice Change Leadership to Help an Organization Become More Agile
  • Experience Disruption

Leading Agility and Resilience

  • Lead Transformation
  • Adapt Agile Management Techniques to Your Purpose
  • Motivate and Engage for Agility and Resilience

Personal Agility

  • Assess Your Personal Agility
  • Identify Strategies for Developing Your Personal Agility and Resilience
  • Practice Personal Agility
  • Envision Resilience

Action Planning

  • Create a Plan for Increasing Agility in Yourself, Your Team, Your Organization
  • Improve Your Plan with Peer Feedback

Who should attend

Vice presidents, executive directors, directors, senior managers, division managers and others with strategic leadership roles. Table groups are encouraged and welcome.

Next dates

Sep 16—17, 2019
2 days
Arlington, Washington, United States
USD 2545
USD 1272 per day
Dec 5—6, 2019
2 days
New York, New York, United States
USD 2545
USD 1272 per day

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