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Driving Performance and Change Executive Program

Critical Dates

Fall 2017: Sept. 11, 2017 to Dec. 3, 2017
Spring 2018: Jan 29, 2018 to Mar. 11, 2018
Summer 2018: May 21, 2018 - July 1, 2018
Fall 2018: Sep. 10, 2018 - Oct. 21, 2018

Program Pricing

$2,489

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Overview

The only constant in today’s volatile, uncertain, and complex world is change. Leaders have to continually evolve, grow, and adjust to their changing environment, and get their people to do the same. Driving Performance and Change shows you how to maximize your impact as a leader during times of change.

You will learn practical ways to deliver effective feedback and to coach your people in order to help them cultivate self-awareness, close performance gaps, develop new capabilities, challenge their own mindsets, and approach their full potential. You will learn how to practice resilience so you can neutralize barriers, rebound from setbacks, adapt to new conditions, and inspire change. And you will learn how to lead people on a change journey by getting them to successfully implement critical changes in behavior.

We often see our selves and others as fixed, in terms of our personality, character and professional skills. This program will give you a powerful new understanding of how much untapped potential there is for you and your people to change. And you will gain practical techniques to help you and your people adapt and flourish in a constantly changing world.

Driving Performance and Change provides you with a scientific and practical pathway to growing your people's capabilities and performance and growing your own self, as well.


What You Will Learn

Part I: Leading Change

Maximize your personal impact at times of change

  • Mindsets and behaviors that restrict people from changing their behavior
  • 5 components of the Change Formula – for changing yourself or others
  • Building a behavior change plan
  • Best practices drawn from psychology and “change champions” – great leaders and successful organizations – on how to change mindsets and behavior
  • Real-world case study involving the turnaround of an organization at a critical moment in a great city’s history
  • Analysis of a great leader's change speech (recorded on video)
Part II: Developing People from the Inside-Out

Help your people close performance gaps and build new skills

  • Mindsets that may be limiting you from developing your people
  • 5 principles for giving effective feedback
  • When to offer feedback; the possibilities and perils of real-time feedback
  • How to create a feedback-friendly culture
  • Template for planning and executing a successful feedback dialog
  • 6 coaching principles
  • Techniques to maximize your coaching results
  • Template to plan and execute a successful coaching dialog
Part III: Resilient Leadership

Learn, adapt, and thrive in the midst of setbacks and challenges

  • 5 principles of resilient leadership and tools to put these principles into practice
  • How people typically respond to adversity
  • The winner’s response to adversity – and a practical toolkit for getting there
  • How to anticipate and respond to risks and uncertainty
  • How to translate failure into opportunity
  • How to make resilience a daily habit
  • Stories and insights of how great leaders have practiced resilience

Driving Performance and Change Executive Program



Course Info

This Columbia-IPL Executive Program allows you, over a 12-week timeframe, to build a broader personal leadership competency.

  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • Time Required: 3 hours per week
  • Self-paced, high-quality video lectures
  • Online reflections and discussion
  • Opportunity to interact with a global community of executive participants
  • IPL’s proprietary myPL mobile learning platform for convenient on-the-go access
  • Certificate of Completion (Executive Program) from the Institute for Personal Leadership & Columbia Business School Executive Education.
  • One day of credit toward a Certificate with select alumni and tuition benefits from Columbia Business School.
  • Access to the IPL toolbox – tools, templates, and frameworks

Methodology

Driving Performance and Change is based on IPL’s scientific learning system, integrating breakthrough research in psychology, neuroscience, behavioral economics, sociology, medicine and psychotherapy, a rigorous study of great leaders and organizations, and a practical toolkit to drive tangible improvement in your personal leadership skills.


Faculty

This online course is taught by Professor Hitendra Wadhwa, Professor of Practice at Columbia Business School and Founder of the Institute for Personal Leadership. You can read his bio on the on the Founder’s page.

Driving Performance and Change Executive Program



Who It is For

The Driving Performance and Change program is designed for executives of all levels who are looking to grow their people's capabilities and character, and grow their own self, as well.

Driving Performance and Change Master Classes

Leading Change

Are character and personality fixed, or are they changeable? How can you change your behavior – and how can you change your people’s behavior? When we observe how people remain the same year after year, we develop the impression that changing people is either impossible or else really hard.

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Resilient Leadership

Regardless of our current performance and state of well-being, life and leadership is always a moving target. The only way to sustain personal and organizational success in a fast-changing world is by being able to adapt, rebound, learn, and navigate setbacks and challenges.

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Developing People from the Inside-Out

This class will strengthen your effectiveness in developing your people by giving them effective feedback and coaching. As a leader, you need to hold a mirror in front of your people so that they understand their strengths and development needs and take appropriate action to close performance gaps on a regular basis.

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Begin your journey of a lifetime to become a more authentic leader in both your personal and professional relationships!