Leading with Agility and Resilience

More than ever before, organizations need to reinvent themselves to meet the demands of evolving business environments and to capitalize on unprecedented market trends.

Programme Code
TR-1057
Duration
5 Days
Delivery
Classroom - Virtual
Programme Overview

More than ever before, organizations need to reinvent themselves to meet the demands of evolving business environments and to capitalize on unprecedented market trends. This course is designed to provide participants with an insight into challenges organizations are facing today, and into how to embrace agility and resilience as key strategic competencies in this rapidly evolving ecosystem.

Programme Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize the importance of leading agile and resilient organizations during turbulent times
  • Assess leadership capabilities for agility and resilience
  • Lead and develop proactive mechanisms to withstand environmental disruptions
  • Create compelling strategies to lead and drive agility and resilience
  • Execute strategies to build and enhance agile and resilient organizations
Target Audience

Executives, directors, senior managers, division managers, team leaders and all professionals who want to be updated with the latest trends in management and leadership.

Target Competencies
  • Organizational resilience
  • Workforce agility
  • Self-awareness
  • Process innovation
  • Empowerment
  • Engagement
  • Managing disruptions
  • Strategic versatility
Programme Outline

Understanding agility and resilience

  • Defining organizational agility and resilience
  • The new norms: pace, disruptions and turbulence
  • The importance of adaptive capacity​
  1. The Adaptive Capacity Framework
  2. The concept of resilience engineering

Agility and resilience: A leadership pre-requisite

  • Critical competencies to lead in a disruptive business environment
  • The implications of agility and resilience for leadership
  • Anticipating disruptions before the damage occurs

Preparing for an agile and resilient workplace

  • Skills associated with an agile and resilient work practice
  • Understanding the difference between change management and agility
  • Rethinking and redesigning the business

Essential strategies for developing agile and resilient organizations

  • Establishing the leadership team
  • Putting the right communication system in place
  1. ​​Establishing clarity
  2. Reinforcing the message
  3. The role of social networking
  • Aligning people, processes and technology​
  1. Hiring practices​
  2. Individual performance measures
  3. Workplace policies
  4. Skill development
  5. Supportive technologies
  • Compensating resilience and agility
  • The entrepreneurial mindset and its importance in the workplace

From strategy to implementation

  • Employee engagement and team empowerment
  • Developing resilient and agile managers
  • The agility and resiliency scorecard
  1. Establishing performance measures
  2. ​​Internal indicators
  3. External indicators
  4. Reporting an agility and resilience