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Leading with an Improv Mindset

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Course Format:

N/A

Start Date:

June
14,
2021

Course Length:

Less than 1 Week

Application Deadline:

May
31,
2021

Enrollment Fee:

4,500 USD

Location:

Online

Quick Look

Course Format:

N/A

Start Date:

June
14,
2021

Application Deadline:

May
31,
2021

Enrollment Fee:

4,500 USD

Location:

Online

Course Description

This Stanford Intensive Live Online Business Program is highly focused and fast paced — delivered in eight sessions over four days. Leading with an Improv Mindset gives you the most essential curriculum and interactive exercises, curated from two of the most popular Stanford MBA electives. Taught by the same faculty, it’s a unique opportunity to experience the innovative leadership training for which Stanford GSB is known. Leading with an Improv Mindset combines cutting-edge research in social psychology and improv techniques to help you find and flex your creative muscles and grow as a business leader. Through faculty-led lectures and hands-on interactive exercises, you’ll actively practice what you learn in a safe, non-judgemental environment. By developing an improv mindset, you’ll be more open to solving challenges in new ways, sharing your authentic self, and leading with both confidence and empathy.

Program Benefits

Develop an improv mindset to increase your creativity, flexibility, empathy, and effectiveness as a leader Sharpen essential “soft skills” to become a more authentic, agile, and dynamic leader. Learn how to read situations and make well-calibrated, appropriate responses for different audiences and circumstances. Acquire proven techniques to inspire and connect with your teams as well as foster creative problem-solving. Understand how to use, display, and vary your power and status so it’s most appropriate for the situation.

Program Inclusion

Not Provided

Who Should Attend

Business professionals who are taking on a new leadership role Professionals facing increased demands to adapt to new environments Individuals who wish to stretch their default response to social situations both in and outside of work settings

Application Requirements

1623628800

Instructor:

Christian Wheeler

Contact Person:

Andy Sikic

Faculty Director:

Not Provided

University:

Stanford University

Course Description

This Stanford Intensive Live Online Business Program is highly focused and fast paced — delivered in eight sessions over four days. Leading with an Improv Mindset gives you the most essential curriculum and interactive exercises, curated from two of the most popular Stanford MBA electives. Taught by the same faculty, it’s a unique opportunity to experience the innovative leadership training for which Stanford GSB is known. Leading with an Improv Mindset combines cutting-edge research in social psychology and improv techniques to help you find and flex your creative muscles and grow as a business leader. Through faculty-led lectures and hands-on interactive exercises, you’ll actively practice what you learn in a safe, non-judgemental environment. By developing an improv mindset, you’ll be more open to solving challenges in new ways, sharing your authentic self, and leading with both confidence and empathy.

Program Benefits

Develop an improv mindset to increase your creativity, flexibility, empathy, and effectiveness as a leader Sharpen essential “soft skills” to become a more authentic, agile, and dynamic leader. Learn how to read situations and make well-calibrated, appropriate responses for different audiences and circumstances. Acquire proven techniques to inspire and connect with your teams as well as foster creative problem-solving. Understand how to use, display, and vary your power and status so it’s most appropriate for the situation.

Program Inclusion

Not Provided

Who Should Attend

Business professionals who are taking on a new leadership role Professionals facing increased demands to adapt to new environments Individuals who wish to stretch their default response to social situations both in and outside of work settings

Application Requirements

Qualified candidates are admitted on a rolling, space-available basis. Early applications are encouraged.

Instructor:

Christian Wheeler

Contact Person:

Andy Sikic

Faculty Director:

Not Provided

University:

Stanford University