What you'll learn

  • Put in place the teams and processes that enable an effective crisis response
  • Lead and communicate effectively under conditions of uncertainty, stress, and change
  • Expand your personal and professional network

Course description

Leaders are confronted with sudden, acute challenges increasingly frequently in today's rapidly moving world and shifting competitive landscape. COVID-19 is a dramatic case in point: as we move into the next stages of virus response, actions by governments, competitors, suppliers, customers, and investors continue to create unique circumstances that strain every company. In this live online program created against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, you will build the leadership skills essential to confront situations with elevated volatility. You'll prepare to help your organization successfully navigate every phase of a novel crisis and be ready for whatever change comes next.

Boost your organization's ability to recognize a crisis, analyze impacts, engage in continuous problem solving, and communicate effectively in the midst of changing events. This virtual program equips you with models, tools, and specific leadership examples to use when your business is confronted with severe—even existential—challenges. Developing the resilience, strategic mindset, and concrete skills needed to lead under fire, you will be better able to help your organization adapt, compete, and succeed in crisis situations.

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Business School

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