The different ways in which systemic leadership and consulting practices respond to organisational challenges and personal, relational and development issues is a key element of this course, which will help you develop insights into systemic organisational practice and theory. Developed for corporate and business leaders in health or care settings, social and community workers, religious leaders and other professionals, it will enable you to take a step-change in your leadership practice.
This course on systemic leadership and organisational development is distinctive in its approach to learning, the transformational experience it offers, the development of practical skills and its ethos. To point to some of these features more specifically the course offers:
- Comprehensive and practical systemic frameworks that help you to orientate in complex organisational situations and work effectively and ethically as leader or consultant from within such situations.
- Development of relational sensibilities and skills in listening and talking with others in ways that invite understanding, orientation, direction and commitment.
- An opportunity to make practical ethical contributions to your organisation whilst you are studying, and in the process developing your role and position in relation to others.
- A transformational experience that changes your way of making sense of your organisational `reality and your contribution from within it. The course is likely to also change your sense of professional identity and agency in the world.
- Development of scholarship in systemic social constructionist approaches which are increasingly recognised as contributing to cutting edge thinking and practising in the field of organisation studies and development.
- An opportunity to take stock of the resources and resourcefulness you bring to the course and build them into your learning practice and experience.
The course helps your employability and career management in developing your abilities:
- to account for your practice as leader or consultant facilitating the development of organisations and the achievement of objectives
- to engage with and make sense of a job opportunity from a wider contextual awareness and mindfulness of the organisation as whole.
- to engage with the emergent possibilities rather than only the set properties of a particular job or position
- to use your reflective skills to account for your own practice, abilities and experience and how these contribute to developments in coherent and compelling ways.