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Leadership Academy Seminar #3 - Strategic Thinking and Leading Change

Feb 2 2019 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

MTCC Ballroom

SPEAKER

Megan Wheeler, LifeLabs Learning (Bio)

Megan has a Master's degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from IIT. She specializes in the remote experience and managing dispersed teams. She has been head of L&D at Huge and managed the leadership development program here at IIT's Leadership Academy. She's spoken on management at SXSW and published on individual assessments and job selection in the Journal of Applied Psychology. The workshop has been developed by LifeLabs Learning, the go-to leadership training resource for innovative companies (like Etsy, Squarespace, Tumblr, and Warby Parker).

STRATEGIC CHANGE TECHNIQUES

Strengthen your long-term planning and strategic thinking skills, and practice tools for execution, including decision making and inclusive project design. Help people accept changes with less resistance and more resilience, flexibility, and enthusiasm for new opportunities.

OVERVIEW

After this workshop, participants will know how to:
  • Pause regularly and ask questions that focus on long-term impact vs. short term demand
  • Apply strategic thinking habits across contexts
  • Understand and predict reactions to change
  • Create structures that increase the change-readiness of a team over time