8 January 2021
8 weeks (excluding orientation)
5-7 hours per week
2 live virtual sessions per week
Note: Live teaching sessions begin after the orientation week. Please see the schedule below for dates and times.
Orientation week: You will have access to the learning platform from the programme start date. There will be no live learning sessions during the first full week, though you will have the opportunity to familiarise yourself with the learning platform and prepare for the programme ahead.
Leadership in a Technology Driven World is one of the offerings in the Imperial Virtual Programme portfolio, characterised by weekly live interactive sessions with faculty online. It will equip participants with the skills to lead their teams through the digital age. The programme offers a practical and personalised learning approach, backed by theory and delivered through interactive coaching elements.
Through this immersive and interactive programme you will:
Organisations struggle to find and develop future-ready leaders. Only 41% think their organisations are ready to meet their leadership requirements.
SOURCE: DELOITTE, GLOBAL HUMAN CAPITAL TRENDS SURVEY, APRIL 2019
At Imperial College London, our world-leading experts have combined scientific rigour with practical experience and the latest research to develop immersive virtual programmes – delivered in real time – in several areas of commerce, leadership and innovation so you can define the very future of business. Let us meet you where you are – and take you where you want to be.
This programme is designed for executives with team management responsibilities who need guidance on how to lead effectively in the digital age. Your class peers will come from a range of diverse, international industries and organisations.
This eight-week virtual programme features 90-minute live faculty lectures with a Q&A at the end of each session. The sessions include engaging “try-it” and crowdsourcing features that help create an interactive, personalised and supportive learning experience.
This session will feature an industry expert who will share their experience and showcase how you can implement your learnings in your organisation.
Learn to adopt a coaching mindset so you can expand from being a manager who organises to a leader who inspires.
Some conversations are important yet have the potential to result in conflict and negative emotions. At the same time, not all potentially conflictual conversations need to be had. How do you decide which difficult conversations you need to have and how can you best approach these conversations?
In this session, we will talk about the diversity challenge facing managers in modern organisations. But while effectively managing diversity is challenging, it also creates important opportunities for building highly effective teams and cognitively diverse teams.
Cath will share her experience of being in and leading high performance teams to showcase how you can implement these learnings in an organisation.
In this session the Programme Co-Directors will conclude the programme and consolidate your learning.
Note: Sessions are held on Tuesdays and Fridays, 9:00 a.m. UK Time.
Frans Campher, Programme Co-Director
As a seasoned executive coach, trainer and facilitator Frans has extensive knowledge of global markets, business practices and protocols. He has worked with CEOs,…
Nelson Phillips, Programme Co-Director
Nelson Phillips is the Abu Dhabi Chamber Chair in Innovation and Strategy and Associate Dean of External Relations at Imperial College Business School…
Omar Merlo, Imperial College Business School
Omar Merlo is an Assistant Professor at Imperial College Business School. As a consultant and executive educator, Omar has Airbus, ARM, ING Bank,...
Cath Bishop, World Champion Rower and Olympic Medalist
Cath draws on her careers as an Olympic rower and conflict diplomat, combined with her experience of working with a wide…
Rory Simpson, Chief Learning Officer, Telefónica
Rory Simpson, a Scot, had parents who were polar explorers and this led to a unique childhood spending summers living with the Inuit l…
Upon completion of the programme, participants will be awarded a verified Digital Certificate by Imperial College Business School Executive Education.DOWNLOAD BROCHURE
Note: As a live executive education programme, participant attendance and contribution is key to the learning experience and value of the programme. As such, participants are required to attend (or watch recordings of) 80% of the live sessions to receive their Certificate.