Today we’re launching a free one-week course: Conversations that Matter – An Introduction to Agile Leadership. If you’ve been thinking about taking one of other online courses, this will give you a taste of our approach – while helping you develop an important skill: evaluating the conversations you have and identifying opportunities for improving them.…

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In Strategic Doing: Ten Skills for Agile Leadership, we describe a set of specific practices that anyone can use to foster collaborative conversations – especially when facing challenging times, when the road ahead seems anything but straight. Now, we’re unveiling a companion to the book: an online course to help you explore the skills in…

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Who would have imagined a few months ago that (for many of us) all of our work would happen from in front of screens in our homes? That’s where we find ourselves. The need for us to collaborate has never been greater – whether in our organizations or globally. And yet, our set of tools…

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SPRING 2020: ENGT 507 CRN 15817 | Mondays 6-8:50pm | KNOY B029 About the course Collaborative Leadership and Agile Strategy (ENGT 507) is offered both online and on the Purdue West Lafayette campus. Currently, the online version is only available to students in Purdue’s Masters of Science in Engineering Technology and Masters of Science in Strategic Communication programs. The…

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Coming in March 2019, we are launching a new offering. Company teams will get insights into how German firms accelerate innovation by leveraging the power of the world’s leading applied research institute. For the past three years we have been piloting these approaches with the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII). We are now prepared to…

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In an experiment with FutureLearn, Purdue’s online partner, the Lab has launched a three-week introductory course on agile strategy. The course provides participants with an introduction to the concepts of agile strategy and why new approaches to strategy are needed.  Strategy in open, loosely connected networks relies on a different dynamic than traditional strategic planning.…

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How cool is this? Registration opened just a few days ago for this free, online “Introduction to Strategic Doing” course that begins July 16. and we just hit a milestone. Over 100 hundred people have registered. What blows us completely away is that these learners are from 35 different countries. The course introduces the core…

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We completed our second-largest training in agile strategy at The Ohio State University. (Our largest was in Puerto Rico with the University of Puerto Rico-Mayguez).  Sponsored by Ohio State University’s Office of Outreach and Engagement, our training brought together the diverse class from across the university and the community. Participants included  professional engagement staff, professionals…

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The Lab is launching an experiment with “pop-up” classes in agile strategy.  A pop-up is an informal class of about 90 minutes in which students engage in interactive learning experience. Working in collaboration with The International Student Peer Coaching Program within the College of Engineering, the Lab launched our first pop-up class on agile strategy…

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We’re finding more and more value in the concept of “strategic diversity” – that is, the way in which team members’ cognitive preferences shape their roles on the team. Learning how to optimize that diversity can take your team from average to a true “innovating network” that can solve the toughest challenges. The AEM-Cube(TM) –…

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