Cox Leadership Academy

  • Overview

    In order to lead your organization through collaboration and confidence, you need to see the big picture, understand how systems work and interact, and know your environmental opportunities and constraints.

  • Leader as Coach

    Learning Objectives:

    • Learn what it means to be a coach-like leader and mentor
    • Explore the benefits of being a better coach and mentor to you, those you influence and your organization
    • Learn and practice skills and a coaching model for more impactful conversations

    Today’s competitive workplace demands that leaders evaluate performance and provide coaching and mentoring to employees. The new generations entering the workforce want coaching and expect mentoring from their leaders. Being a mentor/coach leader is one of the most effective ways to get more done for the company while building and engaged and enthusiastic workplace.

    Charlotte Barner

  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Innovation Leading a Strategic Culture

    Learning Objectives:

    • Discuss the value of inclusive leadership and the link to being future ready.
    • Demonstrate how and why diverse groups produce better work.
    • Explore how your approach to ambiguity increases innovation, engagement and productivity. 
    • Identify processes that attract and retain diverse talent to build an innovative culture.

    Creating an innovative culture begins with your dedication to diversity and inclusion. Your own comfort with ambiguity and change is the foundation of a creative and diverse organization that will attract the best, new, and sometimes disruptive and uncomfortable ideas and people. Your leadership of inclusion is fundamental to building a culture that is welcoming of diversity, considers multiple perspectives and is still aligned with mission and able to support strategy.

    Jose Bowen

  • Human-Centered Design An Approach for Innovation

    Learning Objectives:

    • Learn how to use cross-disciplinary approach to solve problems
    • Learn how to take on systemic meaningful challenges with creativity and confidence.

    Complex and ingrained problems require a means through which to discover the way to a solution. We will review a process which provides a way to move forward even when the solutions might not appear obvious. Design decisions fit into a larger context which includes history, politics, sustainability, ethics, relationships and aesthetics. Courses work to ground students in a world bigger than their own through an understanding of design impact.

    Jessica Burnham  |  Radhika Zaveri

  • Strategic Analytics

    Learning Objectives:

    • Define Strategic Analytics and its components
    • Explain why Strategic Analytics is superior to traditional business analytics
    • Explain how Strategic Analytics is conducted
    • Articulate examples of how Strategic Analytics is implemented in an organization
    • Discuss methods for growing and improving in the practice of Strategic Analytics

    Hettie Tabor

Next Steps

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