Why do some cultures thrive while others languish? And what role do leaders play in helping cultures thrive? Organizational cultures are living systems that can be intentionally influenced and developed through a system of interrelated elements.
This two-day program will compel leaders to examine their beliefs and practices pertaining to organizational culture. Through case studies, inquiry, reflection, and discussion, we will engage in critically assessing culture and applying effective action to drive performance. You’ll walk away with the tools to build an extraordinary workplace culture that promotes advancement of both your organization and its people.
- Learn the relationship between culture and performance
- Increase awareness of extraordinary versus mediocre, even toxic, cultures
- Understand the risks of not being intentional about culture
- Inspire leaders to shift into informed action
- Gain actionable insight into elements that work to advance adaptive organizational culture
- Activating the 10 elements of adaptive cultures
- Understanding organizational culture and why it’s important
- Exploring the continuum of corporate culture—the good, the bad, and the ugly
- Advancing cultures through a proven framework
- Translating understanding into action and impact
Who Should Enroll
This program is designed for leaders and influencers who want to:
- Positively impact people and performance
- Better understand the risk and opportunity related to culture
- Make a difference in the culture of their organization
Instructor Lorne Rubis
2020 Class Times: 8:30am-4:30pm
Lorne is the Chief Culture and Transformation Officer at NorQuest College, helping the school thrive in the midst of the disruption impacting Alberta’s post-secondary education. Prior, Lorne was the Chief People Officer and Chief Evangelist at ATB Financial. Leveraging key focus areas, Lorne was an internal consultant, advisor, connector, coach, catalyst and occasional provocateur.