Leadership and Management of Change for Development Managers LMC/DM is a one-week course on organizational leadership and organizational change using the Bridging Leadership approach.

Bridging Leadership

Bridging Leadership is a management approach that promotes processes that address social inequities. It focuses on leading collaborative action to bring about social change.

It involves three main segments: Building Ownership of the response, Developing Co-Ownership with other stakeholders, and together engaging in the co-creation of better, more inclusive societies.

Curriculum

Through an integration of presentations, case studies, practical exercises, and group discussions, participants will gain valuable understanding of complementary approaches.

Objectives

Participants are expected to:

  • achieve an in-depth understanding of social, political, ecological, and cultural dimensions of development including emerging trends and issues;
  • enhance skills and capabilities in developing strategies for managing and leading organizations, systems and structures for the implementation of development initiatives and institutions; and
  • be able to formulate strategies for long-term viability and sustainability of development initiatives and institutions.

Content

  • Making sense
    • Making sense of the environment we operate in
    • Making sense of where we are and our desired future
  • Understanding and addressing the divide we own
    • Understanding complex issues through Systems Thinking
  • Leading change amidst complexity
  • Engaging others in leading change
    • Leading change with others
    • Conversations for the 21st century
  • Creating and sustaining change
    • Creating strategies for change
    • Sustaining institutional change
  • Designing our desired change