An Interactive 5-Day Online Training Course

The Oxford Adaptive Leadership

Change to Survive

Course Introduction

“Be flexible like trees; when the wind blows bend, but do not break.” - Matshona Dhliwayo

This Oxford Adaptive Leadership online training course is a critical skill set for anyone looking to drive change in an increasingly complex world of conflicting demands and constantly changing priorities. Adaptive leadership uses practices and strategies designed to accomplish significant change and develop the sustainability required in challenging, competitive, and complex environments.

Leadership faces two challenging environments – technical problems which have technical solutions, and cognitive problems which have no fixed or recognised solutions. The skills needed to focus on the cognitive problems at hand, with a view of finding solutions to correct the issues in the shortest possible time and in the most effective way are where you need adaptive leadership expertise. This Oxford Management Centre online training course will develop the practices and techniques to ensure any team member within the organization can become an effective adaptive leader.

This Oxford Adaptive Leadership online training course will highlight:

  • Building capacities of the organization to learn, change culture and adapt to the use of new technology
  • Encourage the innovation of their team members
  • Stay abreast of current trends by their dedication to being lifelong learners
  • Adaptive leaders entertain divergent and diverse views before major decisions are made
  • Adaptive leaders have a willingness to take risks and experiment


At the end of this Oxford Adaptive Leadership online training course, you will learn to:

  • Make individuals and team members feel valued and respected
  • Effectively manage themselves and develop quality relationships
  • Develop the members of their team, helping them to recognize their true potential
  • Earn the respect of others by practicing what they preach
  • Apply the actions and qualities of effective adaptive leaders

Training Methodology

This online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of any location of your choice.

Organisational Impact

Your organisation will benefit from leaders returning with the knowledge and skill of how to get the best from themselves and inspire others to engage more fully to improve their performance in today’s fast-moving environment.

In summary, your organisation will benefit from:

  • More effective leaders who are in control of their emotions and Intune with business changes
  • Resulting in leaders who focus on results and goal achievement
  • Improved managerial communications
  • Higher levels of accountability and productivity
  • Engagement that tackles change and innovation head-on
  • Clearer thinking and faster decision-making leading to cutting edge business practices

Personal Impact

This Oxford Adaptive Leadership online training course will give participants the confidence, drive, and skills to challenge themselves towards higher managerial performance.

Specifically, they will develop:

  • Appropriate strategies for day-to-day leadership
  • Ways to use communication, influence, and persuasion to engage with colleagues
  • Ways to manage performance and turn people around
  • How to motivate and support others in the achievement of targets
  • How to empower them self and their people
  • The skills to meet ever changing challenges and complex problems

Who Should Attend?

This Oxford Adaptive Leadership online training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Managers and Leaders implementing change processes
  • Department Heads involved in complex change
  • Strategic decision makers
  • Team Leaders faced with complex change implementation
  • Leaders looking for sustainability in an ever-changing world

Course Outline


Building Capacity

  • Change the culture
  • Adapt to new technology
  • Developing the right attitude
  • Characteristics of adaptive leadership
  • Openness to new ideas
  • Leading a creative climate


Decisions Making & Problem Solving

  • Uncertainty - many facts may not be known.
  • Complexity - you must consider many interrelated factors.
  • High-risk consequences - the impact of the decision may be significant.
  • Divergent and diverse thinking
  • Interpersonal issues - it can be difficult to predict how other people will react.
  • Tools and techniques in decision making


Risks and Experimentation

  • Goal setting and prioritization
  • Deliberate vs. experimental approaches
  • Formalizing trial and error methods for improvement and innovation
  • Planning for implementation
  • Organizing for implementation
  • Test phases and pilot projects


Adapting to Change

  • Creating a vision to change
  • Managing the principles of change
  • Dealing with resistance
  • Managing the four states & reactions to change
  • Tools & techniques to assist the change process
  • Empowering people to act


Develop the Team

  • Earn their respect
  • Help them to recognize their true potential
  • Making individuals feel valued and respected
  • Factors in team development
  • Dealing with conflict in teams
  • Giving feedback for improved performance


Oxford Management Centre e-Certificate will be provided to delegates who successfully completed the training course.

In association with

GLOMACS Training & Consultancy

GLOMACS Training & Consultancy

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