PROGRAMME JOURNEY

A unique programme taking you through all stages of the policy and project lifecycle with the leadership skills to help you strategise, engage and deliver.

SESSION 1: THE CHALLENGE

24–28 September 2018

Thematic focus

What are the world’s major urban challenges? Meet the decision makers who are leading through change and analyse your organisation’s position

Leadership focus

Develop your personal development plan and identify the key challenges your organisation is facing.

SESSION 2: ANALYSIS

10–14 December 2018

Thematic focus

The analytic frameworks to help you understand the latest economic, environmental and social trends in cities, including key performance indicators and understanding multicriteria assessments.

Leadership focus

Communication skills and the process of influencing. Through workshops and peer to peer learning sets you will understand your process of influencing, personal impact and personal power.

SESSION 3: STRATEGY

11–15 February 2019

Thematic focus

Strategic visions, forecasting and innovation. How are cities positioning themselves for more sustainable futures? How to translate broader conceptual ideas to specific urban contexts?

Leadership focus

Developing strategic thinking and designing structured strategic plans. Using action learning sets, participants will apply the learning from workshops to their actual personal circumstances.

SESSION 4: DELIVERY

1–5 April 2019

Thematic focus

Delivery vehicles, governance structures and financing mechanisms for environmental, social and economic programmes and projects.

Leadership focus

Tied to the thematic focus on delivery, we will look at how best you can lead and manage through change. Understand emotional responces and the seven steps to change.

SESSION 5: TASKFORCE

3–7 June 2019

External consultancy

Participants will be embedded consultants in one of two city-focused institutions. One organisation will be seeking your taskforce’s advise on a metropolitan level infrastructure project. The second on a local master plan for a development area.

CONSULTANCY

SIX MONTHS

Internal consultancy

Having consulted for an external organisation in Session 5, you will conduct an internal strategic management project within your own organisation or an organisation.

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