Research + Cases

Program Curriculum

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2018 Mayors Curriculum

The 2018-2019 program began with three days of in-person classes at the Bloomberg campus in New York City. The convening was broken down into three overarching themes:

  1. Leading with Purpose: Engaging Others in Collective Action

  2. Leading Performance: Collaboration, Data, and Innovation

  3. Leading Across Boundaries: Collaboration, Experimentation, and Mapping Your Leadership Journey

 
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2018 Senior Leaders Curriculum

Following the in-person programming for mayors in July 2018, programming for senior leaders began in August 2018. Four days of in-person classes were broken down into four overarching themes:

  1. Dimensions of Leadership: Collaboration and Negotiation

  2. Building Organizational Capabilities: Creating Conditions for Success

  3. Pushing Boundaries: Development, Innovation, and Experimentation

  4. The Senior Leader in Action: Leading with Purpose, Empathy, and Authenticity