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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

u.lab: Leading Change in Times of Disruption

Massachusetts Institute of Technology via edX

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In this 90-minute introductory course discover how awareness based systems change and a method of learning from the emerging future allow individuals, organizations, and communities to turn ideas into real world change.

By completing this business and management course, you will learn the basics of Theory U, an approach to leading profound change that has been developed by action researchers at MIT, and practiced by leaders around the world, for over 20 years.

You will also join a global community of awareness based change makers that collaborate in manifold change processes across cultures.

This course is a great introduction to Theory U. For a deeper understanding of how to apply the Theory U methodology to issues that matter to you, enroll in u.lab: Leading From the Emerging Future.

Taught by

Otto Scharmer, Adam Yukelson, Dayna Cunningham, Kelvy Bird, Julie Arts, Arawana Hayashi, Lili Xu Brandt and Martin Kalungu-Banda


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