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Leadership and Disruption

Fundação Instituto de Administração via Coursera


This course is fully focused on developing your new leadership skills. It was developed with the best models and based on best practices in the corporate world. Its content is current and practical, and updated with the latest in remote leadership, especially after the radical and disruptive changes that the world has had since the global pandemic.
As an interactive participant in this course, you’ll learn how to make effectively integrate the 3 elements of successful leadership, the LAB model: Learn, Apply and Benefit.
Going beyond other courses on leadership, you will benefit from each piece of knowledge: that is why we call each “module” a LAB experience! During the 12 LABs, which are distributed over four weeks, you will explore topics such as: Great reset and your new roles as a leader, engagement and master communication, feedback, life long learning, disruptive business, storytelling innovation and digital transformation.
This course is about understanding and developing your leadership style, balance your personal and professional life and propose practical tools to influence remote team members, stakeholders and disrupt your way of making business. Learn how you can enhance your ability to anticipate and craft the future, how to apply storytelling principles to engage others, and how to effectively navigate the challenges of significant organizational disruptions.
You are invited to start a new journey on your career, leaning applying and benefit from new, critical and disruptive competencies, a must for the next years to come!


  • Disruptive leadership
    • Start by watching the first video to understand the LAB concept (Learn, Apply, and Benefit). During the first course week, you will gain an appreciation of the changes in the business scenario and the urgent need for new leadership competencies. You will understand how storytelling can be a powerful strategic communications tool to inform, engage, motivate and inspire remote teams and disrupt business, learning throughout real stories.
  • Life Long Learner
    • During the second course week you will understand how you can become a lifelong learner and focus on continual learning of new, in-demand skills to face the future of work successfully. Learning throughout real stories you will also recognize the importance of developing priorities and purpose and how to plan your life balance, finding a harmony between personal and professional lives.
  • What do they need
    • During the third course week you will know how to lead hybrid, face to face and/or remote teams. Learning throughout real stories you will understand the new models of leadership that will equip you for the new workplace, new demands and new challenges in the years to come and know how you can effectively delegate, follow up and give feedback.
  • Future is now
    • During the fourth course week you will know how to how to effectively navigate the challenges of significant organizational disruptions. These topics are particularly relevant in the wake of the global business transformation and disruption: leaders will need to develop new models for leading themselves, team and business. You will learn from some real stories and examples that will reference lessons leaders around the world in themes like digital transformation, innovation, disruption, agile leadership.

Taught by

Alfredo Castro


4.8 rating at Coursera based on 119 ratings

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