Adaptive Leadership 401 S18

The last in our suite of four Leadership Development courses, this course is designed for experienced lay leaders and professional staff who are looking to help their congregations face challenges without easy answers.

The “Adaptive Leadership” framework, pioneered by Harvard’s Dr. Ronald Heifetz, is more than a toolbox of tips. It will change the way you think about your own leadership and will equip you to lead through any change, welcome or unwelcome.

For the best results, take this course with several other congregational leaders as a team. You will use the concepts and strategies taught in the course to address a real case study from your own congregation.

Course Syllabus (doc) (pdf)

Optional Text: The Practice of Adaptive Leadership By Ronald A. Heifetz, Marty Linsky, Alexander Grashow

(Prerequisite: Either Healthy Leadership 101, Healthy Congregations®, Smart Church or equivalent.)

Instructor: Rev. Renée Ruchotzke, UUA Congregational Life Consultant

Note for Leadership Development Teams: 

Each module has discussion questions (and sometimes activities) that you can use in person so your leaders can learn together and build deeper relationships and trust.

This is part of a series of four leadership courses that can be taken by different leaders in your congregation during the same semester. We provide “flipped classroom” materials so that everyone taking one of the four courses can interact and learn from one another. 

Course fee: $30 per participant

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Course Materials

The Practice of Adaptive Leadership By Ronald A. Heifetz, Marty Linsky, Alexander Grashow (Optional)

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