Adaptive Leadership 401

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The fourth in our suite of Leadership Development trainings, Adaptive Leadership 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.

Training materials are divided into modules, available “on demand” as pre-recorded presentations with additional reading materials, discussion questions and other resources.

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

Training Syllabus (doc) (pdf)

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

(Prerequisite: Centered Leadership 100/101, Healthy Congregations®, Smart Church, In-person Leadership School 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.

The Facilitator will monitor and respond to the discussion threads, will review the assignments, and will be available for two phone/zoom consultations.

Training fee: $30 per participant

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