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LGBT+ Leadership
Increase your impact with authenticity

In cooperation with

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Europe’s first academic programme for LGBT+ talents

In this intensive 4-day programme designed for LGBT talents, you will develop and strengthen your personal leadership skills, practice design thinking and grow a powerful network to push your career to the next level.

Together with the global experience for LGBT+ Diversity of PROUT AT WORK, you will develop an authentic approach to leading your employees, while encouraging you to employ novel tools and techniques in dealing with others. With these key elements, you will create a more meaningful impact in your organization and develop strategies on how to leverage the potential of diversity in your work environment.

We encourage the participants of our LGBT+ Leadership programme to think about how they can broaden the type of behaviours they use at work to enable them to become very effective change leaders in their organisations.

Prof. Dr. Kerstin Alfes, Organisation & Human Resource Management, LinkedIn

Benefits for
participants


1

Turn your LGBT+ identity into your personal leadership strength

2

Increase your impact as a leader for more business success

3

Understand how to use the dynamics of power and influence

4

Enhance your communication and negotiation skills

5

Learn how to unfold individual potential in a diverse team

6

Benefit from your peers’ advice and the relationships you build during and beyond the programme

7

Network with LGBT+ Leaders

Benefits for
organisations


  • Participants acquire skills, tools and methods which will make them more effective
  • Leverage the power of diversity in your organisation: studies show that diverse leadership teams are more successful
  • Benefit from positive effects on diversity, talent development, and talent retention by including the seminar in your diversity and executive development programme

Agenda programme

22/06/2020

 


Morning Session I
Introduction and Team Challenge
Break

 


Morning Session II
Understanding one’s Personality / Self-Awareness as a Leader with MBTI
Lunch

 


Afternoon Session I
Understanding one’s Personality / Self-Awareness as a Leader with MBTI
Break

 


Afternoon Session II
Design Thinking Workshop Phase I
Break

 


Evening Activities
Dinner with Guest Speaker

23/06/2020

 


Morning Session I
Working effectively in Teams
Break

 


Morning Session II
Building & Using Networks as a Leader
Lunch

 


Afternoon Session I
Building & Using Networks as a Leader
Break

 


Afternoon Session II
Design Thinking Workshop Phase II
Break

 


Evening Activities
Barbecue

24/06/2020

 


Morning Session I
Negotiation Game
Break

 


Morning Session II
Negotiation Game
Lunch

 


Afternoon Session I
Bias & Decision Making
Break

 


Afternoon Session II
Design Thinking Workshop Phase III
Break

 


Evening Activities
Community Event on Building Leadership Presence & Impact

25/06/2020

 


Morning Session I
Positioning your Project within the Organisation with Storytelling
Break

 


Morning Session II
Positioning your Project within the Organisation with Storytelling
Lunch

 


Afternoon Session I
Positioning your Project within the Organisation with Storytelling
Break

 


Afternoon Session II
Presenting your Prototype, Learnings & Wrap-up
 

 


 
 

Faculty & Speakers

Academic Programme Director

Prof. Dr. Kerstin Alfes, Professor for Organisation and Human Resource Management at ESCP Berlin Academic Director of the Full-Time MBA, Academic Director of the LGBT+ Leadership programme, ESCP

Kerstin Alfes

Professor for Organisation and Human Resource Management at ESCP Berlin
Academic Director of the Full-Time MBA

Instructors

Prof. Dr.Philip Meissner, Professor for Strategic Management and Decision Making at ESCP Berlin Academic Director of the Master in Strategy and Digital Business, ESCP

Philip Meissner

Professor for Strategic Management and Decision Making at ESCP Berlin
Academic Director of the Master in Strategy and Digital Business
Amanda Shantz, Associate Professor of Human Resource Management at Trinity College Dublin, ESCP

Amanda Shantz

Associate Professor of Human Resource Management at Trinity College Dublin
Christin Mey, Corporate Relationship Manager, ESCP Berlin, Communication Strategist, Business Trainer & Coach for Executives, ESCP

Christin Mey

Corporate Relationship Manager, ESCP Berlin
Communication Strategist, Business Trainer & Coach for Executives
Catherine Gaudry, Group Head Talent and Transformation at Scholz & Friends, ESCP

Christopher Kabakis

Founder, Consultant & Coach at Infinity Institute
Catherine Gaudry, Group Head Talent and Transformation at Scholz & Friends, ESCP

Lindsay J. Krakauer, MBA

Head of NAM CRM Transformation for Siemens Healthineers
and Winner of RAHM 2017
Mark Young, President at Rational Games, Inc., ESCP

Mark Young

President at Rational Games, Inc.
Jean-Luc Vey, Innovation Manager at Deutsche Bank and Founder & Board Member at PROUT AT WORK Foundation

Jean-Luc Vey

Innovation Manager at Deutsche Bank and Founder &
Board Member at PROUT AT WORK Foundation

Speakers

Catherine Gaudry, Group Head Talent and Transformation at Scholz & Friends, ESCP

Erik Lüngen

VP Head of Operations - COO for Industry and Application Innovation at SAP, OUTstanding LGBT+ Executives 2018, Germany's TOP 25 OUT EXECUTIVES 2018
Samet Akti, Top 3 Finalist RAHM LGBT+ Leadership Contest 2017, ESCP

Samet Akti

Top 3 Finalist RAHM LGBT+ Leadership Contest 2017

Audience:

LGBT+ (future) leaders, project managers and entrepreneurs.


Fees - €3,950