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Professional & Executive Development

King’s College London The Strand London WC2R 2LS

Creative Leadership Managing in the 21st Century King’s Professional & Executive Development King’s Professional & Executive Development specialises in the design and delivery of learning solutions for organisational and individual professional development needs. All programmes are delivered by King’s academics and other renowned associates. Located in central London, King’s is ranked in the top 25 universities worldwide.* *Times Higher-QS World University Rankings, 2009

Contact Details To learn more please contact Dr Cordula Janowski, Programme Manager Executive Education at or on +44 (0)20 7848 6814.

18-19 November 2010 King’s College London

The 21st Century demands news ways of tackling tasks and challenges in our professional and personal environments. Automation and outsourcing require us to rethink the way we do things. It’s our creativity that now gives us the edge over competitors. Overcome the limitations of constrained, uninspired thinking and harness the latent creativity in your organisation. Unlock your potential to inspire new ideas and boost motivation. We can all improve the way we think. This course allows you to discover and develop your creative skills and shows you how a creative approach can increase engagement and improve performance. Course Content:

Participant Benefits:

Two days of intensive training and executive coaching will enable you to develop creative solutions to your organisational and leadership issues.

By the end of the course you will have:

We will experiment with tools to improve your thinking and develop your creative skills. We will discuss challenging case studies from around the world, and discover ways to redefine organisations and ignite staff engagement. We’ll explore forgotten corners of the University and seek inspiration in the cultural centres of London’s Southbank. We will use the classroom to create a space for strategic thinking and develop action plans that set your ideas into practice.

This course will improve your ability to: • Generate brilliant ideas and make them happen • Discover new, better ways of doing things • Be authentic in yourself and your purpose • Facilitate autonomy and nurture meaning and purpose • Inspire and be inspired

• Identified and understood your leadership approach • Developed your creative skills: Story, Design, Empathy, Play • Understood how creativity can give you the edge • Built a physical manual of tools and ideas to take away that will inspire and empower you to a new way of working • Practical experience of creative approaches to strategy, management and business development • Worked out a plan for applying the skills to your organisation and life.

Who should attend This course is suitable for professionals and other individuals who wish to rethink how they do what they do. Whether you work in industry, the public sector, the corporate world, the creative and cultural sectors or just want to explore new avenues for yourself, this course will introduce practical ideas that you can apply to all aspects of your life.

The Course Directors Steven Stark

Curtis James

is Director of People Who Do, an organisational and personal development consultancy that seeks to improve work by discovering ways to reduce stress, raise motivation and enjoy what you do. Clients learn how to work more efficiently for their own and their organisation’s benefit. Steven has 15 years experience working in the creative industries at director level. He has founded, built up, bought and sold nine terrestrial and digital radio stations, led an audio production company, launched and run a music festival and dabbled in digital classified advertising. He has consulted for clients such as Virgin Media, Haymarket Publishing, The Department of Health and Local Authorities. He has extensive experience of working with SME’s to improve their productivity and to drive business growth by fostering creative environments.

Director of People Who Do, is manager of the band The Simon sound, a book binder and marathon runner. Curtis has worked as a musician, audio producer, label manager and managing director across a range of creative businesses: his own and other peoples’. He has worked for clients including Heineken, British Airways, Discovery Channel, American Airlines and Epson. He continues to lead a creative life running the letterpress studio Stanley James Press and collecting anything he thinks looks or feels awesome; however, he concentrates on helping individuals and organisations get the most out of themselves and their lives. He has coached people in many different sectors including the arts, media, design, finance and technology inspiring them to embrace challenges with creative energy.

Application Details


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Course fees: £795

Course Location King’s Waterloo Campus

Accommodation King’s College London can suggest 3–5 star hotels close to the campus. Participants will find a list of hotels in their Welcome Guide that will be provided with their confirmation letter.

Participants who register before 30 September 2010 will be entitled to 10 per cent discount. 10 per cent discount is also available for multiple bookings from the same institution or organisation. Course fees include a copy of the book A Whole New Mind: Why Right-brainers Will Rule the Future (Daniel H. Pink), all course materials, refreshments, snacks and lunch on each course day. Upon completion of the course participants will be awarded a King’s College London Certificate of Attendance.

Kings College Creative Leadership Course  

Details about the People Who Do/Kings College Creative Leadership Course.

Kings College Creative Leadership Course  

Details about the People Who Do/Kings College Creative Leadership Course.