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2021-06-29 8:30

Course Overview

Which Leadership style is needed to navigate your company through this changing environment?

Recent study from the Economist Intelligence Unit shows that only 10% of organizations are effectively achieving its strategic goals. As business consultants focuses on Strategy Design and Leadership, the Leadership Academy Amsterdam, has identified that successful organizations evaluate the alignment between strategy, organizational culture and leadership, before implementing a new strategy. In this course we will dive deep into discovering the right type of Leadership needed to implement your strategy successfully.

We will also explore four Leadership personas that support your organization in order to be prepared for the future. These Leadership personas will be worked from the inside-out. We will start with the Reflective Leader who’s able to lead him-or-herself in a challenging environment. Then we will move on to the Connected Leader where we will lookin to the connection to the people he/she is leading, as well as the connection to the outside world. The leadership of the team/organization will be approached from the Visionary Leader. Last but not least we will look at the Agile Leader ,which represents the ability to adjust his/her behavior to the changed circumstances.

Through interactive presentations and open discussion, the trainer will deliver a thought provoking session, providing you with the key information, details and facts needed in an engaging and memorable environment. On completion of this course, delegates will:

Understand the effect the VUCA-world has on Leadership in general and get acquainted with the four general leadership characteristics to cope with it.
Gain insight on how these four leadership characteristics can support you in the COVID-19 crisis.
Learn and practice how to discover the Leadership characteristics needed to implement the set strategy successfully in your organization.

Why join the event

Key takeaways of the program

Due to the rapid changing environment many companies need to develop & implement new strategies.

When defining the Leadership needed, you should have your scope directed to the future.

An understanding of the basic framework on how to approach the topic of Leadership is presented and practiced.

How to secure a seamless implementation of new strategies, alignment with Leadership and Organizational culture is a must.

You will be offered the opportunity to reflect on your own Leadership competencies and be prepared to start a discussion about these competences in your organization.

Organizations that pro-actively discussLeadership as a tool for success are more able to successfully implement their strategy.

Who Should Attend

An event precisely for you

Managing Directors, CXOs and Entrepreneurs
Managing Directors, CXOs and Entrepreneurs
Org. Development and Org. Effectiveness Leaders
Org. Development and Org. Effectiveness Leaders
HR, Talent, L&D Directors / Managers
HR, Talent, L&D Directors / Managers

The speaker

Meet your trainer

Andre is an international expert in leadership development within large international corporate organizations. Based on broad personal experience as CEO and Vice President Learning in international organizations, Andre has developed himself as a leadership consultant for organizations working in disruptive environments in a range of industries.

The base of his interventions is normally on a LeadershipStrategy that is created together with the client. In this,Leadership strategy will be considered the long term strategic business direction of the organization, theLeadership needed to support the business strategy and the leadership intervention(s) to embed the Leadership aspired.

Andre guides senior leaders, their teams and the complete organization in the development towards the aspiredLeadership. His core area of expertise includes personal and team guidance, as an integrated approach of aLeadership strategy. His starting point is always that every leader has the ability to change his leadership capabilities when needed by the business strategy.

As a CEO within IKEA and the Metro Group Andre has gained more than 20 years leadership experiences with large corporate organizations. During his time as Vice president Learning in the Metro Group and CarlsbergGroup he has been involved in the design and implementation of Leadership interventions from the perspective of Learning. For the past four years Andre has been the Dean of the Leadership Academy Amsterdam. On top of that, he is invited frequently as an expert speaker on Leadership of the Future.

Andre De Wit

Andre De Wit

Leadership Academy Amsterdam

The Curriculum

What you’ll get from this exclusive event

Fresh Content

Knowledge is only useful when it is relevant. This event is based on the latest research, best practices and industry information. As a result, we close events with a strong knowledge base that helps achieve same-day results.


Meet and collaborate with like-minded professionals across the globe. Grow your professional network, exchange ideas, and learn more about the industry with your own peers, together.


Experience comes with practice, and this event will guide you on the right path in becoming a well renowned expert in your field. You will learn through a combination of lecture-based content, real-life case studies, and a more hands-on experience.

Q&A Session

By joining this class, you will be given the opportunity to constantly engage with your peers and raise your concerns, questions, or doubts you may have pertaining to the subject. And, receive well-founded, well-thought-out answers to your every need by leading experts in the industry. 

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