Today organizations face potpourri of challenges posed by technology-driven disruption of business activities increasingly characterized by volatile, uncertain, ambiguous, and complex (VUCA) conditions as well as unprecedented opportunities to develop new citizen centric programs and services that address their growing aspirations and expectations. Disruptive and technology led the transformation of virtually every sector of governance is posing new challenges. Prized skill-sets are becoming obsolete at a record pace and new skills we had never heard of until a few years ago are becoming crucial to the continued success and even existence of many organizations. An IBM survey of 1,500 chief executives (Palmisano, 2010) provides an example of not developing the right skills in individuals, a majority of those surveyed worry about their own as well as executive team members’ ability to manage complex predicaments in the competitive, regulatory, operational, and organizational environments in which they work. CEOs also report a scarcity of the trust, creativity, resiliency, fault-tolerance, and experimental zest and intensity that characterize high performing organizations. Indeed, skill up-gradation is needed for developing strategic initiatives to streamline organizations goals. Officers need to have adequate skill set to address the challenges posed by VUCA environment.
This course aims at imparting those skills which would strengthen their self management and interpersonal skills. Indeed, executives need these types of different set of skills to cope with VUCA business landscape. This course will lead to not only improvement in job performance, but also improvement in knowledge, personality, attitude, behavior of an executive by focusing more on the executive’s personal and professional growth.