Develop your leadership and innovation ability as you develop solutions to a worldwide challenge.
The Hero’s Journey in Florence Creative Leadership Program offers an immersive experience for creative leaders to explore their purpose and escalate their intention to serve a higher cause.
No lectures, no tests, no grades – this is the hub for explorative leaders to connect, collaborate, and grow. Join a dynamic, family-like community who will challenge and support you to take your leadership to the next level and make your mark.
Deeply rooted in the Florence creative ecosystem, participants work with creative rolemodels of Florence’s past, institutional partners like Gucci and local entrepreneurs to practice new innovation tools while exploring local Florence-based solutions to a global challenge.
WHAT WILL I GET OUT OF THE PROGRAM?
Strengthened sense of creativity, collaborative approaches, and leadership awareness
Improved ability to give and receive feedback
Greater resilience in times of change and complexity
Close-knit community of local Florence-based creative leaders offering dialogue, support, and opportunities for co-creation
60+ business storytelling, innovation and creativity tools to use with teams and organizations for tangible impact
The program comprises three core elements: leadership business storytelling and innovation. Develop yourself as a leader while building your business storytelling and innovation skills as you apply them while solving a global challenge in the Florence context.
You’ll attend three in-person modules in Florence. Each module is intense and immersive. Long days of exploration, creation, and prototyping allow you to dedicate serious time to advance your leadership and innovation ability.
In between each module, you’ll return to your organization and put the tools and skills you learned into practice, further developing your capabilities in your specific work context.
Discover new territory, envision bigger and more boldly, analyze critically, and lead with greater awareness and confidence as you dive deep into the program’s two pillars: Quest, your leadership journey, and Challenge, your storytelling and innovation toolbox.
Quest is your leadership journey in personal mastery. Through hands-on workshops, connect with your passion and purpose, discover and articulate your vision, and learn to assemble and guide diverse teams. You also get 8 sessions with a leadership coach who helps explore your individual gifts and learning edges to access and empower your leadership qualities.
Challenge is your toolbox where you learn and practice applying business storytelling & innovation tools to grow your professional mastery. Collaborate in teams of three to develop solutions to a local Florence challenge while stretching your leadership muscles in an environment where it’s safe to fail. Engage with the local creative ecosystem to design a project with the potential to make an impact.
ARE YOU A HERO?
WHO SHOULD JOIN
This program is designed for lifelong learners with an open explorative mindset who have an affinity with Florence.
The program is delivered in English, so a good command of the English language is necessary.
Participants are purpose-driven, with the energy and motivation to make a positive creative, societal and environmental impact at the local level and beyond.
JOIN THE UPCOMING PROGRAM
STARTING 03 OCTOBER
Module 1: 3 – 6 Oct 2019
Module 2: 21 – 24 Nov 2019
Module 3: 9 – 12 Jan 2020
+ additional coaching