Explore your professional purpose
This Executive Education course provides you with the tools you need to catalyze your desired transformation. You will learn how to use adaptive leadership techniques and design thinking to be self-reflective and challenge assumptions that may be holding you back. You will also create a meaningful action plan to achieve your goals. Join us to design your personal change and realize your professional purpose.
Every course includes:
Who should attend
- Individuals of all career stages looking to realize personal and professional transformation
- Rising managers who want to institute change that will move them forward in their careers
- Professionals who struggle with breaking habits and enacting changes
What you will learn
- Understand the psychological barriers to designing personal change
- Engage in self-reflective activities, define your personal goals, and ideate possible paths forward
- Create a personal action plan to help achieve your goals
Assistant Professor and Director for Innovation and Human-Centered Design, Carey Business School
Sharon Kim is a faculty member and the director for Innovation and Human-Centered Design at the Carey Business School. She holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior from Cornell University. Kim has expertise in the psychology of creativity. Her academic research has been featured in popular media outlets including Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, and Fast Company. She teaches design thinking and provides innovation consulting to leaders in Fortune 100 companies and international health NGOs.
Nicole Ja, PhD
Executive Education Faculty, Carey Business School
Nicole provides innovative consulting that leverages human-centered research and evaluation tools and techniques to build the capacity of non-profit organizations, health organizations, schools, and governmental agencies focused on enhancing the development and well-being of young people and their families. She holds an MA and PhD in Developmental Psychology from Cornell University. Nicole’s research has focused on adolescence, self-development, school and community programs, and social connectedness, and has been featured in Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Journal of Counseling Psychology, and Psychology Today.
Adjunct Professor, Carey Business School
Adriano Pianesi has 20 years of leadership development, team coaching, and change experience built on capacity development, possibility thinking, and sound strategy. His consulting practice has helped leaders work for change by harnessing the powers of conflict, diversity, and complexity. His clients include Microsoft, NASA, and the Marine Corps. He holds an MBA from the University of Milan, is a member of international academic societies, and has trained at prestigious schools in the U.S.A.