Conversational Leadership Course Outline

Conversational Leadership

How to Use This Guide

Session One: Course Overview

Session Two: What’s In A Word?

Pre-Assignment Review

What is Conversational Leadership?

Session Three: Fundamental Elements

Designing Meaningful Conversations

Building Your Personal Skills

Session Four: The Four-I Model of Organizational Conversation





Common Language

Session Five: The Conversational Leadership Framework

Getting Started

What You’re Aiming For

Creating the Conversation

Identifying Your Purpose

Involving Your Stakeholders

Asking Questions Based on Critical Issues

Collaborating with Social Technology

Creating a Wisdom-Based Action Plan

Innovative Leadership

Session Six: World Café

Setting Up

The Innovation Space

Recommended Reading List

Post-Course Assessment

Pre- and Post-Assessment Answer Keys

Personal Action Plan