Class Details

Price: $1,495

Course Includes:

  • Expert instruction 
  • Exercises
  • Courseware books, notepads, pens, highlighters and other materials
  • Full breakfast with variety of bagels, fruits, yogurt, doughnuts and juice
  • Tea, coffee, and soda available throughout the day
  • Freshly baked cookies every afternoon - *only at participating locations

Course Outline

Module 1: Overview

Module 2: What's in a Word?

  • What is conversational leadership?

Module 3: Fundamental Elements

  • Designing Meaningful Conversations
  • Building Your Personal Skills

Module 4: The Four-I Model of Organizational Conversation

  • Intimacy
  • Interactivity
  • Inclusion
  • Intentionality
  • Common Language

Module 5: 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

Module 6: World Cafe

  • Setting Up
  • The Innovative Space
  • Recommended Reading List



At the end of this course, students will be able to do the following:

  • Understand the wisdom inherent in encouraging conversational leadership
  • Describe the four I’s of conversational leadership
  • Apply the principles of conversational leadership to improve results
  • Organize a simple World Café as an example of conversational leadership