Leading In A Crisis: COVID-19 Program



Supporting Leaders Throughout This Challenge

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are adding 8 additional courses to our CorpU Open calendar. Each of these courses is developed to help leaders respond effectively in times of crisis. The first course of this 8-week series has been specifically developed in response to the current global situation. Each course is a 1-week sprint, requiring 30 minutes of work per day, and culminating in a 1-hour live event on the final day of the course.


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Leading in a Crisis: COVID-19 Edition


This CorpU Sprint brings together experts on stress and resilience, positive psychology, communication, and organization culture to highlight a selection of best practices that help employees cope with crisis.

  • Expert Faculty: Robert E. Quinn, Dave Ulrich, Kim Cameron, Mario Moussa, Shawn Achor
  • Course Dates: June 3 – June 9
  • Next Live Event: Jun 9 at 1:00pm-2:00pm ET

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Harnessing Stress for Success


Harnessing Stress for Success focuses on a different way of reacting when faced with stress. During this course, you will have a chance to learn from current scientific research and implement a three-step process to enhance the power of stress.

  • Expert Faculty: Shawn Achor, Alia Crum
  • Course Dates: June 10 – June 16
  • Live Event: June 16 at 1:00pm-2:00pm ET

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Harnessing Stress For Success

Becoming a Resilient Leader


Resilience is a dynamic learning process and there are some everyday practices that can help you develop it. You can use these practices to help foster resilience in others, which will improve business results in engagement, retention, and other important metrics. You will learn how to build up your resilience resources, and how to empower those around you to be resilient too.

  • Expert Faculty: Shelley Winter, Rob Morris
  • Course Dates: June 17 – June 23
  • Live Event: June 23 at 1:00pm-2:00pm ET

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Developing Resilience In Yourself

Practicing Positive Leadership


Any leader, no matter the level or focus, can use the principles of Positive Leadership, rooted in empirical evidence, to produce business results that exceed normal or expected performance. In this course you and your cohort will discuss specific techniques proven to give individual leaders and entire organizations a competitive advantage.

  • Expert Faculty: Kim Cameron
  • Course Dates: June 24 – June 30
  • Live Event: June 30 at 1:00pm-2:00pm ET

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Practicing Positive Leadership

Breakthrough Results Through Committed Teams


Working effectively within a team is a skill that takes practice and dedication. While some individuals may be natural leaders, learning how to give and take within a team structure is more of a learned behavior. Join us to study and discuss a proven framework you will use to help your team overcome challenges so they can operate at maximum capacity and produce outstanding results.

  • Expert Faculty: Mario Moussa, Derek Newberry
  • Course Dates: July 8 – July 14
  • Live Event: July 14 at 1:00pm-2:00pm ET

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Breakthrough Results Committed Teams

Communicating to Inspire Change


Employees have very natural and rational reasons to resist change, particularly given the rapid pace of change that’s part of today’s business climate. In this course we will address how to be an authentic and successful change agent who gets people excited and committed to tackle the challenges of change.

  • Expert Faculty: Dave Pottruck
  • Course Dates: July 15 – July 21
  • Live Event: July 21 at 1:00pm-2:00pm ET

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Communicating To Inspire Change

Becoming a Purpose-Driven Organization


This one-week sprint is designed to help leaders embark on a journey to embed authentic purpose throughout an organization – including bringing leaders together to collectively discover their organizational purpose and leaders at all levels to discover their professional purpose.

  • Expert Faculty: Robert E. Quinn
  • Course Dates: July 22 – July 28
  • Live Event: July 28 at 1:00pm-2:00pm ET

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Becoming A Purpose-Driven Organization

Helping Your People Find Meaning at Work


Armed with a sense of purpose, employees perform better and demonstrate higher levels of engagement. As leaders we need to uncover the ‘why’ of work that drives people to do their best. This course looks at why ‘making meaning’ makes money – how a commitment to helping your talent find meaning in work can produce measurable, bottom line results.

  • Expert Faculty: Dave Ulrich
  • Course Dates: July 29 – August 4
  • Live Event: August 4 at 1:00pm-2:00pm ET

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Helping Your People Find Meaning At Work

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