THRIVE: Lead With The World In MindEMERGE: Lead With Courage

Several datesLive Online (incl Coaching)

What is THNK?

Dubbed by Forbes as the “leadership approach to disrupt thinking, then business” and by Stanford as the “future of higher education,” THNK School of Creative Leadership is the antithesis to conventional professional programs. We’re a purpose-driven organization, creating experiential and transformative leadership programs to develop creative leaders capable of delivering innovative solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.

We partner with forward-thinking leaders and organizations including UNICEF, the Obama Foundation, the World Economic Forum, and Siemens to increase creative leadership globally.

THRIVE: Lead With the World in Mind

THRIVE is a 10-week, online program for experienced leaders looking to lead with purpose, cultivate collective agency, and deliver impact at scale. While this course is facilitated online, participants can expect to get time away from screens and connect to themselves, others, and the world around them.

This challenging and intensive program is the start of a lifelong learning journey with a community of diverse, inspiring leaders from around the world.

Who is this program for?

  • Senior executives with at least seven years of work experience.
  • Executives looking for tools to drive change in their organization.
  • Leaders seeking a challenging and immersive learning experience.
  • Founders and entrepreneurs aiming to scale their organization and impact.
  • Future-forward leaders with an entrepreneurial and explorative mindset and an affinity for technology.
  • Changemakers who want to join a global, diverse community of like-spirited individuals.

In the THRIVE program, you will:

  • Align with your purpose to lead with meaning and authenticity.
  • Develop habits to increase self-awareness.
  • Create an inspiring vision that inspires others to act.
  • Learn tools to foster an inclusive and innovative working culture.
  • Discover how to lead and thrive in complex environments.
  • Explore how to build regenerative enterprises.
  • Embrace systems thinking and become a better leader for the 21st century.

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EMERGE: Lead With Courage

The THNK Emerging Leaders Program is a six-week, fully online, interactive learning journey, to support young and emerging leaders to harness this time of uncertainty for their own personal and professional growth.

During the program, participants will focus on six key 21st-century skills (purpose, visioning, reframing, problem-solving, healthy conflict, influencing without authority) to help them lead more effectively and drive change within their organization. They will also learn and grow alongside a global community of peers who will guide and challenge them on their continued leadership journey.

Who is this program for?

  • Young professionals (aged 25-39) with at least five years of work experience.
  • People entering their first (or second) leadership role.
  • Purpose-driven individuals looking to have a societal impact.
  • Young leaders from diverse sectors and backgrounds.

In the EMERGE program, you will:

  • Build a greater understanding of your purpose and what drives you in your work.
  • Gain the ability to harness that purpose in order to inspire and align your team.
  • Explore frameworks to better understand team dynamics and manage conflict.
  • Learn the ability to influence without authority.
  • Explore and apply a variety of problem-solving approaches that can be applied to personal or professional challenges.
  • Join a community of peers to learn with and from.

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