Practicing Positive Leadership

Positive Leadership is the key to creating empowering, virtuous organizations that have strong employee engagement and consistently outperform competitors.

This three-week online course is designed to help you explore new techniques to increase employee engagement, leverage empowerment to drive productivity, and share best practices with your cohort. Drawing on a diverse body of research, Professor Kim Cameron’s real-world, evidence-based examples demonstrate how leaders can affect organizational culture, positivity, and ultimately, productivity.

What sets this program apart:

  • Experience live, weekly interactive sessions with renowned faculty Kim Cameron
  • Evidence-based research validated by real-world data and results
  • Highly personalized learning experience created by live, online events, based on your own data and assessment results. Our Ross faculty collate and analyze the coursework to create a personalized discussion each week.
  • Learn from Michigan Ross, #3 Global Provider, Financial Times Open Enrollment, 2020.  

Program Structure

This three-week online course features weekly live, interactive sessions* with Professor Kim Cameron, who will discuss data/feedback from each week’s assessments, surveys, and other coursework. Each week also features a live, virtual Positive Leadership Breakout Group meeting. These live sessions allow each cohort to have a highly-personalized learning experience.
*Note: The timing of the live interactive sessions varies with each course offering.

USA:  Interactive Session - 12:00 PM ET 
ASIA/INDIA/MIDDLE EAST:  Interactive Session 7:30 PM ET 

Each week, you’ll explore important topics that form the foundation for practicing Positive Leadership with your team:

Week One: The Importance of Positive Leadership

  • Positive Leadership
  • Assessing Positive Leadership
  • Positively Energizing Leadership
  • Assessing Positive Organizational Practices

Week Two: Positive Leadership in Action - Engagement

  • Leading Positive Change at Griffin Hospital
  • Positive Leadership by Engaging Others
  • Ways to Enhance Engagement
  • Sharing Ways to Enhance Engagement

Week Three: Positive Leadership in Action – Empowerment

  • Understanding Dimensions of Empowerment
  • Positive Leadership by Empowering Others
  • Leadership Humility
  • Everest Goals

Week Four: Competing Values in Positive Leadership

  • The Competing Values Framework
  • Assessing Personal Leadership and Organizational Culture
  • Applying the Framework - The Rocky Flats Story
  • Positive Organizational Culture Change

Your Action Plan

Time commitment:

  • Daily online coursework will take approximately 30-minutes
  • Breakout Groups meet 30-60 minutes each week
  • The live, interactive sessions with Professor Cameron will be scheduled in advance. Sessions will also be recorded for availability at your convenience

Key Benefits:

  • Assess and develop your key strengths and weaknesses as a leader
  • Learn how to deploy the positive leadership toolkit in performance improvement initiatives
  • Drive individual and team performance through the use of positive leadership principles
  • Create measurable action plans for the individual, team and organizational performance improvement using positive leadership frameworks
Who Should Attend

Senior-level Directors, Assistant/Associate and Managing Directors challenged to lead transformative experiences and implement Positive Leadership practices within the organization

Other senior-leaders including Business Unit Managers, General and Regional Managers across varied industries such as Financial services, Insurance, Manufacturing, Automotive, Utilities, Healthcare and more. These leaders seek to improve bottom line results by leveraging best positive leadership practices and principals from those aspiring/rising leaders in their organization who desire a new and impactful leadership philosophy

Program/Brand/Project and other Team Leaders who want instill better engagement and performance from the teams they lead

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Faculty

Kim Cameron
  • Professor Emeritus of Management and Organizations
$1,500US

Tuition & Fees

If you would like to engage a moderator or would like to experience this program with your team, please contact Mike Williams, Program Portfolio Director to learn more: RossExecEd@umich.edu or +1.734.763.1000. Program discounts may be available for selected programs; contact us for specific details. Program registration closed 5 business days prior to the program start date. The fee must be paid in full in US dollars (net of any tax) before access to the platform can be granted.

5 Apr - 30 Apr 2021

Tuition & Fees

$1,500US
Location: Web/Online
Format: Online
More info

If you would like to engage a moderator or would like to experience this program with your team, please contact Mike Williams, Program Portfolio Director to learn more: RossExecEd@umich.edu or +1.734.763.1000. Program discounts may be available for selected programs; contact us for specific details. Program registration closed 5 business days prior to the program start date. The fee must be paid in full in US dollars (net of any tax) before access to the platform can be granted.

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