Insights from complexity science are increasingly important for individual, organizational and societal decision making. In this program participants will learn concepts that are relevant to how they see themselves, organizations, and their environment. They will improve their ability to recognize what is important and make effective decisions in an uncertain and rapidly changing world.

Do you want to make better decisions for yourself or for your business?
Do you want to learn how we can make better decisions to solve social problems?

Join us for:

A five day certificate program covering

  • Revolutionary and transformative leadership
  • Understanding individual strengths
  • Building teams
  • Organizational design
  • Analytics
  • Coopetition
  • Business ecosystems

Detailed Objectives:

Days 1 and 2:

  • Concepts including complexity, emergence, ecosystems, networks and patterns.
  • Decision making and complexity.
  • The diverse and changing roles of leadership.
  • Group/team/organizational/societal interactions and decision making.
  • Fostering and building teams.
  • How can individuals best exploit their talents individually and cooperatively?

Days 3 and 4:

  • Building organizations that can succeed in a complex environment.
  • Distributed decision making in organizations.
  • Leading from the bottom, leader-full organizations.
  • Using qualitative and quantitative analytics to improve decisions.
  • Distinguishing high impact events from noise (relevant from irrelevant).
  • Paying attention to key environmental and organizational information.
  • Recognizing risk due to uncertainty and extreme events.
  • From scenarios to the space of possibilities.
  • Balancing planning and “un-planning.”
  • Coopetition and ecosystems.

Day 5:

  • Recognizing key changes taking place in the world and how they affect individuals and organizations.
  • What have we learned?

Important Dates:

September 28: Early Registration Deadline
October 26: Registration Deadline
October 29 - November 2: Program




Phone: 617-547-4100 | Fax: 617-661-7711 | Email: office at

277 Broadway Cambridge, MA USA

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