Sloan Inclusive Leadership Workshop Series

The Sloan Inclusive Leadership Workshop Series is supported by grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to Cornell and Purdue Universities. This series is focused on providing current Sloan Scholars and Alumni from the Sloan Indigenous Graduate Partnership and University Centers for Exemplary Mentoring communities with skills and knowledge that will support their development as leaders within academia and beyond.

Sloan Scholars and Alumni may register for any workshop of interest to them, as participation in one workshop is not contingent on participation in any of the other workshops.

2021 Sloan Inclusive Leadership Workshops

Conflict Management 

September 14, 2021, 4-5:30pm ET
Registration will open in September.

Summary

Our approach to conflict resolution will be based on the Thomas –Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI).  The TKI approach allows you to discover whether you might be overusing or underusing one or more of five conflict-handling modes (collaborating, competing, compromising, accommodating, and avoiding), so you can improve how you manage conflict in the future.  Because no two individuals have exactly the same needs and concerns, conflict is a natural part of our interactions with others—whether in our personal life or in our organizational life.  Conflict resolution skills for leaders is of paramount importance.  A lot of what leaders do is “putting out fires.”  Many of these “fires” are between humans whether they are a part of our organization, a customer, or a vendor. 

Culture – Power, Awareness, and Humility

Fall 2021 – Date TBD
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Summary

Cultural intelligence describes one’s ability to understand, relate to and work effectively across various cultures and identities. During this module, participants will use these concepts to evaluate their own abilities to be curious about, value and include others’ perspectives. They will leave with strategies that will set them up for ongoing growth in the areas of self-awareness, humility and learning to create an inclusive environment for everyone. 

Leadership Visioning 

Fall 2021 – Date TBD
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Summary

The characteristics of leadership are not exclusive to the most senior ranking persons within an organization; they are characteristics that any person can embody. Establishing a sentiment of safety, requires authenticity and vulnerability. This can be achieved by stepping outside of oneself to learn about the lived experiences of others. Through reflective dialogue, this session will provide you with strategies you can employ in the future in order to strategically navigate organizational culture as part of your leadership practice. Additionally, you will develop an action plan for continued learning in aspects of inclusive leadership. 

Questions?

Please contact Sara Xayarath Hernandez, Graduate School Associate Dean for Inclusion & Student Engagement, Cornell University at grad_assoc_dean@cornell.edu


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