Executive Masterclass

How to thrive in complex times: Leadership Techniques and Practical Approaches

Globally-recognized management consultant Dave Snowdon is an award-winning keynote speaker, c-suite advisor, author and educator based in the UK. His science-based playbook combines anthropology, neuroscience and complex adaptive systems theory into a powerful management toolset. His approach has benefitted such companies as Bosch, Virgin Group, Westpac, Standard Chartered, and BP.

At this Masterclass, you will learn ways organizations can thrive on complexity, adapt instinctively, and reoptimize dynamically. In these chaotic times, survival requires navigating unknown terrain that is reshaping daily.

Premium Event – First time ever in Hong Kong!

Tuesday 12th Sept 2023, The Landmark, Central, Hong Kong, 9AM-5PM

US$ 1000 including a networking lunch at the China Club

Early Bird registrations before 1 Sept: US$ 800

Limited to 12 participants – act now

Register with the form below

Event is organised by CIO Connect Hong Kong and Current Asia.

Supported by King & Wood Mallesons and HK Knowledge Management.

Key takeaways of how to:

  • Create an organisation with high resilience that can handle unknowable unknowns.
  • Leverage always-on dynamic feedback from employees, customers, and markets.
  • Transfer relevant decision making to self-organizing specialist teams.
  • Manage risk for even the most complex and unpredictable projects.
  • Achieve optimal dynamic outcomes rather than on fixed outcomes of declining utility.
  • Identify emerging opportunities and be the first to market to exploit them.

Masterclass Leader:

Dave Snowdon is an entertaining speaker, much appreciated for his humour, pragmatic cynicism and iconoclastic style. His work is globally renowned for enabling companies and governments to better deal with complex issues relating to strategy, organization, and decision-making.

Professor Snowden’s powerful anthro-complexity management toolset was developed for times like these, bring together anthropology, neuroscience and complex adaptive systems theory.

He holds a visiting Chair at the University of Hull and recently received a special award from the University for his original contributions to Systems Thinking. He has previously held visiting Chairs at the Universities of Pretoria, Bangor and Hong Kong Polytechnic, as well as a visiting fellowship at the University of Warwick. He was a senior fellow at the Institute of Defense and Strategic Studies at Nanyang University and the Civil Service College in Singapore. He is also principle author of the European Union Field guide on managing in complexity and chaos.

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