The Leadership Expedition

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Location and start date
Utrecht & Shangri La, China: 
4 June, 2018
Duration Several days
Fees € 7,700

Are you an experienced manager, director or senior manager in the public or private sector and are you looking for new ways to further strengthen your leadership competences? Then this program will certainly interest you. We combine insights about leadership from the Western and Eastern cultures, about body and soul, and about business and society.Taking this road requires reflection, intuition and authenticity. This leadership journey offers participants a path that steps outside of existing leadership frameworks. And, it does that with a group of high quality participants.

Location
The location for the journey is Songtsam Retreat, Diqing, Shangri La, China. This retreat hotel is situated on the border of Tibet and China, on the edge of the Himalayas and with a view of one of the most important Tibetan Buddhist temples. Shangri La is the beginning of the Tibetan world, this location forms an essential factor of the journey.

Top quality speakers with different perspectives
During the program the connected leadership-model is offered from an Eastern and Western perspective by top quality speakers in the field of leadership. Various international guest speakers provide the Eastern approach. Oscar David, psychologist and leadership consultant, handles the Western approach.

Why choose TIAS?

• for years, TIAS has been high in the ratings of the Financial Times and The Economist
• only top academics and the best practical experts are lecturers.

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Location and start date
Utrecht & Shangri La, China: 
4 June, 2018
Duration Several days
Fees € 7,700

New perspectives on leadership through links between psychology, philosophy, spirituality and leadership. This way of looking at things will enable you to probe into your own deeper layers. And it helps you to act more intuitively and to show strong leadership. It will also help you to proactively renew and innovate from an inner and substantive wisdom. It increases your personal and strategic intelligence and your entrepreneurial abilities.

Objectives

Everyone is unique and the result of the program will be different for each individual. After the journey:

• you will have new and far-reaching insights in your own role as a leader (awareness)
• you will be better able to combine a balanced leadership role with a renewed vision and a regained feeling for direction
• you will have increased your inspirational capacity for leadership and entrepreneurship
• you will know how to connect new perspectives on leadership with related theories from philosophy and spirituality
• you will be able to safeguard room for reflection in various ways

The program

Module 1: Preparing the Leadership Expedition I

It is crucial to have your most important objectives clear beforehand, for this you will undergo an online personal coaching session. 

Module 2: Preparing the Leadership Expedition II

During this afternoon at the TIAS campus in Utrecht, you will make your acquaintance with the other participants and you will be given an introduction to the journey and the integral leadership character of the program.

Module 3: Experiencing the Leadership Expedition III

This module in Shangri-La forms the core of the program.An ingenious alternation of reflection meetings, walking expeditions, meditation, breathing exercises, practical sessions and integration workshops make this program unique. You are completely freed from daily practice and will experience the connection of leadership with psychology, philosophy and spirituality. The special location guarantees an unforgettable experience.

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This program is intended for experienced managers, directors and/or senior managers in the public or private sector.
 

Admission requirements

• a university or higher vocational degree (hbo)
• minimum of 10 years relevant work experience at senior executive level
 
The guest speakers include those of Tibetan and Chinese origin. Therefore, a proficient level of English is required.

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The program is under the leadership of Oscar David. Inspiring guest speakers will also be invited, such as a Buddhist leader and a top quality speaker in the field of Chinese philosophy.

Academic Director

Oscar David
Oscar David
Adjunct Professor
Drs. Oscar G. David (1965) is an organizational psychologist, executive coach, board room consultant and speaker on leadership and change. The past 25 years he guided leaders and professionals in the top of many international companies, financial institutions, ministries and other government organizations and healthcare institutions. Oscar David... » read more

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Costs: € 7,700. TIAS alumni receive a 10% discount. The program price excludes hotel expenses, meals, travel, visa and insurance. An indication for these additional costs is € 2,200.

Program duration

The time investment is six days plus an individual coaching interview.

 

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