Executive Education Mindfulness Toward Humanistic Leadership

Mindfulness Toward Humanistic Leadership

Upcoming Dates

Dates
March 31, 2022 - April 28, 2022
Time Requirement
This program will take place from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. on March 31 and April 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2022, with five 1-hour live, synchronous sessions.

Registration for this course will close -- March 24, 2021. There is a 10% discount for three or more registrants from the same organization.
Program Cost
$1125
Location
Marshall Live Online
Dates
September 6, 2022 - October 4, 2022
Time Requirement
This program will take place from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. on September 6, 13, 20, 27 and October 4th, 2022, with five 1-hour live, synchronous sessions.

Registration for this course will close -- March 24, 2021. There is a 10% discount for three or more registrants from the same organization.
Program Cost
$1125
Location
Marshall Live Online

Program

Gain clarity and control over your emotions to enhance performance in this program led by the director of Mindful USC.

If you seek greater clarity and balance for problem-solving, decision-making and improved business relationships, then discover—as many others already have—how mindfulness can become a superpower for you. Mindfulness is the ability to know what’s happening in your mind at any given moment without getting carried away by it.

In this program, you will learn to enhance your performance with improved emotional intelligence, motivation and social skills. Our faculty will guide you step-by-step in practicing the skills you need to thrive in an often confusing and challenging business world. You will learn greater control of your mental and emotional resilience to take better charge of the moments that matter.

Key Takeaways / Curriculum
Hour 1, Week 1 -   What is mindfulness and its benefits, how to begin the practice of mindfulness meditation
Hour 2, Week 2 -  In this session we focus on mindfulness of the body, which is where our emotions are stored
Hour 3, Week 3 -  In this session we focus on mindfulness of our emotions, and, in particular, how to process difficult emotions
Hour 4, Week 4 - Mindfulness of our thinking - we focus on how to deal with difficult thinking
Hour 5, Week 5 -  Mindfulness of mind states, moods and friendly kindness meditation

EARN A DIGITAL BADGE An important aspect of our programs is the ability to share your accomplishment with important stakeholders. Upon completing Mindfulness Toward Humanistic Leadership, you will earn a digital badge recognizing your new proficiency. Share and showcase your achievements by posting your digital badge on online resumes and social networks such as LinkedIn.

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Check out other courses on the Humanistic Leadership Series webpage
Executive Education Online Business Mindfulness

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?    This program is relevant to anybody who experiences the human stresses of daily work life.  If anxiety and other difficult emotions get in the way of you performing the best, mindfulness practice can help get you back on track to having more passion and inner peace.

Humanistic Leadership Series

Mindfulness is a vital part of Humanistic Leadership, providing uniquely human insights, tools and capabilities necessitated by workplace displacements brought about by advances in technology. USC Marshall Executive Education launched a provocative series that includes courses on activating curiosity, mindfulness, inclusive leadership and purpose-driven leadership. For more information, click this Humanistic Leadership Series  link

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Teaching Methods

Live, Online:  This program will take place over 5 days, every Tuesday for 5 weeks, with 1-hour a day of live, synchronous modules. This format allows for spontaneous question and answer sessions for immediate clarification. 

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Faculty

 Allen Weiss

Allen Weiss, Professor of Marketing, USC Marshall School of Business

Allen Weiss is a Professor of Marketing in the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California where his research has specialized on decisions in high-technology markets and interorganizational relationships.  Allen is also a teacher of mindfulness at InsightLA.org and was promoted to be a senior teacher there in 2014 by Jack Kornfield (one of the most eminent teachers of mindfulness in the world).  As a teacher of mindfulness, Allen has taught mindfulness companies and teams through Insight4Peace.com.  

Allen is also currently the Director of Mindful USC which brings mindfulness to the University of Southern California.  In this role, which is a service of the Provost’s Office, he guides the teaching of mindfulness throughout the university and has taught mindfulness to physicians and surgeons in the various hospitals, including Children’s Hospital, the Keck School of Medicine and the Los Angeles County Hospital.  On the USC main campus, he has taught mindfulness to a wide variety of groups, including veterans, incoming freshman, undergraduate and graduate students, administrators, staff leadership, and faculty in virtually every department on campus. Allen also works with the Chief Diversity Officers in the various schools at USC to bridge mindfulness with diversity and inclusion.  

Before joining USC, Allen was a faculty member at Stanford University and a professional musician.  Allen has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UCSB, an M.A. in Education from Ohio State University and an MBA from the University of Kansas. Click to read complete bio and CV

 

 

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Articles & Research

Now is a Great Time to Start Practicing Mindfulness
Matthias Birk

Harvard Business Review, January 27, 2021
https://hbr.org/2021/01/now-is-a-great-time-to-start-practicing-mindfulness

Make Mindfulness a Habit
Matthias Birk
Harvard Business Review, November 20, 2020
https://hbr.org/2020/11/make-mindfulness-a-habit

Seven Ways to Make Mental Space on the Job
Parenthood I Diversity
McKinsey Quarterly, November 7, 2019
https://www.mckinsey.com/careers/meet-our-people/careers-blog/mindfulness

Want to be a Better Leader? Observe More and React Less
Manish Chopra
McKinsey Quarterly, February 1, 2016
https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/leadership/want-to-be-a-better-leader-observe-more-and-react-less

The Art and Science of Well-being at Work
Manish Chopra
McKinsey Quarterly, February 1, 2016
https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/leadership/the-art-and-science-of-well-being-at-work

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Course Disclaimer

Every reasonable effort will be made to ensure this course runs as described on this web page. Please note that course dates and professors are subject to change. You will be notified by email in advance if there is a date or professor change. Additionally, this course also requires a minimum number of registrants in order to take place. You will be notified by email if the course does not meet this minimum.

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