Course description

Leaders today face many daunting challenges in the workplace, especially with the unexpected and unprecedented stress and chaos of a global pandemic. Using your recent experiences of management successes and challenges within evolving workplaces, explore agile leadership techniques and best practices with our experts. Develop a deeper understanding of what led to your successes and challenges and design strategies to face future challenges with resilience and empathy. Connect with your peers and co-create practical management strategies to make your workplace (whether in-person, remote, or a hybrid) welcoming, inclusive, and effective. 

Instructed by Realize organizational development consultant and expert Gillian Harper, CPHR, students will have exclusive direct access to our instructors' combined expertise and experience as well as space to workshop individual workplace scenarios.

Each course of short pre-session reading and reflections, followed by a LIVE 3-hour lesson in Zoom and Miro with practical group work, tangible takeaways, sector insights, and instruction by our experts in employee experience, workplace culture, and organizational development. 

Who is this for?

  • People leaders, executives, and directors seeking to become more agile in their leadership roles

  • Managers and supervisors with a desire to lead and sustain resilient workplace cultures

Course topics

  • Effective management in hybrid, in-person, and remote workplaces

  • Resilient and flexible leadership

  • Learnings and observations of the past few years

  • Challenges within the evolving workplace

Benefits for you

  • Adapt and respond more agilely to new and changing leadership situations

  • Explore potential management challenges in the evolving workplace

  • Build confidence and resilience in your leadership role

  • Co-create practical management strategies

  • Manage change with empathy, flexibility, and resilience during times of confusion and upheaval


All of our instructors are experts in their fields and practicing consultants, bringing you the latest insights and best practices grounded in research and current trends.

Gillian Harper

Organizational Development Consultant and Senior Instructor,
MA Organizational Psychology, CPHR

Data-expert Gillian Harper helps organizations analyze and strengthen their employee experience and overall structure to support long-term resilience and growth. She applies her training and expertise to help organizations design professional environments that foster employee engagement, development and fulfillment. As a consultant with Realize Strategies, Gillian works with clients to identify strategically-aligned leadership candidates; support development of holistic, meaningful HR strategies; and optimize organizational structure and culture. Gillian is certified in multiple leadership, performance, and culture assessments.

Open 2022/23 Sessions

Adapting Your Leadership for the Evolving Workplace (Fall 2022)

Oct 4, 2022 | 9AM - 12PM PDT


Adapting Your Leadership for the Evolving Workplace (Winter 2023)

Feb 7, 2023 | 9AM - 12PM PDT

Interested in private training for your team?

We can also work directly with your teams one on one, in-person or digitally.