The Anticipant Organization: Leading at the Frontier of Digital Disruption
Organizations that anticipate future possibilities will outperform those that are forever reacting to events they can’t control. Learn how to become a more anticipant organization.
Why Take This Course
- anticipate a range of potential opportunities, crises, and future scenarios that digital transformation could bring to your organization from both inside and outside your industry
- prepare for and rehearse future scenarios that can enhance organizational resilience
- develop high-performing collaborative teams comprised of anticipant humans and intelligent machines
- effectively harness human, digital and information resources to strengthen offensive competitiveness and defensive risk mitigation capabilities
The greatest threat to an organization is an event it does not see coming. This is why anticipatory acting, not reacting, is the new normal for industry leaders. To survive in a world where entire industries and economies are being transformed by digital technologies, executives and managers must learn to anticipate potential opportunities and risks, or be swept aside.
The Anticipant Organization will help you better understand the new rules of engagement, management principles and techniques that will help your organization increase competitiveness, risk management, and resilience in an era of unrelenting technological change. Through case studies and anticipatory scenario development exercises, you will learn how to become a more anticipant organization.
Major-General (retired) David Fraser is one of Canada’s most accomplished leaders in both the public and private sectors. David served for over 30 years with the Canadian Armed Forces in a career that saw numerous operational tours around the world as well as commands at every rank from lieutenant to major-general. He is one of the most decorated officers Canada has ever produced and has also been twice recognized for his leadership by the United States (Legion of Merit and Bronze Star), NATO, the Netherlands, Poland, and the Atlantic Council. He has also received numerous Canadian commendations, including the Order of Military Merit.
David was the first Canadian general to have United States troops under his command, first as Commander Regional Command South in Afghanistan under the United States Coalition before leading the transition from US Operation Enduring Freedom to the NATO ISAF coalition. Upon returning from Afghanistan, he served as Commandant of the Canadian Armed Forces College.
After retiring from the Canadian Armed Forces, David joined the private sector, where he serves as President of AEGIS Six Corporation as well as a member on several boards, including Open Text. He is a graduate of the Canadian Armed Forces Command and Staff College in Toronto, holds a Master’s of Management and Policy, and is a graduate of the United States Capstone Program (the Executive School for generals).
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