Using the unparalleled World War II (WWII) museum in New Orleans as a backdrop, this program, designed for senior leaders, will explore the strategic planning and problem-solving processes of the great leaders from WWII.
WWII provides us with an excellent example of how to defeat formidable enemies without abandoning your values and core-principles.
In finely planned briefings, we will receive a situation report, explore action items and learn the outcomes of four major phases of the war. We will take virtual staff rides through the museum’s Arsenal of Democracy. Galleries such as Gathering Storm and America Responds will be woven into lessons on planning and disaster recovery.
This program will be presented by two of the top experts on WWII: Dr Robert Citino, an award-winning military historian and scholar, and retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Larry Merington, an adjunct professor at Tulane University in Management and Strategic Integration.
The lessons in WWII are abundant, and our professors will correlate the historic acts of strategic thinking and high-level problem solving with current leadership practices. These lessons are brought to life by the dynamic exhibits that will provide a compelling and engaging atmosphere. Using the military model of absolute clarity of mission, extraordinary adaptability and precise management of complex systems, we will focus on problem-solving in stressful and uncertain contexts.
What Will You Learn?
- Balance planning time with day to day operations
- Anticipate bottlenecks and potential problems
- Provide effective ways to help employees respond to setbacks and get things moving again
- Encourage employees to identify problems and make suggestions
- Be more effective as a leader and work on enhancing good leadership traits
With private tours of the museum, behind the scenes sneak peaks and other exclusive activities for the group, this program promises to be a memorable learning experience.
Who Should Attend?
Senior leaders and those in the C-Suite.