About Programme

This programme will challenge participants to think differently, to consider the future operating environment and what it offers leaders through fresh lenses.

Through a blend of virtual learning and insightful discussions, participants will learn how to remain agile and adaptable, while fostering an organisational culture that inspires innovation and change - to create future relevance.

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How does this Live Virtual programme help?

This is executive education redesigned for a radically different world. This programme blends the discipline of the on-campus experience that ISB is renowned for with our global faculty and advanced curriculum. You will gain immediately applicable advanced skills, relevant for the uncertain times we live in. Each session will last for 90 minutes and help deliver 1 module per week. 

LIVE Virtual Classrooms

Experience a new way of immersive learning through group discussions, case reviews, peer networking and engaging dialogues.


Gain an official certificate awarded by the Centre for Executive Education at ISB, recognised by executives and employers for its world-class education.

Research-Based Teaching

Learn at India’s most research-productive B-School. Gain from the advanced, up-to-date research being conducted by world-class faculty at ISB.

Alumni network

Expand your network with ISB’s 40,000+ high-performing alumni community. Join this group of senior executives and entrepreneurs spread across the entire world.


Learn how to deliver added value to all partners and stakeholders while you juggle the new work-life balance from the safety of your home.

Real-world application

Learn real-world skills that you can immediately apply to push the innovation agenda at your organisation, giving it a distinct advantage over competitors

Who should attend?

This programme has been designed for seasoned executives and candidates holding significant leadership roles in their organisations. The typical participant has at least 10 years of work experience. They may be General Managers, leaders of functions or business lines, or those directly responsible for profit/loss.


  1. Build invaluable leaders with a predictive approach to leadership
  2. Gain organisational tools to manage complex business ecosystems
  3. Define a clear organisational road map to manage future shock
  4. Master the intricacies of threat assessment and management

Module 1

  • The 5 triggers: Obsolescence of the familiar; irrelevance of the past; overshooting life-support systems; acceleration of technology; complex global problems
  • From equilibrium to disequilibrium
  • 21st-century leadership challenges - ambiguity, agility, and attention 

Module 2

  • The exponential power of a clear purpose 
  • Strategic thinking from the future vs operational focus 
  • Turning scenarios into leadership actions 
  • The end of global best practices and SWOT 
  • EVUCA leadership qualities 
  • Unleashing the power of your people for exponential outcomes

Module 3

  • Balancing the two organisations
  • Being guided by purpose
  • Managing your time

Module 4

  • Driving current reality and performance vs creating a relevant future
  • Linear vs exponential innovation and what it means for leaders 
  • Unstoppable business tsunamis in AI and technology
  • Human relevance in a tech-driven future
  • Changing business models

Module 5

  • Examples of companies that have leveraged the COVID-19 panic to pivot successfully and their lessons 
  • What business are we actually in? Avoiding thinking constraints to drive innovation and speed - going beyond zero 
  • Create organisational agility… or perish

Module 6

  • Shedding the burden of the Industrial Age
  • Developing a mindful mindset
  • Practicing a beginner’s mind

Meet the Faculty


Anton Musgrave
Senior Partner,
FutureWorld International

Anton Musgrave is Founder and Senior Partner at FutureWorld International. As a futurist, business strategist, public speaker and an entrepreneur,He passionately advises businesses on strategic thinking and future innovative growth imperatives.Anton regularly lectures at ISB, Duke CE, Oxford University Business School and is a sought-after global conference keynote speaker.


Sudhanshu Palsule
Leadership Educator, Speaker,
Author and CEO Advisor

Sudhanshu Palsule is an award-winning educator, consultant, leadership coach and author. He is regarded as one of the leading thinkers in the fields of Transformative Leadership and Leading in Complexity. A leading faculty member at Duke Corporate Education, Sudhanshu teaches at multiple global business schools and consults with senior management teams across Fortune 500 companies, government organisations and the public sector.