Emerging Leaders Program

Emerging Leaders

ICLD 4.5 Versatility Skills: Discussion Board

Instructor: Dr. Mitch
  1. Post a new discussion related to the topics covered in this module.  Your post needs to provide specific lessons learned with examples from this module helping you enhance your leadership capacity at work.
  2. After posting your discussion, review posts provided by other students in the class and reply to at least one of them. 


  • Hey everyone,

    I just completed the Versatility Skills module and wanted to share some key takeaways from my experience. One thing that really stood out to me was the importance of being a versatile and adaptable leader. In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing business environment, it is essential to be able to respond quickly and effectively to new challenges and opportunities.

    During the module, I learned several valuable skills that will help me become a more versatile leader. For example, I learned how to assess my own personal style and how to do better people reading. I also learned about the importance of assessing roles and shifting into appropriate tasks, as well as recognizing a team’s or organization’s stage of development.

    Another important skill I learned was how to facilitate the formation of a cross-functional continuous improvement team. This is something that will be particularly useful in my current role, as I am always looking for ways to improve processes and drive innovation within my team.

    Finally, I learned how to coach other leaders to become more effective leaders themselves, as well as how to lead environmental scanning and initiate proactive responses to future trends.

    Overall, I found the Versatility Skills module incredibly valuable, and I look forward to putting what I have learned into practice. By becoming a more versatile leader, I will be better equipped to help my team achieve our goals and succeed in today’s rapidly evolving business landscape.

    • Moreover, the module has taught me the importance of embracing change and being open to new ideas. In today’s competitive and dynamic business world, companies that fail to adapt to changing circumstances risk being left behind. As a result, it is crucial to be open to new ideas and willing to take calculated risks to stay ahead of the curve. The Versatility Skills module has given me the tools and confidence I need to embrace change and be more innovative in my approach to leadership. I am excited to apply these learnings in my work and to help my team achieve even greater success in the future.

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