“The best way to predict the future is to create it”
Peter Drucker


Great leaders must have two things:

  • A vision of the world that does not yet exist
  • The ability to communicate that vision clearly

At the end of this module you will have:

  • Explored what we mean by vision and culture
  • Understand the link between vision, culture and strategy
  • Identified the role of leadership in creating, nurturing and driving the vision
  • Recognised the strategies which successful leaders use in terms of creating and maintaining a desired culture

Pre Task: Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality!  Discuss

Session 1 – Infinity and Beyond

Questions to ask?  3 – mini ones

During this session you will have the opportunity to:

  • Listen to a selection of leaders’ views on vision and evaluate how significant vision has been within their personal leadership journey
  • Apply your knowledge and understanding from Pillar 1 and engage in a series of practical tasks enabling you to reflect upon what factors determine a vision and identify the key factors which you feel will shape and drive your own vision

Resources – Examples of visions in a variety of sectors

Comparisons as discussion/think pieces

Extended Learning -

Pre task:

Session 2 - Culture

During this session we will:

  • Explore what culture means to us
  • Have the opportunity to ‘take the pulse’ of an organisation, identify and apply strategies for becoming ‘Culture Confident’

Resources – Toolkit

Diamond 9

Taking the pulse exercise

Extended Learning – Professional Capital – Andy Hargreaves, Michael Fullan Chapter 6 Page 103

Extract - G Egan’s The Shadow Side