Introductory Class

Introduction to Emergent Leadership

This two-hour introductory course introduces the three essentials of emergent leadership:

  • servant leadership,
  • change science, and
  • community context.

Through discussion and exercises, you will have an opportunity to find out how you can use emergent leadership to improve your organization’s effectiveness in achieving sustainability in a lasting manner.

Learning outcomes include:

  • Identify the three key elements comprising the system of Emergent Leadership.
  • For each element, identify one key behavior that you can immediately apply in your role as sustainable building advocate.
  • Give an example of how you will use the concepts of emergent leadership to transform your organization.
  • Explain how leading and learning go hand in hand.

The “Introduction” course is pre-approved by the GBCI for 1.5 CE hours for professionals wishing to maintain their LEED credential.

Features long time green building advocate, leader, author, and Founder of the Emerge Leadership Project, Kathleen O’Brien. Other Emerge faculty will participate as available.

The introduction is available for the following:

  1. As a preview to the two-day workshop, the introduction can be offered in partnership with local green building advocacy organizations as part of their educational programming.
  2. As an in-house workshop to private and public sector organizations that design, build, own, or operate aspects of the built environment, as well as public sector organizations that set and maintain enabling policy impacting these activities.