Trouble at Newtech, Inc.

Price - $149   •   Length - 3h

Reports of sexual misconduct by a senior executive rock the leadership team at a high-growth technology company. Learn critical skills as you help Newtech adeptly navigate through this complex human -- and business -- problem.

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Workplace Misconduct

Understand the dynamics of sexual misconduct and the forces that create cultures of silence in organizations

Tools and Frameworks

Learn how to take the right steps and make good decisions when faced with a volatile workplace problem

Ethical Leadership

Understand the words and actions that establish you as an effective and fair leader in high-stakes scenarios

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Lesson 1: How Cultures of Silence Take Hold

    • Lesson One Pre-read

    • Misconduct Driven Out of View

    • Tanya's Secret

    • Sanjay's Blind Spots

    • The Organization as Protagonist

    • Post-Lesson Reflections

  • 2

    Lesson 2: Responding When Problems Emerge

    • Lesson Two Pre-read

    • Managing Emerging Information

    • Cara Speaks With Amy

    • Cara Speaks With Todd

    • Assessing Business Impacts

    • Cara's Progress

    • Post-Lesson Reflections

  • 3

    Lesson 3: Decision-making in Complex Scenarios

    • Lesson Three Pre-read

    • Making Better Decisions

    • Special Challenges and Complications

    • A New Framework

    • Cara’s Decision

    • Post-Lesson Reflections

  • 4

    Lesson 4: Leading Well in the Aftermath of Explosive Allegations

    • Lesson Four Pre-read

    • Avoiding Common Pitfalls

    • Objectivity as a Mindset

    • Leaning on Process

    • Critical Thinking and Curiosity

    • Post-Lesson Reflections

  • 5

    Lesson 5: When Misconduct Challenges Even the Most Confident Leader

    • Lesson Five Pre-read

    • Managing From the CEO’s Point of View

    • Sanjay Navigates New Terrain

  • 6

    Lesson 6: Summing Up

    • Lesson Six Pre-read

    • Reflection

    • Lessons Learned

    • Post-Lesson Reflections


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