The world needs leaders, entrepreneurs and change-makers who are driven by a desire to disrupt status quo – become a Kaospilot. Embark on this three-year learning journey and work on projects that matter. Not only for you, but for the world as well. You will learn entrepreneurial skills and mindsets, develop yourself as a leader, and discover your direction and career path. The Enterprising Leadership Program is a reality-based education where you work with real people and real challenges in the world around us. It is a team-based education where you will learn and work in collaboration with your peers in a dynamic environment. During your education you will develop a portfolio of projects, gain relevant skills, solid work experience and a network for your future – meaning that you are work-ready before you even graduate.
You will acquire the right theory and tools to apply in practice in your work for real organisations. The program content will enable you to further qualify your work, develop yourself as a leader, and develop your direction and career path. We offer a unique combination of Business Design, Process Design and Project Design for you to master together and separately.
Create multiple layers of value for your customers and stakeholders and learn how innovation contributes to developing businesses on a commercial level.
Learn ways of designing, facilitating and leading processes in diverse groups, which fosters collaboration and support, in order to create better results.
Learn how to creatively organise, manage and lead projects of different sizes and outcomes, all whilst acquiring a toolbox for leading projects effectively.
Develop yourself and gain the confidence to truly make a difference in the world, whilst creating a solid foundation for your personal leadership practice.
The Enterprising Leadership Program offers an alternative learning and pedagogical approach that is built around a rigorous training platform, which dynamically combines theory, action and reflection.
Our approach has evolved over the past 30+ years of experience of a broad yet coherent theoretical foundation. It draws upon various theories within philosophy, psychology, action research and learning. Three essential learning elements.
Is This For Me?
Applicants to the Kaospilot Enterprising Leadership Program are the dreamers and doers of this generation. They have a learner’s mindset. They are positive and passionate people who believe in creating world-changing ideas.
People who apply to the program come from diverse cultural and educational backgrounds; some hold just a high school degree and others might have an undergraduate or post-graduate degree. The level of work experience varies as well from people in leadership positions to entrepreneurs, to people who have worked on community-based projects.
This Enterprising Leadership Program is for you if you are ready to:
- Work with real organisations and real challenges in a rapidly changing world
- Be challenged both professionally and personally.
- Explore your strengths and develop your craft.
Make a difference in the world.
When you graduate the Enterprising Leadership Program, you graduate with the title Kaospilot. A Kaospilot is an entrepreneur, leader or changemaker. Kaospilots work in different industries where they lead, manage and execute projects in all shapes and sizes. A Kaospilot is often the missing link in any organisation that wishes to drive change and create results.
Examples of areas where Kaospilots work:
- Organisational development
- Social entrepreneurship
- Business consulting
- Project management
- Process facilitation and leadership
Graduated Kaospilots go on to work in a variety of industries and sectors: More than 30% of the graduates start their own business and over 50% hold a leadership position. Read more about what you become here.