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Serie "Walk The TalK" - #04

Becoming a Leader, actor of a fast-changing world

How do you stay ahead of the game in a constantly changing world? This is a major challenge for organizations. To effectively manage this increasing acceleration and the complexity that accompanies it, agile organizations, focused on their purpose, are key to mobilizing employee commitment, developing sustainable economic performance and being an actor of the common good.

This 15-hours serie of masterclasses, alternating inspirational sessions and practical workshops, is dedicated to all leaders on their way to the Next Generation Enterprise.

• Attendees : min 7 - max 20

• 8 masterclasses, 10 experts

• 15 hours, 8 weeks

• Modalities : 100% online

• Language : English

• Registration deadline : 2022, April 30th

1990€ Excl. tax/attendee

Discover the 8 masterclasses

Module 1

The purpose of my company: why and how?

In recent years, purpose has become a predominant topic in organizations. But what is it really? In this masterclass, Michel Bundock will enlighten you on what the purpose of companies is and what your company’s purpose is, thanks to interactive workshops and his experience as a leader of the Quebec Business Leaders Group.

With Michel Bundock

Director of the “Groupement des Chefs d’Entreprise du Québec” from 2009 to 2021

May 4th - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Module 2

Reinventing the organization & governance of your company using Holaspirit tool

In a complex world of profound transformations, organizations must continuously adapt and, beyond methods and tools, adopt a new mindset, new postures and an agile approach “at scale”.
Susanne will share the main principles of shared governance, the associated supports aiming at a greater transparency and more collaboration.
With Millie, we will share possible solutions to implement with Holaspirit, a platform to support new organizational design, collaborative governance and accelerate their organizations’ overall agility.

With Susanne Aebischer (co-founder of The NextGen Summit) & Millie Poisson (Customer Success chez Holaspirit)

May 11th - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Module 3

Understanding and achieving Change

Discover how to accelerate transformation and reduce obstacles to change through new forms of interaction and mobilization of people in companies. After the presentation of key concepts (Kotter, Rogers, Oshry…), and in the light of emblematic experiences, you will reflect on the implementation of new approaches around your own change challenges.

With Celine Schillinger

Founder and CEO of “We need social”

May 17th - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Module 4

Aim for Personal Development and Growth through agility

People and teams need to adopt a lean-agile mindset in order to help their business survive in the 21st century. This includes embracing a growth mindset, openness to experimentation, and a relentless drive to learn. There is no need to celebrate failure. What we should do is celebrate learning. This can happen when we make our experiments cheap, safe, and fast. We optimize personal development by embracing double-loop learning and our companies should strive to become learning organizations.

With Jurgen Appelo

Owner of Happy Melly

May 24th - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Module 5

Becoming a Leader 3.0

In today’s uncertain world, the role of the leader is changing. GAFAM has challenged a pillar of traditional management by questioning the relationship to time, space, power and knowledge, inviting us to redefine the role of the leader in the company. You will discover the common characteristics of organizations that innovate on their leadership culture and how to approach this type of transition at the level of an entire organization.

With Eric-Axel Zimmer

Co-founder of Fabric

June 1st - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Module 6

Objectives & Key Results: Why, What & How

Participants gain a theoretically sound understanding of the psychology behind motivation and practical experience of how to use the google-approach to unfold more transparency, alignment and empowered performance in self- organized teams.

With Eliana Hohl

Management Consultant

June 8th - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Module 7

Decision making

Decision making is everywhere in an organization from the smallest operational to the highest strategic level. Discover how to make your decision making culture more efficient, participative, and generative.

With Samantha Slade

Co-owner at

June 15th - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM

Module 8

Assess the managerial maturity of your teams

Assess the managerial maturity of your teams based on scientific research and improve team performance through empowerment and collective autonomy.
Manage your company’s managerial transformation quietly. Provide management with data to track changes, visualise training’s ROI, and use the best coaches to support your teams.
NextGen is an official and certified OpenDecide’s partner.

With Melissa Rouabah (Customer success manager at OpenDecide) & Luc Bretones (CEO NextGen)

June 22th - 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM

The Co-hosts

Michel Bundock

Director of the “Groupement des Chefs d’Entreprise du Québec” from 2009 to 2021

Advisor and coach, Director of the Groupement des Chefs d’Entreprise du Québec from 2009 to 2021.
He has dedicated his professional life to the development of entrepreneurs in their creativity, boldness, suffering and generosity, through the facilitation of hundreds of communities of practice. He was motivated by the conviction that entrepreneurs are at the heart of economic and social prosperity. This has enabled him to deploy his skills as an explorer, coach, creator and “servant leader”.
In his organization, Groupement des chefs d’entreprise, Michel Bundock has implemented a culture and structure since 2016 that creates a context of intrapreneurs serving better entrepreneurs. They have integrated Holacracy practices, an “Opal” philosophy.

Susanne Aebischer

Master in Organizational Development, Coaching and Supervision - Co-founder at The NextGen Enterprise Summit and CEO at OEIA (Organizational development & Innovations architecture)

Since 1999, Susanne has been working in the field of training, leadership and organisational development in the airline industry and the public transport sector, where for many years Susan was head of training  ground staff of Swiss International Air Lines Ltd.
Today, she has been supporting organisations to move towards an agile mindset in a systemic and iterative approach with her company “Aebischer Organisationsentwicklung & Innovationsarchitektur” for 9 years. She promotes the practices of shared governance, sociocracy 3.0, Holacracy, collective intelligence, continuous improvement and NewWork.
For the past 9 years she has been a Member of Parliament for the State of Fribourg

Celine Schillinger

Founder and CEO of "We need social”

Celine is one of the pioneers in digital engagement and cultural transformation of organizations. Initially an intrapreneur, she has won several international awards and now puts her 30 years of field and multicultural experience to work for the companies she advises. Céline is a Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite for her commitment to diversity and her book on commitment leadership will be released in spring 2022.

Jurgen Appelo

Owner of Happy Melly

Jurgen is the CEO of a startup which is familiar with all of the latest trends. Not only was he Entrepreneur of the Year in The Netherlands, Appelo happens to be Europe’s number one Leadership author (see ranking on In fact, he recently completed €1M worth of investments for his new company Agility Scales. The successful CEO has two other businesses, both of which are profitable. As a public speaker, he tends to travel around Europe quite often as his list of clients includes the largest and most well-known European companies.

Eric-Axel Zimmer

Co-Founder of Fabric

Eric-Axel is passionate about collective intelligence and new modes of governance. He enters organisations to better understand them, and to help them become more agile and resilient in the face of the complexities that affect them. When he helps organisations, he accompanies talents so that they can express their skills to the best of their ability, in organisations that become self-managed.

Samantha Slade

Co-owner of

Author of Going Horizontal – Creating a Non-Hierarchical Organization, One Practice at a Time (BK Publishers), Samantha pioneers culture-driven practices and operational tools for the future of work including Teal organizations. A “social designer”, Samantha supports teams, organizations and ecosystems to grow participatory leadership approaches, collaborative practices and prototype mindsets.
A purpose driven entrepreneur, Samantha co-founded the Percolab network and the coworking space Ecto. For over 20 years, she has been putting her background in anthropology and learning design in service of innovation work in North America and internationally. Emergent process, design thinking, ethnography and a vast range of participatory approaches are her tools. Samantha is actively engaged in the international commons movement and the Art of Hosting community.

Eliana Hohl

Management consultant

Eliana sees a strong connection between NextGen Management Models, Ego-Development, and societal evolution. Her purpose is to enable organizations and people to work in a more productive and fulfilling way, unfolding their full potential through innovative, tailored approaches. In order to achieve this, Eliana relies heavily on psychological frameworks, agile principles, self-organization and design thinking. In fact, she has spent twelve months researching and working in a holacratic corporate department in the role of a “Transformer”. The last 5 years she has been committed to the agile transformation on a daily basis as independent Management Consultant for corporations from different industries.

Melissa Rouabah

Customer Success Manager at OpenDecide

Master’s degree in Intercultural Management and International Communication.
Trilingual: French & English & Spanish
With her experience as a manager at Charles Wells (England) and as a pedagogical manager at Complétude (France), Melissa will put her sense of pedagogy at your service in order to accompany you in the use and interpretation of the OpenDecide platform et teams’ results.

Millie Poisson

Customer Success at Holaspirit

Millie joined the Holaspirit Team in 2020. She was immersed in the world of progressive organization and collaborative governance. She works with different companies across the world to help them through the change management process of implementing a digital solution to meet their organizational agility goals.

Luc Bretones

Co-founder and CEO of NextGen

Luc is a partner of the Mandarina Group, CEO of NextGen, co-organizer of “The NextGen Enterprise Summit”, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Ecole Centrale Marseille and Honorary Chairman of the digital think tank Institut G9+. He is co-author of the book “The Next Generation Enterprise” which focuses on leaders in 30 countries who have implemented new forms of governance, re-engaged their workforce around a unifying raison d’être or experimented with a major managerial innovation. An expert in product innovation, which he managed for the Orange group for over 6 years, he is now focusing on what he considers to be the next great disruption: new forms of managemen

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