Practical Adaptive Leadership

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021
  • 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
  • Zoom Meeting, Register to receive the link

Practical Adaptive Leadership

In partnership with the IIBA Bluegrass chapter, we're proud to attend their chapter meeting on Practical Adaptive Leadership.



Adaptive Leadership was developed out of Harvard University specifically around how human psychology, evolutionary biology, and behavioral economics impact leadership in the fast of fast-paced and ever-present change.

An Adaptive leader must change their approach to problem solving, testing, communicating, and executing. They must understand the implications of their work on the overall system and must constantly filter their work based on the value of the outcome it produces.

You must start thinking in terms of self-leadership and making leadership into a verb not a noun. This program will dig into the details of what Adaptive Leadership is and how to build the skills to utilize its techniques.

These skills are critical for the future of Business Analysis especially as the BA is being increasing asked to support the development of the “future state” and be the trusted advisor to ensure the value of that “future state” is properly defined.

Learning Objectives:

  • The critical elements of defining value
  • Systems thinking and dealing with adaptive challenges over technical issues
  • The mind set required for adaptive leaders
  • The work approach and critical concepts
  • Bridging adaptive leadership to your analysis work

Presented by: David Mantica, VP and General Manager, SoftEd

David Mantica has 25 years of business-to-business services, consulting, coaching, and training industry experience in roles from operations, service delivery, marketing, product management and executive management. Just recently he successfully sold his business-to-business training firm having taken it from $1.2m to $13m in seven years all done organically.

Currently David is current the VP and General Manager for SoftEd US, a leading provider of transformational training services, working to support companies embrace agile methods for achieving business results.  

 Along with his work at SoftEd, David provides business owner coaching services to several companies in the Raleigh-Durham area through DTM Services. He also provides pro bono career coaching services and presentations to individuals and organizations throughout the US.


      6:00 pm - 6:25 pm - Virtual Networking

      6:25 pm - 6:30 pm - Chapter News

      6:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Program

      7:30 pm - 7:45 pm - Applying Adaptive Leadership in the IT BA role



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