NEW! Leadership Adaptability in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Cultivating Inner Agility for Success with Klaus Boedker

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of this training, learners will be able to:

  • Identify the key principles of adaptive leadership and how they can be applied to manage AI-driven changes within project environments.
  • Formulate and apply strategies for fostering inner agility, including growth mindset, emotional intelligence and resilience, to maintain relevance and advance as project professionals in the AI-driven era.
  • Evaluate the impact and integration of AI technologies in the workplace, enabling the optimization of tasks, decision-making and overall productivity for project professionals. 


In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, project professionals are faced with the challenge of navigating the complexities of the fourth industrial revolution, characterized by the pervasive influence of artificial intelligence (AI). To thrive in this era of technological disruption, project managers must develop adaptive leadership skills and cultivate inner agility to effectively lead teams and projects amid constant change. 

This 2-day training program is designed to equip project professionals with the essential tools, strategies and mindset to excel in the AI-driven workplace. This comprehensive training covers key areas that are crucial for project success in the modern era:

  • Understanding the AI Landscape: Participants will gain insights into the current state of AI technologies, their impact on various industries and the opportunities and challenges they present for project management. 
  • Cultivating Inner Agility: Project managers will learn strategies to develop inner agility, including fostering a growth mindset, enhancing emotional intelligence and building resilience to navigate uncertainty and change effectively. 
  • Adaptive Leadership: The training delves into the principles of adaptive leadership, emphasizing the importance of flexibility, innovation and resilience in leading teams and projects through technological transformations. 
  • AI Integration Strategies: The training provides practical guidance on integrating AI technologies into project management processes, leveraging AI tools for task-enhanced decision-making, risk management and project delivery.
  • Case Studies and Experiential Learning: By engaging with real-world examples and participating in interactive, hands-on activities and games, participants will gain practical insights and strategies for applying adaptive leadership and inner agility principles in their project management roles.

By the end of the training, participants will have the knowledge, skills and mindset to lead with adaptability, harness the potential of AI technologies and drive successful project outcomes in today's dynamic and AI-driven environment.

Course Requirement:  Please note this course requires participants bring a laptop for use during the training. 



    • Part 1: Understanding the AI Landscape
      • The history of AI and workplace disruptions
      • What is artificial intelligence and what makes it intelligent?
      • The impact of AI on ourselves, our teams, our organizations, and our industries
      • Getting ready to work alongside AI
    • Part 2: Cultivating Inner Agility 
      • What is agility and what is inner agility? 
      • Developing a growth mindset to learn new skills faster and to keep an open mind about changes
      • Growing your emotional intelligence to stay in balance and remain productive, no matter what comes your way
      • Strengthening your resilience to bounce back faster and stronger from the setbacks of modern work
    • Part 3: Adaptive Leadership
      • The principles and behaviors of adaptive leadership
      • Separating technical challenges from adaptive challenges
      • Utilizing adaptive leadership to embrace change and guide your team through AI-driven challenges
    • Part 4: AI Integration Strategies
      • Meet your new, intelligent work sidekick
      • Building a working relationship with your sidekick
      • Getting your sidekick to optimize tasks and assist you in delivering projects more efficiently and effectively

PDU Allocation Table

The table below displays the number of professional development units (PDUs) awarded for each PMI® credential, as they align to the PMI Talent Triangle®. Power Skills and Business Acumen PDUs apply evenly across all credentials and Ways of Working PDUs apply only to specific credentials. PDUs will be added in full to all eligible credentials. *Please note that the asterisked row below applies to the PMI® Agile Certification Journey and includes Disciplined Agile® Scrum Master (DASM), Disciplined Agile® Senior Scrum Master (DASSM), Disciplined Agile® Coach (DAC), and Disciplined Agile® Value Stream Consultant (DAVSC) certifications.
Ways of Working Power Skills Business Acumen Total
CAPM® / PMI-CP™ / PMP® / PgMP® 0 14 0 14.00
PMI-ACP® / Agile* 0 14 0 14.00
PMI-SP® 0 14 0 14.00
PMI-RMP® 0 14 0 14.00
PfMP® 0 14 0 14.00
PMI-PBA® 0 14 0 14.00
Ways of Working Power Skills Business Acument Talent Triangle



Klaus Boedker

Klaus Boedker is the Training Lead for Disciplined Agile at the Project Management Institute (PMI). He has over 10 years of experience helping organizations being more successful with project delivery using a combination of Agile, Lean, and traditional approaches. Klaus has worked with several of Canada’s largest companies to build awesome, self-sufficient teams that deliver innovative products early and often to the delight of customers. Klaus is a Certified Disciplined Agile Coach and Instructor. He can be contacted via

Training Information

19 - 20 August 2024
2 Days


Member Price
(US$1385.00 before 8 July)
Nonmember Price
(US$1585.00 before 8 July)
Government Price
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