ICOR Webinar Series
Free Monthly Webinars That Support Building More Resilient Organizations
ICOR Webinars are offered live and are available for 30 days to the public. After 30 days they are available On Demand for ICOR members. Not a member? Join ICOR today!
Each webinar is worth 1 continuing education hour. All webinars are scheduled for 12:00-1:00 PM CST / GMT 06:00 unless otherwise noted. Attendees who attend for a minimum of 35 minutes receive a certificate of attendance for 1 Hour / .1 CEU.
February 17, 2021 - Leading in Uncertain Times
The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic recession have affected most large organizations around the world. Leaders continue to scramble to address rapidly developing changes in the public-health environment, public policy, and customer behavior. And then there is the economic uncertainty. Due to the severity of this crisis, many organizations are in a struggle for their very existence. In this webinar we will explore the relationship between the duration and magnitude of a crisis and how understanding this relationship will help leaders to overcome these challenges and respond continuously to dynamic change.
March 17, 2021 - Rebuilding for Speed in the Postpandemic Era
As a result of the global pandemic, organizations have removed boundaries and have broken down silos in ways no one thought was possible. Decisions and processes have been streamlined, frontline leaders have been empowered, and hierarchies and bureaucracies dismantled. Attend this webinar to learn why we can't "return to normal", but need to create a new normal that results in rethinking ways of working, reimagining structure, and reshaping talent.
April 21, 2021 - Reimagining the Postpandemic Workforce
Remote working has become the norm during 2020 - to what extent will it continue? As organizations reimagine the postpandemic organization, the impact of how the workforce returns to work and determining when remote work "works" and when it doesn't, is top of mind. In this webinar we will discuss the positive and negative aspects of remote working and factors to consider when building a more resilient and flexible workforce.
May 5, 2021 - Effective Internet & Media Monitoring in the Context of Crisis Management
The stakes are high in today’s Information Age. It has never been more important to stay informed about what is on the internet and countless media channels present around the globe. More and more often, organizations only have moments to learn about and respond to internet and media content that could seriously impact reputation, stakeholder trust, and the bottom line. As a result, technology-driven, 24/7/365 internet and media monitoring plays a critical role in optimizing crisis readiness and response. Utilizing customized monitoring search terms, regular reporting, and red alerts significantly contributes to effective crisis prevention, crisis preparedness planning, and overcoming business challenges.
Join strategic communication and crisis management expert Oliver S. Schmidt as he discusses why internet and media monitoring markedly enhances organizational resilience and how a growing number of companies across industries are implementing comprehensive internet and media monitoring solutions in 2021.
May 19, 2021 - Reimagining the Postpandemic Workplace
Understanding where your people work most effectively impacts the physical places needed to do the work of the organization. This understanding has changed based upon the changes implemented in 2020. Organizations world-wide need to consider how permanent these changes are and how they may impact the organization long-term. In this webinar we will review different workplace models and their pros and cons.
June 16, 2021 - Resilience is More Than a Plan - It is a Strategy
2021 will differentiate the resilient from the not-so-resilient organizations. Organizations that focus on building sustainable capabilities as a strategy instead of plans for returning to normal, will emerge stronger from the pandemic than those that don't. Attend this webinar and learn how you can contribute to building your organization's sustainable capabilities as part of building a more resilient organization.
July 21, 2021 - Capability Building - Getting Learning Programs Right
Skills can and do expire. In addition to skills, organizations need people who can continually learn and adapt quickly. They need people who are open to new experiences and flexible in their thinking. This has never been more relevant than during the global pandemic. Attend this webinar and learn how forward-thinking organizations have accelerated their capability-building efforts to ensure its people learn continuously and how HR is central to helping people across an organization adapt to new roles and responsibilities.
August 18, 2021 - Building Agility and Flexibility in Real Time - Agility Across the Entire Organization
The time is now - what are you waiting for? Research is showing that organizations that had launched agile transformations pre-COVID-19 performed better and moved faster during the pandemic that those that had not. Agile organizations have had an edge because they already had processes and structures in place that allowed them to adapt, adjust faster, and do so with less employee turmoil. Attend this webinar and learn how to implement agile best practices into everyday operations.
September 22, 2021 - The Impact of Individual Purpose in Managing Postpandemic Uncertainties
A core attribute of an organization's resilience is an understanding of its vision and purpose. A critical component of this understanding is the impact of the purpose of of its people. In this webinar we will review the results of research into the intersection of organizational purpose and individual purpose and how the two interact and fuel each other as part of the employee experience. An understanding of these two aspects could prove to be vital in managing the postpandemic uncertainties that lie ahead.
October 20, 2021 - Risk Culture and Operational Resilience
Risk culture refers to the mindset and behaviorial norms that determine how an organization identifies and manages risk. A healthy risk culture is more important than ever in a postpandemic world. Long term a healthy risk culture is a critical element of resilience against risk. A healthy risk culture is also an enabler of more dynamic and flexible risk management. This webinar will explore how to set up an effective risk culture program and how to build a more dynamic and flexible approach to managing risk and increasing operational resilience.
November 17, 2021 - Minimizing Risk to Global Value Chains
In a world where hazards are occurring more frequently and causing greater damage, companies and policy makers alike are reconsidering how to make global value chains more resilient. Even before the COVID?19 pandemic, a multitude of events in recent years temporarily disrupted production at many companies.This webinar will explore the key findings of McKinsey's study entitled, "Risk, Resilience, and Rebalancing in Global Value Chains".
December 15, 2021 - How Culture Shapes Behavior to Build More Resilient Organizations
The cornerstone of any organizational resilience strategy is the organization's culture. It requires a commitment to building a more resilient organization and is dependent upon the existence of shared beliefs and values, positive attitudes, and behavior. Because culture provides a sense of identity to its people and reinforces the values of the organization, it serves also as a control mechanism for shaping behavior. This webinar will review the cultural attributes visible in more resilient organizations what leaders can do to foster a culture that supports its vision and mission.