Machiavelli on Power Politics
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- Certificate of Completion
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- This course teaches the central observations in The Prince on strong leadership and politics
- We invite you to draw parallels with modern corporate life and apply the lessons to your role as a leader in business
- Learn how to build consensus
- Deal with challenges to your authority
- Identify wise counsellors and build a great team
- Win your workforce to your cause
- Know when to be forceful and when to be lenient
- Model the most positive character traits as Machiavelli sees them
- Deal with negative attributes
- Stop your team from engaging in harmful office politics
- No specific requirements other than an open mind and willingness to experiment with the ideas back in the workplace
- Acquire a copy of Machiavelli's "The Prince" for follow up work.
- Knowledge of classical history an advantage when considering examples from The Prince.
- An honest desire to establish a firm, fair and effective office culture.
Quickly discover Machiavelli's "The Prince."
"The Prince" is a classic text on Leadership - a must read for aspiring CEOs.
107 pages condensed into about an hour of short video lectures.
This is a great use of valuable time for busy people.
We correct the old misconceptions about Machiavelli as a voice of evil and focus on his pre-occupation with stability and good order.
We provide a full transcription of the course as a pdf file which you can read alongside the video lectures.
Discover how to build consensus after mergers, takeovers or acquisitions.
Eliminate office politics by identifying and avoiding office politicians who might challenge your authority.
Select team members who share your vision and values.
Accentuate the qualities that people expect in strong leaders and remove any obvious weaknesses.
Learn when and how to exert your authority without harming your reputation.
- Corporate Executives, Business Owners, People new to leadership roles
- Students of Leadership and Politics
- Those wishing to avoid being needlessly embroiled in office politics.
The core of Machiavelli's message and why some consider it to be controversial