Singapore University of Social Sciences

Agile Leadership Principles and Practices

Agile Leadership Principles and Practices (MGT568)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: Modular Graduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Management

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Business


Today’s modern society, mindsets, and global competition demand new leadership roles. To create a competitive edge, it is paramount that leaders adopt an agile mindset which involves understanding, collaborating, learning, and staying flexible. Without organisational agility, enterprises will not be able to respond quickly to opportunities and threats. MGT568 Agile Leadership Principles and Practices examines the agile mindset, culture, values, principles, and foundations that are critical for effective leadership. Students will gain deeper insights into agile business practices that can empower individuals and teams as well as drive organisational transformation and resilience. Through real-world business approaches and tools, students will learn how to manage challenges, make decisions, and engage in interactions for optimal individual and team performance in the new normal. In addition, students will be able to apply agile leadership principles and practices to improve decision making, facilitate creativity and problem solving, and accelerate organisational productivity.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 2.5
Presentation Pattern: Every January


  • Agile mindset, culture, values, principles, and foundations
  • Agile business practices and management
  • Agility and value creation
  • Organisational transformation through agility
  • Organisational agility and resilience
  • Agility as the new normal

Learning Outcome

  • Examine the agile mindset, culture, values, principles, and foundations
  • Appraise the importance of agile leadership
  • Evaluate agile methodologies and business practices to maximise organisational value
  • Assess, design, and develop agile teams
  • Recommend agile approaches and strategies for organisational transformation
  • Assemble agile teams to optimise business success
  • Prioritise the pillars of organisational agility to build resilience
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