The xCHANGE simulation was developed in collaboration with xLEAD, Professor Henrik Bresman of INSEAD, and Professor Deborah Ancona of MIT, with the financial support of INSEAD. The simulation presents participants with a challenging mission. It is an intense, but risk-free experience that will help them develop skills in the topic areas below.

Key topics

xChange covers these specific topics:
  • leading change
  • leading innovation
  • influencing skills
  • implementing strategy
And these generic topics:
  • communication strategy
  • (virtual) teamwork
  • decision making

Learning outcomes

Participants develop a number of skills, including how to:
  • work as an effective change team
  • use formal and informal networks
  • develop effective influencing strategies
  • navigate organisational culture & politics
  • maximise stakeholder support for an innovation
  • make organisational change happen

Who is this for?

xChange is used by leaders working in change or innovation contexts, including:
  • change managers & teams
  • innovation leaders & teams
  • general managers
  • project leaders & teams
as well as Masters/MBAs/EMBAs, and Executives on business school programs

Demo video

Clients who use xChange include:

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