Leading in Times of Disruption - Qualities of the Future PSM Leader

Leading in Times of Disruption - Qualities of the Future PSM Leader


Introduction to leadership - Core aspects of leadership

  • Strong leadership lies at the core of successful organizations. 
  • Leaders influence, inspire, motivate and empower their teams towards a common shared vision. 

Leading in times of disruption - qualities of the future leader

  • Future leaders need to embrace digital competencies and leverage their human strengths
  • Adaptability, resilience and self-development are critical qualities in an ever faster changing world.

Becoming a future leader - key traits and strategies of successful leaders of tomorrow

  • Building the growth mindset - creating the future leadership mindset. 
  • Development strategies, knowledge, collaboration and networking 

Presentation of EBU Academy Future Leaders Programme

Who is it for

  • Functional experts looking to evolve into leadership positions.
  • Media Professionals with first-hand management experience.
  • Any media professional who is ready to take on greater leadership responsibilities within their organization.

Session outcomes

 The session should allow each participant to leave with 5 enhanced abilities:

  1. Get a better understanding of the core aspects of leadership.
  2. Understand why strong leadership is essential for any successful organization.
  3. Get some insight into how leaders influence, inspire, motivate, and empower their teams toward a common shared vision.
  4. Emphasize the importance of embracing digital competencies while leveraging human strengths.
  5. Discuss adaptability, resilience, and self-development as critical qualities in an ever-changing world.

Academic Partner

Aalto University Executive Education

Aalto University Executive Education unites a diverse set of people through science, arts, technology and business. It brings a multidisciplinary approach and new, innovative learning methods to the development of experts and leaders. Aalto Executive Education has a Triple Crown of accreditations - AACSB, AMBA, and EQUIS - granted to only 1% of the world’s business schools. Accreditations and success in international executive education rankings attest to high-quality education, continuous development, and international recognition. Each year, around 7,000 people from 1,000 organizations benefit from impactful, goal-oriented and comprehensive learning experiences.


Meet your faculty

Dr. Markus Alsleben

Keynote and TEDx speaker

Dr. Markus Alsleben is a keynote and TEDx speaker, moderator, executive coach and expert for leadership development and transformation in global companies. He utilises innovative methods and custom-built formats to transform organisations through short-term interventions and workshops as well as multi-year transformation projects. 

Dr. Alsleben is teaching at KEDGE Business School for Executive MBA and Executive Education at Turkish German University in Istanbul. 

 Markus is German by birth and has lived in Germany, the UK, China, Hong Kong, Italy and now in Turkey. In his extensive career, he successfully managed large global teams across various cultures in senior executive positions in professional services and high tech. His current ventures focus on leadership development, innovation, and cross-cultural and agile management. 

He studied in Hanover, Germany, Birmingham, U.K. and Hong Kong and holds a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from the City University of Hong Kong and a Diploma in Economics from Hanover University Germany.

Markus holds a Harvard Higher Education Teaching Certificate, is a certified agile coach,  SCRUM master, certified OCAI, certified Hofstede Insights Organisational Culture Consultant, certified LEGO Serious Play coach and design thinking coach. 

Clients include: AIRBUS, BASF, Bayer, Balenciaga, Gemalto, Kering, Kornferry, L'Oreal, MAZARS, Pertamina, Postbank, Raiffeisen Bank International, Roche, SAFRAN, SAP, Salzburg Research, SwissRe, Subsea7 et.al.