Foundation Seminar London (2016)

Aware Leadership – Foundation Seminar

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Seismic Shift – 3 Day Seminar

Participants Skill Development Offered

  • Leadership competencies such as
    emotional intelligence, self awareness, self-regulation, empathy and compassion
  • Improved self management, strategic, management and cooperative competencies
  • Technical leadership skills & Practical leadership practices

Learning Objectives

  • describe the awareness-based leadership framework
  • adapt, utilize and apply concepts & practices for day to day leadership work
  • work towards more skillful achievement of high performance teams and results

Who should attend

  • all levels leaders (profit and non-profit), all levels project and program leaders


  • interactive teaching in a comfortable business casual setting;
    roundtable and one to one dialogs, practice and reflection breakout sessions


  • The foundation seminar is a 3 day long seminar (08:45 – 17:00 each day)

Seminar Leader

Day 1 – Aware Leadership Functions

Aware Leadership Functions

  • 08:45 – 09:00  Arrival, Registration & Welcome Coffee, Tea & Juice
  • 09:00 – 09:45  Introductions and Opening Remarks
  • 09:45 – 11:00  Effective and Sustainable Leadership
    Awareness of unskillful leadership
    The making of effective and sustainable leadership
    Change and transformation towards skillful leadership
  • 11:00 – 11:45  Break – Awareness Exercise
  • 11:45 – 13:00  Functions of Aware LeadershipPart I
    Technical – Quality Mgmt., Best Practices, Management
    Collaboration – Communication, Foster, Resources
  • 13:00 – 14:00  Hot Buffet
  • 14:00 – 15:30  Functions of Aware Leadership– Part II
    Strategy – Vision, Target, Design
    Self – Leverage, Time / Priority, Learning & Reflection
  • 15:30 – 16:00  Afternoon Tea
  • 16:00 – 17:00  Functions of Aware Leadership
    Reflection & Experience Exchange

Day 2 – Aware Leadership Factors

Aware Leadership Factors - Wisdom, Ethical Conduct, Concentration

  • 08:45 – 09:00  Arrival & Welcome Coffee, Tea & Juice
  • 09:00 – 10:00  Empowering Factors of Aware Leadership
  • 10:00 – 11:00  Aware Leadership Factor – Wisdom
    Understanding     Reflection
  • 11:00 – 11:45  Break – Awareness Exercise
  • 11:45 – 13:00  Aware Leadership Factor – Ethical Conduct
    Communication     Actions     Livelihood
  • 13:00 – 14:00  Hot Buffet
  • 14:00 – 15:30  Aware Leadership Factor – Concentration
    Mindfulness     Effort     Evenness
  • 15:30 – 16:00  Afternoon Tea
  • 16:00 – 17:00  Empowering Factors of Aware Leadership
    Reflection & Experience Exchange

Day 3

  • 08:45 – 09:00  Arrival & Good Morning Coffee, Tea & Juice
  • 09:00 – 10:00  Leadership Functions and Factors Intersections
  • 10:00 – 11:00  Intersection 1*
  • 11:00 – 11:45  Break – Awareness Exercise
  • 11:45 – 13:00  Intersection 2*
  • 13:00 – 14:00  Hot Buffet
  • 14:00 – 15:30  Intersection 3*
  • * The Intersection sessions are interweaving the Aware Leadership factors with the functions by examining their interrelationships and interdependencies. These sections deepen the understanding and provide additional in-depth practices and learning opportunities.
  • 16:00 – 17:00  Aware Leadership Functions and Factors
    Reflection – Seminar Feedback – Farewell

Seminar Venue Details (sample – here from the London seminar)

  • The Royal Foundation of St Katharine (RFSK) 2 Butcher Row
    E14 8DS, London
    United Kingdom
    Tel.: +44 300 111 1147
  • Location
    An extraordinary oasis minutes from the city. Seminar room has natural light, and windows onto RFSK’s beautiful gardens. High speed unlimited Wi-Fi is available free of charge throughout St Katharine’s.
  • Directions
    Nearest Underground Station:
    Limehouse (DLR line) – next to the hotel
    St Katharine’s is easily accessible via the excellent public transport routes which service London.
    St Katharine’s is situated at Limehouse Station on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), which runs directly to Bank and Tower Gateway stations (5 minutes) where the London Underground can be joined.
    For more details on direction by bus, taxi and car or arriving from London’s airports (Heathrow Airport – LHR [32km), City Airport – LCY [8 km], Gatwick Airport – LGW [71 km]) visit:
  • Note: To avoid any confusion – these venue details are provided for purpose of planning and providing information of where the seminar will be held. By no means is there any endorsement implied from The Royal Foundation of St Katharine for this seminar.

FAQ – Frequently Ask Questions

  • Do I need identify myself at the first day during registration and is there an age limit for the event?
    Please do bring a form of identification, e.g. drivers license, ID card, passport
    You must be at least 18 year old to attend this seminar.
  • How do I get to the event and what about parking?
    Please read the seminar venue details above about how to get to The Royal Foundation of St Katharine.
    There is a car park available at RFSK, however do call the hotel to make sure there are available spots during the seminar (contact details of RFSK are listed in the seminar venue details above
  • What shall I bring to the event and what not?
    We would advise you to leave your work laptop at home. Mobile phones are allowed, but we ask seminar participants to mute them while the seminar is in session.
  • How can I contact the organizers if I have questions?
    You may contact Carpe Momentum Advisory any time with questions on the Aware Leadership seminar under
  • Is my registration / my ticket transferable?
    Please refer to the terms and conditions listed below.
  • Can I update my registration information?
    Yes you may.
  • Do I need to bring the printed ticket?
    Yes, please to bring the printed ticket and a form of identification.
  • What are the refund conditions?
    Please refer to the terms and conditions listed below.
  • The name on the registration / ticket does not match the name of the participant . Is this a problem?
    You can update your registration information. Please do make sure your name is written correctly. If you have any issues, please contact us at

 Seminar Terms and Conditions / Refund Policy

  1. Fees are in inclusive of seminar materials, arrival mini-breakfast, afternoon tea and hot buffet lunch.
    Accomodations (in case required) are not included!
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  3. Cancellation / Substitution: Provided the total fee has been paid, substitutions at no extra charge up to 14 days before the seminar are allowed. Substitutions between 14 days and the date of the seminar will be allowed subject to an administration fee of equal to 10% of the total fee that is to be transferred. Otherwise all bookings carry a 50% cancellation liability immediately after the ticket has been issued (as defined above). Cancellations must be received in writing by mail or fax six (6) weeks before the seminar is to be held in order to obtain a full credit for any future Carpe Momentum seminar. Thereafter, the full seminar fee is payable and is non-refundable. The service charge is completely non-refundable and non-creditable. Any fees / service charges incurred by Paypal payments are also completely non-refundable and non-creditable. Payment terms are five days and payment must be made prior to the start of the seminar. Non-payment or non-attendance does not constitute cancellation. By ordering the tickets for the seminar via Exbrite, the client agrees that in case of dispute or cancellation of this contract that Carpe Momentum Advisory will not be able to mitigate its losses for any less than 50% of the total contract value. If, for any reason, Carpe Momentum Advisory decides to cancel or postpone this seminar, Carpe Momentum is not responsible for covering airfare, hotel, or other travel costs incurred by clients. The seminar fee will not be refunded, but can be credited to a future seminar. Seminar content adjustments are subject to change without notice.
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