Using Improv to Navigate Ethical Dilemmas

Learn improvisation techniques that will help you be more creative, agile, adaptable and innovative when confronted with ethical dilemmas.

Date & Time:

Friday, June 14, 2019
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM





Opus College of Business
Schulze Auditorium
1000 LaSalle Ave S., Minneapolis

This low-risk, high-energy workshop will be led by The Second City, well-known for its comedy, but also for its award-winning improv methods which have been successfully applied in many different industries and unique career challenges. Attendees will participate in breakout sessions of approximately 35 people each led by Second City improvisation specialists to tackle industry-specific issues and cases designed by specifically selected industry subject matter experts.

The workshop will end with a live discussion on Second City's Executive Director of Insights and Improvisation Kelly Leonard’s, "Getting to Yes, And" podcast. In Leonard's podcast, he will provide tangible takeaways for attendees to share their learnings with their organizations, cementing the value created in the breakout sessions. His book Yes, And and his podcast "Getting to Yes, And" have gained international recognition and have contributed to his noted authority in the field of applied improvisation and comedy to business.

Breakfast and lunch are included. Please wear comfortable clothing.

This workshop will provide actionable takeaways for improving communication within and across teams to better handle pressures to advance ethical and risk-based organizational and business practices and cultures. We are confident that this will be an impactful program for our community, along with the industries and individuals in attendance.

This event is sponsored by the Opus College of Business Center for Ethics in Practice, Veritas Institute and Risk Leadership programs and the St. Thomas School of Law Organizational Ethics and Compliance program.

Please register as soon as possible. The event is limited to 175 participants.

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.