Compassionate Leader Course

More than ever before, mid-level and executive leaders are being looked to for compassion and understanding. Are you ready?

Learn to be a leader in this new era

Where Emotional and Social Intelligence are the most important trades.


At the core of any organization are
people – unpredictable, diverse,
and complex. The foundation for
leadership must begin with a deep
understanding of how to support


Examine your leadership skills, and
critically think about the
components that nourish healthy
teams and culture.


The curriculum offers context for
Play-based experiences to
generate optimal creativity,
empathy, and compassion in a
commercial environment.

Taught in The Global Executive Master of Science Program in Strategic Design and Management at The New School.

Gain the empathy and vulnerability to wholeheartedly lead, and acquire the tools to develop a culture of authenticity and connection.


Roger Manix is at the forefront of designing transformational experiences rooted in Play-based learning around the world. His teachings develop stronger collaboration, inspire innovation, and create belonging through Play.


The course guides leaders through behavior designed games filtered via the lens of organizational development, supported by readings, assignments and discussions to maximize learning. Collaborative coaching serves as a foundation to support personal and professional development throughout the course.

Learner-Centric Teaching

Reinforced Learning

One-On-One Coaching

Rooted In Pragmatism

Measurable Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Identify roadblocks your teams are facing, and develop the resources that empower change

Learn how to manage team dynamics and dysfunctions with empathy and vulnerability

Effectively oversee projects from idea to execution by incorporating play-based learning

Gain access to facilitation tools and materials to help apply what you’ve learned