In an ever-evolving world, the demands and challenges faced by arts and cultural organizations are rapidly changing. To address these shifts, it is crucial to assess whether we possess the necessary skills and competences to navigate these new scenarios effectively.
This Members Talk is organized in the frame of the ENCATC Research Interest Cluster (RIC) on Cultural Leadership in Transition Tourism. It includes presentations on different topics within the trends and challenges that cultural leaders face today.
With Lotta Lekvall we will explore the landscape facing leaders of organizations in 21st century, between higher degrees of uncertainty, flexibility, and climate change. The insights from the Oxford University Course “Diploma in Organisational Leadership” will lead us in the reflection on the competencies needed to address these new challenges.
How can museums govern the environmental challenge? As sustainability becomes one of the most pressing needs for institutions worldwide, climate activists are singling out these bodies for their protests and the weaknesses in the sector are revealed. What skills, resources and actions need to be put in place? Mara Cerquetti will help us pinpoint them, disentangling an intricate question.
The cultural and creative sectors have campaigned for years for the recognition of their contribution to sustainability. What means have they used to communicate their role in sustainable development, and how can this communication be improved? Under the guidance of Elena Borin, we will examine the most effective skills and tools to make the sector's leadership for sustainability more visible, pushing for recognition for the CCIS.