[Conference] Peter M. Senge

Thursday 7 April 2022 at 11am on the Lille campus

Registration is free but compulsory!


IÉSEG School of Management and the Université Catholique de Lille have the pleasure to invite Peter M. Senge, for a conference (in English). Peter Senge will share how his views on systems thinking, systems awareness and cultivating the collective intelligence to help companies and other key contemporary institutions like education address profound challenges such as the environmental crisis and inequality

Peter M. Senge is the author of ‘The Fifth Discipline’, one of the most important books in management and leadership.

He is the founding chair of SoL (Society of Organizational Learning), a global network of organizations, researchers, and consultants dedicated to the “interdependent development of people and their institutions”, Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management MIT, and cofounder of the Academy for Systemic Change, which seeks to accelerate the growth of the field of systemic change worldwide. His work centers on promoting shared understanding of complex issues and shared leadership for healthier human systems. This involves major cross-sector projects focused on global food systems, climate change, regenerative economies, and the future of education.

About our speaker:

  • Peter Senge – J-WEL (World Education Lab) and Sloan School of Management, MIT. Peter Senge has been at the forefront of organizational learning, leadership development and systems change since his classic text “The Fifth Discipline” in 1990 and has been involved in founding organizations and networks to advance theory, method and practice like the Society for Organizational Learning (SoL), the Academy for Systems Change, and the new Center for Systems Awareness. His work centers on promoting shared understanding of complex issues and shared leadership for healthier human systems and includes major initiatives focused on global food systems, climate change and the future of education. “The Fifth Discipline” (over two million copies sold) was recognized by the Financial Times as one of five “most important” management books and by Harvard Business Review as establishing the learning organization as “one of the seminal ideas of the last 75 years.” He is also co-author of three related fieldbooks, Presence and The Necessary Revolution. The Journal of Business Strategy named him one of the 24 people who had the greatest influence on business strategy in the 20th century and the Schwab Foundation a Global Thought Leader for Social Innovation in 2019.
  • A lunch will be offered after the talk


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