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Now is the time for an extraordinary community of change agents, innovators and accelerators to energise the necessary revolution in how we grow, trade, market and consume our food. Join this unique programme to value and utilise the potential of like-minded professionals from every corner of our food system. In this senior experiential leadership programme you will be invited to create, leverage and bring together your expertise to rewrite the rules of the game.

Senior leaders in the entire food system, including large food company representatives, policy makers, academia, journalist, foodies and other change agents and innovators, can participate in this fellowship.

Right from the start, you will initiate real system changes within or beyond your organization. After the ROOT, you walk away with:

  • Knowledge that you can contribute to substantial, meaningful change
  • An invaluable network of like-minded change agents, from all corners of the food system
  • Crucial communication skills to bridge the silos within the food system
  • An inspiring transformative story to involve your network, the EIT Food network, selected media and beyond
  • A thorough understanding of our complex food system and drivers for change
  • A strategy for real food system transformation that is already being used
  • Practical tools and ways of working to become a systems changes leader
  • The ability to trigger positive tipping points towards a healthier, more sustainable and more just system
  • Level: Professional education/Senior leadership development

  • Course duration: To be confirmed

  • In person and online

  • Language: English
  • Certificate of completion
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What you learn?

You will learn the following competencies:

  • Food Systems:
    • Develop strategies to address current and future sustainability challenges using systems approaches
    • Design innovative responses to address sustainability challenges in the food system
  • Entrepeneurship:
    • Create opportunities for value creation
    • Mobilise resources to create sustainable value for others
    • Design and implement effective actions to deliver impact
  • Problem Solving:
    • Critically appraise the problem space to analyse the strategic implications of future choices
    • Mobilise effective co-creation methodologies to generate original and sustainable solutions that include relevant voices
  • Critical Thinking:
    • Critically analyse, interpret and report data and information to inform ethical decision making
    • Challenge existing practices and knowledge to develop sustainable alternatives
  • Leadership:
    • Appraise different strategies to deliver a food system innovation
    • Demonstrate leadership towards the implementation of a food system innovation
  • Communication:
    • Devise effective communications methods that support organisational strategies
    • Engage in two-way communication with stakeholders about their concerns
    • Adjust messaging for different audiences

Structure & Modules

To be confirmed

Participation Fees

Price on demand

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