From Idea to Platform: Inside the Pro Foundations Course

The ExO Pro Foundations Course empowers professionals to lead transformative change in the fast-paced world of exponential organizations, marking a milestone in OpenExO's mission to shape the future of business and society.

Lisa Pereira
Lisa Pereira

Tailored for professionals across diverse sectors, the ExO Pro Foundations Course is an innovative program that promises to redefine organizational success in the era of exponential growth and disruption.

"In today's fast-paced environment, understanding how to leverage exponential technologies and organizational strategies is not just an advantage; it's a necessity," says Salim Ismail, Co-Founder at OpenExO. "This course represents our commitment to empowering our community with the knowledge and skills needed to lead the charge in creating a better future."

The ExO Pro Foundations Course is a meticulously crafted curriculum designed to equip participants with the insights, strategies, and tools necessary to navigate and thrive in today's dynamic business landscape. Anchored in the principles outlined in "Exponential Organizations 2.0: The New Playbook for 10x Growth and Impact," this course offers a comprehensive exploration of three main professional personas: entrepreneurs seeking to build ExOs, innovators/business owners aiming to transform existing companies, and coaches/consultants facilitating organizational metamorphosis.

Structured into three key sections, the course begins with an awakening session, setting the stage for a transformative journey. Participants then delve into the intricacies of building a new ExO, where each step is elucidated through a series of 12 succinct videos covering essential topics such as selecting a Massive Transformative Purpose (MTP), team composition, breakthrough ideation, and business model formulation. This foundational knowledge is augmented by insights on validation, scaling, culture establishment, and platform creation.

Moreover, the course offers a specialized module on transforming existing companies, elucidating strategies applicable to enterprises of all sizes, including small and medium businesses (SMEs). Drawing from seminal works on innovation theory and the ExO framework, participants gain invaluable insights into navigating the complexities of organizational change and fostering a culture of innovation amidst disruption.

In addition to professional skill-building, the ExO Pro Foundations Course prioritizes personal development, offering a dedicated module on ExO Pro Practices. Here, participants explore strategies for self-mastery and resilience, essential attributes for change agents operating in today's volatile environment.

Central to the course's efficacy are the ExO Tools provided, including presentations and tool slide decks, empowering graduates to apply their newfound knowledge with precision and impact. Graduates of the Pro Foundations Course are also prequalified for advanced Pro certifications, with tailored tracks catering to individual personas and career trajectories.

Looking ahead, OpenExO is committed to expanding its course offerings, with plans underway for follow-up programs catering to diverse interests and career paths. By streamlining pathways for coaching and exploring potential collaborations with industry experts, OpenExO aims to continuously enhance the value proposition for its community members.

Acknowledging the collaborative efforts of individuals such as Jaroslav Dokoupil, Gillian Robb, Anastasia Adamova, Valeria Gutierrez, and Kevin Allen, OpenExO celebrates the launch of the ExO Pro Foundations Course as a milestone in its mission to empower change-makers worldwide.

Enrollment for the ExO Pro Foundations Course is now open, offering a transformative learning experience for proactive professionals committed to shaping the future of business and society. To learn more and secure your spot, visit the OpenExO website today.

Enrollment Now Open

The ExO Pro Foundations Course is now open. To enroll and for more information, please visit our website. Read the Press Release here.

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Lisa’s MTP is leveraging innovation for equity, so all voices are heard. Senior Editor at OpenExO & working on the Exponential Organizations Book series. Worked at SU & Stanford. ASNE Reynolds Fellow.