Modular training and simulation for leadership competencies

Through mobile simulations, PL platform provides training of modularized skills for leaders to understand the challenges, set innovative directions, gain stakeholder support, and drive sustained impact

Today’s learners demand engagement, mobility, and tailored experience

That's why we adopted the Learn-Practice-Internalize approach:

via microlearning modules

through simulation games

with personalized feedback

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via microlearning modules to provide flexibility

Following the modular training principles, PL supports various bite-sized mobile learning modules, including videos, quizzes, and more. By doing so, PL ensures flexibility for learners of different learning styles and needs.

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through simulation games to drive engagement

Immersive game-based simulation has been proven to boost learner engagement. PL’s simulations provide hands-on practices of micro-skills in realistic scenarios, creating an engaging and effective learning experience.

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with personalized feedback to increase retention

PL provides extensive cloud-based analytics to assess user performance and to benchmark with others. These analytics and personalized feedback have been shown to facilitate users’ reflection and internalization of learning.

Why Modular Training?

Pragmatic Leadership™ adopts a modular approach that breaks down large leadership topics into micro-behavioral skills that can be acted on. These skills could be learned separately and when combined make up core leadership competencies for real impact.

Contextual Competence

Understand external and internal challenges and make sense of the context

Leader’s challenge: How are results achieved?


  • Understand industry context
  • Decipher organizational culture
  • Align organizational structure with business objectives
  • Translate strategy into tactics
  • Partner with customers
  • Be aware of legal implications
  • Expand networking skills

Ideation Competence

Establish direction and lead from divergent thinking to prototypes

Leader’s challenge: What needs to be accomplished?


  • Ideate for new directions
  • Incubate innovations
  • Synergize diverse teams
  • Pilot prototypes
  • Build a creative culture
  • Practice agile decision-making"
  • Engage in strategic human resource management

Political Competence

Mobilize the support necessary to overcome resistance and get stakeholder buy-ins

Leader’s challenge: Whose support is needed?


  • Map the political terrain
  • Partner to build coalition
  • Influence to get buy-in
  • Justify agenda and establish credibility
  • Overcome resistance
  • Negotiate for support
  • Collaborate across silos

Managerial Competence

Engage, coach, and manage teams to deliver results

Leader’s challenge: How are results achieved?


  • Engage for commitment
  • Coach for development and goal achievement
  • Manage individual and team performance
  • Communicate with impact
  • Resolve and mediate conflict
  • Pivot with agility
  • Conduct project management