ICEDR Emerging Talent Leaders Program - Americas

May 08, 2014 - May 09, 2014


May 08, 2014 - May 09, 2014

New York, USA
The ICEDR Emerging Talent Leaders Program - Americas is hosted by IESE Business School. Sponsor companies may send 3 participants. Partner business schools may send 1 participant.

Companies have come to believe that the best way to achieve competitive advantage is through leveraging human resources strategically. The key question is: do your organization’s high potential HR professionals have the strategic thinking skills, action orientation and business acumen required to help your company achieve its objectives now and into the future? The ICEDR Emerging Talent Leaders Program—Americas has been created to help your organization develop these critical capabilities in your next generation HR professionals.

Program Topics
- The Five Phase Change Model: Facilitating strategic change to create next-generation organizations
- Leading Cultural Change: Building the cultural and organizational capabilities for making change “stick”
- Quick and Nimble: Lessons from leading CEOs on how to create a culture of innovation
- The Role of the Change Leader
- Creating Game-Changing Talent Strategies: Understanding cutting edge practices in talent management

Learning Process
- Renowned faculty present their most recent thinking and research and lead participant discussions
- Senior corporate HR executives from leading companies present case examples of HR effectiveness
- Facilitated peer discussions and back-home action planning

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how to align HR strategies with the business planning processes
  • Learn about cutting edge practices in global talent management
  • Transfer your insights into tangible action plans for application within your company
  • Cultivate a peer learning network by engaging with other high potential HR leaders from leading global companies
  • Learn about the Five Phase Change Model and how to facilitate strategic change in your company
  • Discover lessons from leading CEOs about how to create a culture of innovation

Who Should Attend

The ICEDR Emerging Talent Leaders Program—Americas is intended for individuals who are, for example:
- A Regional HR head or one or two moves away from the top HR job in their region
- Head of the HR function for a business unit
- Global HR Directors, responsible for a component of the corporate HR operation worldwide
- At a career midpoint, with about 10 years of experience in HR

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Adam Bryant

Corner Office Columnist, The New York Times

Jay Conger

Chair in Leadership Studies
Claremont McKenna College & Visiting Professor, London Business School

Dave Hofmann

Hugh L. McColl Distinguished Professor and Area Chair of Organizational Behavior, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Doug Ready

Founder & President, ICEDR & Senior Lecturer in Organizational Effectiveness, MIT Sloan School

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Creating a Culture of Innovation

Adam Bryant from The New York Times shares his lessons on creating a culture of innovation based on his interviews with CEOs.


HR’s Role in Developing Enterprise Leaders

Doug Ready leads a capstone discussion on HR's role in developing enterprise leaders


Leading Culture Change

Dave Hofmann, Professor at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, discusses his research on leading culture change. He explains how to develop the capability to “enact” culture everyday.


The Enterprise Leader’s Job in Building Game Changing Organizations

Doug Ready discusses the enterprise leader's job in building game changing organizations.


Participant List

This is the final participant list from ICEDR's Emerging Talent Leaders Program - Americas, May 2014


Persuasion: The Leader's Ally in Influence

Jay Conger discusses how effective persuasion can help leaders to exert influence