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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
Corner Office Columnist, The New York Times
Adam Bryant conducts interviews with chief executives for Corner Office, a feature about leadership and management in The New York Times and on NYTimes.com that he started in March 2009. It now appears twice weekly, on Friday and Sunday.
He is the author of “Quick and Nimble; Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation,” which was published in January 2014. His first book, “The Corner Office; Indispensable and Unexpected Lessons from CEOs on How to Lead and Succeed,” which draws out broader insights from his interviews, was a New York Times best-seller.
Adam has had many roles at The Times, including business reporter, deputy business editor, deputy national editor and senior editor for features. He is also a former senior writer and business editor at Newsweek magazine. Adam was the lead editor of a series on the dangers of distracted driving that won a Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.
Chair in Leadership Studies
Claremont McKenna College & Visiting Professor, London Business School
Jay A. Conger is the Henry R. Kravis Research Chair in Leadership Studies at Claremont McKenna College, in California, and a visiting professor at London Business School. He researches leadership, organizational change, boards of directors, and the training and development of leaders and managers.
Conger has authored or coauthored 14 books and more than 100 articles and book chapters. His most recent books include Boardroom Realities (Jossey-Bass, 2009); The Practice of Leadership (Jossey-Bass, 2007), coedited with Ronald E. Riggio; and Growing Your Company’s Leaders (AMACOM, 2004), coauthored with Robert M. Fulmer.
The Center for Creative Leadership has awarded Conger its H. Smith Richardson, Jr., Visiting Fellowship for his research on leadership. In addition, BusinessWeek has named Conger the best business school professor to teach leadership to executives and one of the top five management education teachers worldwide. The Financial Times described him as one of the world’s top educators. As a management educator and consultant, he has worked with more than 300 companies in his 25-year career.
Conger has taught at Harvard Business School, INSEAD, London Business School, McGill University, and the University of Southern California. He received a BA from Dartmouth College, an MBA from the University of Virginia, and a DBA from Harvard Business School.
Hugh L. McColl Distinguished Professor and Area Chair of Organizational Behavior, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
An award-winning researcher and teacher in organizational behavior and leadership, Dave Hofmann is academic director of the Leadership Initiative and chair of the organizational behavior area at UNC Kenan-Flagler. He is the former associate dean of the MBA Program. His research played a key role in the organizational changes instituted at NASA after the Columbia accident through an organizational and safety culture assessment instrument he developed in partnership with Behavioral Science Technologies, Inc. Dave has consulted, conducted applied research and led executive workshops with a variety of organizations, including A.E. Staley Manufacturing Corporation, Aker Gulf Marine, Behavioral Science Technologies, Bell Atlantic, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Carrier Corporation/United Technologies, Citibank, Eli Lilly Corporation, ExxonMobil, Maplehurst Bakeries, Sony-Ericsson, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and U.S. Postal Service.
Founder & President, ICEDR & Senior Lecturer in Organizational Effectiveness, MIT Sloan School
Douglas A. Ready is a professor at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and is the Founder and CEO of the International Consortium for Executive Development Research (ICEDR), a premier global HR talent academy for nearly forty world-class companies and more than twenty-five top-tier business schools. For more than two decades, Doug has been bringing together many of the world’s best companies and business schools to share innovations and excellent practice in talent, leadership and strategic change.
Doug is considered one of the world’s leading authorities on strategic talent management and executive development. He is the author of many highly popular Harvard Business Review articles including “The Power of Collective Ambition,” “The Hallmarks of a Game-Changing Talent Strategy”, “Are You a High Potential?” “Make Your Company a Talent Factory,” “Winning the Race for Talent in Emerging Markets,” and “How to Grow Great Leaders.” He is also the author of several acclaimed MIT Sloan Management Review articles including: “Developing the Next Generation of Enterprise Leaders”, “Enabling Bold Visions,” “Leading at the Enterprise Level,” “How Storytelling Builds Next Generation Leaders,” and “Why Leadership Development Efforts Fail.” His writings have also appeared in the Financial Times, Business Strategy Review, Fortune and The Wall Street Journal. In 2008 he received the highly coveted Marion F. Gislason Award for excellence in the field of leadership and executive development. In addition, Business Horizons recognized Doug as one of the world’s Leadership Gurus. Doug has been named multiple times to Thinkers50, the premier ranking of the world’s top thought leaders.
Doug is an active advisor to CEOs and top executive teams around the world on developing companies’ enterprise leadership teams and implementing strategic and cultural change. He has worked with senior leaders at Hess Oil, RBC Financial Group, HSBC, Four Seasons, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LG Group, Ford Motor Company, Continental AG, Samsung Group, United Technologies and the United States Federal Reserve, among others.
Prior to serving as Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan, Doug taught at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and London Business School. He earned his Masters in Management from Harvard University and the PhD from Cranfield University in the UK.
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.
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