The HR’s Journey to the C-Suite – Becoming an Enterprise Leader Program.
Partner companies may send 4 participants.
Partner business schools may send 1 participant
We live in a world that is in a permanent state of uncertainty and turbulence. Business leadership success is founded on having the right asset, product, financial and human capital strategy. The Board and CEO look to the top HR team to provide expertise, leadership and guidance on how best to position and re-position the human capital strategy, in order to cope with these ever-changing economic, technological and political circumstances. For those in HR who aspire to be a part of their organizations’ leadership team, learning how to adapt and thrive in this environment is essential for success. Whether you are a senior specialist or HR generalist, understanding and acquiring the skillsets and mindset of an enterprise leader are essential in order to be effective at the highest organization level. This program explores what it takes to progress to an enterprise leadership role and to have a real voice in both the C-Suite and the Boardroom.
- Participants in this program will:
- Develop a clear understanding of what it takes for HR to be valued in the C-suite
- Describe the elements of an effective Human Capital Strategy
- Examine their company’s strategy to identify strengths & opportunity areas
- Identify critical partnerships at the enterprise level
- Explore the core focus areas of the HR Leadership agenda, including
-Leading Organization Change
-Stewarding Company’s Culture
-Business Leader & owner of the Human Capital Agenda
-Employment Brand Builder
-HR Business Solutions Provider
- Discuss the HR Key strengths and how to leverage the various HR skill sets
Who Should Attend
This program would be especially beneficial to senior HR practitioners who are currently part of, or who aspire to be part of, their company’s leadership team. It is ideally suited for senior HR Business Partners, Learning, Development, Talent, Strategic Staffing and Employee Rewards specialists, who are one or two levels from the most senior HR role in their respective organization.
ICEDR partner companies may send 4 participants. ICEDR academic partners may send 1 participant.
Senior Fellow, ICEDR
Mykel Ziolo is the former Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Hess Corporation, a global energy company based in New York City. He was also a member of the Hess Leadership Team, reporting to the Chief Executive Officer.
Mykel has lived and worked in Europe, South America, West Africa, Asia, Australia, the United States and Canada over a 30-year career in Human Resources. He has worked in the Education, Community Development, Raw Materials, Oil & Gas, Retail and Power Generation sectors.
He joined Hess in January 2002 as Global Head and Vice President, Human Resources – Worldwide Exploration & Production and was promoted to his latest position in 2009.
Before to joining Hess, he spent two years as Global Director of Human Resources for InterGen, a developer of power plants around the world.
Prior to that, he spent 15 years with BHP Billiton, the largest natural resources company in the world, where he held increasingly responsible leadership positions in employee relations, strategic staffing, organization development, international practices and compensation and benefits. He served as Vice President, Human Resources for the company’s copper business in South America and its Petroleum unit in Europe, Russia, Africa, the Middle East and West Asia.
Mykel is recognized as a central, strategic partner to both the Board and CEO.
He is seen as having the ability to both create vision and execute to delivery. Trust, integrity and a strong team player, are all qualities universally recognized as part of his DNA. He has the ability to ask the tough questions and is known for his constructive candor. He is an independent thinker, with a deep understanding of the business, always prepared to take a stance for what’s best for the Corporation.
Mykel holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics from Melbourne University and post-graduate degrees in Education from Monash University and Business from Sturt University.
Founder & President, ICEDR
Senior Lecturer in Organizational Effectiveness, MIT Sloan School
Douglas A. Ready is a Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is Founder and President of the International Consortium for Executive Development Research (ICEDR), which develops senior level and next generation HR executives at leading global companies. Doug also served as Visiting Professor of Organizational Behavior at London Business School. Doug is an active consultant, helping CEOs, top teams, and senior executives develop organizational and leadership resources, and HR development practices, to sustain global competitiveness. He has recently worked with the top teams at Hess, HSBC, RBC, and PwC, helping them build the leadership and organizational capabilities for their newly reconfigured firms.
Doug is considered one of the world’s leading authorities on strategic talent management and executive development. He has authored a number of highly popular Harvard Business Review and MIT Sloan Management Review articles, including: “Developing The Next Generation of Enterprise Leaders,” “Building a Game-Changing Talent Strategy,” “The Power of Collective Ambition,” “Are You a High Potential?” “Winning the Race for Talent in Emerging Markets,” “Enabling Bold Visions,” “Make Your Company a Talent Factory,” “How to Grow Great Leaders,” and “Leading at the Enterprise Level.” In 2013 and 2015, he was named to the Thinkers50 list, the premier global ranking of management thinkers.