Creating a Digital Fitness Talent Strategy: Building the Workforce of the Future Today


Mar 14, 2019

New York City, USA
Creating a Digital Fitness Talent Strategy: Building the Workforce of the Future Today is hosted by PwC.

Leaders are racing to unlock the value of data, tech-enable business processes, and create better, more digitally-enhanced experiences for customers and employees. They are working to disrupt their own businesses before somebody else does. This cannot be done without substantial investment in talent. Executives know they can’t hire their way out of the need for upskilled employees. Employees are focused on organizations that will invest in their development and help secure their future.

This program will provide participants with insights on workforce and diversity strategies for a digital, data driven economy. Leaders from PwC will share insights from their own firm experience, along with executives from other organizations.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will obtain insights on topics including:
  • Learning and Development strategies for building digital fitness with specific examples of apps, learning assets and development programs
  • Driving digital upskilling and innovation at scale, using crowdsourcing, innovative platforms, new roles, and change and communications strategies
  • Applications of people analytics to drive strategy, continuous improvement and the employee experience
  • Building a growth mindset culture and lifelong learning
  • Building inclusive leadership and insights from the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion initiative

Who Should Attend

This program is intended for:

- Human resources and diversity and inclusion specialists
- Senior executives who are committed to building a digitally fit workforce
- Professionals in line roles who are responsible for building and retraining technical talent

ICEDR partner companies may send 4 colleagues. ICEDR academic partners may send 1 colleague.




Mike Fenlon

Chief People Officer, PwC

Doug Ready

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




March 14, 2018

8:30-9:00 Registration and Coffee

9:00-9:15 Welcome and Introduction
- Mike Fenlon, Chief People Officer, PwC
- Doug Ready, Founder & President, ICEDR & Senior Lecturer in Organizational Effectiveness, MIT Sloan School of Management

9:15-10:30 Learning & Development Strategies for Building Digital Fitness – PwC’s Digital Academy
- PwC colleagues

10:30-10:45 Break

10:45-12:15 How to Digitally Upskill the Talent Your Organization Needs to Retain
-PwC colleagues who have experienced digital upskilling

12:15-1:15 Lunch

1:15-2:15 Multi-Company Panel on Innovations in Digital Upskilling
-ICEDR Partner Panel

2:15-2:30 Break

2:30-4:00 How to Create Inclusiveness in the Tech Space
-PwC colleagues

4:00 Summary and Close

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Advance Prep



Travel Information
This program will take place at PwC’s New York City office at 300 Madison Avenue, New York, NY. The program will run from 9:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Please plan to arrive no later than 9:15 a.m. to pick up your materials.

300 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10017
Please bring your ID with you as you will need this to enter the building.

Each participant is responsible for making his/her own hotel reservations. We suggest the following hotels:
Renaissance Hotel - Times Square
714 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY 10036

Marriot Marquis Hotel
1535 Broadway
New York, NY 10036

The New York Helmsley Hotel
212 East 42nd Street
New York, NY 10017

Business casual clothing is recommended for the program.