Nov 04, 2014 - Nov 05, 2014
London, United Kingdom
The ICEDR Emerging Talent Leaders Program - Europe is hosted by London Business School
. Sponsor companies may send 4 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 leaders have the strategic thinking skills, action orientation and business acumen required to help your company achieve its objectives? The ICEDR Emerging Talent Leaders Program has been created to help your organization develop these critical capabilities in your next generation talent management professionals.
- Understanding cutting edge practices in talent management
- Creating strategic learning plans that support your company’s competitiveness objectives
- Linking brand, employment brand and your company’s employee value proposition
- Developing globally-minded managers and organizations
- Facilitating change to create next-generation organizations
- Gaining insights into new challenges for rising talent management executives
- Renowned faculty present their most recent thinking 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
- Examine HR executives' evolving roles as competitive strategies, organizational responses, and leadership requirements continue to transform
- Create strategic learning plans that support your company's competitiveness objectives
- Cultivate a peer learning network by engaging with other high potential HR leaders attending the program from leading global corporations
- Understand cutting edge practices in global talent management
- Learn how to facilitate change to create next-generation organizations
Who Should Attend
Sponsor companies may send 4 participants. Partner business schools may send 1 participant.
The ICEDR Emerging Talent Leaders Program 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
- Recently moved into HR from line management roles
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.
Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, London Business School
Julian Birkinshaw is Professor and Chair of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at the London Business School, and the former Dean of Programmes. He has written twelve books, including “Reinventing Management” (described as a “must read for any manager who wants to make their organisation fit for the future") and “Becoming a Better Boss”. He has also published more than 80 papers in such journals as Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, McKinsey Quarterly, Strategic Management Journal and Academy of Management Journal. He has PhD and MBA degrees in Business from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, and a BSc (Hons) from the University of Durham. He was made a Fellow of the British Academy in 2012, and awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Stockholm School of Economics in 2009. Julian was ranked number 39 in the Thinkers 50 list in 2013. Julian’s main area of expertise is in the strategy and management of large multinational corporations, and on such specific issues as corporate entrepreneurship, innovation, subsidiary-headquarters relationship, knowledge management, network organisations, and global customer management. In 2013 he was ranked#39 on the "Thinkers 50” list of the top management thinkers in the world. He is regularly quoted in international media outlets, including CNN, BBC, The Economist, the Wall Street Journal, and The Times. He speaks regularly at business conferences in the UK, Europe, North America and Australia. He is a consultant to many large companies, including Rio Tinto, SAP, ABN AMRO, GSK, ABB, Ericsson, Kone, Exxon, WPP, Bombardier, Sara Lee, HSBC, Akzo Nobel, Roche, Thyssen Krupp, UBS, PWC, Coloplast, BBC Unilever, Tui, Petrofac, and Novo Nordisk. Julian is co-founder with bestselling author Gary Hamel of the Management Innovation Lab (MLab), a unique partnership between academia and business that is seeking to accelerate the evolution of management.
Vice President, Learning and Capability Development, Unilever
Jonathan Donner is the Vice President Learning and Capability Development Unilever PLC, one of the world's leading suppliers of fast moving consumer goods across the Foods and Home & Personal Care categories. His responsibilities include: designing and delivering global senior leadership and talent programmes through Unilever’s “Four Acres” Leadership Centres in London (and more recently Singapore).
Jonathan has held a range of major development roles in significant global businesses, including heading Leadership Development at Philip Morris/Altria, at that time an $80 billion business with 170,000 employees; and later in the same role for Marks and Spencer in the UK. He joined Unilever at the end of 2005 as the Vice President Global Learning, with a focus on leading one of the largest learning outsourcing projects of its kind, later expanding his responsibilities to cover other talent and leadership areas.
Jonathan returned to the UK in 2014 after a year-long assignment in Singapore to establish Unilever’s second, global “Four Acres” Leadership Centre. Four Acres’ offerings and its world-class, state-of-the-art, 55-bedroom campus, is enhancing Unilever’s talent development capabilities in Asia, while creating a truly global (London/Singapore) leadership resource. The site was officially opened on 28 June by the Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong.
Nader T. Tavassoli
Professor of Marketing, London Business School
Nader Tavassoli ( www.nadertavassoli.com
) is Professor of Marketing at London Business School ( www.london.edu
). He received his Ph.D. from Columbia Business School in 1994 and was on the faculty of the MIT Sloan School of Management until 2002. Nader has been non-executive chairman of The Brand Inside “Inspiring brand-led behavioural change” since 2006 ( www.thebrandinside.com
). In 2013, he co-founded Compaso “Learning at the speed of change” ( www.compasolearning.com
). For the past 23 years, Nader has advised and taught executives from internet and high-tech start-ups to over 30 Global Fortune 500 companies. He is a globetrotter and has lived in Australia, England, France, Germany, Spain and the USA.
Tuesday, November 4
8:00-8:45 Continental Breakfast and Registration-E Wing Lounge
8:45-9:00 Welcome and Introduction - Classroom LT7
Sabine Vinck, Associate Dean, Executive Education, London Business School
Anca Suciu, Programme Manager, London Business School
Joanne Hering, Director of Projects, ICEDR
9:00-10:30 Purpose and the Power of Collective Ambition
Doug Ready, Senior Lecturer in Organizational
Effectiveness, MIT Sloan School of Management, Founder
& President, ICEDR
11:00-11:45 Purpose and the Power of Collective Ambition
11:45-12:45 Developing New Leaders for a New World
Jonathan Donner, Vice President Learning and Capability Development, Unilever
12:45-14:00 Luncheon - Garden Room
14:00-15:30 Linking Brand, Employment Brand and Your Company's
Employee Value Proposition
Nader Tavassoli, Professor of Marketing, London Business
16:00-17:00 Linking Brand, Employment Brand and Your Company's
Employee Value Proposition
17:00-18:00 Networking Reception at London Business School - E Wing Lounge
Wednesday, November 5
8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30-10:30 Reinventing Management
Julian Birkinshaw, Professor of Strategic and
International Management, London Business School
11:00-11:30 Reinventing Management
11:30-12:30 The Hallmarks of a Game-Changing Talent Strategy and
Advance Preparation Instructions for ICEDR's Emerging Talent Leaders Program - Europe
Please open this table of contents and download the articles in preparation for the Emerging Talent Leaders Program in London.
What is Your Management Model?
Please read Julian Birkinshaw's article "What is Your Management Model?" in advance of the November 2014 Emerging Talent Leaders Program.
The Program starts at 8:45 on November 4, 2014, and ends at 12:30 on November 5, 2014. On November 4, plan to arrive no later than 8:15, so that you can pick up your materials and have a light breakfast before we start. Paste the London Business School link below into your browser for detailed directions and maps.
London, NW1 4SA
Tel: +44 (0)20 7000 7390
Airports: London Heathrow, which is served by the Heathrow Express to Paddington Station (take the Bakerloo, Circle or Hammersmith and City line to Baker Street). Gatwick and Stansted also have express train services into Victoria and Liverpool Street stations respectively. City Airport is best served by cab services in to the West End. Please refer to the following web links: Heathrow Express (www.heathrowexpress.com), Gatwick Express (www.gatwickexpress.com), Stansted Express (www.stanstedexpress.com. London Business School is a five-minute walk from Baker Street Station, which is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Metropolitan, Circle and Hammersmith & City Lines. For car transport to and from the airport, try RadioTaxis. For cash black taxis call: +44 (0) 20 7272 0272. For cash executive cars or people carriers call: +44 (0) 20 7107 0700. To plan your trip via public transportation, please visit http://www. tfl.gov.uk/ which offers an easy journey planner.
Area Hotels: Please download travel document below to see complete list of local hotels
Participants must make their own hotel reservations. London Business School has an arrangement with some area hotels. Bookings must be made direct with each individual hotel. To secure the preferred corporate rate*, please ensure that you clearly state the London Business School rate when booking. All bookings are subject to availability only, and are bound by the terms and conditions in effect at each hotel. Book early to avoid disappointment!
18 Lodge Road, St Johns Wood London NW8 9JT
Single Room: £142; Double Room: £152
Ph: 0207 722 7722; Web: www.danubiuslondon.co.uk; Email: email@example.com
22 Portman Square London W1H 7BG
Standard Room: £170; Superior Room: £180; Business Room: £199
Ph: 0207 208 6000; Web: www.radissonsas.co.uk; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
222 Marylebone Rd, London NW1 6JQ
Superior Room: £195; Deluxe Room: £225
Ph: 0207 631 8000; Web: www.landmarklondon.co.uk; Email: email@example.com
Comfortable, casual clothing is recommended for the program and the reception.
A continental breakfast buffet and lunch will be served daily near our meeting room at London Business School. On November 4, we will have a reception at London Business School for all participants immediately following the end of the program session. The reception will be informal, fun and important for networking with program faculty and participants. Everyone is strongly encouraged to attend.
Linking Brand, Employment Brand and Your Company’s Employee Value Proposition
Nader Tavassoli, London Business School, discusses Linking Brand, Employment Brand and Your Company’s Employee Value Proposition during this Emerging Talent Leaders Program in London, November 2014.
Building a Game-Changing Organization
Doug Ready discusses Building a Game-Changing Organization during this November 2014 Emerging Talent Leaders Program session.
Purpose and the Power of Collective Ambition
Doug Ready discusses Purpose and the Power of Collective Ambition during this November 2014 Emerging Talent Leaders Session.
Developing New Leaders for a New World
Jonathan Donner discusses Developing New Leaders for a New World during this November 2014 Emerging Talent Leaders Program.
Hallmarks of a Game Changing Talent Strategy
Doug Ready discusses the Hallmarks of a Game Changing Talent Strategy during this November 2014 session of the Emerging Talent Leaders Program in London.
Julian Birkinshaw discusses Reinventing Management during this November 2014 London Emerging Talent Leaders Program.
The is the participant list from the Emerging Talent Leaders Program in London November 2014.