HRPS Webcast –
Using Executive Development Strategically
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Much of what is done under the name of Executive Development is not tied directly to the CEO's strategic agenda or aimed at developing the capabilities needed to address marketplace challenges. Discuss with an expert what executive development really is and learn how to use it in a strategic way. Focus on the keys to creating successful strategic executive development programs and learn about leading practices from the organizations who rate themselves exceptionally high in this critical area.
About your Webcast Leader:
Jim Bolt is founder of Bolt Consulting, where he creates custom-designed development experiences that build the capabilities needed to achieve an organization's strategic objectives. He is co-founder of FrED, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of leadership in the world through innovation in leadership/executive development, and is founder and former chairman of Executive Development Associates (EDA), a leader in executive/leadership development consulting. Jim's Harvard Business Review article, "Tailor Executive Development to Strategy”, introduced the concept of using executive development to execute business strategy. He is the author of Executive Development: Strategy for Corporate Competitiveness; The Future of Executive Development; and Strategic Executive Development: The Five Essential Investments. Jim was selected by the Financial Times as one of the top experts in executive/leadership development. He has been an online columnist for Fast Company, and is editor of the 2007 Pfeiffer Leadership Development Annual.