November 7-9, 2012 | New York City, NY

2012 Learning and Leadership Development Conference

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The New Lifecycle of Learning & Leadership Development: Creating the 21st Century
Knowledge Leaders and Workforce

The New Leadership Development Lifecycle is a Continuous and Collaborative Process that Drives Business Outcomes

Life Moves Fast. Business Moves Faster.

The blueprint for creating 21st Century leaders and knowledge workers has rapidly changed, and the strategies and tools that worked just a couple of years ago are no longer as effective.  Leadership as we know it is changing. Successful CEOs are no longer the lone Captains in charge of navigating the ship alone; they must collaborate with other areas of the organization to insure the success of the business and new ventures. This new leadership model requires new competencies that include the ability to share knowledge, power, credit, and be willing to take risks.  The ability to drive collaboration has never been more crucial to the success and sustainability of the organization, as it is fundamental to driving innovation, performance, bottom line growth, and in creating employee engagement throughout the workforce.

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DeLisa Alexander, EVP and Chief People Officer at Red Hat speaks about her collaborative culture at the 2011 Learning and Leadership Development Conference.

Workforce Knowledge Transfer is at the Heart of all Effective Learning & Leadership Development Initiatives

Collaboration is the Cornerstone in Creating a True Culture Change

Strategies that focus on knowledge transfer and improving business outcomes must now be central to learning goals, and the virtual and social technologies that facilitate this new culture are becoming the backbone of high-performing companies. 

These collaborative processes are now able to leverage the knowledge of individuals, groups, and the collective workforce towards while creating a critical new resource for the organization.  In addition, the infrastructure that facilitates collaborative is also the foundation for generating innovation, but even more important it allows for almost perfect alignment with business goals.

New Learning and Leadership Development Models Create Perfect Alignment to Business Goals

To help your organization achieve real business alignment and true measurable results that affect growth and financial outcomes, this event will showcase leading organizations that excel in the execution of new learning and leadership development ideas, strategies and tools. These leading case studies and expert practitioners will demonstrate how they directly affected the growth of their organizations and transformed their cultures into an engaged, high-performing workforce.

Why You Need This Conference:

As the only learning and leadership development event, we will fully examine the new process of organizational learning and leadership building, and how to align leaders with a ready workforce with the strategies that build innovation, financial growth and develop new business solutions.

  • Learn how to connect learning and executive development with business outcomes and employee performance
  • Understand the new learning lifecycle - how to keep the knowledge transfer process fresh and effective for the long-term
  • See the new, collaborative, on-the-job approaches that allow you to identify and accelerate development of high potentials
  • Get the newest thinking on how women add the strategic edge in balancing boardroom mentality
  • Understand how these new perspectives affect the businesses, and how women in senior executive positions can improve critical decisions, corporate positioning and organizational messaging
  • Learn first-hand how collaborative leadership models can change your culture and drive innovation
  • Discover the inside story from leading practitioners about the learning and development tools and programs they consider to be “go-to” resources
  • Uncover the newest strategies in how succession planning drives leadership development initiatives
  • Demystify social technology - understand the critical issues involved with implementing, structuring, and sustaining this collaborative platform
  • Learn the newest trends and directions in learning and executive development and understand how the current technology shifts affect the performance, competitiveness and the business outcomes of your organization


Preliminary Titles Include:

  • Why Every Organization Needs to Infuse Collaboration into Leadership Strategy

  • The Virtual Learning Community: Using Social Media to Create Pockets of Collaboration, Innovation, and Real-Time Learning in the Organization

  • Leaders Developing Leaders 2.0: Best Practices and Lessons Learned for Encouraging Executive Mentorship

  • The New Learning Lifecycle: How the Culture of Ongoing Learning Impacts the Future of Learning, Talent Development and the New Role of the CLO – Panel Discussion

  • Applying “Real Life” to Leadership Development – Programs that Develop New Skills In Solving Pressing Business Issues

  • The New ROI Challenge: Demonstrating Measurable Results from Social and Informal Learning While Linking to Business Performance

  • Collaborative Learning: Driving Tangible Business Results, Performance, Engagement and Innovation

  • Helping Managers Meet the Challenges, Needs and Development of High Potentials

  • Developing Champions for Your Projects: Getting Leadership Buy-In to Create Real Results

  • Succession Planning in an Unpredictable Market

  • The Future of LMS: New Learning and Development Technologies That Help Align to Business Goals

  • Refining Hi-Po Selection Criteria and Increasing Bench Strength: Identifying, Supporting and Mentoring High Potentials and Next Generation Leaders

Join the HCI Learning and Leadership Development event and learn how what it takes to develop leaders that understand business, global and people challenges. Understand how learning propels your organization forward through collaboration and the new learning technologies that engage employees and drive innovation. Discover how to develop communities of sharing and learning that foster high performing cultures.

Register now, to get our best early bird pricing and reserve your seat. Please contact Shane Lennon at 866.538.1909 x1904 or For inquires about presenting at this exciting conference, please contact Shane York at  Yes, there are two different people named Shane.


Earn Credits Towards Leading Industry Certifications — With Live or Virtual Attendance!

This conference has been approved for 8.25 General and 2.25 Strategic recertification credit hours and this workshop for 4 General hours and this workshop for 4 General hours toward aPHR™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™, and SPHRi™ recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
The use of this seal is not an endorsement by HR Certification Institute of the quality of the program, it means that this program has met the criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

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