2016 Learning and Leadership Development Conference

Diamond

 Learning and Leadership is important to your organization particularly with regards to developing, preparing, and retaining your employees. American Public University understands. With more than 100 accredited degree and certificate programs to choose from, the tools for successful professional development and retention are at your fingertips. APU's monthly course starts and flexible online format allow employees to easily balance personal and professional commitments while having access to quality education. At $750 and $975 per three credit undergraduate and graduate course, corporate tuition benefit dollars go further with each employee. Find out today why more than 100,000 students around the world choose APU. Visit us at www.StudyAtAPU.com/Solutions or call (877) 777-9081. American Public University. Respected. Affordable. Online.

The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) is a top-ranked, global provider of leadership development. By leveraging the power of leadership to drive results that matter most to clients, CCL transforms individual leaders, teams, organizations and society. Our array of cutting-edge solutions is steeped in extensive research and experience gained from working with hundreds of thousands of leaders at all levels. Ranked among the world's Top 10 providers of executive education by Bloomberg BusinessWeek and the Financial Times, CCL has offices in Greensboro, NC; Colorado Springs, CO; San Diego, CA; Brussels, Belgium; Moscow, Russia; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Johannesburg, South Africa; Singapore; New Delhi-NCR, India; and Shanghai, China.

Degreed is an award-winning learning platform built for the way today’s workers really build skills and grow their careers. We make it easy for you to integrate, curate and personalize all your learning and development. So everyone in your organization can discover it, share it and track it. However and wherever they learn. Visit get.degreed.com/business.

 

 

Grovo is reinventing learning for today’s workforce. The next-generation learning solution combines technology, content, and hands-on advisory support to deliver a better way to learn at work. The company’s approach is microlearning - short, focused bursts of learning designed for 21st century brains.

Grovo’s mission is to empower people and organizations to do their best work through effective learning. When learning is done right - when it’s engaging, intuitive, and available at the point of need - the effects are transformational for everyone. When engaging people is at the heart of employee development, learning boosts performance, attracts talent, and creates job love.

Harvard Business Publishing Corporate Learning partners with clients to create world-class leadership development solutions for managers at all levels. Our team leverages the management insight, thought leadership, and expertise of Harvard Business School faculty and authors from Harvard Business Review to create tailored leadership development solutions. With more than 20 years of practical experience, our innovative, technology-enabled solutions drive meaningful and lasting business results. Our solutions include the award winning Leadership Direct, our virtual classroom program; Harvard ManageMentor, our on-line learning and performance support platform; Breakthrough Leadership, our blended leadership development solution for midlevel managers, New Leader, our blended cohort-based program for developing new managers; and LeadingEdge, the premier source for on-demand digital content. Corporate Learning is a market group within Harvard Business Publishing. Based in Boston, Massachusetts with offices in Asia, Australia, Europe, and India, Harvard Business Publishing is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harvard University and is an affiliate of Harvard Business School. www.harvardbusiness.org

IESE Business School is consistently ranked among the world’s leading business schools. With campuses in Europe, New York City and Sao Paulo, IESE seeks to develop business leaders with a global mindset and a general management approach to make a positive impact on society. A leader in executive education since 1958, IESE has formed close relationships with firms throughout the world. IESE’s New York Center has a full range of executive education programs built around rigorous research. Designed to address the high demands of an ever‐changing business world, our programs help business leaders identify new opportunities all over the world.

Integrity Solutions

Integrity Solutions helps organizations align attitudes and beliefs around a customer-focused strategy so they can increase sales productivity, strengthen customer relationships, increase employee engagement, improve communication and listening skills, and retain the best talent. For more than 40 years, our values- and ethics-based approach to sales and service has been the competitive advantage for leading organizations around the world. Unlike traditional training, our solutions incorporate structured follow-up that builds accountability and creates sustained behavior change. Along with integrated coaching that engages managers and principles-based content that’s easily applied with all experience levels, our unique learning process improves attitudes and achievement drive, not just skills. Visit us online to learn more: www.integritysolutions.com

Interaction Associates is a 45-year innovator helping global organizations practice conscious collaboration and achieve excellence in a new measure of ROI — Return on Involvement — where employees go “beyond engagement” to share responsibility for business results. We develop  leaders at all levels and focus on building proficiency in collaboration, strategic thinking, and  self-awareness. With offices in Boston and San Francisco, our services include organization-wide consulting and learning solutions. For more info: www.interactionassociates.com

Formed in 1995, the International Coach Federation is the leading global organization for coaches, with over 22,000 members in more than 100 countries worldwide. ICF is dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high ethical standards, providing independent certification, and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches. Coaching is a distinct service and differs greatly from therapy, consulting, mentoring, or training. ICF defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. For more information, please visit our website at www.coachfederation.org.

 

Lee Hecht Harrison helps companies simplify the complexity associated with transforming their leadership and workforce so they can accelerate results, with less risk. We do this by helping their employees navigate change, become better leaders, develop better careers, and transition into new jobs. As the world’s leading integrated Talent Development and Transition company, we have the local expertise, global infrastructure, and industry leading technology and analytics to provide insights and develop tailored solutions to critical talent and workforce initiatives, and execute them quickly and consistently, reducing brand and operational risk. 

For over 30 years, Management Research Group® (MRG) has been trusted by thousands of practitioners supporting individual and organizational development in more than 40 countries around the world. Our suite of assessment instruments are each uniquely designed to facilitate breakthrough self-awareness and spark in-depth growth and development. MRG assessments support transformation throughout an organization by revealing untapped sources of energy, insights and ability and giving individuals a sense that they are valued, respected and encouraged to engage in their own evolution.

MRG offers powerful assessments that span leadership and motivation as well as sales and customer service with a focus on personal development. Each instrument features our unique semi-ipsative questionnaire design, robust psychometric properties, objectively and independently norm-referenced measures, and the foundation of over 30 years of research.

We are headquartered in Portland, Maine and operate our European office from Dublin, Ireland.

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A leading publisher of scientifically validated assessments for more than 30 years, MHS serves clients in corporate, educational, clinical, public safety, government, and research settings. MHS has grown to become an international company with products sold in more than 75 countries and translated into over 50 languages. With offices in North America and partners around the world, MHS is dedicated to strong product growth, an optimal user experience, and creating digitally and globally driven products. 

Right Management® is the global career and talent development expert within ManpowerGroup®. We help organizations become more agile, attractive and innovative by creating a culture of career management and learning that nurtures future talent, motivates and engages people, and provides individuals with opportunities to increase their value throughout their careers. We improve time to value through our expertise in organizational effectiveness, career management and individual development.

 

Udemy for Business is the fastest-growing online platform for on-demand learning. Built for businesses striving to stay at the forefront of innovation, Udemy for Business is specifically designed to offer relevant, just-in-time skills training anytime, anywhere. The Udemy for Business solution curates cutting-edge, high-quality courses taught by industry-leading experts and provides teams with intuitive tools to securely create and distribute their own proprietary content. Global brands like Century 21, Lyft, General Mills, and Instacart  rely on Udemy for Business to train their workforce and excel in the skills-driven economy

Enterprise Learning works with organizations to create and deliver learning strategies that translate into real, measurable business results and that are aimed at developing employees’ abilities in the most fundamental and critical areas of business relationship management. We define “relationship management” as any of the behaviors or competencies required for effective negotiation, communication, coaching, managing change, and influence.

At Wharton Executive Education, we partner with you as a catalyst for organizational change. We bring you direct access to: Wharton’s world-renowned faculty, a Program Design Team of more than 20 professionals, expertise in more than 15 major industries, an extensive global network of educational and industry partners, and game-changing business ideas with immediate impact. For more information: www.execed.wharton.upenn.edu

Platinum

 

BlessingWhite was founded in 1973 with the mission of helping organizations and individuals develop more productive working relationships.  We believe individuals come to work wanting to do their best, contribute at a high level and find fulfillment.  Through research and hands-on consulting experience, BlessingWhite has developed proven engagement and leadership content focused on helping employees achieve higher levels of individual contribution and greater workplace satisfaction.

BlessingWhite provides consulting, processes, tools and training to:

  • Engage employees at all levels to commit, deliver and thrive
  • Create high-performance cultures that drive bottom-line results and reinforce organizational mission and values
  • Develop inspiring leaders at all levels
  • Align employee talents with organizational strategy

In October 2012, BlessingWhite became a division of GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) a global performance improvement solutions.

Access our research today:  www.blessingwhite.com/research

CrossKnowledge is answering the call for a more engaging learning solution that delivers the precise skills individuals need and meaningful, measurable results organizations demand. We customize a complete digital learning solution that integrates with your existing content and technology, all implemented at speed. Our solution is delivered to any environment or device, the way people learn best. We are a trusted partner because of our commitment to transparency and accountability — setting goals at the beginning of a project so we can measure results and be held accountable. CrossKnowledge’s forward-looking approach adapts to the velocity of change, transforming your people and organization to drive business success. CrossKnowledge’s learning solution is complete — bringing together our cutting-edge technology and world-class content into a blended environment. Only CrossKnowledge has the experience, agility, and foresight to help you build an innovative and more effective learning solution. CrossKnowledge, a Wiley brand, serves over 10 million users in 130 countries.

Fierce is a global leadership development and training company that transforms the way companies communicate and connect with their employees and their customers. We partner with our clients to build conversational skills that result in high levels of candor, engagement, innovation, cross-boundary collaboration, and accountability at all levels within the organization.

 

Harvard Business School Executive Education, a division of Harvard Business School, is located on a 40-acre campus in Boston, Massachusetts. In fiscal year 2015, HBS faculty developed and delivered 73 open-enrollment Executive Education programs and more than 50 custom clients for leading organizations worldwide. More than 10,000 business executives attended programs held on campus in Boston as well as classrooms in Mumbai, and Shanghai. HBS faculty continue to develop groundbreaking research, forge powerful alliances with global organizations, and fulfill the mission of educating leaders who shape the practice of business and innovation. Learn more at www.exed.hbs.edu.

MIT Sloan Executive Education non-degree executive programs are led by senior MIT Sloan faculty and provide business professionals from around the world with a targeted and flexible means to advance their career development goals and position their organizations for future growth. Our cutting-edge leadership training includes more than 40 short courses, executive certificates, online courses, custom programs for organizations, and our flagship program, the five-week Advanced Management Program.

 

Oliver Wight is the leading business improvement and workplace education specialist that empowers companies and its people to lead and sustain change on their journey to business excellence and outstanding business performance. The largest worldwide consultancy of its type, Oliver Wight has offices throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

Oliver Wight delivers public and private education, eLearning, and facilitated workshops to instruct and prepare companies for process improvement and business transformation.  Employees benefit through access to practical industry best practices, and companies benefit by empowering its people to professionally develop their skills and knowledge base.

Wiley’s Workplace Learning Solutions Group creates products and services to help people become more effective in the workplace and achieve professional success throughout their career. Our highly respected, global brands include Everything DiSC®, The Leadership Challenge® by best-selling authors Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, and now, The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ by best-selling author Patrick Lencioni. 

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Abilitie, the new brand for Enspire's leadership development group, was launched in 2015 due to the rapid adoption of our leadership simulations. Last year, our simulations impacted thousands of participants in over 100 organizations globally. For the past 15 years we have partnered with our clients to incorporate our award-winning simulations into their leadership development programs to provide a realistic and engaging opportunity for participants to test their leadership skills. Using competitive, team-based gameplay, Abilitie's business simulations engage high-potential frontline managers, directors, and executives in active, self-reflective learning. Our simulations focus on a range of managerial competencies such as team management, cross-functional collaboration, and financial acumen for non-financial managers and typically run for 1-2 days.

Many wonder if they have what it takes to achieve their dreams and get the results they’ve always wanted. We understand how hard it is to lead a team, a business, or even your own life. That’s why after four decades of research, we have identified the 12 things great leaders and high achievers do to accomplish extraordinary results! Leaders, managers, and employees have finally found something they can use to create sustainable success.

Regardless of your current situation, Becoming Your Best provides solutions to meet your needs. Explore our programs and products to find the service or tool that is right for you.

Learn more at BecomingYourBest.com      

        

 

Bluepoint Leadership delivers some of the finest leadership development and coach training in the world. We work with organizations of all shapes and sizes, at all levels, to build better leaders—leaders who will have an impact today and build a talent pipeline for tomorrow. Bluepoint-trained leaders have a distinct competitive advantage. They are highly-skilled coaches, communicators and innovators who see every conversation, every team meeting and every presentation as an opportunity to create extraordinary alignment, engagement and commitment. 

We believe that leadership development should be a career-long endeavor. People at all organizational levels can significantly enhance their leadership effectiveness through the study of advanced leadership concepts, direct feedback, intense learning experiences, accountability-based leadership coaching, and personal reflection. Using a blended learning approach, we educate, train and coach leaders to use their natural talents to dramatically accelerate their personal and professional development.

Our programs include a wide range of onsite and online leadership development workshops, a range of express programs (90 minutes) that can be led by internal leaders, and a fully customized, instructional and graphic design service which allows you to build a program to meet your specific needs.

For more details and complimentary resources visit www.bluepointleadership.com  

Bridge is a modern, fast, efficient learning and engagement platform that gives employees the tools they need to succeed. Developed and supported by Instructure, the technology company that makes smart software that makes people smarter, Bridge was built upon the idea that engaged employees drive company-wide success. Featuring a sleek, modern design, it’s easy to use for administrators, and even easier for employees. Bridge drives employee engagement by measuring and improving employee sentiment, alignment, and knowledge in real time. Because everything is in real time, managers can provide the guidance employees need right away, which creates a feedback-rich culture geared toward success. Bridge also ensures employees know and understand the goals of the company, while delivering a compelling learning experience, which will help employees grow, build expertise, and ultimately contribute to the overall health of a company faster. And, because it’s the 21st century, of course Bridge is mobile, conveniently and easily allowing organizations to get information out to employees—anywhere, on any device that has an internet connection, which saves time. No matter the industry, Bridge is the clear solution for employee engagement. Find out more and visit www.GetBridge.com.

Capsim is a global leader in business simulation technology. Our training programs focus on business acumen, strategic thinking and decision making, team dynamics, collaboration, financial skills, and leadership development. Through the use of a dynamic, hands on business simulation we work with you to create an engaging and business relevant experience for your organization.

Content Raven is a cloud-based enterprise platform that helps companies securely distribute all content types - documents, HTML, videos - to any device, anywhere in the world. Our HTML5 Viewer makes it easy to share content on desktop or mobile, online or offline. We help training leaders enhance the on-boarding, training, and learning experience for their employees, partners, and customers. Find out more at www.contentraven.com

Dale Carnegie helps people from all walks of life become fearless. Whether starting out or stepping up, learning to lead or heading a team, we sharpen their inner voice so they can use it with confidence to get the most out of life and work.

For over 100 years, we’ve helped communities all over the world prosper by improving the personal and financial well-being of the people who live there, and the companies that do business there. Today, we continue to cross borders and generations, showing people how to tap into the best parts of themselves to create positive change.

Global Performance Group works with leaders, sales, and procurement professionals, who need to have more provocative, engaging dialogues with each other, customers, suppliers and partners.

We transform organizations, enabling their people to make better business decisions faster for direct and measurable bottom line results.

Unlike other companies in our space, this transformational approach includes three components:

  • Use of real client content, situations, examples, and roles play;
  • Direct and honest feedback and coaching;
  • Extensive practice to not only learn new skills, but more importantly apply them effectively back on the job. 

As a result, people have the courage and skills to engage in productive internal and external dialogues resulting in higher levels of innovation, engagement and growth.

Insight Experience provides world-class, simulation-based leadership programs that challenge leaders in the context of business. Insight Experience simulations provide the rich context necessary to connect business acumen and interpersonal skills to business results. Our solutions address a variety of business challenges, including:

 

MCG Partners empowers companies to function at their best. 

Through proven strategies and deep experience with start-ups to the Fortune 500 companies and nonprofits, we:

  • Identify unique needs and opportunities of each client
  • Specialize in executive coaching, leadership development, management training, talent analytics, and employee engagement
  • Advise tailored programs for increased productivity, sales and profit
  • Counsel through restructuring, mergers, acquisitions and change

Above all, MCG Partners prides itself on a record of results and lasting relationships. Visit www.mcgpartners.net for testimonials, our services and case studies of our work.

 

Meridian Knowledge Solutions, LLC, is the leading provider of enterprise, web-based learning management software. Meridian’s powerful yet easy-to-use solutions are leveraged by organizations dedicated to building world-class learning enterprises inspired and focused on delivering exceptional results. With over 10 million users worldwide, Meridian offers a flexible, best-of-breed learning management system that gives organizations and users alike a seamless, integrated experience, all while strengthening the bottom line. Meridian’s software is being used by some of the world’s largest, most successful organizations, including Fortune 500 companies and government agencies. Meridian believes learning is first, learning is yours, and learning is without limits. www.meridianks.com

 

NovoEd transforms talent development with online social learning.  Our collaborative learning platform, design services, and content solutions make online training effective and engaging!  We combine the latest in learning science with modern web technologies to engage learners through teamwork, collaboration, mentorship, and continuous feedback. 


 

We build customized learning programs, offer licensed content from world-class partners, and build Corporate MOOCs that can scale to thousands.  Our clients and partners include corporations, training providers, and business schools including Comcast, Deloitte, Acumen, Stanford, Wharton, and Darden.


 

With NovoEd, you can scale the best of classroom-based learning online!

Skyline Group is the leading provider of scalable leadership solutions with a foundation built upon decades of executive coaching with some of the most recognized companies in the world. We are revolutionizing the leadership development industry with our C4X coaching platform. C4X is the only coaching solution that gives you the ability to develop all of your leaders consistently and systematically from onboarding to executive development. C4X combines a flexible technology platform (integrated assessment, content, metrics, and coach management system) with the personalized impact and connection of 1:1 coaching.

Soundview Executive Book Summaries pioneered the concept of outlining the key points and ideas of full-length business books into quick and easy-to-read summaries.

Now, we've taken the concept of Executive Book Summaries and enhanced it with a full complement of multimedia business content to bring you our comprehensive Corporate Solutions Program. With our robust library of content, including business book summaries, SmartTips video series, our Executive Insights video series, live interactive webinars, and our Executive Edge newsletter, a Soundview Corporate Subscription can serve as either the foundation of or a valuable addition to any corporate training and education initiative.

The Vaya Group is a privately held assessment and development organization that has helped Fortune 1000 companies identify, develop, assess and sustain the talent needed to get where they want to go.  For 20 years, our business has been helping our clients make better-informed people decisions.

Through our approach to Talent Management, We:

  • Help organizations uncover and quantify “what great looks like”
  • Build and deploy assessment tools capable of identifying talent strengths and gaps
  • Assist companies to identify and develop their high potential future leaders
  • Accelerate talent development through a personalized and purposeful approach
  • Provide busy managers with the tools they need to pull-through talent development
  • Measure the impact of our work on the organization’s bottom line

Our success is largely due to being able to apply science and metrics to the art of talent management.  We recognize one-size does not fit all.  So, we integrate our expertise into your existing framework and culture to develop solutions in collaboration.