Rapid implementation of learning and best practices to successfully impact performance
Lessons learned regarding how to manage a year-long, multi-faceted leadership development program
American Heart Association has created a year-long leadership development program targeted at the Executive Director role, which is a pivotal role at AHA. LEAD was designed to accomplish the following goals for the organization around development and advancement of top talent, foster and support the culture of learning and to accelerate the performance across the organization. By improving the performance of these Executive Directors, we improve strategic execution and the likelihood of strategic success. LEAD is an action and blended learning experience drawing on a highly customized design including senior leader sponsorship and involvement, real-life case studies, Skillsoft's Leadership Advantage collection, projects, monthly live webinars with executive guest speakers recognized for their topic expertise, 'flipped classroom' approach, social learning technology, best practices sharing, and 2-day in person launch and closing sessions.