2019 Learning and Leadership Development Conference

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Trusted by Fortune 500 companies across all major industries, BetterUp helps organizations go beyond learning to transformation. We do this by offering personalized development through one-to-one coaching to employees at all levels.  

Uniquely scalable and completely full-service, we leverage machine learning and the latest research across the behavioral sciences to deliver the world’s most effective approach to sustainable behavior change. To ensure alignment with your business goals, competencies, and values, our coaches become steeped in what is unique about your organization. And they diagnose and close hidden cultural and behavioral gaps, measurably connecting transformation to targeted business outcomes and ROI.


Client by client, International Coach Federation (ICF) coaches help their clients improve lives, relationships and business performance. They make a real and measurable difference in people’s lives, which is why we’re passionate about making sure our coaches and the institutions that train them are well equipped to do their jobs. As the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession, ICF is committed to setting high standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of trained coaching professionals.

ICF offers the only globally recognized, independent credentialing program for coach practitioners. Achieving credentials through ICF signifies a coach’s commitment to integrity, understanding and mastery of coaching skills, and dedication to clients. ICF also accredits programs that deliver coach-specific training. ICF-accredited training programs must complete a rigorous review process and demonstrate their alignment with ICF’s definition of coaching, Code of Ethics and Core Competencies.

Learn more at coachfederation.org.


Bridge by Instructure is an innovative, outcome-focused talent management platform that empowers businesses to develop their workforce, ensure a better employee experience, and increase employee retention through performance, video practice and learning management software. That way, businesses take care of their most valuable asset—their people.  Learn more at www.getbridge.com.

About HRCI

HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) provides professional development opportunities, including the world’s most sought-after certifications for HR and non-HR professionals in the U.S. and internationally. A suite of eight HRCI credentials — for all levels of experience — recognize foundational (aPHR™, aPHRi™), operational (PHR®, PHRca®, PHRi™) and strategic (SPHR®, SPHRi™, GPHR®) people management competencies for career and business advancement. Along with certifications, HRCI makes on-demand professional development and assessment available through HRCI upSkill™, allowing professionals to upskill and/or reskill with the latest people management competencies, one topic at a time. Learn more at www.hrci.org.

Our Vision: Transform Leadership Through Neuroscience
The NeuroLeadership Institute is a leading global research organization and the pioneer of bringing neuroscience to leadership. Since its inception the Institute has united the world’s foremost neuroscientists, leadership researchers, and organizational practitioners with the purpose of transforming how we think, develop, and perform.
With operations worldwide, the Institute provides unique brain-based, process-focused, and outcome-driven methodologies and frameworks that help individuals and organizations facilitate positive change and lead more effectively. Organized through three key branches, the NeuroLeadership Institute provides a customized approach to applied neuroscience.

We create performance-inspiring events, content, and professional development programs.
The experiences we create are designed—using the content and improv approaches pioneered at The Second City—to drive personal growth and organizational improvement. They work because they’re honest, funny, and unexpected—the qualities that jar people from routine and inspire them to consider something new.

About Skillsoft
Skillsoft is a global leader in corporate learning, delivering beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for modern enterprises. Skillsoft comprises three award-winning systems that support learning, performance and success: Skillsoft learning content, the Percipio intelligent learning experience platform and the SumTotal suite for Human Capital Management.


Skillsoft provides a comprehensive selection of cloud-based corporate learning content, including courses, videos, books and other resources on Business and Management Skills, Leadership Development, Digital Transformation, Technology & Developer, Productivity and Collaboration Tools and Compliance. Percipio’s intuitive design engages modern learners and its consumer-led experience assists in accelerating learning. The SumTotal suite features four key components built on a unified platform: Learning Management, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition and Workforce Management.


Skillsoft is trusted by thousands of the world’s leading organizations, including 65 percent of the Fortune 500. Learn more at www.skillsoft.com


The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) is a global thought leader dedicated to expanding human potential through entrepreneurial mindset education. ELI serves academic institutions, government agencies, profit, and nonprofit organizations around the world by assisting in the creation of cultures of optimal engagement through empowering their constituents with an entrepreneurial mindset.  ELI provides professional development, certification training, curriculum content, and consulting services. 


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.

The Center for Agile Leadership® is based on a new way of thinking; it’s leadership for the next generation of business.  We are the first training company in the world to harness the iconic tenets of “Agile” and apply them to leadership in any industry.  True Agile LeadersTM are powerful change agents who successfully and sustainably inspire their teams.  They do so by focusing on developing team members, involving them at every pivot, supporting their needs/goals, and communicating a well-defined vision and set of core values.  At The Center for Agile Leadership®, we teach leaders how/why this approach builds an unprecedented level of trust and bonding with (and within) their teams, which, in turn, pilots each team member to enthusiastically assume a greater level of personal accountability.  Because leaders know they can’t concentrate on vision/strategy when they’re weighed down by daily operations; and, it’s not enough anymore simply to have “engaged” team members to lighten those loads.  Rather, the long-term success and happiness of today’s leaders are directly related to their ability to cultivate confident teams, with members who will each take responsibility for their organization’s  success. The Center for Agile Leadership® unlocks the power and freedom of True Agile LeadershipTM.

SNI is the premier global provider of sales, negotiation, and influence training. Since 1995 SNI has trained over 250,000 professionals and worked with 15 Fortune-50 companies. Our success is built on helping professionals at all levels use a systematic process that maximizes deals with suppliers, vendors, and customers and helps maintain an ongoing relationship long after “the deal is done.” Founded as Shapiro Negotiations Institute by Ron Shapiro – New York Times Bestselling Author, Attorney, Educator, Sports Agent, and Civic Leader – SNI’s content combines science and research with over 40 years of lessons learned in real-life situations. Some of SNI's differentiators are best-in-class facilitators with real experience, engaging simulation driven programs, and habits and tools that can be applied immediately and drive ROI. We focus on the bottom line, the people, and the tools that drive continued success for the world’s leading organizations every day.