Pre-registration is now closed, but we welcome all walkins at the door.
US companies spend almost $14 billion annually on leadership, yet when surveyed, almost two-thirds of executives identified leadership development as their #1 concern (Source: Why leadership development programs fail, McKinsey Quarterly, January, 2014 issue)
The conventional approach to leader development is to offer a variety of programs and developmental events, but they’re often delivered in isolation. Individual managers may improve their skills, but the impact on business results is minimal. Companies spend millions on manager training but struggle to create a culture of performance. Adding to these pressures, corporations worldwide are faced with a widening gap in their global leadership pipeline.
Join us as we explore the successful approach that Melanie has used to generate a culture of leader development that is still in use with former organizations ten years later. In her own words, “this is less about theory and more about practical tools, structure and processes others can use in their own organizations to help their leaders succeed.”
This program will help you improve your ability to:
Melanie Nichols, Director Organizational Effectiveness at Ingram Micro, is an accomplished Industrial/Organizational Psychologist with postgraduate coach training from the College of Executive Coaching. She is an Adjunct Professor leading the Industrial and Organizational Psychology track for the undergraduate program at Concordia University. She is a results-focused, values-driven, change agent with a track record of success. Melanie specializes in identifying improvement opportunities and blending best practices and psychology to custom design a solution.
A valued partner of her internal clients, her work with them has resulted in them being awarded:
10:45 AM Registration, Doors Open Informal Networking
11:05 AM Welcome & Structured Networking Activity
11:45 AM Lunch
12:00 PM Keynote Speaker
This topic aligns with ATD competencies of:
Change Management, Managing Learning Programs, Performance Improvement, Training Delivery, Evaluating Learning Impact
Earlybird registration ends at 5 p.m. on the Monday before the meeting.
For evening meetings: Pre-registration closes at noon on the day of the meeting, but walkins are welcome.
For lunch meetings: Pre-registration closes at noon on the day before the meeting, but walkins are welcome.
Cancellation/refund deadline is noon on the Monday before the meeting. No shows will be charged in full.
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