Leadership Development and Learning

Zoom Interactive Event: Effective Leadership Development in Disruptive Times

  • Digital Events
  • April 21, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am UTC+1

Our 2019 research, Digital Disruption: Exploring the Implications for Leaders and Leadership Development, examined the leadership capabilities required for success in the digital age and the implications for leadership development. In this interactive webinar, attendees will work collaboratively, prompted by the latest thinking in leadership development from IMD faculty, case studies and facilitated discussion among participants.

Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Compare experiences around the critical leadership challenges faced by their organisations and share how they are tackling them.
  • Gain deeper insights into the principles of effective leadership development and consider how these might be implemented within their organisations.
  • Discuss how to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of leadership development and how to apply these ideas in practice.
  • Collaborate with peers in co-creating solutions to leadership challenges in their organisations.

Who is it For?

This masterclass is aimed at those with responsibility for the strategy, design, delivery and evaluation of leadership development initiatives within their organisation who are willing to share experiences in an expert led, collaborative environment.

Speakers

Prof. Katharina Lange

Professor of Leadership, Institute for Management and Development, IMD Business School

Katharina joined IMD as Professor of Leadership in September 2019, where she teaches executives globally in self-leadership and cross-cultural team leadership in times of change. Her career in business education began as Program Director and Head Life Science Industries at the European School of Management and Technology in Berlin. Followed by Leader of the Office of Executive Development at Singapore Management University. Prior to this, Katharina worked 9 years with Arthur Andersen and Deloitte Consulting. Her PhD in pharmacology adds the empirical lens of a natural scientist to her profile. A published case study writer for Harvard Business Publishing and the SMU Case Center, Katharina was appointed as a member of the Board of UNICON, the global consortium for university based executive education in 2018. And has previously served as a board member on the Board of Governors of the German European School Singapore.

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Vicky Smith

Head of Learning & Development, Brewin Dolphin

Vicky Smith, Head of Learning and Development, Brewin Dolphin Reporting directly to Group HRD Vicky leads the Learning agenda for Brewin Dolphin, a FTSE250 Wealth Management firm with 33 offices across UK and Ireland). She is responsible for group wide learning strategies that support culture change and talent development covering Leadership & Management Development, digital partnerships and regulatory learning, apprenticeships, client skills and wealth manager development. Prior to joining Brewin Dolphin 7 years ago, Vicky’s career included starting-up and, for 7 years, co-owning a consultancy business generating over £30m productivity improvements for small and mid-cap firms in private and public sectors. She studied for her MBA at Durham Business School which led to spending 6 years in their Executive Education arm developing a highly successful portfolio of accredited management development programmes for senior business executives in the UK and Overseas.

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Amelie Villeneuve

Global Head of Innovation & Transformation for Talent & Recruiting, UBS

Amelie holds a BA, MA and M Stud from Oxford University and a Doctorate from Cranfield in internationalisation and strategy. After a short career in film, she moved into financial services, starting with studying markets, then in M&A studying companies. She was an early member of Duke Corporate Education, helping it to become number 1 in the world for 11 years in a row by The Financial Times. She also helped to grow the consultancy arm of Corporate Executive Board before opening the Duke Asian offices in Singapore. She then moved to Google and led business leadership development globally.

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