Over the last decade, many companies have cut their investment in foundational management development. Corporate downsizing has often been focused on the middle management ranks, which has all but eliminated the pool of seasoned management mentors. This leaves a void for new managers coming into fast-growing companies who need to learn the job of management. Career Education Corporation recognized the need to get “Back to Basics” and begin reinvesting in the stable development of managers as a strategic lever to enable real change.
Kathleen will lead you through the process of how she engaged all key stakeholders in supporting a customized leadership development experience versus an ‘off the shelf’ one for CEC’s first-line managers, resulting in renewed energy, commitment, and excitement by program participants about their essential roles as managers.
- Building Foundational Management Skills to Accelerate Organizational Change - September 26, 2011