New Webinar: Closing the Skills Gap for Emerging LeadersApril 4, 2016
Register now for Pearson TalentLens’ latest webinar!
Title: Confronting the Skills Gap: How Great Companies are Creating Leaders in a VUCA World
Date: Thursday, April 7th
Time: 2:00pm ET
Leadership is in a transition. Baby Boomers are retiring at a record rate, and Gen Y is now the largest generation in the workforce. As the economy stabilizes, organizations are resurrecting their High Potential programs, but is it too late for the next generation of leaders? Has the skills gap become insurmountable?
Learn how leading-edge companies are developing their emerging leaders to overcome the challenges of a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) business environment.
We’ll share important, research-based revelations that provide a blueprint for trainers and leaders to develop their workforce for the future. This webcast will include the most significant trends in Emerging Leader Development, the major competency gaps of next generation leaders, and which strategies work most effectively to accelerate development and prepare rising leaders for the challenges ahead. Finally, we’ll explore the latest hot topic in Executive Development- Cognitive Readiness.
Attendees will receive a FREE copy of the 2016 Trends in Executive Development Report ($150 value). Combine insights from this report with information gathered directly from the business to align priorities, benchmark, and compare the strategy of your Executive Development strategy.
In this webcast, participants will learn:
• Best Practices and Programs of Leading Edge Companies
• Strengths and Competency Deficits of Next Generation Leaders including Strategic & Critical Thinking and the Ability to Create a Vision
• Sample Development Strategies and Practical Tips for How to Address Critical Competency Deficit
• How to Define and Develop Cognitive Readiness Skills in Next Gen Leaders
About the Presenter:
Amy Ferris is the Senior National Consultant at Pearson TalentLens where she specializes in developing critical thinking skills of executives, managers and employees at all levels in an organization. With over 17 years of experience in Human Capital Management, in both the private and public sectors, Amy has served as an expert in the development of customized training programs, team-building seminars, career development initiatives, leadership development, and selection and outplacement services. Her goal in working across these myriad human capital applications has been to create customized approaches to meet each client’s specific needs.
Amy holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Austin Peay State University and Bachelor’s Degree in Family Sciences from the University of Maryland. She is a native of the Washington DC Metropolitan Area and lives in Maryland with her family.