international management development program

This strategic MD-program aimed at selecting, retaining, developing and committing high performing (local board) managers for future (international) CEO positions.

 

  • general data

    # participants: 10 (6 nationalities)
    # board sponsors: 1
    # mentors: 10
    # assignment-owners: 10
    # sr. company managers: 6
    # program staff: 3 (2 internal, 1 external)
    # workshop locations: 2

    Duration: approx 10 months

  • prep data

    • definition of a ‘future executive profile’: core competencies, strategic context, specific business skills & knowledge, NEO/BigFive (focus on key leadership challenges, development of business skills, personal leadership skills)
    • selection and training of internal mentors
    • selection of internal business assignments and assignment-owners
    • roles & responsibilities stakeholders
    • financial arrangements
  • stakeholder data

    • participants (development & assignment)
    • board (sponsoring, monitoring, facilitating)
    • HR (execution of program, updating & aligning stakeholders,  link to board)
    • assignment owner (supplying international assignment, support execution, focus on content & process)
    • mentor (participant' s development & learning)
    • local MD / HR (optimize context for participant)
    • program director (intakes, development actions, coordination)
    • assessment consultant (personality tests and 360's)
    • management and lecturers (process management, workshops)
  • participant data

    • at present member of a local management team
    • potentially capable of an international career
    • potentially capable of a role on divisional level or group level
    • assessed high ranked in relation to performance and potential
    • NEO Big Five & competencies 360 profiles