Avon's Leadership Edge - ASTD-SCC Apr. 23 Meeting

Gaining Your Leadership Edge: How Avon Is Building Strategic Thinking in Their Future Leaders

American Society for Training & Development - Southern CT chapter meeting (ASTD-SCC)
Monday, April 23, 2012, 5:45 - 8 PM

Speakers: Stephen Barankewicz, Senior Manager of Training & Development, Avon Products; Paul Butler, Managing Director and Principal, GlobalEdg

As Learning and Development professionals, we know that we must develop people strategies that are aligned with business objectives so they help drive the business forward. But what does this really mean and how can it be accomplished?

Learn how Avon, partnered with GlobalEdg consultants, has created a disciplined and logical process to quickly assess trends, develop strategies and allocate resources for continued growth. The resulting program enables leaders to understand strategic concepts and apply techniques and tools to current business issues. You will take away:

· Tips about how to think strategically
· Techniques and tools for linking development to the business
· Insights from Avon's experience

The two speakers are Stephen Barankewicz, a member of Avon’s Global Talent Management team, and Paul Butler, Managing Director and Principal for GlobalEdg. With Avon for 5 years, Stephen has earned an MA in I/O Psychology, MA in Behavioral/ Experimental Psychology and BA in Psychology. With an extensive background in large scale change management, Paul’s facilitation methodology has been proven to produce sustainable results and help organizations achieve leadership and functional excellence. In addition to Avon, Paul has worked with Timex, J&J, Green Mountain Coffee, TJX, Post Foods, P&G, Dean Food.

April 23, 2012
5:45 PM - 8:00 PM
The Norwalk Inn
Norwalk, CT
$35 Guest
$50 Member
$20 Student

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