The 2019 edition of the International Talent Program, developed in partnership with Hult Ashridge, focuses on the future trends of People Management, giving rise to a broader perspective and approach to managing organisations.

A FUTURE-ORIENTED EXPERIENCE

The primary focus of the program centres on the people aspect of business and provides participants with a unique opportunity to benchmark best practices across a wide range of corporate functions.

THE INTERNATIONAL TALENT PROGRAM IN A NUTSHELL

The program is characterised by outstanding International Speakers and Prestigious Academics showcasing cutting edge practices, successful case studies and the latest trends in organisations.

A MORE PEOPLE-FOCUSED APPROACH

It is becoming more and more evident that all departments in companies need to shift towards a people-focused management style as management and development of people becomes central to lifting performance and boosting innovation.

For this reason, this year the International Talent Program is opening its program to a number of corporate functions such as:

Sales & Marketing, AccountingFinanceControl, Legal, HR and all functions connected to Innovation.

THE PROGRAM

ASHRIDGE HULT EDUCATION

One of the main added values of this edition is the partnership with Ashridge Executive Education that helps develop the leaders, teams, and organizations of tomorrow, through a variety of scheduled open programs.

LEARNING & BENCHMARKING TOUR

Taking candidates behind company closed doors: an opportunity for participants from all functions to discover and learn how like-minded people face the day-to-day challenges that impact on their organisations, sharing and exploring innovative and successful practices.

HULT ASHRIDGE EDUCATION

“As part of the Hult International Business School, one of the world’s truly global business schools, Ashridge Executive Education helps develop the leaders, teams, and organizations of tomorrow, through a variety of scheduled open programs, highly tailored customized programs, and degree qualifications.

Delivered to our clients either locally on-site or at one of our global campuses – including the fabulous Ashridge House in the UK – our programs are designed as a unique blend of experiential learning, class, and faculty-time, and led by our practitioner-focused faculty.”

ITP & ASHRIDGE HULT EDUCATION 2019

3 days immersed in the beautiful landscape of Ashridge Castle near London, to experience a blend of provocative input, insightful conversations as well as thoughtful reflection. Key objectives are to give priority to strategy and develop new ideas and innovative programs to lead the organization in the new world of work.

LEARNING & BENCHMARKING TOUR 2019

Taking candidates behind closed doors to discover more about how organisations really work.

A selection of visiting tours in top companies to get hands on experience and explore how they tackle their daily challenges.

United Kingdom

London

Germany

Berlin

Italy

Milan

Luxembourg

Luxembourg

Portugal

Lisbon

THE CONTENTS

The International Talent Program is totally tailored to respond to real needs of the companies that decide to enroll their own team members to the program.

“Learning is an investment ready for use”

FACULTY

Sharon Olivier

MA, MAP, NLP, PNI

Sharon teaches, researches & consults in Career/Competencies Architecture; Strategic HR ; Leading in the 21st century, Ego/Eco-system leadership, Team Engagement, Polarity Management, Diversity and Inclusion, and Personal Resilience.

Before Ashridge, Sharon spent 20 years as a Senior Manager/ OD consultant/Learning Facilitator/Coach/Speaker. She started her career as HR Manager in the Motor Industry, then led Human Capacity Building in a large consulting company, after which she established a successful consulting practice (Impact Consulting) in South Africa. Clients have included Audi, BMW, Land Rover, De Beers, Anglo, Sage Life, University of Johannesburg and Sasol.

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Sharon holds a MA in Industrial Psychology and a Management Advanced Programme Certificate. She is a Master Practitioner in NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) and a PNI practitioner (psychoneuroimmunology). She has established a track record as an inspirational speaker at conferences on the topics of the future of HR and leadership. She has co-published a book on resilience “Diamonds in the Dust” and a chapter in the latest Ashridge leadership 2017 book “Inspiring Leadership” on ego and eco leadership intelligence. Sharon has recently co-published and presented research papers on Ego, Eco and Intuitive leadership, Team engagement and Mindful leadership.

Frederick Holscher

PhD

Frederick Holscher teaches, researches and consults in the areas of leadership and diversity, with a particular focus on innovative ways of developing ‘leadership intelligence’ (Ego, Eco- and Intuitive Intelligence) when faced with the challenges of the fourth industrial revolution. He has developed practical ways on leveraging the potential of diversity in the work place, taking diversity beyond its physical appearance, like gender and ethnicity, to the levels of diversity of thoughts and beliefs, managing paradox, and leveraging polarities.

Frederick has led international projects in many countries in including Africa, Asia, the US and Europe. Before joining Ashridge Executive Education, Frederick was based in South Africa and worked primarily as an international consultant and educator across industries, the public sector and other civil society organisations.

Fredrick has a PhD in Sociology. With a specific emphasis on dialogue as means of transformation, Frederick has successfully applied these conceptual insights in transforming government and businesses during the times of change in the pre- and post Mandela area in South Africa.

He is passionate about his subjects, is able to share many personal stories and deliver highly interactive learning experiences.

A GLIMPSE OF THE LAST EDITION

COMMENTS ON THE PROGRAM

Stefano Lombardelli, HR, FERRERO

What have you achieved in today’s tour in terms of your project work?
“It has been a really interesting way to share and explore aims and objectives”

Marialaura Agosta, Engagement Project Leader, Danone
What have you achieved in today’s tour in terms of your project work?
“Most definitely interaction: I have met many HR practitioners who have similar HR backgrounds to me and this has been a great opportunity to share best practices”

Martina Stucchi, HR Development Holding, Enel
What have you achieved in today’s tour in terms of your project work?
“The opportunity to share and discuss. All organisations can teach us different things and the exchange of ideas is important. Another added value is that one can continue to keep in touch with all the participants”

Christel Meyer, NCE Talent Management, DXC Technology
What is the International Talent Program’s added value for HR practitioners?
“I’ve spoken about what we are doing in our company. I’ve learned from the participants what they are doing in their companies and departments. That was truly added value”

Mario Morgese, HR Manager Industrial and R&D, DUCATI Motor
What is the International Talent Program’s added value for HR practitioners?
“The exchange of opinions has been exceptional and all the different inputs have been of great value”

Leah Spurlock, HR Specialist, Prysmian
“My key takeaway would be to have the chance to meet other colleagues from HR and also professionals in other companies, multinationals”

Raffaella Maderna, HR Director, LUNDBECK Italia
Would you suggest this learning path to others?
“Absolutely, It’s a great learning opportunity to learn from other experts whilst also being an opportunity to share experiences with peers from other companies”

Davide Scotti, HSE Manager, SAIPEM
Would you suggest this learning path to others?
“I think the International Learning Program is a fantastic opportunity, an ingenious program because it allows companies and talents in companies to gather together to explore different companies, learn from peers and experience benchmarking to its fullest, these aspects lead to innovation”

KICK OFF ITP 2018, 27/04/2018, GENERALI, ROME

L&B TOUR DUCATI, 08/05/2018, BOLOGNA

L&B TOUR VODAFONE, 04/07/2018, LONDON

L&B TOUR ENDESA, 10/07/2018, MADRID

L&B TOUR SAIPEM, 03/10/2018, ROTTERDAM

L&B TOUR LUNDBECK, 09/10/2018, COPENHAGEN

MID-TERM WORKSHOP, 16/10/2018, FCA, TURIN

L&B TOUR DXC TECHNOLOGY, 23/10/2018, FRANKFURT

L&B TOUR FERRERO INTERNATIONAL, 16/11/2018, LUXEMBOURG

LEARNING & BENCHMARKING TOUR AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI, 12/02/2019, SANT’AGATA BOLOGNESE

FEEDBACK FROM THE PARTICIPANTS

HRC BARCAMP – INSPIRING TALKS AND INTERNATIONAL TALENT PROGRAM AWARDS 2018

THE INTERNATIONAL TALENT PROGRAM VISION, 2018 EDITION

LEARNING & BENCHMARKING TOUR 2018

DUCATI

BOLOGNA

VODAFONE

LONDON

MADRID

LUXEMBOURG

SCHIEDAM

COPENHAGEN

FRANKFURT

BOLOGNA

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

PARTICIPANTS

The International Talent Program is aimed to all the practitioners who wish to invest more in know-how, benchmarking and troubleshooting. A training program that puts emphasis on real world application and moves knowledge from theory to practice, not common to other initiatives.

THE PACKAGES

The International Talent Program starts in July 2019 and is available in the following ways:

FULL PACK

• 3 day Ashridge Hult Program

• 5 Learning & Benchmarking Tours

• Participation to an International HRC Academy event

EXECUTIVE PACK

• 3 day Ashridge Hult Program
• Participation to an International HRC Academy event

TAILORED PACK

• 3 day Ashridge Hult Program
• 2 or more European stop-offs

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CONTACT US

FOR ANY FURTHER INFORMATION 

Thomas A. Becker 
MANAGING DIRECTOR – HRC ACADEMY
EMAIL: t.becker@hrcigroup.com
CELL PHONE IT: +39 380 341 1615
CELL PHONE UK: +44 776 993 5235