Cohort-based executive development programs that integrate four specific learning components — group learning, executive and peer coaching, experiential/action learning activities and a strong emphasis on personal development and self-awareness — offer a powerful way to rapidly develop leaders.
There can be real benefits from men mentoring women or women mentoring men, says Jim Irvine of Nissan Motor Corp. But it’s important to establish expectations and goals.
Changing business strategy and digital transformation related to AI, analytics, blockchain and other technologies have been cited as the most influential issues facing executives today. And these pressures are changing the kinds of content that executives — and the learning organizations that are paying for their education — are seeking.