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CCL Speakers Bureau

The CCL Speakers Bureau brings top-notch leadership experts directly to you. Combining our latest research with extensive leadership training experience, CCL speakers help prepare you and your organization for success with dynamic and practical perspectives on today's most compelling leadership issues. (more...)

The Center periodically hosts or co-sponsors conferences and events designed to spark new thinking about leadership and offer opportunities to network and engage with other thought-leaders. CCL also provides speakers to key events in the leadership development field.

Upcoming Leading Effectively Webinars

The Leading Effectively webinar series is CCL's latest innovation designed with the recognition that leaders have limited time and need the most up-to-date information. These 60 minute webinars are an ideal way for busy leaders to engage in an interactive online development experience from the convenience of their own desk. Topics include everything from "cleaning out the clutter" of your daily routine to helping your organization develop its next generation of leaders. View the entire list of webinars.

April 24, 2014 - Making Learning Stick: 5 Strategies for Learning Transfer in Leadership Development - After the final course evaluations are completed and the participants go home, what do they actually apply? Sure they had a great experience in the training, but there needs to be more than that. This webinar will explore the concept of learning transfer. (more...)

Upcoming Events

ASTD International Conference and Expo

ASTD International Conference and Expo
May 4-7, 2014
Washington, DC, USA

The Center for Creative Leadership is a Platinum and Government Pavilion Sponsor at the upcoming American Society for Training & Development's International Conference & Exposition. This conference brings together more than 9,000 attendees from 80 countries, 350 Exhibitors and Competitors, and offers more than 300 Educational Sessions. It is the largest conference in the training and development field. CCL will be represented by staff across the globe - The US, Latin America, EMEA, South Africa, APAC, and China. CCL will contribute to the educational agenda with three concurrent sessions:

  • Leading for Organizational Impact: Preparing Yourself and Others to Lead a Function or Business presented by Rich Walsh, CCL and Ann Harten, Haworth.
  • Keys to Surviving Toxic Leaders in Government presented by Bill Adams, CCL and Peter Ronayne, CCL.
  • Transform Your Managers Into Effective Leaders Using 70/20/10 presented by Mary Abraham, CCL and Matt Jones, Essilor

CCL will have an exhibit in the EXPO area and will feature mini educational sessions on the expanded Digital Learning Products Portfolio, Government Leadership Challenges, Talent Development Tools, and Effectively Using Assessments in Leadership Development Programs. Please visit us at BOOTH 1133. We have FREE valuable resources just for you. Register before March 31 to get the Special Advanced Conference Rate. For more information about the conference, visit www.astdconference.org.


The Conference Board Leadership Development Conference

The Conference Board
Leadership Development Conference
May 13-14, 2014 - New York, NY
June 4-5, 2014 - San Diego

The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) is collaborating with The Conference Board on the Leadership Development Conference which will be held in New York City on May 13-14, 2014, and in San Diego on June 4-5, 2014. The theme of the conference is "Identifying Your Company's Leadership DNA." CCL staff member Mary Abraham will present a session entitled Transform Your Managers Into Effective Leaders Using Globally-Scalable Solutions with Matt Jones, V.P., Organization Capability, Essilor of America.

This conference is a "must attend" is for executives charged with leadership development, talent management, human resources, organizational effectiveness, learning and development, succession management and engagement. Line leaders and C-suite executives will also benefit from learning how to identify, develop and coach their future leaders. For more information and to register, please contact The Conference Board at +1 212 339 0345 or visit http://www.conference-board.org/conferences. Use discount code CC1 to receive a $600 discount on the registration fee!


SHRM's 66th Annual Conference and Exposition

SHRM's 66th Annual Conference and Exposition
June 22-25, 2014
Orlando, FL

The Center for Creative Leadership is pleased to be an exhibitor and presenter at the SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition in Orlando. This event attracts more than 14,000 attendees and is considered the world's largest annual gathering of HR professionals. CCL will contribute to the educational agenda with a concurrent session on Assessing Work-Life Styles and Mapping Flexibility Cultures to Improve Leadership Talent, by Ellen Kossek of Purdue University and Kelly Hannum of CCL.

CCL will have an exhibit in the EXPO area and will feature mini educational sessions on the expanded Digital Learning Products Portfolio and Talent Development Tools. Please visit us at BOOTH 571. We have FREE valuable resources just for you. For more information about the conference go to www.shrm.org.

Events in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Events in Asia

Center Connections

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