Using Predictive Analytics to Turn Data Into Leadership
About the Webinar
Today the pace of change is creating daunting challenges for organizations around the globe. It takes bold thinking to navigate this complexity and invest in a future-oriented leadership strategy. It also takes accurate, relevant, and actionable data to inform those decisions and align them with your unique organizational strategy, talent needs, organizational design, and leadership culture.
To answer strategic questions like these with a high degree of confidence, you need to connect the dots between people data and actual results. When you do, you can predict which future people investments are most likely to move the needle and get your organization where it wants and needs to go.
This webinar will share the experiences of organizations that are using predictive analytics to inform leadership strategy decisions. You’ll learn how these data-driven decisions are leading to a stronger ROI on their development decisions.
During this webinar, you will discover:
- Why predictive analytics helps organizations make smarter, better-informed decisions about developing their people and their culture,
- The 5 steps required to do predictive analytics in any organization,
- How organizations can use predictive analytics to inform leadership strategy decisions, and
- How ROI on leadership development solutions increases with predictive analytics.
You can also learn more about analytics and data for leadership through our customized leadership development tailored to your organization’s unique context and culture.
About the Presenters
Stephen Young, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist, Insights and Impact Group
Center for Creative Leadership
Stephen has extensive experience in the areas of predictive analytics and leadership development. He has worked with organizations in a variety of industries including Fortune 100 companies and large U.S. defense and government agencies. As a Senior Research Scientist within our Insights and Impact Group, Stephen uses leadership analytics to accelerate return on investment in leadership development solutions.
His research in leadership assessment, employee engagement, and performance management has been published in academic journals such as Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, The Leadership Quarterly, International Journal of Human Resource Management as well as popular outlets such as CNBC.com, Chief Executive Magazine, Talent Economy, ATD Magazine, and Training Industry Magazine.
He holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Florida Institute of Technology.
Heather Champion, Ph.D.
Manager, Client Evaluation Services, Insights and Impact Group
Center for Creative Leadership
Heather has over 20 years of experience conducting research and evaluation with a focus on leadership development. As the Manager of Client Evaluation Services within our Insights and Impact Group, she has been working to support the advancement of predictive analytics to drive greater impact of leadership development initiatives and to more effectively measure and connect investments in leadership development to business outcomes. Heather has worked with global clients representing a wide range of industries including manufacturing, healthcare, technology, consumer goods, energy, nonprofits, and government agencies.
Heather has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and technical reports and delivered many conference presentations. She is a member of the American Evaluation Association, the American Public Health Association, and the Association for Psychological Science. Heather earned a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from North Carolina State University.
Strategic Management Decisions, LLC
Scott is an executive, turnaround-CEO, technology innovator, and best-selling author and speaker with over 20 years of experience in the areas of HR technology, analytics, strategy, talent management, measurement, sales, and customer experience.
Scott is a managing partner of Strategic Management Decisions (SMD) — an HR technology company with the only patented assessment tools that link data to business outcomes with customized action planning tools. Before SMD, he served as East Region President for a large survey/assessment company. Before that, Scott worked as a Corporate Strategy Director at Maersk, Inc. He also worked as an Organizational Effectiveness Leader at UPS, focusing on employee assessment and measurement.
He is the co-author of 3 best-sellers: “Investing in What Matters: Linking Employees to Business Outcomes” (SHRM, 2009), “Business-Focused HR: 11 Processes to Drive Results” (SHRM, 2011), and “Predicting Business Success: Using Smarter Analytics to Drive Outcomes” (SHRM, 2018). Scott holds a master’s degree and a doctorate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Georgia.