Achieving strategic alignment through executive education

How do you reinvigorate a multinational company facing several years of underperformance after a challenging merger? That was the dilemma facing Jan Jenisch in 2017. As incoming CEO of LafargeHolcim, Jenisch was tasked with positioning the organization back on the path to growth. A strong believer in the role of learning to create change, Jenisch chose to drive organizational transformation with the help of an executive education program. LafargeHolcim partnered with The Ivey Academy to develop an impactful, tightly executed program for its most senior global leaders: The LafargeHolcim Leaders Program.

Fast-forward one year: as a result of the LafargeHolcim Leaders Program, the organization is now aligned to its new strategy while operating within an established performance culture. This has been more than just training – this has been a truly transformational program. In the latest issue of Global Focus, the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) details LafargeHolcim's journey to strategic alignment through its partnership with The Ivey Academy. Learn more by clicking the link below:

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About The Ivey Academy at Ivey Business School
The Ivey Academy at Ivey Business School is the home for executive Learning and Development (L&D) in Canada. It is Canada’s only full-service L&D house, blending Financial Times top-ranked university-based executive education with talent assessment, instructional design and strategy, and behaviour change sustainment. 

Rooted in Ivey Business School’s real-world leadership approach, The Ivey Academy is a place where professionals come to get better, to break old habits and establish new ones, to practice, to change, to obtain coaching and support, and to join a powerful peer network. Follow The Ivey Academy on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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