Leadership Development Council

Leadership is not learned in a classroom, but in the field - amid real-world complexities. How can we capture the dynamic process by which “high potentials” become capable leaders? We define what it takes to be a leader, a global leader, and a future leader. We discuss leading in turbulent times, trends in leadership development, and more:

  • Filling the Global Pipeline: How Are Organizations Attracting, Developing and Retaining Local Talent?
  • Developing Leaders Who Can Foster Innovation
  • 70/20/10 — How Are Companies Embedding the 70% (Experiential Learning) into Day-to-Day Work?
  • Measuring Potential and Crafting IDPs Specific to Developmental Needs

The council provides a forum and ongoing network for sharing emerging and best leadership development practices on a global scale. Council members are invited to share concepts and challenges, best practices, and solicit feedback on program roll-outs with knowledgeable colleagues.

The power of peer learning

Enduring relationships with trusted peers are the core of the council experience. Enhanced by our global, enterprise-wide reach, these relationships span the world and extend the value of council membership. Confidential peer dialogue provides you with a broader perspective and shared experiences, as well as access to specific knowledge and best practices.

Council membership benefits

  • Collective problem solving that puts your issue on the agenda
  • Benchmarking through regular surveys of council members about relevant company practices
  • Multifunctional insights generated by the wealth of perspectives gathered from over 100 councils (covering more than 50 functions) that work together across geographies
  • Virtual communities that extend learning opportunities through a variety of online forums and other resources

Who should join?

Senior executives responsible for leadership development strategy in their organizations

Contact us for more information

The Conference Board Councils


Find out what members value most about their council membership.

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