Making the Business Case for Leadership Development

Wednesday 2:15 – 3:15 PM

Session Description

Leadership gaps consistently appear as a top human capital concern for CEOs and HR executives. Why, then, is it so challenging to get ongoing support for leadership development programming and tools that would strengthen your organization?

What will it take to convince the C-Suite that leadership development is a smart investment? That leadership development is critical to long-term sustainable success? That it will deliver tangible benefits and measurable impact?

Learn how to enlist the C-Suite as partners in championing leadership development. You’ll also get a simple, 5-step process for getting executive-level support for all your people-development initiatives.


Deb Calvert

Deb Calvert, president of People First Productivity Solutions, is an ICF-Certified Executive Coach and Certified Master of The Leadership Challenge®. Previously, Deb was an HR Director with a Fortune 500 company. She works with clients who are building organizational effectiveness by developing leaders, building team cohesiveness, and strengthening soft skills for connections with colleagues and customers. Deb has been recognized as “One of the 65 Most Influential Women in Business” by Treeline and as a “Global Sales Guru”. She is a frequent speaker at sales, HR and leadership conferences.