Transformation Leadership Development

Next Program Begins: May 10, 2022 (6 Half-Day Virtual Sessions)

Program Overview

Transformation Leadership Development (TLD) is a training program that supports senior-level enterprise leaders in developing the advanced skills required to thrive in today’s technology-driven business climate. We provide an accelerated learning path that empowers participants with a proven framework, guiding principles, and the insight necessary to sustain growth and long-term competitiveness. Participants are challenged to articulate learning through individual program work, group activities, and discussions with industry leaders. These classes are selective to create a unique peer learning community for participants.

Executives choose to attend this class and join this community to become more effective leaders. Participants who complete the program become part of an elite alumni network and peer learning group which is supported by The Feld Group Institute after course work is concluded. Alumni receive monthly newsletters, take part in monthly events, and ongoing professional networking opportunities.

This training program is designed around a proven, end-to-end framework with real-world case studies to highlight key principles. Lectures, small group discussions and activities encourage classroom engagement and foster collaboration among participants. Informal events help participants form bonds that continue beyond the completion of the program, and alumni events are offered to allow participants to further network.

Program Structure

During the program, participants develop a common language between business and IT leadership to discuss complex issues. Participants learn how to pick the “right fight,” set the agenda, and develop the vision required for a technology-enabled business transformation.

We begin with a focus on the interconnectedness of the first three Transformation Framework models:

  • The Business Model
  • The Business Systems
  • The Technical Systems Model

We then turn our focus to the enablement models of the Transformation Framework:

  • The Organization Model
  • The Economic Model
  • The IT Operating Model
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Course Objectives

Understanding these critical elements positions an organization to deliver new capabilities at a high velocity, in a quality manner, while managing costs and eliminating bureaucracy. Discussion shifts to the pacing and execution of the change agenda to ensure real impact. The program wraps up with a focus on leadership to encourage strategic dialogue with key partners while guiding teams to success.

This program combines both self-paced learning and live, practitioner-led modules. The required self-paced learning will focus on foundational elements that participants can complete on their own time.  Live sessions will be conducted using our virtual classroom format and will feature lectures, small group discussions, and activities to encourage virtual classroom engagement and foster collaboration among participants. This class will consist of six virtual sessions which will take place from 7:30am – 1:00pm CT. Each day begins with a 30-minute Coffee Social (7:30am – 8:00am CT), allowing you to kick off your day with Charlie Feld, the Affiliates, and fellow participants. To wrap up each day, we will have a lunch and learn opportunity from 12:00pm – 1:00pm CT to continue discussions with Charlie and the group.