Executive Development Journeys: The Essence of Customized Programs by Cora Lynn Heimer RathboneExecutive Development Journeys: The Essence of Customized Programs by Cora Lynn Heimer Rathbone

Executive Development Journeys: The Essence of Customized Programs

byCora Lynn Heimer Rathbone

Hardcover | June 3, 2010

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Investment in executive development has grown exponentially over the last few years. In particular customised programs, made-to-deliver to the precise needs of organizations, have increasingly featured in business school remits.

– Why do successful organizations with their highly educated employees look to business schools for such development interventions? 
– What are their aims in this and therefore what kind of programs do they commission? 
– What do those programs contain? 
– Who are the principal contributors and what attracts key Faculty and subject experts to play a part? 
– How can one measure the impact of such interventions?

This book addresses the above questions. Written by a program director of customised interventions at one of the world's leading business-school-providers of customised programs, the book summarises the three prime reasons why customised programs are commissioned. With views from corporate sponsors, participants and Faculty contributors, it explores executive education through case studies of customised programs commissioned by 6 organizations. 
CORA LYNN HEIMER RATHBONE is Director of the Centre for Executive Development at Aston Business School, having worked as an Executive Development Director at the Cranfield School of Management's Centre for Customised Executive Development between 2002 and 2009. During that time, Cora Lynn delivered an average of 40 programs per annum,...
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Title:Executive Development Journeys: The Essence of Customized ProgramsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.02 inPublished:June 3, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230274811

ISBN - 13:9780230274815

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Executive Summary
Introduction
Corporate Cast
Program Aims
Partners and Roles
Program Design
Team Capabilities
Faculty – Subject Experts
Program Components
Stages to Program Delivery
Measuring Business Impact
Case Studies - Corporate Journeys
Conclusions