MasterCard has a very integrated and inclusive team who loves what they do. Some of the members have many years of MasterCard talents, some have learning and development talents, and others bring key skills to the table, such as evaluating metrics. This team is in a position where they are able to use their talents to their greatest ability.
Rebecca Ray claims that in order to build a strong L&D team, you should “find the best you can, empower them, and get out of the way.” The team is charged with the overall goal of building leadership, as well as imparting strategy at all levels of the organization. Their passion and ability to collaborate is key to achieving this goal, and they are in a position to use their talents to their greatest ability.
“I’m grateful to be in this network. The calls I had with other members gave me the information I needed to move my project forward.”Annette RollsLeadership Development Program Designer, Boeing
“We were able to realize almost immediate value—in terms of definitively quantifiable savings—by implementing the concepts introduced during this [Art of Negotiation] program.”Ken MurphyEVP of Sales and Operations, Mattress Firm
“In my particular case, I certainly care about the HR functions, but that’s not why I wake up every day. I care about advancing the ball down the field with our people’s professional development skills and knowledge. You guys focus 100% on the learning piece, and that’s what I like.”Jim StewartCLO, Teradata