LDP Connect Meetings & Webinars

LDP meetings are facilitated, collaborative gatherings that dive deep into a critical issue facing development programs. Participate in the discussion or just listen in. Connect with other program managers for actionable takeaways.

Virtual

Discussion: How to get Gen Z “client-ready”

Are you a little more worried than usual about how your new Gen Z hires are going to "show up" with your clients?  Whether those clients are external customers, or internal stakeholders who depend on your program, participants will need to be able to influence, facilitate and communicate effectively. Join this open discussion for a conversation about how to prepare Gen Z participants to be the winning face of your program, and your business. Bring your ideas and questions! Call connection details sent upon registration.

23rd April 2024
10:00AM-11:00AM

Free

In-Person

2024 Pre-Conference Workshop: How to Build (or Re-Build) a Quality Early Talent Development Program

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Offered again in 2024 after a successful launch last year! Getting a program started on the right footing can make all the difference between success and trouble. With the LDP Connect maturity model as a backdrop, this full-day workshop will get you focused on the key foundational questions to setting up and running an impactful (and measurable) early talent development program. With an emphasis on clarifying your program’s goals, you’ll be guided through considering proper program structure, curriculum design, and community building among stakeholders. If you’re new to the world of early talent development programs, or if you’re looking to re-vamp an existing program that may need recalibration, don’t miss this workshop at Medtronic offices in Minneapolis on May 7th, 2024.  Facilitated by early talent development experts at Wronski Associates - a firm with 35+ years of experience building and running early talent programs.

07th May 2024
8:00AM-4:00PM

$750.00

In-Person

2024 LDP Summit Registration

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The 13th annual event for professionals working in early career talent pipeline development will be in Minneapolis, MN on May 8-9, 2024. If you lead, support or recruit for your firm’s leadership development or technical development program, join your peers at the 13th annual LDP SUMMIT® in 2024. The Summit is an opportunity to connect and share with other professionals working to grow early career hires into leaders. It features case study presentations, interaction, benchmarking data on leadership development practices, and idea sharing throughout. Join the conversation! EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION RATE ($990) VALID THROUGH JANUARY 31ST, 2024. Sending more than one person to the LDP Summit?  Contact [email protected] for group discounts.

08th May 2024
8:00AM-5:00PM

$1,090.00

Virtual

Sales & Marketing Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Do you oversee or support a sales or marketing talent development or rotational program?  Join your peers at the next Sales & Marketing Programs Club meeting. Bring your questions and expertise for this open community discussion on crowd-sourced issues on running development programs in Sales & Marketing.  Our best ideas, solutions and relationships come from these informal conversations. No cost.

22nd May 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

2024 2nd Quarter LDP Connect Peer Circle Call

This is the quarterly LDP Connect Peer Circle conference call. It is an open discussion among early talent pipeline professionals on best practices in tackling current issues.  Bring your biggest current challenge, your questions and your ideas, or just listen in.  Open to all. Call connection details sent upon registration.

23rd May 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

Supply Chain Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Join your colleagues for an open discussion on managing a Supply Chain Development Program. Come together to discuss best practices in tackling current issues in training up supply chain leaders.  Bring your biggest current challenge, your questions and your ideas, or just listen in.  Open to all. Call connection details sent upon registration.

29th May 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

Engineering Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Do you oversee or support an engineering development or rotational program?  Join your peers at the next Engineering Programs Club meeting. Bring your questions and expertise for this open community discussion on crowd-sourced issues on running development programs in engineering.  Our best ideas, solutions and relationships come from these informal conversations. No cost.

30th May 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

Human Resources Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Do you oversee or support human resources development or rotational program?  Join your peers at the next HR Programs Club meeting. Bring your questions and expertise for this open community discussion on crowd-sourced issues on running development programs in human resources.  Our best ideas, solutions and relationships come from these informal conversations. No cost.

04th June 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

Finance Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Do you oversee or support a finance development or rotational program?  Join your peers at the next Finance Program Managers' Club meeting. Bring your questions and expertise for this open community discussion on crowd-sourced issues related to running development programs focused on finance.  Our best ideas, solutions and relationships come from these informal conversations. No cost.

05th June 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

In-Person

Enterprise Council Q3 Meeting at Travelers Insurance offices in Hartford, CT

The LDP Connect Enterprise Council Q3 meeting will be at Travelers offices in Hartford, CT on July 23rd & 24th, 2024.  Enterprise member companies should register at right. Open to Enterprise members only. The Enterprise Council meets in-person twice annually for professionally facilitated discussions on standards development and strategic planning in the early career development space. For details on becoming an Enterprise Council member, please click here.

23rd July 2024
8:30AM-1:00PM

Free

Virtual

General Management Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Do you oversee or support a general management development or rotational program?  Join your peers at the next General Management Programs Club meeting. Bring your questions and expertise for this open community discussion on crowd-sourced issues related to running development programs focused on general management.  Our best ideas, solutions and relationships come from these informal conversations. No cost.

31st July 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

2024 3rd Quarter LDP Connect Peer Circle Call

This is the quarterly LDP Connect Peer Circle conference call. It is an open discussion among early talent pipeline professionals on best practices in tackling current issues.  Bring your biggest current challenge, your questions and your ideas, or just listen in.  Open to all. Call connection details sent upon registration.

01st August 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

IT Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Do you oversee or support an IT talent development or rotational program?  Join your peers at the next Information Technology Program Managers' Club meeting. Bring your questions and expertise for this open community discussion on crowd-sourced issues related to running development programs focused on IT.  Our best ideas, solutions and relationships come from these informal conversations. No cost.

06th August 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

Manufacturing/Operations Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Do you oversee or support a general management development or rotational program?  Join your peers at the next Manufacturing/Operations Programs Club meeting. Bring your questions and expertise for this open community discussion on crowd-sourced issues related to running development programs focused on manufacturing/operations.  Our best ideas, solutions and relationships come from these informal conversations. No cost.

07th August 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

Alumni Engagement Conversation

What is your relationship with your program alumni?  Do you continue to support them post-program, or does your accountability end once they accept their permanent role?  Many program managers struggle with the limits of their accountability.  Should the program take an active role in a promoting a graduate's career progress?  Certainly that progress reflects on the program.  Join us for an open discussion on approaches to engaging alumni.  Bring your questions and ideas.

19th September 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

Sales & Marketing Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Do you oversee or support a sales or marketing talent development or rotational program?  Join your peers at the next Sales & Marketing Programs Club meeting. Bring your questions and expertise for this open community discussion on crowd-sourced issues on running development programs in Sales & Marketing.  Our best ideas, solutions and relationships come from these informal conversations. No cost.

24th September 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

Engineering Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Do you oversee or support an engineering development or rotational program?  Join your peers at the next Engineering Programs Club meeting. Bring your questions and expertise for this open community discussion on crowd-sourced issues on running development programs in engineering.  Our best ideas, solutions and relationships come from these informal conversations. No cost.

25th September 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

Human Resources Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Do you oversee or support human resources development or rotational program?  Join your peers at the next HR Programs Club meeting. Bring your questions and expertise for this open community discussion on crowd-sourced issues on running development programs in human resources.  Our best ideas, solutions and relationships come from these informal conversations. No cost.

08th October 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

Finance Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Do you oversee or support a finance development or rotational program?  Join your peers at the next Finance Program Managers' Club meeting. Bring your questions and expertise for this open community discussion on crowd-sourced issues related to running development programs focused on finance.  Our best ideas, solutions and relationships come from these informal conversations. No cost.

09th October 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

General Management Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Do you oversee or support a general management development or rotational program?  Join your peers at the next General Management Programs Club meeting. Bring your questions and expertise for this open community discussion on crowd-sourced issues related to running development programs focused on general management.  Our best ideas, solutions and relationships come from these informal conversations. No cost.

30th October 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

2024 4th Quarter LDP Connect Peer Circle Call

This is the quarterly LDP Connect Peer Circle conference call. It is an open discussion among early talent pipeline professionals on best practices in tackling current issues.  Bring your biggest current challenge, your questions and your ideas, or just listen in.  Open to all. Call connection details sent upon registration.

31st October 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

In-Person

2024 Europe Graduate Program Managers’ Summit Registration

Members save 20% off registration. Login here. The 2nd annual summit for professionals leading, managing or supporting graduate development programs in Europe will be in London, UK on November 13, 2024. The summit features panel discussions, open conversations, benchmarking data on early talent program practices, and idea sharing throughout. Join the conversation! EARLY BIRD 10% DISCOUNT VALID THROUGH JUNE 30th, 2024. Sending more than one person to the summit?  Contact [email protected] for group discounts.

13th November 2024
8:00AM-5:00PM

Original price was: $775.00.Current price is: $697.50.

Virtual

IT Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Do you oversee or support an IT talent development or rotational program?  Join your peers at the next Information Technology Program Managers' Club meeting. Bring your questions and expertise for this open community discussion on crowd-sourced issues related to running development programs focused on IT.  Our best ideas, solutions and relationships come from these informal conversations. No cost.

03rd December 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Virtual

Manufacturing/Operations Program Managers’ Club Meeting

Do you oversee or support a general management development or rotational program?  Join your peers at the next Manufacturing/Operations Programs Club meeting. Bring your questions and expertise for this open community discussion on crowd-sourced issues related to running development programs focused on manufacturing/operations.  Our best ideas, solutions and relationships come from these informal conversations. No cost.

04th December 2024
2:00PM-3:00PM

Free

Free Whitepaper
Getting Results from Early Talent Development Programs

Based on data from 183 programs. An analysis of key success factors in early talent development programs, and the practices that drive them. Get your free copy here.

The 2024 Reports are here!
Early Talent Program Data

Rention rates, NPS scores, Diversity metrics

Curiculum elements, Program structure & more!

From 165 early talent development programs

Across 97 organizations and 10 functional areas

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