january, 2020

thu16jan13:0014:00EiP 2019 Winners Webinar – Schneider Electric & INSEADPurposeful Leadership in a Digital World13:00 - 14:00 CET Location:on-line event

Event Details

Scope and Objectives:

In 2015, Schneider Electric unveiled a new strategy that called for energising its workforce of 150,000 people to lead the industry shift toward digital solutions and services. Having led the transformation from French multinational to truly global company from the top, Schneider’s senior executives realised that this new shift required a change in leadership mindset, focus and behaviour at all levels.

INSEAD’s Executive Education experts suggested a combination of face-to-face and digital modules, which applied the principles of digital disruption to “Transforming Schneider Leadership,” as the initiative came to be called.

But could leadership, a capacity grounded in personal commitment and social bonds, be learned in this way? And since the pressures of tradition and performance seemed to stifle Schneider managers’ ability to lead, could the digital transformation become a vehicle to free leaders up throughout the company?

Built upon the idea of “acting on several levels of the system at once” to accelerate change and foster a shared sense of responsibility and opportunity, Transforming Schneider Leadership has touched more than 1,500 participants so far – starting with the next generation of senior management and expanding to include early-career high- potentials and top-tier executives. The initiative has exceeded both partners’ expectations in terms of impact on strategy implementation and cultural change.

Schneider Electric & INSEAD were granted the Silver Award in the EFMD Excellence in Practice Award 2019 in the ‘Executive Development’ category.

In this session, they will be sharing their success stories and interesting challenges they came across.

Following reading is recommended prior to the webinar: Global Focus article

Target group:

This webinar is dedicated to learning professionals from both companies and L&D providers (Business Schools, Executive Education Centers / Consultancies).

Attendance is free but requires registration in advance.
This EFMD webinar will be run using Zoom.
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  • Gianpiero Petriglieri

    Gianpiero Petriglieri

    Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour, INSEAD

    Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour, INSEAD

  • Jan Ginneberge

    Jan Ginneberge

    Senior Advisor, Corporate Services, EFMD

    Senior Advisor, Corporate Services, EFMD

  • Peter Hope

    Peter Hope

    VP, Global Leadership Academy, Group Human Resources, Schneider Electric

    VP, Global Leadership Academy, Group Human Resources, Schneider Electric



EiP Silver Award 2019


on-line event


january 16 (thursday) 13:00 - january 16 (thursday) 14:00 CET