EMERGE is a platform that provides visibility, voice and an unparalleled development opportunity to the next generation of Learning leaders in Houston. EMERGE brings to bear the power of ATD Houston's multiple professional development channels and resources into an unprecedented development opportunity.
Application: Problem solving and application of learning
Bonnie Moore, ATD Houston President
Madhuri Kumar, EMERGE Director
How does it work?
EMERGE will bring together a cohort of talent from various employers in the city. The 12 month program has three key elements:
While increasing their knowledge of Talent Development through cross-industry exposure, participants will develop their leadership skills in networking, executive presence, creative problem solving, and cross-industry collaboration.
Identify and nominate your top millennial talent.
Nominated millennial enters the EMERGE selection process.
Upon selection, support your nominee through the journey.
As the sponsoring organization, your nomination of a candidate entails the following:
- Sponsor your nominee for ATD Houston chapter membership ($100)
- Sponsor an L&D leader from your organization for ATD Houston chapter membership ($100)
- Commit to hosting one showcase at your site, organized by your nominee. This half day event includes refreshments (est. $400)
Selection and kickoff at ATD Houston Fall Conference
Sept 2016 - Feb 2017
Mentor assigned, showcases by participating organizations
Mar 2017 - Aug 2017
Group project work
Graduation at ATD Houston Fall Conference