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    Building a Strategy for Career Development: Transforming Career Management at the World Bank Group

    Date: July 18, 2018, 7:30am
    Holiday Inn Dulles Airport
    45425 Holiday Dr.
    Sterling, VA 20166
    $35.00 Member, $55.00 Non-Member, $25.00 Member in Transition
    Event Type:
    Chapter Meeting - Breakfast
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    Presenter: Edith Umole, Program Manager, Talent and Succession Management, The World Bank Group

    Overall employees tell us that career development ranks among the top reasons why they join or leave an organization. Best in class global organization are increasing their investments in career development and redefining career growth. This session will showcase World Bank's approach to building a robust strategy for career development.

    Key Objectives:

    • Recognize what to understand and consider when building your career development approach and strategy. 
    • Explore the successes and all too familiar challenges World Bank faced when developing and implementing their career strategy, career paths and supporting tools for career development.


    • 7:30-8:00 Networking
    • 8:00-8:10 Chapter announcements
    • 8:10-8:30 Breakfast buffet
    • 8:30-8:45 Sponsor announcements
    • 8:45-9:45 Program
    • 9:45-10:00 Closing remarks/raffles

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    This program has been approved for 1.0 (General) recertification credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute and 1.0 Professional Development Credit through SHRM. The use of these seals are not an endorsement by HRCI or SHRM of the quality of the activity. It means that this activity has met HRCI and SHRM criteria for recertification and professional development credit.

    About our speaker:

    Edith Umole is currently the program manager for Talent and Succession Management at the World Bank Group.  In this role she has led the transformation of the Talent Review Program and developed a succession framework for identifying and deploying senior leaders within the organization. She has over fifteen years HR experience in the areas of talent management; performance management; compensation and benefits program design and implementation.  Edith has experience working within major global multinational organizations in the United Kingdom, working for companies such as Shell, AMEC, as well as with Mercer Consulting, where she led the design and implementation of the 1st Global Energy Trading Survey. 

    In 2015, she was one of the core project leads that developed the World Bank Group’s Career Framework to deliver faster and more agile talent development and deployment to ramp-up the organization’s capacity to address complex client challenges. She is recognized as an innovative and strategic HR business partner who continuously aligns HR products and processes to meet the changing demands of the organization.

    Edith holds a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Benin, Nigeria.

    Thank You to Our Meeting Sponsor

    PilieroMazza PLLC is a law firm with a strong national reputation and international practice. We are located in Washington D.C. and Boulder, Colorado. Many of our clients are government contractors, while others are commercial businesses, non-profit organizations, trade associations, tribal entities, and foreign companies. We work with both small organizations, for which we often function as a virtual in-house counsel, and to major enterprises where we work hand-in-hand with the firm’s general counsel.  We provide our clients with a full range of legal services including labor & employment, government contracts, small business programs, corporate, and litigation matters.