On May 11th and 12th, 2018, Vrdnik held the fourth and fifth cycle of the Course on Managing Change and Development of Leadership at the Executive Level for Senior Managers from the Organization of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This course is being held within the project "Support to the Development Capacity of Strategic Governance and European Integration in the MUP of the Republic of Serbia "funded by the Swedish Government, and implemented by IMG.
Topics of the fourth and fifth cycles were "Employee Commitment and Communication in Organizations" and Strategic Management and Performance Management.
The aim of the May 11 course was to explore the concept of "employee engagement" in order to understand the different approaches in this field. The starting point is the relationship between employee dedication and performance (performance) of the organization. The goal of this course / training is to show the importance of employee commitment and communication in organizations, as well as linking with performance management. Participants were able to conduct stakeholder stakeholder analysis, and then determine the appropriate channels of communication and messages to be used. The purpose of this training is to understand the concept of "commitment" of employees, as well as to understand possible options for communicating with employees. Relevant messages and channels that can be used in internal communication have been investigated.
The main trainer of this cycle was Charles - Henri Besseyre des Horts (France), professor of management and human resources management at the prestigious HEC Paris Business School (founded in 1881, this faculty is the number 1 business school in the international rankings in the world for 2017). He is also chairman of the AGHR (French Human Resources Management Association) and FNEGE (French Foundation for Management Education) and Senior Advisor to the Adecco Group.
He worked as a professor in the field of Human Resources and Performance Management and was the Executive Director of the Master Master Program in Strategic Management and Human Resources. Also, Charles-Henri Besseyre des Horts has worked as a consultant in France and the world (in Europe, the Middle East, North and West Africa, Asia) for many companies: Nestlé, ABN, Amro, Oracle, PeopleSoft, France Telecom, Schneider Electric, Société Générale, Lafarge. Charles-Henri Besseyre des Horts received his PhD at the Management and Management College of Aix en Provence (France) and also received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.
The co-trainer and guest lecturer was Maxine Redhall (England). Maxine Redhall is a member of CIPD (Chartered Member of CIPD). She worked as the Human Resources Director of the South Yorkshire Police. Also, she was Director of Human Resources Development and Director of Performance Development of the South Yorkshire Police. She also worked in the human resource management of Derbyshire Police. Maxine has a great experience in the field of employee and communication commitment in public sector organizations as well as in the private sector.
The topic of the course that was held on May 12 was "Strategic Management and Performance Management"
The aim of this course was to analyze contemporary approaches in the preparation of organizational strategies. The goal was also to understand how the performance management in human resource management organizations is linked, as well as the link between strategies and performance.
The main trainer was Michael Bourne (England), professor at Cranfield University. He received his doctorate at Cambridge in 2001. and worked on the design and implementation of the performance measurement system. For the past fifteen years, he has worked for many companies in support of top management in processes for designing strategies for performance management.
Michael Bourne is licensed as a Chartered Management Accountant and Chartered Engineer. He is the author of over 100 publications and numerous books, such as Handbook of Corporate Performance Management, Balanced Scorecard, Instant Manager and Successful Change Management in a Week. His research is related to the field of performance measurement and connection with strategic management as well as control systems. Michael Bourne is chairman of the International Performance Management Association (PMA).
The guest lecturer was Denis Simonneau (France) - Director of L'Oréal Paris, former director of ENGIE Group (formerly GDF Suez), President of EuropaNova. Denis Simmonneau was an adviser to the former Minister for European Affairs (in France) Michel Barnier, adviser to the French delegation to the EU. Denis Simmonneau is a professor at the ENA (Ecole Nationale d'Administration - French National Academy of Public Administration). He also worked in diplomacy. Denis Simmoneau is the winner of several awards from France, including Chevalier de l'Ordre du Mérite and Légion d'Honneur (Legion of Honor).
In addition, another guest lecturer completed the content of this training: David Fajolles (France) - Professor of Sciences After Paris. He graduated from the prestigious ENS (Ecole normale supérieure) in Paris, as well as at EHESS (Ecole des Hautes etudes en Sciences Sociales, Parié), at the Princeton University (USA), and at the Rio de Janeiro University (Brazil). David worked in several cabinet of the French government (European Affairs, Ministry of Culture and Communication), as well as in the European External Action Service (EU). David was also the adviser to the Prime Minister of France.