Date Time Speaker Room
Friday, February 03, 201212:10 PM - 1:00 PM
Tammy Heermann, Director, Customized Leadership Solutions


Many organizations are ramping up investment in learning and development programs.  Yet questions about the impact and value of such efforts remain. Why haven’t these programs resulted in sustained behaviour change in leaders or the broader organizational culture? There are three essential building blocks for impactful development initiatives: mindset, skillset and deliberate process. Find out how to begin leveraging them in your own organization to enhance the success of your learning and development campaigns.


  • Learn what it really takes to build sustained leadership capacity in your organization and walk away with an organizational assessment designed to measure the implementation readiness of your leadership development programs
  • Start designing leadership initiatives that can fundamentally transform individuals, teams and organizational culture
  • Apply a template in your workplace to outline the mindset, skillset and deliberate processes necessary for driving sustained results
  • Understand why your existing leadership development efforts are or are not creating the behaviour change desired with a takeaway tool that outlines which tactics help and which hinder the successful implementation of integrated leadership development solutions
  • Find out how to better influence investment in your leadership development efforts over time
  • Glean insights from top-tier organizations that have achieved sustained results with integrated leadership development initiatives


Tammy Heermann, MSc, is director of customized leadership solutions with Knightsbridge.  She has designed, developed and facilitated award-winning leadership programs in Canada and abroad for more than 12 years. Tammy’s expertise is in helping her clients build leadership capacity through the design of leadership strategy, competencies, curriculum and learning programs, both in the private and public sector.  Tammy also works with executive and functional teams in the areas of strategy facilitation and team effectiveness. Prior to joining Knightsbridge, Tammy held HR leadership positions in Canada and Europe, working with executives to implement organizational effectiveness and global learning and development strategies to achieve strategic objectives. She has published in the areas of influence and women and leadership, and is a frequent HR commentator in both electronic and print media.

Tammy is a graduate of the London School of Economics, with a masters of science degree in personnel management and industrial relations, specializing in change leadership and the impact of global HR strategies on business results. She holds an honours BComm with a double major in marketing and human resources from the University of Saskatchewan.