PR Newswire, COLUMBIA, MD (July 14, 2015)
Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) and Catalyst, a leading nonprofit membership organization dedicated to creating more inclusive workplaces, announce the launch of a new organizational leadership development learning program, Leading With Inclusion, to help build inclusive leadership capabilities at all levels of a company.
BlessingWhite, a division of GP Strategies, will utilize its instructional design expertise to assist Catalyst in designing the courses and will also act as the exclusive distributor of these programs to corporations.
“Catalyst research shows that inclusion has the potential to unlock the innovation that will drive companies forward,” said Deborah Gillis, President and CEO of Catalyst. “Catalyst is honored to have GP Strategies join us in our commitment to creating workforces where talented women and men around the world have equal opportunity to advance and lead, and where inclusive behaviors like empowerment, accountability, courage and humility are recognized as essential leadership qualities. Through our work with GP Strategies, more individuals will be able to tap into our expertise and solutions, benefiting both employees and their companies.”
“We believe we can make a positive impact on individuals and organizations through an informed, pragmatic, and deliberate focus on inclusion in the workplace. Our customers believe this as well,” stated Chris Rice, head of the BlessingWhite division. “Catalyst provides us the research and behaviors to make this a reality. Together we are co-designing a solution that is unique in its depth and its perspective.”
Organizations can access the initial course program modules today. The full suite of inclusive leadership development solutions will be completed in 2016 in alliance with Catalyst. For more information, visit https://catalyst.org/leading-inclusion.
Founded in 1962, Catalyst is the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to creating more inclusive workplaces where employees representing every dimension of diversity can thrive. With offices in the United States, Canada, Europe, India, Australia and Japan, and more than 800 member organizations, Catalyst is the trusted resource for research, information and advice about creating inclusive workplaces. Catalyst annually honors exemplary organizational initiatives that promote women’s advancement with the Catalyst Award.
About GP Strategies
GP Strategies Corporation (NYSE: GPX) is a global performance improvement solutions provider of training, eLearning solutions, management consulting and engineering services. GP Strategies’ solutions improve the effectiveness of organizations by delivering innovative and superior training, consulting and business improvement services customized to meet the specific needs of its clients. Clients include Fortune 500 companies, manufacturing, process and energy industries, and other commercial and government customers. Additional information may be found at www.gpstrategies.com.
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