About

Thomson Reuters is a major multinational mass media and information firm founded in Toronto, Canada. Impact and Thomson Reuters created a world-class development experience that would develop their High Potential Future Leaders and drive innovation, collaboration and globalisation within their business.

Objective

Generate has three overarching business objectives:

Develop future leaders

Retain top talent

Build global capability

Solution

Generate is an 11 week blended learning experience split over four phases. The global participants must work effectively together to deliver a strategic business project to a Community Client in India.

Thomson Reuters chose this blended learning approach as it accurately reflects their everyday challenge of working in a fast moving global organisation.

Result

75% of Generate participants have received promotion, 23% have been promoted twice

95% of Generate participants still work with Thomson Reuters

Post-programme participant feedback showed:

93% learned and tried new behaviours/actions that will make them a better leader

96% were equipped with practical skills they can apply back on the job

96% are more committed to the organisation

100% agreed it gave them the opportunity to give back meaningfully to a community