Kraft Heinz had recently been involved in a merger, and the organization was learning to function in this new environment. Employees were asked to adjust to the new operating structure and be more productive with fewer resources. After several years that were focused on change and operational efficiency, the Head of People and Performance sought to optimize and uplift the culture.
Our challenge was to build a program for new managers in cross-functional leadership positions across global teams. Our goal was to develop their leadership, people management and collaboration capabilities.
We were asked to design an experiential learning journey that would help participants:
The learning journey was designed not only to elevate the leadership capabilities of the new managers, but also to create a shared language and approach between cross-functional managers. Elements of the learning journey included:
As a result of this learning journey, IPL was able to help Kraft Heinz: