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Saturday Seminar – February 15, 2020.

SPECIAL PROGRAM: Strategic Leadership Competency Assessment: Development, Application and Use

Saturday, Feb 15, 2020

Time: 9:00am - 12:30pm


Strategic Leadership Competency Assessment:  Development, Application, and Use

Kevin S. Groves, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Management at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School and President of Groves Consulting Group, LLC.

This session will introduce participants to the Strategic Leadership Assessment, a multi-source and multi-level leadership assessment and development tool that targets the strategic leadership competencies of mid- to senior-level leaders (managers, directors, and newly placed VP's). This innovative talent assessment process provides leaders with multi-source feedback across twenty validated strategic leadership competencies, as well as feedback on the strategic alignment of their respective business units. The session speaker, Kevin S. Groves, Ph.D., will describe the development and validation of this assessment and development tool, and how his clients use this tool for succession planning, talent development practices, and career development applications.


Kevin S. Groves, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Management at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School and President of Groves Consulting Group, LLC. The consultancy supports businesses, non-profit organizations, and government agencies with leadership and organization development solutions, including 360-degree assessment tools, executive development program design, succession planning systems, executive team development, and strategic planning facilitation. Supporting clients across multiple industry sectors, the firm focuses on developing evidence-based solutions anchored by rigorous research. A sample of the firm’s recent clients includes Keck Medicine of USC, Fox Entertainment Group, IngramMicro, Allison+Partners, Laserfiche, Witt/Kieffer, Kaiser Permanente, The Boeing Company, Daimler Trucks North America, Jollibee Foods Corporation, Sutter Health, and HealthStream, Inc.

As an Associate Professor of Management at the Graziadio School, Dr. Groves teaches a range of graduate courses including executive leadership, organization design and strategic alignment, and talent management. He primarily teaches in the Graziadio School’s MBA, MSHR, and DBA programs at the Malibu and West Los Angeles campuses. Prior to his academic career, Dr. Groves worked as a management consultant in the Strategy & Organization practice at Towers Perrin (now Willis Towers Watson).

Event Location

Antioch University | Conference Room Number: A1000
400 Corporate Pointe
Culver City , CA 90230

Event Fees:

ATD LA/OC Member Reduced Rate $ 25.00

Non-Member Rate $ 35.00

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