Business Challenge

Our client is a Fortune 200 Consumer Goods company and a global manufacturer and retailer of apparel, footwear and accessories. Our client was seeking to develop a comprehensive talent development plan to support the supply chain IT organization growth.

The key issues that faced our client were:

  • Several incomplete past attempts at creating a talent development plan
  • Alignment of Leadership Team on talent development plan approach and priorities
  • Aligning a talent development plan with overall business and IT strategy

Client & Engagement Quick Facts

  • Developed a customized workshop-based approach to create the talent development plan, which included determining a baseline for the organization, developing 2016 and 2020 organizational goals, and determining gaps in the current structure
  • Conducted workshops with the client Leadership Team for each phase of the approach
  • Created a talent development plan in nine key areas: Strategy, Organization, Key Roles, Roles, Services, Skills, Mix, Sourcing and Training with initiatives and specific actions for each area

Our Solution

Kenny & Company developed a customized talent development plan to achieve to propel the organization towards its 2016 and 2020 vision. The plan covered nine areas, complete with specific initiatives and actions in each area, to achieve talent-specific goals. The talent development plan also included a skills assessment/survey, which was used to create an initial baseline inventory of the technical and professional skillset of the organization.

Business Benefits

Our client now has a comprehensive talent development plan designed to enable the client Leadership Team to select specific talent development initiatives and actions to move the organization towards its 2016 and 2020 vision.

About Kenny & Company

Kenny & Company is an independent management consulting firm providing Strategy, Operations and Technology consulting services to our clients. Our management consulting practice, experience and insight also enable us to provide early stage venture capital investments to select startup companies, and through our philanthropic endeavors to give back to our communities.