The most valuable return on leadership development investment occurs when the right development opportunity is provided to the right person at the right time and in the right way.
Combining leading-edge research and our partnership with the greatest minds and thought leaders in the field across Asia and globally, we bring to you the global best practices and customize the most effective and best fit interventions in leadership development (LD), organizational development (OD), and talent management for your organization.
Our customized solutions are formed at the crossroads of Leadership, Strategy, and Culture. We partner with you to create the best fit solutions for your organization by adhering to the principles:
At Third Opinion Partners, we have extensive experience in customizing leadership development programs for clients and we understand how to integrate your organization’s existing talent management, organizational development, and other leadership initiatives into a holistic leadership development agenda. It is our practice to engage in a dialogue to tailor our solutions to the specific needs of your organization and deliver the most impactful leadership and organizational development interventions.
How We Help Customize Your Leadership Interventions
Common Challenges in Designing Leadership Development Interventions
Overlook the Context
Decouple Reflection from Real Work
Fail to Measure
Our Customized Approach to Address These Challenges
Consider Culture, Context, Complexities of Each Organization
Apply Blended Learning Approach: Off-site, On-the-job & Online
Create a Sustainable Process with a Variety of Learning Interventions
Constantly Review & Measure Outcomes to Ensure Relevance
Third Opinion Partners' Methodology
Drawing on our experience working with leaders and organizations worldwide, Third Opinion Partners will assist you in the customized design, development, and implementation of your Leadership Development interventions. Our methodology is a systematic 4-stage approach that consists of these key phases: (1) Diagnose, (2) Design, (3) Develop and (4) Deliver
Conduct executive interviews with key stakeholders to collect data and identify challenges, issues and developmental needs of your organization and targeted participants
Analyze data and existing HR & LD practices to clarify and validate challenges and needs
Design the program framework, content coverage, and high-level curriculum arrangement
Define and align on Blended Learning structure, overall program flow, activities and learning approach
Based on the endorsed design of the program, tailor and package curriculum and content materials for the program
Decide on delivery options including activities, materials and delivery mechanisms such as case studies, readings, presentation, learning aids, tools, etc
Schedule and arrange logistic preparation for program delivery
Deliver impactful workshops, assessments, peer learning groups, online learning, coaching and related training activities
Conduct evaluation on learning outcomes and enhance the design and delivery of future programs
Return on Investment in Leadership Development
The justification for the investment in leadership development programs need to be supported by quantifiable metrics that make sense to key decision-makers. At Third Opinion Partners, we know how to measure the ROI of your leadership development dollars spent, using proven performance metrics and assessment processes. We are committed to upholding our principle of providing leadership development interventions with the focus on delivering real, measurable impact for your organization.
To maximize the ROI, we believe organizations need to:
1. Have a clear and integrated roadmap for Leadership Development;
2. Make thoughtful selection of participants based on Individual Development Plans;
3. Ensure the design of the training is based on good diagnosis and understanding of the individual and business needs;
4. Include a robust post-training plan that includes practice and support from a coach/mentor;
5. Understand the trade-offs of doing local, regional and global training.
Our Story of Impact
Over the last 20 years, we have partnered with leaders and organizations of all sizes around Asia and across the world, in the public sector and private sector, as well as educational institutions and NGOs. We are privileged to have worked with many of our clients on multi-year projects, and across multiple countries and functions.
We believe that becoming an impactful and purposeful leader requires a lifelong commitment to learning, adapting, and changing. We are passionate about working with leaders who want to create lasting impact and positive change in their organizations, with their teams and in society.
Global Luxury Goods Company
Accelerates Asia Leadership Talent in APAC region
A global luxury goods company partnered with Third Opinion Partners to design and deliver the Asia Leadership Advancement Program, a global leadership development initiative targeted at high potential Asia leaders to advance in the global stage.
Leadership & Governance Centre
Develops a Flagship Leadership Development Program at Leadership and Governance Centre - a government agency under Ministry of Finance
Third Opinion Partners responded to the global challenge and designed then delivered the Global Leadership Development Program (GLDP), to meet the Leadership & Governance Centre’s leadership requirements of developing senior leaders in the financial sector
Global Professional Services Firm
Advances Leadership for Partners at Big 4 professional services firm in APAC
Big 4 professional services firm partnered with Third Opinion Partners to create the Advanced Leadership Excellence Program —a customized program to ready the new partners for their significantly enlarged leadership roles
Leadership Institute of State Civil Services
Customized Leadership Development programs for senior civil leaders of a state government in Malaysia
Third Opinion Partners worked closely with the Leadership Institute of Civil Service in a state of Malaysia to design and deliver a series of customized leadership development programs to elevate leadership skills of senior civil leaders of state government