Centre for Leadership & Effective Organisations


The Centre offers programs designed to provide the latest knowledge and practices on leadership, agility, and collaboration. We strive to increase dialogue and learning among leaders, managers, and practitioners in France and our global network. Our webinars and breakfast seminars provide an opportunity to share and learn about the latest challenges and solutions for sustaining organisation performance.

Evening Seminar

Creating a High Performance Organization: Key Practices for Achieving Organizational Transformation in 2018

Date : Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6.30pm. – 8.30pm. (CET Paris)
Location : Paris Campus - 9 rue d’Athènes, 75009 Paris
Subject : « Creating a High Performance Organization: Key Practices for Achieving Organizational Transformation in 2018 »
Speaker : Julien Lever, Directeur Général Adjoint, Julhiet-Sterwen
Guest speaker : Dr. Sharam Alijani, Professeur de Stratégie et Entrepreneuriat, NEOMA Business School
Language : Webinar in English and French

Program (18h30 - 20h30):

18.30: Welcome reception
19.00: Presentation and discussion with guest speakers
20.00: Conclusion and Networking

A constantly changing business environment is demanding increased organizational performance and agility. The implications for leadership and organizations will involve more inclusive cultures where teams are engaged and inspired for business success. How will companies ensure successful organizational transformation for these dynamic times?

Join us on January 25 to explore and discuss essential practices for leading organizational change in 2018 and beyond.

Speakers :

Julien Lever, Deputy General Manager, Julhiet-Sterwen

A graduate of Sciences-Po and HEC (EMBA), for 20 years Julien Lever has offered guidance to executive managers in the transformations applied to their organisations and personnel. He began his career in communications and founded Aladin Communications, then MultiCom, a web agency in the Equation communication group, to which he was made general manager in 2000. In 2001, he joined Altedia as director of event organisation and new technologies and then became general director of Altedia Training. After serving as one of the executives at the management and HR consulting group Julhiet, he now holds the position of deputy general manager of the group Julheit Sterwen, the European consulting firm that advises companies in order to assist them with accelerating and succeeding in their organisational transformation.

Dr. Sharam Alijani, Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Doctor Sharam ALIJANI is professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at NEOMA BS and an associate researcher at the research centre HABITER – IRCS at the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne. His teaching and research focus on strategic management, entrepreneurship, ethics, sustainability and innovation. He is associate editor of the European Social Innovation Review and since 2013 he has been co-organiser of the track for Finance, Economy and Society at the European Academy of Management. Sharam has contributed to numerous academic journals and organisations, including the Journal of Business Ethics, European Management Review and at the Academy of Management. His research has been published in academic journals and in specialised publications, including the Encyclopaedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (2016, Springer). With more than 20 years of professional experience in businesses, holding different management and consulting positions, Sharam has participated in the development of effective approaches in the field of teaching and research as part of educational programmes and modules for executive managers in Europe and the United States.