This case gives an overview of training opportunities of employees in business organizations and focuses on education and leadership development initiatives in PwC. The two main projects that PwC have embarked on with regard to its professionals' leadership development are Genesis Park and Project Ulysses. Genesis Park aimed to develop the next generation of PwC leaders, drive cultural change in the organization, and promote a global perspective on the firm and its clients. Project Ulysses however, was targeted for new partners and senior managers who were confirmed near-term partner admission, to take on senior leadership responsibilities at national and international levels.
The main objective of this case is to evaluate the benefits of employee education and leadership development within a business organization. The second objective is to outweigh the pros and cons of an in-house training program and that of an outsourced program.