Assessment Study – MDV has recently updated our research into the leadership assessment practices of organisations. The study investigated what shifts have been required of leaders, whether assessment practices and insights are keeping pace and what these changing expectations mean for current assessment practice.  The findings from this are being launched at a webinar on Wednesday 9th June 2021 at 08.30 BST. Register at

Virtual learning series – In this current uncertainty, we have been keen to support people’s capability to lean in and navigate these more demanding times, and with greater resilience. As our contribution we’ve hosted during 2020 a newly-created series of free virtual learning sessions.

Leading in Complex Times – 20th September 2018 – What a great day was had. Attendees used the opportunity to Learn, Explore and Experiment across the three themes Seeing Systems, Taking Multiple Perspectives and Promoting Enquiry. Over twelve workshops were run including an Introduction to Cynefin, the extremely popular Cognitive Challenge of Systemic Thinking, The Adult Development Journey, Managing Polarities, Passionate Detachment and Deliberately Developmental Conversations Get a flavour of the day here

MDV and the EU General Data Protection Regulation

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will be in force across the European Union from 25th May 2018.

MDV welcomes the intent to better protect personal data in a digital age. We are committed to ensuring the security and protection of the personal information that we and our supply chain partners process, and to provide a compliant and consistent approach to data protection.

MDV already has a consistent level of data protection and security in place, however we will be fully compliant with the GDPR by 25th May 2018.

Further information on our preparation to become GDPR compliant can be found here.

Any GDPR related queries should be sent to

Latest white paper

We are delighted to launch our White Paper ‘What in the world is going on? Mapping Vertical and VUCA beyond the bandwagon’.  To download a copy, visit here.

HR Grapevine magazine

Our very own White Paper: ‘What in the world is going on? Mapping vertical and VUCA beyond the bandwagon‘, is featured in the June 2017 edition of the HR Grapevine magazine (Pages 18-21). The article looks at the value of vertical development and applying this to leadership programmes.


Karen Ellis of MDV explains in Leadership in a VUCA World how leaders can keep developing their capacity to adapt to VUCA conditions and considers four mental capacities to be fostered to help leaders thrive in turbulent environments