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Frank Rouault’s principal focus is consulting on strategy formulation and execution in a boundaryless world. His clients tend to be executives and managers and their teams of small to mid-size dynamic organizations.

Since 1999 Frank has been the Principal at Practical Learning, a Paris-based boutique consulting firm whose purpose is to help leaders and their management teams:


  • Explicitly articulate and align their strategies to execute with optimal performance. 

  • Facilitate learning-in-action and best practices sharing on strategy execution.

  • Enable effectiveness and results in a boundaryless world.


Frank’s approach is to serve the needs and goals of organizations by helping create the best paths for individual development and intrapreneurship. He has worked in more than 30 countries and includes among his clients Parfums Christian Dior, Khuene & Nagel, Edwards Life Sciences, Benetton, Caterpillar Finance, Deutsche Bank, Federal Express, Orange, General Electric, Kenzo Parfums, Givenchy, Sandvik, Tiffany & Co, Swissport, Virgin Atlantic, Allianz, Generali, and Le Point.

Prior to founding Practical Learning, Frank held various positions in sales and talent development in North America for Goëmar International; in Europe for Herman Miller; and in France for Learning International/AchieveGlobal Frank is a French Foreign Trade Advisor (CCE) and holds a BBA from ESSEC in International Business as well as an Advanced Masters Degree in Entrepreneurship (MSE) and a Doctorate in Business Administration from EM Grenoble. He teaches at Grenoble Ecole de Management, Centrale Supelec Executive Education, and ESSEC. 

Since 1994, Frank has authored/co-authored more 20 books on professional development as well as many articles. 

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