Cohort Leadership Development

Scaling for Growth SM

Scaling for GrowthSM is our flagship cohort development program, enabling you to evaluate and cultivate your future leaders. We help your key talent to develop the skills required to take on more complex, scalable roles, and your business to develop a strong leadership pipeline.


The program is tailored to align with your business goals and strategic imperatives, taking into account any leadership gaps identified during the initial assessment stage.


We then undertake a series of cohort leadership learning sessions, followed by highly personalized virtual one-on-one coaching. The program culminates in the delivery of a development plan created for each individual to ensure change is reinforced and development continues at the end of the formal program.

Our Impact

RHR has been chosen some of by the world’s largest, most innovative, and respected organizations to help them develop their talent and build their leadership pipelines. We are proud of the incredible impact Scaling for Growth has on our clients and their future leaders.

 

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97% overall participant satisfaction.
95% of leaders reported learning new skills that strengthened their scalability.
93% of participants reported developing new knowledge or insight that would better equip them to lead effectively.

Program Overview

Leadership Development Outcomes

As part of our cohort leadership development program, your leaders will benefit from three key outcomes.


  • An increased ability to recognize and adapt to micro and macro business trends in order to make complex decisions

  • Greater confidence when responding to the shifting people needs of the organization and leading in ways that maximize discretionary effort and performance

  • Improved self-management with healthy, agile and resilient habits that prepare them to thrive in challenging and rapidly changing environments.

Our Scaling for GrowthSM Framework

1. Organizational Context
We work with you to gain valuable insights into your business objectives and environment to provide the necessary context around which to build your custom program.


2. Assessment
Depending on your needs, we offer a range of different objective assessment methodologies to understand your cohorts’ leadership gaps at both aggregate and individual levels.


3. Program Design

The program revolves around the essential leadership competencies. Each program is tailored to align with your organizational context and address identified leadership gaps.

4. Leadership Learning Sessions

We run a series of cohort learning sessions, offered virtually or in person, that introduce core concepts of leadership, cultivating self-insight and opportunities to practice new behaviors.


5. One-on-One Coaching

Every individual receives virtual, personalized, individual coaching, helping them focus on their leadership gaps and adapt their behaviors and mindset to become a scalable, effective leader.


6. Development Plan and Alignment

At the end of the program, a leadership development plan is written for each individual within the cohort to ensure change is reinforced and development continues when the formal program ends.

Our Experience

Our Team

Our coaching and development team of more than 100 specialists have extensive experience delivering cohort-based leadership development programs across the globe. Our expertise extends to all types of companies across multiple sectors. 

Joanna Starek
Senior Partner,
Chief Commercial Officer

Mike Peterman

Senior Partner,

Head of Scaled Coaching and Development

Amanda Magliula

Program Manager,
Scaling for Growth

Let’s Talk

If you would like to understand more about Scaling for Growth SM, please get in touch with Kelli who will be able to talk you through our flagship cohort leadership development program, and how we can align the program to match your organizational goals.

Kelli Ryon

Head of Client Relationships
kryon@rhrinternational.com
+1 571 354 7398

The Participant Experience

As part of our Leadership Development Program, participants unlock tailored insights and targeted growth.


Through assessments, pre-work, and cohort modules, participants gain a profound understanding of their leadership styles and translate them into actionable plans. The practice phase hones skills through experiential learning, while one-on-one coaching addresses specific development needs. Measurement ensures progress tracking, utilizing manager input for a comprehensive evaluation.


This holistic approach accelerates readiness for expanded leadership roles, making the program an indispensable catalyst for personal and professional advancement.

The Participant Journey

1. Assessment

Provides deep insight and targeted development.

2. Pre Work

Introduces key concepts and sets the stage for cohort learning.

3. Cohort Modules

Delivers group learning based on four recurring pillars: 1) Energize participants and get them in the right headspace to learn and grow; 2) Engage the brain with the scientific underpinnings of key concepts; 3) Create space to cultivate insight about one’s leadership style and its impact; 4) Translate insight into an actionable plan for practicing new skills and behaviors in a real-world setting.

4. Practice and Behavioral Commitments

Builds new skills and capabilities through deliberate, experiential practice.

5. One-on-one Coaching

Builds an executable a plan targeting the individual’s most critical development opportunities. Consolidates insights from cohort learning and facilitates the acquisition of new skills.

6. Measurement

Leverages manager input to assess progress against development goals and the extent to which the leader has accelerated their readiness for scale.

About Scaling for GrowthSM

  • Scaling for Growth is built on RHR’S 80-years of experience in supporting leaders at the top of the house.

  • It is designed around and strengthens the capabilities that are most essential to leading at scale.

  • Scaling for Growth is not a training program. It is based on the recognition that leading at scale is an ongoing exercise in managing complexity.  To better manage complexity, we help leaders cultivate insight that is translated into sustainable behavior change.

  • We use best-in-class assessments to provide insight and targeted development.

  • We have an extensive library of tested development modules that can be customized as needed.
  • We are grounded in science, incorporating insights from the fields of behavior change, neuroscience, biology, and human performance among others.

  • We customize the program to make it relevant for leaders and to align development objectives with strategic imperatives.

  • The program combines cohort learning with highly bespoke one-on-one coaching with an RHR expert.

  • We leverage peer-to-peer coaching and simulate the types of complex problem solving leaders have to do at scale.

  • Our facilitators and coaches are seasoned experts in helping navigate the challenges of leading at scale.

  • We measure impact to determine whether leaders make progress against development goals.

How We Work

  • Context— Understand the unique ecosystem within which leaders operate

  • Alignment— Identify development objectives based on the organization’s strategic imperatives

  • Customization— Collaborate with internal partners in designing the program and aligning it with development objectives
  • Delivery— Execute the program, making refinements along the way based on participant feedback and ongoing partnership among the design team

  • Measurement— Leverage manager input to determine if participants have made progress against development goals and accelerated their readiness to scale

Let’s Talk

If you would like to understand more about Scaling for Growth, please get in touch with Kelli Ryon who will be able to talk you through our flagship cohort leadership development program, and how we can align the program to match your organizational goals.

Kelli Ryon

Head of Client Relationships
kryon@rhrinternational.com
+1 571 354 7398

Scaling for GrowthSM Impact

Our flagship cohort leadership development program transforms individuals into empowered leaders, unlocking their leadership potential and readiness to scale into more complex, demanding roles.
Over the years, we have enabled participants to cultivate essential leadership skills—communication, decision-making, and strategic thinking—enabling them to inspire and guide their teams, and the wider organization.
This empowerment translates into heightened productivity, elevated morale, and enhanced talent retention. Our program instills adaptability, fostering leaders capable of navigating change with grace. Our training not only shapes leaders, but also ensures a legacy through succession planning.

Let’s Talk

If you would like to understand more about Scaling for Growth SM, please get in touch with Kelli who will be able to talk you through our flagship cohort leadership development program, and how we can align the program to match your organizational goals.

Kelli Ryon

Head of Client Relationships
kryon@rhrinternational.com
+1 571 354 7398

We Meet You Where You Are

The Scaling for Growth program is adeptly structured to support leadership development on a global scale.


While offering in-person cohort learning sessions, we also provide the flexibility of entirely virtual programs, meticulously designed to meet your organizational needs and accommodate geographical diversity, ensuring leadership enhancement regardless of location.


 


Our global footprint

We have offices and affiliates in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe (Austria, Belgium, Brazil, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland), South America, Asia, and the Middle East.
Our office facilities are located in major metropolitan areas and are of a level of quality well-suited to the senior executive population.

Our international strategy is built around having a number of regional hubs and working with partners and associates across the globe. This ensures consistency and quality across geographies.

Let’s Talk

If you would like to understand more about Scaling for Growth SM, please get in touch with Kelli who will be able to talk you through our flagship cohort leadership development program, and how we can align the program to match your organizational goals.

Kelli Ryon

Head of Client Relationships
kryon@rhrinternational.com
+1 571 354 7398