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Custom Leadership Programs

Make your leaders stronger than the barriers to team performance.

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Our cohort-based development programs focus on building a system of leaders with the unique combination of capabilities and leadership behaviors that your organization needs to be successful.


Why choose our Custom Leadership Programs?

Sustainable Leader Behaviors

The old ways of developing leaders, with one-off training programs, no longer cut it. McChrystal Group’s Leadership Development puts learning in context over time and makes it active—to create the sustainable behavior change needed for genuine transformation.

Competitive Agility

Operating quicker and more intelligently is key to outpacing the competition—this is at the heart of all we do at the McChrystal Group. Leaders play a crucial role in this as they drive team performance and business outcomes.

High Performing Teams

At McChrystal Group, we believe in the power of shared consciousness, common purpose, trust, and empowerment. Leadership development is central to building diverse, flexible and empowered teams that have these characteristics.

ROI—The Ultimate Metric

Leadership development is a $300bn+ industry, but 66% of managers said they didn’t improve after participating in leadership development programs. Leader development MUST deliver a business return on investment and McChrystal Group is positioned to do so.

The McChrystal Group offsite with its unique experiential elements and interactive small group sessions delivered an energized leadership team—refocused on our mission and ready for our next phase of growth.”

Biohaven Pharmaceuticals

The McChrystal Group was able to lead our executive development cohort through a series of meaningful conversations and simulations that allowed us to reset our fundamental role and priorities as leaders. Going back to the basics and evaluating our leadership effectiveness through the lens of team building and team management was a powerful exercise.”

Healthcare Company

What We Will Do

Gap Analysis 

We review key documents, interview critical stakeholders, understand and prioritize issues, and then design a uniquely tailored experience based on your specific needs and strategic objectives. 

Creative Learning Design 

We leverage our learning design expertise, selecting a range of training methods (in-person, virtual, and self-directed), developing content to effectively deliver objectives.

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would recommend McChrystal Group leadership development programs to a peer.
Project Management, Coordination, and Preparation 

We coordinate critical logistics, in partnership with your team, to ensure that your people receive a high-impact experience that delivers results.

Delivery and Reporting 

We prime participants in advance with intriguing pre-reads and videos, then leverage our seasoned leaders to share compelling concepts and facilitate powerful discussions. Throughout the delivery, we capture participant data and critical themes that emerge, and afterward, provide you with a useful Results Report.

What We Will Deliver

Every leadership program is different because every client’s needs are unique. But in every case, we use an experiential, systems approach that combines multiple components to sustain transformation.

Get your team operating at their full potential.