We offer three approaches to choose from for any leadership training and leadership development intervention. The approaches are classified based on depth,rigor and impact that has to be created. The approaches provide flexibility keeping the time and budget you want to invest. The Platinum approach for leadership development training creates the highest impact on performance or culture metrics with higher benefits on cost invested.
If you have less time, limited budget and want training without measurable impact then choose the Silver approach.
If you are patient and have time, higher budget and willingness to invest for process rigor and measurable impact, then choose the Gold approach.
You can choose the Platinum approach if you and the management are keen to show measurable impact on culture and want ROI from your leadership training intervention. The Platinum approach makes the participants accountable for implementation and helps in building an accountable and high performance culture .
The Silver approach is usually selected when the culture and business performance metrics to impact on are not clearly known or defined. The Value that could be shown, in case no behavioural assessment or organizational diagnostics has been done, is whether Learning Objectives of the leadership or learning module have been met and if there is an increase in learning assessment scores. In all our approaches, we insist on Action Plans. In Silver approach, however if no follow-up is included, then the organization will have to on its own monitor and measure the implementation of action plans. Therefore change in performance and role and culturally aligned behaviours cannot be shown as Value in this approach.
In the Gold approach, the organization is either clear with their business performance and culture metrics or it allows for organization diagnostics and other behavioural assessments to know the current reality of the organization and also future growth plans to define the metrics. The Value that could be demonstrated through this approach is shift in culturally and role-aligned behaviors through feedback and if the organization is willing to measure the implementation of action plans, then the value could be proven by actions taken by participants that result in increase in agreed performance and culture metrics or reduced business, customer, people issues within a team or the organization .
In the Platinum approach, the Value is shown at both performance and behavioral change and impact on defined and agreed business performance and culture or competency metrics. This approach requires higher buy-in of the CEO and the leadership team by ensuring that either they or senior leadership sponsor and committee or action teams support and monitor implementation of action plans and agreed projects by participants to show measurable value. The organization also allows us to be on-site for reviews of action plans at agreed timelines. We also can demonstrate Return on Investment (ROI) if the organization is willing to share specific organization related data to show value for money invested in this approach and intervention.
Please note that few processes may be added or excluded in the Gold and Platinum approaches to show Value as per agreed business performance or culture metrics.
The Silver approach involves a total time investment of minimum 1 day and maximum of 3 days of the participants. It contains one training workshop module of one to two days only and half-a-day of pre-program assessment and half-a-day review of action plans wherever chosen.
The Gold approach involves a total time investment of minimum 7 and maximum of 12 days of the participants for the entire process spread over two to three months. There is atleast two workshop modules of four days with additional days for performance and culture diagnosis, assessments, telecoaching and other post training performance support processes. The number of days for the entire intervention could vary depending on the number of workshop modules and selected intervention process.
The Platinum approach involves a total investment of minimum 12 days and maximum of 25 days spread over three to nine months .There is atleast three workshop modules of six days with additional days for performance and culture diagnosis, assessments, coaching, case presentation and other post training performance support processes.
Leadership Training Modules
You may select the most suitable leadership modules based on the findings from the organization and leadership diagnostics and assessments and the organization level of managers. To know more about sample module topics you may Click Here for Leadership Modules
Silver approach: The benchmark budget for this approach could be in the range of minimum INR 50,000 to a maximum of INR 150,000 per batch of 20 participants. The budget may vary depending on the number of participants, hierarchical level of participants and any process added beyond training.
Gold approach: The ballpark budget for this approach could be in the range of minimum INR 210,000 to a maximum of INR 500,000 per batch of 20 participants. The budget may vary depending on the number of participants, hierarchical level of participants and the number of selected performance support processes.
Platinum approach: The ballpark budget for this approach could be above INR 400,000 per batch of 20 participants. The budget may vary depending on the number of participants, hierarchical level of participants and the number of selected performance support processes for impact.
Please note that all the figures given are as of 2018-19 and could vary depending on the processes included. These figure could be used for baseline to create a budget for the intervention.