Emerging Leaders Program

Empower Tomorrow's Leaders Today

Fast-track the professional development of first-time and experienced managers, ensuring they’re not just ready but resilient in the face of volatility and change.

The Accelerator Program is not just another leadership development course. It’s a revolutionary, holistic learning journey combining microlearning, group coaching, real-world application, and manager accountability. We ensure knowledge is not only acquired but retained and applied.

Accelerator equips your leaders with the skills needed to navigate and lead with confidence in a constantly evolving business environment​​.

Tailored to fit the unique needs of your people, offering a selection of courses for targeted skill development, ready to launch in 30 days

Both asynchronous and synchronous components of the program delivered to remote managers, optimized for mobile and desktop

A real-time analytics dashboard that tracks progress, participant satisfaction, and measurable behavior change

Accelerator Program Features

Multi-Threaded Development Approach

Microlearning: Tech-reinforced, bite-sized content that fosters knowledge transfer easily and efficiently

Live, Remote Group Coaching: Drives accountability and real-world application of the new skill

Applied Practice Activities: Expertly crafted to combat the forgetting curve for lasting behavior change

Structured Manager Accountability: Structured support tools for the manager to reinforce participant engagement and action

First-Time Managers
Buddy to Boss Accelerator Program

Specifically designed to help new managers navigate the challenges of moving from an individual contributor to a manager role

Emphasizes foundational skills such as delegation, communication, goal setting, and managing performance

Includes multiple modalities, real-world scenarios, one-on-one coaching and learning directly related to managerial challenges, enhancing effectiveness

Build Your Own
Build Your Own Accelerator Program

Lets you select courses that align with your leaders’ needs and organizational goals, for a bespoke development experience

Focuses on a broad range of competencies, from gaining emotional intelligence to building effective teams — adaptable to various leadership levels

Incorporates a mix of self-paced learning and targeted group coaching to foster ongoing development, peer-to-peer esprit de corps and application of skills

An enhanced learning experience includes special features such as one-on-one coaching and facilitated retreats for a sustainable learning experience

Report: Creating Resilient Workforces

Building a resilient workforce is an art, honed during pivotal opportunities to develop reciprocity and offer strategic support. This report dives into the optimal use of professional development, ensuring every investment creates profound organizational and personal growth.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the duration of the Accelerator Program?

The length of courses varies, with learning journeys as short as four weeks and up to eight months for mid-level leaders, or the 12-week “Buddy to Boss” program for new supervisors, ensuring flexibility to meet different leadership development needs.

The program only takes 30 days or less to launch the first time you begin. Since our program is virtual, participants can access it from anywhere. Keystone can also work with an organization to match our skill-building programs to your unique needs.

Participants receive extensive support, including dynamic microlearning, applied practice activities, live virtual group coaching, and structured manager accountability for a comprehensive learning experience​​.

The program allows organizations to select courses and features that complement and enhance existing leadership development initiatives, ensuring a seamless integration​​.

Its unique threaded methodology and combination of microlearning, applied practice activities, group coaching, and manager involvement differentiates our Accelerator Program from traditional programs by emphasizing practical application and measurable, sustainable behavior change.​​

Outcomes are higher than industry averages in measurements ranging from completion rate to learning retention to increase in leadership effectiveness:

  • 95% completion rate
  • 95% rate the Accelerator Program as exceeding expectations
  • 75% retention of learning after six months
  • 97% engagement rate through the duration of the program
  • 90% increase in leadership effectiveness after two months.

“I never thought I could expect to witness such a dramatic difference in performance following the introduction of this program, specifically as to how participants integrated the lessons into their work. I’ve been pleasantly surprised and this was well worth the investment.”

— Maria, CEO, Technology

Keystone Partners Announces Acquisition of The Ayers Group

We are excited to welcome The Ayers Group to Keystone Partners. This acquisition unites The Ayers Group’s expertise in leadership development and organizational consulting with our growing suite of leadership transformation, executive coaching, and coaching certification offerings.

Join us as we continue to innovate and drive organizational resilience for businesses seeking a happier, more productive workforce.