Talent Development

About Talent Development

We bring a dedicated service team with deep experience and expertise to every partnership. Our work is based on comprehensive planning, creative and customized program design, research-based insights, and professional facilitation. Together, we transform executives, physicians, and managers into effective leaders.

by the numbers
average score from participants

For leadership courses facilitated at one West Coast hospital

How we help build transformative leaders

Tailoring our skills to each organization's needs

We help organizations find critical gaps in their existing leadership development efforts. Then we connect their needs with our extensive, health care-specific curriculum and expertise. Partners work directly with faculty experts and program advisors who understand each organization's unique goals.

Pairing professional development with real-world application

We view leadership development not as an end unto itself, but rather a means for organizations to translate strategic imperatives into frontline action. Accordingly, we center interactive exercises on participants’ most pressing challenges and promote application of emerging skills through targeted learning paths.

Pushing leaders beyond their comfort zones

We embrace the challenge of stimulating breakthrough growth in health care leaders. Our faculty are equipped with engaging content and facilitation strategies that activate passive learners. Most importantly, we ask the uncomfortable questions needed to spur honest reflection and the will to try something different.

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Learn more about how we can help you build transformative leaders.

Check out these resources

Podcast: Radio Advisory Leadership Series

Craig Pirner, Managing Director of Advisory Board’s Talent Development division, hosts five episodes of the Radio Advisory podcast and discusses topics relevant to leadership amid crisis— uncertainty, stress, empathy, teamwork, and vulnerability.

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Virtual workshops: digestible and timely skill-building your leaders need now

To lead through these unprecedented times, health care leaders need to think differently, lead thoughtfully, and harness the power of teamwork. Learn more about our virtual classroom offerings.

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