Build a Management Training Program

Once we hit the scale up phase at Pardot, we made the decision that we wanted to promote managers from within, whenever possible. This meant we had a number of first-time managers, and a need for a management training program. Next, we built a simple management training program that was part book club and part peer discussion.

Here’s how the program worked:

The real value was building a culture of experience sharing with a focus on becoming better managers. Entrepreneurs would do well to start a management training program when they experience rapid growth.

What else? What are some more thoughts on building a management training program?

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