Award-winning talent development programs
Developing the Next Generation of Leaders
We take your development seriously because at Blue we don't want you to just do well. We want you to thrive.
Building Core Competencies
Unlock Your Full Potential with Talent Development
At Blue, we believe that continuous learning and development is key to achieving personal and professional growth, and we are committed to supporting our employees on this journey.
That's why we provide a variety of training and development programs to our employees, ranging from on-the-job coaching to leadership development programs.
Core Leadership Competencies
Here is what we believe successful leadership looks like at Blue.
Leadership, Communication & Social Skills
Able to influence, inspire, and motivate others to achieve results. Able to articulate and exchange relevant information with appropriate delivery.
Critical Thinking & Decision Making Skills
Able to ask effective questions, interpret information, link data, and leverage knowledge to draw conclusions for effective problem-solving and decision-making.
Client Service & Advisory Skill Development
Able to utilize business acumen and intelligence when consulting with clients by integrating a holistic approach to client service.
Technical & Digital Upskilling
Understand, interpret, and integrate new technologies. Able to interpret and provide a broader context using financial and nonfinancial information.
Business Development Skills
Able to improve personal effectiveness and confidence in business development related activities such as creating meaningful business development plans, expanding client relationships, etc.
For Future Managers
Bridges is a leadership program for future managers at Blue. This 12-month program features 9 communication sessions that focus on developing the skills needed to transform an employee from being an individual team member to a future leader.
For New Managers
The PATHWAYS program has been designed to educate new managers on management fundamentals expected at Blue. The program content is developed to support Blue’s Core Learning competencies.
for Managers & Senior Managers
About Building Leaders
Building Leaders is Blue's award-winning, advanced leadership program for Managers and Senior Managers. This extensive 18-month long program was created to develop the non-technical skills of future leaders in our organization.
for experienced leaders & everyone in between
ULead is a new development program launching in 2023 and will teach best practices in leadership development. This program is ideal for experienced leaders in the firm who are seeking additional development opportunities or those who do not quite fit the career stage required for our other programs.
for directors & C-Suite
About Crucial Conversations
Crucial Conversations is a new executive development program geared towards improving team development, coaching, conversations, and feedback. This program is currently only available at the director and C-suite level. In the fall of 2023, Crucial Conversations will also be offered to Senior Managers as part of the ULEAD program.
for coaches & others
Other Development Programs
The opportunities don’t end with these programs!
For those interested in additional development opportunities with less of a time commitment, explore some of our other development options.
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