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    Application Deadline
  • 3 months
The Topgrading programme from Growth Institute is designed to make certain that you have the very best opportunity to add ‘A Players’ to your team and avoid the staggering cost of mistakes.
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The Growth Institute is offering you a great online Topgrading course that is tailored to your organizational needs and schedule. This 3 month intensive course will help you learn and implement Topgrading® in your company. 

The Topgrading approach to hiring and promoting is a proven method that allows you to select only the very ‘best of the best’ when looking at candidates for today’s jobs. We’ve created a step-by-step approach for implementing Topgrading in any organization. In this challenging market, any mis-hire can be devastating and a key mis-hire can be catastrophic. Topgrading is designed to make certain that you have the very best opportunity to add ‘A Players’ to your team and avoid the staggering cost of mistakes. It’s packing the team, indeed the entire company, with the very best people at every pay level.  

Key facts:

The Topgrading Methodology includes: 

  • Clearer, more in-depth job descriptions (called Job Scorecards)
  • Screening candidates not from deceptive resumes but from a Career History Form 
that includes a built-in “truth serum” and provides full comp history, boss ratings, 
and much more. 

  • The famous chronological Topgrading Interview that scrutinizes every job 

  • The requirement for top candidates to arrange personal reference calls with 
former supervisors and others 

Resources Provided 

  • The Topgrading Workbook

  • An in-depth Hiring Manual

  • Various handouts (provided for every session)

  • On-demand videos explaining each of the 12 Topgrading steps

  • Access to all live classes in real time or recorded on your learning portal 

Who It Is For?

It’s for CEOs, team leaders & HR professionals who:

  • Are looking to develop an excellent hiring strategy, so they can exponentially scale up their businesses by identifying, hiring and retaining High Performers.
  • Believe employee coaching and leadership development is a better option than replacement.
  • Have the motivation to learn and implement the latest methods for screening and interviewing executives.
  • Want to connect with top industry thought leaders teaching their research-proven methodologies and processes.
  • Are driven to turn learning into real-world application

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure


  • You’ll participate in an interactive, online certification program, spread over 12 weeks.
  • You’ll go through 6 live, online workshops with a Topgrading coach. They are highly interactive, so there will be Q&As and discussions with other participants
  • You’ll get two 45-minute One-on-One Coaching calls to discuss your progress and challenges.
  • You’ll get our downloadable toolkit & PDFs to keep for life.
  • You’ll get a 60-day free access to Topgrading premium software TOLS 3.0.
  • All the video recordings and extra materials are yours to keep for 12 months from the start of the program.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

It’s not “first come, first served”. To ensure the highest quality of the Master Course, we’ll be only taking 50 people.

Because this course is highly interactive, in the application process we’ll ask you about:
  • Your top skills and what can you bring to the table;
  • Your business background and experience;
  • Your previous achievements;
  • Your company’s mission and current goals.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2790 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2790 USD for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
  • National

    2790 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2790 USD for the full programme and a duration of 3 months.
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