Transform Your Team.
Drive Immediate Results.

Great managers aren’t born. They’re made. Introducing the Welch Way Management Training Program. A training program utilized by over 240 companies and more than 20,000 employees that makes it fast and easy to go from learning—to doing.

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The Team with the Best Players Wins.

Make your team the place to be. Give them a set of proven tools and actionable practices they can apply immediately to improve productivity and become better leaders.

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Find out how the Welch Way drives fast, immediate action and delivers tangible results.
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Relevant and Content-Rich Courses

Each of our 8 self-paced courses provide mission-critical management skills.
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Anytime, Anywhere, Any Device

Our exclusive partnership with Sophia.org lets your people learn wherever and whenever they want.
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About Welch Way
The Welch Way is the only management training program that delivers battle-tested business techniques your teams can put into action immediately. As one of the most successful business leaders of all time, Jack Welch knows what it takes to motivate people, get results, and make organizations win. This program gives your team everything they need to do the same—and do it now.

Welch Way Benefits

Timeless Teachings

Welch Way was personally developed by Jack to help your team learn the distinct performance- and people-driven management methodology that made him an icon of global business and has influenced thousands of today’s top companies.

Immediate Applicability

Welch Way is designed to deliver top management performance—and deliver it today. With everything your team learns, they’ll get powerful, step-by-step instructions for putting their new skills into practice and getting the most out of their people.

Personalized, Interactive Learning

Working in partnership with Sophia—the most impactful and engaging online learning platform—Welch Way allows your people to work at their own pace, on their own time and from almost any web-enabled device.

Are you ready to grow your team?

"Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others." Jack Welch, Executive Chairman

Course information

The Welch Way offers a fast, flexible, richly interactive approach to online training—one that makes your team want to lean in and engage with the skills and ideas that will make an immediate impact on their work.


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Select from one of the 8 courses that upskill your team and increase their performance:

Practice great leadership principles that drive performance.
  • Establish mission and values that define how to win
  • Cultivate a culture of candor to improve efficiency and effectiveness
  • Create a performance culture through differentiation
  • Generate productive communication and good ideas
Cut through the complexities of strategy development.
  • Understand the macro and micro aspects of strategy development
  • Develop a clear and actionable plan
  • Implement a winning strategy
  • Evaluate and adjust existing strategies to maximize impact
Improve operational efficiency to gain a competitive advantage.
  • Evaluate your operations and uncover deficiencies in your supply chain
  • Develop concrete steps to improve the efficiency of your operation
  • Manage the process of implementing operational changes
Learn to manage people effectively to bring out the best performance.
  • Hire, fire, and promote to build the strongest possible team
  • Find employees’ strengths and help them maximize their potential
  • Use differentiation to motivate and manage the team to deliver the behaviors needed to achieve the company’s mission
Gain proficiency in business finance as a non-finance professional.
  • Understand the language of business finance
  • Learn the basics of accounting and financial processes
  • Build and manage budgets and business plans
Learn to design and implement a successful change initiative.
  • Properly identify the need for change
  • Define the right scope of the change
  • Get the right teams and processes in place
  • Make sure that the change lasts
Break patterns of stagnation and find ways to add value by solving problems faster and moving to execute changes faster.
  • Dispels myths of what innovation really is
  • Learn a systematic method to gather new ideas
  • Presents practical steps that can help you build a nimble adaptive organization
Suitable for individual contributors and for those who have not yet stepped into a management role, this course provides straightforward guidance on how to grow professionally.
  • Learn what it takes to drive the organization forward
  • How to align your activities to the mission and strategy of the organization
  • Classic pitfalls to avoid as you grow in your career
  • How to communicate effectively and with confidence

Your game plan for success.

Each of our 8 self-paced Welch Way courses requires a total time investment of 8–10 hours and is divided into several modules. Within each course module, participants advance through a simple, four-step process that ultimately gives them a playbook to help them put mission-critical leadership concepts into action immediately.

Follow Steps

1 Keynote from Jack
Every section begins with a brief video from Jack. He introduces the key topics and highlights the proven practices that will drive your team and your organization to stronger performance.
2 Guiding Questions
Next, guiding questions get you thinking about the material ahead. You’re asked to focus on each one, and then conduct a quick self-assessment of your current skills before you dive in.
3 Core Content
From there, you immerse yourself in the core content of the section. You get detailed insights into Jack’s principles and practices, and you start to see how his teachings apply directly to your work.
4 Playbook*
Finally, get actionable steps and tools for deploying the new learned skills. As students advance through each section of the Welch Way, they’ll build a custom Playbook that will help maximize productivity.
*The Playbook includes:
  • Takeaways that help you translate Jack’s teachings into the context of your own organizational challenges.
  • A plan of action for implementing your new management skills and tracking your progress along the way.
  • Game pages that provide step-by-step instructions for managing your people.