Atlanta-based Thrive Senior Residing in September welcomed the inaugural group into the corporate’s Excessive Potential Management Growth, or HPLD, program.
Thrive operates communities in Alabama, Texas and New Jersey, in addition to Georgia. The entire communities supply assisted dwelling and reminiscence care companies, and a few additionally embrace impartial dwelling.
“We name it bootcamp as a result of it’s nearly like a mini MBA and [is] actually geared towards management expertise,” Thrive Chief Working Officer Nicole Moberg instructed the McKnight’s Enterprise Each day.
HPLD follows up on a earlier Thrive program referred to as Intermentor, which related mentors with interns who have been inquisitive about studying about management generally in addition to roles in senior dwelling particularly.
“That went so properly for us that we mentioned, ‘Why aren’t we doing this inside our communities?’” Moberg mentioned.
In creating HPLD, she added, the creators determined early on to “preserve it small and really intentional.”
The yearlong program was capped at 10 workers based mostly on an utility course of, which was open to all of Thrive’s group leaders in addition to the “Thrive Hive” company staff.
Contributors meet for an hour each two weeks by way of Zoom; each time contains a distinctive theme on which the curriculum is predicated, Moberg mentioned. Members additionally meet thrice a yr face-to-face.
Every participant will probably be assigned a mentor after the brand new yr and can meet with that particular person as soon as a month. Contributors will probably be required to work in small teams on a Thrive-related initiative undertaking, which they finally will current to Thrive’s “imaginative and prescient staff” on the conclusion of HPLD.
“There may even be a commencement ceremony for them on the finish of this system,” Moberg mentioned.
She mentioned she is unaware of some other senior dwelling operator with an identical program, including that Thrive’s program displays on her earlier profession in academia. She previously taught curriculum design on the College of Central Florida for greater than a decade.
“For me, it’s actually about cultivating our expertise inside our group,” the COO mentioned.