Training Programs at the Chamber

The Grand Rapids Chamber works to develop top training programs to grow the region’s best talent. We know that our community’s growth and success are powered by a skilled, diverse workforce. That’s why we’re committed to helping West Michigan businesses to expand the depth and breadth of their talent at every level of the organization.
Our programs feature business professionals

Create Great Leaders Alumni Network

The Create Great Leaders Alumni Network is a great way to engage with fellow alumni, support current programs and scholarships, and stay current with the happenings of the Chamber’s Leadership Programs.

We help individuals build cultural intelligence

Emerging Leaders

Learn the keys to becoming a strong community leader and building strong relationships with peers from a variety of sectors and backgrounds.

Leadership Grand Rapids group

Leadership Grand Rapids

Leadership Grand Rapids (LGR) is designed to be unlike any other leadership program. Participants are asked to use a systems-thinking approach to tackle real issues facing our community, leaving the class with a community-focused mindset.

Leadership Transformed: Executive Leadership Coaching

Leadership Transformed: Executive Leadership Coaching is rooted in strengthening the skills that already exist in our community’s senior leaders.

Through the Enneagram assessment, wisdom from guest speakers and connection with peers, leaders will gain clarity of their authentic intrinsic leadership.

We educate people to be successful managers

Lead Up: Foundations of Leadership

Lead Up is designed to guide new managers through a successful transition. Learn how to define, assign, and enable others to do the work, all while building a culture around trust and transparency. Gain new insights and break down important subjects to engage, retain and inspire your team.

We help the next generation of women to become leaders

Women in Leadership

Specifically for the next generation of women leaders in the workplace, Women in Leadership teaches practical concepts and offers a hands-on practicum in the leadership skills you need.