ERG Leader Bootcamps

Public and Private Training

"Get it done", live-led delivered online or onsite

Launch - for brand new ERGs 

Grow - for ERGs started but needing more traction 

 Thrive - For more established ERGs wanting to have a broader and deeper long-term impact. 

Virtual Team Meeting
Online Workshop

Bootcamp content based on the 2021book by ELA's Vice-Chair, Aimee Broadhurst

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Bootcamp Curricula

LAUNCH Bootcamp: For brand new ERG leaders starting or restarting an ERG program.


  • Structuring your ERG

  • Outlining the Inclusive Space Progression Model and Pillars

    • Mapping activities to the Progression Model and Pillars (Pre-Launch/Launch)

  • Building your business case

  • Creating vision & mission statements

  • Developing leadership roles and responsibilities


  • Developing an ERG Leadership Model

  • Creating a launch plan

  • Developing meeting routines

  • Welcoming and onboarding executive sponsors

  • Setting up for success – administration and business support 

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GROW Bootcamp: For ERGs already underway that need more traction in communications, programming, funding, and measurement

  • Recruiting your leaders and teams

  • Working on a budget and funding

  • Putting communication routines in place​

  • Planning programming

  • Starting to use metrics

  • Developing reports

THRIVE Bootcamp: For more established ERGs striving to create a broader and deeper impact.

  • Developing and implementing a multi-year plan

    • Brainstorming ideas, Prioritizing those ideas, Laying out the plan, Aligning the plan to the pillars and across teams

  • Making talent planning routine

    • Assessing leader development, reviewing top talent, outlining talent planning

  • Developing your process for launching ERG chapters

  • Recruiting and engaging allies

  • Leading and inspiring as an ERG leader

Public Bootcamps: $595 per person per Bootcamp (does not include Eventbrite fees & taxes)


Private Bootcamps: $5000 for up to 10 people, + $395 for the next 10 attendees
(20 max per session) + $1000 to customize

All Bootcamp attendees receive paperback and digital copies of the ERG Handbook + Companion Workbook containing 41 ERG management tools! ($49.95 value)

Q3 Public/Open Enrollment ERG Leader Bootcamps:

Launch – Monday, Sept. 20

Grow – Wednesday, Sept. 22

Thrive - Wednesday, Sept. 29


Q3 Bootcamps will all be virtual and run 10:00 am – 4:00 pm ET

Bootcamp attendees can become certified per the level associated with each Bootcamp.

(save $125 if Certification is purchased with a Bootcamp) 


See the Certification page for more info!