Take the GO Society's on-line professional development program

Learn to design and manage effective organizations using an elegant, practical, science-based, trust-inducing approach based on accountability, levels of work complexity and human capability

The program includes permanent access to a number of well designed online e-learning modules, videos, and readings.

Participants learn from each other and from the Society's Senior Fellows, all experienced senior practitioners, who moderate the online forums and teleconferences. 

Start by completing the foundation course

Introduction to work levels-based organization design and management 

It includes

  • Overview videos and readings.

  • E-learning modules on the foundational concepts of requisite organization including:

    • Structure
    • Staffing
    • Accountability
    • Managerial Leadership Practices
    • Cross functional relationships
  • Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

The E-learning may take:

  • about 5 to 6 hours for the E-learning modules
  • perhaps 3 hours if you've done some reading before hand
  • perhaps up to 10 hours if you read the recommended pre-readings and watch a few videos.


Then schedule a call to 

We feel that the most effective way to learn the work-levels approach is:

  1. First taking the introductory online course
  2. Complete a call with one of our volunteer mentors.
  3. Continue your learning tailored to your specific needs.


Other courses currently available include:

  • Organization Design Clinic - redesigning a global bank focusing on effective use of analytics.

  • Requisite Leadership Framework Clinic

  • Effective Managerial Leadership Practices

  • Compensation

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In future years:

Modules posted periodically will include in depth materials - with extensive videos and readings on major topics including:

  • Redesigning the HR function

  • Immersion learning in the work-levels approach

  • Evolution of Requisite Organization to design new organizational forms to fit a rapidly changing environment

  • Talent Pool Management

  • Assessment

  • Time-span of discretion


Professional development program subscription policies

  • Purchase the Introduction to Work Levels-Based Organization Design and Management  for $99 US. Click here to purchase You will receive a receipt for payment.  Watch video how to get started. Then when logged in to http://globalro.org, go to the top menu My Profile and click on My Courses and it will take you to the course area.  There click on INTRO TO WORK LEVELS-BASED ORGANIZATION DESIGN & MANAGEMENT
  • Board members and senior executives of non-profit, public good organizations may write the society to request a complimentary course
  • Academics and doctoral students may write the society to request the complimentary course.
  • Academics may request complimentary courses for students enrolled in their classes























Major organizations and consulting firms that provide Requisite Organization-based services

A global association of academics, managers, and consultants that focuses on spreading RO implementation practices and encouraging their use
Dr. Gerry Kraines, the firms principal, combines Harry Levinson's leadership frameworks with Elliott Jaques's Requisite Organization. He worked closely with Jaques over many years, has trained more managers in these methods than anyone else in the field, and has developed a comprehensive RO-based software for client firms.
Ron Capelle is unique in his multiple professional certifications, his implementation of RO concepts through well designed organization development methods, and his research documenting the effectiveness of his firm's interventions
Former RO-experienced CEO, Ron Harding, provides coaching to CEOs of start-ups and small and medium-size companies that are exploring their own use of RO concepts.  His role is limited, temporary and coordinated with the RO-based consultant working with the organization
Founded by Gillian Stamp, one of Jaques's colleagues at Brunel, the firm modified Jaques;s work-levels, developed the Career Path Appreciation method, and has grown to several hundred certified assessors in aligned consulting firms world-wide recently expanding to include organization design
Requisite Organization International Institute distributes Elliott Jaques's books, papers, and videos and provides RO-based training to client organizations