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The Next Level One-on-Ones Cohort isn't your typical online course. Its manager training — reimagined.

You'll collaborate with and learn from an intimate peer group of 10 like-minded managers who are looking to take their team — and their one-on-ones — to the next level. 

Our Cohorts are limited to 10 students per session to ensure you get the the maximum coaching and support. Because of this, the Cohorts sell out quickly, so if you're interested, apply for our next Cohort now!

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"I really enjoyed access to a network of peers outside my field, who helped me realize that we all struggle with similar challenges and offered fantastic insight and techniques."


Paul G., Director of Data Analytics, American Hospital Association

Introducing the "Next Level One-on-Ones" Cohort

Who is it for?

This course is for managers struggling to connect with their team and get the results they believe they could have and who are looking for coaching and support that is tailored to their team's unique challenges.

How does it work?

You watch the modules, complete the action items, use the provided process, scripts and templates. Attend the private and group coaching calls, follow the process, get results.

What does it cost?

You can join a Cohort for as little as one payment of $1,999. You can also check out our other program offerings here


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"The course videos were incredibly valuable for me, but what was surprisingly the most valuable was the Cohort Group Calls — what an amazing group of people to learn from."


Jolene T., Learning and Development Manager, Vertin

What's included in the course...

30+ On-demand Videos

These videos teach foundational principles and a process to plan, introduce and have effective one-on-one meetings that go beyond the traditional status update and help you connect with your teams.

Action-oriented Resources

10+ downloadable resources, including scripts for introducing one-on-ones, a roadmap for your first one-on-one, Conversations Guides and more.


Direct Access

This isn’t a course you sign up for, work through alone, and burn out on. You’ll get direct access to Uptick’s Co-founders for coaching and feedback.


5 Group Cohort Calls

Collaborate with and learn from other like-minded managers in your Cohort on weekly calls where we'll work share our successes, work through our challenges and grow together.  

4 Private Coaching Calls

Private Coaching Calls are your opportunity to dive deep into the challenges you're facing on your team, and receive specific feedback and advice tailored to your situation.


Private Slack Community

Joining the Cohort also gives you access to a private slack community of like-minded individuals and Uptick team members where you can share your experiences and struggles as a leader.



Collaborative Cohort




  • 30+ On-demand video lessons
  • 10+ Action oriented downloadable resources
  • 5 Group Cohort Calls
  • 4 Private Coaching Calls
  • Access to private Slack community
  • 3 month Uptick subscription
  • Certificate of completion

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"I'm more confident in running my 1:1s now.


Allan N., Area Director, Shake Shack

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Please fill out the form below to inquire about joining our next Cohort. After submitting the form, we'll reach out shortly to discuss next steps and how you can join the next Cohort. 


Frequently Asked Questions


Are there any prerequisites for this course?

There are no prerequisites for this course — anyone who is interested in having productive one-on-ones with their team is able to enroll.

How can I get this course paid for?

Teams get better when their leader gets better, most companies and organizations have budgets set aside for leadership development and training. Use this script to get approval to expense “The Next Level One-on-Ones Course” as a leadership development and training expense.

Who is teaching the course?

This course is taught by Uptick Co-founders, Chris Zaugg and Michael Probert. Chris has over three decades worth of experience building and managing teams and is passionate about establishing and maintaining trusting relationships with his team members — and helping others do the same. Michael brings his experience being both a team lead and individual contributor, to give thought-provoking insights and observations from both perspectives. 

What is included in the course?

Included in the Collaborative Cohort program is:

  • Access to 6 video modules (30+ videos total)
  • Access to 12 action-oriented resources
  • Direct Access to Chris and Michael for coaching and feedback
  • 4 , 30 minute Private Coaching Calls with either Chris or Michael
  • 5 Group Cohort Calls
  • Access to our private Slack community
  • A 3 month, Standard Plan subscription to Uptick for you and up to 4 of your team members
  • Certificate of completion

What happens on the Group Cohort Calls?

We'll use these calls as an opportunity to talk through course materials, any questions you may have, and provide support as you get one-on-ones with your team up and running.

What happens on the Private Coaching Calls?

The Private Coaching Calls are your opportunity to get dedicated support on unique challenges you're facing and answers to your specific questions. This is your time, so we can talk through whatever is on your mind when it comes to one-on-ones with your team.

When are the Group Cohort calls?

With the exception of the Cohort Kickoff Call (May 3 for the May Cohort, from 12 - 1 pm CST), the Group Cohort Calls will be held weekly on Thursdays from 12 - 1 pm CST.

When are the Private Coaching Calls?

After enrolling in the course, you will have the option of scheduling your weekly coaching calls on Wednesdays or Fridays.

What if I can't attend a Group Cohort Call?

We understand that emergencies happen and that you might have to miss one of the live Group Cohort Calls — that's why we record all the calls and share them with attendees. If you miss a live call, you can catch up by watching the recording.

How much dedicated coaching will I receive?

You will have 4, 30 minute one-on-one coaching calls with either Michael or Chris. You can also live chat with Michael or Chris during office hours, directly from the course.

What's your refund policy?

We have a "30 Day Give it Your All Guarantee". If you complete the course, participate in the private and group calls, and aren’t able to generate results with your team that you’re looking for, we want you to write us for a refund. We’re 100% confident that you’re going to dramatically change the sentiment on your team and have a more engaged, higher performing team as a result of this course.