Executive and Professional Development

Management and Leadership

Because there is a fine and sometimes confusing line between leadership, management, supervision, innovation and engagement, this year we’ve decided to put them all in one place. These topics are closely related and deciding where to start can be difficult. We’ve divided them into introductory or foundational programs and more advanced ones with a final section on management topics. We hope this makes it easier for you.


CERTIFICATE IN Building a Workplace-of-Choice
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CERTIFICATE IN Engaging Stakeholders and Leading Change
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NEW - CERTIFICATE IN Managing Today's Workforce
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CERTIFICATE IN Skills for New Managers
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CERTIFICATE IN Team Building and Group Dynamics
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Course in:

    Foundations: Building a Strong Footing
    Excellence: Framing and Finishing
    Management:  Maintaining and Renovating

 Foundations: Building a Strong Footing
Foundational People Leadership and Management

Think of this section of programming as a good starting place if you’re just assuming a leadership role or this is your first experience with management development training. Ideal for giving you a strong footing in the fundamental concepts and best practises that are key to being an effective supervisor or team lead. Many of these programs include a number of assessment tools and activities. They will help you understand your strengths and weaknesses so that you can identify areas that need development. You can focus on strengthening the key competencies required to succeed in your role. 

    Applying Strategic Thinking 
    Building Strong and Successful Teams
    Developing Managerial Effectiveness
    Essentials of Managing People
    Interventions for Effective Group Dynamics
    Leadership Effectiveness Analysis (LEA) 360ºTM
    Leadership Skills for the New Manager
    NEW - Mentoring Fundamentals for Mentees
    NEW - Mentoring Fundamentals for Mentors
    NEW - Recognizing and Managing Personality Differences


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Excellence: Framing and Finishing
Leadership Excellence: People and Organization

Consider this programming if you’re asking “what’s next?” You understand what and why but you’ve experienced lots and you want to develop, sharpen and perhaps even regroup. If you’re already established in a leadership or management role, these programs will help you engage your team and stakeholders on a new level. They will teach you how to lead and manage such that have influence and respect among your peers and direct reports. On an organizational level, these seminars will help you understand the complexity of the factors involved in effecting any kind of shift so that your organization can reach a new stage in its development.

    A Responsive Planning Framework
    Aligning Team and Organization: The Personal Approach
    NEW - Building Trust within the Organization
    Collective Decision-Making Practices
    Creating a Respectful Workplace
    Critical Thinking and Strategic Problem Solving
    Developing Engagement Practices
    Engaging Stakeholders
    Finding Solutions: Harnessing Human Dynamics
    Fostering Workplace Excellence
    NEW - Fundamentals of Managing in Today's Workforce
    NEW - Influencing Behaviour and Developing Potential
    Making Change Work
    NEW - Maximizing Your Management Effectiveness
    NEW - Understanding People Dynamics


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Management: Maintaining and Renovating

Like a tool kit this section has a few speciality items. Managers are often required to facilitate a new initiative or explore options. The seminars in this section are aimed at specific areas of management within an organization. Learn how to manage your social media strategy, develop marketing campaigns that are satisfying to both the organization and the consumer, how to analyze all that data that we collect, what you should know about governance, policies, wellness and more.

    NEW - AIM Higher - Advanced Internet Marketing for Organizations 
    Board Governance Fundamentals 
    NEW - Consumer-Centered Marketing: Focusing on the Shared Goals 
    NEW - Ensuring Effective Organizational Structure and Process 
    NEW - Organization Data Analytics: An Introduction 
    NEW - Policy in the Modern Organization 
    NEW - The Pillars of Workplace Mental Health 


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