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Leadership competencies and training for new and emerging not-for-profit managers in Vancouver

Understand yourself, your values and gain the confidence to excel as a not-for-profit leader

Leadership Principles strengthens your individual leadership skills and personal attributes to positively impact the effectiveness of your organization.

The Leadership Principles series is a unique professional development offering for not-for-profit managers seeking to enhance their current leadership approach.

Is Leadership Principles Right for You?

You are an ideal candidate of the Leadership Principles program if you:

  • are currently working in the not-for-profit sector and thinking about a long term career
  • are responsible for leading individuals and teams to deliver results
  • have a combination of demonstrating leadership in your current role, along with vision and aspiration to take on further leadership responsibilities in your career

Program Details

Winter 2017 Application Deadline: January 16, 2017 at 4:00pm
Dates & Time: February 1, February 15 & March 1 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 1183 Melville Street, Downtown Vancouver
Fee: $650

Program Benefits

  • You leave this program with greater insight and clarity around your value, new skills for leading teams, and broaden your style and approach.
  • You learn concrete skills that support your growth and development as a leader in your current role (and the next!).


Leadership Principles focuses on two leadership attributes: leads self, and develops talent. Over three sessions, you will look at your own personal leadership approach, as well as developing individuals and developing teams.

  • Session 1: Leading Self
  • Session 2: Leading Individuals
  • Session 3: Leading Teams

Visit the full program outline to find out more about the Leadership Principles program.

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Further develop your leadership and team skills to put you on the right career path.  

Winter 2017 Application Deadline: January 16, 2017 at 4:00pm

Apply now for Leadership Principles. Vantage Point leadership development program for not-for-profit managers

City of Vancouver Grantee Organizations can apply for a Leadership Principles bursary via the program's application form. Candidates will be selected by a panel according to specific criteria.



Develop your leadership and team skills to put you on the right career path. 

Apply today for Leadership Principles - leadership development for new not-for-profit leaders in Vancouver


Winter 2017 Deadline: 
January 16, 2017 at 4:00pm


February 1, 2017 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
February 15, 2017 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
March 1, 2017 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm


Leadership Principles Program Outline - leadership development for new not-for-profit leaders in Vancouver



Vincent Gonsalves

Vincent Gonsalves, Facilitator & Knowledge Philanthropist

Vincent has been working in the public sector for over 14 years at the municipal and regional level. During this time he has developed strategic community engagement initiatives for the purpose of resolving a wide variety of highly sensitive issues. He has built positive relationships with key stakeholders across the Lower Mainland including well known community advocates, business leaders, senior level municipal staff and elected officials. 



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Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5


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