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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 City of Vancouver Bursary Application Deadline: January 12, 2017 at 4:00pm
Dates & Time: February 1, February 15, March 1 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm 
Location: 1183 Melville Street, Downtown Vancouver
Fee: $500


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.


Isabel Budke, Leadership Coach and Strategist, I Budke Leadership & Transitions Strategy

Required Course Material

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

Winter 2018 City of Vancouver Bursary is now closed.



Questions about Leadership Principles? Get in touch with us:

Lisa Torreggiani
Capacity Development Lead
(604) 637-8297

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. 



Winter 2018 City of Vancouver Busary applications are now closed.


Winter Schedule
February 1, 2018 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm 
February 15, 2018 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
March 1, 2018 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm


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



     Isabel Budke

Isabel Budke

Isabel Budke (CPCC, MRM, MA equiv.) is a highly respected, engaging and results-focussed Leadership Coach and Strategist, Facilitator and Trainer with over a decade of experience in senior management and leadership roles. A Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) and member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), she is a graduate of the highly regarded Coaches Training Institute (CTI). In addition to two graduate degrees (Education and Resource Management), Isabel holds an Associate Certificate in Leadership and Conflict Resolution from the Justice Institute of BC. She is also a certified Search and Rescue Team Leader and Trainer.


t: 604 875 9144
f: 604 875 0710
1183 Melville Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2X5


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