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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 leaders 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

Prework: Pre-reading activities are required for each session

October 29, 2020 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
November 5, 2020 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
November 12, 2020 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm

CoV Bursary Application Deadline: October 6, 2020 | 4:00pm

Price: $500
Location: Online / Virtual

Facilitator: Darrell Lim

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

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

Leadership Principles   Essential for New Managers

Questions about Leadership Principles? Get in touch with us:

Niasha Drydgen
Education & Projects Coordinator
(604) 637-8293

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.

Leadership Principles

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

      Essential for New Managers

2020 Fall Schedule:

     October 29, 2020 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
     November 5, 2020 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm
     November 12, 2020 | 1:00pm - 4:00pm

     CoV Grantee Bursary Application Deadline:
     October 6, 2020 | 4:00pm


     Darrell Lim

Executive Coach & Business Consultant

Darrell is passionate about building teams and developing leaders. He is a seasoned coach and business manager that has more than fifteen years of leadership experience. His substantial change management experience has served clients in a variety of industries including manufacturing, software development, health care and not for profit agencies. Darrell has a natural instinct when it comes to investigating the real issues that prevent leaders and their organizations from achieving sustainable growth and outstanding service delivery. Darrell has a Master's degree in Leadership & Management, is a published author on the topic of leadership development and has received coach training at the respected Coaches Training Institute (accredited by the International Coaches Federation).


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


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