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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

Facilitator: Lisa Torreggiani
Suggested Participants: Staff, volunteers, and other not-for-profit leaders

Location: Virtual / Online Learning via Zoom
June 30, 2020 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am
July 7, 2020 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am
July 14, 2020 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am

*Pre-reading activities are required for each session

CoV Grantee Bursary Application Deadline:
June 5, 2020 | 4:00pm

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

*Full program outline coming soon

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

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

2020 Summer schedule:

     June 30, 2020 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am
     July 7, 2020 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am
     July 14, 2020 | 9:30 am - 11:30 am

     CoV Grantee Bursary Application Deadline:
     June 5, 2020 | 4:00pm


     Lisa Torreggiani Lisa Torreggiani

With over 25 years of experience in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, Lisa has worked in healthcare, publishing, marketing, advertising and supported organizations as a consultant and facilitator in health, arts and culture, social services and housing (to name a few). Lisa joined Vantage Point in 2017 and as consulting manager she assists organizations throughout BC with strategic planning, governance, capacity building, ED performance reviews and recruitment.Over the past 15 years, Lisa has served as a volunteer, board member and fundraising committee member for several organizations in the sector. In addition, she is currently board chair for The Canadian Premature Babies Foundation. Lisa is passionate about her community and connecting people to theirs. Lisa has a BA in Communications from SFU, facilitation training from the Justice Institute of BC and coach training with Essential Impact, an accredited ICC program. Above all else, she enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her husband Paul, two teenagers Ava and Luc, and their dog Gabe. Ask Lisa about Vantage Point’s learning, strategic planning, and consulting opportunities and let her know what you want to learn and how she can support you!


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