Leadership Principles Program Outline
Leadership Principles focuses on two leadership attributes: leads self and develops talent.
Over three evening sessions, you will look at your own personal leadership approach, as well as developing individuals and developing teams.
Session One: Leading Self
This session explores the attributes of a not-for-profit leader and allows participants to discover their own strengths and authentic leadership. This includes a look at personal accountability as well as the development of a personal vision, mission and set of values as a leader.
- Assess your personal leadership strengths
- Assess the importance of authenticity and personal accountability in your leadership approach.
- Understand the impact of your behaviour on other people
- Identify the value of personal vision, mission, and values as a leader and begin to develop your guiding principals
Session Two: Leading Individuals
Developing people is the number one role of any leader. This session focuses on your individual relationships and how you foster accountability and excellence in others. Participants will be able to execute new skills to move from “doing” to “leading” and motivate others to perform at their best.
- Assess effective approaches to develop your people into top performers
- Identify ways to motivate people by aligning their strengths to achieve the organization’s goals.
- Assess when and how to delegate to others
- Demonstrate effective skills in mentoring, coaching, active listening and providing feedback
Session Three: Leading Teams
This session offers critical skills in building effective teams. Whether you’re working with employee or volunteer teams, you will explore your key role in integrating individual members into one high-performing team. The session will focus on understanding team dynamics and approaches to building and facilitating great teams.
- Identify stages of team development in order to successfully move teams into the high performance stage
- Assess behaviours of functional and dysfunctional teams
- Apply different strategies to manage team conflict
Develop your leadership and team skills to put you on the right career path.
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
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!