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.
2019 Fall schedule:
September 19, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm September 26, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm October 3, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
City of Vancouver Bursary Deadline: August 19, 2019