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.
Applications Fall 2017 City of Vancouver Busary Application Deadline: September 7, 2017 at 4:00pm
Winter 2017 City of Vancouver Busary Application Deadline:
January 18, 2017 at 4:00pm
September 21, 2017 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
October 5, 2017 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
October 19, 2017 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
February 1, 2018 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
February 15, 2018 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
March 1, 2018 | 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Jodi is currently a Senior Labour Relations Advisor with Fisheries & Oceans Canada, a role she has been in since 2014. She has a Masters of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University and Bachelor's of Commerce in Industrial Relations from UBC. Her area of expertise are labour relations, leadership, conflict resolution, training and development, recruitment, HR Planning and providing strategic advice to executive directors and managers. Jodi’s own learning journey has allowed her to obtain her CPHR designation via HRMA, to complete two certificates (Instructional Design and Advanced Facilitation) at the Justice Institute as well as her anticipated completion in Mediation in 2017. Born and raised in British Columbia she has a genuine vested interest her community. Her years of HR experience have taught her that personal and organizational development can result in not only insightful committed managers and employees, but also informed and conscientious citizens.