Essential Skills for Municipal Managers (Municipal Leadership)

Schulich Executive Learning Centre

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Schulich Executive Learning Centre

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Who should attend

This program benefits managers at all levels in the municipal sector, as well as provincial government officials who work with municipalities. Participants should have a minimum of three years’ management experience. Participants have included department managers, chief administration officers, chief financial officers, chief librarians, city managers, commissioners, directors, fire chiefs, police chiefs and public health managers.

About the course

Redefining the Art and Science of Municipal Leadership

Strategically redefine the leadership skills demanded of today’s chaotic and uncertain work environment through an in-depth examination of daily professional interactions, an exploration of cultural transformation and the practice of scientifically-informed techniques of leadership engagement.

  • Analyze and redefine the leadership skills demanded of today’s chaotic and uncertain work environment
  • Examine the rudiments of corporate culture as based in leadership approaches and apply cultural concepts to excellence in team management
  • Practise innovative and scientifically-informed techniques of leadership engagement specifically geared towards creating a culture of performance and excellence

Coaching and Mentoring for Peak Performance

Develop the interpersonal skills needed to successfully leverage the talents of your staff and turn a good team into a great team.

  • Increasing knowledge on coaching and mentoring by reviewing the current theory, research and practices in the field
  • Practising coaching and being coached using a variety of tools and techniques
  • Differentiating between coaching and mentoring with the most effective skills in certain situations
  • Teaching tool: GROW Instrument

Experts

Mark Norman

For more than 25 years, I’ve helped organizations find their ways to build cultures of trust, inclusion and engagement. Working closely with leaders, we build the conditions for successful staff engagement and equip leaders and contributors with the thinking and behaviors that sustain vitality. ...

Gail Levitt

Gail Levitt, president of Levitt Communications Inc., is an influential leadership facilitator, coach and mentor with a unique approach that engages and inspires participants to learn and apply both theory and practice for peak performance. Gail offers a wide range of influential leadership topic...

Peter Constantinou

Biography Peter is one of Canada’s leading practitioner-academics in the area of public policy and administration. He has worked as a senior civil servant, chief of staff to a cabinet minister, lobbyist and international consultant. As a professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration...

Linda Irvine

Biography Linda Irvine has more than 30 years of leadership and education experience having occupied strategic management, education and executive health portfolios while working with a variety of organizations, governments, hospitals and universities. Programs Certificate in Coaching Skills for ...

JP Gedeon

Biography JP Gedeon is a nationally recognized, published expert in leadership, leadership psychology, corporate transformation and cultural change. Over the past 20 years, he has held executive level positions in the private, public, academic and association sectors, having developed many of the...

Richard Kercz

Richard Kercz is an applied psychology consultant, adviser, writer and personal development coach. He advises businesses, individuals, teams and executives on how to use psychology to succeed more consistently at work and life. He maintains both an in-person and email coaching service providing c...

Vania Sakelaris

Vania Sakelaris is a seasoned executive and the founder of VAS & Associates (VAS) a management consulting firm which provides customized advisory, coaching, and training services to corporate executives, their boards, and their teams. The firm supports systems, organizations, and people in ma...

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