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and changes itself. We will touch on topics such as the role of emotions in decision making, the impact of stress, interpersonal communication and how social bonds are formed. The course introduces five unique capabilities of the brain that are critical for effective leadership.
Facilitator: Paul Mohapel Length: 1 day
Date: Mon, Mar 4, 2019 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $325+ applicable taxes Building a Business Case
In order to realize our ideas – from conceptualization through actualization – we need to make a case and present it effectively with language that portrays the depth of our belief in the initiative and the merits of it coming to fruition, while addressing potential challenges and risks. In this two-day course, you will work through all the phases of business-case development, produce a full draft of a business case and practice presenting it to decision-makers.
Facilitator: Doug Kerr
Length: 2 days
Date: Mon, Jan 28 and Tue, Jan 29, 2019 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $495 + applicable taxes
Business Essentials
for Middle Managers
This workshop introduces you to the foundations of management-thinking, enabling you to distinguish the difference between common sense and hype in
the workplace. Through robust class discussion, case analysis and personal reflection, you will gain insight into
middle management as differentiated from other levels of management and leadership. The intent is to provide you with enough basic information to be comfortable and confident tackling real-life management/ supervisory challenges.
Facilitator: Don Caplan
Length: 2 days
Date: Thu, Nov 29 and Fri, Nov 30, 2018 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $549 + applicable taxes
Combinatory Play:
Choir, Dialogue & Solving
Real Problems
Combinatory Play invites us to step away from the pressure of linear problem-solving, have fun, and in so doing, rediscover the clarity, energy and creativity necessary to return to our work with insight, perspective and productivity. In this one-day, highly experiential and fun workshop, participants will bring a problem where they feel “stuck.” They will immerse themselves in the emerging trends of choir, mindfulness and dialogue - leaving with new creative tools, skills and insights to solve old problems and get work done. No singing or music reading experience necessary.
Facilitators: Patricia Galaczy and Marc Jenkins Length: 1 day
Date: Fri, Feb 22, 2019
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $249 + applicable taxes
The Conflict Prevention
& Peacebuilding Introductory Workshop
The capacity to analyze conflicts, negotiate and provide mediating functions to
defuse potentially explosive situations
are all real needs emanating from today’s conflicts. The Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Introductory Workshop
is a vehicle through which such capacity
is developed and is designed to provide participants with opportunities to build bridges between theory and practice. This two-day introductory workshop focuses on the theory, models and skills applicable to conflict prevention and peacebuilding in a domestic or international context.
Facilitators: Ken Christie and Evan Koffman Length: 2 days
Date: Thu, May 2 to Fri, May 3, 2019
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $649 + applicable taxes
Conversational Intelligence:
The Neuroscience of Building Trust
In this workshop, you will explore how to increase your effectiveness as a communicator. How do you create the optimum conditions that will enhance relationship building and get you better results? Discover what happens in the brain that shuts trust down and what
builds trust up. Learn how to structure
your conversations to build trust in order
to be more effective as a communicator. This course is based on the best-seller Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results by Judith E. Glaser.
Facilitators: Lily Seto Length: 1 day
Date: Wed, Oct 24, 2018 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $325 + applicable taxes
Creating & Supporting
an Empowered Culture
in the Workplace
People who practice empowerment participate and contribute at high levels, are creative and innovative, take sound risks, are willing to be held accountable
and demonstrate leadership. When properly understood and developed, empowerment can help individuals authentically and meaningfully engage in their work and
in their organizations. This practical and participatory full-day course explores the best practices, skills and tools necessary to create and support an empowered culture within the contemporary organizational context.
Facilitator: Patricia Galaczy Length: 2 days
Date: Thu, Feb 14 to Fri, Feb 15, 2019 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $549 + applicable taxes
Creative Problem-Solving
for Innovation: Getting Everyone Out of the Box
Business innovations and scientific discoveries often result from romantic experiences, rags-to-riches stories and chance. However, business insight and scientific discovery is also a way of thinking that can be learned and practiced. If you have always understood that optimal performance demands creativity, innovations and insight, then this course is for you.
Learn to access and maximize creative tools, energy and skills to generate productive and sustainable solutions.
Facilitator: Jennifer Walinga
Length: 1 day
Date: Fri, Nov 9, 2018 or Tue, Mar 5, 2019 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $249 + applicable taxes

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