What Does it Take? Leadership Capabilities

Date: Monday, November 30, 2020

Time: 9:00 AM-2:00 PM ET (via Zoom)


Are you looking to take the next step in your career but aren’t sure where to start? Are you a manager looking for additional support on how to coach and inspire your team? Join us to understand leadership theories, competency modelling, and how to identify your own unique leadership style in order to develop clear action plans for leadership development. Discover how to effectively apply leadership strategies in order to coach others and even to implement your own organizational leadership development program.

What you will learn:

  • How to apply contemporary leadership competency modeling approaches
  • How to identify leadership imperatives for the prevailing work environment including how to determine position-specific skills, knowledge and behaviours
  • How to assess personal or subordinate leadership capabilities and encourage mentoring
  • To develop personal learning plans or coaching programs  

Why attend:
  • To explore the evolution of leadership theories
  • To understand methods for leadership competency modeling
  • To be able to develop action-oriented leader development plans
  • To coach others on enhanced leadership potential

Who should attend:

This program is for anyone currently in a manager role or aspiring to become a manager in municipal government. It is also for anyone wishing to work more effectively within municipalities in a training or coaching capacity.

About the Instructor:

Dr. Gordon McIntosh, CLGM has 40 years of international management, educator and consultancy experience with public sector agencies. His positions have included principal appointed officer as well as corporate, human resources, social and community development functions. In his work, he provides governance development, strategic facilitation and leadership training services for national, regional, local and Indigenous governments. His current research focuses on political/administrative relations and executive public service leadership. Gordon has conducted over 1,300 training sessions involving more than 140,000 elected/appointed officials and staff. Session participants often report that his dynamic and practical instruction have enabled them to make an immediate leadership difference within their organizations.


Refund Policy: All Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. A refund levy of $113 (includes HST) will be applied to every cancellation received up to five (5) business days prior to the holding of the session. No refunds will be made for cancellations of less than five (5) business days prior to the holding of the session.

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Digital Format (Zoom)
9am - 2pm 
(Joining details will be sent after you Register) 

Deadline to register:
November 20