Effective Leadership

Key competencies for leadership challenges


Organizations demand a high degree of agility, relationship building, and integrity from their leaders. In this powerful two-day seminar, you will take a close look at key leadership challenges you currently face with the goal of developing strategies and an action plan for success.

The focus of this program is developing the vital leadership competencies needed to communicate your organization’s vision, make effective decisions with the collaboration of others, and nurture resilience and positive performance in those around you.

Key Benefits & Takeaways

  • Understand key leadership models/behaviours and learn how they fit in with your style and environment
  • Develop a broad view of the organization that supports employee engagement
  • Enhance others’ perception of you as a leader with integrity
  • Build a leadership toolkit to increase resilience
  • Create the right culture to support your strategy
  • Practice key skills to stimulate motivation and recognition in employees
  • Learn how to shape strategy and communicate it to your team and colleagues

This program is designed for current leaders at all levels as well as aspiring leaders. It is ideal for those striving for strategic results and seeking to engage the people around them and align them to become leaders. The content applies to all types of organizations from small businesses to multinationals.

The registration fee includes facilitation by our highly-rated faculty members, comprehensive workbooks, results-oriented exercises, seminar supplies, meal service (breakfast, lunch and breaks), and a certificate of completion from the McGill Executive Institute.

Topics covered during the program

  • Redefine assumptions about leadership
  • Current trends – the evolving role and mindset of leaders
  • Define what exemplary leadership means to you and others
  • Overview of successful leadership models and styles
  • Self-evaluate your style and gain personal insight as a leader
  • Discover characteristics that help your style flourish
  • Matching your style to corporate culture, values and expectations
  • Positioning yourself as a leader with any audience
  • Applying different mixes of leadership based on the context
  • Understanding human behavior, key motivators and how to influence them
  • Gaining commitment and enhancing others’ perception of you as a leader with integrity
  • Creating a vision that fosters excellence and inspires people toward a promising future
  • Key competencies you must develop to stay on top of your game
  • Manage generational expectations
  • Strategize to recruit and retain human capital
  • Build resilience and bounce back from setbacks
  • Heighten awareness for personal and organizational transformation
  • Convince different people to buy into strategic change
  • Fine-tune and test your leadership competencies
  • Prepare your action plan for implementation on the job
  • Habits and processes for continually improving as a leader

CPD Hours

This program has been approved for 13.5 CPD hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA).

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McGill Executive Institute
1001 Sherbrooke St. West,
6th floor
Montreal, QC H3A 1G5

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September 10, 2020 at 12pm EST — Online
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This course was excellent! I learned what it means to be a real and genuine leader. Plus, I have never had a better instructor at catching and maintaining my attention.
Andrew Prockow
Dorel Industries Inc.

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