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Strong Leaders - Fall 2019

Oct 3, 2019 · Kitchener, Canada

Ready to level-up your leadership game? The Communitechg Academy Strong Leaders program will help you become a manager people want to work for. Through this program of practical learning and 1:1 coaching, you’ll explore goal-setting, communication, motivation, coaching and providing feedback, team dynamics, leading through change and personal productivity. On top of it all, you'll develop a network of fellow awesome leaders in the tech community.

Who is it for?

Strong Leaders is best for:

  • People managers with two to four years of experience ​managing direct reports
  • Those that find themselves saying “I’ve been a people leader for a couple of years and I want to advance my leadership capability”

What will I learn?

By the end of the program, you’ll be set to:

  • Understand the skills and traits to excel as a people leader
  • Manage group dynamics and effective teamwork
  • Develop your range of leadership skills and abilities (i.e. leading change, resolving conflict and motivating others)
  • Coach effectively by learning the requisite skills, behaviours and personal qualities
  • Set goals and provide structure while keeping your team engaged
  • Empower your employees as employer brand ambassadors to leverage their circles of potential top talent

How big is the class?

The class will be capped at 20 and filled on a first-come, first-served basis with a limit of three participants per company.

Session Details:

Each of the three-hour workshops (10) that make up this program is offered in an open session format and are on the following days:

  • Thursday, October 3, 2019
  • Thursday, October 17, 2019
  • Thursday, October 31, 2019
  • Thursday, November 14, 2019
  • Thursday, November 28, 2019
  • Thursday, December 12, 2019
  • Thursday, January 16, 2020
  • Thursday, January 30, 2020
  • Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Thursday, February 27, 2020

All sessions will be held at the Communitech Hub (151 Charles St. W., Kitchener) from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

In addition to these scheduled classes, you’ll have the opportunity to meet with your chosen coach (selection takes place after launch session) five times throughout the course, subject to scehduling between that coach and yourself.

Registration fees*:

  • Employees of startup and mid-size Communitech Member companies: $2,700
  • Employees of enterprise Communitech Member companies and Communitech associate member companies: $3,375
  • Non-members: $4,050

*Note: To encourage diversity of thought in the classroom, we cap participant enrolment at a maximum of three employees per company. If you would like more people from your organization to benefit from this program, let us know and we can talk about a potential team session.

Facilitated by:

Hannah Brown - LinkedIn



For more information contact the Communitech Academy: academy@communitech.ca

Cancellation policy: 14 days notice is required to obtain a full refund of the registration fee (Thursday, September 19 2019, by 5 p.m.)


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