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Communitech Academy: Leadership WTF (Where to Focus) - Fall 20|Virtual

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Leadership WTF will introduce you to key leadership principles that work in the tech world. You'll build confidence and competence, find your leadership style and begin to craft your own personal development plan. Stop asking "WTF?" and join us for four awesome online facilitated sessions.

Leadership WTF is best for*

  • New managers with less than 12​ months experience.
  • Individuals new to people leadership: "I’ve just become a people leader and I need support in Where to Focus."
  • Leaders with at least one direct report.

*If you are unsure if Leadership WTF is right for you, please reach out to us and we'll help guide your decision prior to registration. We reserve the right to assess program fit and refund your registration fee if required (less Eventbrite's fee, as it is nonrefundable and won't be included in refunds).

Learning outcomes

  • Develop your understanding of leadership and ​strategies to transition into a leadership role.
  • Act with emotional intelligence at work.
  • Harness your understanding of motivation and empathy to lead others.
  • Display authority in an authentic way.
  • Utilize effective models to provide feedback.
  • ​Begin a professional development plan to help guide your development as a leader.

Program Details:
This program consists of four online facilitated sessions with self-study and assignments between sessions. Each of the two-hour online sessions (4) are highly participatory and will be held on the following days:

  • Wednesday, October 14, 2020
  • Wednesday, October 28, 2020
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2020
  • Wednesday, November 25, 2020

All sessions will be held virtually via Zoom* from 9:00 a.m - 11:00 a.m.

*You’ll receive calendar invites for each session from academy@communitech.ca once your registration has been reviewed, which will include Zoom meeting details.

An Emotional Intelligence online coaching session is also included and you will be prompted closer to the start of the program to select a half-hour time slot to complete this on one of the following days:

  • Thursday, November 5, 2020
  • Monday, November 9, 2020

These sessions will be held virtually via Zoom or Google Hangouts.

How big is the program?
The class will be capped at 15 and filled on a first-come, first-served basis with a limit of three participants per company.

Registration fees**:

  • Employees of startup and mid-size Communitech Member companies: $975
  • Employees of enterprise Communitech Member companies and Communitech associate member companies: $1,220
  • Non-members: $1,475

Please register with your business email address, as this is used to validate Communitech membership.

**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:
Jennifer Porritt - Linkedin


For more information contact the Communitech Academy.

Cancellation policy: 14 days notice is required to obtain a partial refund of the registration fee as Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable and won't be included in refunds (Wednesday, September 30, 2020, by 5:00 pm).


We have an awesome community, and we're learning how to support it virtually.

As we adapt to a new normal, please be advised that our Communitech virtual sessions will be recorded for a) use by the Communitech Academy team to review virtual delivery procedures in support of our commitment to provide an outstanding program experience, and b) for limited-time review by program participants when extenuating circumstances prevent a participant from attending a session. Virtual recordings of instructor-led sessions are not a substitute for attending the session. By attending this program, you consent to be recorded.

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