Communitech Strong Leaders will help you become a manager people want to work for. Through 10 months 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 managers with at least six months experience with direct reports working for a tech company or in a technical role.
How much time will it take?
Plan to invest around three hours per week on assigned readings and practical homework. Then adjust according to your level of procrastination.
How big is the class?
The class will be capped at 15 and filled on a first-come, first-served basis, with a limit of three participants per company.
What will I learn?
By the end of your ten months, you’ll be set to:
- Understand the skills and traits to excel as a 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
2016 - 2017 schedule:
Program Launch: October 6, 2016, 9am - 12pm, Communitech Hub: EBC (first floor)
10 workshops: 9am - 12am, Communitech Hub (dates below)
One-on-one coaching sessions: 5-7 times throughout the year to be arranged between the coach and coachee at a mutually beneficial time.
- October 27
- November 17
- December 8
- January 19
- February 9
- March 2
- March 23
- April 13
- May 4
- May 25
Cancellation policy: 7 days notice is required to obtain a full refund (Thursday, September 29, 2016 by 5pm)
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