The Future Ready Leadership (FRL) 2 program consists of six customized leadership training courses delivered one day per month, over six months. This program is developed for participants who have taken our Future Ready Leadership 1 program or existing leaders looking to further enhance their leadership skills.
As the foundation for the participants’ learning during the program, they will assess themselves on seven key leadership competencies, competencies required for effective team leadership in any organization. They will utilize learning concepts, strategies, and tools to work on a real-world issue affecting their teams. In addition, they will prepare and deliver a presentation on this issue and their plans to address it with their team, during the final day of the program. Participants’ leaders will be invited to attend these presentations to provide support for participants’ action plans.
Management Preparation Session
As part of the participants’ learning journey, it’s important for their leaders to support and reinforce the training. MCE will provide a one-hour ‘Making Training Stick’ session for these leaders prior to the rollout of this program. This session will cover roles and responsibilities of leaders and employees before, during, and after the training to ensure the participants have absorbed and applied the learnings.
Participants will be expected to complete a Leadership Competency Self-Assessment, prior to attending Day 1 of the program. This assessment is a foundational tool used during the program to help participants grow and develop their leadership capabilities.
Day 1: Mar. 7, 2024 | Becoming Emotionally Agile
In this highly interactive course, participants will learn to approach their experiences in a mindful, values-driven, and productive way. They will explore their emotional intelligence capability through application of MCE’s Brain-Based Leadership Model and work on strategies to grow the emotional intelligence of their teams and their organizations.
Day 2: Mar. 21, 2024 | Delivering on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Participants will work on becoming more inclusive in their leadership by building sustained and tangible DEI practices with individual and organizational accountability. Focus will be on DEI desired outcomes and tactical actions to support achievement of these outcomes.
Day 3: Apr. 4, 2024 | Ensuring Sustainability of Positive Organizational Culture
Participants will examine what makes a strong organizational culture and how it is related to the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Participants will discuss the concept of organizational presence, how to sustain positive and productive organizational cultures, and apply these concepts to their own organizations.
Day 4: Apr. 18, 2024 | Leading During Crises
Participants will utilize strategic and critical thinking skills as leaders during different crisis situations. They will evaluate the concept of leadership presence and assess their ability to influence business outcomes, how their presence and influence is necessary for mobilizing teams, driving strategy, and making an impact.
Day 5: May 2, 2024 | Promoting Innovation
Participants will learn to identify factors that promote and inhibit innovation. They will learn about the different levels and types of innovation and how they might apply each level in workplace situations. They will learn the importance of creating an environment where innovation can foster and develop and learn best practices of innovative leaders.
Day 6: May 16, 2024 | Demonstrating Your Leadership Competencies
In the morning, participants will work on a review of the content learned during the program. In the afternoon, participants will present their team issue/challenge and actions they intend to take to address it to an audience of their peers and leaders. They will then celebrate their graduation.
Shona has been helping organizations develop leaders and enhance their communications for three decades. An award-winning speaker, writer, and instructional designer, Shona is the author of six books on training, mentoring, communications, and engagement.
A Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), Certified Chief Innovation Officer (CCInO), and Certified Executive Presence Facilitator (CEXPi), Shona’s work around the globe with corporate, government, and not-for-profit sectors have given her in-depth insight into the challenges facing modern leaders.
With Mohawk College Enterprise (MCE) Shona excels in facilitating leadership programs resulting in amazing client feedback. Her warmth, coupled with the stories she tells, engages and encourages all participants.
Erin E. Monture
Per participant. Plus HST.