This program is definitive in advanced leadership dynamics!

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.

Core Competencies

This course has been designed for participants to learn and develop different leadership competencies over the entire program

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Diversity

  • Leadership Presence

  • Organizational Presence

  • Critical Thinking

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Innovation

Course Content

Throughout the program, we will clearly demonstrate the connection between each day and each topic, ensuring participants feel connected and engaged with content, other participants, guest speakers, and the facilitator

  • 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.

  • Prework

    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: Oct. 17, 2023 | 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: Nov. 14, 2023 | 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: Dec. 12, 2023 | 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: Jan, 16, 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: Feb. 13, 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: Mar. 19, 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.


MCE Facilitator Rose Spadafora

Rose Spadafora is an Executive Coach and Facilitator who has held leadership and executive roles for 25 years. Rose has been at the Executive Boardroom table where recommendations and decisions get made, and knows first-hand what it takes to be successful in business, to grow confidence, impact, and influence. Known as a mentor to many and with proven leadership in business background, Rose has generated multiple award-winning business results. Rose also gives back to her community through organizations she has a strong affinity to support.

Utilizing her depth of business background, Rose is a very capable advisor and coach, and is known to have the right balance of straight talk, while having intuitive kindness at heart.

Rose has a BA from McMaster University and Executive Coaching Certification through the ICF accredited Center for Executive Coaching, Rose has additional certifications through CoachingOurselves, Thinking Intelligence, and holds Financial Diplomas including CFP and IFIC.

Why I took FRL 2

Phil DiFlorio

Terra Greenhouses

"Completing Future Ready Leadership 1 & 2 has made me a more confident leader. It was more than just listening to ways to lead, it was creating an understanding of why we have certain tendencies and how to adjust when needed."

Christine Madden

Program Manager, Ontario Works

“I truly enjoyed this program. The facilitator was excellent and was able to keep the group engaged despite the fact that it was remote leaning. I liked how the final day was able to bring all of the learning together.”

Alana Hill

Coordinator, Healthy Babies Healthy Children, Six Nations of the Grand River

“The various ways of thinking and innovative skills would assist in many situations for many of those in management.”

Laura Thomas

Associate Dean Allied Health and Medical Radiation Sciences Mohawk College

“FRL2 develops leadership skills in an inter-professional group which allows you to learn from others at the same time as learning from the facilitator.”

Mark Kowalchuk

Business Performance Manager, Walker Industries

"Very interesting with real-world/life situations and analysis."

Erin E. Monture

CEO, Indigenous Organization, Grand River Employment and Training Inc.

“The materials and group exercises were very relatable to my work environment.”

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