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This program combines lectures, case studies, and a final group project for assessment. By the end of this seminar course, students will have gained a solid and structured understanding of what it takes to be a strong company leader. Through case studies, we will explore the successes and failures of leaders. More importantly, we will explore both how leaders become leaders, and the reasons why. Through lectures, we will see the importance of vision and how approaches to leadership differ. Furthermore, through daily projects and presentations, participants will gain a better understanding of their own leadership skills as well as practical knowledge of how to become a better and more effective leader.

Course Overview

This seminar will teach you the basics of how to succeed in a leadership position. The course is broken up into the following sections:

  • Defining Leadership: What makes a good leader?
  • Leadership Approaches and Styles
  • Establishing Vision and Mission
  • Building the Leadership Skill Set
  • Self-Evaluation of Leadership
  • Presenting and Critiquing Leadership Strategies
  • Program Information

    Monday to Thursday – 8:45am to 1:50pm
    Friday – 8:45am to 11:45am

    Class start and end times may vary as schedules will be modified to accommodate Canadian holidays.

    This program does not require approval by Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. As such, PTIB did not review this program.

  • Duration

    2 weeks in duration for each program.

    37 hours of instruction for each program.

  • Admission Requirements

    International Students:

    • Complete high school or be a mature student of 18 years and older.
    • Reach an IELTS 5.5 (academic) or TOEFL 70 or equivalent or achieve a VGC Level 6 Upper Intermediate or pass the VGC placement test.
    • Pass an admissions interview.

    Domestic Students:

    • Complete high school.
    • Pass an admissions interview.
  • Start Dates

    2024 July 2 – July 12

    2025 July 7 – July 18

    * These programs are offered as a special request for groups throughout the year.

  • Fees

    Please visit our Fees page or contact to learn about our special price promotions.