Leadership Series: Foundations of Leadership


McLennan Library Building Room MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

In this workshop, students will establish the foundations upon which they can start their leadership development journey. They will gain an appreciation for the interplay between leadership, followership, and context. They will also clarify the relevance of leadership development for their own career endeavors. Finally, they will assess their own leadership potential and determine a leadership development plan for themselves.

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Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Explain what leadership is
  • Explain the relevance of leadership development for their career path and appreciate the importance of engaging in self-initiated leadership development
  • Assess their own leadership strengths and weaknesses
  • Chart a course for their own leadership development

Other workshops in the series:

Foundations of Leadership January 21
Foundations of Leadership (Mac Campus) January 23
Navigating Emotional Intelligence January 28
Leading Teams for Success February 4
Leading Teams for Success (Mac Campus) February 6
Motivating and Inspiring as a Leader February 12
Managing People’s Performance February  18
Solving Problems and Seeing the Big Picture February 25
Solving Problems and Seeing the Big Picture (Mac Campus) February 27
Professional Negotiation Skills March 11


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