Leaders in Action – a front line leadership program

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Purpose:      To equip front line supervisors with key leadership skills and support their effectiveness in leading within ever changing, complex organizations.

 Introduction

This leadership development program includes 3 inter-related strategies to support frontline leaders to learn and apply improved leadership skills at work –

  1. 6 skill development modules, 8 days of training
  2. One on one Executive Leadership Coaching sessions between modules to build capacity
  3. An Action Learning Team formation – to create a dynamic network of leaders to work together to implement an innovation or solve a business challenge within their organization.  The team chooses an opportunity that is within their sphere of influence, to research and develop recommendations that are presented back to the senior leadership at the end of the program.  The purpose of this method is to incorporate the skills of leadership (e.g. giving feedback, coaching etc.) into a real time project.

Published by TC Waisman

Since 1998, TC has worked with leaders in large organizations to enhance their leadership capabilities and make consequential changes to their leadership practice. Coaching and training leaders for over 20 years, TC has learned to support her clients’ development using organizational best practices and evidence-based research. TC is an ICF certified coach, she holds a Master’s degree in Leadership & Training, and she is currently undertaking her doctoral degree in leadership in a post-secondary context. Inspired by her late autism diagnosis at 48 years old, her research focuses on how higher education leaders can enhance services and outcomes for autistic students in higher learning. Since beginning her research two years ago, TC has co-founded a not-for-profit society for neurodiverse individuals, spoken on autism related topics, published an academic literature review on autism and the implications for higher learning, and was appointed an editorial board member of the new scientific journal Autism in Adulthood. TC is of Indigenous Fijian and Nepalese origin. She moved to Vancouver in 1976 where she currently lives with Dean her partner of 30 years. TC is a proud mother to her fiercely funny 23-year-old daughter Sunshine and the author of the book 75 Traits of Great Leaders. TC is on target to complete her doctoral degree in 2020.

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