Upcoming Courses
May 31 Negotiation & Consensus Building
  Negotiation impacts every aspect of our lives. The ability to negotiate effectively helps to reach agreements, achieve goals and create stronger relationships. Through this program you will learn practical strategies to better your negotations, ultimately leading to improved productivity, job satisfaction and greater overall success.
Jun 07 Fundamentals of Finance & Accounting
for the Non-Financial Manager
  Master the tools for making informed financial decisions. Increase your leadership effectiveness with a better understanding the fundamentals of finance and accounting and how it affects your organization. Become more confident discussing and making financial decisions.
Jun 21-22 Strategic Planning and Driving Change
with The Balanced Scorecard
  Developing a corporate strategy is only the first step in driving organizational change and improved performance. Following The Balanced Scorecard™, a strategic performance tool used by corporations around the world, you will learn how to translate your organization’s vision into concrete goals and actions to drive performance and provide your team with an understanding of how their work contributes to success.

FALL 2017 COURSES

Sep 2017
Directors Education Program
  Jointly developed by the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management, and delivered by Asper Executive Education, this program is the gold standard for
directors’ education in Canada, and is a necessary step toward receiving ICD accreditation as a certified corporate director.
Sep 13-14 Project Management
  Take your project management skills to the next level. Understand the importance of clear objectives and knowing what steps to take to execute a project successfully.
Sep 26 NEW! Leading Through Influence & Inspiration
  Effective leadership today relies more than ever on influencing others — it may take the form of gaining support, inspiring others, persuading others to become your champion, engaging someone’s imagination, creating relationships as well as impacting opinions and actions. While influence has always been a valuable managerial skill, today’s highly collaborative organizations make it essential. The ability to effectively influence is a must have skill set for today’s effective leader.
Sep 27-28 NEW! Relationship Awareness: A Key to
Accountability & Engagement for Leaders
  How do the best-performing leaders get to the top? Leaders who’ve mastered the secret of consistently producing high-quality results, regardless of the task at hand. Today’s strongest leaders are those who know how to influence people, give feedback, drive change and produce results even in the most challenging environments. They take personal responsibility with every task and hold themselves accountable and create accountability for those they lead.
Oct & Nov Advanced Program in Management,
Leadership & Strategy
  Fast-track your leadership and strategy skills! A unique experiential learning program that enhances your leadership skills and introduces you to best practices in strategy and management. Each program is divided into two or four modules to create the most effective learning environment possible for you. Additionally you will be able to network closely with your fellow participants outside of sessions to solidify new business relationships and create opportunities. The Advanced Program in Management, Leadership and Strategy incorporates reflective thinking and experiential learning with theory, cases and readings to optimize the learning experience.
Oct 3-5 NEW! Championship Selling
  The Asper Executive Education Centre has partnered with the Conference Board of Canada to bring you a new perspective on selling in today’s complex, multi-cultural environment. Together with Optimé (North America’s premiere sales training and development provider) and CompreCultures (experts in multicultural domestic and global business environment), this new approach to selling will equip you with the tools required for our rapidly changing economy. Are you ready for the next evolution in sales training?
Oct 17-18 Taking the Stage: Achieving a Leadership Presence
  Taking the Stage® is a ground-breaking program that shows women how to speak with courage and confidence so they can be seen and heard as leaders.
Nov 8-9 Speaking as a Leader
  Enhance your speaking abilities, and learn to speak like a leader, projecting strength and confidence in every interaction.

2018 COURSES

Jan 31

Fundamentals of Finance & Accounting
for the Non-Financial Manager
  Master the tools for making informed financial decisions. Increase your leadership effectiveness with a better understanding the fundamentals of finance and accounting and how it affects your organization. Become more confident discussing and making financial decisions.
Feb 13-14 NEW! Leadership Presence®
  Leadership Presence® is for business leaders who wish to gain the presence we associate with senior executives. The program shows participants how to step confidently onto any stage and achieve an unmistakable presence that distinguishes them as a seasoned speaker and strong leader.
Feb 21 Negotiation & Consensus Building
  Negotiation impacts every aspect of our lives. The ability to negotiate effectively helps to reach agreements, achieve goals and create stronger relationships. Through this program you will learn practical strategies to better your negotations, ultimately leading to improved productivity, job satisfaction and greater overall success.
Mar 13-14 Speaking as a Leader
  Enhance your speaking abilities, and learn to speak like a leader, projecting strength and confidence in every interaction.

FUTURE PLANNED COURSES

Date TBD

Conflict Resolution & Navigating Difficult Conversations
  Learn to deal effectively with conflict and increase your ability to resolve workplace conflict.
Date TBD Strategy Formulation & Implementation
  Explore the key principles and practices of strategic management, and the challenges of formulating and implementing a strategic vision. Learn how to conduct effective internal and external environment scans and discover how to create a vision and goals for your organization. Gain an understanding of the core implementation tools and techniques you can use to successfully execute your organization's strategic plan.
Date TBD Executive Change Leadership: How to Lead through Change
  Change is a core part of today's business world. To achieve success through change, organizations need to know how to adapt and evolve. This program will help you turn change from a liability into an asset. You'll return to your organization knowing how to build an organization that thrives because of change, not in spite of it.
Date TBD Designing Performance Appraisals & Feedback for Employee Growth
  Are traditional performance appraisals broken? Even in firms with sophisticated and highly detailed 360-degree feedback systems, employees and managers alike often look forward to the performance appraisal process with dread.
Date TBD Essentials of Social Media Marketing Strategy
  Social media can be a valuable tool for marketing and engagement in your organization. With social platforms taking increasingly important roles in today’s digital landscape, organizations can leverage opportunities to provide their stakeholders with relevant and timely information that creates brand awareness and community engagement.

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