Event Description

Leadership Insights - Ideas to Take You Further

Jun. 08, 2022

Optional Course  - QNET Certificate in Management Development (CMD)

IN PERSON * on Wednesday, June 8, 2022
8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

* Contact mail@qnet.ca if you are unable to attend the course in person; we will check to see if you can join the in-person course by zoom.

* If the course needs to switch entirely to virtual, it will take place over two mornings - Wednesday & Thursday, June 8 & 9 on Zoom.



Great leaders intentionally search for new ideas, and they know they must keep growing in order to be effective in an ever-changing world.

Based on the book Don't Blame the Lettuce: Insights to Help You Grow as a Leader and Nurture Your Workplace Culture, this workshop explores a variety of specialized leadership topics that will help you meet challenges and respond to opportunities in new and different ways.

Participants will be encouraged to explore ideas about leadership in ways that will strengthen their leadership practices and help them nurture a healthy workplace culture.

Some of the workshop topics include:

  • Setting the right tone and leading with integrity
  • Communicating like you're always on
  • Taking the time to listen
  • Talking about the elephant in the room
  • Advancing your vision by saying no
  • Encouraging dissenting voices
  • Taking the lead in emotional authenticity
  • Getting workplace rituals right
  • Leading in uncertain times
  • Navigating leadership transitions
  • Delegating for the right reasons
  • Leading with a sense of urgency

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this workshop, you should be able to:

  • Understand what it means to set the right tone for the organization
  • Refine your approach to communication from a leadership perspective, including say "no" and discussing uncomfortable topics
  • Take the lead with emotional authenticity in the workplace
  • Delegate more effectively
  • Navigate leadership transitions

Eric Stutzman is the Chief Executive Officer of ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership and co-author of the book The Culture Question. He is a caring and insightful leader who believes that building authentic relationships is the best way to lead people effectively. Eric has provided leadership in the field of conflict resolution and mediation since completing a degree in Sociology with a focus on mediation and peacemaking. Prior to working with ACHIEVE, Eric was an administrator, board chair, senior mediator, trainer and lead negotiator for a variety of other organizations. He believes that the best leaders and employees turn their minds first to listening with curiosity, and never put operations before people. Eric is a gifted trainer and speaker who makes material come alive for participants through humour, storytelling, and real-world application. 

- QNET Members: $419.00 + GST  QNET member list
- Event Partners (see list below): $419.00 + GST
- Non-Members: $469.00 + GST 
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Event Partners:

(Members of the following organizations receive the partner rate for this event)
- APICS Winnipeg Chapter (APICS)
Manitoba Aerospace

Other Affiliations:

CAM:OE, University of Manitoba Extended Education

Funding provided by:
The Manitoba government 





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