Practical Leadership for University Scholars

PLUS One: Foundation of Leadership

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe common leadership styles.
  • Describe leadership pitfalls and solutions experienced by people with personalities similar to your own.
  • Conduct a personal wellness audit.
  • Conduct a personal leadership skill audit.
  • Develop a strategic plan to guide your own leadership development.

Explores your leadership identity; how it changes under crisis; how to leverage your strengths, and how to be intentional about growth opportunities.

Upcoming PLUS One events



PLUS Two: Leadership in Action

Learning Objectives:

  • Explore and refine the mandate of your initiative/project.
  • Get buy-in from key stakeholders for your projects.
  • Describe the key elements of successful teams and create plans to strengthen your own team.
  • Hold important conversations about difficult issues.

Focused on bringing your projects to life. Participants will role-play through challenging scenarios, examine their own projects, and receive and offer peer consultations.

 

Upcoming PLUS Two events



PLUS Threes: Advanced Leadership Modules

Based on feedback from faculty members and CSM leadership, OFD is developing a variety of advanced leadership modules focused on topics that will support academics in all of their leadership responsibilities.


PLUS 3A: Administrative Leadership

A two-day program focused on the skills required for administrative leadership responsibilities. Includes performance management, effective communication, change management, and more.

PLUS 3A is currently in development.

PLUS 3I: Indigenous Leadership

A two-day program focused on the TRC Calls to Action, decolonizing one's unit/sphere of influence, how to incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing and doing into one's leadership, and more.

PLUS 3I is currently in development.

PLUS 3F: Finance Leadership

A two-day program focused on freeing up resources, creating and managing budgets, supply chain management, and more.

PLUS 3F currently in development.

PLUS 3E: Educational Leadership

A two-day program focused on enhancing your skills in educational strategy, curriculum development and review, program evaluation, handling tricky educational issues, and more.

PLUS 3E runs once per year in the spring.

PLUS 3E: Educational Leadership

A two-day program focused on enhancing your skills in educational strategy, curriculum development and review, program evaluation, handling tricky educational issues, and more.

Upcoming PLUS Three events


PLUS EM: Foundation

This two day event will explore your leadership identity in Emergency Medicine,how it changes under crisis, and how it interacts with other identities. PLUS EM will also walk you through applying your leadership strengths to launching new initiatives and working in teams.

Upcoming PLUS EM events



PLUS Program Details

  • Available to CSM full-time and clinical faculty. Select places available to residents, fellows, students, and community partners.

  • PLUS One and Two are both one-day programs that run 3-4 times throughout the year. PLUS Threes are two-day programs that run 1-2 times per year.

  • Small registration fee to cover the costs of catering and materials.

  • Courses build on one another, but can still be taken out of order.

  • PLUS One and Two are recommended for those looking to develop their leadership skills.

  • PLUS Threes are recommended for those with leadership responsibilities in specific and relevant areas (education, budgeting, administration, etc.).

Upcoming PLUS events