Practical Leadership for University Scholars

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.).

PLUS 1: Foundations 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.

PLUS 2: 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.

 

PLUS 3E: Educational Leadership

This two-part program is designed for those leading educational units, programs, or initiatives. Over multiple days, you will focus on enhancing your skills in educational strategy and building your competencies in curriculum development and review. You will also explore program evaluation, get some time to role-play handling tricky educational issues, and more.

PLUS 4: Reconciliation Leadership Foundations

This new program is for leaders interested in incorporating the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action into their work.

This four-part virtual course will run Jan 7, 14, 28, and Feb 11 from 8-11 AM. It is open to those who currently hold leadership roles in CSM or AHS. This is an intensive course which will involve some pre-work in order to get the most out of your class time. It will ask you to interrogate your own beliefs while giving you tools to make meaningful change.


Claiming CME Credits for OFDP Workshops

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PLACE: Practical Leadership and Community Engagement

Are you the employee of a non-profit and looking to develop your leadership skills? This FREE two-day leadership workshop is exclusively tailored to non-profit organizations in Calgary and only runs once per year.

By the end of this program, participants will:

  • Be able to describe common leadership styles
  • Have conducted a personal wellness audit
  • Have conducted a personal leadership skill audit
  • Have developed a plan to guide your own leadership development
  • Explore Key Aspects of project mandates
  • 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

To request a program for a specific group, please email ofdp@ucalgary.ca