Leadership Program

The Leadership Program for Long-Term Care and Retirement Living is a continuing education program that focuses on building essential leadership capabilities that are in demand for today’s and tomorrow’s leaders.

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The Leadership Program for Long-Term Care and Retirement Living is a continuing education program that focuses on building essential leadership capabilities that are in demand for today’s and tomorrow’s leaders.

Program Options:

Leadership Program for Organizations: Engages current and aspiring leaders within an organization to learn and build their skills together, creating a powerful team that is ready to mobilize the organization’s vision, mission and values. There are class sizes of 20-30 students, flexible class start dates, and opportunities to customize to organizational needs.

Leadership Program for Individuals: Engages current and aspiring leaders from various organizations and senior care settings in an innovative education program to build and empower their personal leadership capabilities.

Program Benefits:

Leaders will cultivate their skills to:

  • Make wise choices
  • Seize opportunities to improve
  • Think creatively
  • Mobilize and sustain change
  • Solve complex and ever-changing problems
  • Prioritize and balance many demands
  • Communicate, collaborate and connect
  • Mentor self-directed work teams
  • Inspire and empower for performance
  • Foster authentic relationships
  • Focus on the customer

Program Features:

  • Integrates leadership and management capabilities
  • Learners build Personal Leadership Portfolios
  • Delivered through a hybrid learning format (mixture of in-class and online):
    • Interactive online learning resources
    • Engaging webinars and videos
    • Individual and group learning activities
    • Expert speakers and case studies

This leadership program meets the requirements for a program of instruction for Administrators in the Regulations under the Long-Term Care Homes Act. It can be adapted for aspiring leaders in home care, continuing care, specialized geriatric services, and acute care.

Program Cost:

$1820 per individual

Bursaries are available to Ontario long-term care homes on behalf of the Ontario Centres for Learning, Research and Innovation in Long-Term Care.

For more information:

Contact Regina Dryngiewicz at Conestoga College (519-748-5220 ext. 3635).

Date created: 2009

Authorship

The Leadership Program was developed by the RIA and Conestoga College.

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