Leadership Essentials for New Managers

Move from doing to leading

Making the transition from individual contributor to leader demands a new set of skills


    Leadership Essentials for New Managers is uniquely designed to equip the new managers with the following leadership skills.

    • Learn how to increase your leadership influence
    • Understand the power of emotional intelligence to lead others
    • Discover your unique leadership approach through the Birkman Method®
    • Learn how to use coaching to transform any conversation
    • Manage healthy conflict in order to increase staff commitment
    • Delegate properly and hold others accountable
    • Communicate up, down and across the organization effectively
    • Learn how to manage your time effectively

    Each participant will receive a 1:1 performance feedback session from a certified executive coach as part of the training. This session has been proven to significantly enhance the learning of the participant.

    Program Summary


    Training is delivered over three full day classroom sessions (24 instructional hours). Each session is two-four weeks apart. The coaching sessions (4 hours) are scheduled during the program.

    CREDENTIAL: Certificate (non-credit). Assessment for course completion is based on full attendance for all sessions, in class participation, and creation of Action Plan.

    CAPACITY: Minimum of 10 participants for private training. Maximum of 15 participants for public training.


    Session One

    Module 1 - Leadership for Managers

    Module 2 - Emotional Intelligence

    Session Two

    Module 3 - Workplace Culture

    Module 4 - Coaching Skills for Leaders

    Session Three

    Module 5 - Evaluating and Supporting Staff

    Module 6 - Conflict Management, Delegation, and Accountability

    Module 7 - Meetings and Time Management

    Performance Feedback Session



    Next Public Workshop

    October 2017

    Location: Fort Calgary, 750 9 Ave SE, Calgary AB

    Email us to be notified of our next public workshop dates

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    Investment: $4,795 

    • includes all training materials
    • plus applicable GST

    Have 10 or more employees to be trained? Consider bringing this training program into your workplace. We can customize to your specific needs and workplace context.



    Ian Whitfield


    BComm, C.E.C

    Ian is a Certified Executive Coach through RoyalRoads University and an Advanced Certified Consultant in the Birkman Method®. He received an Administrative and Commercial Studies Degree from the University of Western Ontario. Ian is also a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers.

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