Advanced Leadership Skills
The Advanced Leadership Skills course brings together over 15 senior industry leaders to enable participants with critical interpersonal, cohesion and leadership skills to drive the next era of industry.
Participants will focus on coaching, mentoring, executing an intent, high-performance cohesion & culture, psychological safety, and emotional intelligence.
Leaders who complete the course will be equipped with skills, techniques, and the first-hand insight needed to enable high-performance, cohesive teams.
Live Online Teaching
Real-time interactive conference-style education brought to you anywhere.
Earn a McMaster Certificate
Walk away with a McMaster Certificate and practical skills to think and problem-solve like a leader.
Skilled Industry Experts
Hear from academic instructors and experienced industry experts across disciplines.
Achieve more than you expected in each burst 60 - 90 minute topic sessions over 3 days.
Participants will conduct practical exercises and industry-led lectures centred on intent execution, cohesion building, performance management and critical thinking.
Participants will be introduced to emotional intelligence, conflict management and psychological safety while addressing future operational & leadership challenges.
Hours of Training
Day a Week
Course Content Breakdown
Gain an understanding of coaching techniques that drive accountability, innovation, and leadership within employees and leaders within your organizations.
Understand the framework needed to develop and execute a mentorship program within your organization to identify and cultivate high talent individuals.
Get introduced to an intent execution exercise used and adopted within teams to challenge assumptions, build standard operating procedures, and drive cohesion between members of varying experience levels.
Understand the best performance and conflict management practices and how they continue to evolve to manage an evolving workforce.
Develop an understanding of critical thinking skills to further hone coaching techniques.
Understand how to cultivate high-performance leadership and character development within yourself or other leaders in your organization.
Understand the evolution of emotional intelligence and its application in industry.
Develop key conflict mitigation and management skills.
Gain an understanding of the impact and effects of mental health and psychological safety on a workforce.
Learn firsthand about the upcoming operations & leadership challenges in industry.
Who Should Attend?
Participants with relevant work & leadership experience looking to obtain an industry leadership university credential.
Our Industry Experts
Meet the speakers, mentors and panelists on the Industry Operations Leadership & Management Program.
Participants should have relevant work experience in their industry field; a college or university education is an asset but not required.
Please contact the Program Lead if you have specific questions about the background knowledge required to maximize your benefits from the program.
Option 1: IOLM Program Participant
Industry Mentorship Program | Six Certificates
Most participants/businesses and organizations enroll as an IOLM Program Participant. The participants complete all five courses and enroll in the Group Mentorship Program.
Letter of Recognition: Recieve a Letter of Recognition outlining the skills and capabilities taught. As well any mentee with a 10% or higher performance improvement are noted as demonstrating potential as a high talent member.
Sixth Certificate: Participants who complete the IOLM program will obtain a sixth certificate - Industry Operations Leadership & Management in addition to the five awarded for each course.
Option 2: Per Course
Complete one or more the IOLM courses in any order you wish. Course participants will not be enrolled under the Group Mentorship Program. A single Micro-Credential Certificate will be awarded for each course completed.
Tuition & Fees
Please note costs noted below are in CAD dollars, and do not include the 13% HST - Harmonized Sales Tax charged for Canadian Applicants.
Qualified Businesses & Association Members
McMaster Alumni,Employees & Veterans
Industry Operations Leadership & Management
Learn more about the Industry Operations Leadership & Management Program, the Industry Mentorship Program, the five courses offered, and six McMaster Certificates.
Industry Operations Leadership Fundamentals
Industry Tactical Planning & Execution
Industry Business Unit Management
Advanced Leadership Skills
Advanced Operations Management