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Advanced Leadership Skills


Serial 1 - 05, 12, 26 Jun 2023 | Three Days | Online Live

Registration Closed | Closes 02 June 23

Serial 2 - 12, 19, 26 Sep 2023 | Three Days | Online Live

Registration Closed | Closes 08 Sep 23

Focused on developingnew and senior leaders with critical interpersonal, cohesion and leadership skills to drive the next era of industry. 

The Advanced Leadership Skills (ALS) course uses an industry-led approach bringing together senior business leaders to share best practices, lessons learned, tools & techniques. Participants will gain insight into evolving leadership skills designed to meet current and future challenges. They will understand key strategies and techniques for coaching, mentoring, conflict management, high-performance cohesion & culture, psychological safety, mental resilience, and emotional intelligence. Participants will develop skills to enable
 equitable, diverse and inclusive teams to overcome complex problems, and drive high performance.

This course is designed for new or experienced managers, supervisors, senior managers and directors seeking to enhance their leadership skills.

Watch Our Advanced Leadership Skills Course Webinar

Watch our recent 10 min webinar to learn about the Advanced Leadership Skills course, our speakers and industry-led approach. 

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 lead high-performance teams.

Skilled Industry Experts

Hear from academic instructors and experienced industry experts across disciplines.


Grow your professional network by connecting with like-minded business leaders across multiple industries.

Learning Objectives

  • Conduct a self-assessment to identify your current Leadership style and a desired development path.

  • Gain an understanding of decisive coaching and mentorship approaches.

  • Conduct practical exercises on intent execution & cohesion building.

  • Develop insight into best practices to enable organizational culture change.

  • Understand how to leverage equity, diversity & inclusiveness to enable high performance.

  • Cultivate emotional intelligence competencies to enhance personal resilience.

  • Understand and develop techniques to enable conflict constructive teams.

  • Learn strategies from senior industry leaders to cultivate high performance & character development.

  • Develop an understanding of critical leadership skills needed to meet current & future challenges.


Hours of Training


Days Live




Course Content Breakdown

Day 1

9:00am - 4:30pm Est

Day 2 

9:00am - 4:30pm Est

  • Cultivate skills needed to drive cohesion to a leader's intent.

  • Understand how to leverage equity, diversity and inclusiveness to achieve high performance.

  • Develop an understanding of leadership techniques to drive organizational change.

  • Understand how to develop personal mental resilience.

Day 3 

9:00am - 4:30pm Est

  • Understand the evolution of emotional intelligence and its application in industry.

  • Develop key conflict mitigation and management skills.

  • Understand how to cultivate high-performance leadership and character development within yourself or other leaders in your organization.

  • Learn firsthand about critical skills needed to meet current & future challenges.


Learn directly from senior industry leaders on the Advanced Leadership Skills Course; you will learn firsthand insights to lead resilient teams.

Who Should Attend?

  • Directors, Senior Managers, Supervisors, Managers, Lead Hands, Officers, Senior NCO’s, Small to Medium Sized Business Owners, and Consultants. 

  • Participants with relevant work/technical/leadership experience looking to obtain an industry leadership university credential.

Upcoming Course Date

Serial 1 - 05, 12, 26 Jun 2023 | Three Days | Online Live

Registration Closed

Serial 2 - 12, 19, 26 Sep 2023 | Three Days | Online Live

Registration Closed

Seat Capacity Limited

Admission Details

Participants should have relevant work or training experience or education 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.

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.

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Southern Ontario Aerospace Subsidy Initiative

We would like to acknowledge the Government of Canada's support through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) for the Aerospace Regional Recovery Initiative (ARRI). The ARRI project has enabled a 90% subsidy cost reduction opportunity for qualifying members who work in a small to medium enterprise and support the Southern Ontario Aerospace sector. We are also pursuing other subsidy options for our participants; please contact the Program Lead for more information. 


Ontario Coalition of Indigenous Peoples | Southern Ontario Aerospace Subsidy Initiative

In partnership with the Ontario Coalition of Indigenous Peoples (OCIP), The ARRI project and OCIP have enabled up to a 100% subsidy cost reduction opportunity for qualifying members who are located within the Southern Ontario sector. Please complete the registration form with your selected courses and a member of OCIP will contact you to determine eligibility. 

Southern Ontario Aerospace Subsidy Cost

Subsidized Cost

$200 CAD

Qualifying Association Members

$1500 CAD

McMaster Alumni, Staff

$1500 CAD

Regular Cost

$2000 CAD

Advanced Leadership Skills Course Brochure

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Apply Now

Apply for the Advanced Leadership Skills Course on our New Registrant Application Page

Program Lead

Industry Operations Leadership & Management

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Ashan Corea

McMaster University

W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

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