Developing leaders for transition to a Low-Carbon, Circular Economy.
The Leading Transition course is a 3-day conference-style professional certificate program where you will receive knowledge, case studies, and tools to navigate Canada’s most pressing transition issues and position yourself to help lead a transition from any organization level. Canada’s transition to a circular, climate-positive economy depends on courageous leaders from business, government and civil society. New competencies and innovative leadership models are needed to solve the world’s most significant transition issues — climate change, resource depletion, social and ecological justice, technology and artificial intelligence. The new mindset expands our focus from efficiency to effectiveness, from crisis to opportunity.
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.
Course Content Breakdown
Personal leadership reflection, psychometric analysis and comparison to established leadership styles.
Evaluating transitional leadership approached through case studies and expert panel discussion.
Leading change by setting urgency, building a coalition and creating a vision.
Communication techniques to ensure the vision is understood, stakeholders are empowered, and short-term wins are well planned.
Building the business case for transition — tools and techniques for effective evaluation and communication.
Meet the speakers on the Circular Economy & Climate Change Program.
Participants must hold or be completing a degree or diploma from a recognized university or college; hold a relevant certificate in sustainability from a recognized university; or have equivalent professional experience.
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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Leading Transition to a Low-Carbon, Circular Economy