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Mentored Leadership Development Program

COURSE PAGE

Learn about McMaster's Mentored Leadership Development Professional Micro-Credential Certificate Program.

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Mentored Leadership Development Program

COURSE OVERVIEW

Serial 1 | 2023 | Tuesdays | 4-6pm Est

11 Apr, 16 May, 13 Jun, 11 Jul, 08 Aug, 12 Sep

Registration Closed

| Online Live | Over 6 Months

| 6x 1-2 Hr Monthly Mentorship Sessions

Serial 2 | 2023 | Wednesdays | 4-6pm Est

12 Jul, 9 Aug, 6 Sep, 4 Oct, 8 Nov, 6 Dec

Registration Closed

Focused on enabling leaders to drive a measurable enhancement in their leadership performance through tailored mentorship and industry-led content.

The Mentored Leadership Development (MLD) program leverages the success of the IOLM group-based mentorship program, using a 5:1 ratio between mentor and mentees over six months, to enhance critical leadership skills tailored to each participant's specific challenges.

This program is designed for new or experienced leaders seeking to enhance their leadership performance, and engagement between key stakeholders within their organizations.

Watch Our Mentored Leadership Development Program Webinar

Watch our recent 10 min webinar to learn about the Mentored Leadership Development Program, our mentors, speakers and approach. 

Overview

Participants will complete 6 x 1-2 hour group mentorship sessions over six months - completing a tailored leadership development plan to best meet specific participant leadership challenges. Leadership performance is assessed through 3 x 360 assessments conducted with participant stakeholders within their organization over the 6-month program. 

Participants will also gain insight into key prevalent leadership topics, including critical communication skills, adaptive leadership, the cynefin decision-making framework, design thinking, group-based decision-making, mentorship & coaching through 6 hours of asynchronous micro lessons (20 min each). To enable flexibility, the 6 - hours of asynchronous lessons are consumable at the convenience of the participant's schedules over the 6-month program.

Live Online Mentorship

Real-time interactive, industry-led

mentorship brought to you anywhere.

Measurable Impact

Drive a measurable improvement in your leadership performance - assessed by your team & organization stakeholders.

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.

Networking

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

Learning Objectives

  • Derive a measurable leadership performance improvement as assessed by the participants' stakeholders.

  • Grow individual networks by attending quarterly tailored live networking events.

  • Gain an understanding of the Industry 4.0 leadership styles.

  • Understand your current leadership profile, individual skill gaps and development opportunities.

  • Complete a self-assessment identifying personal mentorship-specific skills gaps.

  • Improve context awareness of key leadership challenges & solutions through group mentee interactions.

  • Gain an understanding of the roles of mentorship and coaching.

  • Understand how to execute and lead a mentored leadership development program within a team.

  • Develop critical interpersonal skills.

  • Understand the evolving practice of Adaptive Leadership.

  • Gain insight into decision-making approaches such as the Cynefin framework, Design thinking and Nominal group-based techniques.

  • Participants will as well receive an additional tools & resources package to enable sustained performance growth post the program.

8.5

Hours of Mentorship

6

Sessions Live

10

Hours Asynchronous Lessons

4

Industry Speakers

Agenda

Course Content Breakdown

Session 1

4:15 pm - 6:15 pm Est

    Program Introduction

  • TSL Leadership Development Archetype & Orientation.

  • Mentor-Mentee Introductions

Session 2 

4:15 pm - 6:15 pm Est

    Group Mentorship Session

  • Leadership Development Plan Alignment

Session 3 

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Est

    Group Mentorship Session

  • Progress Check-In

Session 4 

4:15 pm - 6:15 pm Est

    Group Mentorship Session

  • Leadership Development Plan Alignment

Session 5 

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm Est

    Group Mentorship Session

  • Progress Check-In

Session 6 

4:15 pm - 6:15 pm Est

    Group Mentorship Session

  • Mentorship Results & After-Action Review

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 leadership experience looking to obtain an industry leadership university credential.

Upcoming Serials

Serial 1 | 2023 | Tuesdays | 4-6 pm Est

11 Apr, 16 May, 13 Jun, 11 Jul, 08 Aug, 12 Sep

Registration Closed

Serial 2 | 2023 | Wednesdays | 4-6 pm Est

12 Jul, 9 Aug, 6 Sep, 4 Oct, 8 Nov, 6 Dec

Registration Closed

 

Seat Capacity Limited

Mentors & Speakers

Meet some of the mentors and speakers in the Mentored Leadership Development Program.

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. 

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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

Mentored Leadership Development Program Brochure

Would you like a PDF copy of the Mentored Leadership Development Program Brochure?

Click to download the PDF.

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Apply Now

Apply for the Mentored Leadership Development Program on our New Registrant Application Page

Program Lead

Industry Operations Leadership & Management

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PROGRAM LEAD

Ashan Corea

McMaster University

W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology

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