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Aspiring Directors Program - Phase 1 (E631)


Type: Classroom
Duration: 22:30 hours
Status: Suspended

The Aspiring Directors Program is a guided development activity that provides an opportunity for candidates to reflect on the competencies that are critical to the success of executives. This multi-day session (Phase 1) explores the benefits of self-awareness and personal reflection in becoming a better leader. Participants will deepen their awareness of their leadership strengths, challenges and possibilities, and start to build their peer network.

Topics include:

  • fostering productive conversations
  • listening in a way that demonstrates full presence
  • coaching to build team capacity
  • anticipating the expectations of the executive cadre
  • reviewing the key leadership competencies


Participants must first be identified by their organization through the talent management process as having the potential to assume an executive-level position within two years of completing this program.

Learn more about the Aspiring Directors Program.

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More about this course
  • Topics: Career development; Leadership; Personal development; Talent management
  • Community: Directors; Executives
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

Upcoming offerings

There are no available offerings for this course at the moment.


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