Re-imagining Your Organization

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE
After taking this course, participants will:

  • Understand the different approaches to leading change
  • Understand the building blocks and success factors that lead to organizational renewal
  • Use situational appraisal methods to assess organizational contexts
  • Appreciate the mindset shift required to ‘feel the future’
  • Develop skills in assessing and building the strategic capacity of organizations
  • Understand the importance of moving from analysis to strategic action

COURSE OVERVIEW

Leading change through periods of disruption creates challenges and opportunities for any organizational leader, compelling us to consider how best to navigate the way forward even though the future remains unclear and uncertain. This course will explore the mindsets, contexts, capacities, and strategic actions that can help you re-imagine your organization’s position in the face of ongoing disruptions, and how it can adapt and revitalize itself to successfully meet the new realities and trends that are re-shaping our world.

FACILITATOR INFORMATION
Kate Sikerbol PhD is an organizational consultant and coach who has extensive experience guiding and supporting organizations in change management, crafting strategy, and developing leaders. Kate has worked with thousands of leaders and managers across diverse organizational sectors including business and industry, healthcare and education, all levels of government, and the not-for-profit sector, across Canada, and internationally.  A gifted facilitator, she brings a strengths-based and appreciative approach to client engagements that foster thoughtful conversations and the pragmatic application of skills that can make a difference in our organizations and communities.

Kate holds a PhD from Fielding Graduate University in Human and Organizational Systems, an M.Ed. in Organization Development and Adult Education from the University of Toronto, and an Honours BA in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario. Previously a Fellow with the Institute for Social Innovation at Fielding, Kate’s interests include fostering employee voice in organizational life, change at both the individual and organizational level, and developing leaders with the character, mindset, and capacity to create a more compassionate and sustainable world.

  • Upcoming Sessions

    Spring 2022 Online Session:
    Day 1: Tuesday, April 5
    Day 2: Tuesday, April 12
    Both days from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm EST

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    Dates and Fees

    $795.00 + HST

    $700+ HST per course if you sign up for 5 or more courses. *Registration for all 5 courses must be done in the same transaction.

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  • Who Should Attend?

    Experienced and emerging leaders from any industry or governmental organization who wish to better understand how to prepare and adapt their organizations for disruptive change, managers and consultants who wish to learn new approaches to navigating change, and decision makers who need to understand the organizational implications of future strategies.

  • The Setting

    This is an online course.

    If you’d like more information about our online format, please contact Lynn at petruzl@mcmaster.ca.

  • Learn More

    For more information, please contact Andreea Calic at calica@mcmaster.ca.

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