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Transformational Leadership and Advocacy

CDEV 2001: Degree Breadth Elective Course

Orientation – July 5, 2021
Course – July 6 – 23, 2021


Leaders are essential in any organization’s longevity, but particularly in advocacy. Become a leader who inspires, motivates, influences, and builds a top-team with the Transformational Leadership and Advocacy course. If you are looking to thrive as a leader, in ever-changing environments, you need the tools that are central to this course: concepts of leadership, how to engage others, and development of vision in leadership. Most importantly, you’ll leave knowing how to empower others to become their own leaders, through mobilization, and advocacy. You’ll see these practices in action with virtual community visits from a variety of non-profit organizations in Toronto.

What you’ll learn:

  • Principles and practices of transformational leadership;
  • How to create plans for community action and development in rooted, thoughtful manner;
  • Implementation of communication strategies in promoting social change;
  • Reflection on the challenges facing leaders in uncertain fiscal and social realities;
  • Ability to analyze your role as a practitioner and advocate of social/economic justice;
  • And more!

This program is right for you if:

  • You’re a current, or aspiring leader, looking to improve your leadership;
  • You want to lead change effectively through advocacy and mobilization of people;
  • You want to the ability to communicate with multi-stakeholders;
  • You are ready to motivate your community to take ownership for their own vision.

What will I be able to do after this course?

  • Lead and manage groups of people and organizations effectively;
  • Increase your competency as a leader in your field.