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Transformational Leadership and Advocacy

July 4 – 22, 2022, Monday to Friday

CDEV 2001 (Degree Breadth Elective)

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 gain:

  • Principles and practices of transformational leadership;
  • Reflection on the challenges facing leaders in uncertain fiscal and social realities;
  • How to create plans for community action and development in a rooted, thoughtful manner.

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;
  • Implement communication strategies that promote social change;
  • Analyze your role as a practitioner and advocate of social/economic justice;
  • Increase your competency as a transformative leader in your field.