Continuing Studies

Leadership Training

Whether you are an aspiring, a new or a developing leader, there’s education for all levels at Okanagan College.

Explore essential and advanced leadership training from Okanagan College's Continuing Studies and Corporate Training Department. These six-hour workshops cover a range of topics that will hone your abilities to be the best leader you can be.

Introduction to Leadership

This six-hour introductory course will help employees understand what leading others and themselves entails and offers opportunities for them to identify and leverage their strengths. Participants will develop a plan involving their own leadership abilities and goals so they can begin a successful transition into leadership. This course is applicable for a variety of work environments and relevant to those who are in supervisory or management positions. 

Leadership Essentials Series

This series of one-day workshops focuses on specific leadership skills required in today’s workplace (individual workshops below). This series enables you to discover your style of leadership and develop new leadership skills. Whether you are new to leadership or are a seasoned veteran, you will gain valuable personal insights and new strategies to apply immediately in your workplace.

Tuition per course: $149 + materials + GST

Courses in this series: 

MGR 323 - Leading Workplace Teams 

MGR 324 - Engaging Your Workforce 

MGR 325 - Communicating Beyond the Basics 

MGR 326 - Managing Conflict

MGR 327 - Goal Setting and Time Management 

MGR 373 - Coaching and Developing Employees 

MGR 416 - Change Management 


Leadership Series - Advanced

Discover advanced tools and techniques to influence, motivate, inspire and lead your team to its full potential. This new series targets the skills that a leader needs to hone in order to shift themselves, their careers and their teams to the next level. From working on yourself by developing your social and emotional intelligence to finding creative ways to tackle complex issues and problems, you will discover what an ethical leader does and what you can do to develop a positive workplace culture. These are the courses you need to be the best leader you can possibly be.

Tuition per course: $149 + materials + GST

Courses in this series:

MGR 425 - Leading from Within 

MGR 426 - Emotional and Social Intelligence 

MGR 427 - Ethics in Leadership

MGR 428 - Innovative and Critical Thinking

MGR 429 - Negotiating in the Workplace 

MGR 431 - Positive Workplace Culture