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Virtual training to enhance your leadership skills

We are proud to continue our well-established partnership with HowattHR and provide you with a series of micro-workshops to help strengthen your leadership skills.

The Leadership Learning Series contains five (5) virtual micro-workshops that provide the strategies, tools, and training necessary to create psychological safe workplaces. Micro-workshops can be purchased individually or as bundles.

The micro-workshops target common challenges that today's leaders need support with and have been designed to provide leaders with applied skills that can be leveraged to be a "protective factor" (protective factors are intentional actions leaders can do to facilitate the employee experience).

Each micro-workshop includes approximately 15 minutes of pre-work to help get you focused, which may include a suggested article to read and a short screen tool (depending on the course). Micro-workshops also include post-workshop materials, including a whitepaper, a summary of available tools, and considerations that can help you apply what you have learned.

Who should attend?

Ideal for leaders in any organization that have important leadership responsibilities and are looking to develop their leadership presence in order to effectively communicate to their teams.

Workshop details

Micro-workshops can be purchased individually or as bundles. To register, visit the page of the workshop you're interested in and click the red "register now" button. You can also register by calling 506-453-5138 (toll-free: 1-866-599-4646).

All workshops are $185 per seat, per micro-workshop (discounts are available)

April 13 Banishing Burnout: Guidance for Leaders' Self-Care and Employee Mental Health
April 27 Leading Remotely: Tips for Managing Hybrid Teams in the New World of Work
May 11 Performance Management through a Psychologically Safe Lens: How Leaders Can Influence Positive Learning

Available discounts

  • Group: Purchase 3 seats or more and get a 10% discount.
  • Alumni: Get a 15% discount, on single seat purchases, if you are an alumni of our CME, MDP, HRM, or Psych Safe Leaders program(s).
  • Bundles:
    • Buy 5 seats and get a 24% discount
    • Buy 10 seats and get a 38% discount

About the facilitator

Dr. Bill Howatt, founder and CEO of Howatt HR, refers to himself as a behavioural scientist with a keen curiosity for how employees and employers can work together to reduce mental harm and promote mental health in the workplace. He is known internationally and is one of Canada's top experts in workplace psychological health and safety. Dr. Bill is on the CSA OHS Standards Steering Committee and Chair of the CSA Standard Z1008: Management of Substance Related Impairment in the Workplace. He is the co-creator of the Psychologically Safe Workplace Awards.

Dr. Bill regularly contributes to workplace mental health research such as Canada Pandemic Pulse Check: COVID-19's Impact on Canadians' Mental Health with the Mental Health Commission of Canada; Moving to Action: Implementing the Workplace Safety & Prevention Services' Mental Harm Prevention Roadmap; and Canada Standards Association Investigating employers' practices in response to COVID-19 for safeguarding employees' psychological health and safety in the workplace. He has 30 years clinical experience in mental health and addictive disorders.

Dr. Bill is the former Chief of Research, Workforce Productivity, at The Conference Board of Canada, and the former Chief of Research and Development, Workforce Productivity, at Lifeworks. Dr. Bill has created the senateapproved Certificate in Psychologically Safe Leadership and Certificate in Management Essentials, Pathway to Coping and Mental Fitness through the University of New Brunswick. He is the co-creator of the Psychological Health and Safety Facilitator Certificate.

Dr. Bill is a regular contributor and co-authors a blog with the CEO of the Mental Health Commission of Canada for WSPS Ontario CEO Health and Safety Leadership Network. Dr. Bill has published over 50 books, such as The Globe and Mail bestseller, The Cure for Loneliness, and Stop Hiding and Start Living. He is a regular contributor to Talent Canada, OHS Magazine, and The Chronicle Herald and has published over 350 articles with The Globe and Mail.

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