PROGRAM FOR ECONOMIC LEADERS – GRAND CIRCLE

CONTRIBUTE TO THE ECONOMIC RECONCILIATION MOUVEMENT

Benefit from a space for training, sharing and networking that encourages the emergence of economic development projects between Indigenous and non-Indigenous decision-makers. In pairs, develop a structuring economic development project for the shared benefit of both indigenous and non-indigenous communities and organizations.

Pedagogical director : Mickel Robertson
Duration : 8 days (maximum 2 consecutive days)
40 hours of training
Bilingual (simultaneous translation)

NEXT COHORT

Workshop dates:

  • January 25-26, 2024 @ HEC Montréal
  • February 28-29, 2024 @ Wendake (Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations)
  • March 1, 2024 @ Wendake (Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations)
  • March 13 or April 10, 2024 @ en ligne
  • May 23-24, 2024 @ HEC Montréal

PROGRAM CONTENT
(click on each of the modules for more information on their contents)

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Introduction to economic reconciliation
  • First Nations environment and portrait – legal aspects
  • Project development within the context of indigenous policy
  • Collaboration models – partnerships
Visit of a major economic development project

Dinner-conference + panel with non-native speakers

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Developing a culture of innovation
  • Canevas business model
  • Work in pairs & coaching

Coaching individual projects

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Managing project risk, staying on course despite the unexpected
  • Coaching and guided work
  • Project presentations

CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION – PROGRAM FOR ECONOMIC LEADERS

  1. The program is aimed at indigenous and non-indigenous leaders, companies and organizations.
  2. Be in an effective position to directly influence the collaboration and development of economic projects between indigenous and non-indigenous.
  3. Have an open mind and commit to actively participating in the program from beginning to end.
  4. Thanks to the generous support of our partners, this program is offered free of charge.
  5. Participants are responsible for their transport, meals and accommodation (outside of the program).

A UNIQUE TRAINING EXPERIENCE BASED ON A COLLABORATIVE APPROACH

Our high-level programs aim to enhance the skills of current and future First Nations leaders. In so doing, this forward-looking approach will boost and enrich First Nations’ economic successes.

FNEE will offer participants an immersive experience that is true to First Nations’ traditional values of sustainability and the circular economy.

OBJECTIVES

Our programs will give you the tools to:

  • Embrace and utilize a collaboration-based leadership mindset.
  • Focus on sustainable development within your communities.
  • Adopt an open, innovation-oriented and future-focused leadership practice, rooted in your values.

A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE

The immersive experience in our programs features a range of activities, including:

  • Receptions
  • Dinner conferences
  • Inspiring testimonials
  • Discussion panels
  • Visits to organizations
  • Traditional ceremonies
  • Sharing circles
  • Participant feedback
  • Leadership challenges
  • And more!

OUR PROGRAMS ARE DESIGNED TO:

FOSTER

Better management and business practices within communities.

CULTIVATE

Leadership based on a collaborative mindset.

EMPOWER

Participants with tools to stimulate and enhance business success and management of services.

SPECIAL FEATURES

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Trainers from the academic and business worlds
  • Training delivered by HEC Montréal teachers in tandem with First Nations trainers
  • Learning methods based on real-life cases that are directly transferable to an organizational setting
  • Unique content developed collaboratively by HEC Montréal and First Nations, inspired by existing high-level programs
  • Programs jointly developed and taught in line with your values
  • Eligibility for university-level certification

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