PROGRAM DESTINED TO CHIEFS/GRAND, VICE-CHIEFS AND BOARD CHAIRS

BECOMING AN AGILE AND INNOVATIVE LEADER

Create and consolidate promising links between leaders

Pedagogical directors : Darcy Gray and Alain Gosselin
Duration: 15 days (maximum 3 consecutive days)
72.5 hours of training
Bilingual (simultaneous translation)

NEXT COHORTS

Workshop dates:

  • November 16-17-18 2023 @ HEC Montréal
  • January 25, 2024 @ Online
  • February 15, 2024 @ Online
  • March 1, 2024 @ Online
  • April 4-5-6, 2024 @ Wendake
  • May 16-18-17, 2024 @ Mi’gmaq Nation of Gespeg
  • June 6, 2024 @ Online
  • September 5, 2024 @ Online
  • September 26-27, 2024 @ HEC Montréal
  • November 14-15, 2024 @ HEC Montréal
  • Workshop dates:
    • November 21-22-23, 2024 @ HEC Montreal
    • January 23, 2025 @ Online
    • February 13, 2025 @ Online
    • March 14, 2025 @ Online
    • April 3-4-5, 2025 @ Wendake
    • May 22-23-24, 2025 in Community (to be determined)
    • June 5, 2025 @ Online
    • September 4, 2025 @ Online
    • September 25-26, 2025 @ HEC Montréal
    • November 13-14, 2025 @ HEC Montréal

PROGRAM CONTENT

ADOPT A REFLECTIVE LEADERSHIP POSTURE THAT PUTS SELF-KNOWLEDGE AND SELF-MANAGEMENT AT THE FOREFRONT.

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Emotional intelligence and exercising authentic leadership
  • Managerial courage
  • Conscious leadership
  • Leadership : A question of relation

ASSUMING ONE’S ROLE OF FIRST NATIONS LEADER

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • E-leadership
  • Being an agent of change within a collectivity/organisation
  • Developping a culture of change and innovation

KNOWING HOW TO MAKE BETTER USE OF COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS AS LEADERSHIP LEVERS.

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Developping a collaborative mindset
  • Collaboration strategies and tactics
  • Appreciative approach as a transformation lever

CULTIVATING YOUR OPERATIONAL COMPETENCE

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Leading with influence as chief/grand chief or chairman of the board
  • Political and negociation skills
  • Value creating governance
  • Board simulation
  • Business model canvas
  • Operational excellence

CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION

PROGRAM FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS (CHIEF/GRAND CHIEF, VICE-CHIEF AND BOARD CHAIRS)

  1. To hold an elected position within a First Nations community/organisation of Quebec or Canada :
    • Chief/Grand-Chief
    • Vice-Chief
    • Board chair
    • Upcoming leader
  2. To have an open mind and wanting to invest throughout the program.
  3. Thanks to the generous support of our partners, this program is offered to you free of charge. Participants must cover their transport and lodging expenses

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.

Our programs for elected officials and administrators

Our programs are centered on the leaders and their development levers.

They are designed to help hone three aspects:

  • GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
  • HARD SKILLS
  • SOFT SKILLS

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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