PROGRAMS FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS AND ADMINISTRATORS

BECOMING AN AGILE AND INNOVATIVE LEADER

PROGRAM FOR CHIEFS/GRAND CHIEFS AND BOARD CHAIRS
Create and consolidate promising links between leaders
1st Cohort – December 9th 2021 to May 6th, 2022
2nd Cohort – November 24th 2022 to May 5th 2023
3rd Cohort – Novembre 23rd 2023 to May 3rd 2024

SUBMIT MY APPLICATION
December 9, 10 and 11, 2021, at HEC Montréal

EMBRACING A REFLEXIVE LEADERSHIP STANCE WITH AN EMPHASIS ON SELF-AWARENESS AND SOFT SKILLS.

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Emotional intelligence and authentic leadership
  • Conscious leadership
  • Managerial courage
  • Leadership: A matter of relationships
January 27 and 28, 2022, on First Nations territory

BETTER UTILIZING COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS AS LEVERS OF LEADERSHIP.

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Collaborative mindset
  • Effective collaboration strategies and tactics
  • E-leadership
January 29, 2022, at a First Nations host organization

BEING A CATALYST FOR LEADING INITIATIVES WITH COMMUNITY-WIDE REPERCUSSIONS.

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Culture of change and innovation
  • Being an agent of change within a community/organization
  • Appreciative inquiry as a means of transformation (online)

March 24, 25 and 26, 2022, at Hôtel-Musée des Premières Nations (First Nations host organization)

EXERCISING RENEWED LEADERSHIP AND HONING OPERATIONAL COMPETENCIES.

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Value-creating governance
  • Leading with influence as a chief/grand chief or board chair
  • Political and negotiation skills
  • Preparing and leading an efficient governance meeting (online)
  • Operational excellence (online)
May 6, 2022, at HEC Montréal

SHARING LESSONS LEARNED AND THE LEARNING JOURNEY.

Presentation of individual projects, keynote address, awarding of certificates

BECOMING A TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADER

PROGRAM FOR COUNCILLORS/CHIEFS AND BOARD MEMBERS
Increase your influence within your community/organization
1st Cohort – May 19th to September 16th 2022
2nd Cohort – February 23rd to June 16th 2023
3rd Cohort – Maiy 11th to September 22nd 2023
4th Cohort – February 22nd to June 14th 2024
5th Cohort – May 19th to September 20th 2024

SUBMIT MY APPLICATION

May 19-20-21st 2022, at HEC Montréal

EMBRACING A REFLEXIVE LEADERSHIP STANCE WITH AN EMPHASIS ON SELF-AWARENESS AND SOFT SKILLS.

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Emotional intelligence and authentic leadership
  • Conscious leadership
  • Managerial courage
  • Constructive criticism/leadership
June 16-17th 2022, in Odanak (Abenaki territory) and
July 6th 2022 (online)

BETTER UTILIZING COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS AS LEVERS OF LEADERSHIP.

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Collaborative mindset
  • Being a good collaborator
  • The art of delegating
June 18th 2022, in Odanak (Abenaki territory) and
August 10th 2022 (online)

BEING A CATALYST FOR LEADING INITIATIVES WITH COMMUNITY-WIDE REPERCUSSIONS.

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Culture of change and innovation
  • Being an agent of change within a community/organization
  • Appreciative inquiry as a means of transformation (online)
August 18-19-20 2022, at a Galgoasiet (First Nations host organization), Gesgapegiag and

August 23 and 26th 2022 (online)

EXERCISING RENEWED LEADERSHIP AND HONING OPERATIONAL COMPETENCIES.

THEMED WORKSHOPS

  • Value-creating governance
  • Leading with influence as a chief/grand chief or board chair
  • Political and negotiation skills
  • Strategy: From idea to action (online)
  • Operational excellence (online)

September 16th 2022, at HEC Montréal

SHARING LESSONS LEARNED AND THE LEARNING JOURNEY.

Presentation of individual projects, keynote address, awarding of certificates

CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION – PROGRAMS FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS AND ADMINISTRATORS

  1. Hold a leadership position in a First Nations community/organization in Quebec or elsewhere in Canada:
    • Chief/grand chief
    • Councillor
    • Board chair
    • Board member
    • Aspiring leader
  2. Have an open mind and commit to actively participating in the program from beginning to end.
SUBMIT MY APPLICATION

PROGRAMS FOR ENTREPRENEURS AND BUSINESS CEOs

SOLIDIFY AND SHARPEN YOUR ENTREPRENEURIAL APTITUDES

PROGRAM FOR ENTREPRENEURS AND BUSINESS CEOs (operational for a minimum of 2 years)
Portage your business to prosperous and sustainable horizons
Duration : 10 to 12 days (to be confirmed)
Dates : (to be confirmed)

SUBMIT MY APPLICATION

Developed for established entrepreneurs looking to grow their organization as well as those in startup mode, these programs are also aligned with the needs of entrepreneurial advisors who stand to benefit from the insights of business mentors.

Objectives

  • Stimulate and cultivate the entrepreneurial spirit of First Nations.
  • Impress upon entrepreneurs the importance of surrounding themselves with the right people.
  • Learn the basics of how to manage an organization and its growth or build further on this knowledge.
  • Establish or adjust a business model in line with the principles of the circular economy and sustainable development to benefit communities.
  • Learn more about new and innovative business development practices.

Dates

Fall 2022 or winter 2023 (TBC)

PROGRAMS FOR MANAGERS, GENERAL DIRECTORS AND PROGRAM DIRECTORS

STRENGTHEN COLLABORATIVE MANAGEMENT IN YOUR ORGANIZATION

PROGRAM FOR MANAGERS, GENERAL DIRECTORS AND PROGRAM DIRECTORS
Be an actor of change, thanks to a proactive and collaborative management approach
Duration : 10 to 12 days (to be confirmed)
Dates : (to be confirmed)

SUBMIT MY APPLICATION

These programs are for managers and leaders at all levels and comprise various modules:

  • Strategic upskilling for experienced participants
  • Introductory content to help up-and-coming managers understand and be confident in their new role

Objectives

  • Update individual and collective best practices in management for First Nations.
  • Embrace a First Nations governance approach to management focusing on self-determination.
  • Acquire the tools necessary to make informed decisions rooted in solid management expertise.
  • Adopt a leadership approach based on engagement and openness to change.
  • Tap into a diverse array of managerial perspectives and experiences to strengthen and refine leadership abilities.

Dates

Fall 2022 or winter 2023 (TBC)