Executive Directions Summit
The Executive Directions Summit program is focused on developing participants’ leadership tools to navigate the increasing complexity of social issues and fast-paced change. Participants are challenged to have courageous conversations and prepare for situations where taking bold action is regularly required.
Applications for the winter 2020 cohort are being accepted until november 20!
Interested in learning more? Register for our upcoming information session on October 28 with CCVO program staff and Summit facilitators.
about the program
Two facilitators guide small cohorts to support, encourage, challenge, and hold each other accountable during the group sessions and through two levels of the program. With peer cohorts of 12-14 Executive Directors and CEOs, participants can expect deep learning, camaraderie, critical feedback, and peer support during the 18-month program. Individual coaching sessions provide focused time for each participant to address current challenges in their leadership role.
Summit graduates report that they experience:
Renewed energy and focus
Increased ability to solve problems and make better decisions
Deep connections within their cohort of peers
Better conflict resolution skills
Stronger conflict resolution skills
Overall increase in competence, capabilities, and risk taking
More confidence and courage to lead
Where: Full-day cohort classroom and individual coaching sessions are held in Calgary, Alberta.
Cost: $6,000 per level of seven cohort sessions and eight individual coaching sessions. Participants are encouraged to apply for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant to offset two-thirds of the total program fees. Participants outside of Calgary may also be eligible for assistance with transportation, accommodation and meal costs with the Canada-Alberta Job Grant. Grant applications must be submitted and approved prior to program start date and take at least 30 days for processing. Full details on the grant program can be found on the Canada Alberta Job Grant website.
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Summit Cohort 10 Facilitators
Alison is the CEO for the provincial charity - Deaf & Hear Alberta, while heading her own coaching practice. With 20+ years of hands on leadership experience Alison has been challenging executives, managers and teams to take risks, develop new skills and become authentic innovative leaders.
She routinely works with both seasoned and emerging leaders – in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. Working with leadership teams and board of directors to create Neuro-safety leadership competencies to nourish their organizational climate resulting in high performance teams, develop a solution focused mindset and execute strategies. Alison coaches new and established leaders to connect to their core values: build leadership capacity, resiliency, define how they want to contribute, and create insights to what they need to do to achieve their goals.
sidney craig courtice
As a Coach, Mentor, and Facilitator with over 20 years of experience as a consultant and manager, Sidney knows that leaders and teams work best when they understand and apply their natural strengths. She works with them to help build their strengths onto a sturdy foundation of skills that stimulates more trusting team relationships, enhanced communication, deeper understanding of inclusion, and greater productivity. As a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and Mentor Coach with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and certified in six coaching models*, Sidney is able to bring various lenses to people’s personal and professional growth.
Sidney has a Master’s degree in Workplace Learning and Leadership and is certified to facilitate several programs that highlight people’s natural abilities, including Gallup’s Clifton StrengthsFinder®, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®, Intercultural Development Inventory, and Emotional Intelligence (EQ-I 2.0 and EQ360).