At Royal Roads University, Executive Retreats aren’t just for executives. Our intensive retreat-style offerings are for those looking for a short, experiential, and deeper exploration of leadership within a specific context. The retreat programs include meals during scheduled program hours and activities, a team of faculty who are experienced scholar-practitioners, insight and learning with industry leaders and peers, and all materials required for the program. The content is highly relevant, emergent, applicable and life changing. It’s REAL.
Advanced Project Management is a three-day course that enables project team members to deliver successful projects on time, on budget, and in scope. Participants will maximize their time in this course by having the option of working on components of their own project or on one of their team members’ projects. This course provides a review of project management from initial contemplation to successful implementation, while adding to participants’ understanding of the complexities added through risk, stakeholder management, change, and team development.
Mapped to the LEADS Framework, Advancing Health Leadership is a five-day intensive program aimed at exploring the increasingly complex challenges facing the health sector. Engage in solving some of these complex problems with live case studies presented by local, national and global healthcare organizations. Participants will explore dimensions of personal and strategic leadership, their role as catalysts for change, and the dynamics of shifting organizational culture. Immediately apply your learning and find new and innovative ways to advance health leadership.
Developing Leadership Impact is an intensive four-day program that identifies and develops key leadership skills and explores organizational change leadership. At the core of contemporary leadership is developing self and others to be more aware, collaborative, innovative and resilient. It’s essential that leaders, both in established and emergent positions, maximize the impact of their leadership to better serve their organizations and to leave a powerful legacy. This program provides tools, techniques and approaches to help you to build on your strengths, articulate your personal leadership vision and enhance your capacity to lead others.
Leading Complex Systems is an exciting, highly relevant and real-world driven five-day program designed to fully engage leaders in furthering their capacity to lead the systems they work in and with. When we see issues and challenges in our systems as being caused by our unique circumstances and driven by the various individual personalities involved, then so too are our strategies to fix, fire or rotate the person. The Leading Complex Systems program changes this pattern and focuses on helping participants learn to provide leadership that addresses issues systemically rather than personally. Through the application of experiential learning designs, participants quickly learn and apply essential systems leadership strategies to projects and challenges they bring with them to the program.
Share experiences and learn from women who are curious about and engaged in becoming more valuable contributors to their chosen endeavours. With specific focus on the challenges, needs and opportunities unique to women leaders, be prepared to shift your perceptions, uncover your purpose, and enhance your presence. Leave with new insights, fresh perspectives and clarity around who you are and what you are going to do differently to show up in the world the way you want, valuably and purposefully.