Human Resources

Introduction to Leadership at Western

This course is an opportunity to build leadership knowledge and skill for those new to leadership roles at Western. Learn communication skills to effectively work with others and respectfully and effectively express your work needs. Explore work style differences and how to leverage these when working in groups. This program is for Western's informal and emerging leaders and those new to a leadership role.

Course Content:

Note: Pre-assesments and readings will be sent to participants in advance of the course as preparation for Day 1.

Who should take this course:

This course is for informal or emerging leaders who are currently in or entering a leadership role at Western. If you are team lead or if your role includes leadership of team projects, committees or other work groups, this course is for you.

2014-15 Schedule

Note: Summer/Fall 2015 Course Schedules will be posted in June.

SessionCourse Dates1/2 Day Refresher
Sept. 24, 25, 30, Oct 2, 2014
8:30am – 4:30pm
Jan. 8, 2015


Jan. 13, 15, 20 & 22, 2015
8:30am – 4:30pm
Apr. 23, 2015
Registration Closed

Program Facilitator:

Nancy Stewart, Facilitator, Learning and Development Services


Andrew Fuller, Director, Learning and Development Services

Jane Parkinson, Senior Facilitator, Learning and Development Services


Course costs are covered by Western Human Resources, and are offered at no charge to participants.

Withdrawal Fee

Once you register, we begin preparing materials and resources for your participation. If you need to withdraw from a course, your department may incur a fee of up to $150.00 to help cover the costs of these resources.

For more information

Cara Carson, Human Resources Coordinator,
t: 519-661-2111 ext. 85581