Human Resources

Foundational Leadership Skills Program

This program is for those in formal leadership roles at Western. Increase your ability to use best practices in leadership, strengthen your communication skills in challenging situations, and work effectively with groups.

The program...

Over 500 Academic and Administrative Leaders at Western have participated in this program.

What’s Involved?

A leaders’ learning group of up to 16 people stays together for 6.5 days, spread over a year. The first three parts occur within 3 months; part 4 occurs within one year.

Who should take this course:

Foundational Leadership is for those in formal leadership roles at Western. You supervise a team of employees who report directly to you and are responsible for influencing individual and group performance.

2017-18 Schedule:


This program is not currently available for registration. 

Program Facilitator:

Andrew Fuller, Director, Learning and Development Services


Nancy Stewart, Senior Facilitator, 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 Specialist,
t: 519-661-2111 ext. 85581