[TCYP] Emerging Leaders Suite

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Name: [TCYP] Emerging Leaders Suite
Date: March 7, 2020
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM PST
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Event Description:

The Tri-Cities Young Professionals brings you an exclusive opportunity to learn, implement and practice your leadership skills through the Emerging Leaders Suite. In partnership with Gamar Leadership Group Ltd., this intensive program will help emerging leaders apply innovative and effective leadership skills. 

More than ever before, emerging leaders must learn and deploy core leadership and management skills, develop a broad strategic perspective, take their leadership skills to the next level and expand their professional and personal networks. Adel Gamar brings Harvard University developed leadership training to us for a three-day course on what skills up-and-coming executives, directors and managers need to lead most effectively. 

The program is ideal for aspiring young professionals who are:
  • looking to increase their leadership skills in line with organizational and strategic perspectives.
  • taking on additional managerial responsibilities.
  • seeking to be effective in their organization.
Presented over two sessions, participants will learn concepts and build key skills in five areas including leadership, negotiation and collaboration. The TCYP Emerging Leaders Suite requires participants to complete pre-programming work and attend both sessions.

Leadership Decision Making: Optimizing Organizational Performance

This module will offer important insights into leadership based on scientific discoveries about decision making. The goal of the module is to teach emerging leaders various skills to become effective “decision architects” — leaders who
can design optimal decision making environments within their organizations and improve overall organizational performance.

Tough decisions are the essence of leadership. Using the latest research, collaborative discussions, and real-time activities, TCYP participants will have the opportunity to examine both the scientific basis for and the practical aspects of judgment and decision making. Participants will also learn how to build lasting leadership skills that incorporate this knowledge.
This module will focus on five areas that allow for optimization of organizational performance:
  • Reducing decision biases
  • Understanding the role of emotion in decision making
  • Designing smart accountability systems for judgment and decision making
  • Gaining support for decisions
  • Managing information overflow
Participants will leave the program with new strategies and skills to advance their decision-making processes and improve overall organizational performance.
During the sessions, participants will also discuss leadership challenges and strategies, enhance their communication skills, build peer support and expand their professional and personal networks.

Adel Gamar, CEO and Co-Founder, Gamar Leadership Group Ltd.
Adel Gamar, Gamar Leadership Group

Adel is CEO and cofounder of Gamar Leadership Group, a boutique firm that specializes in adaptive leadership and change management. For the past 18 years, Adel has advised and coached senior leaders of Fortune 500 companies, higher education, nonprofit organizations, and governments throughout the world. He served as Education Specialist at UNESCO and Policy Fellow at Harvard Law School. While at Harvard, Adel taught adaptive leadership and negotiation. He also co-facilitated the Think Tank on Global Education: Empowering Global Citizens.
A native of the Tri-Cities, Adel holds an MPA from Harvard and a B.Ed. from the University of Calgary.
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, March 7
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
*Attendance at both sessions is mandatory.
Contact Information:
Stephanie Rennie, Programs Manager
TCYP Members: $150+GST
Future Members: $300+GST

Market Value: $2500
Registrants must be 35 or under to participate in this leadership series.
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