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Executive Leadership Program 

The Executive Leadership Program empowers you to tackle the unique challenges and opportunities that exist at the top tiers of your organization. Intensive personal feedback, instruction and peer discussion, will transform your leadership style, improve your collaboration with your executive team, and boost your capacity to make significant, and lasting contributions.

Ideal For ELP and ELE
Senior-level executives who meet the criteria of: i) being no more than two reporting levels from the CEO or minister, i.e. VP or ADM or equivalent; and ii) being a functional lead of a defined area in a large organization. ADM or equivalent in the public sector.

Powerful Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding of your leadership style and its impact on your executive team and organization
  • Insight into how your skills and competencies match your organization’s current challenges, and strategies for bridging any gaps
  • Ability to assemble the right team for achieving peak performance
  • Better capacity to motivate and mobilize others
  • Skill in building coalitions and alliances within and without your organization

Personalized Applied Learning 

  • Counsel from a Niagara Institute executive coach, including pre-program interviews with you and up to three of your colleagues, a half-day of coaching during the program, and ongoing coaching after the program
  • Opportunities to share experiences, ideas, and approaches with other senior leaders in a comfortable, confidential setting
  • Candid personal feedback that senior executives rarely receive
  • Dialogue about achieving results through influence, not authority

Agenda at a Glance

Pre-Program Assessments—360-degree and self-assessments are completed. Individual telephone interviews are conducted by your assigned Executive Coach, with you and key colleagues.
Day 1 Executive Leadership—Executive Challenges; Your Leadership Style and Impact; Peer Councils; Profilor® for Executives Assessment; Coaching.
Day 2 Collaborative Leadership—Key Elements of Collaboration; Conflict Dynamics Profile® Assessment; Decision Making Team Building dinner at Strewn Winery
Day 3 Leveraging Your Executive Team Skills—FIR0-B™ Assessment; Engaging Others and Emotional Intelligence
Day 4 Integration and Commitment to Change—Peer Council Coaching; Executive Coaching (one-to-one half-day session with an Executive Coach)
Day 5 Development Planning—Your Leadership Charter; Application; Peer Council: Planning for Return to the Workplace
Post-Program Coaching Sessions—Three follow-on coaching sessions with your Executive Coach

Program Dates

Fee: $15,195*

Date   Location  
November 6–10, 2017  Pillar & Post, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario Apply

*Includes meals, refreshments, and five nights accommodation.



Accommodation is included in the program fee; details are provided at the time of registration or upon request. Please email for more details.

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Our Alumni Speak

“An excellent forum to understand your personal leadership style, and through self-reflection, understand how the style impacts those around you. It was an amazing opportunity to engage with other leaders and share experiences, challenges and learn new styles and techniques for effective leadership and management. I left the Program with the knowledge of how to enhance my leadership capabilities, engage those around me and position everyone for great success."

Cathie Puckering CPA, CGA, Vice President, Finance and Corporate Services, John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport

All-Inclusive Fee

The standard program fee includes most meals, refreshments, and five nights of accommodation.