Advanced Leadership Development

Comprehensive Leadership Training, Assessments, and Coaching


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Program Overview

In today’s fast-paced, complex, and ever-changing environment, the most effective leaders must approach their leadership with awareness, clarity, and intention. The Advanced Leadership Development Program is designed to take your leadership to the next level by cultivating deep awareness and shaping a clear and powerful vision for your leadership.

Over the course of the program, you will learn, explore, and put into practice tools and approaches to strengthen self-awareness and emotional intelligence; build authentic relationships; balance the needs of functional and enterprise leadership; and approach complex organizational challenges in new and collaborative ways.

This is an immersive learning experience that combines facilitated sessions with reflection, group discussion, action learning, an assessment, and one-to-one coaching to maximize outcomes.

Next Start Date

Start in May: Sessions for this program take place on May 31, June 1, 7, 8, 14, and 15, 2023, from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET.

Start in November: Sessions for this program take place on November 28, 30, December 5, 7, 12, 14, 2023, from 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM ET.

(Also available for intact teams)


$5,500/per participant

Includes: 6 training modules, 2 coaching sessions, and an assessment

Optional Add-On: 4 additional coaching sessions post-program for $1,680


This program is 100% online

Participant Rating

4.8 Stars Rating (4.7/5)

Who Should Attend

Designed for those who oversee a team or department such as managers, directors, and executives, the Advanced Leadership Development Program is for those looking for strategies and tools to increase their overall effectiveness as a leader. It is the ideal follow-up to our Leadership Fundamentals program.

What to Expect

The Advanced Leadership Development Program is delivered online over a number of live virtual sessions guided by a skilled facilitator. Between the sessions, you will complete personal reflection and application exercises to build your confidence and competence with the leadership skills and tools taught in class. In addition to the training, you will complete a leadership assessment to gain a deeper understanding of yourself as a leader and receive two one-on-one coaching sessions to put the lessons learned into practice.

What is Included

To enhance your leadership development experience, the Advanced Leadership Development Program includes 30 hours of live training, synchronous learning and group work, two one-on-one coaching sessions, and The Leadership Circle 360 Assessment Profile ™.

To enhance your leadership development experience, the option is available to add 4 additional post-program coaching sessions for $1680. 

Key Takeaways

While we know you will complete this program feeling inspired, we'll do you one better. This program will leave you immediately equipped and confidently able to:

  • Lead and inspire others through clarity of purpose supported by a powerful Leadership Blueprint

  • Build and maintain authentic connections with others so you can more effectively coach, delegate, inspire and influence

  • Apply frameworks to break down complex organizational issues and silos to find creative cross-functional solutions

  • Tap into your core strengths more consistently, and recognize when underlying motivations and mindsets may be blocking you from operating at your best

  • Build credibility across all levels by building trust, a shared understanding, and common ground with others

  • Identify and engage in simple habits and practices to sustain your ongoing leadership development

Reviews from Your Peers

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"I would highly recommend the Advanced Leadership Development Program to anyone who has strong self-awareness and wants to overcome what feels like the last hurdle holding them back from being an effective leader. I am deeply grateful for everything I have learned and look forward to putting my learnings into action."
Chief of Staff and Director of Stakeholder Relations
Canadian Human Rights Commission
"[Advanced Leadership Development] is an excellent program for today's leaders who are interested in better understanding the motives behind their leadership behaviours, what makes them effective leaders today, and what is needed to improve achieving enterprise-level goals."
Director, Business Architecture
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"This program was very thought-provoking and insightful. It has given me a new perspective on how I approach my role as a leader and peer. I would highly recommend it to others!"
Engineering Manager
York Region
"Great opportunity to come together with other leaders to introspectively understand who you are as a leader and whom you want to be. I enjoyed the opportunity to learn from the instructors and other leaders across different sectors."
Manager, Social Policy, Inclusion, and Accessibility
York Region
Government of Canada
"The Niagara Institute's Advanced Leadership Development Program really helped me better understand how to become more self-aware as a leader and develop a leadership blueprint for the future."
Manager, Business Intelligence
Employment and Social Development Canada
Wallbridge Mining Limited
"The program was a great journey into my personal thoughts and beliefs. It helped me understand how I can be more effective as a leader by examining how I am showing up to my peers and team members."
VP, Mining & Projects
Wallbridge Mining Company Limited

Enrollment Is Now Open!

Start in May

Sessions for this program take place on May 31, June 1, 7, 8, 14, and 15, 2023, from 11:00 - 4:00 PM ET

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Start in November

Sessions for this program take place on November 28, 30, December 5, 7, 12, and 14 2023, from 11:00 - 4:30 PM ET

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Program Partner

Verity is a Canadian HR consulting firm focused on leadership development, coaching, career transition, and organizational development. After 30 years of building a network of national and global partnerships, Verity serves customers across Canada and in 30 countries worldwide.