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Are you looking for ongoing learning opportunities that stand out and deliver new strategies, tools, and ideas to enhance your leadership?

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity offers a flexible leadership certificate that does just that!

The Certificate of Indigenous Leadership, Governance, and Management Excellence is awarded to individuals who recognize the importance of continuing education and have successfully completed a total of seven Indigenous Leadership programs with us. The programs are strategically focused on building your capacity to assist your community and organization, to successfully move forward into the era of self-determination and successful community economic development. Please review our upcoming Indigenous Leadership offerings to see what programs are available.

To earn your Certificate of Indigenous Leadership, Governance, and Management Excellence, please choose one program from each of the seven Wise Practices Elements:

Wise Practice Element 1: Identity and Culture

  • Intermediate Wise Practices in Indigenous Leadership
  • Intermediate Indigenous Women in Leadership

Wise Practice Element 2: Leadership

  • Intermediate Inherent Right to Indigenous Governance 

Wise Practice Element 3: Strategic Vision and Planning

  • Intermediate Braiding Strands: Related-world Strategic Planning

Wise Practice Element 4:  Good Governance and Management

  • Intermediate Establishing Institutions of Good Governance

Wise Practice Element 5:  Accountability and Stewardship

  • Intermediate Leading Teams: Good Governance for Councils and Boards

Wise Practice Element 6: Performance Evaluation

  • Intermediate Project Management for Indigenous Organizations
  • Intermediate Indigenous Evaluation Frameworks

Wise Practice Element 7: Collaborations, Partnerships, and External Relationships

  • Intermediate Negotiation Skills Training
  • Intermediate Indigenous Business and Economic Development

Please subscribe to our Indigenous Leadership newsletter to keep informed on upcoming programs, dates, and news.

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