Wise Practices in Indigenous Leadership
Learn the critical skills leaders and managers need to succeed and prosper. You will be provided with tools to help you improve your performance, along with the opportunity to practice using them. The emphasis throughout this program will be upon using hands-on techniques to help you master competencies to create strategic focus within your organizations and achieve both personal and organizational goals. Learn a model that will help move your Nation or organization from forming a vision, through to developing tactics, to implementation and operational priorities for management.
What does the program offer?
- Systems thinking, and problem solving
- Strategic planning and change management
- Indigenous governance and management, and their measurability
- Budgeting, financial management, and funding arrangements
- Measurement and management of programs and performance
- Conflict resolution
- Team building
Who should register?
- Indigenous leaders and administrators
- Indigenous artists
- Senior management and personnel working with or within Indigenous organizations
All Leadership participants who choose the Accommodation and Meal Package are provided private rooms with ensuite washrooms in one of our two onsite hotels, the Professional Development Centre or Lloyd Hall. Room upgrades may be available upon request at an additional cost.
If you choose the Accommodation and Meal Package, all of your meals from the start to the end of your program are included; most of your meals will be at Vistas Dining Room, but there may be some special dining events scheduled as well. Please also feel free to visit the Maclab Bistro, Le Café, Three Ravens Restaurant and Wine Bar, but note that these outlets are not included in your meal plan, and thus will be at additional cost.
Enrich your experience and get to know other artists on campus by taking advantage of the activities and support provided by our Participant Resources team.
The Sally Borden Fitness and Recreation Centre is located in the lower floor of the Sally Borden Building, and provides all guests with access to our swimming pool, hot tub, steam room, climbing gym, fitness centre, spin studio, and gymnasium. Massage and physiotherapy appointments may also be booked ahead of time.
Fees & Financial Assistance
The above fees do not include applicable taxes, such as GST, the Alberta Tourism Levy, and the Tourism Improvement Fee as needed.
Enrol four members of your organization or community in a program and your fifth member will receive free tuition. Special restrictions may apply. Due to high demand, we accept a maximum of five members per group; this is to ensure our programming is accessible to everyone.
Financial Assistance may be available to subsidize some of the costs to attend your program.
Past participants of the Wise Practices in Indigenous Leadership program can register again, however will not be eligible for funding assistance.
Funding opportunities Call our toll-free number for more details at 1.888.255.6327