Bluewater Wood Alliance kicks off Leadership webinar series Sept. 15
August 17, 2020 | 3:32 pm CDT

OTTAWA, Ontario – The Bluewater Wood Alliance (BWA) will present a 12-part webinar series, Empowering Individuals & Organizations in Leadership, from Sept. 15 through Feb. 16, 2021.

The webinars will be led by Barry Reed, leadership trainer of Leadership Management International Canada. LMI has an operational network that spans 80 countries. Reid has worked with LMI since 2008 and previously held senior leadership positions in the publishing industry. He won LMI’s Facilitator of the Year (The Americas) Award in 2018. (Watch accompanying video of a BWA member's testimonial about taking one of Reid's programs.)

According to the BWA, objectives of the leadership series include:

  • Accelerating an organization’s performance and success.
  • Getting more done in less time with less stress.
  • Learning how to evaluate whether managers on a team have yet to achieve their full leadership potential.
  • Creating measurable revenues, efficiencies and profits.

The online course includes one-on-one custom-tailored training education on leadership and personal productivity. The registration fee is $4,500 plus hst per person for BWA members and $6,000 plus hst for non-members. The training series qualifies for the Canada Ontario Jobs Grant (COJG), which can save members up to $3,735. Approved COJG funds must be applied before purchasing an event ticket. Learn more about applying for COJG funds.

BWA Leadership Series schedule
Note: All sessions are scheduled to run on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. EDT

Sept. 15: Pre-conference Goal Setting
Defining the Goal & Tracking

Sept 29: Pre-conference Goal Setting
Refinement of Goal Tracking

Oct. 13: Kick-Off
Including Planning Tool Training

Oct. 27: Goal Planning
Developing Goal Planning Sheets

Nov. 10: Lesson One
The Nature of Productivity

Nov. 24: Lesson Two
Goals Achievement through Time Management

Dec. 8: Lesson Three
Increasing Productivity Through Controlling Priorities

Dec. 22: Midterm Review

Jan. 5, 2020: Lesson Four
Improving Productivity Through Communication

Jan 19: Lesson Five
Empowering the Team

Feb. 2: Lesson Six
Increasing Productivity of the Team

Feb. 16: Participant Graduation Presentations

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