Details for Applicants for the Virtual Leadership Institute

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Applications for the Canadian Virtual Leadership Institute are open! The fee for the Leadership Institute is $1350 CAD (early bird rate, application submitted before 10/30/20) and $1500 CAD (regular rate, application submitted on or after 10/30/20) and includes all materials but does not include needed technology (more below). All applications are due by 11/9/20.

Institute Highlights:

The Canadian Virtual Leadership Institute will run from December 1, 2020 to December 16, 2020 and will have set meeting times and individual work to be done between meetings.

The class is limited to a select group of no more than 30 emerging Canadian leaders, offering opportunity for collaboration and an enduring network of support. After the Virtual Leadership Institute, participants will have access to other graduates and speakers, numbering over 2500 leaders across the United States and internationally, via our online Community of Practice Leadership Network.

To participate in the Virtual leadership Institute, participants must have access to a computer with a camera, microphone, and speakers and internet access. The Institute will use Zoom as the meeting platform. You do not need to have a Zoom account to participate, although a desktop version of Zoom is recommended.

The schedule of meetings is as follows and all participants will be expected to be online during each block of time.

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Week 1 Tuesday 12/1/202012:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 12/2/202012:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Thursday 12/3/202012:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Week 2 Tuesday 12/8/202012:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Wednesday 12/9/202012:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Thursday 12/10/202012:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Week 3 Tuesday 12/15/202012:30 pm - 4:45 pm
Wednesday 12/16/202012:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Download a PDF of the time schedule here

A significant amount of preparation work is required. Prior to and throughout the Institute, participants will be asked to read two books, to submit a personal leadership challenge, complete the Organizational Practices and Priorities Inventory assessment, fill out a pre-survey and to take a 360-degree assessment of leadership skills. In between meetings, there may also be recommended activities and individual assignments. They will not take more than an hour total.

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To learn more about the Virtual Leadership Institute, e-mail Kristen Loomis at