Afi U. program

Conscious, collaborative, and transformational leadership

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Duration

5 days

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Fee

$ 3,950

Ethical Leadership

Embracing ethical leadership is a conscious decision to act authentically in order to make a positive contribution to the world and transform it, which requires deep introspection and a constant desire to challenge oneself. What if being yourself were your real asset?

According to the results of a five-year research project conducted by organizational psychologist Tasha Eurich, 95% of professionals believe they are self-aware, but less than 15% actually are.

In an unpredictable and ever-changing global context, conscious leadership is crucial to making humane, ethical, carefully considered decisions for the common good.

Our program will develop leaders who are aware of themselves, others and their ecosystem, capable of leading complex projects, positively transforming their organization and having a positive impact on the world by taking a supportive transformational leadership approach.

To achieve this, participants will need to work on their own personal development before undertaking the transformation of their organization. They will need to identify and overcome their limiting beliefs and embrace a mindset conducive to transformation.

At the end of this course, you will be able not only to create a space for yourself to lead but also to manage in the present moment. You will have the ability to step back and make informed choices, fostering a culture of empowerment and collaboration within your organization.

Be ready to ...

  • Lead ethically and in the present moment

  • Be authentic, empathetic and logical

  • Manage strategic projects successfully and impactfully

  • Foster a culture of empowerment, respect and collaboration

  • Meet the complex challenges facing your organization effectively

... and drive immediate value for your organization

  • Improve organizational performance

  • Promote social responsibility

  • Foster creativity and innovation

  • Identify transformation opportunities

  • Implement significant changes

Experience the learning journey
with Afi U.

Intensive learning experiences designed for professionals seeking rapid advancement in a specific field. Immerse yourself in interactive, in-depth learning sessions led by field experts. Leave with practical, adaptable skills ready for immediate implementation in your workplace.

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Learning activities

  • 1 workshop talk (with guest speakers) at the beginning
  • Case studies
  • 1 self-assessment of transformational leadership skills
  • Individual action plan
  • 2 group coaching sessions
  • Preparatory reading and assignments

Science and technology

  • Knowledge reinforcement
  • Practical challenges and action plan follow-up
  • B12 platform to support learning transfer
  • Microsoft environment enabling collaboration

The community

  • Mixed cohorts from diverse backgrounds
  • Workgroups with peers in similar roles and functions
  • Preferred access to the Circles by Afi U.

Study plan

Session 1

Level 1: Becoming a conscious leader : mindset and key tools (2 days)

  • Laying the foundations of conscious leadership, and acquiring the first key: self-awareness for clarity, focus and creativity
  • Acquiring two other keys to conscious leadership for managing complexity:
    • Awareness of others
    • Awareness of your organization and environment
  • Taking the first steps toward managing consciously and ethically
  • Becoming the architect of your transformational leadership

Session 2

Level 2: One more step along the awareness path to transform yourself (1 day)

  • Becoming aware of change and non-change
  • Understanding how resistance to change gets started
  • Acquiring the tools you need to remove your roadblocks and start moving in a different way

Session 3

Level 3: Living conscious leadership by embracing ethical, transformational leadership (2 days)

  • Acquiring a framework and tools for ethical leadership
  • Having an immersive ethical management experience
  • Anchoring your transformational leadership skills

Program Lead

Marie-Hélène Demers
Profile

A manager, leader and ICF Professional Certified Coach (PCC), Marie-Hélène facilitates the emergence of inclusive, ethical and resilient leadership by helping managers create work environments and dynamics that nurture talent. With a career spanning more than 30 years, she has forged a solid reputation as a driver of organizational transformation through her coaching and leadership development activities and her many publications.

Through a practical and experiential approach, the training programs offered by Marie-Hélène enable professionals, managers, and leaders to enhance their skills, navigate complex organizational environments, and transform into agents of change.

Invited contributors and experts

Marie-Pier St-Hilaire
Virginie Arbour-Maynard
Monique Daigle
Isabelle Drouin
Sylvie-Anne Leroux