Program Curriculum

Upon completion of the program, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Professional Development from the University of Ottawa Centre for Continuing Education.

Element

Description

Date

360 Lumina test

         Test completion and feedback

Personal invitation in October and November

Developmental assignments

  • On-the-job learning activities (monthly)
  • Self-reflection journal (weekly)
  • Proposed readings
  • Other activities may be proposed

Throughout the program (approx. 5 hours per week)

Kick-off session

  • Introductions and program overview
  • Discussion of self-assessment results
  • Facilitated and interactive conversation about the evolving nature of the comptrollership function and the competencies required to meet program expectations.

October 10, 2018 (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

Lunch included

Leadership Workshop #1

  • Instructor-led Senior Management Oral Briefings Workshop to further develop the “Create Vision and Strategy” leadership competencies.

November 23, 2018 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Lunch included

Leadership Workshop #2
  • Instructor-led workshop to further develop the “Mobilize People” leadership competency
  • Focus is on delegation, managing performance, and providing feedback to encourage and enable individual and team performance excellence.

March 20, 2019 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Lunch included

Simulation

  • Participants will be given a scenario and asked to present at a simulated senior management board meeting.
  • Half day

April 2, 3, 2019 (8 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

Action learning circles (ALC) and individual coaching sessions

  • 4 half-day sessions in groups of 5 to 6 participants, followed by individual coaching sessions of 60 minutes each.

One per month (January, February, April, May)

Wrap-up session and graduation

  • Guest speakers to discuss key emerging comptrollership issues with a strong emphasis on leadership and people management.
  • Participant group presentations (by community) on program takeaways.
  • Graduation and reception from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Participants’ sponsors and supervisors are invited to attend.

June 6, 2019 (1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

 

 
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