Manager Bootcamp - Foundations

This seminar will give you the crucial foundational skills to shift from being an individual contributor to a well-respected manager who can achieve team synergy and drive bottom-line performance. Using guided role play, exercises and skill practice sessions, you will discover how to adjust your management style and tackle new challenges. In-depth skills practice using various leadership models combined with interactive activities take you through the paces of motivation, delegation, coaching, communication, performance management and leadership. You will be able to improve on key weakness areas, play to your strength and get the best results from every member of your team.


Manager Bootcamp - Deployment

As a follow up to the Manager Bootcamp – Foundations, this 2-day training program will take you through in-depth skills practice using various leadership models, allow you to participate in interactive activities, and gain a better understanding of 360 feedback, power, trust, influence, mindfulness, using a strategic mindset, delegation and execution.


Career Mapping

Everyone is responsible for their own career, but most people don’t take the time to actually PLAN their career.  This workshop gives you the tools to explore, network, experience, plan and achieve career goals.  The key messages in this program are:

  • Change is accelerating – Industry, Work Environment, Social Demographics, Technology, Skills
  • It’s your career, it’s up to you
  • You don’t have to do it all by yourself
  • Leverage smart people; Leverage smart opportunities

Change Management

Organizational change is constant. And yet many people react to change with denial or resistance. As a change leader, your ability to help people overcome their reactions and get onboard with new initiatives is critical to your success. You’ll gain practical tools that will enable you to manage reactions to change and communicate in a manner that inspires followership and optimal productivity through any change initiative.


Creating an Agile Workforce through SCRUM

Scrum is an agile project management framework that teams use to develop, deliver, and sustain complex products. It describes a set of meetings, tools, and roles that work in concert to help teams’ structure and manage their work. Teams of all kinds can benefit from the use of Scrum; HR, marketing, design, software development, engineering and more. It is a favorite framework for many development teams, as requirements change, goals change, situations change, scrum embraces those changes. It encourages teams to learn through experiences, self-organize while working on a problem, and reflect on their wins and losses to continuously improve.


Crucial Conversations

Crucial Conversations is an advanced communication workshop that equips you with the necessary tools to handle high stake, high emotion conversations. Whether you need to understand the key strategies to diffuse tension, influence uncomfortable communication or find mutual purpose and critical resolve then you need the skills to have a crucial conversation.


Crucial Accountability

Crucial Accountability is a course that teaches a step-by-step process for enhancing accountability, improving performance, and ensuring execution. By learning how to talk about violated expectations in a way that solves problems while improving relationships, you’ll improve individual, team, and organizational effectiveness.


Communication Strategies

This session will help participants learn how to consider verbal and non-verbal communication methods. They will learn to understand and practice effective listening skills, communicate in clear, respectful and non-judgmental ways, and know when to seek advice.


Conflict Management

Conflict is any situation in which your concerns or desires differ from those of another person. The objectives of our conflict management program are :

  • Become more aware of your own conflict style
  • Recognize the conflict styles of others
  • Assess conflict situations
  • Practice using different conflict modes
We use the Thomas Kilmann Conflict mode report to enhance our understanding of our own reaction to conflict and how to use different approaches for different situations.



6 Hats Thinking Styles

Six Hats Thinking Styles, a thinking skills training course which teaches parallel thinking as an alternative to argument. Parallel thinking guides thought processes in one direction at a time, so we can effectively analyze issues, generate new ideas, and make better decisions. Six Thinking Hats helps put our opinions and egos aside so we can focus on a way forward, without argument. Participants learn how to separate emotion from facts, the positive from the negative and critical thinking from creative thinking.


Behavioural Interviewing Skills

The behavioural interview technique is used to evaluate a candidate’s experiences and behaviours in order to determine their potential for success. This approach is focused on discovering how an applicant acted in specifc employment-related situations: the belief being that past performance is the best predictor of future behaviour. This interviewing method provides a more objective set of facts to make employment decisions than other methods.


Coaching Skills

Coaching skills include effective feedback, understanding your colleague’s strengths, reinforcing positive behavior utilizing innovative ways of listening to new measures of coaching success. This seminar covers it all in four dynamic lessons, with a sharp focus on skill-building and modeling techniques that will enable coaches to move their teams to the next level of professional development.


Developing High Performance Teams

This purpose of this ½ day training program is to equip managers with a better understanding of team dynamics and how they, as the leaders influence the engagement and productivity of their team members.
At the end of the workshops, participants will understand:

  • The different types of teams and the qualities of an effective team
  • How to build an effective a team that is engaged, enthusiastic and participative
  • Their own style and preferences through the use of self-assessment tools such as MBTI (personality), TKI (conflict) and how this impacts group dynamics
  • How to build organizational community (diversity, sensitivity, awareness, understanding of and impact of organizational culture)
  • Finish with action planning to implement with current teams

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is vital to being an effective and high-performing member of any team. In this seminar, you will become familiar with this proven EI model and learn how to apply EI skills for maximum effectiveness. Gain insight and tools you can apply to make your job and career more effective, satisfying, and successful. And have a standout advantage in any situation.


Influence Without Authority

Getting anything done in the business world — whether convincing someone to hire you, fund your project, or buy into your proposal — requires the ability to influence others. In this seminar, you’ll focus on the three key sources of influence that will equip you with the skills to influence others where there is a lack of authority, personal power, persuasion and negotiation.


Managing the Cascade of Objectives

Everyone needs to see how they fit in to the bigger picture, that their work matters and that they play a part in the success of the organization.  This half day workshop shows the relationship between the organizational objectives, departmental or team objectives and individual objectives.  Alignment ensures that everyone is “rowing in the same direction” and headed towards the same goal.

This is an interactive workshop where participants draft their own SMART objectives and create preliminary action plans, both of which can be reviewed with their direct supervisor for validation.  We work directly with your organizational objectives and job descriptions to make this an impactful and applicable experience.


Maximizing Millennial Mojo

Baby Boomers were born prior to 1963, Generation Xers were born between 1964 and 1980 and Millennials were born between 1980 and 1995. We hear a lot about what Millennials want and how they are different from GenXers and (especially) baby boomers. While we need to be careful to not stereotype any person, we can definitely say that, as of late, the rules have changed. In this new workshop, we will discuss the top 5 methods for managing your millennial team members for the highest level of engagement, productivity and retention.


Mindfulness in the Workplace

Mindfulness means being in the present moment with an open and non-judgmental attitude. You can think of mindfulness practice as a workout for your brain – a way to keep strong, fit, and resilient. Like physical exercise, mindfulness requires some basic training and ongoing practice. Learn how to tune into what’s happening, inside and around you.


Time & Priority Management

Participants will run through a self-assessment tool called "How Good Are Your Time Management Skills?” (15 questions). This will be followed by a discussion of the results and the focus will be on resolutions to improve your time management skills, save time and reduce stress.


Developing Trust in the Workplace

Developing Trust in the Workplace is a highly interactive workshop that engages leaders at all levels in the real work of identifying and closing the trust gaps that exist in your organization. Instead of paying outrageous “Trust Taxes,” your organization can begin to realize “Trust Dividends.” Doing business at the “speed of trust” dramatically lowers costs, speeds up results, and increases profits and influence.


VUCA Leadership

Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity; these are the realities of today and will continue to be so in the future. VUCA can provide us with language for understanding these conditions. It can help us to approach the environment we’re in, with all it’s challenges and to recognize the opportunities. In this program we will consider the skills and approaches we can develop in response. So that even while we acknowledge the unknowns, we can anticipate the complexities and uncertainty of what might be to come. Learning = Action x Reflection


The Right to Respect – Workplace Harassment Training

Demonstrate the commitment of your organization to providing a work environment which promotes fairness and respect to each individual employee, and freedom from discrimination and harassment. This program provides legal compliance and protection, in line with Ontario’s employment legislation, Bill 168.


Understanding AODA

You might have heard the phrase, “Accommodation until the point of undue hardship,” but what does that really mean? Employers have an obligation to accommodate employees based on a protected ground of discrimination, but they also have rights and responsibilities to ensure that accommodation is appropriate and reasonable for both the employee and the employer. This training will give you the insight, strategies, and tools to feel confident in managing accommodation requests.


Eliminating Unconscious Bias

The impact of racism and gender converges on workplace issues may arise in relation to an employer’s behaviour and actions towards racial or gender persons. In this training you will learn the employer’s obligations in regards to managing a diverse workforce; the actions and behaviours exhibited by management that amount to damages when dealing with racial or gender groups and the recent Court and tribunal hearings that held employers accountable for engaging in stereotyping and racial/gender discrimination. This is a very practical, highly interactive session that makes the discussion interesting and fun.


Helping Hands Employee Engagement Program

Employee engagement drives productivity and business results. The brand new Helping Hands program marries team, engagement and social responsibility in a fun and unforgettable experience! In groups of 3, participants will build a prosthetic hand that will be sent to one of 60 countries and given to an amputee in need. We connect their experience to the bigger picture of the department or the organization – the feedback from this program is incredible!


The Big Picture

In The Big Picture, teams collaborate and communicate to create an interconnected multi-tile piece of art reflecting your team’s vision and values. Everyone knows that, from time to time, it is important to step back and look at the Big Picture, particularly when looking at an organization and how its people operate and communicate internally. In The Big Picture the importance of teamwork, cooperation and communication is reinforced through the process of painting an artistic creation of truly epic proportions.


Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Team Training

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is an assessment designed to measure psychological preferences in how people work, communicate, interact and perceive the world and make decisions. Bromelin will administer the assessment, generate the individual and team reports and facilitate a fun and interactive teambuilding session that will result in greater understanding of the individual and team interaction.


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