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Resilient Civic Leadership '21 INTENSIVE

Compassionate Integrity Training (CIT)® for Civic Leaders

  • Ended
  • 365 Canadian dollars
  • Online


Uncertain and turbulent times call for ethical and resilient civic leadership. In this interactive program, learn to cultivate the values and leadership skills required to enhance empirical and ethical decision-making and increase personal, social and environmental well-being. ​Examine ways that civic leaders can shift their political, organizational and community culture from reactive & short-term to proactive and long-term decision-making and operations. Align your municipality behind a shared purpose the enhances the wellbeing of all and fosters sustainable service delivery. ​Are you a Mayor, Councillor, Chief Administrative Officer, Senior Staff person and/or Asset Manager wanting to join a national cohort of resilient civic leaders who are fostering this culture at the Council/Board table, in their organizations and in their community? Learn from distinguished civic leaders including Mayors of communities big and small including servant leader champion CAO Steve Kanellakos of the City of Ottawa to experts like Mary W. Rose, CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute. By covering a range of skills from self-regulation, relating to others ethically and with compassion to engaging with complex systems, this training builds towards compassionate integrity: the ability to lead in accordance with one's values with a recognition of our common humanity, fostering trust and social cohesion―the key to resilient workplaces & cities. INCLUDES COMPLIMENTARY PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT CIT® certificate issued to course graduates by Life University, Centre for Compassion, Integrity & Secular Ethics. Participants must attend the entire session to graduate. FULL COURSE DESCRIPTION: Formal Time Commitment: 12 hours online Friday, August 27, 2021 & Saturday August 28, 2021 9am - 4pm PT | 12pm - 7pm ET each day (incudes one hour lunch) Focus Areas Include: SERIES 1: SELF-CULTIVATION • Calming Body & Mind • Ethical Mindfulness • Emotional Awareness • Self-Compassion • Resilience Zone SERIES 2: RELATING TO OTHERS (ETHICS) • Impartiality & Public Servant Ethos • Civic Values • Psychological Safety & Inclusion • Empathetic Concern & Compassion ​ SERIES 3: ENGAGING IN SYSTEMS • Appreciating Interdependence • Systemic Violence, Injustice, Culture • Engaging with Discernment • Culture Change/Transformation ​For more information: • Visit: • Email ​


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