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Leadership and Communications


Two Day Workshop


Discover what makes a good leader in the communications industry. Learn how to lead a team in designing and implementing communication strategies and programs, and why effective leadership is important to these processes. This course explores various leadership styles and practices in order to identify the kind of leader you are and the best practices for improving your leadership skills.

What You Will Learn

At the completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Understand what makes a good leader
  • Understand what competencies do good leaders possess
  • Consider are leaders born or made
  • Compare three different leaders
  • Understand emotional intelligence and why is it important to leadership
  • Discuss the six key principles of leadership

What to Expect

This is an interactive course, which includes lectures, group exercises and discussion.

Please come to this course prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.

There are no prerequisites required. Please come prepared to share your experiences, opinions and perspectives with the class.


"This was an excellent course. David combined real world examples with insightful input. He provided a new way of examining the media and other leaders that I have been applying already. Having taken other leadership courses, David has revealed a new side of combining leadership with communications. The 2 days flew by."

Registration Options

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CMPR6205 - 009 Feb 09 - Feb 10, 2017 Available

Day Date Time Location
Thu, Fri   Feb 09 to Feb 10, 2017 9:00AM to 4:00PM Downtown Campus, Citi Plaza, 125

Course Materials

Materials and handouts will be provided in class.

Attendance Requirements

To complete this course, active participation is required and participants must attend 100% of this course.

Western Employees

This course is pre-approved for Reimbursed tuition for eligible Western employees.

David Estok

Course Fee $460.00 ?

Potential Discount(s): Citi Plaza , Western Alumni , Pillar , Amway , Great West Life