Conscious Collaboration – Virtual Online Offering – JIBC

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Leadership in a complex workplace requires self-awareness, conscious use of specific skills and a clear intention to bridge to others in order to achieve and sustain effective collaborative relationships. In this half-day highly participatory online course, you will explore essential components of collaboration: developing a collaborative mindset, emotional intelligence, conscious verbal and nonverbal communication, intentional listening, and more. You will engage with the instructor and fellow learners through a combination of virtual classroom discussions using video conferencing software and self-paced web-based activities. You will also gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be an authentic leader and how to engage mindfully and intentionally with those around you.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the learner will be able to:

  1. Identify essential practices that build collaborative bridges with colleagues and demonstrate receptivity to others’ viewpoints
  2. Explore ways of skillfully developing and maintaining honest and open relationships with colleagues and stakeholders
  3. Explore strategies for identifying misperceptions grounded in personal viewpoints.

Who should attend
This course is open to non-profit housing providers in any role, who wish to develop/enhance their leadership skills and/or transition to a leadership role. Class is limited to 25 participants maximum.

After registration, participants will receive further instructions from JIBC regarding registrant data, online course access, course materials and technical support.

This course be will delivered on September 16, 2020 from 9 am to 12:30 pm PST. Registrants are asked to sign in early (after 8:30 am) to allow for adequate time to log in and prepare for the session.

Registration Fee
Free for BCNPHA members, $25 plus GST for non members.

As this course is limited to 25, preference will be given to those registrants who have not yet had an opportunity to attend this session. Should you wish to re-enroll, please contact

Technical Requirements for Justice Institute of BC Online Courses
Use the BB system check link to ensure your computer system is properly configured for our web courses. It verifies your browser version, settings, and display settings on your computer. Click here for more on BB Browser Support. In this class, video conferencing will be used. Learners must have a camera and a microphone. For an improved learning experience, learners are encouraged to use a headset with a mic rather than the computer speakers and internal mic.


Dr. Michal Fedeles, PhD (Education, UBC) specializes in strategic learning and leadership development. For the past 15+ years, his engagements in academia and healthcare have focused on stimulating transformative learning cultures, inspiring performance excellence and maximizing the returns on investment in advancing leadership. As an educator, coach and consultant, Michal helps leaders and organizations achieve superior outcomes by embracing an uncompromising pursuit of curiosity, mutual purpose, reflection, and humility.







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Cancellation policy: Any cancellations or changes to course registration by the registrant must be made in writing to Cancellations received 7 days prior to a course’s starting date will receive a full refund. No refund will be given for cancellations less than 7 days prior to this course’s start date.

This course is delivered through the Justice Institute of BC, and is generously sponsored by BC Housing. BCNPHA thanks our education partners for their support in making this training available to the non-profit housing sector.

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