Leadership Catalyst

Leadership Catalyst Program Choices

Leadership Catalyst™ is an online or hybrid program designed to help senior and middle managers lead efforts to increase business agility and change. Businesses are increasingly adopting more agile business practices so they can increase efficiencies, time to market, and responsiveness to customer needs. These practices lead to faster product development processes, better ways of collaborating and teaming together and happier, more engaged teams.

But success depends on leaders creating the right environment and having the right mindsets. This program helps leaders make critical mindset shifts to help them succeed.

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Programs can be delivered in the following formats:

In-person  |  Live online  |  Retreat  |  Custom

All our programs are fully customizable to meet the needs of your organization and teams.

This program provides tools for executive and senior leaders critical for building trust, being outcome-focused, developing people, and dealing with conflict and performance.

Format:

  • 6 modules 90 minutes each
  • 1:1 coaching session and peer-to-peer coaching sessions
  • Total time commitment: 10 hours

Proven benefits:

  • Growth in self-awareness and confidence as a first-time leader
  • Deepens understanding of how to manage for results in a way that empowers team members
  • Helps managers identity and prioritize high-value actions for team success
  • Improves effectiveness among teams represented by the participant leader

Modules:

  1. Keys to Leading Transformation
    • Why and how purpose-driven leadership is required for transformation and how to move beyond transactional leadership
  2. Growing High Trust Environments
    • How to strengthen trusted relationships and build psychological safety – essential elements for innovation and change
  3. Developing Shared Agreements and Partnerships
    • How to negotiate partnerships and avoid common pitfalls so that everyone wins
  4. Strengthening a Culture of Continuous Improvement
    • Developing habits and mindsets for discovery, innovation and continuous improvement
  5. Leadership that Drives Business Outcomes
    • Managing for business outcomes vs directing activities for scope deliverables
  6. Creating a Sustainable Environment for High Performance
    • How to proactively mitigate burnout and manage leadership dynamics in a remote or hybrid context

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Improve cross-functional team performance by helping leaders strengthen trust, increase collaboration, value partnership-building, foster innovation and drive business outcomes.

Format:

  • 5 modules, 90 minutes each
  • 1-1 and peer-to-peer coaching sessions are included
  • Total time commitment: 10 hours

Proven benefits:

  • Deepens trust among team members and broader teams
  • Increases understanding of how to work with complementary functions
  • Helps managers identity and prioritize high-value actions for desired outcomes
  • Improves effectiveness among all teams represented by the leaders participating in the program

Modules:

  1. Developing High-Trust Relationships
    • Understanding how to strengthen trusted relationships and build psychological safety – essential elements for innovation and change
  2. Effective Collaboration and Shared Ownership
    • Keys for successful collaboration and the core capabilities required of leaders to drive it forward
  3. Developing Shared Agreements and Partnerships
    • How to successfully create partnerships and avoid common pitfalls so that everyone wins
  4. Strengthening a Culture of Continuous Improvement
    • Developing team habits and mindsets for discovery, innovation and continuous improvement
  5. Leadership that Drives Business Outcomes
    • Accelerating results by managing for business outcomes vs directing activities for scope deliverables
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Accelerate cross-functional team performance on high leverage projects (high risk, high opportunity) by helping leaders shift their mindsets on how to strengthen trust, collaboration, partnership-building, fostering innovation and driving business outcomes.

Format:

  • 3 sessions 120 minutes each
  • 1-1 and peer-to-peer coaching sessions are included
  • Total time commitment: 8 hours

Proven benefits:

  • Deepens trust among team members and broader teams
  • Increases understanding of how to work with complementary functions
  • Helps managers identity and prioritize high-value actions for desired outcomes
  • Improves effectiveness among all teams represented by the leaders participating in the program

Modules:

  1. Developing High-Trust Relationships
    • Understand how to strengthen trusted relationships and build psychological safety – essential elements for innovation and change
    • Understand roles, expectations and mindsets of other teams and leaders, including potential areas of conflict
  2. Creating Partnerships that Drive Shared Outcomes
    • Accelerate results by focusing on business outcomes vs directing activities for scope deliverables
    • How to successfully create partnerships anchored in shared outcomes and avoid common pitfalls so that everyone wins
  3. Effectively Collaborating with Multiple Stakeholders
    • Keys for successful collaboration and the core capabilities required of leaders to drive it forward
    • How to effectively manage teams in multi-stakeholder engagement

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Develop key leadership mindsets and skills for new or first-time people leaders. This program is also offered as a condensed version.

Format:

  • 5 modules, 90 minutes each
  • 1:1 and peer-to-peer coaching sessions are included
  • Total time commitment: 10 hours

Proven benefits:

  • Growth in self-awareness and confidence as a first-time leader
  • Deepen understanding of how to manage for results in a way
    that empowers team members
  • Helps managers identity and prioritize high-value actions
    that achieve business outcomes
  • Improves effectiveness among teams represented by the
    participant leader

Modules:

  1. Developing High-Trust Relationships*
    • Understand how to strengthen trusted relationships and build psychological safety – essential elements for innovation and change
  2. Leadership that Drives Business Outcomes
    • Accelerate results by managing for business outcomes vs directing activities for scope deliverables
  3. Developing People for Greater Capability and Capacity*
    • Practical ways to support the talent development of team members by guiding and managing goal setting
  4. Constructively Navigating Conflict and Hard Conversations*
    • How to confidently engage (and not avoid) various kinds of conflict
  5. Creating a Sustainable Environment for High Performance
    • How to proactively mitigate burnout and manage leadership dynamics in a remote or hybrid context

* Offered in New Leaders: Foundations in People Management, Condensed

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Develop key leadership mindsets and skills for new or first-time people leaders. This program is also offered as a condensed version.

Format:

  • 5 modules, 90 minutes each
  • 1:1 and peer-to-peer coaching sessions are included
  • Total time commitment: 10 hours

Proven benefits:

  • Growth in self-awareness and confidence as a first-time leader
  • Deepen understanding of how to manage for results in a way
    that empowers team members
  • Helps managers identity and prioritize high-value actions
    that achieve business outcomes
  • Improves effectiveness among teams represented by the
    participant leader

Modules:

  1. Leading Dynamic Teams
    • Leverage success factors to optimize the performance of fast-moving, dynamic teams
  2. Moving beyond Hierarchy into Partnership-Focused Leadership*
    • Break down hierarchical thinking and silos for effective teamwork
  3. Strengthening a Culture of Continuous Improvement*
    • Develop habits and mindsets for discovery, innovation and continuous improvement
  4. Keys to Successfully Leading Change*
    • Helping leaders successfully move teams through change and managing stakeholders along the way
  5. Running Impactful Meetings
    • Keys to running high impact meetings and 1:1 touch points with team members

* Offered in New Leaders: Foundations in Performance Management, Condensed

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Explore our workshops

Growing Leadership Impact

Coaching is a powerful tool for leaders to empower their teams by improving communication skills, setting clear expectations, developing talent, building problem-solving skills, encouraging a growth mindset, and building confidence and self-efficacy among team members.

In this workshop leaders will be trained to use the GROW model of coaching to create a supportive and empowering environment that fosters team members’ growth, development, and overall success.

Format:

  • 2 hour or half-day workshop
  • Delivered in-person or online
  • Groups of 6-20
  • Can be paired with 1-1 coaching follow-up for application

Outcomes:

Workshop participants will:

  • Understand why coaching is a key part of leadership
  • Learn how to use the GROW model of coaching
  • Identify how to apply coaching techniques to a range of
    leadership challenges
 
 

Given the reality of remote work, this workshop examines how leaders can effectively manage remote teams while addressing the unique challenges that can contribute to burnout, such as lack of social interaction, increased workload, and blurred work-life boundaries.

Leaders will gain practical tools to create supportive environments that promote employee mental well-being, reduce burnout and increase resilience.

Format:

  • 2 hour or half-day workshop
  • Delivered in-person or online
  • Groups of 6-20
  • Can be paired with 1-1 coaching follow-up for application

Outcomes:

Workshop participants will:

  • Understand the drivers of team health
  • Identify how to create meaningful connections in a remote work context
  • Learn tools to build a mutually supportive culture in their teams
Building Sustainable Leadership Practices

This workshop focuses on the specific challenges that lead to burnout and the strategies leaders can employ to maintain their well-being.

Leaders will gain practical insights into topics such as managing stress, self-care, work-life balance, setting boundaries, mental well-being and developing resilience.

While insights are relevant to leading teams, this workshop is focused on the health of leaders participating in the workshop.

Format:

  • 2 hour or half-day workshop
  • Delivered in-person or online
  • Groups of 6-20
  • Can be paired with 1-1 coaching follow-up for application

Outcomes:

Workshop participants will:

  • Understand and diagnose burnout
  • Identify how to manage specific stressors at work
  • Create a self-care plan
Effective Team Leadership

This workshop examines how emotional intelligence, including self-awareness, self-regulation, empathy, and relationship management can impact leadership effectiveness and prevent burnout.

Leaders will gain practical tools to create supportive environments that promote employee well-being and reduce burnout.

Format:

  • 2 hour or half-day workshop
  • Delivered in-person or online
  • Groups of 6-20
  • Can be paired with 1-1 coaching follow-up for application

Outcomes:

Workshop participants will:

  • Identify how they can improve their emotional intelligence
  • Apply insights to managing team conflict
  • Strengthen connection, rapport and trust with team
    members

Proven Results

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Mindsets Targeted Diagram

This Leadership program offered by New Vantage has successfully impacted organizations over the last decade:

Deemed significant for employee mental wellness by CMHA

Innovation program affiliated with Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government

Excellence Canada endorses as best practice

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