LGBTQ+ Executive Leadership Program


Strengthen your leadership impact with confidence and authenticity

This leadership program is designed specifically for senior business professionals who identify as LGBTQ+. The week-long program combines insightful teaching, group discussion, team-based exercises, and personal assessment. It will be an immersive experience of learning, self-reflection, and inspiration. Realize your full potential and accelerate your career.

Topics will include:

  • Enhancing your leadership impact to advance your career
  • Bringing your authentic self to work
  • Wielding influence and driving decision-making
  • Optimizing personal communication and presentation styles
  • Managing bias in workplace teams
  • Networking strategies
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  • May 12 - May 17, 2019
  • SmithToronto, 200 Front St West, 30th floor, Toronto
  • Corporate and individual rate: $5,995+HST
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This course can be applied to your Certificate in Social Impact for Professionals.

"There was a time when many LGBTQ+ business people would shield their identities in the workplace. Now there’s the opportunity to embrace and apply your full identity at work.”

Tina Dacin
Director, Centre for Social Impact
Stephen J.R. Smith Chair of Strategy & Organizational Behavior

Benefits of Participation

Build authentic networks in and beyond your community.


  • Develop your voice as a leader
  • Gain insight from peers, faculty and business leaders
  • Develop strategies for effective team leadership and organizational influence
  • Enhance confidence to be your full, authentic self at work


  • Learn strategies for diversity and inclusion management
  • Explore leading approaches in systems and design thinking
  • Create and foster effective business work environments



  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Five or more years of management or senior level experience in private sector, non-profit, or government
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For more information: or 613.533.3331

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