Squamish Excellence – Stepping into Leadership Training

Squamish Chamber of Commerce Media Release

For immediate release – August 3rd, 2021

Squamish, B.C.Squamish Excellence leadership training program launched for Fall 2021.

Squamish Excellence has launched a six-part leadership training program, Stepping into Leadership’, starting in September 2021. Stepping into Leadership is designed for current and aspiring supervisors, managers and business owners wanting to develop their leadership skills. The six-session program provides valuable guidance and tools to improve leadership, people management and business skills.

Program Details

 The six sessions are run across three days, including a DISC © assessment of your leadership and communication style, how to lead yourself and others, employee engagement, coaching, goal setting, project management and creating a strong culture of excellence. The sessions will conclude with a guest speaker, graduation and certificate presentation.

Invest in Your Team

Stepping into Leadership is ideal if you want to improve your leadership mindset and skills in a small group setting. The program is limited to only 30 spots in order to provide an in-depth level of engagement and learning. Stepping into Leadership is a great way to invest in yourself and your rising stars – a perfect staff appreciation and investment give back! The course is available to Squamish chamber members for only $299, if purachsed by August 31st. Book now at squamishchamber.com/excel or by calling 604 815 4990.

About Squamish Excellence

Stepping into Leadership is part of Squamish Excellence, an affordable training program, brought to you by Squamish Chamber of Commerce. Squamish Excellence provides Squamish businesses with access to affordable training to help their business grow, to invest in staff, and to grow the culture of service excellence in Squamish.

Squamish Excellence offers businesses an opportunity to be recognised as an attractive employer and to invest in their team, which improves job satisfaction and staff retention.

About the Facilitator

The partners have been working with Christine McLeod of Everyday Leaders, who is facilitating the sessions.  Christine has been leading teams and facilitating award winning leadership and management training for over 20 years in the corridor, first with Whistler Blackcomb, then Intrawest, Boutique Hotels & Resorts of BC and since 2009 under the umbrella of her own consulting practice.

This community is filled with inspiring leaders and excellent managers. Stepping into Leadership provides a common language and skillset for those individuals to take the level of operational excellence in Squamish to the next level. It’s an honour to be able to be a part of this journey with the Chamber” says McLeod. 

Coming Soon

In addition to Stepping into Leadership, a series of workshops were offered in spring, summer and targeting frontline skills, including communication, sales, service and conflict management. The frontline sessions will be repeated in September as part of the Squamish Champions ambassador program. 

For more information on Squamish Excellence, visit https://www.squamishchamber.com/events-training/excel

About The Squamish Chamber of Commerce

The Squamish Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life in the Squamish community by actively supporting business, economic growth and diversification. The Chamber takes a leadership role in advocating for the interest of Squamish business and provides member services such as networking and educational events, policy positions and partnerships with other organizations.

Media Contact

Louise Walker
Executive Director
T: 604.815.4991
E: louise@squamishchamber.com

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