2024 CICan Leadership Institute for Managers and Program Chairs

June 22 - 27, 2024 | All Day

Who should attend

This Leadership Institute is designed for those currently in the role of manager, program chair, associate dean, or associate director, who seek to develop their leadership abilities, progress in their careers, and better understand the global trends that are having an impact in their current position.

Key areas will be examined, including:

  • leadership (self-assessment and skills assessment);
  • the environmental context: changes and challenges for institutions;
  • moving from a program focus to a broader institutional focus: management vs leadership;
  • senior management expectations;
  • team relationships and building team capacity;
  • leading in a unionized environment;
  • the value of mentorship and coaching: for self and for a team; and,
  • the key elements and challenges of the dean/director roles.


June 22, 2024Registration and Reception at 17:00, Dinner
June 23, 2024Breakfast, Sessions, Lunch, All breaks
June 24, 2024Breakfast, Sessions, Lunch, All breaks, Dinner
June 25, 2024Breakfast, Sessions, Lunch, All breaks
June 26, 2024Breakfast, Sessions, Lunch, All breaks, Graduation dinner
June 27, 2024Departure after breakfast


Anna Burke

Vice President, College Services and Strategy
Nova Scotia Community College

Jim Szautner

Dean of Apprenticeship

Kevin Weaver

President and CEO
Georgian College

Cebert Adamson

Vice-President, Academic
Mohawk College

Terry Kowalchuk

Office of the Provost and Vice-President Academic
Northwestern Polytechnic

Taralee Hammond

Associate Vice President Student Affairs
Nova Scotia Community College

Registration Fees

Participants are responsible for meals not included in the registration fee. All packages include the activities listed in the above schedule.
PackageMember FeeNon-member Fee
Managers and Program Chairs$1875$2075

Hotel Information

Special discounted rates are available at the following hotel(s). Please note that accommodation is not included in the registration fee. Reserve early, as rooms will fill up quickly.

Hotel Grand Pacific

463 Belleville Street
Victoria, British Columbia, V8V 1X3
Rate: $269
Book by: May 21, 2024

Restrictions: Special discounted rates are available at the following hotel. Please note that accommodation is not included in the registration fee.  You must register for the Institute prior to reserving your hotel accommodation.

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Travel Information

Air Canada

Code: PRH64JW1

Restrictions: This is a promotional code for air travel to Victoria (YYJ). To book a flight, access aircanada.com and enter the code in the Promotion Code Box. Certain rules apply.

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Additional Information


Colleges & Institutes Canada
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Contact Info

For program information
Leah Jurkovic
For registration information
Julie Trohon


Substitutions are accepted by email up to June 7, 2024
You can cancel by email up until May 16, 2024. We do not accept cancellations by phone.

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