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CICan Event | Leadership Institute
CICan Leadership Institute for Deans, Directors and Campus Principals (Offered in English)
Jun 22 - 27th, 2019 | Victoria, BC
680 Montreal St, Victoria, BC, Canada | View Map


Who should attend

This Leadership Institute is designed for those in the roles of dean and director (in academic, administration, finance, and student services departments), and campus principals who are looking to progress in their careers and aspire to become vice-presidents.

What you will learn

This intensive program is designed primarily to enhance participants’ knowledge of the expectations at the vice-president level. Deans, directors and campus principals who are looking to develop their leadership abilities and advance their careers in the college and institute setting will examine the current and emerging requirements of the role of vice-president and the leadership profile and skills that are essential for success.

A number of key areas will be examined, including:

  • leadership (self-assessment and skills assessment);
  • the environmental context in which institutions currently exist;
  • executive management expectations;
  • governance;
  • building a leadership team; and,
  • the key elements and challenges of the vice president role.

Core Faculty:

  • Dr. Karen Barnes, President and Vice-Chancellor, Yukon College (Faculty Lead)
  • Monica Foster, Vice-President, College Services and Chief Financial Officer, Nova Scotia Community College
  • Dr. Andrew Hay, Vice President, Education, Okanagan College
  • Kristine Morrissey, Vice President, International, Finance & Administration, Cambrian College
  • Christine Trauttmansdorff, Vice-President, Government Relations and Canadian Partnerships, CICan

Early registration is encouraged for a maximum of 30 participants and to a maximum of 2 participants per college. Should space permit, an additional participant may be considered. We also welcome participants from non-member institutions or other organizations.


It was an exceptional learning experience, and one of the best opportunities I have ever had to connect with colleagues from institutions across the country.

Thank you for everything you did to make this leadership institute so memorable.

Kathy Siedlaczek
Associate Dean, Academic Planning & Quality Assurance
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)

The Leadership Institue is essential professional development for any Dean or Director who wants to make that next step in their career or to hone their skill in their current role.

Jim Szautner
Dean, School of Manufacturing and Automation


Participants are responsible for meals not included in the registration fee.
DateTimeMember Activities
June 22, 201917:00 - 21:00Member Activity:

Registration & Reception

June 23, 20197:00 - 17:00Member Activity:


Meals included: breakfast and lunch
Dinner on own

June 24, 20197:00 - 17:00Member Activity:


Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

June 25, 20197:00 - 17:00Member Activity:


Meals included: breakfast, lunch;
Optional social activity and dinner offsite.

June 26, 20197:00 - 17:00Member Activity:


Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

June 27, 20197:00 - 12:00Member Activity:

Breakfast and Departure


Registration Fees

Participants are responsible for meals not included in the registration fee. All packages include the activities listed in the above schedule.
PackagesCICan Members Non-Members
Leadership Institute for Deans, Directors and Campus PrincipalsMember Fees: $ 1,800.00Non-Member Fees: $ 1,999.00


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.
680 Montreal St
Victoria, BC
V8V 1Z8
Limited availability
Rate: 229
Code: CICan Leadership Institute
Book by: May 10, 2019


Special discounted rates are available from the following providers. Reserve early, as seats will fill up quickly.
Code: 8QQYQYX1
Restrictions: The booking is to be made to the following city: Victoria, YYJ (BC) •The travel period begins Saturday, June 15, 2019 and ends Thursday, July 04, 2019. No discount will apply to Tango bookings for travel within Canada or between Canada and the U.S. For International travel (destinations outside North America), discounts apply to all fares including Tango. However, all bookings made using the promotion code will count toward the minimum 10 passenger requirement for Meetings and Conventions events.
Code: V69YV45
Restrictions: Travel destination between Victoria, BC and anywhere WestJet flies in North America; period from June 15, 2019 to July 3, 2019 Discounts applies to Plus Base fares (5% off Econo and Flex).


Overlooking Laurel Point Park, this waterfront hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Black Ball Ferry Line and a 10-minute walk from the Royal BC Museum.

680 Montreal St
Victoria, BC V8V 1Z8
Jun 22 - 27th, 2019
17:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Inn at Laurel Point
680 Montreal St
Victoria, BC, V8V 1Z8
For registration information
613-746-2222 x. 3162
Substitutions are accepted by email up to June 30, 2019.
Before and on March 30, 2019: 50% refund of the full amount paid
March 31, 2019 or later: No refunds
You can cancel online or by email up until June 1, 2019.
We do not accept cancellations by phone.

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