Leadership Development Series

  • Type: In Class
  • Credential: Statement of Completion
  • Starts In: Fall, Winter, Spring
  • Time to Complete: 5 Years
  • Plan #: C2056

About this part-time program ( What's this?)

Developed by a consortium of Ontario’s community colleges and leading business and industry professionals, the Leadership Development Series (LDS) is a unique program that will enable learners to enhance leadership skills and develop new skills to help meet career and organizational objectives.

The program provides a solid foundation for those looking to enter leadership positions, and for those currently in front line or mid-level management positions. Hundreds have already experienced this training, enhancing their skills to make them stand out as a leader in today’s challenging, competitive and dynamic marketplace.

Program Benefits

The Leadership Development Series (LDS) program builds on existing skills and experience, and apply those skills to workplace situations.  A wide range of topics are included, focusing on the essential skills required by managers in their everyday decision making and problem solving. Content includes:

  • communications
  • ethics
  • performance management
  • change management
  • team building
  • planning
  • project management

The Leadership Development Series (LDS) will enable you to:

  • enhance supervisory skills and broad business knowledge
  • improve communication effectiveness
  • enhance teamwork approaches
  • increase productivity and organizational effectiveness
  • learn from anywhere

This program will provide you with relevant and practical information needed to succeed in today’s business world.

How to Register

Students do not apply to our part-time programs. Instead, enrol in and successfully complete each course listed in the Program Delivery section. Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses, you may apply to graduate. If you aren't sure how to enrol in a course, you can learn more here.

Apply to Graduate

Have you successfully completed the requirements of this program? Learn how to apply to graduate, or visit our Convocation website for ceremony dates, times, RSVP, and other details.

Program Delivery

Code Course Name Delivery Course Availability
2016 Fall 2017 Winter

Required Courses:

LDEV1001 Communications In Class Yes TBA
LDEV1006 Employment Law For Leadership Development In Class Yes TBA
LDEV1011 Project Management In Class No TBA
LDEV1016 Leading Responsibly In Class No TBA
LDEV1021 Creative and Critical Thinking In Class No TBA
LDEV1026 Performance Management In Class No TBA
LDEV1031 Finance In Class No TBA
LDEV1036 Human Relations In Class Yes TBA
LDEV1041 Leading Teams In Class No TBA
LDEV1046 Managing Change In Class No TBA

Prerequisites may be required for these courses. Please refer to individual course descriptions for specific requirements.