Program Overview

The CCL Program covers a 9-month period with five two-day face-to-face sessions in Toronto, Canada and blends these intensive sessions with coaching from faculty.

Session 1

Discovering What Is

October 1 – 2, 2020     8:30am – 5:30pm

Exploring an integrated model of collaborative change leadership; developing understanding of social accountability and community engagement in the context of setting up the capstone project/initiative and organizational inquiry; initiating a community of practice.

Session 2

Imagining the Possibilities

December 3 – 4, 2020     8:30am – 5:30pm

Identifying engagement processes; conducting the inquiry; beginning to design the change strategies and evaluation; and exploring what it means to be a collaborative change leader in this context.

Session 3

Designing & Implementing

January 28 – 29, 2021     8:30am – 5:30pm

Interpreting organizational inquiry results based on previous fieldwork; deepening knowledge of emergent change and meaning making; integrating system perspectives from previous activities and experiences to begin to co-create the design of the intended change; navigating the tension within traditional systems between implementing a change strategy and sensing system needs and adapting accordingly leading meaning-making processes and generative feedback; continuing to develop the integrated and evaluation strategy.

Session 4

Sensing, Evaluating and Adapting

April 15 – 16, 2021    8:30am – 5:30pm

Assessing movement, reflection and adapting strategies based on what is emerging as meaningful in the organization and/or community; deepening the evaluation.

Session 5

Accomplishments, Reflection and Adaptation

June 3 – 4, 2021     8:30am – 5:30pm

Presenting work accomplished and coaching each other; continuing to assess movement & adapting strategies; deepening participants’ capacity for reflecting, meaning making and adapting; enhancing participants’ ability to articulate the purpose, value and impact of their professional work at its essence; viewing progress through the lens of generative change; and leading through effective storytelling.

Capstone Initiative

Session 1 – Session 5

Developing, implementing and evaluating a capstone initiative.