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ACC Law Department leadership

A Transformational Leadership Program Presented by ACC and Queen's University

28 September 2018

8:30-5:00 (Subject to change)
Toronto, Ontario


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Do you have the influence you need to lead?



If you are an in-house lawyer looking to develop the transformational leadership behavior to influence, motivate, and inspire your reports, peers, executives, and other stakeholders around you to move forward, this is the ideal opportunity for you.

This beneficial, one-day program incorporates the core topics of transformational and transactional leadership, including such concepts as…

  • Idealized Influence
  • Inspirational Motivation
  • Intellectual Stimulation
  • Individual Consideration
  • Transactional Leadership

Real-life examples from law and business will allow you to fully understand these leadership concepts and leverage them to become better leaders, both professionally and personally.

What will you learn?

Through class discussions, you will learn to…

  • Understand how you may be perceived by others
  • Define your core beliefs and understand how those influence you as a leader
  • Identify barriers to effective leadership
  • Develop approaches for using influence more positively and effectively

The concepts and tools taught in this session will allow you to…

  • Gain a better understanding of personal leadership capabilities
  • Learn how to apply the principles of transformational leadership
  • Build better relationships within and outside of the organization

Your immediate takeaways include…

  • Achieving strategic goals with stronger, more committed teams
  • Motivating people to perform at their peak
  • Creating an atmosphere of trust, mutual support, and open communication

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About the Professor

Julian Barling is the former associate dean of research and former director of the PhD and MSc programs at the Smith School of Business at Queens University. He also is the author of The Science of Leadership: Lessons From Research for Organizational Leaders. All participants will receive a copy of Julian's book to use as a resource.

The book…

  • Takes pre-existing knowledge of organizational leadership from rigorous scientific research and makes it readily accessible to professional leaders
  • Focuses on the psychology of leadership
  • Translates leadership theories and research into everyday behaviours
  • Explains how researchers generate knowledge on leadership

Read more about Julian Barling