Discover Leadership will help you learn what it means to be a people leader and whether leading others is right for you. In two illuminating sessions, we’ll help you define your path to leadership, identify your learning behaviours, tactics, skills and gaps.

Who is it for?
These sessions are for individuals aspiring to people leadership. You're not currently a people leader, but you want to explore what it’s all about.

How big is the class?
The class will be capped at 20 and filled on a first-come, first-served basis, with a limit of three participants per company.

Session Details:
Each of the three-hour workshops (2) that make up this program is offered in an open session format, and fall on the following days:

  • Wednesday, February 5, 2020
  • Wednesday, February 19, 2020

All sessions will be held at the Communitech Hub from 9:00am – 12:00pm.

Registration* fees:

  • Employees of startup and mid-size Communitech Member companies: $500
  • Employees of enterprise Communitech Member companies & Communitech associate member companies: $625
  • Non-members: $750

*Note: To encourage diversity of thought in the classroom, we cap participant enrolment at a maximum of three employees per company. If you would like more people from your organization to benefit from this program, let us know and we can talk about a potential team session.

Facilitated by:
Jennifer Porritt – Linkedin


For more information contact the Communitech Academy.

Cancellation policy: 14 days notice is required to obtain a partial refund of the registration fee as Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable and won't be included in refunds (Wednesday, January 22, 2020, by 5:00 PM)


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Construction in the Region
As you may know, there is some construction happening in Downtown Kitchener, so you may hit some traffic getting here. Please check the latest updates from to help plan your best route.

Getting to Communitech
The parking lot at 151 Charles Street West, Kitchener, is limited and is a shared visitors lot for all tenants in the Tannery building. It is for short term use only, up to two hours. For alternative parking lot info, check out this map to find out how to get downtown and where to park. Or, skip the need to park altogether. Use the GRT EasyGo trip planner to find your best route on the ION light rail or bus services, which conveniently make regular, nearby stops.

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