ELSCD 2019 - Results
Group Written Presentations
Each cohort is asked to complete an assignment during their program week.
The assignment contains 3 parts - an oral presentation before their peers and a panel of eminent leaders; a written summation of their presentation; and a written alumni commitment which outlines how they will give back to other leaders by supporting ELD Canada programs and initiatives.
The following is the written summation of the ELSCD 2019 cohort:
ELD strikes the right balance between structured and experiential learning. It draws participants into thought provoking discussions, encourages critical thinking and innovative problem solving. I would recommend the ELD course for anyone interested in developing their leadership skills. I am grateful for the opportunity to have attended the ELD program at Royal Roads University; it was quite simply unique from any other educational or career training I have ever taken.
Jason Quinn, P.Eng. Senior Environmental Advisor, Explosives Safety and Security Branch Natural Resources Canada
ELD for Sustainable Community Development in BC 2019 was a leadership course like no other. The group of 17 came from all different backgrounds and gelled almost immediately. We were punctual, respectful of others, very interested in the theory and field trips. The ELD organizers did yeoman's work to make the experience an exciting and educational one for us all. We were able to be disruptive and create a Closing Ceremony that was more in keeping with the spirit of the group and required everyone's participation. Thank you for making it so special, CCELD can to count
on my continued support.
Janet Johnson, Executive Director, Tourism Development Corporation, Bahamas
This was a transformational experience for myself. It gave me an insight into how things could be
when people break down barriers and work together for the good of all. I will miss all the participants and hold the week experience as a highlight.
David Pereira, Money Solutions Specialist, Shopify Inc.
This unique program has enriched me in more ways than I could have imagined. I will share my knowledge within my organization in the hope of continuing the dialogue. The collective experiences throughout the week from peers, site visits, speakers and facilitators allowed for personal growth, further leadership development and effectively cultivated the ability to sustain a lasting network we have built. Most importantly, it has shifted the way I reflect and the way I see multiple sectors promote relationship building, collaboration and reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous individuals and communities. A program like this is essential to passing the baton to the next generation of leaders.
Vivienne Seiler, Inflight Operations Manager, Jazz Aviation LP
The opportunity to spend a full week with emerging leaders from a cross section of industry and government was priceless. An excellent mix of classroom and hands on learning.
Shayla Point, Director of Market Development, Laws & Stakeholder Relations, FMB