Pandemic, Change and How to Lead When It Matters Most

Advanced leadership certificate: Crisis and Transformation

Program chairs: Dr. Abi Sriharan and Dr. Terry Sullivan

March 2021 – September 2021  

Format: Online (12 days over six months)

  • Module 1: April 19–22, 2021
  • Module 2: May–August 2021 (once per month)
  • Module 3: Sept. 13-17, 2021

Program fee:

  • $5,499 (early bird fee for registering by Dec. 15, 2020)
  • $5,999 (registration after Dec. 15, 2020)

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Certificate description

Facilitated by the world’s preeminent researchers and thought leaders in public health, health systems and leadership, this immersive learning experience is built around interactive dialogues, case studies and collaborative projects. Participants will engage with leaders who have successfully guided their organizations through major health systems transformation and public health crises.

Participants will also build a robust network of their peers and leave with a better sense of pragmatic, proven approaches to leadership in high-stakes, high-pressure situations.

Specifically, this course will examine:

  • behaviours that help leaders “lead” during a crisis and change
  • facilitators of and challenges to effective leadership during a crisis
  • the roles and relationship of trust, transparency and communication
  • rapid cycle user informed innovation
  • systems and complexities of change
  • values, evidence, ethics and decision making

Who should attend

This program is geared toward current or emerging senior leaders in the clinical, health, long-term care, public health and life sciences sectors who oversee large teams and lead transformation. It is open leaders from government, public and private sector organizations.

Customized leadership program 

Interested in having this training program customized to address your organization’s specific challenges? We can design a program after conducting a needs analysis with you and your team.

Contact: abi.sriharan@utoronto.ca