LEADERSHIP AND PEACE TRAINING WORKSHOP

NOTE - THIS IS THE 2004 WORKSHOP AGENDA AND OUTCOMES.  THE 2005 AGENDA WILL BE AVAILABLE SHORTLY.

REGISTRATION FORM - click here to register

November 15 - 17, 2004 - Leadership and Peace Training Workshop -  [Location: Student Union Centre, 3rd Floor, Rooms 311/313] 3 day workshop led by leadership trainer Robert Stewart, C.A., C.M.C.(bio) , with co-facilitation by Dr. Larry Fisk (professor in Peace Studies and past President of the Canadian Peace Research and Education Association) (bio).., on leadership and what every peacebuilder should know.  

Leadership and the behaviour of leaders is a controversial subject in peace circles.  The intended outcome will be a better understanding of the importance of leadership with respect to peace, how leaders might serve better, and how we can hold them accountable.  Includes training on Situational Leadership and Servant Leadership. Utilizing a number of videos to stimulate learning and discussion. See our draft Agenda below.  Refer to http://www.peace.ca/peaceleader.htm  for examples.  We will table the results of the Leadership and Peace workshop for group consideration at the Third Annual Peace Education Conference in Canada which follows.

Our methodology will be one of "co-learning", with the assistance of several valuable resources.  If you would like to know more about the style we wish to follow, see  "Modelling Education in a Culture of Peace" Background References  

Location: at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario (Student Union Centre, 3rd Floor; Rooms 311/313) preceding the Third Annual Peace Education Conference in Canada, November 18 - 22, 2004).  Contact Bob Stewart stewartr [at] peace.ca  for more information.

The early registration price prior to October 31 is $200.00, after which the registration price will be $250.00.  Cancellations are allowed up to November 10 with a 15% cancellation fee.  Though refunds are not possible for cancellations after November 10, registrants unable to attend can assign their participation to someone else.  Note - places will be reserved for students at a reduced registration fee of $50.00 CDN (To October 31 $25.00 CDN) and for retirees at a reduced registration fee of $75.00 CDN (To October 31 $50.00 CDN).

 

Our conferences are designed to cover our costs.  Any surplus is provided to the Canadian Peace Education Foundation.


 
The Leadership and Peace Workshop Draft Agenda

Keynote Speaker: Gandhi's Message on Servant Leadership presented in Gandhi's Appearance !!  Shall Sinha, Ph.D.   A leading Scholar on Mahatma Gandhi & author of 4 books including Words of Wisdom from Mahatma Gandhi
www.gandhikeynote.com 'An Appearance and a Keynote by Mahatma Gandhi', called 'the Father of Non-violence' and also an extraordinary leader, human being and an EDUCATOR.   (bio) .  

Leadership and a Culture of Violence, by Bob Stewart


1. What does a Leader do?
Video - Passion For Excellence (Tom Peters) [Note: there will be a discussion following each video]
Video - The One Minute Manager (Ken Blanchard)
Video - Putting the One Minute Manager to Work (Ken Blanchard)



2. What does a Leader do to motivate staff?
Video - Leadership and the One Minute Manager (Ken Blanchard)
Video - Building One Minute Management Skills (Ken Blanchard)
Video - Situational Leadership (Ken Blanchard)
Video - A Passion For Customers (Tom Peters)
Book - The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams (Ken Blanchard)
Book - Empowerment Takes More Than a Minute (Ken Blanchard) (for an online summary relating "Empowerment and Peace Organizations" click here )


3. What does a Leader do to manage change?
Video - Managing the Journey (Ken Blanchard) - the formula for change management

4. What does a Leader do for him or herself?
Video - The One Minute Sales Person (Larry Wilson) - how to sell yourself and your ideas
Video - The Joy of Stress (Peter Hansen)
Video - The One Minute Manager Gets Fit (Ken Blanchard)

Book - The Heart of a Leader: Insights on the Art of Influence (Ken Blanchard; "People with humility don't think less of themselves, they just think of themselves less.")
Book - The Servant Leader: Transforming Your Heart, Head, Hands & Habits (Ken Blanchard and Phil Hodges; "Effective Leadership starts on the inside.  Are you a Servant Leader or a self-serving leader?")
Book - Servant Leadership: A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Power and Greatness (Robert K. Greenleaf, originator of the servant leadership theory; interestingly, the concept emerged after a deep involvement with colleges and universities and their frailties; click on the link to read the online summary of highlights
- 5 star recommended reading)
Book - The Generosity Factor: Discover the Joy of Giving Your Time, Talent, and Treasure (Ken Blanchard and S. Truett Cathy)
Book - The Present: The Gift that Makes You Happy and Successful at Work and in Life (Spencer Johnson; "Be in the Present, Learn from the Past, Plan for the Future.")

 
5. Ethics and Values in Leadership
Book - Managing by Values (Ken Blanchard) (for an online summary see http://www.blanchardsolutions.com/specialties/solutions/manbyvalues.html)
Book - The Power of Ethical Management (Ken Blanchard and Norman Vincent Peale)
Book - Leadership by the Book (Ken Blanchard)
Book - Principle-Centered Leadership: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach him how to fish and you feed him for a lifetime (Stephen R. Covey; PCL will help you resolve ten leadership dilemmas)
 
6. Other Resources
Book - The One Minute Teacher (Spencer Johnson)

Book - Managing the Non-Profit Organization, Principles and Practices (Peter F. Drucker)

Book - Nobody in Charge: Essays on the Future of Leadership (Harlan Cleveland; suggests how and why the worldwide spread of knowledge, speeded and enhanced by information technology, is fundamentally changing what it takes to bring people together to make something different happen -- in business, government, education, international affairs; describes the attitudes, qualities, and learnings that will work best for people who point the way, create networks, build organizations, and inspire others to act; also examines the ethics of public leadership and the education of citizens -- in societies where a rapidly growing of citizens will opt for leadership.)

Book - Whale Done!: The Power of Positive Relationships (Ken Blanchard et al. shows how to make accentuating the positive and redirecting the negative the best tools to increase productivity.)

Book - The Visionary's Handbook: Nine Paradoxes that will Shape the Future of Your Business (Jim Taylor and Watts Wacker; want to know the future?  then you have to know the present -- and you have to ask the right questions; follow four major rules: know who you are, know where you want to go, recognize your own seminal moments, and adopt an attitude of insurgency)

Book - Influence: Science and Practice (Robert B. Cialdini; understand the influence process)


7. Resources on Transformative Leadership (with thanks to Dr. Sue McGregor)

 

Note: some of the above items will be touched on briefer than others.  We want the participants to be aware of leadership resources available.  We also want lots of time for dialogue about issues affecting us every day in our own programs and organizations.

REGISTRATION FORM - click here to register (URL http://www.peace.ca/registrationformleadership.htm )

Participants should make their own hotel arrangements and pay the hotel directly.   An html file is attached at http://www.peace.ca/HamiltonAccommodations.htm (ask for the McMaster University rate if applicable).  We are not recommending any one hotel or accommodation in particular, and we are not responsible for them.  To help mitigate costs of accommodation, we are trying to organize some home boarding.  Please indicate here your request for home boarding and for what dates:

Transportation to and from Hamilton, Ontario is the responsibility of the registrant. The closest airports are Hamilton airport (at Mount Hope) and Pearson International, on the north-west outskirts of Toronto.  NEED A SPECIAL RATE FOR TRANSPORTATION FROM/TO PEARSON AIRPORT? - SEE ATTACHED.

Campus Map  (to get to McMaster directions ).  Parking locations are indicated on the map.  Parking charges are NOT included in your registration fees.  Rates are indicated on the directions page.

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REPORT OF PROCEEDINGS:

I am attaching the following Canadian Culture of Peace Program ("CCOPP") Reports for your information:

1. CCOPP Leadership & Peace Workshop Report   (in HTML)   (in Microsoft Word)
2. CCOPP Organization Network/Stakeholder Web (Draft) (in HTML

View Canadian Peace Leadership Workshop 2004 - A picture Slide Show by Shall Sinha