McGill Executive Leadership Experience

A fresh look at your leadership transformation

A truly unique, world-class program

For any leadership learning experience to be effective it should provide a blended mix of structures and tools as well as enough open space and time to allow participants to reflect and introspect, both on their journey as leaders today and what their future leadership destination will be.

The McGill Executive Leadership Experience (MELE) is a program that advances the competitiveness of seasoned managers and executives by challenging them with new insights, high energy learning exercises, best practices, practical tools, and coaching techniques. It develops well-rounded, value-added thinkers and decision makers, revolving around you in your role as a ...

  • Leader of People and Organizational Change
  • Strategic Thinker and “Imagineer”
  • Innovator and Growth Seeker

This program is the opportunity to start your day with a reflective mindset. Each session focuses on the acquisition of key leadership disciplines and mindsets relating to your business context.

Key Benefits and Takeaways

  • Increase your value as an organizational mobilizer by strengthening your leader mindsets – you as a leader of people and change – you as a strategic thinker – you as an innovator and growth seeker
  • Maximize relevancy through a unique blend of learning, coaching and advising for every delegate
  • Hone senior level leadership skills, developing an ability to mobilize talent and commitment
  • Broaden and challenge beliefs with a network of top caliber participants and faculty
  • Advance your personal and organizational capacity to define and create value
  • Explore and reflect on your personal leadership attributes
  • Sustain long-term impact through follow-up mechanisms to track learning application and actions

Course Leaders

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Anita Nowak

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Anita Nowak

Anita is an empathy expert and certified coach, who helps purpose-driven leaders and organizations create cultures of empathy. She is a multiple TEDx speaker and author of Purposeful Empathy: Tapping Our Hidden Superpower for Personal, Organizational, and Social Change (Broadleaf, 2023).

 

Anita teaches Leadership, Ethics in Management, and Social Entrepreneurshp & Innovation at McGill, and was named Professor of the Year in 2014 and 2019 by the Management Undergraduate Society and received the David Johnston Faculty and Staff Award in 2021, awarded by the McGill Alumni Association. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce (McGill), a Master’s of Media & Communication Studies (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) and PhD in Education (McGill).

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Roman Galperin

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Roman Galperin

Roman Galperin is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior. He studies how signals and perceptions of competence and expertise influence markets for professional services, facilitate knowledge exchange and learning in organizations, and shape the careers of knowledge workers. He earned his Ph.D. in management at MIT Sloan School of Management and previously taught at Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University, where he received a Discovery Award for joint work with the Department of Neuroscience studying efficient expert search in the context of patent examination. Before joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins, Professor Galperin was an NSF-ASA Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell University and an Edward J. Safra Network Fellow at Harvard University. Galperin also served as a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston from 2013 to 2016.

 

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Jared Lee

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Jared Lee

Jared Lee is a senior consultant who provides training to executives of various organizations as well as professional and graduate students. He has led workshops, seminars, and guest lectures at McGill University's Desautels Faculty of Management, Max Bell School of Public Policy, Queen's University's Smith School of Business, and Concordia University's John Molson Executive Centre. Topics have included strategic thinking, problem-solving, design thinking, innovation, structured communication, business presentations, data analysis, data visualization, and change leadership.

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Estelle Métayer

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Estelle Métayer

Estelle Métayer is an expert in competitive and strategic intelligence. Her research focuses on how managers, CEOs, and board members build and improve their strategic planning and/or competitive intelligence function to avoid strategic blind spots. She is a reputed public speaker at international conferences (such as Davos in 2012) and facilitates strategic workshops around the world. She also introduced Competitive Intelligence into the McGill-Rotman School of Business’s certification program for Canadian board directors, and into the new HEC-McGill Executive MBA. Estelle is also a guest lecturer in programs led or co-led by IMD (Lausanne), the IMB (India), INSEAD (France) or MIT (United States).

 

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Mario Bottone

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Mario Bottone

Mario has over 20 years of experience in technology companies. Some of the most notables were Monster.com, Workopolis, 2020 Technologies and Logibec Healthcare. He is currently the CRO of Thinking Capital, a fintech solutions provider targeting SMBs in North America. Mario has held senior executive roles in the areas of operations, marketing, product management and sales on an international level. He has been a CEO-COO, led business units, M&A, managed sell-side processes and organizational design projects. Mario also has extensive board management experience with private equity shareholders. Mario holds an MBA degree from McGill University.

 

Online Information Session

 February 8, 2023 ⁠–⁠ 12 pm ET

Join us online to learn more about our Leadership programs, explore what it takes to learn to be a better leader and help you find the right program for the leadership skills you need. Advisors will be on hand to answer any questions live during the information session.

 

Applications

The McGill Executive Institute seeks to build strong positive-learning environments within which participants can flourish. Eligibility for acceptance into the program requires the following qualifications:

  1. Participants have upper- to senior-level management responsibilities;
  2. Show high interest in engaging positively with peers in a unique executive learning environment.

Candidates are encouraged to register online and supply a current resume that shows both your academic and professional experience. Email to:

Naser Muja
Naser.muja@mcgill.ca