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Conference - Professional Development Day
Professional Development Day
Thursday, May 24, 2018
“Transformational leadership in times of change”
The purpose of the professional development day is to build your leadership capabilities to navigate the fast paced world we live in; where change is constant.
During this interactive session we will focus on how to be a catalyst and architect upon encountering opportunities and challenges during change. You will learn to leverage and unlock your inherent leadership competencies to elevate you to the next level of change management mastery.
You will:
o   Develop innovative solutions that get real results at work.
o   Build personal resilience and agility to develop relationships that work, and foster the support required to create the necessary changes.
                        Workshop Leader: Margaret C. McKee, Ph.D., ICD.D 
Margaret is an Associate Professor in the Management Department and the Director of the Sobey MBA Program of the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She is also the Academic Director of the Institute of Corporate Directors/Rotman Directors Education Program (DEP), a 12-day intensive executive development program for business and community leaders serving as directors for corporations, not-for-profit organizations, and agencies, boards and crown corporations.   Drawing on her professional experience and PhD in Management, Margaret’s teaching and research is focused on corporate social responsibility, organizational culture, and responsible leadership. In the leadership area, her focus has been on studying the effects of leadership training initiatives on the well-being of leaders and their employees. Margaret has presented and published numerous papers on her research in Canada, the US and Europe.
Transportation to and from the Holiday Inn to the Centre will be provided (check your conference program for departure time). 
Cost is $35.00 for those NOT registering as a President or Secretary Elect and must be paid with your conference registration.  The cost includes lunch.
Join your fellow Rotarians for an incredible day of learning in the most beautiful of surroundings!  The Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre is a project of the Rotary Club of Avalon Northeast!
The Manuels River Experience explores the amazing geology and natural history of the protected trilobite fossil site on one of the oldest river systems in North America.  Home to over 6 km of trails through some of the most picturesque river valleys, it is an experience not to be missed!
Intended for any Rotarian, the Professional Development Day will, this year, be held at the beautiful
Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre.
  Major Credit Cards Accepted