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Look here for announcements about other OD Community News and Events in the GTA. 
  • 10 May 2019 12:19 PM | Jane Watson (Administrator)

    For Mental Health month Starlingbrook Leadership Consulting is offering a free course for leaders on How to Lead a Mentally Healthy Workplace.

    Register here for essential insights and actionable tips on how to create a healthy workplace. You'll learn: 

    • How to minimize the stigma associated with mental health.
    • Signs and symptoms of when someone is becoming unwell.
    • How to start a conversation with someone you are concerned about.
    • How to support your employee without burning yourself out either.

  • 05 Apr 2019 9:44 PM | Jane Watson (Administrator)

    The Certified Change Agent credential is an internationally recognized designation. Attendees focus across the three days on three pillars of learning – How people experience change, how organizations navigate change and how to develop your role as a change agent to support people and their organization through change.

    The workshop engages you with active discussions, individual, pairs and group activities, multimedia learning, Lego® Serious Play® and a set of unique and proven tools and techniques for change enablement. The workshop includes 9 different change approaches, the competency of leadership, the relationship of project management and agile approaches in change, personal resilience, stakeholder engagement and influence without authority and more. The workshop is delivered by Rich Batchelor with over 25 years of experience in change across the globe.

    Upcoming Dates and locations:

    TORONTO: MAY 25-26 (weekend intensive)

    OTTAWA: JUN 5-7

    TORONTO: JUN 19-21

    SUDBURY: JUN 26-28

    TORONTO: SEP 18-20

    LONDON: OCT 2-4


    TORONTO: DEC 4-6

    To access the TODN member discount, use code TODN150 during registration. 

  • 29 Mar 2019 8:20 AM | Jane Watson (Administrator)

    Conflict management coaching, also known as conflict coaching, is a specialized niche in the field of coaching in which a trained coach assists clients on a one-on-one basis to effectively manage their interpersonal disputes and enhance their conflict management skills.

    The CINERGY® model of conflict management coaching was created in 1999 by certified coach and former lawyer Cinnie Noble - author of Conflict Mastery: Questions to Guide You and Conflict Management Coaching: The CINERGY™ Model.

    Participants who attend our four-day workshops are entitled to 29-31 CCEUs from the International Coach Federation.


    Upcoming 2019 Course Dates:

    • in Ottawa November 12-15
    • in Toronto November 19-22

    Link for more Information: or contact TODN member Cinnie Noble at

    NOTE: There is a $200.00 discount for our workshops for members of TODN. JUST SAY YOU ARE A TODN MEMBER WHEN YOU REGISTER AND THE DISCOUNT WILL BE APPLIED.

  • 19 Mar 2019 12:29 PM | Kristen Thomason (Administrator)

    Lead and support change at any level!

    UPCOMING Program DATES April 15, 2019 - January 31, 2020

    Location Miles S. Nadal Management Centre 222 Bay Street, Toronto

    Designed for both those new to OD and Change, as well as those who have been practicing in the field without formal training, The Masters Certificate in Organization Development and Change has been designed to give you the applied knowledge and practical experience necessary to solve critical business and organization development challenges with proven behavioral science-based approaches and techniques. Building on theory/practice integration, you will develop a repertoire of skills, knowledge and resources that will be immediately applicable to your own workplace setting – whether a business, government, healthcare, not-for-profit or volunteer organization. 

    11 days + 6 days practicum over 9 months

    Optional: Start your Masters Certificate journey at any of the first three standalone modules. Complete all modules to obtain your Masters Certificate.

    For more details or to register see:
  • 15 Mar 2019 3:01 PM | Kristen Thomason (Administrator)

    Human Synergistics accreditation and certification programs prepare change agents to use the Human Synergistics integrated suite of assessments and simulations to produce measurable improvements in individuals, groups, and organizations. This network of change agents supports us in our mission of Changing the World — One Organization at a Time®.

    There are three different Certification Workshops multiple times a year (in both English and in French- this agreement is specific to the English workshops that are offered here in Ontario).

    · General Certification Workshop- Team and Group development & Leadership Development

    · Culture Certification workshop- Organizational Culture Inventory™

    · Leadership Impact Workshop- Leadership Impact Inventory™

    These interactive, hands-on workshops prepare you to expertly apply our assessments, surveys, and simulations to meet a variety of organizational change and development goals, including developing effective employees and teams, enhancing the impact of leaders, and building Constructive cultures.

    To access the TODN discount download the sign up form for the workshop you wish to attend and specify you are a TODN member.

    Impact Workshop 2019.pdf

    General Certification Workshop 2019.pdf

    Culture Workshop 2019.pdf

    For further information visit

  • 07 Mar 2019 6:30 PM | Kristen Thomason (Administrator)

    Spark the Change will take place on June 13 - 14, 2019 at the Ontario Science Centre. 

    An event for the whole organization, Spark brings together leaders from across the business to explore how they can work together to create lasting and total change. Talks and workshops offer inspiring examples and practical advice on taking action and overcoming obstacles.

    Eliciting the best from employees is more important than ever in today's world, and Spark is devoted to making your company a dynamic, happy place to work – from delivering fast innovation to growing high-performing teams through inspiring leadership. Learn from the leading-edge experiments of radical companies, including flattening the hierarchy, employee ownership, democratic decision-making and holacracy. Develop skills and plans in the workshops in order to return, ready to make change happen.

    At this conference you'll takeaway concrete tools from our 3 themes:

    • Unleash People
    • Organizing the Organization
    • Disruption & Change

    Use Code TODN for the 10% discount at

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