Instructors of Professional Certificate in Management Skills

Business Management Practitioners and Gifted Teachers Deliver Intensive Learning Experience with Proven Results

Judy Laws, PhD – Program Co-Director

Dr. Judy Laws is a Certified Professional Facilitator with a passion for helping organizations to improve their business results by strengthening clients’ ability to apply their own innovative potential in solving business problems. She places a high value on integrity, creativity, active learning and having fun at the same time. For ten years, Judy brought her talent to Nortel Networks as a Human Resource Development professional, where she assisted professionals there to change, work as teams and focus on customer needs and quality. In 1995, Judy became an independent management consultant, creating a set of service offerings that enable professionals and business leaders to improve their leadership, team effectiveness and innovation capacity. Judy has established a solid record for providing excellence and high quality service to an impressive set of international private sector and government clients. She is published in her field and given conference presentations.

Rebecca Leaver, PhD – Program Co-Director

Dr. Rebecca Leaver has an integrated background in organizational development, depth psychology and adult learning. As a human resources development specialist with close to thirty years of experience in the design and delivery of interventions, Rebecca acts as a catalyst for individual and organizations change. She is an expert in interpersonal communications, team building, coaching and mentoring. Her ability to support participants in reaching deep into the learning process has led her to her considerable reputation as a compassionate facilitator. Rebecca is dedicated to connecting people with the best in themselves.

David Gibson, P.Eng., CPCC

David is a certified professional coach and leadership workshop facilitator with over 20 years’ experience. He has worked with business leaders and managers to develop their leadership capabilities and to evolve their organizations. David is also a professional engineer and has extensive experience in leadership and management roles. During his 20 year career at Nortel Networks, he took on progressively more challenging responsibilities in managing engineering teams and complex multi-year projects. Later, he led organizations which developed multiple leading edge products and technologies. David has a Masters in Electrical Engineering.

Joe Stelliga

Joe is an IAF Certified Professional Facilitator interested in the communication and connections required for professionals to be successful in the workplace. He has traveled around the world through his work as a management consultant with a focus on organizational development, leadership, workplace assessment, performance management and coaching. Before starting his management consulting practice, Joe spent 15 years working in human resources management and held senior leadership positions in the private sector. An experienced small business owner, Joe is passionate about the link between employees, productivity and achieving organizational objectives.

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