The Effective Executive Leadership Program


Program Overview

The Newly Redesigned Effective Executive Leadership Program design coming soon. 

The Effective Executive Leadership Program is designed for the professional and personal growth of senior managers and prospective executives from a variety of working environments across North America.

This retreat-style program will contribute to your development as a leader and allow you to better understand your own potential as well as the potential of others around you.

Through a series of inter-connected sessions, you will discover the significance of this program and the factors that will contribute to your overall success.

Accommodations at Elk Ridge Resort are not included. A block of rooms are reserved at Elk Ridge Resort for participants to reserve themselves. 


Retreat & Renew

In an immersive escape to Saskatchewan's premiere resort


Elevate Leaders

With Saskatchewan's leading provider of training & development

Experiential Learning

That inspires Saskatchewan's leaders within our community

  • Who Should Attend

    The Effective Executive Leadership program is ideal for managers and executives with at least five years of experience in a management role from small companies to large corporations, government, and not-for-profit organizations who wish to strengthen their leadership competence and enhance their personal performance.

    The program attracts middle, senior and executive-level individuals from various functions in numerous organizations and industries. It is suited for highly capable and motivated individuals who are responsible for managing resources and getting results.

  • How Will This Program Benefit Me

    Edwards Effective Executive is an experience that will provide significant benefits to both you and your organization. The program will empower you to:

    • Own your personal leadership values and gain awareness of the vulnerability of leadership
    • Personal goal setting, high impact decision making, problem-solving techniques and activating executive strategy 
    • Become a more effective leader by building trust and becoming an agent of positive change
    • Become a more effective leader, strategic thinker, and agent of positive change.
    • Be able to manage your organization through newly acquired ideas, tools and templates.
    • Have ample opportunity to network with seasoned professionals from across North America from a variety of organizations and industries. Whether it’s in-class discussions, breaks, dining table groups, or optional extracurricular evening activities, there is always time to share ideas with fellow participants.
    • A one-on-one coaching session is provided to discuss personal goal setting and problem-solving techniques.
    • Retreat and renew in a destination that is the perfect escape from the day-to-day stress and distractions
    • Take control of your lifestyle by returning your focus to healthy living through a professional fitness assessment, daily fitness activities and optional one-on-one coaching with a Certified Personal Trainer.
    • Obtain a certificate of achievement upon completion of the program and have a built-in alumni network of past participants who have gone through the program over the last three decades. 
  • What Is Included
    • All learning materials provided digitally through Canvas
    • All meals and refreshments
    • Accommodations are not included: Elk Ridge Resort, Waskesiu
    • Assessment tools
    • Certificate of Completion
    • Credential to add to your CV and LinkedIn Profile 
    • Post Program support
    • 45.5 Continued Professional Development (CPD) Hours
    • 45.5 PMI Professional Development Units (PDU's)
    cphrseal This program is approved by CPHR for 45.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Hours.

Funding Available

Check out the funding opportunities available through the Canada-Saskatchewan Job Grant

February Session

Date: February 6, 2022 - February 11, 2022

Fees: $8,700 plus GST

Registration Deadline: January 24, 2022

Location: Elk Ridge Resort, Waskesiu

Register for February Session

Course Planner

For more information, contact

Bobbi Spicer
Manager, Business Operations
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 "The program is engaging, enlightening and enriching. I was challenged in all aspects of my leadership approach and even though at times my sense of adequacy was challenged, the inspiration to move forward and grow was so embedded in the program that I know I will be a better leader and support for those I work with. Thank you!"


Tim Barnstable



"The combination of the material presented by this group of experts, the beautiful setting, the focus on mental clarity and physical health, and the opportunity to network with peers in a confidential environment makes this a very special, unique course. I feel like I have a goldmine at my disposal."


Ryan Beaujot

SeedMaster Manufacturing Inc.


"This course was challenging both mentally and physically. It forces you to look at yourself in the mirror and reinvent the leader you are. I would highly recommend this to anyone who wants to be a better leader." 


Mike Will

Federated Co-operatives Limited



University of Saskatchewan's liability is limited to reimbursement of paid tuition fees.

Cancellations received at least fifteen (15) business days in advance of the program commencement date will receive a full refund. Cancellations received less than fifteen (15) business days prior to the program commencement date will be subject to a $2000 administration fee. Cancellations received less than five (5) business days prior to the program commencement date will be subject to full program tuition cost.

Non-attendance will incur full program tuition cost.

Fees subject to change without notice.

Program Transfers

One program transfer will be permitted without penalty if the cancellation request is received more than fiftnee (15) business days prior to the program start date. Program transfers within fifteen (15) business days of the program start date will be subject to a $300 administration fee.

Alternate program transfers may be approved dependent on program availability. Transfer requests must be scheduled within six (6) months of the initial purchase.

Applicants will be responsible for any price difference in program fees at the time of the request. Each subsequent transfer request will be subject to $300 administration fee.

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