New Director Coaching Program

Expand and mature your leadership skills along the executive pathway

The New Director Coaching Program provides an opportunity for new executives to gain a better understanding of their role as a director in their first year (or two). The goal of the program is to equip new executives with the skills needed to effectively lead in today’s work environment by exploring a variety of leadership topics to help them navigate complexities, build resilience and adaptability in times of change, and enhance key leadership competencies as a new executive.

Outcomes include:

  • Understanding the director’s role in modern government systems and processes, including the character based soft skills that are required to lead into the future
  • Strengthening self-awareness and the skills to build resilience, lead, engage and collaborate
  • Explore the director’s role in creating a diverse, inclusive and respectful workplace
  • Developing leadership agility and capacity to navigate change and complexity

The New Directors Coaching Program is highly customized to the participants’ real-time needs, yet follows the necessary competencies and path for growth and development at the executive level.

Key coaching themes you can select from to explore are:

  • What to Expect in the Early Years as a Member of the Executive Cadre
  • Team Mobilization and Cohesion
  • Articulating Vision & Direction
  • Building Resiliency and Managing Stress 
  • Coaching and Giving Feedback to Others
  • Peer Influence and Stakeholder Relationships
  • Strategic Management; getting out of the weeds
  • Leading an Inclusive Ecosystem
  • Time & Energy Management
  • Agility and Adaptability
  • Being a Present & Future Focussed Leader
  • The Executive Path Forward: Receive expert advice & guidance on career mapping in your public service career.

Our Certified Coaching & Facilitating Team is composed of senior level former federal public service executives (Director, DG, and ADM level).

Supply Arrangement: We are Government of Canada pre-qualified with supply arrangements in place. To receive our Procurement Guide, email Jason Parks at

To learn more about our Federal Public Service Solutions, book a conversation with Jason Parks, VP Business Development & Public Service Practice Lead.

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