Leadership in Long-Term Care and Retirement Living

Certificate | Code: 1341

About the program

This program is designed for individuals currently working or wanting to work in a management/leadership position in the seniors living industry. The courses in this program are a combination of self-directed learning, structured reading packages, learning assignments, online discussion boards, and face to face learning. The structure of the learning activities will enable students to apply the concepts covered in the course materials and classes to the seniors living environment.

Program information

All courses must be completed within 3 years of acceptance into the program.

Admission requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older
  • Students must be able to receive instruction, respond and research in the English language.

Note re: admission requirements

  • Those currently working in a seniors living environment require a letter of support from their supervisor/manager identifying why they are a good candidate for the program.

Admission procedures

  • Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form.
  • Attach proof of admission requirements.
  • Final selection is made following an assessment of the admission requirements.

Graduate opportunities

For more details on related occupations, job market information and career opportunities, see the Government of Canada website: https://www.jobbank.gc.ca/home

Program outcomes

  • Align your decisions and actions, and the decisions and actions of others in your workplace and/or team with your organization's mission, vision and values.
  • Model your organization's mission, vision and values in all your internal and external interactions.
  • Serve the needs of your workplace colleagues and team with leadership approaches and strategies that enable and motivate them to reach their full potential.
  • Establish a culture of resident-centeredness focused on top service and modern culture change priorities.
  • Steward organizational resources though financial, regulations, safety, quality, technology, data, human resources, service, and marketing systems understanding and accountability for effectiveness, balance, innovation, and sustainability.
  • Embrace change and seize opportunities to improve by thinking creatively, solving complex problems and fostering relationships.
  • Build and foster authentic workplace relationships through people and workplace strategies.
  • Mobilize people through a workplace based on collaboration, strengths, conflict, empowerment, inspiration, communication, coaching, performance, and celebration.

Program contact

Continuing Education
Upcoming Registrations

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Winter Registration: November 4, 2019
Spring Registration: February 3, 2020