Department of Family & Community Medicine

Leadership Basics Half-Day Session 1

Mar 5, 2019
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5:30pm–8:15pm
Details

"Cultural Fluency: The Top 10 things about Leadership that No One Told You!"

Presenter: Professor Nouman Ashraf

Inclusive leadership matters deeply to organizations because it represents its values at the level of organizational routines and interpersonal practices. While diversity exists by default, enabling inclusion as a culture requires embracing a design mindset that aligns organizational norms, behaviours and routines with organizational intent. This session focuses on learning to use our awareness, intent and skill to enable cultural fluency in living out our mission and to take purposeful steps in creating an engaging and inclusive environment.

Nouman Ashraf is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream within the Organizational Behavior area at the Rotman School of Management.

He possesses a broad range of professional, academic and research interests, with a specialized focus on enabling inclusive and innovative practices within teams, organizations and boards. For the last decade and a half, he has held progressively senior roles at the University of Toronto. He is a recognized thought leader in governance, and has taught thousands of directors in the national Rotman program on Not for Profit Governance in partnership with the Institute for Corporate Directors since its inception in 2007.

Winner of numerous teaching awards, Nouman teaches Emancipatory Leadership within the OMNIUM GEMBA program, Leading Social Innovation with the 2 and 3 year MBA program and Leading Across Differences within the Rotman Commerce Program.

Nouman has advised numerous clients such as Shopper’s Drugmart, Tory’s, the Canada Pension Plan and Investment Board, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, United Way Toronto, and numerous post-secondary and healthcare institutions.

Nouman serves as Teaching Fellow at the Institute for Gender + the Economy. He is also an Associate at Trinity College within the University of Toronto.

At lunch time, he can be found at Massey College within the University of Toronto, where he mentors exceptional post-graduate students in his capacity as Senior Fellow Emeritus.

Goal: To enhance your knowledge in cultural fluency as a leader in academic medicine

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
1. Describe cultural fluency and emancipatory leadership.
2. Identify factors in organizational decision making (understanding exclusion).

 

A light dinner will be provided

For more information and to register, visit the Leadership Basics Program page

Location
The Department of Family and Community Medicine
500 University Ave
Toronto
M5G 1V7
Contact
If you have any questions please email DFCM Faculty Development
2019-03-05 22:30:00 2019-03-06 01:15:00 UTC Leadership Basics Half-Day Session 1 "Cultural Fluency: The Top 10 things about Leadership that No One Told You!" Presenter: Professor Nouman Ashraf Inclusive leadership matters deeply to organizations because it represents its values at the level of organizational routines and interpersonal practices. While diversity exists by default, enabling inclusion as a culture requires embracing a design mindset that aligns organizational norms, behaviours and routines with organizational intent. This session focuses on learning to use our awareness, intent and skill to enable cultural fluency in living out our mission and to take purposeful steps in creating an engaging and inclusive environment. Nouman Ashraf is an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream within the Organizational Behavior area at the Rotman School of Management. He possesses a broad range of professional, academic and research interests, with a specialized focus on enabling inclusive and innovative practices within teams, organizations and boards. For the last decade and a half, he has held progressively senior roles at the University of Toronto. He is a recognized thought leader in governance, and has taught thousands of directors in the national Rotman program on Not for Profit Governance in partnership with the Institute for Corporate Directors since its inception in 2007. Winner of numerous teaching awards, Nouman teaches Emancipatory Leadership within the OMNIUM GEM Nouman Ashraf_highres.jpg BA program, Leading Social Innovation with the 2 and 3 year MBA program and Leading Across Differences within the Rotman Commerce Program. Nouman has advised numerous clients such as Shopper’s Drugmart, Tory’s, the Canada Pension Plan and Investment Board, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, United Way Toronto, and numerous post-secondary and healthcare institutions. Nouman serves as Teaching Fellow at the Institute for Gender + the Economy. He is also an Associate at Trinity College within the University of Toronto. At lunch time, he can be found at Massey College within the University of Toronto, where he mentors exceptional post-graduate students in his capacity as Senior Fellow Emeritus. Goal: To enhance your knowledge in cultural fluency as a leader in academic medicineBy the end of this session, participants will be able to:1. Describe cultural fluency and emancipatory leadership.2. Identify factors in organizational decision making (understanding exclusion).   A light dinner will be provided For more information and to register, visit the Leadership Basics Program page.  500 University Ave - The Department of Family and Community Medicine pd.familymed@utoronto.ca