Stratford Managers Receives Two Canadian HR Reporter Readers’ Choice Awards

Stratford Managers Corporation, a management consulting and services firm that helps innovative organizations achieve their ambitions, today announced they are the recipients of two Canadian HR Reporter Readers’ Choice Awards for their leadership development workshops. The awards included ‘Best Leadership & Team Development’ and ‘Top Management/Executive Development’.

Canadian HR Reporter and Thomson Reuters unveiled the winners of the 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards on July 2, 2018, a listing of the top vendors and suppliers of human resources community across the country. With over 65,000 votes cast, Stratford Managers was recognized in two categories for its leadership development workshops.

The award-winning customized interactive workshops delivered by Stratford Managers help leaders and future leaders identify their personal style, strengths and opportunities for growth while also contributing to an organization’s leadership development program.

“Our talent development solutions start with an understanding of how leadership contributes to business success; then we define what it takes for individuals or teams to succeed.” said Heather Angel, VP Talent Management and Leadership Development at Stratford Managers. “Our clients are seeing results in their teams and we’re humbled that they would recognize our work with two Canadian HR Reporter’s Readers’ Choice Awards.”

The interactive, dynamic training workshops and curriculum can be used to build customized and immersive group training sessions, to increase the capacity of an organization’s team. By addressing 28 core leadership competencies, the award-winning workshops can be delivered off-the-shelf or as customized solutions to meet an organization’s unique requirements. Some of these competencies include:
-Team Building
-Communication Skills
-Problem Solving and Decision Making
-Conflict Management
-Managing Time and Priorities
-Goal Setting
-Motivating Others
-Personal Learning and Self-Development

“What makes Stratford Leadership Development so unique and successful is that we extend leadership development further than just a series of workshops to include a broad spectrum of leadership development solutions. Role-based success profiles, 360 feedback, behaviour-based assessments, and coaching are just a few of the tools and methods we can use. ” says Dean Fulford, VP and Practice Lead, Leadership Development, at Stratford Managers. “The workshop may only be a half-day or two days in length, but the leadership development continues beyond those immersive workshop sessions. With Stratford Managers you’re not just investing in a workshop, you’re investing in a leadership development program.”

Stratford Managers’ leadership development offerings focus on effective talent development through four key areas: “Success in Your Role”, “Styles & Behaviours at Work”, “Competency Training & Development”, and “Talent Development Systems”. Their holistic approach to leadership development enables individuals and teams to succeed in their roles.

For questions or more information on Stratford Managers’ leadership development offerings please contact Dean Fulford, Leadership Development Practice Lead, Stratford Managers 1-888-553-1428 ext. 120 or [email protected] or Heather Angel, Leadership Development Practice Lead, Stratford Managers 647-222-8009 or [email protected]

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