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Learning Circles: 
Leadership learning for new & experienced leaders 

If you’re an experienced or emerging leader who wants to grow in your leadership skills and accelerate your impact, join a group of leaders for 6 weeks of learning and networking led by two seasoned executives. 


Learning Circles will give you an opportunity to learn with other leaders, facilitated by Doreen Harvey and Marla Konrad, both coaches, facilitators and former C-suite executives.

There are three Learning Circles currently available:

Foundations of LeadershipExpanding Your Influence, and Accelerate Your Impact.

What’s included in all 3 series:

  • A 75-minute Zoom gathering every week for 6 weeks

  • 6 customized modules 

  • A focus on practical tools and models you can apply immediately

  • Peer coaching and learning

  • An optional 15-minute group Q&A time with the facilitators immediately after module

Who should join:

  • New or seasoned leaders who want to boost their core leadership skills

  • Aspiring high-potential contributors who want to accelerate their career growth into leadership roles


Foundations of Leadership will be offered on Tuesdays from April 16-May 21, from 11-12:15 pm ET.  

Expanding Your Influence will be offered on Wednesdays from April 17-May 22, from 11-12:15 pm ET.   

Accelerate Your Impact will be offered again in Fall 2024. Dates TBD. 



Each level of Learning Circles (6 sessions) is offered for $399, with an Early Bird rate of $349..

Learn more about Foundations of Leadership.

Learn more about Expanding Your Influence.

Learn more about Accelerate Your Impact.

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Doreen Harvey began her practice as an independent Human Resources Consultant over 20 years ago following her role as VP of HR at Sanyo Canada and senior leadership roles at Nortel Networks. Doreen is passionate about helping leaders engage their people and align their HR strategy to their business strategy. Clients include small to mid-sized enterprises in various industries, as well as social profit organizations. Doreen holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University and an HBA from The Ivey School of Business. She is certified in EQ-i/EQ360 (Emotional Intelligence) and is a member of the Strategic Capability Network.  

Marla Konrad is a leadership coach and consultant who draws on years of experience as an executive, and combines this with powerful communications and coaching skills to develop leaders at all levels. She is certified to coach and train with EQ-i/EQ360 (Emotional Intelligence) and with the Enneagram, and is on the faculty of the Schulich ExecEd Centre. She trains on Adaptive Leadership, Executive Presence, Leadership Communications, and Emotional Intelligence (EQ-i/EQ360). Prior to launching her own practice, Marla was Vice President of Executive Affairs at World Vision Canada. She is an Accredited Business Communicator and has a BA and MA from Western University.

For more information on Learning Circles or to add your name to the list for an upcoming cohort, contact Doreen ( or Marla ( 

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