Appreciative Leadership



Introduction and Background

Using positive approaches to create results and a strong team

Appreciative Leadership is the capacity to mobilize creative potential and turn it into positive power—to set in motion positive ripples of confidence, energy, enthusiasm, and performance.

This course will explore Appreciative Leadership and how a leader can fully engage their team through powerful, positive questions and strengths-focused leadership practices. Participants will engage in practical and interactive activities to experience the mental shift involved in an “appreciative flip” and take away actionable tools to strengthen their leadership. 

  • Key Learning Objectives
    • Learn how adopting a strengths-based, appreciative approach unleashes employees’ energy and commitment to their work.
    • Understand how powerful questions shift our thinking and learn how to construct these types of questions for your workplace.
    • Learn how other organizations, teams and workplaces achieve the appreciative flip through case studies and real-life examples.
    • Gain practical tools to bring appreciative leadership into your workplace.


Program Fees

$595 plus GST

Includes course tuition, all teaching materials, meals and refreshments.

Registration Deadline

To Be Announced

Course Planner

For more information, contact

Britney Graf

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

t: 306-966-4798


Instructor Profile

DoloresDolores Wollbaum, BA, MA

Dolores is a Leadership Development Specialist, Consultant and Facilitator with over 10 years of experience working with a diverse clientele in varying industries. She is interactive, inspiring, and passionate about cultural diversity and inclusion. Dolores specializes in workplace communication skills, leadership development, systems thinking, and strengths-based approaches to create high-performing workplaces.

Dolores holds a Masters in Leadership (MA) from Royal Roads University and is a Certified Facilitator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).   


University of Saskatchewan's liability is limited to reimbursement of paid tuition fees.

Cancellations received at least ten (10) business days in advance of the course commencement date will receive a full refund. Cancellations received less than ten (10) business days prior to the course commencement date will be subject to a $200 administration fee. Cancellations received less than three (3) business days prior to the course commencement date will be subject to full course tuition cost.

Non-attendance will incur full course tuition cost.

Fees subject to change without notice.

Program Transfers

One course transfer will be permitted without penalty if the cancellation request is received more than ten (10) business days prior to the course start date. Program transfers within ten (10) business days of the course start date will be subject to a $200 administration fee.

Alternate program transfers may be approved dependent on course availability. Transfer requests must be scheduled within six (6) months of the initial purchase.

Applicants will be responsible for any price difference in program fees at the time of the request. Each subsequent transfer request will be subject to $200 administration fee.

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