Accelerated Leadership Training

OTEC’s new, accelerated leadership training series is designed for tourism and hospitality sector managers and leaders seeking to improve their leadership skills, build their people skills, and advance their careers.

Featuring four unique leadership courses, this training focuses on developing the skills managers and leaders need to build, lead and grow with effective teams. It is FREE for Ontario tourism and hospitality sector leaders.


  • 45-minute self-directed and flexible eLearning module

  • 90-minute virtual coaching session to help leaders apply new skills at work

  • Instruction by certified, experienced trainers

  • Certificate of completion


  • Managers, supervisors, team leads, and high-potential employees on an advancement track

  • Owner-managers

  • Full-time, part-time, and contract employees

Learn more about the 4 courses in our Accelerated Leadership Training Series.

Space is limited.

Contact us at SFSTraining@OTEC.org

Take advantage of this FREE training  opportunity. 

This training is offered in partnership with Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC) and is funded by the Government of Canada. OTEC’s Accelerated Leadership Training aligns with  Canada’s national Skills for Success (SfS) Model and addresses today’s evolving labour market needs.

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