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Location: Delta Hotel Toronto Airport & Conference Centre in Toronto
Theme: Connected by Complexity & Design
April 6, 2019 – Pre-Conference Workshops (optional)
April 7 – 9, 2019 – National Leaders Conference
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Saturday, April 6 • 9:00am - 4:00pm
Pre-Conference Workshop 2: Future Ready Institute for School Leaders

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Workshop Overview
Over 40% of students will be freelancers in the gig economy when they enter the workforce. As the world changes, it is imperative that school strategy focuses on cultivating entrepreneurialism.

Learn best practices from the world’s most successful startups and gain hands on experience with easily implementable frameworks that can be leveraged for your own organizational success.

How?
The Future Ready Institute for School Leaders is a unique professional development opportunity that is part futuring exercise, part creative problem-solving experience and part entrepreneurial bootcamp. Participants will be challenged to move beyond talking about how the future is changing, to thinking deeply about how-to future proof their students, and their institutions, through tangible and immediate action.

Facilitated by a successful entrepreneur with real-world experience starting and scaling companies as well as designing transformative strategy for some of the world’s biggest brands; learn about the skills and competencies the world’s leading companies are looking for and the ways in which you can enable students to develop demonstrable capabilities. Reflect on the responsibilities and actions school leaders need to take today in order to better prepare students for this quickly emerging future.

Participants Will Learn
Over the course of the day you will work in teams to dig deeply into critical elements of entrepreneurship and work to deliberately design an experiment, or prototype, to take back and test in your school. Leveraging best practices from systems engineering, management science, agile methodology and user centered design; you will leave with practical and actionable strategic insights to drive effective, impactful and immediate change.

Pre-Conference cancellation policy:
Pre-Conference Workshops are not included in the Registration fee.
Pre-Conference Workshop speakers are subject to change.

Speakers
avatar for Sarah Prevett

Sarah Prevett

Future Design School
SARAH PREVETTE is a serial entrepreneur who has successfully sold multiple companies, invested millions of dollars in early-stage startups across a wide variety of industries and has been recognized as one of the top startup thought leaders in North America. Prevette has developed... Read More →


Saturday April 6, 2019 9:00am - 4:00pm
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