Leadership Skills in Mining

Is your leadership team aligned on business strategy? Is your team equipped with the right tactics to execute & cascade this strategy? Is your team engaging front-line leaders to achieve business objectives?

Understanding how to operationalize a strategy, build trust in a team and foster motivation are skills that significantly impact an organization’s success. Tailored to leaders in the mining & metals industry, this two-day seminar offers a variety of interactive activities including workshops, team-building exercises and insight-packed presentations.

High Performance Organization in Mining & Metals program teaches core skills required by all leaders like empathy, vulnerability, establishing trust, and creating an engaging and psychologically safe environment.

Participants will acquire the knowledge the foundations of psychological safety, learning organizations and cascading leadership to improve their organizations’ objectives. You’ll delve into relevant case studies, explore innovative practices from different industries, and engage in focused discussions on business goals.

Top Learning Objectives

  • Learn the foundations of how to build trust and psychological safety within your organization
  • Stress-test your business strategy and align on business objectives to become High Performing Organization
  • Develop an execution and cascading plan by engaging your teams to realize the strategy of your business
  • Discover the best-practices in storytelling in corporate communication to convey the message to your teams and manage change
  • Learn proven techniques to facilitate mindset shifts & sustainable habit change and reinforce the good behaviours with the cascading coaching technique

Who Should Attend?

VP, senior managers, managers, superintendent, supervisors and engineers from:

  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Business Improvement
  • Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Finance

Trainer's Background

  • He has over 12 years expertise in the mining and mineral processing industries in maintenance, project management and operational excellence. He is also a member of the board of directors of PEMAC Asset Management Association of Canada.
  • He has worked as an operations and maintenance manager, as well as management consultant with major mining companies, such as Vale, BHP, Rio Tinto, Comilog, Tata Steel, Suncor, and more. His international experience includes USA, Canada, Madagascar, Gabon and Turkey.
  • With his engineering background, [The Trainer] leverages his experience in business strategy and operations to help mining companies to optimize production and achieve their business objectives. His areas of expertise are asset management, operational excellence and value creation.
  • Author of Mining is the Future,he is a Canadian citizen residing in Montreal. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering with mining specialization from McGill University.

Key Recent Accomplishments:

  • The restructuring of a mining company’s organizational chart across both its mining and processing operations, informed by a Zero-Based-Budget (ZBB)
  • The delivery of Building Full Potential (BFP) workshops which yielded solutions to increase a major mining company’s production throughput by 25%
  • The deployment of maintenance and reliability best-practices, resulting in a 20% improvement in equipment availability
  • The optimization and re-organization of a production line resulting in $600K in annual recurring savings
  • A 25% reduction in maintenance backlog through prioritization and personnel training/coaching
  • The deployment of operational readiness activities for an iron ore concentrator from commissioning to production

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This course can be conducted in French language