Overview

Learn More About the AdvantAge Ontario Long-Term Care Management Training Program

 

About


The AdvantAge Ontario Long-Term Care Management Training Program is a capacity-building course for new and experienced LTC and seniors' housing managers.
 
Participants are introduced to core management skills including leadership, communication, motivation, delegation and much more. The four-month course features senior care-specific case studies and one-on-one coaching sessions where participants can develop a skill of their choosing. Participants also have the opportunity to meet and connect with manager peers at two virtual coffee houses. After successfully completing the program, participants recieve a digital certificate which can be shared on social media. 
 
Join us for a free open house forum to learn more about the program!
Scroll down to the FAQ section below to learn more and RSVP today.

 

What Is Management?

In this module, participants will receive a comprehensive overview of long-term care and seniors' housing management from AdvantAge Ontario CEO Lisa Levin and an introduction to the key skills that managers need to succeed.

 

Effective Communication

Participants explore a manager's role in communicating both within a team and across an organization, with a focus on ensuring that messages are not only shared but also received.

 

Motivation and Engagement

What makes us thrive? How do we strengthen our weaknesses? In this module, participants learn how to motivate and engage staff teams in long-term care and seniors' housing organizations.

 

One-On-One Coaching

Each participant is paired with an experienced consultant for two coaching sessions, which create a safe place for participants to reflect and ask questions related to their unique challenges and professional development.

 

Expectations and Delegation

High-performing managers know how to delegate. In this module, participants learn to set clear expectations and lead their team toward greater independence and meaningful collaboration.

 

Coffee House Sessions

These popular gatherings offer a relaxed atmosphere for facilitated group discussions, where all participants learn from each other, build confidence, strengthen leadership and management skills, and talk shop.

 

 

Who Is It For?


The Long-Term Care Management Training Program is the only program of its kind designed exclusively for long-term care and seniors' housing managers at all stages of their careers. 
 
This new program is specifically designed to benefit all managers, supervisors and team leaders, regardless of how long they have been working in a leadership or oversight role. The program offers a broad range of skills, tools and knowledge uniquely structured to build core management capacity at long-term care and seniors' housing organizations.
 
The ideal candidate is an aspiring, new or experienced manager who has an open mind, is eager to learn, and wants to become more effective at managing staff.

What Participants Are Saying


Very Relevant

"It was very relevant to our organization's needs, with practical tools I felt confident implementing. It was also facilitated very well, professionalism and passion came throughout the training."

~ Program Participant

Practical Strategies

"I was able to increase my knowledge and acquire practical strategies to apply in the various areas."

~ Program Participant

Change for the Better

"Things are starting to change for the better. I talk more openly with my colleagues and I trust that I can tell you anything and you'll respond and support us."

~ Staff Member Managed by Program Participants

 

FAQ


How can I learn more about the LTCMTP? 

AdvantAge Ontario is hosting a series of free open house forums to allow members to hear more about the new LTC Management Training Program. Simply register for any of the upcoming dates listed below, and bring your questions! 


July 21, 2022  |  1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST | Register Now »
Aug. 25, 2022  |  1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST | Register Now »

What makes this program different? 

The AdvantAge Ontario Long-Term Care Management Training Program is uniquely designed for long-term care and seniors' housing managers. Sessions include sector-specific case studies that are highly relevant to participants' day-to-day experience, and facilitators have not-for-profit and/or long-term care experience.

What is included in the program? 

The AdvantAge Ontario Long-Term Care Management Training Program includes four, three-hour learning modules that take place over a four-month period on Zoom. Each module includes take-home tools and guides so participants can apply their learning at work. In addition, participants can take advantage of two, one-on-one coaching sessions during which they can work on a skill of their choosing. The course also includes a special welcome session hosted by AdvantAge Ontario CEO Lisa Levin and two virtual coffee houses hosted by LTC and seniors' housing veterans, where participants can get to know each other, ask questions, and talk shop. Upon completion, participants are awarded a digital certificate.

When does the next session begin? 

The inaugural Long-Term Care Management Training Program will run from September 2022 to December 2022. The spring 2023 program will run from February 2023 to May 2023.

Inaugural LTCMTP Schedule

  • Welcome Session — Tues., Sept. 13, 2022 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. EST
  • Module 1: Introduction to Management — Tues., Sept. 20, 2022 | 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST
  • Coffeehouse #1 — Tues., Oct. 4, 2022  |  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Module 2: Effective Internal Communications — Tues. Oct. 18, 2022  |  8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST
  • Module 3: Setting Expectations and Delegating — Tues. Nov. 15, 2022  |  8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST
  • Coffeehouse #2 — Tues. Nov. 29, 2022  |  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Module 4: Motivation and Engagement — Tues. Dec. 13, 2022  |  8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST

Spring 2023 LTCMTP Schedule

  • Welcome Session — Wed., Feb. 8, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. EST
  • Module 1: Introduction to Management — Wed., Feb. 15, 2023 | 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST
  • Coffeehouse #1 — Wed., Mar. 1, 2023  |  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Module 2: Effective Internal Communications — Wed. Mar. 22, 2023  |  8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST
  • Module 3: Motivation and Engagement — Wed. April 19, 2023  |  8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST
  • Coffeehouse #2 — Wed. May 3, 2023  |  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • Module 4: Setting Expectations and Delegating — Wed. May 17, 2023  |  8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. EST

What are the prerequisites for the program? 

There are no prerequisites to take part in the program. The program is designed for managers, supervisors and team leads at any stage of their career, from those just starting out to those with many years of experience. You do not need a diploma or degree to take part in the program.

How many people are in the class? 

The Management Training Program is a small, intimate group of between 10 and 25 participants. The small class size facilitates better learning.

How much does the program cost? 

The program costs $1,995 for AdvantAge Ontario members.

Do I need to be a member of AdvantAge Ontario?

Yes. The LTC Management Training Program is open exclusively to AdvantAge Ontario Full Members. AdvantAge Ontario Personal Members do not qualify for the member rate. For membership information, please contact Chris Noone at cnoone@advantageontario.ca.

Who do I contact for more information?

For more information on this an other AdvantAge Ontario programs, please contact Education Project Lead Valerie Di Bratto at vdibratto@advantageontario.ca.