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Building and Owning Your Career | WCM, CFA Society Victoria, & BCI

Monday, February 10th 2020
12:15 PM to 2:45 PM
Victoria , BC

Building and Owning Your Career | WCM, CFA Society Victoria, & BCI
Join us for an engaging workshop with Susan Richardson, executive career coach and vice president at Felix Global, an executive coaching partner of WCM. Gain a better understanding of your personal brand and the value you offer to current and future employers, as well as how to equip yourself to compete for progressively senior roles and strengthen your prospect of promotion and success in your career.

The workshop will focus on skill building and executive coaching. Topics will include:

  • Shaping your brand;
  • Articulating your strengths and impact;
  • Strengthening your voice at the leadership table;
  • Building a strategic network including the importance of mentors and sponsors.

Note: This event is targeted to mid-level professional men and women.  Registrants will receive reading materials prior to the event. Following the event, participants are invited to access personalized feedback from Susan Richardson.

12:15 PM:  Registration (located at main floor security desk)
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM:  Workshop led by Susan Richardson
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM: Q&A | Networking

Susan Richardson

Vice President, Felix Global

Susan Richardson is a passionate and results-focused executive coach, facilitator, and board member with an Executive MBA from Harvard and over 33 years of experience. Susan’s personal mission is to tap into her client’s strengths and inspire them to embrace and excel in purposeful leadership in every facet of their professional and personal life. As Vice President, Susan is a dedicated partner to all of her customers and works closely with them on a regular basis to solve their critical business challenges with proactive solutions that get enduring results, fast.

Susan has had an impressively diverse career built on a strong management foundation with 14 years at IBM and 5 years in two software start-ups which has provided her experience in IT, insurance, finance, and telecom. Through decades of learning and experience, Susan honed her focus on the areas she’s most passionate about — leadership development, emerging leaders, and diversity & change initiatives — all tied together by the common thread of empowerment.

Susan’s drive to enrich the lives of others and empower leaders to be their best selves is a calling that transcends her time in office. As a champion for development, Susan is a frequent traveller to Africa where she shares her life-time of leadership training. When back in Toronto, Susan sits on two not-for-profit boards and is an avid runner and cyclist, having ridden in the Ride to Conquer Cancer for the past 5 years.

About the WCM, CFA Society Victoria, & BCI Event Series
The WCM, CFA Society Victoria and BCI event series is a unique partnership catered to Victoria post-secondary students and professionals. The series provides access to industry and community leaders to provide speaker and professional development opportunities.  These events bring together individuals from WCM, CFA Society Victoria, BCI and the Vancouver Island community, offering participants a forum to build and develop new connections and networks.  

***Early registration is recommended.  Pre-reading materials will be sent out on Feb. 3, 2020. 

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