Offered through the Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership in Business, Adventure Leadership Education is revolutionizing student experience by offering specialized programs that take students beyond the classroom.
Through outdoor learning and other bold adventure-oriented programs, students develop skills that empower them to take action through personal development to enhance their professional performance.
The Haskayne Leadership Expedition is a unique field course designed to help students cultivate the practical skills and qualities they will need to thrive as leaders in the modern business world. The course is highly experiential and students will have multiple extended opportunities to practice and receive feedback on their leadership skills in a dynamic and challenging environment.
The Wilderness Retreat is a six day retreat set in the natural splendour of Kananaskis region of the Rocky Mountains. The Wilderness Retreat is one of Haskayne’s most unique and exciting elective courses. It is offered at both the undergraduate and MBA level.
Leadership Experience Opportunities
Leadership Challenge Weekend
Advanced leadership and effective teamwork. At every level of your academic, personal and career journey these two elements are critical to success. The CCAL Leadership Challenge Weekend is a unique weekend field course designed to help students practice the real world competencies, attitudes and self-awareness skills required by advanced leaders and effective teams in the modern business world. Based at a lodge in the Rockies, students will participate in a range of engaging experiential activities and challenges designed to build their leadership skills and reflect on the implications for their academic, community and professional roles.
The Leadership Dojo is a 90-minute session modeled on the structure of a traditional martial arts class. A typical class will explore a particular leadership theme and may include stretching, rolling, breathing & meditation exercises, mindfulness & awareness practices, martial arts techniques, teaching stories and group discussions and reflection.
Leadership Drum Circle
CCAL’s Leadership Drum Circle uses mindful coaching and active listening with reflective learning to explore themes of advanced leadership hinging on authenticity and centeredness, relational awareness and healthy group culture. Partnering with Calgary's One World Drum Company, participants receive instruction in basic rhythms and hand technique of West African and Afro-Cuban drumming in a series of weekly Drum Circle workshops over eight weeks.