Creating Leaders at All Levels

Susan Francis, University of the Fraser Valley

Learn about leadership, career development, and organizational culture as it positively relates to creating leaders at all levels within Continuing Education. Discover and explore optimum components of career and professional development. Share best practices in this interactive workshop.


  • Define leadership, career development and organizational culture.
  • Identify academic research linked to these topics.
  • List the benefits of career and professional development.
  • Name current career and professional development activities in Continuing Education.
  • Formulate new career and professional development activities.

Susan has worked in various programming and leadership roles and served on various boards including the UFV Alumni Board of Directors, Association for Co-operative Education Board of Directors, Accountability Council for Co-operative Education; and Parent Advisory Council. In her spare time she enjoys time with her young family and teaching group fitness.