BWA Leadership Training Events

BWA Leadership Training Events are scheduled throughout the year and open to members and non-members.

BWA Leadership Partnership

LMI are experts in their field and have been working in the wood industry for many years.

On-Site Training

If you are interested in on-site training funding is available through the Canada Ontario Job Grant.

Upcoming Training Events 



BWA Leadership Series: Empowering Individuals & Organizations in Leadership
Online Bi-weekly Series
Wednesday, June 24 from 9:00 – 11:00 am
Wednesday, November 25 from 9:00 – 11:00 am

Price: $4500 +hst per person
Recurrence: Bi-Weekly
Number of Modules: 12

Click Here to Register!

Or

Here to Register and begin the application for the Canada Ontario Jobs Grant!

This training qualifies for the Canada Ontario Jobs Grant (COJG). The course starts on June 24th, 2020, so send in your application ASAP! Applications must be approved prior to purchasing your ticket.  

COJG funding can save you upwards of $3735, reducing investment up to $765, which works out to $65 per session!
Click here to learn more about applying for COJG.

Please contact us with all of your questions and concerns.

If you would like to learn more about
this training event please contact:
Tara Davey, Program Administrator
Bluewater Wood Alliance
e: [email protected]

Great Leadership Starts by First Leading Yourself

Would you like to accelerate your organization’s performance and success?

Would you like to get more done in less time with less stress?

Do you have managers on your team who have yet to achieve their full leadership potential?

Click here to watch a testimonial video from a BWA Member!

The course includes one-on-one custom-tailored training education on leadership and personal productivity.  

This training qualifies for the Canada Ontario Jobs Grant (COJG). The course starts on June 24th, 2020, so send in your application ASAP! Click here to learn more about COJG.

A high-level outline of the course content:


Pre-conference Goal Setting
Defining the Goal & Tracking
Wednesday, June 24 from 9:00 – 11:00 am


Pre-conference Goal Setting
Refinement of Goal Tracking
Wednesday, July 8 from 9:00 – 11:00 am


Kick-Off
Including Planning Tool Training
Wednesday, July 22 from 9:00 – 11:00 am


Goal Planning
Developing Goal Planning Sheets
Wednesday, August 5 from 9:00 – 11:00 am


Lesson One
The Nature of Productivity
Wednesday, August 19 from 9:00 – 11:00 am


Lesson Two
Goals Achievement through Time Management
Wednesday, September 2 from 9:00 – 11:00 am


Lesson Three
Increasing Productivity Through Controlling Priorities
Wednesday, September 16 from 9:00 – 11:00 am


Midterm Review
Wednesday, September 30 from 9:00 – 11:00 am


Lesson Four
Improving Productivity Through Communication
Wednesday, October 14 from 9:00 – 11:00 am


Lesson Five
Empowering the Team
Wednesday, October 28 from 9:00 – 11:00 am


Lesson Six
Increasing Productivity of the Team
Wednesday, November 11 from 9:00 – 11:00 am


Participant Graduation Presentations
Wednesday, November 25 from 9:00 – 11:00 am

Invest in your company to create increased measurable revenues, efficiencies, and profits.
Get custom-tailored training with this course for your goals and objectives with leadership.

Walk away with the right attitude, innovation, productivity, and the ability to retain talent.
Give yourself that “edge” over the competition.

If you are a lead hand, plant manager, supervisor, or CEO, then this BWA workshop is for you!
Take Leadership in Your Business to the Next Level!

In partnership with LMI Canada Inc – A division of Leadership Management International

LMI Canada helps leaders and organizations realize more of their potential. People are at the heart of everything we do; we help them to achieve slight-edge changes in attitude and behaviour that translates into enhanced individual performance, increased leadership awareness, and measurable business results. LMI has an operational network that now spans 80 countries and is one of the most successful and recognized people development organizations in the world.

Barry Reid
Leadership Trainer

Barry has worked with LMI since 2008 and previously held senior leadership positions in the publishing industry. He was recently honoured as Leadership Management International’s 2018 Facilitator of the Year (The Americas) Award Winner. Barry has worked with hundreds of Southwestern Ontario Business people to help them achieve their most important goals and full leadership potential.

Bluewater Wood Alliance On-Site Leadership Training

Interested in a more intensive leadership training course? We offer options tailored to suit the unique challenges of our members. You must be a member of Bluewater Wood Alliance to participate in the On-Site Training. Possible government subsidy is available through the Canada Ontario Job Grant (COJG). It could cover up to 83% of the training investment.

We can help you through the application process! Call or email us for more information.
To learn more about on-site training contact:
Tara Davey, Program Administrator
e: [email protected]