Engaging others

Mobilize people by tapping into their individual potential.
Course description

The ability to engage people—to make them care deeply about their work, commit to your organization’s goals and work together to achieve them—is crucial to your success as a leader. But in highly complex health care workplaces, where you need to reach people across many layers, functions and cultures, mastering this skill is a challenge.

In this Physician Leadership Institute course, you will focus on the core skills and practical tools you need to nurture an engaged organizational culture.

Engaging others is 1 of 6 core courses―essential training for physicians interested in or engaged in a position of leadership.

Expect to learn how to:

  • Assess yours and others’ engagement in the workplace;
  • Harness the major principles behind coaching;
  • Communicate with others effectively;
  • Discuss strategies for motivating others and building trust; 
  • Practice powerful listening approaches to discover common ground and mutual insight;
  • Provide constructive feedback.

Who is this course for?

Any physician seeking to increase engagement and mobilize their colleagues, their team or other stakeholders.

Online assessments

Work Engagement Profile®. 





6 weeks

  • Accessible via desktop or tablets
  • Facilitation, guidance and feedback
  • Cohort structure, featuring interaction with peers from across the country via discussion forums and webinars

Please note: you must have a cma.ca account to access our learning management system. Create one here.

Computer requirements

Maximum class size
30 participants
Faculty Team
Academic Degree


This course can be customized and delivered in-house at your organization, meeting or conference to physicians and/or interdisciplinary teams.