Our Executive ProgramsHarness the Power of Business Connection

TEC offers four different types of peer advisory groups, each designed to meet the distinct needs of leaders at all stages of their learning and growth. We take great care to match you to the right peer group by considering your organizational size, stage of development and competitive landscape — we’ll ensure your group has no direct competitors. You’ll receive invaluable advice and support from like-minded executives and experienced Chairs, and an unsurpassed opportunity to expand your network.

TEC CEO

Evolve Your Leadership

The TEC CEO group is designed for CEOs, presidents, owners, and leaders of large enterprises with a vision and drive for developing sustainable businesses in our global economy. Connection in this group will help you champion innovation and collaboration within your organization while strengthening your leadership skills.

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Problem

You’re surrounded by stakeholders with competing agendas, and you make all decisions on your own without the benefit of unbiased advice.

You’re concerned that your current culture may be having a negative impact on business.

You’re not sure you have the best processes in place to scale up the business.

Solution

Get your decisions vetted by an ideal sounding board — an objective, experienced peer group who will offer unbiased advice in a confidential environment.

Learn best practices on building an empowered, results-driven team. Find and fix blind spots to advance your leadership ability.

Get access to models of success and expert advice to help you retool your long-term strategy without sacrificing current business performance.

“TEC has been a lifesaver. It’s been there to help me out of my worst problems, and give me that extra boost when I’m trending upwards. Having access to a great group of entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds makes me a better business owner. We are all there to support each other, both strategically and emotionally. It’s a little less lonely at the top as a TEC member.”

Norm Li
Norm Li AG&I Inc.

Kristi Cawthorn
CEO, Startec Compression & Process

KEY Executive

Get to the Next Level

The KEY Executive group is devised for senior managers that want to become outstanding leaders and CEOs. We help improve your personal performance, broaden your network and build the skills necessary to surpass your personal and business limitations. This group will push your leadership abilities to get you to the next level.

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Problem

You’re held accountable for your company’s results but feel only partially in control over how to achieve them.

You’re relied upon to provide leadership but feel mired in the urgent demands of running the business.

You’re burdened with navigating competing priorities and conflicting, sometimes unreasonable, expectations.

Solution

Learn how like-minded executives have been successful in achieving alignment and influencing the direction of their organization.

Step out of the action once a month to focus on strategic planning that will help your team and business get to the next level.

Surround yourself with high-performing peers who are committed to becoming extraordinary leaders – and helping you achieve the same.

MARK TRAVERS
King Marketing

TEC Virtual KEY Executive

A NEW STYLE OF LEADERSHIP IS EMERGING

Through TEC Canada’s Virtual KEY Executive Program, you will improve your leadership performance and develop the innovative skills necessary to overcome both personal and business limitations. Designed with the specific needs and challenges of senior executives in mind, this virtual program will give you and your company a competitive edge in the contemporary business world.

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Problem

You’re looking to develop your existing leadership abilities, sharpen your performance, and gain new skills.

You feel isolated bearing the burden of balancing performance expectations with the realities of the company operations.

You’re tasked with advancing company results, but the dynamic business environment makes it hard to stay on track.

You are located in a region where it’s difficult to travel to one of Canada’s major centres for a face to face meeting, or you are comfortable in a virtual environment within a major centre.

Solution

Be exposed to thought leadership from international expert speakers that is relevant to today’s business issues.

Gain new ideas and insights from peers who care deeply about the success of fellow members, while holding you accountable for results.

Monthly one-to-one executive coaching sessions with a trusted coach will strengthen your decision-making capabilities and help you navigate the dynamic business world.

“I credit my association with TEC and all the great people that TEC has brought into my experience with helping me become the person, parent, spouse, leader I am today.”

Kevin Yuers,
TEC Canada Member
Vice President, Kryton International Inc.

TEC Small Business

Grow More Strategic and Efficient

The TEC Small Business group is designed exclusively for results-driven leaders. Your resources are stretched, competition is fierce and you face new challenges every day. This is the perfect solution for the business owner who finds themselves working in the business far more than they are working on the business. Our specialized approach will help you refine your goals, perfect your leadership skills and create a roadmap to fulfill your vision.

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Problem

You currently make all decisions on your own and worry you may be missing something.

You occupy so many roles in the company that you’re in danger of burnout.

You’re mired in day-to-day business operations and haven’t been able to stay ahead of trends.

Solution

Get unbiased, confidential advice from a group of your peers who have faced similar challenges.

Learn from seasoned executives how to create work-life balance by putting leadership and processes in place for seamless operations.

Connect directly with experts for personalized advice to help you focus on the strategic decisions that will lead to long-term growth.

“TEC has given me the opportunity and the peers to have the important discussions that are helping me grow the business at a more strategic level. We have grown year over year revenues of the business at 110% since joining TEC.”

Pierce Ujjainwalla
Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Revenue Pulse.

KEVIN CAMPBELL
CEO, Policy Works

TEC Inside

Help Your Company Grow Together

The TEC Inside group is designed for organizations that want to promote accelerated growth as a team by developing their key department executives within a city or across the country. Leverage core strengths and individual talents to get from where you are now to where you want to be as a company.

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Engage Your Team

The TEC Inside approach brings your team together, equips them with the skills and sensibilities to manage collaboratively and helps them achieve higher levels of performance. This group can help you develop one of the most engaged management teams in business today.

LARRY HILES
TEC Canada Chair, CEO & TEC Inside

TEC Inside for Emerging Leaders

GROW YOURSELF. GROW YOUR TEAM. GROW YOUR ORGANIZATION.

TEC Inside for Emerging Leaders is specifically designed for the middle management level of a company. Focused on developing mid-level managers from the inside-out, this diverse group from different organizations is focused on advancing personal, interpersonal, team, and organizational leadership proficiencies.

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Problem

As a first-time manager being developed for the next level of leadership within your organization, you require guidance about executing high-level initiatives and leading teams effectively.

While managing operations, are you lacking clarity from top management and without the support of peers?

You feel like the success of your team is on your shoulders. Are you equipped with the tools to achieve your targets?

Solution

Receive training and development in 12 leadership competencies with an emphasis on four key areas: personal, interpersonal, team, and organizational leadership.

Advance your career within your organization by gaining the confidence and proficiency to take on a greater leadership role vs. seeking an outside opportunity.

Improve execution by elevating the leadership competency of management – developing an organization that is filled with effective, adaptable, and empowered team members.

Commit 48 hours per year to your development.

“This program has been amazing for me personally with my work challenges. It has equipped me with the proper tools to begin making important changes for the success of not just myself but all of my staff.”

Vistage U.S. Emerging Leaders Program member

Discover the Power of Our Groups

From established CEOs and members of the C-suite to management teams and entrepreneurial business owners, TEC groups are designed to maximize the power of business connections. Wondering which group will give you the most impact? Just ask.