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March Speaker Series with Jason Questor - 21-Mar-2018 6:30 PM

  • 21 Mar 2018
  • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • 180 Simcoe Street, Toronto, ON


  • Not currently an IIBA Toronto Member. $25 if pre registered. $35 at the door. Online registration closes at 3 PM on the day of the event.
  • Member in good standing of the IIBA Toronto Chapter

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March 21, 2018 6:30 PM

Transformational Leadership
and Strategy Execution

Jason Questor
Managing Partner

Programs & Practices


As Rear Admiral Grace Hopper of the US Navy once said, you manage things; you lead people. Effective leaders have a firm grounding in current realities, but use that knowledge as a pivot point to move their organizations and their people to the great accomplishments delineated by the organizational vision. Leadership expert James McGregor Burns introduced the concept of transformational leadership in his 1978 book, "Leadership." He defined transformational leadership as a process where "leaders and their followers raise one another to higher levels of morality and motivation." Bernard M. Bass later developed the concept of transformational leadership further, as one who Is a model of integrity and fairness, sets clear goals, has high expectations, encourages others, provides support and recognition, stirs the emotions of people, gets people to look beyond their self-interest and inspires people to reach for the improbable. Tall order.

In this presentation you will learn how:

  • Transformational leadership differs from transactional leadership
  • Transformational leadership is manifested through a strategy execution framework that leverages organizational mission, vision, and values to drive strategic objectives, which in turn define and drive programs, projects and other initiatives
  • Transformational leaders link all of this to value-creating job functions all the way down the line, in order to establish sustainable ownership for organizational success in their people.
  • The concept and practice of the Leader Within is the fuel that transforms organizations at strategic, tactical and operational levels
  • Effective Business Analysis is a key enabler for all of the above.


Mackenzie Investments
180 Simcoe Street

Toronto, ON
(University & Queen)

180 Simcoe is Immediately behind 180 Queen

Event Details

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Time: 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Registration & Networking: 6:00 – 6:30 pm
Presentation: 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Networking: 7:30 - 8:15 pm

Ground Floor

180 Simcoe Street, Toronto, ON


Jason Questor
Managing Partner, Programs & Practices

Jason Questor is an accomplished executive leader with over 30 years success in business management, immersion instructor led and e-learning systems development and delivery, portfolio, program and product management, information technology, marketing communications, and brand management. Jason has founded, developed and led high performance departments and teams in each of these areas. As Founding and Managing Partner – Programs and Practices for ACHIEVEBLUE Corporation, Jason provides executive strategic and tactical consulting in organizational culture assessment and alignment with strategy, leadership and management excellence, performance optimization, business analysis and program/project management. He has authored executive and management level training programs across this mandate.

Jason’s passion for effective business solutions and a highly consultative coaching and training style have enabled effective and transformational work for global private sector market leading organizations including Bell, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems, Cisco Systems, Deloitte, Hatch, Liberty Mutual Insurance, RBC, Wardrop Engineering and UPS. Work with government agencies includes the Canada Revenue Agency, the BC Ministry of Government Services, Ministry of Finance – The Government of the Bahamas, the US Mint, the US Navy Air Command, the US Army Corps of Engineers and the US Department of Energy  Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Jason served as Founding President of the Toronto Chapter of IIBA, Editor for The Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge version 2.0, and a contributor for version 3.0.

Event Partner

We thank Mackenzie Investments for generously providing space for this month's meeting.

By registering to attend this event you agree to be photographed / video recorded during this session. IIBA Toronto  reserves the right to publish any photograph/video taken at this event and distribute it on print and web media for promotion and advertising, without expressed consent of those individuals included in the photograph / video.

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