Sustainability Network is pleased to present our Nonprofit Leadership Seminar Series launching in early 2020 with Mikhael Bornstein.

*Please note, online participants will receive a one hour lecture and Q&A period with Mikhael Bornstein from 1:00-2:00 pm EST.

All participants will have access to a recording of the lecture for 60 days.


Session 1: Authentic Leadership for Nonprofit Leaders
January 16, 1:00-3:00 pm EST
In person (CSI Spadina, Viola Desmond Room, 3rd floor) OR Online

The research is clear, authentic leaders are effective leaders.  But, what is authentic leadership? Why is it so important for non-profit leaders?  And, how do you become a more authentic leader? In this interactive seminar you will learn the answers to all these questions, and more!

To register and find out more about Session 1 CLICK HERE.


Session 2: Effective Management for Nonprofit Leaders
February 6, 1:00-3:00 pm EST
In person (CSI Spadina, Viola Desmond Room, 3rd floor) OR Online

Effective management is the single most important driver of organizational success.  But, what do effective managers do? How do they do it? And, how can you learn to do it?  In this interactive workshop you will learn the answer to all these questions. If you want to become a more effective manager, this seminar is for you!

To register and find out more about Session 2 CLICK HERE.


Session 3: Organizational Change Management for Nonprofit Leaders
February 27, 1:00-3:00 pm EST
In person (CSI Spadina, Viola Desmond Room, 3rd floor) OR Online

Heraclitus said, “The only constant in life is change.”  While it is certainly true that we are living through an era of unprecedented change, the best non-profit leaders have the tools to successfully navigate organizational change and set up their organizations for success. If you are interested in becoming a more effective change leader, this seminar is for you!

To register and find out more about Session 3 CLICK HERE.



Session 4: Transformational Leadership for Nonprofit Leaders
March 19, 1:00-3:00 pm EST
In person (CSI Spadina, Viola Desmond Room, 3rd floor) OR Online

Transformational leadership inspires employees to unite around a common vision: increasing organizational effectiveness, developing stronger staff, and reducing employee turnover.  But, what does it mean to be a transformational leader? How can you become a transformational leader? What are the skills and traits you need to develop to become a more effective leader? In this interactive seminar you will learn the answers to all these questions, and more!

To register and find out more about Session 4 CLICK HERE.


ALL SESSIONS – To register for all 4 sessions CLICK HERE.


Having worked in the arts, health, social service, and education sectors, Mikhael Bornstein has more than twenty years of experience as a nonprofit leader. Mikhael is an AFP Master Trainer and a frequent speaker at conferences across North America. He is the Associate Director of Philanthropy at Ecojustice and teaches at George Brown College. Mikhael has a Master in Arts in Leadership Studies from Royal Roads University.