Roger Cecchetto, BA

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Roger Cecchetto,


Roger Cecchetto, who has been has been part-time at George Brown since 2008, has over 25 years of leadership experience grounded in the foundations of learning and development. His most recent corporate human resources role was as senior leadership consultant and coach and he is currently the owner of a consulting firm, Dynamic Directions. A husband and father of four, Roger has designed and facilitated numerous programs, workshops and keynotes. With a commitment to always “raising the leadership bar” both professionally and personally, he has coordinated the efforts of numerous business advisory groups, project teams and corporate efforts.

His passion for life and learning, and his desire to always be a player in the game of life rather than someone who chooses to sit in the stands, have resulted in Roger’s unique facilitation style that encourages his students to focus on keeping it real, never quitting, giving back and understanding that it’s all about the people.

Academic Credentials

Human Resource Management certificate, University of Toronto, 1995

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Anthropology, University of Toronto, 1979

Areas of Specialization

Human Resource Management


Performance Management

Recruitment and Selection



Interpersonal Communication

Areas of Expertise

Leadership Coaching

Management Development

Instructional Design


Public Speaking

Performance Management

Human Resources

Employee Engagement

Influencing and Selling Skills

Talent Management

Business Relationships

Team Building

Conflict Utilization

Change Management

Strategic Planning

Case Management

Career Highlights

2008-Present – Professor, George Brown College, Centre for Business

1997-Present – President, Dynamic Directions Communications Group Inc

2004-2012 – Leadership Consultant and Coach, Workplace Safety & Insurance Board

1997-1999 – Fundraising Manager, United Way of Greater Toronto

1992-1995 – Director, Operations, Workers’ Compensation Board

1989-1992 – Manager, Training & Development, Workers’ Compensation Board

Other Activities

Corporate Coach – Leadership Alchemy

CoveyLink Licensed Facilitator – Leading at the Speed of Trust

VitalSmarts Licensed Facilitator – Influencer, Crucial Confrontations

President – Toronto Beach Rotary Club


Canadian Award for Training Excellence, New Manager Program, CSTD, 2005

Leadership Chair Campaign Recipient, United Way of Greater Toronto, 2005

Leadership Chair Campaign Recipient, United Way of Greater Toronto, 2004