Roger Cecchetto, BA

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Biography

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, Coaching, Performance Management, Recruitment and Selection, Psychology, Philosophy, Interpersonal Communication

Areas Of Expertise

Leadership Coaching, Management Development, Instructional Design, Facilitation, 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 Inc2004-2012 – 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

Awards

Canadian Award for Training Excellence, New Manager Program, CSTD, 2005 Leadership Chair Campaign Recipient, United Way of Greater Toronto, 2005Leadership Chair Campaign Recipient, United Way of Greater Toronto, 2004