Professional Speaking

Gordon Sheppard will inspire your audience to take action (while he helps them laugh and learn)!

Professional Speaker

Make Your Event Memorable!

If you want a dynamic, entertaining speaker who offers the practical insights your audience needs to take action, then hire Gord.

Gordon Sheppard is a an experienced professional speaker who brings more than 25 years of leadership development, strategic management, facilitation and marketing experience to every engagement.

So if you want a high-impact speaker who will help you audience to laugh and learn, then Gord is a great choice.

 

Gordon Sheppard - Business Expert Solutions - Training and Workshops

Presentation Topics

How To Build An Effective Organization Plan

Effective Meetings For Professionals

How To Build A Strategic Plan

Conflict Management

Online Course Creation Workshop

Custom Workshops Available

Gord's Presentations

Gord’s presentations help leaders gain the skills and confidence they need to grow their businesses.

How To Build An Effective Organization Plan

This workshop will help senior leaders understand the importance of building a detailed organization plan.

Not only will this workshop help leaders to acknowledge what they are doing well, but they will also gain insights into areas of need, so they can then prioritize the steps they need to take to make their organizations successful.

Key learnings include:

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Business Expert Solutions - Consulting
“I enjoyed this event and took away several nuggets that I can implement into my meeting structure to create some quick wins in facilitating efficient and effective meetings."
Effective Meetings Professional Development Workshop - Darren Crawford
Darren Crawford
Care Manager - Alberta Health

The Effective Meetings Professional Development Workshop

This workshop will help you and your team gain the skills and confidence you need to run more productive (and profitable) meetings. 

Based on the proven 10-Step System in Gordon Sheppard’s book titled the ‘Meeting Leadership Solution,’ in this workshop you’ll learn:

Workshop Details:

  • Your instructor is Gordon Sheppard, who has 25+ years of experience, an MBA and Prosci Change Management Certification
  • Incudes a 38-page workbook
  • Includes certificate of completion
  • This workshop is suitable for senior leaders, managers and front line workers

Available Online

Our Online Workshops are highly interactive, and a great way to help you and your team build your skills

In-Person

Our In-Person Workshops are hands-on, practical and a great way to improve overall team communication.

Conflict Management Professional Development Workshop

Gordon Sheppard - Business Expert Solutions - Training and Workshops

In this engaging, interactive session, participants will gain the confidence and skills they need to productively manage conflict in the workplace.

The session begins with a discussion about the external and internal factors that can cause conflicts during projects (e.g. inflation, family issues etc.).

Then participants will learn about how they react under stress and how become more self-aware.

Then the practical, hands-on work begins as participants gain new listening skills, learn how to ask effective questions, and set ground rules.

Finally, everyone will participate in a role-play exercise during which each participant will get a chance to apply what they’ve learned to actually facilitate a conflict situation.

Workshop Details:

  • Your instructor is Gordon Sheppard, who has 25+ years of experience, an MBA and Prosci Change Management Certification
  • Incudes workbook
  • Includes certificate of completion
  • Suitable for managers and senior leaders including CEOs, Owners, VPs, Project Managers, Senior Managers and more

Want To Hire Gord To Speak At Your Event?

Get in touch. We’d be happy to talk with you about your event needs and how to design a custom presentation that will inspire your audience.

How To Build A Strategic Plan

Gord Sheppard - Leadership Coach, Facilitator, Organization Consultant

In this engaging, interactive workshop, you’ll learn how to build and execute a strategic plan.

The workshop begins with learning how to understand external factors that we must consider when we’re building a plan.

Then you’ll learn how to do a SWOT analysis to help you understand your current strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.

Then you’ll learn how to craft a meaningful vision, mission and set of values.

From there you’ll learn how to identify 3 to 5 key goals. You’ll also learn how to determine the key objectives that will support each goal.

Finally, you’ll be able to craft an action plan that identifies who does what, and when they have to do it, so you can bring your strategic plan to life.

Workshop Details:

  • Your instructor is Gordon Sheppard, who has 25+ years of experience, an MBA and Prosci Change Management Certification
  • Incudes workbook
  • Includes certificate of completion
  • Suitable for managers and senior leaders including CEOs, Owners, VPs, Project Managers, Senior Managers and more
"If you would like to engage your staff or students in an interactive session, contact Gordon Sheppard. Gord will share valuable information and strategies to make your meetings worthwhile, productive and engaging."
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Marg Ralstin​
Manager - Macewan University​

Online Course Creation: A Strategic Guide For Organizations

Workbook Sep 2021

If you want to learn how to produce highly engaging online courses for your team, then this workshop is for you.

During this practical workshop you’ll gain the practical knowledge you need to successfully produce and promote online courses.

Based on the Online Course Creation 5-Step System, in this workshop you’ll learn how to:

“Working with Gordon has radically changed how I view my business and these changes are already leading to new growth for my company.”
Alex Armstrong - Testimonial - Gordon Sheppard
Alex Armstrong
Owner - Three Tall Women

Why Hire Gord
To Speak At Your Event?

Gord is passionate about helping leaders to succeed. His work is dedicated to providing them with insights and information that they can put into action.

Gord has presented across Canada and the United States for organizations including:

  • AICPA
  • APEGA
  • PMI Northern Alberta
  • Economic Developers Association of Alberta
  • Calgary and Area Medical Staff Society
  • CPHR Alberta
  • MARCOM
  • University of Alberta
  • King’s University
  • Concordia University
  • Burman University
  • Rotary District 5360
  • Alberta Girl Guides
  • ATB Financial
  • APC – Administrative Professionals Conference and more

Gord is the CEO of Business Expert Solutions Inc., a company that helps business leaders improve themselves while they grow their businesses.

He offers Leadership Coaching, Facilitation and Business Consulting services.

He also has a MBA from the University of Alberta, a Bachelor’s Degree in Drama and Prosci Change Management Certification.

Gord has worked successfully with CEOs, Executives, Managers, Employees, Students and Volunteers across all sectors.

You can hire Gord to facilitate difficult conversations, help you build your organization strategy, teach you how to produce and market online courses, do leadership development, coach your team, speak at your event, do a customized meeting improvement workshop and more.

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Get Started Today!

Book a call with Gord to learn more about he can help you make your next event more memorable.

Want A Custom Presentation?

Gordon Sheppard has successfully presented on a wide variety of business topics.

So if there is a business topic that you would like to cover at your next event, then get in touch with Gord to see how he can help.

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