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About Us

Denise McIntyre - President, The Learning Edge
Denise McIntyre - Founder & President, The Learning Edge Inc.

The Learning Edge Inc. is a Canadian based learning and development firm. The Learning Edge's training programs are presented to organizations who wish to have a solution customized to meet their specific needs. Our firm offers a broad range of business solutions through an extensive network of professionals quailed in their related work field. They have the expertise and experience that offers our clients the best possible learning and development solutions.

Denise McIntyre is the founder and President of The Learning Edge. Denise started this business in 1994, and for more than 22 years has worked extensively with clients in Canada and the United States. The Learning Edge’s model is brokering training and consulting services through a network of professionals. Denise also facilitates training and coaching sessions. With almost 30 years experience in the training and consulting industry, Denise and her team are positioned to address a broad range of business solutions.

In addition to her formal education, Denise continues to enhance her business and facilitation skills through new certification programs. Denise’s priority is to always be at the edge of innovative solutions available in the marketplace.

Being an entrepreneur is a great fit for Denise in that she can partner with a diverse client group on a long term basis to really understand their needs and recommend timely interventions. Denise’s 8 year term as Manager, Business Training and Consulting with Business Development Bank of Canada gave her a great springboard to launch her own business with confidence.

Denise is passionate about making a positive difference for individuals and organizations. She is committed to being a reliable partner to assist managers, staff and the organization realize its potential.

Certifications:
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
The 4 Roles of Leadership
Everything DiSC
The Five Behaviours of a Cohesive Team
30+ years experience coaching managers and leaders to create action plans to address results of their 360 assessments
Integer Leadership Institute, Philadelphia for the Leadership Development Process, which is a 12-15 month leadership program consisting of training and coaching

Specialties: Teambuilding, Leadership, Management, Supervisory, 360 Assessments, Employee Engagement Surveys, Communications

Testimonials for The Learning Edge

  • Our participants were “blown away” by how open and sharing Denise was of her tacit knowledge, tips, and tools – her trade secrets from working with DiSC profiles for so long. We have found Denise to be totally engaged in making our partnership work, she is highly responsive, and it is just like having another person on our own team.

    Donna BaileyDirector, Client Solutions and Research, CUSOURCE
  • Anytime I have reached out to Denise and her team they have answered with a customized solution in areas like leadership, team building, individual coaching and self-development from 363 assessments. I believe the opportunity I have had to work with Denise and her team over the past many years has greatly influenced the leader I am today.

    Kara MarchandDirector of Finance, First Nations University of Canada
  • Denise’s enthusiastic engagement with her trainees compels you to look for ways to influence your performance. This is a specialized skill that Dense delivers with her coaching expertise.The whole process from start to finish was superb and will be a massive help to me going forward in my consulting business.

    Edwina BatemanCEO, Avail Human Resource Services Inc.
  • The Learning Edge will go above and beyond to ensure success for every organization they work with, always talking service to a higher level! The Learning Edge has my unqualified professional endorsement and my deep personal respect.

    Doreen BakerCorporate Trainer, Farmers Edge
  • s a member of middle-management team in a manufacturing industry, I’m so impressed with how practical and impactful the learnings were.

    Lindsay HayterHuman Resources Manager, Hayter's Farm

Solutions

  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® , Behavioural Style - based

    Based on the work of Patrick Lencioni’s international best-seller The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team® Powered by Everything DiSC® helps teams apply The Five Behaviors™ model of Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability, and Results to drive team effectiveness and productivity. The program uses Everything DiSC, a tool that helps build effective team communication and relationships, to help participants understand their individual DiSC® style and discover how each style brings value to the team.


    The program includes:

    Flexible Facilitation: 7 modules with over 40 minutes of video and annotated facilitator reports. - -Choose the One-Day Facilitation Program or Three-Day Facilitation Program
    Individual Profiles, participant handouts, take-away cards and activities
    Podcasts, online resources, and a research report
    Progress Reports and an Annotated Team Report for the Facilitator

Facilitator Accreditation

Choose a workplace personality assessment:

The Five Behaviors Of A Cohesive Team™

Powered by Everything DiSC®

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is a unique learning experience. Participants can become emotional. The team leader can be defensive. Timelines and scripts can get thrown out the window. As a facilitator, you can influence whether a team sees an uncomfortable moment through or misses out on the opportunity to grow.

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Facilitator Accreditation is a blended-learning course that will help you gain confidence, credential, and expertise as a consultant and facilitator of this very powerful team-improvement program.

Learn how to navigate unexpected and challenging conversations. Develop instincts for when to stick to the agenda and when to improvise, when to let a debate play out and when to cut it short. This course will prepare you for any situation!

This program Includes:

  • 5-week course plus pre-work
  • Weekly 90-minute instructor-led sessions
  • Access to learning resources online
  • Access to The Five Dysfunctions of a Team eBook

Accreditation will be granted upon completion of the Wiley course and passing of the accompanying exam. Accreditation is valid for two years at which point you have the option to renew.

Start your journey toward building your confidence and competence in effectively delivering The Five Behaviors program!

Upcoming Classes

  • July 16 – August 23, 2018

    Monday live sessions begin July 23, 2018
  • September 18 – October 23, 2018

    Tuesday live sessions begin September 25, 2018
  • October 25 – November 29, 2018

    Thursday live sessions begin November 1, 2018
  • November 06 – December 11, 2018

    Tuesday live sessions begin November 13, 2018
Take the next step!
Accreditation

The Five Behaviors Of A Cohesive Team™

Powered by All Types™

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is a unique learning experience. Participants can become emotional. The team leader can be defensive. Timelines and scripts can get thrown out the window. As a facilitator, you can influence whether a team sees an uncomfortable moment through or misses out on the opportunity to grow.

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Facilitator Accreditation is a blended-learning course that will help you gain confidence, credential, and expertise as a consultant and facilitator of this very powerful team-improvement program.

Learn how to navigate unexpected and challenging conversations. Develop instincts for when to stick to the agenda and when to improvise, when to let a debate play out and when to cut it short. This course will prepare you for any situation!

This program Includes:

  • 5-week course plus pre-work
  • Weekly 90-minute instructor-led sessions
  • Access to learning resources online
  • Access to The Five Dysfunctions of a Team eBook

Accreditation will be granted upon completion of the Wiley course and passing of the accompanying exam. Accreditation is valid for two years at which point you have the option to renew.

Start your journey toward building your confidence and competence in effectively delivering The Five Behaviors program!

Upcoming Classes

Take the next step!
Accreditation

Showcases

Be my guest at The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team showcase. Take an in-depth look into the program’s organizational impact and experience activities from the program. You’ll also receive an ebook of The Five Dysfunctions of Team. Select a city below to learn more.
 

Featured Skills

  • Teambuilding
  • Leadership Development
  • Management Development
  • Supervisory Development
  • 360 Assessments
  • Employee Engagement Surveys
  • Communication
  • Executive Coaching
  • Change Management
  • Strategic Planning
  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™

    has a simple goal: To help people discover how to build a truly cohesive and effective team. Based on Patrick Lencioni’s internationally best-selling leadership fable The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, this assessment-based program focuses on putting The Five Behaviors™ model into practice.

    Five Behaviors
  • A productive, high functioning team
    • Establishes Trust between team members
    • Engages in Conflict around ideas
    • Commits to decisions
    • Holds team members Accountable
    • Focuses on achieving collective Results
    • Is more fun to be on!
    Five Behaviors
  • The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™

    has a simple goal: To help people discover how to build a truly cohesive and effective team. Based on Patrick Lencioni’s internationally best-selling leadership fable The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, this assessment-based program focuses on putting The Five Behaviors™ model into practice.

  • A productive, high functioning team

    Establishes Trust between team members Engages in Conflict around ideas Commits to decisions Holds team members Accountable Focuses on achieving collective Results Is more fun to be on!

Credentials

  • Authorized Partner - The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™
  • Authorized Partner - Everything DiSC