Workshops & Training

The Ranson Group has delivered workshops on a wide range of topics for both teams & individuals. An expert facilitator, Sharon Ranson leads peer mentoring groups, strategy sessions & team building sessions. A popular speaker, Sharon is a keynote speaker at various events & gives workshops on a variety of topics. She was honoured to give the convocation address to the Queen’s Commerce Class of 2012. A list of topics covered is highlighted below.


  • How to Build an Effective Board
  • Consensus Building
  • The Difference Between Governance & Advisory Boards
  • Director’s Responsibilities & Decision-Making (on behalf of Canadian Board Diversity Council)
  • Governance for Board Members (on behalf of Canadian Board Diversity Council)



  • Team Effectiveness Sessions (customized to fit client needs)
  • Team Strategy Sessions (customized to fit client needs)
  • Establishing & Sustaining Good Practices in Business Development (single workshop or 4-part series)
  • Establish Vision, Values & Mission for Your Team
  • Building High Performance Teams (using Team Management Systems Profiles)
  • The Ins & Outs of Managing Performance Effectively



  • Maximize Your Strengths
  • Connecting Vision to Action (includes goal setting)
  • What Next? Reinventing Yourself Professionally & Personally
  • Communications & Finance (Adjunct Professor, Master of Finance, School of Business, Queen’s University)
  • Facilitator for WXNWisdom Peer Mentoring Groups



  • Convocation Address, School of Business, Queen’s University, Class of 2012
  • Ontario Women’s MBA Summit, November 2011
  • Get on Board – Roles & Responsibilities of a Director, Schulich Alumni, April 2011



  • Canadian Board Diversity Council, Get On Board Program
  • Executive Round Table, Getting On Boards


For a motivating workshop, team training session or inspirational keynote speaker, contact The Ranson Group.