Area of Expertise
Stephen Friedman is a skilled and recognized executive coach, career coach, facilitator and educator, working in the areas of leadership and management skills development, group and team development, organizational learning and human resource management for numerous organizations and individuals. His experience with in this area spans over 25 years.
Stephen specializes in teaching management professionals about various aspects of interpersonal communication, leadership development, human resource management and group development in the workplace as well as career enhancement and development.
Stephen is an award winning member of the Faculty at the Schulich School of Business at York University since 2000, where he teaches Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Leadership and Strategy at both the BBA and MBA levels. He also teaches custom seminars in group development, coaching, performance management, and other leadership/management skills for Schulich’s Executive Education Centre.
Stephen has worked with groups and individuals from a host of industries including:
• Advertising, Marketing & Communications
• Engineering & Technology
• Packaged Goods
• Real Estate
• Financial Services
• Media, Digital Media and Broadcasting
• Municipal and Provincial Governments
• Health Care & Social Services
• Utilities & Mining
• Charitable Organizations
• Non-profit Organizations
Stephen’s casual and affable delivery style immediately puts his participants at ease and sets a unique interactive and engaging tone which has made him a sought after and repeat facilitator and coach for numerous organizations across Canada. Stephen specializes in coaching, group facilitation, training, instructional design and delivery of corporate education and development programs. Using an energetic and highly experiential delivery, Stephen establishes achievable goals and objectives, strategically involving the participants in the delivery and discovery process. He holds an M.A. and an Honours B.A. in Psychology.
Courses TaughtUndergraduate Courses:
MGMT 4200 Business Administration and The Law
ORGS 1000 Individuals and Groups in Organizations
ORGS 2010 Organizations and their Environments
ORGS 4200 Managing Human Resources
MGMT 5150 Skills for Leadership
ORGS 5100 Organizational Behaviour
ORGS 6200 Managing Human Resources
ORGS 6720 Managing Team Dynamics