Bruce Joshua

Bruce Joshua
Capstan Consulting Ltd. (external website)
English, French
Born and raised on Isle Madame in rur­al Cape Bre­ton, he now lives in the Évan­ge­line region of Prince Edward Island. He has a strong his­to­ry of com­mu­ni­ty engage­ment in areas rang­ing from lit­er­a­cy and edu­ca­tion to cul­tur­al and sports/​recreation ini­tia­tives to improve the qual­i­ty of life and access to resources and ser­vices in his com­mu­ni­ty. He has been an active vol­un­teer and a mem­ber of sev­er­al boards of direc­tors out­side his pro­fes­sion­al prac­tice as an edu­ca­tor. He earned his Bach­e­lor of Edu­ca­tion (Phys­i­cal Edu­ca­tion) from Uni­ver­sité de Monc­ton pri­or to com­menc­ing his career. He has sub­se­quent­ly , while employed full time, earned three Mas­ter of Edu­ca­tion degrees: School Admin­is­tra­tion from Uni­ver­sité de Monc­ton; Cur­ricu­lum and Instruc­tion from the Uni­ver­si­ty of New Brunswick; and, Lead­er­ship and Admin­is­tra­tion with spe­cial­i­sa­tion in Men­tal Health from St. Fran­cis Xavier Uni­ver­si­ty. He has in excess 25 years of pro­gres­sive expe­ri­ence in edu­ca­tion, includ­ing var­i­ous admin­is­tra­tive roles, and has been respon­si­ble for devel­op­ing and deliv­er­ing pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment and learn­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties at the local, region­al, provin­cial, and nation­al lev­els. He cur­rent­ly serves as an instruc­tor in the Mas­ter of Edu­ca­tion pro­gram at St. Fran­cis Xavier Uni­ver­si­ty, offer­ing the fol­low­ing cours­es: Dynam­ics of Change and Lead­er­ship and Admin­is­tra­tive The­o­ries. He has devel­oped and offered numer­ous pro­fes­sion­al devel­op­ment work­shops in areas from out­door edu­ca­tion to com­mu­ni­ty-based edu­ca­tion to mind­ful­ness, to cite a few exam­ples. He has worked with non-prof­it orga­ni­za­tions in areas of gov­er­nance, con­duct­ing effective/​efficient meet­ings, dif­fi­cult con­ver­sa­tions, recruitment/​retention/​succession plan­ning (HR), to high­light a few areas of strength. His suc­cess and ded­i­ca­tion as an ath­lete, a vol­un­teer, an edu­ca­tion pro­fes­sion­al, and an entre­pre­neur have pre­pared him to accom­pa­ny your lead­er­ship team in mov­ing for­ward and inspir­ing your staff, clients, mem­bers, and communities.

Expertise

  • Leadership
  • Human Resources
  • Governance
  • Skills Development

Workshops

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Strategic and operational planning

Are you looking to bring a new non-profit organization to life or revitalize an existing structure?

In this workshop, you will learn to shape your future with confidence and clarity.

It will allow you to fully understand the steps of setting up governance and other fundamental stages for creating a new organization. It will also help guide the transition and continuity of the organization through renewed plans.

Are you looking to bring a new non-profit organization to life or revitalize an existing structure?In this workshop, you will learn to shape your future with confidence and clarity.It will allow you to fully understand the steps of setting up governance and other fundamental stages for creating a new organization. It will also help guide the transition and continuity of the organization through renewed plans.


By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Explore and identify the core values of the organization
  • Identify a clear mission and vision that reflect the organization, its mandate, and aspirations.
  • Establish an action plan for setting up a new organization.
  • Critically assess and evaluate the mission, vision, and values of an organization.