Effective leadership is essential for any healthcare organization; to promote a positive culture, enhance the quality of patient care, and ensure the success of the organization. This Leadership Development Impact Assessment (LDI) Toolkit lists four main steps to evaluate a program’s ROI and includes guidelines, tools, and examples of how to use. Complete the needs assessment below to find out if your organization is ready to implement this toolkit.

Laying the Foundation – Determining the levels of program evaluation, and developing or reviewing the program objectives.

Evaluating Impact – Addressing and isolating the tangible and intangible benefits that are directly from the program.

Assessing Outcomes – Determining the types of personal and organizational metrics that need to be measured.

Determining the ROI – Providing the formula to calculate the ROI which is an ultimate measure and a profitability ratio for evaluating the efficiency of a program.

Why use the LDI Toolkit?

The toolkit is:

  • Evidence-based
  • Simple to use
  • Customized to different clients and programs
  • Cost effective
  • Reliability and validity tested
  • Tailored for health leadership

Levels and Non-partner member Pricing

Free to CHLNet partner members

LEVEL ONE $3,000

  • Online LDI Toolkit and a 15 minute introductory webinar
  • Orientation webinar (1.5 hrs)

LEVEL TWO $4,000

  • Online LDI Toolkit and a 15 minute introductory webinar
  • Orientation webinar (1.5 hrs) and virtual consultation support (1.5 hrs)


  • Online LDI Toolkit and a 15 minute introductory webinar
  • Orientation webinar (1.5 hrs); a virtual consultation support (1.5 hrs); and additional in-person or virtual support (7 hrs)


In 2015, member partners and the CHLNet Research & Evaluation Working Group, established a project to design a leadership development impact assessment toolkit, under the auspices of a ROI steering group. A scoping review guided this evidence informed effort. The LDI toolkit is the result of that work, developed with the help of ROI institute Canada and 12 other partners who contributed in-kind and financial contributions.

Accreditation Canada, Alberta Health Services, Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement, Canadian College of Health Leaders, Canadian Institute for Health Information, Canadian Medical Protective Association, Canadian Nurses Association, Canadian Society of Physician Leaders, George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation, HealthCareCAN, Joule Inc. (a CMA Company), Ontario Hospital Association, ROI Institute Canada, and the University of Ottawa.

If you have questions about the needs assessment or the Leadership Development Impact Assessment Toolkit, please contact us at programs@cchl-ccls.ca