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Date: Wed, Dec 5 to Thu, Dec 6, 2017 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $549 + applicable taxes
Developing Personal Resilience
Resilient people demonstrate greater comfort with change, are more apt to bounce back from adversity, and establish sustainable boundaries and work/life rhythms. In this experiential course,
you will explore different and insightful approaches to build resilience into your busy schedule. Learn practices that are easy to grasp, realistic to apply, and really work. You can start living a more resilient life.
Facilitator: Tammy Dewar
Length: 4 weeks
Date: Mon, Feb 12 to Sun, Mar 11, 2018 Time: Asynchronous
Cost: $499 + applicable taxes
Emotional Intelligence
in the Workplace
As the pace of change and demands increase in our work lives, our ability to handle our emotional states becomes more important. Emotional intelligence (EI) has been linked to leadership and managerial success in the workplace. This introductory course will give you a sense of how well you are currently functioning and how you can harness
EI skills to attain your professional goals.
A complete personal EI pro le (the BarOn EQ-i 2.0 ) is included.
Facilitator: Paul Mohapel Length: 1 day
Date: Fri, Mar 9, 2018 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $325 + applicable taxes
Essential Skills Series: Program Evaluation
The Essential Skills Series is a four-day workshop that equips participants to
enter and participate in the evaluation
 eld. Graduates will be able to describe
core evaluation concepts – from the uses and bene ts of evaluation through data collection to standards – and gain experience in core evaluation practices. The Essential Skills Series was completely re-designed
in 2014 by the Canadian Evaluation Society incorporating state-of-the-art thinking and modern adult learning principles. This course is geared towards individuals who are new to
evaluation. Prior knowledge of evaluation, or of social science research methods,
is not required.
Facilitators: Russell Graham and Wendy Rowe Length: 4 days
Dates: Tue, Oct 24 to Fri, Oct 27, 2017
or Tue, Apr 24 to Fri, Apr 27, 2018
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $1,199 + applicable taxes
Governance Excellence:
Aligning Expectations
Vehicles with poor wheel alignment waste energy and may even veer off the road. Governing Councils and Boards also need continuous alignment of expectations. Join appointed, elected and management colleagues from government, corporate and non-pro t agencies to develop good governance checklists, conduct regular check-ins, and implement preventive
and remedial strategies. Participants will leave the session with tools and strategies to enhance strategic, policy and service alignment in their organization.
Facilitator: Dr. Gordon A. McIntosh Length: 1 day
Date: Mon, Apr 30, 2018
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $325 + applicable taxes
Labour and Employment
Law for BC
Employment law is about knowing and appreciating all of the legal issues that
can arise in the workplace. This course will cover a foundation in the law and a practical application for a number of workplace environments and legal situations. You will be introduced to the legal basics, including employment standards, common law and human rights, workers’ compensation, and work through fact scenarios in a series of case studies.
Facilitator: Shelley Quinte Length: 1 day
Date: Thu, Nov 30, 2017 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $325 + applicable taxes
Managing Multiple and Changing Priorities
Managing time and managing stress are all about managing priorities. The days of getting it all done have been replaced by
getting the important things done.
We will never catch up again and we
need to change the way we view priorities. Workload management has replaced time management. Learn new strategies for planning, handling interruptions, responding to changing priorities, dealing with the information invasion and working positively in stressful settings. In this course, learn to work with quality time on quality tasks for quality results.
Facilitator: Brenda Robinson Length: 1 day
Date: Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $249 + applicable taxes
Mindfulness in the Workplace
Ground-breaking programs are now offering mindfulness meditation techniques to help employees deal with stress,
focus the distracted mind, and connect
more meaningfully to their work. The growing evidence in organizations and scienti c journals alike prove mindfulness
is a powerful workplace practice. This participatory and practical course will
review the most recent science, research
and application of mindfulness in the organizational context, and expertly guide participants through the practice, bene ts, tools and application of mindfulness at work.
Facilitator: Patricia Galaczy
Length: 2 days
Date: Wed, Sep 27 and Thu, Sep 28, 2017 or Thu, Apr 12 and Fri, Apr 13, 2018
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $295 + applicable taxes
Plan the Work,
Work the Plan
Establish key priorities. Write them into your work plan. Stay focused on accomplishing them. It’s that simple! A work team that is consistently focused on accomplishing key priorities and key performance indicators
is likely to be highly effective. And so,
of course, is the supervisor or manager
of that team. Learn to assess strategic
goals and how to align your team to those goals – all while taking into consideration individual objectives and performance as well as delegation commensurate with responsibilities.
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