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relate these practical techniques to their own circumstances and managerial or supervisory challenges.
Facilitator: Cheryl Fitzpatrick
Length: 2 days
Date: Mon, Oct 15 and Tue, Oct 16, 2018 or Thu, Jan 17 and Fri, Jan 18, 2019 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $595 + applicable taxes
Performance Management II:
Fostering Change Resilience
“We get started and then things change again! People are wearing out!” What do you do when there’s too much change?
This activity based workshop applies and practises targeted, situational management methods to moderate stress and maintain organizational focus in work teams, regardless of shifting priorities and constant change. We will explore change-centered motivation, message reframing, pre-emptive stress management, milestone staging, compliance monitoring and resistance management. Students will relate these effective methods to their own managerial or supervisory change challenges.
Facilitator: Cheryl Fitzpatrick
Length: 2 days
Date: Mon, Oct 29 and Tue, Oct 30, 2018 or Thu, Feb 21 and Fri, Feb 22, 2019
Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $595 + 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.
Facilitator: Doug Kerr
Length: 2 days or 4 weeks (ONLINE)
Date: Thu, Jan 17 and Fri, Jan 18, 2019 or Mon, Mar 11 to Sun, Apr 7, 2019 (ONLINE)
Time: 9am-4:30pm or asynchronous (ONLINE) Cost: $549 + applicable taxes or $499 + applicable taxes (ONLINE)
Program Planning
& Evaluation
This course builds increased capacity in a manager to monitor and evaluate human service programs using processes of stakeholder engagement, inquiry, reflection and action to operate and optimize the performance of their programs. The course goes beyond the use of traditional monitoring and evaluation approaches to include principles of developmental evaluation. Developmental evaluation brings inquiry and systems thinking to support innovation and adaptation of program processes so
as to more successfully move initiatives towards intended objectives and goals.
Facilitator: Various
Length: 4 weeks (ONLINE)
Date: Please refer to website for dates Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $495 + applicable taxes
Project Management Essentials
This dynamic two-day course blends the
art and science of project management enabling team members to deliver projects on time, on budget and in scope. Learn about project management from “concept to cash” from initial contemplation of a project to realizing its benefits through successful implementation. This course provides a solid understanding of the terminology, processes and knowledge areas of project management, with methods for engaging and optimizing team resources for great results.
Facilitator: Dale Christenson Length: 2 days
Date: Mon, Jan 7 and Tue, Jan 8, 2019 Time: Asynchronous
Cost: $549 + applicable taxes
Promoting Healthy
Using a wellness model to highlight the areas for a sustainable work life, we will draw from the evidence in the fields of neuroscience, human behaviour and physical performance. With this understanding, we can identify strategies for daily practice
that will balance a healthy body and brain. Identifying the indicators and determinants of distress within the workplace can help you design personal and organizational
practices to increase resiliency for health. The learnings in this course are experiential in nature, followed by a case study approach to put it all together and confidently take these resources into work and life.
Facilitator: Tanis Farish Length: 2.5 hours
Date: Fri, Oct 19, 2018
Time: 1:30pm-4pm
Cost: $129 + applicable taxes
Refining the Selection Process in Hiring & Succession Management Research conducted by Bersin and Associates on the Science and Strategy of
Fit revealed that successful organizations do not only practice great management, they also learn how to make great hiring decisions for the business and for individual roles. Conclusively, success starts with a well-defined and refined selection process. Over the course of this two-day intensive workshop, you will learn about fit and job success formulas; the value of suitability in an eligibility-focused selection culture; and how to use software in an engaging and hands-on approach.
Facilitator: Pia Molina Bejar Length: 2 days
Date: Thu, Nov 1 and Fri, Nov 2, 2018 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $495 + applicable taxes
Resilience & Change:
Building Personal, Team,
& Cultural Resilience
Resilience is the capacity to meet, respond to and recover from the inevitable challenges
of work and life. Those who demonstrate resilience discover growth and positive transformation in the wake of change.
In today’s complex and ever-changing world, developing the competency of resilience
is foundational for healthy individuals, teams and organizations. This one-day, highly experiential course reveals the best- practices, tools and skills for meeting change with increased resilience.
Facilitator: Patricia Galaczy Length: 1 day
Date: Mon, Feb 4, 2019 Time: 9am-4:30pm
Cost: $325 + applicable taxes
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