Are you relying on someone else to manage your career? Don't! In today's
workplace, knowing how to proactively manage your own career and choose
your career paths is the key to success. This interactive one- day workshop
presents you with tools, tips and strategies to help you not only manage
your next career step, but also achieve your future career goals.
Patti Connolly, B.A. PD/AD CHRP
Patti Connolly CHRP, is a key partner with Connolly Verburgh Consulting
Group. Ms. Connolly's background includes managing her own consulting
practice, HR on the Go, working as a senior consultant with one of Canada's
largest consulting firms and over 20 years human resource experience.
Supervisor, leader, coach, boss - what do all these titles mean? Learn
how to differentiate these roles and their corresponding responsibilities
to make it easier for you to apply the appropriate skills in any given
situation. Explore your supervisory responsibilities and go back to
work armed with practical skills and ideas for effectively motivating,
delegating and managing employee performance. New to the supervisory
role? We'll spend some time delving into the transition from being a
worker to becoming a leader and provide you with some useful tips and
techniques for acclimatizing to your new position.
Michele Brown, CHRP
Michele Brown is a Workplace Learning Specialist and a Certified Human
Resources Professional with over 25 years experience in business. Michele
is a dynamic speaker and a resourceful teacher. She is committed to
ensuring participants enjoy a positive learning experience and that
they acquire practical skills directly relevant to their jobs. She uses
her experience in real-life business situations to provide colorful
and realistic examples participants can relate to.
Writing effective reports conveys your ability to share detailed
technical information in a logical format that demonstrates clarity
and simplicity. Your writing speaks volumes about the way you conduct
business through the written word. You will look at writing in the active
voice; punctuation, twenty essential grammar tips, report writing layout
and techniques for overcoming writer's block.
Yvonne Bridges is an entrepreneur and master trainer specializing in
corporate and employee development solutions. Yvonne's dedication to
providing practical information that can be directly applied on the
job has earned solid reviews from her program participants. She works
successfully with clients in a variety of business sectors and across
all levels of staff. Yvonne's areas of training expertise include: business
writing, technical writing, interpersonal communication, life management,
presentation skills, problem solving, change management and others.
We all negotiate all the time. Whether it is to be the lead engineer
on a project, advocating for a smoke free workplace or debating the
appropriate bedtime for your 8 year old
all negotiation has the
same critical elements: strategy and skill. Explore the negotiation
process and the three possible outcomes. Learn negotiation styles and
how to create and claim maximum value. Negotiation is creative problem
it is a powerful tool. Using it effectively will help you
influence others and enhance your own personal success.
Debora is president of ideaWorks Inc. Leadership Management Systems
- a personal and professional development company that focuses on business
development, leadership coaching and management training at the key
levels in organizations. Her personal leadership style, strong business
acumen and a team of exceptional individuals has combined to make ideaWorks
Inc. one of the leading development companies in Western Canada.
SELF & IDEAS
Today, more than ever, individuals need to sell their skills and talents
to the organization they work for. Possessing the mindset of an 'intrepreneur'
creates the opportunity for you to sell yourself and your ideas. In
this workshop you will learn the high performance behaviors that accompany
this skill set. Being able to demonstrate your worth as an employee,
a team player and a champion of your organization will bring you greater
Debora Rothermel (See above)
Mark Twain once said, "Everybody talks about the weather, but
nobody does anything about it!" The same can be said about 'success'.
Everyone talks about it, but few set any definite plans and goals to
bring their success to reality. Attaining the success you want in life
- in every area of life- requires more than day dreaming, desire and
even hard work. It requires the act of Goal Setting. This workshop explores
the five facets necessary to become a master goal setter - and in turn,
shows you how to become the master of your own destiny.
Debora Rothermel (See above)
Discuss the experience requirements necessary for licensure as a
Professional Member in Alberta. This will include information on the
type of documentation necessary to support the application for registration
as well as the type and elements of experience the Board of Examiners
will be looking for. There will also be discussion on the Professional
Mark Tokarik, P.Eng. LLB.
Mark Tokarik, graduated with a BE in Civil Engineering from the U of
Saskatchewan in 1981, followed by a Bachelors degree in Law from the
U of Sask. in 1989. He practiced as a Structural Design Engineer with
a consulting firm in Saskatchewan for a number of years. He also practiced
Law for a number of years before joining APEGGA in April 1999. He is
presently the Director of Registration working closely with Board of
Examiners on registration-related matters.