BY NANCY TOTH, MA
Professional Development Manager
APEGGA’s first-ever September Professional Development
Day last month featured four seminar choices and a luncheon
speaker. A great success, this new event was repeated in
Calgary just after The PEGG’s deadline.
There’s still time to register for the traditional
November PD Days, slated for Nov. 9 in Edmonton and Nov.
22 in Calgary. The days feature a variety of PD opportunities.
Find out about climate change and its Alberta implications
in a day-long series of lectures. Improve your bottom line
by learning about building better business relationships
from Alberta’s own expert, Joanne Blake.
The Technical Sales Force
Alice Wheaton, MA, helps September
PD Day participants become more effective sellers
Many of you have enhanced your knowledge of project management
in seminars from the ever-popular U of C professor, Dr.
George Jergeas, P.Eng. He’s part of November PD Days
with a seminar on risk and loss management.
We’re bringing back the usually over-subscribed
presenter Katharine Bondy of the Western Leadership Centre.
Ms. Bondy, founder and president of the company, has a
bachelor’s degree in educaiton, the human resources
CHRP designation and over 14 years of experience as a training
manager. She has created and facilitated over 40 programs
on management, leadership, business development and high
performance teams, primarily for technical and entrepreneurial
Ms. Bondy has been keynote speaker and session facilitator
at conferences of consulting engineers, landscape architects,
accountants and members of the printing and graphics industry.
For our November PD event, she’ll speak on strategic
With Ms. Bondy’s help, enhance your skills in analyzing
your business environment. Learn to forecast the future
of your market sector and create a core ideology for your
company. Define a strategic direction and your competitive
advantage. Understand goal-setting and develop a master
Ms. Bondy believes that companies receive measurable returns
on their training dollars and she is willing to help achieve
those gains for you and your company.
Phone ext. 2369