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MACA School of Community Government
Public Sector Digest
McLennan Ross LLP
Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute
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Last updated on March 27, 2018.
 

ACHIEVE

Free One Minute Insight VideoBecoming a Better Leader

Meditation: Every month Achieve Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance posts a new webinar on a different topic. This month’s topic is Mediation. Some groups have adopted this FREE webinar post as a regular part of their monthly training. After watching the webinar, they gather to debrief. This creates an opportunity to discuss questions and apply the learning to their specific clients and challenges. It’s a great and efficient way to learn!

Navigating Difficult Conversations:  April 3, 2018,12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.MDT.  Whether sharing bad news with a client, providing corrective action or talking with a colleague about an uncomfortable issue, difficult conversations can be one of the most stressful and uncomfortable aspects of our lives and work. Yet the ability to handle difficult conversations respectfully and professionally is also an essential workplace skill. This webinar will review the key elements of preparing for, conducting and concluding productive difficult conversations. Click here for more information and to register.

Violence Threat Assessment – Planning and Response: April 4, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. MDT. Knowing how to respond to a threat is a tremendous challenge. After a violent incident, it is not uncommon to find that many different people were aware of clues that an attack was being planned. Yet, without the proper mechanism to gather information and assess the situation, prevention is nearly impossible. This webinar provides a communication and decision-making model to help businesses, schools, organizations and communities become proactive in their management of threats. Strategies to help you identify, assess, and manage individuals who make threats will be explored. Click here for more information and to register.

Leadership – Insights for Thinking Differently: April 16, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm MDT.  This webinar will challenge you to think critically about your approach to leadership. New and different ways of working through challenges as well as opportunities will be presented. Particular attention will be given to employee engagement and organizational health – two areas that our recent survey showed were of greatest importance to leaders and employees. This training is based on the book, The Ordinary Leader: 10 Key Insights for Building and Leading a Thriving Organization. Author and Speaker, Randy Grieser will share his own journey of leadership, and inspire you to think differently and grow as a leader. Click here for more information and to register.

Emotional Intelligence: May 4, 2018, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. MDT. Developing your Emotional Intelligence (EI) increases your ability to positively influence relationships, and to work well with others. Viewers of this webinar will learn to utilize the principles of emotional intelligence more effectively to understand, respond to and influence the emotions of others. Click here for more information and to register.

Conflict Resolution Skills: May 18, 2018, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. MDT. Conflict has many sources, including disagreements, stress, personality differences and misunderstandings. While the results of conflict impact us individually, it often has negative effects on the performance of groups. Many conflicts would not spiral out of control if people used conflict resolution techniques that are easy to learn and utilize. This webinar will teach you to understand some fundamental dynamics of conflict and equip you with tools for responding confidently when faced with situations of conflict. Click here for more information and to register.

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CAMA

CAO Performance Evaluation Toolkit : This 20 minute video is posted on YouTube and is designed to show you just how easy the evaluation toolkit is to use and how it can be customized and scaled to your municipality.  Click here to access the video on YouTube.  To learn more about the CAO Performance Evaluation Toolkit click here.

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Conference Board of Canada

 

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Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)

Municipal Asset Management (Online Course): April 10, 2018 to June 15, 2018, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm MST. Implementing asset management best practices can help your municipality save money and make the most of its infrastructure. Are you interested in learning what asset management is, how to use asset information and records, and how to create an asset management plan?  Sign up by March 30, 2018 for an online asset management certificate course to help you develop your asset management skills while using data from your own municipality. This 8-week course, delivered by National Asset Management Strategy Canada (NAMS Canada), is offered from April to June, 2018. Click here for more information and to register.

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HR Downloads

Feeling Holidazed? Managing Employee Vacations: April 19, 2018, 2:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Managing vacation time and pay is not always as straightforward as it seems. Ensuring employees receive the vacation pay and time they are entitled to, while meeting the organization’s staffing needs, is a challenge many organizations face. Proper planning and knowledge of employment standards are essential, and making use of best practice procedures can help. Join HR Downloads for a FREE webinar and learn how you can manage your employee vacations in Ontario and beyond.  Click here for more information and to register.

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MACA School of Community Government

Launch of MACA’s Distance Learning Platform - August 22, 2017

Information Brochure re: MACA School of Community Government's webinars: Click here to download the PDF document.

 

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Public Sector Digest

Asset Management Tools for Canadian Municipalities - Multiple dates and times available: March 21, April 12, and May 10, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. or 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. MT. In this open PSD Webinar, learn how PSD's asset management tools integrate with and enhance your municipality's asset management processes. Municipalities are in need of advanced tools to not only coordinate asset management decision-making, reporting, and implementation across departments, but also streamline and automate ongoing activities as TCA inventories are updated and assets are maintained, rehabilitated, replaced, and disposed of. PSD's suite of web-based asset management tools are designed specifically for the needs of Canada's local governments - both large and small.  Click here for more information and to register

Applications to Improve Municipal Budgeting - Session 1: Operating Plan, Salary Plan, and Reporting - Thursday April 5th,  2018,  11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. MT / Session 2: Capital Plan and Fund Manager - Thursday April 26th, 2018, 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. MT.  In this PSD open webinar series, attendees will learn how our FMW Web applications assist municipalities with financial planning and budgeting. The first webinar in the series will showcase FMW Web Operating Plan, FMW Web Salary Plan, and FMW Web Reporting. The session will include an overview of all three modules. The second session in the webinar series will present FMW Web Capital Plan and Fund Manager. Click here for more information and to register. These sessions will also be offered on May 17 and May 31, 2018.

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McLennan Ross LLP

Medical Marijuana - Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 12:00pm - 1:30pm MT: With the legalization of marijuana just around the corner, employers must increasingly contend with the issue of medical marijuana in the workplace. Since 2015, the number of registered medical marijuana clients has increased more than eightfold, creating the need to strike a balance between workplace safety and human rights. Join Dan Bokenfohr and Dan Weber for an engaging discussion of marijuana issues that employers face in light of an evolving regulatory regime. Click here for more information and to register.

 

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Crisis & Trauma Resource Institute

Violence Threat Assessment – Planning and ResponseApril 4, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. MT (1:00 - 2:00 p.m. CT).  Knowing how to respond to a threat is a tremendous challenge. After a violent incident, it is not uncommon to find that many different people were aware of clues that an attack was being planned. Yet, without the proper mechanism to gather information and assess the situation, prevention is nearly impossible. This webinar provides a communication and decision-making model to help businesses, schools, organizations and communities become proactive in their management of threats. Strategies to help you identify, assess, and manage individuals who make threats will be explored.  Click here for more information and to register.

De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations: June 6, 2018, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm MT.For those who work in an environment where there is potential for violence, it is important to develop the skills needed to defuse dangerous situations. This webinar will focus on how to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication. Participants will gain a clear understanding of how to assess the potential for violence and respond with a diverse set of interpersonal tools and strategies designed to defuse potentially violent situations. Click here for more information and to register.

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Other

A Brief introduction to CoachingOurselvesClick here any time for a recording of the webinar.

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