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Wendy Loewen


Wendy Loewen, Training and Development Specialist; ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance, ACHIEVE leadership training

Wendy is the Director of Training at ACHIEVE, and the co-author of the book, The Culture Question. In her work as a mediator, speaker, and facilitator she is committed to helping organizations create dynamic and engaging places of work where people care about each other, are productive, and deliver quality services and products. She has Bachelor’s degrees in both Psychology and Education, and is currently completing a Master’s degree in Conflict Analysis and Management. Wendy is a former teacher and director of a health and social services program. She believes that learning is a dynamic and life-long endeavor and with commitment, guidance, and individualized support, this process should be enjoyable and motivating. Wendy is an engaging presenter who delivers material in a format that maximizes the learning potential for all participants.

October 2019

Assertive Communication Live Webinar

Oct 28, 2019 (1 PM - 2 PM Central Time)
Price: $ 32.99 (*early rate) $ 41.99 (regular rate)
*early rate expires October 14, 2019
Trainer:Wendy Loewen
Assertive communication workshop photo

Our communication skills and style are essential to positive and productive relations. Effective communication requires us to be clear about our own thoughts and desires, and also to be responsive to those of others. Assertive communicators express ideas and feelings in transparent, open, and direct ways – stating their needs clearly and without defensiveness.

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November 2019

Respectful Workplace – Strategies for a Healthy Environment

Nov 04, 2019 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 259.00 (*early rate) $ 299.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires October 14, 2019
Trainer:Wendy Loewen
Image of people working together happily for Respectful Workplace workshop

A respectful workplace is a prerequisite for building a healthy and successful organization. Respectful workplaces not only foster productivity, they also contribute to employee well-being. This workshop explores the components of respect and addresses individual responsibilities within the work environment. Participants will learn how to voice their expectations as well as initiate and respond to difficult conversations about disrespectful behaviour.

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Live Stream: Respectful Workplace – Strategies for a Healthy Environment

Nov 04, 2019 (9 AM - 4 PM Central Time)
Price: $ 259.00 (*early rate) $ 299.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires October 14, 2019
Trainer:Wendy Loewen
Image of people working together happily for Respectful Workplace workshop

This is a live stream event, please check our system requirements prior to registering.

A respectful workplace is a prerequisite for building a healthy and successful organization. Respectful workplaces not only foster productivity, they also contribute to employee well-being. This workshop explores the components of respect and addresses individual responsibilities within the work environment.

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Personality Differences in the Workplace Live Webinar

Nov 29, 2019 (1 PM - 2 PM Central Time)
Price: $ 32.99 (*early rate) $ 41.99 (regular rate)
*early rate expires November 15, 2019
Trainer:Wendy Loewen
Respectful workshops photo of close-up of five people hand holding colorful puzzle

Personality differences often lead to miscommunication and conflict, which affect both our personal efficiency and team health. Viewers of this webinar will learn to better understand personality styles that are different from their own. Greater awareness of personality differences leads to improved personal effectiveness and group productivity.

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December 2019

Leadership and Culture – How to Create a Workplace Where People Like to Work

Dec 02, 2019 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 259.00 (*early rate) $ 299.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires November 11, 2019
Trainer:Wendy Loewen
Photo of Business Team in office for Leadership and Culture Workshop

Based on the book, The Culture Question, this workshop provides a guide for how every organization can increase employee engagement and become a great place to work. Unfortunately, far too many people don’t like where they work. Some organizations are unhealthy and full of disrespectful behaviour.

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Leadership and Culture – How to Create a Workplace Where People Like to Work

Dec 04, 2019 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 259.00 (*early rate) $ 299.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires November 13, 2019
Trainer:Wendy Loewen
Photo of Business Team in office for Leadership and Culture Workshop

Based on the book, The Culture Question, this workshop provides a guide for how every organization can increase employee engagement and become a great place to work. Unfortunately, far too many people don’t like where they work. Some organizations are unhealthy and full of disrespectful behaviour.

Learn more...

Conflict Resolution Skills Live Webinar

Dec 19, 2019 (1 PM - 2 PM Central Time)
Price: $ 32.99 (*early rate) $ 41.99 (regular rate)
*early rate expires December 05, 2019
Trainer:Wendy Loewen
Photo of two people in locked gaze for Conflict Resolution Skills workshops, ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance

The results of unhealthy and poorly managed conflict create a negative impact for individuals and groups. Those people who master essential conflict resolution skills reduce the occurrence of negative conflict, leading to healthier, happier relationships and work environments. Many conflicts would not spiral out of control if people used conflict resolution techniques that are easy to learn and utilize.

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March 2020

Live Stream: Assertive Communication

Mar 10, 2020 (9 AM - 4 PM Central Time)
Price: $ 219.00 (*early rate) $ 249.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires February 18, 2020
Trainer:Wendy Loewen
Assertive communication workshop photo

This is a live stream event, please check our system requirements prior to registering.

Our communication skills and style are essential to positive and productive relations. Effective communication requires us to be clear about our own thoughts and desires, and also to be responsive to those of others. Assertive communicators express ideas and feelings in transparent, open, and direct ways – stating their needs clearly and without defensiveness.

Learn more...

Assertive Communication

Mar 10, 2020 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 219.00 (*early rate) $ 249.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires February 18, 2020
Trainer:Wendy Loewen
Assertive communication workshop photo

Our communication skills and style are essential to positive and productive relations. Effective communication requires us to be clear about our own thoughts and desires, and also to be responsive to those of others. Assertive communicators express ideas and feelings in transparent, open, and direct ways – stating their needs clearly and without defensiveness.

Learn more...

ACHIEVE Women in Leadership Conference

Mar 19 - Mar 20, 2020 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 499.00 (*early rate) $ 599.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires February 19, 2020
Photo of happy women for women in leadership conference

This conference focuses on the challenges, needs, and opportunities unique to women leaders. In addition to learning insights and strategies to help you become more effective in your leadership role, there will be opportunities to network, connect, and have fun. Be prepared to share your experiences and learn from women who are curious, inspirational, and engaged in their workplaces.

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Registration Information

Register early! Seating is limited.

Children and unregistered guests are not permitted in the meeting rooms.

The early registration rate is available for those participants who submit both their registration form and payment 3 weeks before the workshop.

Participants will receive a spiral bound training manual and a certificate of completion.

Workshop Schedule

The workshops start at 9:00 a.m. and conclude around 4:00 p.m. Please arrive between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m. on the first day to check in and receive a training manual. Regular breaks are scheduled throughout the day. Participants are on their own for lunch from noon to 1:00 p.m., unless otherwise stated above. Our half-day workshops start at 9:00 a.m. and conclude at 12:00 p.m.

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled seven or more days prior to the workshop are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively, you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than seven days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to attend, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify ACHIEVE of the name and email address of the alternate person who will be attending.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop fees only. Please make travel and accommodation arrangements with this in mind.

Group Registration Instructions

To register a group for a workshop, register for selected workshop, then once in shopping cart, add quantity of participants and provide names of all participants.

Continuing Education Credits

Check our Continuing Education Credit page to find out which associations and organizations accept our workshops for credit.