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Eric Stutzman, Managing Director


As Managing Director of ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance, Eric provides the overall direction for the development and delivery of ACHIEVE’s workshops and services. He has provided leadership in the field of conflict resolution and mediation since completing a degree in Sociology with a focus on mediation and peacemaking. Eric is currently President of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Manitoba, and has worked as an administrator, board chair, senior mediator, trainer and lead negotiator for other organizations in various parts of Canada. He believes that the best leaders and employees turn their minds first to listening with curiosity. Eric is the author of many of ACHIEVE’s workshops including Management and Supervision, Coaching Strategies for Leaders and Dealing with Difficult People.  He is a gifted trainer who makes training material come alive for participants through humour and real world application.

Upcoming Events

June 2017

Dealing with Difficult People Live Webinar

Jun 20, 2017 (1 PM - 2 PM Central Time)
Price: 32.00 (*early rate) 39.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires June 06, 2017

Everyone encounters difficult people on a regular basis and typically conversations with them leave people feeling frustrated, stressed, angry and tired. This webinar will analyze what is happening in those exchanges and demonstrate how people can adapt their strategies to bring about more productive conversations with those they find difficult. The effect of intervention styles will be explored, in particular, how different styles interact with each other. Learn more...

October 2017

Leading Through Conflict

Oct 25, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 249.00 (*early rate) 279.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires October 04, 2017

This workshop will challenge you to think critically about your role in leading through conflict.  Join other leaders, human resource professionals and conflict management professionals as we explore tools and strategies for leading through conflict with clarity, understanding and insight. You will learn to use conflict analysis tools to understand complex interpersonal dynamics and team tension so that you can make informed choices for where and when to intervene in a conflict. Learn more...

December 2017

Management and Supervision – The Crucial Skills

Dec 06, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 249.00 (*early rate) 279.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires November 15, 2017

One of the most difficult and often overlooked aspects of moving into a supervisory or management position is developing the skills necessary to truly manage people. Like all skills, management skills must be learned. This workshop presents the crucial skills for managing employment relationships from beginning to end, with particular focus on hiring and performance management. Learn more...

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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 AM and conclude around 4:00 PM. Please arrive between 8:30 and 9:00 AM 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 PM.

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled 7 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 7 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 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 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 Credit

Workshop participants receive a certificate indicating credits awarded based on the length and completion of the workshop.  A two day workshop earns 12 Continuing Education hours and a one day workshop earns 6 hours.   While many associations and licensing bodies accept ACHIEVE workshops for Continuing Education Credit, questions about approval should be directed to the specific association or licensing body you are requesting the credits for.