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Edmonton, Alberta – Holiday Inn Conference Centre

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4485 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton, Alberta T6H 5C3 Canada
780-431-1100

Upcoming Events

November 2017

Time Management

Nov 21, 2017 (9 AM - 12 PM)
Price: 155.00 (regular rate)
Trainer: Jennifer Short

Our workplaces demand productive employees, and it often feels like there is not enough time to do everything we need to. Our ability to manage time affects productivity and the quality of work we are able to produce. Developing effective skills in time management empowers us to deal with the conflicting priorities we face every day. Learn more...

December 2017

Conflict Resolution Skills

Dec 06, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 235.00 (regular rate)
Trainer: Jennifer Short

Conflict holds great potential for harm and for good. The results of unhealthy conflict impact us individually and contribute to negative group performance. Those people who master essential conflict resolution skills reduce the occurrence of negative conflict in their lives, leading to healthier, happier relationships and work environments. Learn more...

Management and Supervision – The Crucial Skills

Dec 14, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 249.00 (*early rate) 279.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires November 23, 2017
Trainer: Jennifer Short

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...

February 2018

Communication – The Essential Skills

Feb 15, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 209.00 (*early rate) 235.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires January 25, 2018
Trainer: Jennifer Short

In order to survive and thrive in the 21st century workplace, we all need to master the fundamentals of communication. Our ability to communicate is directly linked to our success in meeting our needs and those of employers, colleagues, customers and clients. In this workshop we focus on core skills for communicating with clarity in the workplace. Learn more...

Mindful Leadership

Feb 27, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 249.00 (*early rate) 279.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires February 06, 2018
Trainer: Danielle Forth

This workshop focuses on incorporating mindfulness practices into your role as a leader. Mindfulness is ultimately about becoming more conscious, more intentional and more aware of one’s inner processes. Balance in emotion and thought leads to health and well-being, and provides a rich foundation for leadership success. Learn more...

March 2018

Dealing with Difficult People

Mar 15, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 209.00 (*early rate) 235.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires February 22, 2018
Trainer: Jennifer Short

We all encounter people we find difficult. Typically conversations with them leave us feeling frustrated, stressed, angry and tired. This workshop 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. Learn more...

Coaching Strategies for Leaders – Conflict, Performance, Change

Mar 22, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 249.00 (*early rate) 279.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires March 01, 2018
Trainer: Jennifer Short

Effective leaders inspire positive growth, change and healthy work relationships. This workshop provides leaders with a set of coaching tools to bring out the best in the people they lead. It demonstrates a mindset and related skills for leading others through their personal and professional development in their working careers. Learn more...

April 2018

Mental Health Awareness and Support

Apr 09, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 209.00 (*early rate) 235.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires March 19, 2018
Trainer: Danielle Forth

Mental health concerns will directly impact one in every five people. The remaining four will know a friend, family member, co-worker or acquaintance that struggles with their mental health. This workshop is designed for any person who knows someone who has mental health concerns. Learn more...

Leadership – Insights for Thinking Differently

Apr 25, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 249.00 (*early rate) 279.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires April 04, 2018

This workshop will challenge you to think critically about your approach to leadership. Join other leaders in exploring new and different ways of working through challenges as well as opportunities, and develop new insights that will strengthen your leadership. 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. Learn more...

May 2018

Navigating Difficult Conversations

May 15, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 209.00 (*early rate) 235.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires April 24, 2018
Trainer: Danielle Forth

Whether sharing bad news with a client, providing corrective action or talking with a colleague about an uncomfortable issue, difficult conversations often take a large mental and emotional toll on all participants. In fact, having 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. Learn more...

June 2018

Management and Supervision – The Crucial Skills

Jun 06, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 249.00 (*early rate) 279.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires May 16, 2018
Trainer: Jennifer Short

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...

Personal Work Styles – Working with Differences

Jun 20, 2018 (9 AM - 12 PM)
Price: 139.00 (*early rate) 155.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires May 30, 2018
Trainer: Jennifer Short

Miscommunication caused by personality differences often leads to conflict that negatively affects both personal efficiency and the collaboration necessary for healthy teamwork. Utilizing ACHIEVE’s Personal Work Styles assessment tool and through subsequent presentation participants are equipped to understand personality styles different from their own and provided with strategies for building healthy work environments. Through fun and engaging activities, participants will learn to communicate more effectively based on their own personality strengths and the personality based preferences of others leading to…

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July 2018

Mediation – Facilitating Conflict Resolution

Jul 24 - Jul 25, 2018 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 399.00 (*early rate) 445.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires July 03, 2018
Trainer: Alan Edwards

Unresolved conflict becomes time consuming and limits the productivity of everyone. A third party facilitator may be needed to help mediate the difficult conversation for resolving the conflict when the people involved do not resolve it on their own. This skills-based workshop is designed to give participants the tools to work with disputing parties to clarify misunderstandings, identify interests and work towards options for resolving the conflict. 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, unless otherwise stated above. Our half day workshops start at 9:00 am and conclude at 12:00pm

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.