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Kamloops, British Columbia – The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce

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615 Victoria Street, Kamloops, British Columbia V2C 2B3 Canada
250-372-7722

Upcoming Events

April 2017

Conflict Resolution Skills

Apr 28, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 220.00 (regular rate)
Trainer: Alana Abramson

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...

May 2017

De-escalating Potentially Violent Situations™

May 11, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Trainer: Alana Abramson
Offered through Crisis and Trauma Resource Institute Inc. 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 workshop is designed to teach people to de-escalate potentially violent situations through assertiveness and interpersonal communication. Learn more...
June 2017

Dealing with Difficult People

Jun 14, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 198.00 (*early rate) 220.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires May 24, 2017
Trainer: Alana Abramson

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...

October 2017

Management and Supervision – The Crucial Skills

Oct 27, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 249.00 (*early rate) 279.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires October 06, 2017
Trainer: Alana Abramson

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...

November 2017

Assertive Communication

Nov 10, 2017 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: 209.00 (*early rate) 235.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires October 20, 2017
Trainer: Alana Abramson

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

Time Management

Nov 27, 2017 (9 AM - 12 PM)
Price: 139.00 (*early rate) 155.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires November 06, 2017
Trainer: Alana Abramson

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...

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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.