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Find the best professional development and learning opportunities to enhance nonprofit collaboration and leadership capabilities.

We look for experts, existing learning opportunities, and new ways to create or make connections to professional development opportunities and learning events for nonprofit organizations.

We make it easy to find the best learning opportunities and events by connecting you to experts. We build relationships and partner with a variety of experts to deliver the best learning opportunities to nonprofit professionals. Browse workshops, courses, and webinars provided by our partners to build your knowledge, skills, and advance your work.

For more learning opportunities, check out our upcoming sessions and workshops, or browse other learning opportunities in communities across Alberta.

Are you an expert interested in partnering with us and/or having your opportunity featured here? Please get in touch with us.

Leader as Coach: For Nonprofits

Casey Executive Coaching offers this leadership development course in both Edmonton and Calgary

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Mentor Coach Program

Creating People Power offers this mentoring and coaching training course in Edmonton

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Accountability by Design

Accountability by Design is a program offered in the Edmonton-area for nonprofit leaders

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HR in a Box

The HR in a Box series, offered by Talent Pool, offers workshops with HR experts in Alberta communities

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Leader as Coach: For Nonprofits

Casey Executive Coaching

Explore who you are as a leader, develop your coach-approach to drive performance, and discover the exponential capacity inclusive leadership creates.

downloadIdeal for Directors and Managers, this program offers a powerful combination of three in-class learning sessions, as well as one-on-one coaching to allow for deeper leadership exploration on an individual level.

The program is offered February – March in Calgary and April – May in Edmonton.

As a cohort, you will come together to discover, discuss, and create solutions to challenges you as a leader of a non-profit are facing. Through learning who you are as a leader, building skills using a coach-approach, and engaging as an inclusive leader, you will drive the performance of your team and the success of your organization.

youngteamThis program is for you if you…

  • care passionately about what you do and want to make a difference – for your community and your team.
  • feel constantly pressured by lack of time, resources and energy to do what needs to get done.
  • are faced with staff or teams that care about the cause, but need to develop critical skills.
  • want to inspire your team with your vision, yet feel depleted by the overwhelming demands in a challenging non-profit climate.
  • desire to lead your organization in a way that creates huge impact and affects positive change.

Find out more information & register for this program.

This program qualifies for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant, which can cover approximately 60% of your course fees. If you are interested in registering for the program with the CAJG, the application process is straightforward. It can take anywhere from a month to 6 weeks to process, be sure to submit your grant application as soon as possible.

Mentor Coach Program

Creating People Power

A unique experiential learning opportunity that partners corporate leaders with nonprofit leaders.

This highly interactive program is a combination of theory, conversation, experiential learning supported by mentoring/coaching.

The program is offered March – June in Edmonton.

The program is focused on understanding yourself as a leader, your working style as well as your strengths. The classroom learning is supported by coaching with a credentialed ICF Executive Coach and practice coaching between you and your program partner.

Find out more information & register for this program.

This program qualifies for the Canada-Alberta Job Grant, which can cover approximately 60% of your course fees. If you are interested in registering for the program with the CAJG, the application process is straightforward. It can take anywhere from a month to 6 weeks to process, be sure to submit your grant application as soon as possible.

Watch this three-minute video and see what participants from the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation and Scott Builders have to share about their experience with Mentor Coach.

Accountability by Design

Creating People Power and Accountability Design invite nonprofit organizations to ignite conversations that matter. Accountability by Design is a program offered in the Edmonton-area for nonprofit leaders and is offered April through June 2018.

 

 

 

 

Accountability by Design supports nonprofit leaders as they:

  • Explore heightened awareness of the importance of personal accountability
  • Develop increased confidence in holding others accountable
  • Practical learning and accountability tools

This course is great for:

  • Leaders with direct reports
  • Leaders who seek to foster a workplace that shares a culture of accountability
  • Mid-level or senior leaders with at least three years of leadership experience

See a side by side comparison of Mentor Coach and Accountability by Design for more information about these two programs.

HR in a Box Education Series

Talent Pool

If only HR was as simple as having everything you need in a box!

Although we can’t make it that simple, Talent Pool has developed the 2017-2018 HR in a Box Series to share best practices and innovative solutions designed to help organizations of all sizes build knowledge and capacity. The series is designed for HR Professionals, Non-profit Executive Directors, and Managers who have the responsibility of overseeing their organization’s most important asset, its people.

REGISTER FOR UPCOMING SESSIONS

The HR in a Box event series consists of  different workshops with expert speakers per workshop. You can register for one workshop or the entire series.

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Fort McMurray Session Live Streams

  1. Work Force Planning
    • April 19, 2018
  2. The Cannabis Quagmire: Accommodation 2018 & Beyond
    • May 17, 2018
  3. Retention Strategies: One Size Never Fits All!
    • June 13, 2018

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Edmonton Session Live Streams

  1. The Cannabis Quagmire: Accommodations 2018 & Beyond
    • April 12, 2018

Hinton in person Session

  1. The Cannabis Quagmire: Accommodations 2018 & Beyond
    • April 12, 2018
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Lethbridge Session Live Stream

  1. Enhanced Performance Management: An Integrated Process
    • February 15, 2018
  2. Competencies/Critical Skills
    • March 14, 2018
  3. Work Force Planning
    • May 30, 2018
  4. Retention Strategies: One Size Never Fits All! 
    • June 27, 2018

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The Cannabis Quagmire: Accommodation 2018 & Beyond

With legal marijuana just around the corner, organizations and HR professionals need to find answers to troubling questions regarding usage, required policies and procedures, and eventual violations of rules. Employers need to be aware of their rights and responsibilities. 

The Myths and reality of cannabis usage in the workplace, including:

  • Types of cannabis products,
  • Uses and tolerance,
  • Medical marijuana,
  • Human rights vs privacy vs safety,
  • Recreational marijuana users,
  • Workplace readiness.

A case study – “Workplace Marijuana possession/use” will be at the care of the session.

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HOST A LIVE STREAM FOR YOUR COMMUNITY

Talent Pool has connected with us to bring great learning opportunities about human resources to your community! With a focus on sharing best practices and innovative human resources solutions, this training is beneficial to organizations of all sizes.

Volunteer Alberta members can host remote sessions, in partnership with Talent Pool, to share this valuable knowledge with other in your community network. If you are interested in bringing high quality, in-depth, and valuable human resources training to your community, please contact us

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