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WEBINAR SERIES

August 2017
“Working with Non-profit Boards” with Warren Garrett

July 7, 2017 12 noon EST
“Termination” with Brian McCurdy

May 3, 2017 12 noon EST
Managing Performance to Maximize Your Workforce

Managing performance is a critical component of employee engagement, as more and more employees have an expectation of regular feedback from their managers. This webinar focuses on how to provide continuous feedback and support, how to deliver constructive criticism, the annual review, and rewarding your best people.

April 5th, 2017 12 noon EST
Are You Protected? Strategies to Prevent and Deal with Workplace Harassment

March 1, 2017 12 noon EST
Contract Essentials: Drafting & Negotiating Contracts with Independent Contractors

Hiring independent artists and other contractors is a common activity in most cultural organizations. This webinar will help you draft and negotiate effective contracts with independent contractors to enable your organization to get the full benefit from this valuable working relationship, while protecting the organization from potential problems that might arise during the contract.

February 1, 2017 12 noon EST
A Crash Course in Recruitment: The Fundamentals of Hiring Right

Hiring the right people is crucial to meeting your organization’s objectives and the recruitment environment is changing fast! This webinar focuses on attracting top talent, best practices in the interview process, and how to hire the best person every time.

January 4, 2017 12 noon EST
Set Your Organization up for Success: The Importance of Job Descriptions

These comments by Aimé Dotigny, Director of Music at the Canada Council for the Arts, underline the importance of HR management from the Canada Council’s point of view.

December 7, 12 noon EST
Building Future Leaders Through Mentoring

An organization is only as strong as its people, particularly its leadership. This webinar will highlight mentoring as a powerful tool for managing human resources, ensuring your mentoring program leads to organizational success. We will focus on developing an effective mentoring program, building the mentoring relationship, and addressing potential problems.  

UPCOMING TOPICS

The best protection is for managers to understand their responsibilities and obligations when it comes to harassment in the workplace. This webinar offers strategies on how best to prevent and deal with harassment in the workplace, providing an overview of various types of harassment, and your legal obligations to maintain a safe working environment for all employees.

June 7th, 12 noon EST
Dealing with Challenge and Conflict in the Workplace: Strategies for Effective Conflict Resolution

Workplace conflicts can wreak havoc in terms of organizational culture and employee wellbeing. How do you deal with conflict? What are the best approaches to dealing with conflict? This webinar offers strategies to effectively handle workplace conflict, focusing on collaboration, communication skills, and dealing with difficult people.

July 5th, 12 noon EST
Managing Terminations – the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

This webinar takes you through common factors to consider when effecting terminations in your cultural organization. You will learn how to prepare for the termination meeting, termination best practices, conducting exit interviews, and how you can reduce the need to terminate employees.

August 2, 2017 12 noon EST
It’s All About Relationships: Working with Non-Profit Boards

The relationship between cultural organization Boards of directors and their managers is both fundamental and complex. Given the significant and ongoing changes in the environments in which cultural organizations must survive and thrive, the quality and stability of Board-manager relationships becomes even more salient. This webinar has been developed to support the efforts of senior managers in cultural non-profits to work effectively with their Boards.

September 6, 12 noon EST
Assuring Your Future: Succession Planning to Sustain Your Organization

Succession planning is an important tool for strengthening an organization and ensuring its future success. In this webinar, you will be introduced to succession planning models, phases in the succession process, and how you can use succession planning to prepare your organization for the future.  

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