Pre-Conference Workshops

2018 Pre-conference Workshops

  October 1 & 2, 2018
Shaw Centre
Ottawa, Ontario

***Please note that this does not include conference registration***

Workshop registration fee includes continental breakfast, refreshments and lunch.  For more information or information regarding workshop space availability, please contact Megan Pelletier at 1-866-722-2362 or mpelletier@afoa.ca.

Register online below or click here to download the 2018 Pre-conference Workshops registration form.

Two Day Workshop - Monday, October 1, 2018 and Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Values and Ethics in the Indigenous Workplace
This workshop has been developed to provide participants with a broad understanding of creating and maintaining values and ethics within the Indigenous workplace. The workshop covers the following areas: business ethics; how ethics relate to Indigenous traditions; fundamentals of human resource management; how to develop a code of ethics for your organization; how the issue of ethics impacts governance and accountability; and all aspects of community and economic development activities.
Click here to register online for the 2-day workshop on Values and Ethics in the Indigenous Workplace.

One Day Workshops - Monday, October 1, 2018

Human Resources Management Essentials: Module 1 – Professional Practice
Module 1 provides an overview of the professional practice of human resources management which contributes to the success of the organization. This workshop covers the following topics: working in Indigenous environments; developing an environment that fosters effective working relationships; ethical practices; managing human resources contractors and specialists; managing client relationships; legal and legislative requirements relevant to human resources functions; and governance and compliance with legal requirements.
Click here to register online for the 1-day workshop on Human Resources Management Essentials: Module 1 - Professional Practice.

First Nations Community Governance I
This workshop on First Nations Community Governance is directed toward elected Indigenous leaders and Senior Administration staff working in First Nation communities.  It has been designed to provide a general overview of Indigenous governance concepts, as well as many practical examples and best practices to assist elected Indigenous leaders and administration staff in better understanding the roles and responsibilities of the governing body, administration and community members. Topics covered include: role of Indigenous governing bodies; local Indigenous governance structures and issues; principles of good governance; a First Nations perspective; the power of Chief and Council; tools for council meeting management; and a refresher on policy.
Click here to register online for the 1-day workshop on First Nations Community Governance.

One Day Workshops - Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Human Resources Management Essentials: Module 2 – Planning and Staffing
Module 2 provides participants with information that will enable them to enhance the planning and staffing functions within their organizations. This one-day workshop covers the following topics: human resource planning; recruitment and selection; discipline policy and process; and termination processes. Join us in an interactive and engaging session that allows ample time for discussion and application of the concepts being presented.
Click here to register online for the 1-day workshop on Human Resources Management Essentials: Module 2 - Planning and Staffing.

NEW Developing Business Plans and Funding Proposals II
This workshop builds on the Developing Business Plans and Funding Proposals I learning objectives. The key focus of this workshop will be on developing and maintaining relationships with funders; completing funding proposals; and evaluating your business plan and funding proposal(s).
Click here to register online for the 1-day workshop on Developing Business Plans and Funding Proposals II.
For more information or information regarding workshop space availability, please contact Megan Pelletier at 1-866-722-2362 or mpelletier@afoa.ca.

Contact Us

  If you have any questions about the conference, please do not hesitate to contact the Conference Secretariat or AFOA Canada.
   
  Conference Secretariat   AFOA Canada
  Registration and Program Information
Micheline Bélanger
Telephone: 819-827-5931
Toll-Free: (866) 775-1817
Email: micheline@chelsea-group.net

Sponsorship and Exhibit Information
George Rogerson
Telephone: 819-827-5168
Toll-Free: (866) 775-1816
Email: george@chelsea-group.net
  1066 Somerset Street West, Suite 301
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4T3

Tel: 613-722-5543
Toll-Free: (866) 722-2362
Fax: 613-722-3467
Email: conference@afoa.ca
       
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