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Course Description Human Resources plays a key role in helping organizations deal with fast-changing and competitive enviroments. Hiring, leading and working with people requires a diverse and abundant skill set which must adapt with an organization’s culture and technology. Would you like a new perspective on how to manage and retain your organization’s most valuable asset? Lethbridge College is proud to present an exciting training series for anyone that needs an understanding of human resource fundamentals. It is no surprise that the success of any organization depends upon effective leaders who motivate their staff to achieve desired goals. Our knowledgeable educators will share their expertise while walking you through proven techniques and practical, real life case studies that will prepare you to jump back into your organization ready to communicate, inspire, and coach more effectively. Learn to hire, retain, and motivate the right people for your organization to meet its goals and foster an environment where people want to be. Human Resource Essentials is a four course series consisting of: Build Your Team Invest in Your Team Retain Your Team Transitions and Succession Planning for Your Team  Outcomes Upon successful completion of the Human Resource Essentials Series, you will: be able to develop a clear strategy to maximize employee performance. coach and inspire your team. utilize your newly learned skills to minimize conflict. obtain a Recognition of Participation certificate. Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/ This series is eligible for the Canada – Alberta Job Grant (CAJG), which will reimburse up to 2/3 of the costs of training for organizations that qualify. Please ensure you submit your application at least 30 days before the training course start date and include each course in the series. Only training courses that are approved before they start will be funded by the CAJG. For full details on the Canada-Alberta Job Grant and application forms, please visit: http://www.albertacanada.com/opportunity/employers/jobgrant.aspx Course materials are included.  

Start date: 11/06/2018

Tuition: $629.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

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Course Description Viable organizations need to be ready for emergencies because they are a fact of doing business. The worst plan is not to have any kind of plan at all, and the best plans are tested and adjusted so that they work over time. Fortunately, you do not need separate plans for fire, weather disasters, and all the different kinds of crises that can occur. One solid plan will help you to prevent, respond, and recover from a variety of crises. Outcomes Upon successful completion of Crisis Management Fundamentals, you will: Assign people to an appropriate crisis team role Conduct a crisis audit Establish the means for business continuity Determine how to manage incidents Help your team recover from a crisis How to apply the process Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes Course materials are included.  

PDEV-754

C01

Start date: 06/07/18

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Thu .

Tuition $295.00

Location : Instructional Building (IB) Location : 
  Instructional Building (IB).

Instructor : Variety of Instructors 

Call 403-320-3288 to register


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Course Description This complimentary workshop is designed for organizations that want to dramatically improve results by providing effective employee learning and development and/or training opportunities. The session will give participants valuable insights, knowledge and tools that can be quickly applied to support your staff, increase performance and meet organizational objectives.  Outcomes Upon successful completion of Effective Organizational Learning and Development, you will: know how to develop a Training Needs Analysis know how to develop your training program learn techniques to make training stick acquire tools to measure training results   The single biggest driver of business impact is the strength of an organization's learning culture." - Josh Bersin, Principal and Founder, Bersin by Deloitte Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes Course materials are included. Light refreshments provided.

PDEV-752

C01

Start date: 10/03/18

1 session

Days of the Week : Daily .

Tuition $0.00

Location : Technologies (TE) Location : 
  Technologies (TE).

Instructor : Stan Torrie 



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Course Description Every year hundreds of millions of dollars are paid out for discrimination and harassment charges. No wonder companies are working to be more proactive in preventing harassment. But how do you prevent harassment from occurring? What sorts of policies should be in place? What should managers do to protect their employees? And if a complaint is filed, what will we do? All of these questions (and more!) will be answered in this workshop. Outcomes Upon successful completion of Workplace Harassment, you will: Explain what is acceptable behavior in the workplace and what is not Apply the benefits of harassment training Define the various types of harassment, including sexual harassment Assist in creating a harassment policy State some ways to prevent harassment Demonstrate some ways to protect yourself from harassment Know what to do if you are harassed or accused of harassment Understand the complaint process, from the complaint to the reply, to mediation or investigation, to a solution Identify situations where mediation is appropriate, and understand how mediation works in those situations Describe appropriate solutions for a harassment incident Know what to do if a complaint is false Help your workplace return to normal after a harassment incident Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes Course materials are included.

PDEV-756

C01

Start date: 10/03/18

4 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Wed .

Tuition $449.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Variety of Instructors 



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Course Description Finding the right employees for your team is critical to success. Poor hiring decisions can be a waste of time and resources. When the need to add to the team is identified, many hiring managers don’t know where to start. As part of our Human Resource Essentials Series, the first half of this course will look at the hiring process from identifying the key skills required, to drafting the job ad and conducting the interview. We will discuss different types of interviews, draft interview questions and practice interview techniques. Once the interviews are over, what are the next steps? How do we acclimate new employees to the team? What information do new employees need? In the second section of the course we will review orientation and onboarding. We will look at practical ways to create engagement with new employees and acclimate them to your team to create a successful employment relationship. Outcomes Upon successful completion of Build Your Team, you will: recall tools and strategies to build great teams. improve the quality of talent you hire. increase morale with less staff turnover. write compelling and informative job ads. draft useful job interview questions. create a plan for onboarding new employees . Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes This course is part of the Human Resources Series, but can be taken individually as well. This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/ Course material are included.  

PDEV-721

C01

Start date: 11/06/18

2 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Thu .

Tuition $225.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Variety of Instructors 



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Course Description Did you know that 40% of employees who receive poor job training leave their positions within the first year? In this course we will discuss skills for successful coaching and when to use formal training as a way to develop your team.   Success or failure of your business can come down to the people you hire. Employees want to have clear expectations and feedback on their goals and achievements. Come explore skills on setting goals and providing feedback for your employees. Learn how to manage poor employee performance by implementing a performance improvement plan. Incorporating training that develops employees toward long-term career goals can promote greater job satisfaction. When you invest time and resources into the people you hire, you will see great dividends down the line. Outcomes Upon successful completion of Invest in Your Team, you will: understand the performance management cycle. set goals, coach and give feedback to your employees. understand when to use a performance improvement plan and how to implement it. know what to do when the performance improvement plan isn’t successful – including progressive discipline and termination. invest in your team, and reap the rewards! obtain a Recognition of Participation certificate. Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes This course is part of the Human Resources Series, but can be taken individually as well. This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/ Course materials are included.  

PDEV-722

C01

Start date: 11/13/18

2 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Thu .

Tuition $225.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Variety of Instructors 



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Course Description It is human nature to resist change. However, in today’s rapidly evolving global market, organizations must continually adapt and innovate to remain successful. Change is vital. Change management is an approach to transitioning individuals, teams, and organizations to a desired future state without serious impacts on productivity or morale. Leading and Managing Change is a one-day course designed to prepare leaders to initiate and drive change in their organization. This course will allow you to gain a practical framework for successfully navigating all stages of the change process. You will leave with the tools required to recognize and support emotional reactions to change while keeping your team, and yourself, focused, healthy, and productive. Outcomes Upon successful completion of Leading and Managing Change, you will: identify and address the psychological and emotional response to change. initiate and drive change within your workplace. manage and implement change within your organization successfully. overcome resistance in order to change yourself and others. obtain a Recognition of Participation certificate. Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes Course materials are included. This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/

PDEV-130

C01

Start date: 11/19/18

2 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Mon .

Tuition $225.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Kimberly Lyall 



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Course Description Engaged employees are likely to perform better and stay longer than employees who are not engaged. In this course, we will examine engagement and ways to identify disengagement.  As part of our Human Resource Essentials Series, the first half of this course will discuss strategies to build trust and approach employees who are disengaged with the goal of increasing overall engagement. In the second part of this course, we will look at recognition and compensation – two topics that can have a big impact on employee engagement.  Develop strategies to build a culture of recognition in your workplace. Come explore different compensation strategies and practice the skills necessary to have open compensation conversations with employees. Outcomes Upon successful completion of Retain Your Team, you will: understand employee engagement and identify the signs of employee disengagement. employ strategies to build trust with employees. successfully execute compensation strategies. feel comfortable having conversations about pay. develop a more productive, satisfied, and stable team. obtain a Recognition of Participation certificate. Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes This course is part of the Human Resources Series, but can be taken individually as well. This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/ Course materials are included.  

PDEV-723

C01

Start date: 11/20/18

2 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Thu .

Tuition $225.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Variety of Instructors 



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Course Description It is inevitable that employees will leave your organization. Being prepared for these departures will lessen the impact on the team and the organization. Succession planning, cross training, and knowledge transfer are key activities to ensuring that you are ready for employee departures. As part of our Human Resource Essentials Series, this course will go through succession planning and will help you learn strategies to prepare for retirements and resignations. Start thinking about the future of your organization now, and be prepared to handle transitions gracefully and professionally. Outcomes Upon successful completion of Transitions and Succession Planning for Your Team, you will: understand the need for a key role succession plan and be able to build one. understand the value of cross training and know how to implement it. be able to plan for employee departures. obtain a Recognition of Participation certificate.   Prerequisites No prerequisites required. Notes This course is part of the Human Resources Series, but can be taken individually as well. This course can be used toward the 150 hour requirement to obtain Blue Seal Certification. For more information go to, https://tradesecrets.alberta.ca/experiencedworkers/business-competencies/ Course materials are included.  

PDEV-724

C01

Start date: 11/27/18

2 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Thu .

Tuition $225.00

Location : Lethbridge College - TBD Location : 
  Lethbridge College - TBD.

Instructor : Variety of Instructors 



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