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Saturday, May 25
Reach Bliss in Your Life!
Location: Confederation Park Activity Centre
Address: 2212 - 13 Street Northwest
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Top 3 Mistakes even smart professional women make that keep them over-busy, overwhelmed, and pull in a million different directions!
Join Wendy Woodworth for this 4-hour workshop where you will discover:
- How to never feel alone again
- It takes courage to show up fully as a woman - found your voice
- How to get more out of life - learn to blossom
Cost: $20 (includes lunch, and volume 2 of the BraveHeart Women book: Purpose and Prosperity Revealed)
For more information, call Katie at 1-800-663-4915, or visit www.bhwomenchapter.com
Sunday, May 26 - 31
Leading through Change
Location: The Banff Centre
Address: 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive
Time: Starts Sunday, May 26 at 4 pm and concludes Friday, May 31 after lunch
Leading Through Change explores the leadership mindsets, behaviours, and practices necessary for you to skillfully, meaningfully navigate change and uncertainty, and contribute with confidence. During this program, you will engage your own leadership development, alongside others in similar situations, through the overarching theme of co-creating change.
Cost: $6,525 includes tuition, accommodation and meals
For further information contact: Sarah Van Tine, toll-free 1.800.590.9799 email: Sarah_VanTine@banffcentre.ca
Monday, May 27
Feeding The Economic Pipeline with Steve Forbes and Jeff Rubin
Location: EPCOR CENTRE - Martha Cohen Theatre
Address: 225 8 Ave SE
The Community Kitchen Program of Calgary is presenting Feeding the Economic Pipeline - Discussing the Future of the North American Economy with Steve Forbes and Jeff Rubin, in support of The Community Kitchen Program of Calgary. This captivating evening will support the important work of The Community Kitchen Program of Calgary, a non-profit organization working cooperatively with individuals, families and communities to facilitate and/or enable initiatives that reduce hunger. (www.ckpcalgary.ca
) Steve Forbes:
Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, is speaking on the global economy and US/Canada pipeline relations.
acclaimed Canadian Economist and author of current #1 book “The End of Growth” will be speaking about where Canada is headed in the new global economy.
For more information, visit http://www.epcorcentre.org/WhatsOn/ShowDetails.aspx?show_id=53EE9215-6471-41C6-A504-7B338F0BA018
Monday, May 27 - 28
Investment Development 101 Course
Location: Global Business Centre
Address: 136-8th Ave SE
Time: 9am - 4pm
Economic Developers Alberta and Calgary Economic Development are teaming up with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) in order to bring its 2-day Investment Development 101 Course to Calgary!
The session is delivered by Bernard Lemay PhD, Senior Advisor, Investment Training at DFAIT, focused on providing participants with an overview of investment promotion, prospecting and services functions. It also provides a great networking opportunity and dynamic forum to discuss roles and responsibilities, while at the same time, consolidating federal, provincial/territorial, regional and local partnerships.
Completion of this course is worth six (6) points toward the EDAC Ec.D.
For further information contact: Leann Hackman-Carty, EDA Exec Director; email@example.com
; 403-214-0224, http://www.edaalberta.ca/Default.aspx?pageId=68115&eventId=647898&EventViewMode=EventDetails
Tuesday, May 28 - June 25
Economic Development Establishing the Foundation - online course
Location: Online through the University of Calgary
Time: (15 hours)
The function of economic development is often complex, and understanding your role in the process will be key both to the success of your career, and to the overall success of economic development in your community. There is no one way to do community economic development so each community, organization or volunteer will approach it differently.This course will provide you with a good foundation of knowledge, tools and resources for working within community economic development and with elected officials, economic development practitioners, and stakeholders.
For further information contact: Leann Hackman-Carty EDA Executive Director e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ph: 403-214-0224 or visit http://conted.ucalgary.ca/search/publicCourseSearchDetails.do?method=load&courseId=12618114
Tuesdays, from May 28 - July 9
Business Mastery Workshop: 7 Sessions to Greater Profit and Productivity
Location: Ambrose University, Second Floor Conference Room
Address: 150 Ambrose Cir SW
Time: Tuesday Evenings, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
A confidential round table of small business owners dedicated to mastering their vision, skills, and planning towards their business success. Each session is led by a certified FocalPoint Business Coach and covers the most fundamental, proven and advanced business concepts needed to grow a highly profitable business: transform your management style; marketing, sales and growth strategy, time utilization, and personal outlook.
Cost: $1500 + GST (pay in full or in 3 equal installments). Pay tuition by May 28 and receive $100 off.
For further information contact: Ken DeWyn, Business Coach, P: 403.690.5387, email@example.com
Thursday, May 30
Human Rights in the Workplace
Location: Best Western Village Park Inn
Address: 1804 Crowchild Trail NW
Time: 9:00a.m. to 4:30p.m.
To provide an overview of the Alberta Human Rights Act, identify the different forms of harassment and the responsibilities of prevention, and discuss the concept of duty to accommodate and undue hardship.
Cost: $125.00 plus GST
For further information contact: Jane Maze 780-422-1924, Jane.Maze@gov.ab.ca, http://www.albertahumanrights.ab.ca/education/workshops.asp
Thursday, May 30
How To Take Your Business From Surviving to Thriving!
Location: Greenwood Inn and Suites
Address: 3515 - 26 Street NE
Time: 7:30 to 9:15 PM
Grow your business and profits on your own terms. Vancouver-based Master Coach Andrew Barber-Starkey has coached over 5000 self-employed entrepreneurs, small business owners and real estate investors to achieve extraordinary results. This 90 minute free seminar from ProCoach will help you take your business from surviving to thriving!
For further information contact: Pam Havens, 604-983-8041, firstname.lastname@example.org