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Monday, June 1

The Project Management Conference - Calgary

Location: Calgary TELUS Convention Centre
Address: 120 9th Avenue SE
Time: 8:00am-4:15pm

Designed specifically for professionals in the construction, architecture, design, and engineering industries. This one day program provides an unparalleled opportunity to connect with peers while learning about the Structure of Project Management, Stakeholder Management and Engagement, Lean Principles, Integrated Project Delivery, Emerging Trends and New Service Delivery Models, and BIM.

Cost: Early Bird (Until May 15) $345.00 + GST/Regular Rate (After May 15) $390.00


For further information contact: Gillian Wright, Registration Manager, 1.604.730.2058,

Tuesday, June 2

Speaker Series - Effective Marketing Attracts People Who Buy

Location: Manifast Business Training Centre Suite
Address: 710 - 816 7th Ave. SW
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Because there is so much available about marketing, most people want to dive in for a quick fix. Yet like anything else, you have to learn the basics before you become successful. We will be looking at why most marketing fails and what you can do to change that around.

Cost: $10 donation to our charity for the night, Daraja Foundation


For further information contact: Jennifer Little, 403-699-9627 or

Tuesday, June 2

Haskayne Hour | The dark side of leadership

Location: University of Calgary Downtown Campus
Address: 906 - 8th Avenue SW
Time: 7:15 - 8:30 a.m.

Be careful of the charismatic, dynamic and alluring leader. The underlying characteristics that got this leader into the boardroom and that charm you both at work and at fancy dinner parties, might just lead to the destruction of your company.
Join Justin Weinhardt, Assistant Professor of Human Resources and Organizational Dynamics and Mac Van Wielingen, Chairman of ARC Resources Ltd., Founder and Director of ARC Financial, as they explore the dark side of leadership and discover that there is a light at the end of the tunnel.

Cost: $25 individual tickets.


For further information contact:

Wednesday, June 3

What Employers Really Want: Learn How to Get Hired From a Leading Recruiter

Location: The Westin Calgary
 Address: 320 4 Ave SW
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Join us for an unprecedented opportunity to tap into one of Calgary’s top recruiters and get the leading edge on outperforming your competition and positioning yourself as the most desirable candidate in the eyes of an employer.

Cost: $55.00


For further information contact:

Wednesday, June 3 & Friday, June 5

Canadian Professional Management Services 2015 Spring Leadership Programs

Location: International Hotel Calgary
Address: 220 4 Avenue SW
Time: Programs are in session from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM daily.
Breakfast and lunch are included daily.

This program will highlight key components of successful leadership that are common in all great leaders.  You will learn effective strategic and operational decision-making skills within ever-changing environments that have converging and competing variables in demanding pressures of time, risk, and reward.  Strategic leadership is the foundation of organization success!

Cost: Save $600 When you and/or your colleagues register for a three or more seats at $1399 (per seat) plus GST
Regular: $1599 per seat

Website: To view our Leadership Programs brochure in detail, please visit us at

If you have further inquiries regarding our programs, on-site facilitation, or consulting services, please contact Rosary Wong at 1(888) 452-6422, or e-mail her at

Friday, June 5

The Leading Edge of Innovation Funding

Location: The Global Business Centre
Address: 120 8th Ave SE (5th floor)
Time: 7:00 am - 9:00 am

In this two-hour Workshop, Pannel Discussion, and Networking Session, Strategic Timelines Inc. Principal, Eileen Ashmore, will discuss the leading edge of innovation funding, and, the “20 Main Innovation Funding Programs” that you need to know about to successfully navigate and secure innovation funding.

Cost: $30


For further information contact: Anna Nuhn,

Friday, June 5 & Saturday, June 6

Marshall Sylver’s The Turning Point Seminar (2 Day Workshop)

Location: The Grey Eagle Casino Event Centre
Address: 3775 Grey Eagle Drive
Time: 8:30 AM to 7 PM, both days

Marshall Sylver's The Turning Point™ seminar is a two-day foundational training program that teaches you, through subconscious reprogramming, how to free yourself from phobias, minimize stress, increase your motivation levels, and practice discipline. You will learn cutting-edge skills to powerfully impact your relationships, finances, emotional and physical well-being.

Cost: $1000 CAD  (Regular price is $3000 USD)


For further information contact: Cheryl Dyck at 403.615.6440 or

Saturday, June 16 & Sunday, June 17

Strategic Decision Making

Location: University of Calgary Downtown Campus
Address: 906 – 8th Ave SW
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Strategic Decision Making will teach you key decision making skills to be a more effective leader. Learn how to hone your intuition and cut through information overload and ‘analysis paralysis’ to make better and faster decisions.

Cost: $1375


For more information: Haskayne School of Business, Executive Education, 403-220-6600,