Certificate in Indigenous Human Resources Essentials

Courses delivered through four sessions: Three 1.5 hour sessions and final session 2.5 hours. Registrants must attend four sessions to complete course.

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LEVEL 1 - COURSE 5: TEAM BUILDING FOR SUCCESS

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Location: Course Delivered Online
Date: July 8, July 10, July 15: 10 - 11:30am & July 17: 10am - 12:30pm CDT

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Program Outline
Team building is one of the most important strategies for an effective company. Working as a unified team not only benefits the company but also the employees by fulfilling their need to belong in the workplace. Learn what it takes to build a high performing team and becoming familiar with the 5 dysfunctions of a team. This program will highlight the importance of teambuilding and provide strategies for building a strong team in the workplace.

Topics and activities include:
• Understanding the power of teamwork in our workplace
• Characteristics of an effective team
• Defining effective team membership
• Successful teams don’t just happen
• Identifying the stages of team development
• The importance of team styles and teambuilding
• Team player self-assessments and activities
• Problem solving as a team
• Identifying the five dysfunctions of a team
• Tactics for overcoming the five dysfunctions of a team
• Applying the six keys of team trusty workplace and its benefits

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LEVEL 1 - COURSE 6: ESSENTIALS OF POLICY MANUALS

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Location: Course Delivered Online
Date: July 13, July 16, July 20: 10 - 11:30am & July 23: 10am - 12:30pm CDT

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Program Outline
Policy Manuals are a critical component in HR, providing guidance and clarity of rules and processes to employees. Time spent now pays off later! Consistency is crucial in the workplace and is reached using policy manuals. This program will enable participants to understand the different dynamics of HR policies including how to structure and write effective policies and procedures.

Topics and activities include:
• Purpose of HR policies and procedures in organizations
• Federal/provincial legislation and the necessity of updates
• Identifying the challenges and chaos created by policy issues
• Steps required in developing new policies
• What are the issues – case studies
• Adapting policy to your organizational culture
• Methodologies for creating a table of contents
• Writing style with the reader in mind
• Processes for rewriting policies and making changes
• Reviewing sample policies and procedures
• Critiquing and assessing your policy manual
• Be on guard for new legislation changes
• Policy pitfalls
• Setting your policy manual style and tone
• Challenges that occur during implementation
• Managing organizational change required by policy change
• Overcoming employee resistance to new or changed policies
• Planning your policy roll out and the importance of training
• The purpose of employee acknowledgement

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LEVEL 2 - COURSE 6: EMPLOYEE COACHING AND DEVELOPMENT

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Location: Course Delivered Online
Date: July 27, July 30, Aug 4: 10 - 11:30am & Aug 6: 10am - 12:30pm CDT

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Program Outline
This workshop will provide a good understanding of the characteristics of adult learning and the benefits of employee development. Participants will explore strategies to conduct training needs assessments in order to determine both formal and informal training needs. Coaching is a key part of employee development and participants will be able to assess their coaching style and learn to apply aa simple model for coaching model.

Topics and activities include:
• •Understanding the value of employee coaching for performance
• The role coaching plays in today’s workplace
• Identifying the skills needed for employee coaching
• Introduction to a five-step model for coaching
• Determining attitude, willingness and readiness
• Analyzing the root cause of performance
• Collecting factual evidence to pinpoint the problem
• Planning for your performance interview
• Strategies for managing the employee interview
• Skilled questioning is the key to success
• Listening is key to coaching success
• Developing a performance improvement plan (PIP)
• Establishing performance goals and measurements
• Partnering for action and results
• Following up for sustained progress
• Managing and monitoring your plan

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LEVEL 2 - COURSE 5: WORKPLACE HEALTH AND SAFETY

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Location: Course Delivered Online
Date: July 22, July 24, July 29: 10 - 11:30am & July 31: 10am - 12:30pm CDT

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Program Outline
All businesses are required to keep their employees safe at work. The challenge is knowing what to do and how to do while getting work done.  This training program is for general awareness of rights, responsibilities and safety practices for organizations, employers and employees.  For specific workplace health and safety regulations please refer to your provincial legislation.

Topics and activities include:
• Management and Leadership Roles and Responsibilities
• Penalties and Consequences for violating Safety regulations
• Joint Health and Safety Committees
• Health and Safety Rules and Safe Work procedures
• Inspections, Identifying Hazards and implementing Control Measures
• Investigation of Incidents/Accidents
• Emergency procedures
• Orientation, Training and Communication
• Developing an effective workplace Occupational Health & Safety Program
• Return to Work Programs

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