Jen Col Construction 100-9620 266 St., Acheson
7:30AM - 9AM LIMITED SEATING
Tues, January 9/18
Tues, February 6/18
Tues, April 10/18
Tues, May 8/18
Fees/Admission: Save 20% if you register for all 4 sessions!
$30.00 per person per session(includes hot breakfast: eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns, scones, yogurt, granola & fruit tray)
Interested in an “Employer Certificate in Workplace Inclusion” program
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
What happens when diversity and inclusion are the key ingredients of your business model rather than the icing on the cake? Experience it firsthand with speaker Frankline Agbor; a savvy entrepreneur with the conviction of a man with a mission, combined with the success of sustained exponential financial growth. In a world where media and journalism are struggling to make ends meet, the Diversity Magazine has developed a flourishing business in both Edmonton and Calgary that can hardly keep up with local demand. Find out how Frankline created his unique business empire by growing it directly from inclusion, showcasing the successes of communities other than his own, and listening to his customers.
At this business breakfast talk, you will learn how to:
- Build unique branding and offers through inclusion
- Tap into hidden markets with targeted diversity initiatives
- Develop new products and services by listening to customers
- Test innovative ideas with low cost resources
- Find new customer bases in Alberta’s three largest ethnic communities
Be on the cutting edge of employers
in the know, register today!
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Do you have employees from different cultures, ages and backgrounds? Want your employees to talk about their workplace as the “best” and say that they “love to come to work”? Wouldn’t it be great if your employee referrals were so good that top talent came automatically to you first? Want to be as popular as Google?
In this session, Ada Tai, a CPHR professional who has worked with large corporations and small businesses alike, will share what would make immigrant GenY employees like her fired up to help you build your business. It starts at the roots of workplace happiness: feeling welcomed, acknowledged and included.
Here’s what you will learn from Ada about fostering a climate of inclusion:
- Track indicators of workplace belonging
- Encourage social bonds
- Build workplace trust
- Be intentional about inclusion
- Start from the managers
- Build a shared vision that inspires and ignites
Don’t miss this animated and informed presentation by a brilliant young and experienced speaker.
Grab your spot today to learn how to take your workplace climate to new heights with belonging as a business strategy.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Wellness at work – is it possible? This session brings us all closer to the reality of healthy inclusive workplaces by using the tools of ethical communication and employee engagement. Kerry Bezzanno’s two decades of experience in communications informs her exploration of key driving factors for healthier work cultures, better team building and improved organizational functioning.
Drawing from her work with diverse clientele across the non-profit, corporate and public sectors in the United States and Canada, Kerry illustrates ways to foster greater wellness, empathy and inclusion within the workplace for cultivating business success. She also shares what she’s learned as a podcaster of “The Business Code Podcast” interviewing diverse, leading edge business thinkers on thought-provoking topics related to developing integrity-focused business practices and ethical leadership.
What you will learn:
- Engagement: Action steps for helping to build greater employee engagement, which includes fostering a more respectful workplace culture.
- Communication: Tools for identifying biased communications practices and implementing strategies for improving greater inclusion in the workplace.
- Leadership: Recommendations for cultivating more ethical leadership practices in emerging leaders.
- Team building: How to find out what works with your employees by asking the right questions
- Organizational functioning: What today’s workplaces need to join people, processes and productivity more closely together for mutual benefit
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Guest Speakers: Brian Ennis and Anna Morgan-Wold, Alberta Global Talent
Some Central Albertan employers have been ahead of the crowd in including and retaining immigrant talent, and they’ve experienced the difference. In this session, Brian and Anna will share case studies of several employers. You’ll find out:
- What measures these employers took to ensure that their immigrant talent felt that they truly belonged, had ownership, and took responsibility in the workplace
- What improvements in productivity and retention of all staff these employers experienced as a direct result of their inclusion efforts
If you’re an employer seeking to foster productivity in your diverse workforce, come hear the ways in which others like you have attracted, engaged, motivated, and retained their immigrant staff, for tremendous results.