Team Work - Dealing with Diversity

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Online Diversity Awareness at Portage College covers diversity and how it can impact you and your workplace. Other courses include Workplace Diversity and Diversity Leadership. One or more of these courses may be offered on campus at either Lac La Biche, St. Paul or Cold Lake. Provincial Click to visit website

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Workshop True Colours is a fun, informative workshop designed to identify an individual's personality characteristics and strengths. It has numerous applications in the workplace and has been successfully utilized to improve communication, teamwork, conflict resolution, and leadership skills. By identifying strengths and preferences, an employee will experience greater job satisfaction leading to increased productivity. South Click to visit website

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Workshop True Colors - Looking for Team Building training or an excellent workshop for your next company retreat? True Colors is a fun and interactive tool that uses colors to allow us to understand our personality in a user friendly language. Edmonton

Central

Calgary
McBride Career Group (Edmonton, Red Deer, Calgary, Okotoks, High River)

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Workshop Positive Affects offers Awareness, Team Building, Communication and Leadership training based on True Colors, a fun and interactive tool that uses colors to allow us to understand our personality in a user friendly language. Edmonton Click to visit website
Course Learn how Emotional Intelligence skills can help you achieve the success and satisfaction you are looking for in your work and in your life. Join David Cory, master trainer, as he engages you in games, activities, and discussion designed to increase your knowledge and skills, in a fun and enjoyable communication skills for better relationships with others. Edmonton

Calgary
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Online Playing Big provides the opportunity for individuals to
  • build continuity and "stickiness" into the Emotional Quotient training program they attended;
  • stay focused on their developmental goals;
  • reinforce the tools and strategies learned in the Emotional Intelligence (EI) program;
  • practice these new EI skills and techniques through interactive audio and video exercises, and using a learning journal.
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Resources
The Building Healthy Organizations group offers a series of team workshops that build on values-based leadership. Their website also includes resource tools. Provincial Click to visit website

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Train-the-Trainer
ColourSpectrums offers an Inroductory Workshop, Stress Management & Conflict Resolution workshop and Brightening Pale Colours workshop to explore diversity and understand its impact on a team. Training to facilitate ColourSpectrum workshops is offered in Edmonton and Regina. Edmonton Click to visit website

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Workshop ColourSpectrums is a personality styles and human dynamics model presented to groups in an entertaining and interactive workshop format over several hours. Provincial Click to visit website

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Workshop Interpersonal Skills Training with Paragon Performance Training uses ColourSpectrums to help us appreciate the diversity in which we live by helping us understand ourselves and the others around us. Northwest

Northeast

Edmonton
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Workshop Ethos Echo - Cultural Diversity Training: Each society has an accompanying "culture," a set of values, rules, and attitudes, which guide behaviour and give meaning to social life. This 4-hour course will help participants understand and appreciate that we all interpret life through our cultural lens. If we want to connect, influence, and understand others, we must give attention to cultural diversity. Central Click to visit website
Workshop Workforce Council-Pilot Project-Nurturing Cultural Diversity: Looked at understanding and accepting cultural differences while fostering a cohesive team environment. Provincial Coming soon!!!
Contact Jim DesRoches jim@acds.ca
Workshop The Blue Quills First Nations College team has developed and delivered cultural sensitivity training that is research based and delivered in a manner that celebrates and honors workplace diversity. Topics include:
  • Defining world view (and the impact of differing world views)
  • Indigenous world view (i.e., Cree world view)
  • Roles (gender/differing world views and the long term impacts)
  • Belief systems
  • Oppression (colonial encounter/impacts)
  • Residential school & its multi-generational impacts
  • Workplace diversity (how does all of this impact the current realities?)
  • Natural Laws
  • Turtle teachings
  • Tipi teachings
  • Governance structures
  • Medicine Wheel teachings
  • The healing process
Northeast

Edmonton
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Online Aboriginal Awareness offers a variety of online training materials to increase awareness of First Nations cultures, address misconceptions and create more respectful workplaces and other life settings. Provincial Click to visit website