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Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Prince George

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2990 Recplace Drive
Prince George, Bc V2N 0B2 Canada
250 981 9822 https://www.facebook.com/events/530690340645669/

September 2019

Effective Management Skills

September 19 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Prince George, 2990 Recplace Drive
Prince George, Bc V2N 0B2 Canada
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$420 – $480.00

Everyone agrees that the most important asset of any organization is the human asset. Thus, the all important question becomes - How much untapped potential, energy, commitment and creativity currently exists within your organization, team or department? What would it mean to your culture and bottom-line if you could learn to unleash just 10% more of the latent human potential? This course is for all managers, supervisors, team leaders or anyone who is responsible for achieving results through people and…

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October 2019

Trenching and Excavation Safety Workshop

October 10 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Prince George, 2990 Recplace Drive
Prince George, Bc V2N 0B2 Canada
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$350 – $400

The workshop walks participants through a comprehensive program that included what the WorkSafeBC Regulations & Guidelines state, safe work procedures and what to do if something goes wrong. It covers shoring, benching, sloping and shielding systems. It also includes a section on location of underground utilities and the geotechnical and structural engineered documentation requirements. Upon completion of this course participants will be able to: • Identify hazards around trenches and excavations • Be able to locate underground utilities • Understand…

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Municipal Map Reading & Utility Safety Workshop

October 11 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Prince George, 2990 Recplace Drive
Prince George, Bc V2N 0B2 Canada
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$350 – $400

This course is designed to give participants an understanding on how to interpret and read documentation that relates to the Municipal Infrastructure. Participants will learn the related Regulations, Acts and Master Municipal Construction Documents as well as blueprint reading symbols, legend and design specifications for local cities, municipalities and townships. Participants will review BC One Call documentation, utility owner’s roles & responsibilities, ground disturbers' roles & responsibilities and safe utility locate practices. After completing this course students will get a…

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How To Be a Better Foreman

October 25 @ 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Prince George, 2990 Recplace Drive
Prince George, Bc V2N 0B2 Canada
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$420 – $480.00

Many great trades people take a foreman position and fail. Not for lack of skills or drive but simply for lack of guidance on how to be a great foreman. This 1-day course gives participants the fundamentals of field leadership, organization, crew morale, efficiency, and productivity. Issues covered: • Understanding why and how many foremen fail • How the foreman’s role has changed • Dealing with workplace conflict without being a jerk • Learning how to anticipate production and jobsite…

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November 2019

Negotiation Skills Workshop: You don’t get what you want, need or deserve – you get what you negotiate.

November 4 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Prince George, 2990 Recplace Drive
Prince George, Bc V2N 0B2 Canada
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$420 – $480.00

The truth is that in our professional lives we don’t get what we deserve – we get what we negotiate. Are you finding your customers, clients, employees or boss or employers increasingly demanding, wanting more for less? Do you ever feel that you are being taken advantage of? Many individuals often fail in negotiation not because they are unable to get an agreement, but because they walk away from the table when they could have done much better. In this…

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Sales Skills Workshop

November 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Prince George, 2990 Recplace Drive
Prince George, Bc V2N 0B2 Canada
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$420 – $480.00

Today’s customers have more choice and power, which means they are more demanding and less loyal. This new reality renders traditional selling strategies and techniques dangerously obsolete. Do you want to be more competitive? Increase your margins? Keep your work flow steady and less cyclical? This workshop will help everyone in your company grasp the strategies and tactics required to meet your best potential clients and close the sale. Participants will learn a new mind-set, skill-set and tool-set essential for…

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Meaningful Performance & Development Conversations (Breakfast Session)

November 6 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Prince George, 2990 Recplace Drive
Prince George, Bc V2N 0B2 Canada
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$60 – $90

Managing the performance of others is more than just an annual review. Meaningful performance management is an ongoing process that results in continuous improvement, enhanced performance, clear expectations and objective measurement. However, there are times when you need to hold employees accountable and having documented performance management processes is in your best interests. In this session we will discuss: • How to prepare for the conversation • How to monitor performance • How to communicate feedback • How to be…

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Navigating a Multi-Generational Workplace (Lunch Session)

November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Prince George, 2990 Recplace Drive
Prince George, Bc V2N 0B2 Canada
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$60 – $90

We are at the generational crossroads of workplace composition in Canada. For the first time in modern history there are 4 generations in the average Canadian workplace, and it is estimated that by 2020, at least 50% of the workforce in Canada will be Millennials. This workshop will explore some of the challenges and opportunities businesses face as the generational balance tips as the Boomers continue to retire and the Millennials and Gen Z take their place. What will this…

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Supervisors Bootcamp – Practical Leadership Tools for Front Line Supervisors

November 8 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Prince George, 2990 Recplace Drive
Prince George, Bc V2N 0B2 Canada
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$420 – $480.00

The Supervisors Bootcamp is designed specifically for front-line supervisors and managers in all industries. It is open to individuals with all levels of experience, but is most effective for those working for companies with an already established safety management system. Participants will be given a leadership ‘tool kit’ comprised of the simplest but most effective leadership concepts, from which they can effectively build and develop their own leadership style. They will also take self-assessment questionnaires and participate in exercises based…

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Employment Standards Act Refresher (Breakfast Session)

November 22 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Prince George, 2990 Recplace Drive
Prince George, Bc V2N 0B2 Canada
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$60 – $90

The Employment Standards Act sets the rules for employment practices in your office and in the field. Your current work rules may fall short of your statutory obligations even though they are well accepted by your staff. You usually find out you are not in compliance too late and are faced with months of back pay owed. This two-hour seminar will give you a review of Employment Standards Act requirements that are particularly relevant to construction industry employers, including: •…

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Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace – Employer Rights and Obligations (Half Day Session)

November 25 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sandman Signature Hotel & Suites Prince George, 2990 Recplace Drive
Prince George, Bc V2N 0B2 Canada
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$60 – $90

Drug and alcohol use has become an increasing issue in the workplace, especially given the prevalence of prescribed marijuana for medicinal reasons. How do you deal with an employee in a safety-sensitive role who has a medical marijuana licence? Are they still allowed to perform their safety sensitive job? If an employee with a licence says they need to use their marijuana at the workplace, how is this addressed? Are employees with medical marijuana licences exempt from drug testing? Topics…

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