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Business After 5 Online with The Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce 6:00 pm
Business After 5 Online with The Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce @ Online
Aug 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for our newly revised and online Business After 5 series, presented by Meridian! Hosted this month by Hilton Garden Inn, Niagara-on-the-Lake. Grab your favourite drink, some snacks, and meet us for a virtual BA5 via Zoom. Update us on your business, chat with other GNCC members in our virtual breakout rooms, and more. Admission is FREE. Please register via Eventbrite! Please ensure you have a microphone (and webcam if possible) so that you can participate! Join us for general and guided conversation plus messages and updates from our host
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Managing Employees in Uncertain Times 1:00 pm
Managing Employees in Uncertain Times @ Webinar
Aug 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The impact of COVID-19 has heightened the need for effective leadership and management due to its widespread impact on mental health and the economic necessity to have engaged employees to support business continuity and success. Collectively, COVID-19 illness and safety measures have affected over 2 billion people worldwide, yet different individuals have different experiences due to circumstances and personality. Employers need to understand this as they manage individuals on their teams, regardless of whether they are working from home or on-site and regardless whether they continued to work throughout the pandemic or are returning from temporary lay-offs. In this webinar we will discuss: -understanding mental health and the unique challenges of COVID-19 -the importance of the workplace in our employees’ lives -implications for leaders and managers -effective people strategies for resilience and organizational success in the face of uncertainty Audience: Nonprofit leaders who want to better support their staff and volunteers during these uncertain times. NOTE: This webinar will be recorded – if you cannot make the live session, complete the registration form and a recording will be emailed to you the day after the live session. We are happy to provide a closed-captioned recording upon advance request. This webinar is hosted by Charity Village
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Business Decision Making During Reopening 2:00 pm
Business Decision Making During Reopening @ Webinar
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Flexibility is key to operating in the new normal, and making decisions during re-opening is on the minds of all Canadian entrepreneurs. Join Steven Karpenko, Senior Business Advisor for Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, who will present a playbook for emerging from the pandemic stronger and more prepared to address uncertainty. Hosted by the Government of Ontario, TechAlliance of Southwestern Ontario, WEtech Alliance, and Innovate Niagara
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Mental Health & COVID-19: Workplace Mental Health 9:00 am
Mental Health & COVID-19: Workplace Mental Health @ Webinar
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
The webinars are designed to provide policy makers and the wider health community with the latest evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on mental health, and practical solutions to the challenging issues we are all grappling with. Participants are encouraged to join from around the world, including those with lived experience of mental health and of COVID-19. The format is short remarks by up to 4 panellists followed by a Q&A chaired by Niall Boyce, Editor of The Lancet Psychiatry. You can see notes and recordings from previous webinars here: www.unitedgmh.org/news After almost four months of our weekly webinar series on mental health and COVID-19, the increasing interest in broader global mental health issues means we are reshaping this series. The webinars will pause for the first two weeks of August, starting again on the 18th August, where we will continue to look at the most pressing and often neglected issues of mental health around the world. This series of weekly webinars is run by United for Global Mental Health, The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, and MHPSS.net.
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Professional Leadership Development Program Registration Deadline
Professional Leadership Development Program Registration Deadline @ Online
Aug 30 all-day
Take control of your career The Goodman Group Professional Leadership Development Certificate, held in partnership with the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce, will help aspiring leaders improve their efficiency and productivity. All of our sessions are taught by award-winning Instructors. The right choice for you if you are: -An organization looking to invest in your employees -An individual looking to advance your career -An individual seeking to advance in leadership roles -A leader in Niagara looking to expand your personal brand and professional development Why invest in your employees? Studies have shown that companies with a career development program demonstrate up to 250% higher productivity. In a recent study of over 3,100 workplaces found that a 10% increase in educational development produced a 6% gain in productivity and as much as a 25% increase in staff retention. Program Schedule These sessions will run on the following dates: Wednesday, September 30: 9 a.m to 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 7: 1 p.m to 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 21 from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. Wednesday, October 28 from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. Wednesday, November 4 from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. Wednesday, November 11 from 1 p.m to 4 p.m. Wednesday, November 18: 9 a.m to 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Program Location All sessions will be held online with our award-winning and accredited instructors. Program Cost $2,950 + HST per participant. The cost of the program to your organization could be...
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