Training

We provide keynote addresses, conference workshops, or customized training sessions for groups and individuals. Topics include, but are not limited to: High Performance Team Building, Project Management, Feedback, Conflict Resolution and Change Management.

We increase your team’s knowledge and skills, and encourage better job performance. Training is really a process that supports the employer’s goal to develop their employees, and potentially their service lines. The intention of training is to provide a range of benefits for your business by improving or expanding your employee’s abilities, talents, and business acumen. Our ultimate goal is to help your team feel supported and ready when they are staring down challenges or changes.

Projected Training Outcomes:

  • Higher quality
  • Better productivity
  • improved motivation through greater empowerment
  • More flexibility through better skills
  • Less supervision required (cost saving in supervision)
  • Better recruitment and employee retention
  • Easier to implement change in the business
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Sutton Harrison Realty

Client Bio

An 11 year old locally owned Canadian real estate franchise in Manitoba, serving more than 50 communities, providing a full range of real estate needs including residential, investment, commercial, and agricultural.

Scope of Work

Develop and deliver a series of custom training sessions for their Realtors and Partners. Provided three consecutive sessions designed to appeal to multiple learning styles focused on moving their team from good to great.

Developed and facilitated a one-day Strategic Planning session – including a comprehensive, and completed strategic plan with targets, success metrics, and new initiative project plans. We followed up six months later to review the goals and corresponding metrics, and adjust or realign as necessary.

Timeline

2014

Biggest Challenge

Successfully communicating change initiatives. Each Realtor acts independently to manage workload and other business-like activities but also falls under a larger corporate umbrella. We needed to be cognizant of their personal ownership and professional team motivations.

Biggest Win

The strategic plan provided a consensus on direction; a jumping off point. This coupled with the customized training enabled Sutton Harrison to meet or exceed all initial goals. The team is currently working towards their stretch targets for this fiscal year.

Crane Steel Structures

Client Bio

Crane Steel Structures Ltd. is a COR & IS Networld Certified, Design-Build General Contractor and one of Western Canada’s largest builders of Metal Building Systems.

Scope of Work

Development and delivery of custom training sessions on project management and conflict resolution.

Timeline

2015 – 2016

Biggest Challenge

Scaling down the content of broad topics to fit into a one or two-hour stretch while leaving them with a solid take-away to implement into their daily work life.

Biggest Win

Working with a very attentive group of professionals and leaving them with a broader knowledge of project management and their own conflict styles.

Brandon Chamber of Commerce

Client Bio

The Chamber of Commerce has existed as the voice of Brandon business for 129 years since its incorporation on May 14, 1883. With over 800 delegates, representing over 600 different business types, sectors, and sizes, the Chamber provides services, support, and resources, to the business community.

Scope of Work

Design and deliver workshops featured during the Brandon Small Business Week. Each custom three-hour session was designed to accommodate up to 25 participants. Session topics included understanding the formation and management of high performance teams, and feedback as a method of communication; used as a tool for leadership, employee, and team growth.

Timeline

2013 & 2014

Biggest Challenge

Providing the participants with applicable material and tools that they could easily implement into their daily business life.

Biggest Win

Converting over 20% of participants into future clients and helping participants expand their self awareness to become better leaders and managers.

Western Manitoba Chapter of Advocis

Client Bio

Oldest and largest voluntary professional membership association of financial planners in Canada.

Scope of Work

Development and delivery of a lunch-and-learn session focused on listening as a skill, and included a self-assessment. Qualified approaches and tools to improve listening skills were also provided; with real examples to solidify and normalize the content.

Timeline

2015

Biggest Challenge

Keeping people listening and engaged during their lunch.

Biggest Win

Creating an environment for open and honest communication. The team asked great questions.