ENABLEENABLE is an in-house leadership development program at Red River College that provides learning and development support to:

  • Senior Leaders
  • Existing Supervisors/Managers
  • Newer Supervisors/Managers
  • Chairs

Participation in the ENABLE program is designed to be responsive to meet the varying needs of RRC’s current formal leaders (approximately 140 in total) at all levels of career development.

ENABLE Goals

The goals of ENABLE are to:

  • Encourage lifelong learning for leaders and ensure learning occurs in a respectful and safe learning environment.
  • Foster the leadership philosophy and style into the daily practices of all College leaders.
  • Ensure competency development is aligned to the needs of College goals and individual learners.
  • Address the learning and development needs of intact leadership teams.
  • Provide early learning experiences to employees aspiring to a formal leader role.
  • Engage leaders and other stakeholders in the College in providing input to the program’s effectiveness.

To register, please contact Taryn Presley at tpresley@rrc.ca.

Current ENABLE workshops are listed below. Click on the title of each workshop for additional detail. You can also print the ENABLE 2019-20 Calendar.

Workshop Description Dates and Venue
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flexible learning: Coaching
Coaching for Results 

Coaching Skills for Leaders and Managers

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flexible learning: Leadership Focused Topics
Leadership Foundations 

Leadership Weekly Tips

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Cannabis: The Fundamentals For Leaders

Facilitated by Ekosi Health Centre Corporation

Leader focused presentation on:
– Basic cannabis terminology
– Cannabis and its effects
– How to recognize the signs of cannabis impairment
– The differences between THC and CBD
– Regulations surrounding medical and recreational cannabis
– Potential negative consequences associated with cannabis use
– Potential health benefits of cannabis
– And more!
September 20, 2019
9:00-11:00
Orange Theatre – NDC
Facilitating Difficult Conversations (in 2 parts)

Facilitator: Heather Erhard (Erhard Associates)

Learn principles, skills and a Five Step Approach to prepare for and deal with difficult conversations effectively, both planned and unplanned. October 23 & November 13, 2019

8:30-12:00

FM34 – NDC

Managing Successfully in a Unionized Workplace

Co-facilitators: RRC Human Resource Consultant Debbie Sullivan and RRC Union Officer Teresa Menzies 

LUNCH PROVIDED!

Leaders will come away with practical tips and strategies to assist in the administration and interpretation of the Collective Agreement.
Through case studies and scenarios, you will examine management rights and responsibilities and enhance problem solving through the study of performance management, grievances and Human Rights issues as covered by the Collective Agreement.
November 7, 2019
8:30-1:30
FM34 – NDC
Or
January 29, 2020
8:30-1:30
FM34 – NDC
The Working Mind (TWM) Manager Training (in 2 parts) 

RRC In-house Certified Facilitators 

TWM is an evidence-based program developed by the Mental Health Commission of Canada and is adapted from the Department of National Defense’s Road to Mental Health Readiness programs.

Gain confidence, tools and resources to manage and support employees who may be experiencing a mental illness.

Acquire the tools to understand the accommodation process as it relates to mental health issues.

Learn about some simple but proven techniques to help both you and your employees relieve stress!

November 19 & 20, 2019
12:30-4:30
FM34 – NDC
Or
March 10 & 11, 2020
8:30-12:30
FM34 – NDC
Did you know?
We invite employees to attend the ½ day TWM Employee training, if the employee’smanager has attended/ are confirmed registered to attend TWM Manger Training session!
Progressive Discipline
(in 2 parts)

Facilitator: RRC Human Resource Services Nancy Carrol

-Come learn more about the “contract” managers have with each of their employees;

-Gain an understanding of the foundations of a fair and just discipline process;

-Come away with a solid understanding of the progressive discipline model;

-Learn the importance of maintaining documentation of employee discipline;

-Gain an understanding of the guidelines for conducting effective disciplinary sessions;

-Discuss strategies to prevent discipline with proactive human resource management.

November 20 & 21, 2019
9:00-11:30
FM34 – NDC
Or
February 12 & 13, 2020
9:00-11:30
FM34 – NDC
Managing Projects to Succeed 

Instructor: Gord Gibben GPM Training Solutions Ltd

This course will focus on project management concepts including project definition, planning, scheduling, execution and control.

Participants will use a case study and conduct interactive exercises in a team environment to reinforce learning concepts.

October 22, 2019
8:30-4:30
FM34 – NDC
Registration Deadline:
October 11
Project Management Fundamentals (PROJ-1030) 

Instructor: Wally Peech, PMP (Earned Value Management) 

*Credit Towards CE Certificate  Project Management

Study the fundamental aspects and principles of project management including life cycle, integration, planning, organization and communication. Learn about work breakdown structures, diagramming, cost management and resource allocation. Examine today’s issues affecting project management including risk management, quality, conflict, and team building. 6 one-day Tuesday sessions: October 8, 15, 29,
November 5, 12, 26, 2019
8:30-4:30
E307
Registration Deadline:
September 30
Project Management Communications (COMM-1018) 

Instructor: Gord Gibben GPM Training Solutions Ltd 

*Credit Towards CE Certificate  Project Management 

* Prerequisite – PM Fundamentals

Study the fundamental aspects and principles of project management including life cycle, integration, planning, organization and communication. Learn about work breakdown structures, diagramming, cost management and resource allocation. Examine today’s issues affecting project management including risk management, quality, conflict, and team building. 6 one-day Thursday sessions:
January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27, 2020
8:30-4:30
E307
Registration Deadline:
January 8
Leadership Styles
(in 2 parts)
Leadership Styles are those behaviors that managers, supervisors, project leaders and executives use to motivate, develop and communicate with those they lead. This workshop helps you to maximize the efficiency of your leadership style. It includes a 180-degree feedback tool to help you understand your leadership from the point of view of those you are leading and explores multiple leadership styles, a leadership simulation, and action planning. Each participant receives a personalized report of their own individual leadership style. February 5 & 6, 2020
12:30-4:30
A137 – NDC
Registration Deadline:
December 6
Emotional Intelligence
(in 2 parts)

Facilitator: Heather Erhard (Erhard Associates)

Emotional Intelligence is a distinct combination of emotional and social skills and competencies that influence our ability to deal effectively with the demands and pressures of work and life. Review tools and strategies and develop plans to enhance your Emotional Intelligence. February 26 & 27, 2020
8:30-12:00
FM34 – NDC
Registration Deadline: 
February 12

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