Workshops

Overview

Workshop Series

NEGOTIATION SERIES - Learn how to get along with your municipal neighbours

WORKPLACE SERIES - Learn how to build high performing teams

PUBLIC INPUT SERIES - Learn how to manage controversial public issues and all types of public consultations

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Municipal Dispute Resolution Services has partnered with municipalities across Alberta to host a variety of workshops to municipal staff, elected officials, and community leaders which enhance skills in negotiation, public input, and workplace conflict management.

Please access the registration system by pressing the "register now" button.

Negotiation Series: Finding Agreement, Negotiating Effectively, Applied Negotiation, Essentials of Municipal Collaboration  

Workplace Conflict Series: Workplace Conflict, Coaching for Conflict Resolution, Conflict Styles 

Public Input Series: Public Input Design, and Group Facilitation

See the workshop brochure for workshop descriptions, dates, and locations:

Workshop Brochure 2015/16

Registration & Information

Workshops cost $150 and include materials, lunches, and coffee service.

NOTE: Municipal Affairs will not provide listings of workshop participants from previous years.

Please follow these steps for workshop registration:

1. Select your workshop(s) and register online by clicking on the "register now" button

2. Open your registration confirmation email and click on the link provided to confirm the course information

3. Print off a copy of the attached invoice and submitt payment to either: 

Alberta Association of Municipal Districtics and Counties
Attn:Wyatt Skovron
2510 Sparrow Drive
Nisku, AB   T9E 8N5

4. Once payment is received, you will be notified by email that your registration is complete

Workshop registration will be taken on a first come basis and must be completed online no later than five days prior to each workshop. Workshops have a maximum of 20 participants. MDRS reserves the right to cancel workshops with fewer than 10 participants.

Cancellation

Registration cancellations must be made no later than five days prior to the workshop by following your email cancellation link or by calling Irene Black at 780-644-3124.

A $25 administration fee will be deducted from the refund.

    2015 / 2016 Workshop Schedule

    Finding Agreement
    November 19-20     Okotoks

    Negotiating Effectively
    November 4-5-6     Spruce Grove

    Applied Negotiation 
    February 18-19     Edmonton

    Workplace Conflict
    October 21-22-23     Ponoka

    Coaching for Conflict
    offered on demand

    Conflict Styles
    offered on demand

    Group Facilitation
    February 24-25-26     Edmonton

    Public Input Design
    February 10-11-12     Chestermere

    March 2-3-4 Lloydminster

    Essentials of Municipal Collaboration 
    to be announced

    Workshop Testimonials

    Here's what participants say about Municipal Dispute Resolution Services workshops:

    "Very interactive... I really enjoyed being challenged with questions and being involved in the learning process"

    "Great instructor, good venue, great value for time and money"

    "I liked the casual style where everyone felt comfortable with asking questions and commenting. It made for a very open session"

    "Excellent networking opportunity"

    "It never ceases to amaze me the quality of education we receive for the buck"

    Contact Us

    Contact a member of our team if you have any questions about our programs and services.