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
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:
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
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.
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
November 19-20 Okotoks
November 4-5-6 Spruce Grove
February 18-19 Edmonton
October 21-22-23 Ponoka
Coaching for Conflict
offered on demand
offered on demand
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
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 a member of our team if you have any questions about our programs and services.