Welcome to the Learning Centre. This is your first stop for all ECVO professional development opportunities and resources. We have collected a wealth of information here to support the work you do in your organization, as well as your personal professional development. If you are aware of additional resources that would benefit your colleagues in the sector please contact us.

Some of the events are focused on helping you to develop the specific knowledge or skills to effectively work in the sector today, while other opportunities are focused on helping your organization build the capacity to perform optimally into the future. Events are added regularly, so please check back often.

Upcoming Events

Jun
29
Thu
2017
ECVO Leadership Series: Executive Director Wine & Wisdom @ The Almanac
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sep
20
Wed
2017
Financial Management for Nonprofits and Charities @ St. John's Institute
Sep 20 @ 8:45 am – 4:15 pm
Sep
26
Tue
2017
HR in a Box Series 2 @ Santa Maria Goretti Centre
Sep 26 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

HR in a Box Returns this Fall! ECVO, in partnership with the Talent Pool, is delighted to bring back last fall’s HR in a Box series. Series 2 will reinforce the foundational information shared in 2016 but with a problem solving focus. Case studies will be at the core of the 2017 sessions to help you implement practical solutions in your everyday HR practices.

HR in a Box will continue to share best practices and innovative solutions designed to help organizations of all sizes build knowledge and capacity. A new roster of HR experts, the usage of a video reference library, and highly interactive problem solving discussions, will enable you to implement solutions rapidly and effectively.

The series will include this cycle, three dynamic sessions. Register for one session or the entire series.

HR in a Box workshop #1 – September 26, 2017 – Workforce Planning: Aligning Business & People with Marcie Kiziak, CPHR & Ada Tai, CPHR

HR in a Box workshop #2 – October 24, 2017 – Retention Strategies: One size never fits all with Claudia Verburgh, CPHR & Doug Alloway, CPHR

HR in a Box workshop #3 – November 28, 2017 – Strategic Performance Management: Always an Integrated Process with Julianna Cantwell, CPHR & Barb Read

Sep
27
Wed
2017
Financial Management for Nonprofits and Charities @ St. John's Institute
Sep 27 @ 8:45 am – 4:15 pm
Oct
4
Wed
2017
Financial Management for Nonprofits and Charities @ St. John's Institute
Oct 4 @ 8:45 am – 4:15 pm
Oct
12
Thu
2017
Upside Down Thinking About Collaboration @ Santa Maria Goretti Centre
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Oct
24
Tue
2017
HR in a Box Series 2 @ Santa Maria Goretti Centre
Oct 24 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

HR in a Box Returns this Fall! ECVO, in partnership with the Talent Pool, is delighted to bring back last fall’s HR in a Box series. Series 2 will reinforce the foundational information shared in 2016 but with a problem solving focus. Case studies will be at the core of the 2017 sessions to help you implement practical solutions in your everyday HR practices.

HR in a Box will continue to share best practices and innovative solutions designed to help organizations of all sizes build knowledge and capacity. A new roster of HR experts, the usage of a video reference library, and highly interactive problem solving discussions, will enable you to implement solutions rapidly and effectively.

The series will include this cycle, three dynamic sessions. Register for one session or the entire series.

HR in a Box workshop #1 – September 26, 2017 – Workforce Planning: Aligning Business & People with Marcie Kiziak, CPHR & Ada Tai, CPHR

HR in a Box workshop #2 – October 24, 2017 – Retention Strategies: One size never fits all with Claudia Verburgh, CPHR & Doug Alloway, CPHR

HR in a Box workshop #3 – November 28, 2017 – Strategic Performance Management: Always an Integrated Process with Julianna Cantwell, CPHR & Barb Read

Nov
28
Tue
2017
HR in a Box Series 2 @ Santa Maria Goretti Centre
Nov 28 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

HR in a Box Returns this Fall! ECVO, in partnership with the Talent Pool, is delighted to bring back last fall’s HR in a Box series. Series 2 will reinforce the foundational information shared in 2016 but with a problem solving focus. Case studies will be at the core of the 2017 sessions to help you implement practical solutions in your everyday HR practices.

HR in a Box will continue to share best practices and innovative solutions designed to help organizations of all sizes build knowledge and capacity. A new roster of HR experts, the usage of a video reference library, and highly interactive problem solving discussions, will enable you to implement solutions rapidly and effectively.

The series will include this cycle, three dynamic sessions. Register for one session or the entire series.

HR in a Box workshop #1 – September 26, 2017 – Workforce Planning: Aligning Business & People with Marcie Kiziak, CPHR & Ada Tai, CPHR

HR in a Box workshop #2 – October 24, 2017 – Retention Strategies: One size never fits all with Claudia Verburgh, CPHR & Doug Alloway, CPHR

HR in a Box workshop #3 – November 28, 2017 – Strategic Performance Management: Always an Integrated Process with Julianna Cantwell, CPHR & Barb Read

SpareSmarts

This is a calendar of monthly training events available to nonprofits in the Alberta Capital Region. The calendar includes workshops and webinars offered by different training providers. Prices vary and some are offered at no cost. Offerings change on a monthly basis.

Welcome to the Learning Centre. This is your first stop for all ECVO professional development opportunities and resources. We have collected a wealth of information here to support the work you do in your organization, as well as your personal professional development. If you are aware of additional resources that would benefit your colleagues in the sector please contact us.

Some of the events are focused on helping you to develop the specific knowledge or skills to effectively work in the sector today, while other opportunities are focused on helping your organization build the capacity to perform optimally into the future. Events are added regularly, so please check back often.

Upcoming Events

Jun
29
Thu
2017
ECVO Leadership Series: Executive Director Wine & Wisdom @ The Almanac
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sep
20
Wed
2017
Financial Management for Nonprofits and Charities @ St. John's Institute
Sep 20 @ 8:45 am – 4:15 pm
Sep
26
Tue
2017
HR in a Box Series 2 @ Santa Maria Goretti Centre
Sep 26 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

HR in a Box Returns this Fall! ECVO, in partnership with the Talent Pool, is delighted to bring back last fall’s HR in a Box series. Series 2 will reinforce the foundational information shared in 2016 but with a problem solving focus. Case studies will be at the core of the 2017 sessions to help you implement practical solutions in your everyday HR practices.

HR in a Box will continue to share best practices and innovative solutions designed to help organizations of all sizes build knowledge and capacity. A new roster of HR experts, the usage of a video reference library, and highly interactive problem solving discussions, will enable you to implement solutions rapidly and effectively.

The series will include this cycle, three dynamic sessions. Register for one session or the entire series.

HR in a Box workshop #1 – September 26, 2017 – Workforce Planning: Aligning Business & People with Marcie Kiziak, CPHR & Ada Tai, CPHR

HR in a Box workshop #2 – October 24, 2017 – Retention Strategies: One size never fits all with Claudia Verburgh, CPHR & Doug Alloway, CPHR

HR in a Box workshop #3 – November 28, 2017 – Strategic Performance Management: Always an Integrated Process with Julianna Cantwell, CPHR & Barb Read

Sep
27
Wed
2017
Financial Management for Nonprofits and Charities @ St. John's Institute
Sep 27 @ 8:45 am – 4:15 pm
Oct
4
Wed
2017
Financial Management for Nonprofits and Charities @ St. John's Institute
Oct 4 @ 8:45 am – 4:15 pm
Oct
12
Thu
2017
Upside Down Thinking About Collaboration @ Santa Maria Goretti Centre
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Oct
24
Tue
2017
HR in a Box Series 2 @ Santa Maria Goretti Centre
Oct 24 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

HR in a Box Returns this Fall! ECVO, in partnership with the Talent Pool, is delighted to bring back last fall’s HR in a Box series. Series 2 will reinforce the foundational information shared in 2016 but with a problem solving focus. Case studies will be at the core of the 2017 sessions to help you implement practical solutions in your everyday HR practices.

HR in a Box will continue to share best practices and innovative solutions designed to help organizations of all sizes build knowledge and capacity. A new roster of HR experts, the usage of a video reference library, and highly interactive problem solving discussions, will enable you to implement solutions rapidly and effectively.

The series will include this cycle, three dynamic sessions. Register for one session or the entire series.

HR in a Box workshop #1 – September 26, 2017 – Workforce Planning: Aligning Business & People with Marcie Kiziak, CPHR & Ada Tai, CPHR

HR in a Box workshop #2 – October 24, 2017 – Retention Strategies: One size never fits all with Claudia Verburgh, CPHR & Doug Alloway, CPHR

HR in a Box workshop #3 – November 28, 2017 – Strategic Performance Management: Always an Integrated Process with Julianna Cantwell, CPHR & Barb Read

Nov
28
Tue
2017
HR in a Box Series 2 @ Santa Maria Goretti Centre
Nov 28 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

HR in a Box Returns this Fall! ECVO, in partnership with the Talent Pool, is delighted to bring back last fall’s HR in a Box series. Series 2 will reinforce the foundational information shared in 2016 but with a problem solving focus. Case studies will be at the core of the 2017 sessions to help you implement practical solutions in your everyday HR practices.

HR in a Box will continue to share best practices and innovative solutions designed to help organizations of all sizes build knowledge and capacity. A new roster of HR experts, the usage of a video reference library, and highly interactive problem solving discussions, will enable you to implement solutions rapidly and effectively.

The series will include this cycle, three dynamic sessions. Register for one session or the entire series.

HR in a Box workshop #1 – September 26, 2017 – Workforce Planning: Aligning Business & People with Marcie Kiziak, CPHR & Ada Tai, CPHR

HR in a Box workshop #2 – October 24, 2017 – Retention Strategies: One size never fits all with Claudia Verburgh, CPHR & Doug Alloway, CPHR

HR in a Box workshop #3 – November 28, 2017 – Strategic Performance Management: Always an Integrated Process with Julianna Cantwell, CPHR & Barb Read

SpareSmarts

This is a calendar of monthly training events available to nonprofits in the Alberta Capital Region. The calendar includes workshops and webinars offered by different training providers. Prices vary and some are offered at no cost. Offerings change on a monthly basis.