Workshops

SMART HR delivers ready-to-go programs complete with comprehensive participant workbook and resource materials tailored to your business needs and industry.

We deliver fun, dynamic training your team will remember and apply in their job roles.

Curate Your Culture

Culture may just be the biggest attraction and retention factor in a labour market where shortages are looming. Learn what it takes to create a culture that makes you an employer of choice using four important processes: DEFINE the culture you already have, REFINE to create the culture you really want, SUSTAIN the culture you’ve created and RECRUIT for people who fit that culture.

Time: 9:30am – 1:00pm
Location: Coastal Offices, 132-328 Wale Road in Colwood
Room: Olympic Room
Cost: $145
Date: April 30th
June 11th

To register, email lindsay@smart-hr.ca

Coaching & Effective Team Leadership

One of our most popular classes, this workshop is perfect for managers or business leaders looking to improve their coaching and leadership skills. Learn how to really listen, ask better questions, and increase engagement on your team. Get practical tools to improve your leadership skills and assess how effectively your team is functioning.

Time: 8:30am – 1:30pm
Location: Coastal Offices, 132-328 Wale Road in Colwood
Room: Olympic Room
Cost: $160 + gst (includes lunch)
Dates: February 19
March 21
April 23
May 22
June 20

To register, email lindsay@smart-hr.ca

Radical Retention

In a climate where good employees are getting harder and harder to find, it’s important for businesses to know what today’s employees are looking for in order to engage and commit. The answers may be simpler than you think. Looking at some key retention indicators and real life applications this workshop will help you understand what you need to do to keep great talent. It may surprise you to learn what’s really important to your employees and what it takes to keep your best people on your team.

Time: 9:30am – 12pm
Location: Coastal Offices, 132-328 Wale Road in Colwood
Room: Olympic Room
Dates: May 16th
Cost: $85

To register, email lindsay@smart-hr.ca

HR Check-up

Do you know where potential HR problem areas exist within your business?  Are your managers equipped with the knowledge, tools and confidence they need to effectively manage your team?  Many business owners don’t think about their HR until something happens that has potentially costly repercussions for their business. Find out where you might be at risk before these things turn into costly issues.

Time: 12pm-1pm
Location: Coastal Offices, 132-328 Wale Road in Colwood
Room: Boardroom
Cost:   FREE
Dates: April 9

To register, email lindsay@smart-hr.ca

Inspiring Performance Management

Managing your team’s performance can be daunting, time-consuming process that employees dread almost as much as their managers do. Is there a more effective way to get the best out of your team? Learn some best practices to not just motivate, but inspire your team.

Please email lindsay@smart-hr.ca if you’d like to be notified when a date is confirmed

Hands-on Hiring Clinic

Hiring can be a time-consuming challenging process that doesn’t always guarantee the best outcome, and it can be costly when things don’t turn out. Learn and practice the most important things you need to know for making great hires in this hands-on “clinic” style workshop.

Please email lindsay@smart-hr.ca if you’d like to be notified when a date is confirmed

Customize! Combine and deliver training that meets your business needs.

If one of these programs doesn’t exactly meet your needs, pick and choose elements of existing programs to create a custom workshop that hits all the training points you want to deliver. Or, we can work with you to create a program that addresses your business priorities right now. Call us at 250-661-2908 or email ingrid@smart-hr.ca to talk about your training needs.