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This is a curated list of training and educational events of particular interest to Yukon First Nations.

Yukon First Nations 101 - ONLINE - Whitehorse, Yukon

Yukon First Nations 101 has been developed to educate students and employees about the culture and history of the First Nations Peoples of the Yukon, the cultural values shared among Yukon First Natio..

12-Oct-2017 to 12-Oct-2017

Effective Communication Workshop - Various Dates/Locations

This Effective Communication Workshop has been designed to provide participants with a skills‐based approach focused toward the development of expertise that will facilitate the achievement of bot..

24-Oct-2017 to 13-Dec-2017

Effective Leadership & Team Building Workshop - Various Locations

This Leadership & Team Building Workshop has been designed to provide participants with a skills‐based approach focused toward the development of expertise that will facilitate the achievement of ..

02-Nov-2017 to 15-Dec-2017

Best Practices in Disability Case Management – Avoid Pitfalls and Obstacles

Description: Disability Case Management and Return to Work Planning can be difficult and filled with obstacles. This session is designed to give you practical tools and tips that will help you navigat..

07-Nov-2017 to 07-Nov-2017

Yukon Water and Wastewater Operator Program (YWWOP) (Whitehorse)

The Yukon Water and Wastewater Operator program (YWWOP) offers a range of courses designed to meet the needs of water and wastewater operators working within municipal, territorial, federal or First N..

07-Nov-2017 to 15-Mar-2018

A Wellness Day - Whitehorse, YT

NORTHERN INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL JUSTICE TRAINING PROGRAM: Curious about wellness? Wondering where to start? Short of time? Take a day for an orientation to wellness, with instructor..

17-Nov-2017 to 17-Nov-2017

Creativity and the Craft of Leadership 4-Day Course (Banff, AB)

Leadership is about taking initiative, which is—in every sense—a creative act. To excel at any creative act, you must work to master your craft. The craft of leadership is working with..

20-Nov-2017 to 24-Nov-2017

Leading Complex Systems - Victoria, BC

Leading Complex Systems is an exciting, highly relevant and real-world driven program designed to fully engage leaders in furthering their capacity to lead the systems they work in and with. When we s..

20-Nov-2017 to 24-Nov-2017

Mediation – Facilitating Conflict Resolution - (Whitehorse, Yukon)

This skills-based workshop is designed to give participants the tools to work with disputing parties to clarify misunderstandings, identify interests and work towards options for resolving the conflic..

21-Nov-2017 to 22-Nov-2017

Our Land, Our Future: National Summit on Indigenous Youth and Natural Resource Development - Calgary

The Conference Board of Canada is proud to be working with a balanced Advisory Committee of Indigenous, private and public sector representatives as well as Indigenous youth to put this event together..

21-Nov-2017 to 22-Nov-2017


This four-day, hands-on and instructor led course will feature the following Sage Modules which integrate into your current Sage 300 Financial System; Bank services, Accounts Receivable, Accounts ..

21-Nov-2017 to 24-Nov-2017

Intergovernmental Relations - Whitehorse, YT

This workshop provides an overview of the concept and practice of intergovernmental relations, specifically in relation to governance across the North. This course is intended to inform students ..

23-Nov-2017 to 24-Nov-2017

Good Governance for Indigenous Councils and Boards - (Banff, Alberta)

This program will explore the structure and management of a governing body for maximum efficiency and effectiveness, with particular focus on building solid foundations for Indigenous good governance...

26-Nov-2017 to 01-Dec-2017

Developing Leadership Impact - Victoria, BC

Developing Leadership Impact is an intensive 4-day program that identifies and develops key leadership skills, and explores organizational change leadership. At the core of contemporary leadership is ..

27-Nov-2017 to 30-Nov-2017

Professional Minute Taking - (Whitehorse, Yukon)

Designed especially for administrative officers, secretaries, assistants, writers, editors, research analysts, and all results-oriented team members. Workshop topics include - Ba..

27-Nov-2017 to 27-Nov-2017

Bookkeeping Fundamentals Level 1 - (Whitehorse)

This three-week course is designed specifically for those with little or no bookkeeping experience. With a focus on basic accounting theory and foundations in general procedures, this intensive course..

28-Nov-2017 to 19-Dec-2017

Human Resources - (Whitehorse, Yukon)

This workshop will help you gain an understanding of human resource management within a First Nations cultural environment, identify how wellness, training and work-life balance impact retention, ..

28-Nov-2017 to 29-Nov-2017

Supporting Your Staff through Loss & Grief - (Whitehorse, Yukon)

Supporting Your Staff through Loss and Grief (a half-day course developed and delivered by Hospice Yukon staff for the NISJ). Grief affects all workplaces. The effects of grief are felt by those w..

29-Nov-2017 to 29-Nov-2017

Working in Social Services, The Essential Skills - (Whitehorse, Yukon)

This introductory workshop provides the fundamental understanding and skills required for working with people in a helping capacity. Whether working in the role of general helper, counsellor or admini..

29-Nov-2017 to 29-Nov-2017

Agenda, Minutes and Listening Skills (Whitehorse)

Workshop Overview: AGENDA – what is in and out WHY do we take minutes What we record in Minutes (various meetings) How we prepare for meetings Basic understanding & tools to use..

01-Dec-2017 to 01-Dec-2017

Procedural By-laws (Whitehorse)

Workshop Overview: ''By the Rules” Procedural By-laws - Through Principles of Municipal Act and Parliamentary Procedures, Based on Robert’s Rules of Order 11th Edition Learning ..

02-Dec-2017 to 02-Dec-2017

MS Projects for Managing Projects

MS Project is a powerful industry standard software tool than can help you manage projects, programs, and multiple tasks. This course provides comprehensive training in the following skills: creating ..

04-Dec-2017 to 05-Dec-2017

Evidence-Based Management (EBM)—An Introduction - Part 1 (Webinar)

Explore the Canadian perspective on the benefits of moving to an evidence-based approach to decision making in management and Human Resources. This presentation looks at the theory and practice of u..

05-Dec-2017 to 05-Dec-2017


This one-day course is intended for anyone interested in learning more about Yukon First Nations and Self-Government. Develop a broader understanding and appreciation for the key moments in Yukon Firs..

06-Dec-2017 to 06-Dec-2017

Indigenous HR Communication Workshop - (Winnipeg, Manitoba)

Attend this workshop to build your skill set in using communication to build effective work relationships and to confront conflict. Topics Include: Why and how do we communicate Encounte..

06-Dec-2017 to 06-Dec-2017

Managing Project Teams and Stakeholders - (Whitehorse)

Develop comprehensive skills by learning real-world strategies and best practices used in project management. Discover how improved communication and influencing techniques will help you find success ..

06-Dec-2017 to 07-Dec-2017

Indigenous Strategic Planning - (Banff, Alberta)

You will learn a proven model for strategic planning, based upon systems thinking and its associated processes, tasks, and activities. The program will prepare you to implement a community..

10-Dec-2017 to 15-Dec-2017

Best Practices in Indigenous Business and Economic Development - (Banff, Alberta)

In this program, fundamental issues of governance, such as the creation of culturally appropriate governmental institutions and the role of Indigenous leaders in effectively planning, creating, and pr..

28-Jan-2018 to 02-Feb-2018

Best Practices in Indigenous Business and Economic Development (Banff, AB)

Building effective economic policy will help achieve more successful, sustainable, and self-determined economic activity. In this program, fundamental issues of governance, such as the creation of cul..

28-Jan-2018 to 02-Feb-2018

Evidence-Based Management (EBM)—Begin Where You Are - Part 2 (Webinar)

This three-part series looks at the theory and practice of using evidence, including HR metrics, to ensure that organizations make decisions that are most likely to support their organization&rsqu..

30-Jan-2018 to 30-Jan-2018

Marijuana at the Workplace (Toronto, ON)

Canada will become the first G7 country to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Marijuana legalization brings several economic, regulatory, social and health challenges for Canadian workpla..

14-Feb-2018 to 15-Feb-2018

Evidence-Based Management (EBM)—Putting Your HR Data Into the Wider Context - Part 3 (Webinar)

This three-part series looks at the theory and practice of using evidence, including HR metrics, to ensure that organizations make decisions that are most likely to support their organization’s ..

20-Feb-2018 to 20-Feb-2018

Sage 300 Canadian Payroll (Vancouver)

Sage 300 Payroll Training Secure and feature-rich, Sage 300 ERP Canadian Payroll lets you process payroll according to your requirements! Sage 300 ERP’s Payroll Update Plan ensures your ..

21-Feb-2018 to 23-Feb-2018

Emotional Intelligence (Whitehorse)

Emotionally intelligent people are able to identify and assess their emotions and those of others and then use that information to guide their actions and influence the actions of others. Emotional in..

08-Mar-2018 to 08-Mar-2018

ARMA Canada Conference (Vancouver)

The ARMA Vancouver Chapter is pleased to announce that the First Nations RIM Symposium Planning Committee (the Committee) has partnered with ARMA Canada to provide First Nations content at the ARMA Ca..

28-May-2018 to 30-May-2018