The First Nations Public Service Secretariat (FNPSS) invites First Nations Band Managers, Chief Administrative Officers and Executive Directors, or those in an equivalent role looking to expand their network, skills and knowledge in administration to register for the 2023 offering of Foundations of First Nation Administration.
This will be a 6-week comprehensive, introductory series, which combines virtual and in-person learning. This course will feature 24 sessions by experts and key note speakers and will provide opportunities for wellness check-ins, networking and skills development.
Through active engagement and collaboration, participants will strengthen their understanding of topics integral to First Nations administration such as strategic planning, leadership skills, finance, contracts, communications, community engagement, economic development and more!
- Cultivating Wellness
- Understanding First Nations Administration
- Embodying Leadership
- Planning Tools
- Human Resources Leadership
- Communications and Engagement
- Policy Development
- Housing, Infrastructure and Land Use
- Financial Fundamentals, Reporting and Agreements
- Proposal Writing
- Records and Information Management
- Data Governance
- Contracts and Agreements
- Internal Communications Strategy
- Economic Development
- Emergency Management
The dates are as follows:
August 21st to 24th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm – In-Person in Victoria, BC at The Parkside Hotel & Spa
August 29th & August 31st from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm – Virtual via Zoom
September 5th & 7th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm – Virtual via Zoom
September 12th & 14th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm – Virtual via Zoom
September 19th & 28th from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm – Virtual via Zoom
ONE WEEK BREAK from September 25th to 29th
October 2nd to 5th from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm – In-Person in Prince George, BC. Venue TBA.