The Human Resources Management Training Academy (HR MTA) series will be delivered over three half-days on Zoom, providing training to support participants in developing an HR plan that reinforces the current and future direction of their Nation or community. Participants will learn about best practices in HR plan development, SWOT analysis, recruitment, performance management, plan monitoring, evaluation, and more. Additionally, participants will hear from Legal, Federal, and Provincial representatives regarding legislation relevant to Human Resources work, including updates on COVID-19 specific information.
Event Date: Oct 18, 20 & 27, 2021
Event Time: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM PDT (Each Day)
Event Location: Zoom
Day 1 will cover HR foundational topics (including strategic HR planning, recruitment and selection) that provide formal processes for building capacity to meet current and future human resource needs.
Day 2 will focus on the legal aspects of HR, including the day-to-day legal obligations as an employer, as well as recent changes to legislation due to COVID-19 and the COVID-19 vaccine, followed by a talk on promoting health and wellness among staff during the pandemic.
Day 3 will cover the importance of establishing and maintaining effective workplace relationships and managing performance effectively.
Who should attend? BC First Nations: Band Administrators, HR Managers, or other Management Staff.
Price: $185 CAD (includes all three half-day sessions)
Tanya Thomas, MBA – Facilitator
Tanya Thomas is the Senior Manager, Human Resources at a progressive, First Nation government, Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN). A CPHR Candidate since summer 2020, Tanya is leading human development for a growing First Nation government that is near 90 employees – while still under the age of 30. Born and brought up in Mumbai, India, Tanya has completed her Bachelor’s in International Hospitality Management and Post Diploma in Human Resources Management from India. In 2014, Tanya started her journey in Kamloops, Canada and successfully graduated as the Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops. As an HR professional, Tanya takes advantage of the opportunities in her personal and professional life to make a positive impact on her colleagues, family, friends, and the community.
Other guest speakers on Day 2 include:
Siobhan Hutchinson – Labour Affairs Officer, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)’s Labour Program
Scott McCann – Partner, Harris & Co.; Lawyer, Labour and Employment Law
Melissa Morden – Health & Safety Officer, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)’s Labour Program