Queen's University IRC

Queen's University

Customized Training

Customized Training in Human Resources and Labour Relations

Custom Solutions

Every organization has a vision – and unique barriers and facilitators to that vision. At Queen's IRC, we partner with you develop customized learning programs that address your specific challenges, align with your goals and give you and your team a competitive edge.

We have a well-deserved reputation for delivering specialty solutions across all labour relations, human resources and organization development disciplines, providing your employees with the skills they need to thrive in today's business environment.

Why IRC?

  • Custom solutions delivered across Canada
  • Over 75 years of expertise
  • Experience in management and union perspectives
  • Coaching from internationally-renowned facilitators with real-world experience
  • Mentoring beyond the classroom
  • Practical simulations
  • Evidence-based best practices

Why choose a Queen's IRC Custom Program?

  • Bring together employees from multiple units and levels to learn, plan and implement new processes as a team
  • Leverage the opportunity to introduce whole-systems change
  • Focus training on your industry and specific challenges
  • Take advantage of flexible scheduling and on-site facilitation

IRC Certification

Ask us about customizing a Queen's IRC certificate with corporate recognition!

Transforming knowledge into action

We collaborate with you to listen, learn, develop, implement and evaluate your custom program:

A knowledge base
We'll work with you to gain a deeper understanding about your specific needs and challenges through meetings, interviews, on-site visits, and environmental scans. 

A blueprint for action
Our Blueprint for Organizational Effectiveness provides a structure for analyzing your data and creating a custom curriculum that fully addresses your needs. We'll also work with you to identify goals and measures to ensure that learned skills are applied to real organizational change.

Real-world learning
Our team will recommend learning modules and facilitators who will offer the best approach to your learning program, including experiential programming designed to test theories, ideas and approaches.

Solutions – delivered
We'll work with you to manage the logistics of timing, venue and schedules – 
in-house at your organization, at our Kingston training venue, or at a retreat or venue in your city.

Measuring success
Queen's IRC incorporates a number of measurable tools and techniques that can immediately be implemented in the workplace and evaluated so that you can better understand progress and next steps. We can also facilitate follow-up sessions to ensure that learning and tools are fully embedded in your organization's culture.

Customized learning streams

Intensive Learning Camps
Queen's IRC has a wide range of short-duration and pre-designed programs that address critical people management and organizational issues. Our learning camps are well-suited to organizations that have well-defined needs and are looking for on-site training that maximizes learning while minimizing disruption for your teams.

Capacity and Community Building
Our Train the Trainer programs are designed to nurture internal teachers who can optimize learning, facilitate discussions and help to implement change in process and culture.

Our Communities of Practice modules provide targeted skills training to groups of individuals with shared interests and abilities, resulting in cohesive practices and shared learning across organizational teams.

Learning Consortia
Pool your resources with like-minded organizations in your area or industry sector to take advantage of tailored programs in a collaborative environment that offers mutual gain and valuable opportunities to share common insights and challenges.

Our Facilitators

Your team deserves guidance from facilitators with real-world experience. Our trainers balance evidence-based best practices with their experiences as industry and thought leaders to bring your organization practical solutions and innovative ideas that directly apply to your work environment.

Along with in-class coaching, our facilitators provide mentoring beyond the classroom, along with support and motivation through online articles, video tips and research briefs.

Let's talk
Want to know more about our custom programs and how they can work for you? Contact us to get the conversation started!

Contact:
Stephanie Noel
Queen's University IRC
Kingston, ON Canada K7L 3N6
Phone: 613-533-6000 Ext 77088
Fax: 613-533-6812
Email: Stephanie.Noel@QueensU.ca