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Organization Development Foundations
Nov 2-6, 2020 (Full Days): Virtual Seat
Change Management
Nov 3-5, 2020 (10am-4:30pm EST): Virtual Seat
Managing Unionized Environments
Nov 16-19, 2020 (11:30am-5:00pm EST): Virtual Seat
Performance Management
Nov 16-17 & 24-25, 2020 (1:00pm-4:00pm EST): Virtual Seat
HR Metrics and Analytics
Nov 23-26, 2020 (10am to 3pm EST): Virtual Seat
Organizational Design
Dec 7-11, 2020 (11:00am-3:30pm EST) - Virtual Seat
Managing Unionized Environments
February 23-25, 2021 - Ottawa
Strategies for Workplace Conflicts
March 2-4, 2021 - Kingston
Linking HR Strategy to Business Strategy
March 8-11, 2021 (10am to 3pm EST): Virtual Seat
Change Management
March 9-11, 2021 - Kingston
Labour Relations Foundations
March 22-26, 2021 (10am to 5pm EST): Virtual Seat
Strategic Workforce Planning
March 24-25, 2021 - Toronto
Building Trust in the Workplace
March 29-April 1, 2021 (1pm to 4:30pm EST): Virtual Seat
Organization Development Foundations
March 30-April 2, 2021 - Toronto
Managing Unionized Environments
April 6-8, 2021 - Edmonton
Mastering Fact-Finding and Investigation
April 13-16, 2021 - Toronto
Negotiation Skills
April 26-30, 2021 (10am to 3pm EST): Virtual Seat
HR Metrics and Analytics
May 3-6, 2021 (10am to 3pm EST): Virtual Seat
Performance Management
May 11-12, 2021 - Ottawa
Coaching Skills
May 17-20, 2021 (11am to 4pm EST): Virtual Seat
Workplace Restoration
May 18-20, 2021 - Toronto
Labour Arbitration Skills
May 31-June 3, 2021: Virtual Seat
Organizational Design
June 7-11, 2021 - Calgary
Labour Relations Foundations
June 7-11, 2021 - Halifax
Change Management
June 15-17, 2021 - Toronto
Advanced HR
Jul 13-15, 2021 - Kingston
Negotiation Skills
July 19-23, 2021 (10am to 5pm EST): Virtual Seat
Managing Unionized Environments
August 10-12, 2021 - Halifax
Organization Development Foundations
Nov 2-6, 2020 (Full Days): Virtual Seat
Change Management
Nov 3-5, 2020 (10am-4:30pm EST): Virtual Seat
Managing Unionized Environments
Nov 16-19, 2020 (11:30am-5:00pm EST): Virtual Seat
Performance Management
Nov 16-17 & 24-25, 2020 (1:00pm-4:00pm EST): Virtual Seat
HR Metrics and Analytics
Nov 23-26, 2020 (10am to 3pm EST): Virtual Seat
Organizational Design
Dec 7-11, 2020 (11:00am-3:30pm EST) - Virtual Seat
Managing Unionized Environments
February 23-25, 2021 - Ottawa
Strategies for Workplace Conflicts
March 2-4, 2021 - Kingston
Linking HR Strategy to Business Strategy
March 8-11, 2021 (10am to 3pm EST): Virtual Seat
Change Management
March 9-11, 2021 - Kingston
Labour Relations Foundations
March 22-26, 2021 (10am to 5pm EST): Virtual Seat
Strategic Workforce Planning
March 24-25, 2021 - Toronto
Building Trust in the Workplace
March 29-April 1, 2021 (1pm to 4:30pm EST): Virtual Seat
Organization Development Foundations
March 30-April 2, 2021 - Toronto
Mastering Fact-Finding and Investigation
April 13-16, 2021 - Toronto
Negotiation Skills
April 26-30, 2021 (10am to 3pm EST): Virtual Seat
HR Metrics and Analytics
May 3-6, 2021 (10am to 3pm EST): Virtual Seat
Performance Management
May 11-12, 2021 - Ottawa
Coaching Skills
May 17-20, 2021 (11am to 4pm EST): Virtual Seat
Workplace Restoration
May 18-20, 2021 - Toronto
Labour Arbitration Skills
May 31-June 3, 2021: Virtual Seat
Organizational Design
June 7-11, 2021 - Calgary
Change Management
June 15-17, 2021 - Toronto
Advanced HR
Jul 13-15, 2021 - Kingston
Negotiation Skills
July 19-23, 2021 (10am to 5pm EST): Virtual Seat

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News and Events

Queen's IRC
Publication date: September, 2020

Our Program Prospectus is now available! In light of the shift to working from home, we will not be mailing out hard copies of our new Program Prospectus this fall. Please download the enhanced digital version to learn more about our exciting virtual training options in 2020! Download the Program Prospectus now! more

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Stephanie Noel, Queen's IRC Director
Publication date: August, 2020

We invite everyone who works in a labour relations role (both union and management) to participate in our survey on the State of Labour Relations in Canada. Complete the Survey Now more

Queen's IRC
Publication date: August, 2020

Queen's IRC is pleased to bring you a series of free Community of Practice (COP) webinars and online meetings, to allow the IRC community to connect with our facilitators and discuss burning issues in labour relations, human resources and organizational development. This is a great opportunity to connect with peers, get advice from our facilitators and learn how to approach today's new way of working. more

Queen's IRC
Publication date: August, 2020

Queen’s IRC plans to deliver synchronous virtual learning, where all participants attend the program live as it happens. In addition to the live sessions, there may be some “homework” or offline work to complete before the next session. more

Stephanie Noel, Queen's IRC Director
Publication date: August, 2020

The current COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted our ability to offer training the way we normally do, with participants travelling from across the country to meet face-to-face and work together to build new skills. We know that you still have training needs, and we have been working hard to find ways to meet these needs in a way that keeps everyone safe, continues to deliver the premium training you expect from Queen’s IRC, and has options that work with provincial and organizational restrictions. more

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