SWIFT – Day Three – January 16, 2022

Leading in Conflict
Instructor: Janine Higgins – instructor with Western University, chartered mediator, and a former corporate lawyer

Date:
Sunday January 16, 2022
Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm (9:00am – 10:00am – Participant registration and Continental Breakfast)
Location: RRC Polytech’s Innovation Centre (known as Manitou a bi Bii daziigae)
Address: 319 Elgin Ave
Room: Roundhouse Auditorium

Cost: Up to 60 participants must pre-register with SWIFT’s training partners IATSE 856, DGC-MDC, ACTRA & ICG 669 to attend this session.

Lunch: Catered lunch (During lunch panel – 12:30pm to 1:30pm)

    Opening Program for Day 3:

10:00am – Opening remarks from FTM’s SWIFT Chair Carrie Wilkins (emcee for opening program)

Opening Greetings from Tracey Maconachie, Deputy Minister, Economic Development and Job and introduction of Minister Jon Reyes (Economic Development and Jobs)

Introduction of course instructor Janine Higgins

    Leading in Conflict – Course description:

During this one-day training course FTM SWIFT instructor Janine Higgins will teach the participants to apply a collaborative and nimble approach to resolving conflict and how to enhance your negotiation skills. Conflict is a daily occurrence that can disrupt the momentum for any leader, team or entire organization. During this training you will learn to develop strategies to lead difficult conversations, address team tension and resolve conflict.

In a positive and supportive class dynamic, the instructor will engage with the participants and discuss overcoming workplace related challenges and how to move your career forward in a professional and focused manner.

Topics Covered:

• Recognize the five conflict handling modes and understand your conflict handling habits
• Circle of conflict and dignity
• Bring out the best in others and yourself

About the instructor: Janine Higgins

Janine Higgins is an instructor with Western University and chartered mediator, a former corporate commercial lawyer, and an acclaimed training facilitator.

She teaches courses for educational institutions, government, corporations, and organizations throughout Ontario and in several other provinces. In 1994, Janine began conducting training for Western Continuing Studies, where she is the architect and principal instructor of conflict management.

Her courses revolve around many important work-related topics, such as: positive communication, emotional intelligence, assertiveness, and managing conflict in the workplace.

From 12:30pm to 1:30pm there will be a one-hour panel discussion:

    Physical & Mental Heath – Developing your work/life balance

5:00pm – 6:30pm – Reception

Please note: FTM’s SWIFT is an in-person conference and will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination along with mandatory masks. All participants will be checking in with a COVID-19 Supervisor.

FTM is a non-for-profit charity of the Province of Manitoba’s sector council program through the Department of Economic Development and Jobs. FTM builds a highly skilled and adaptable film industry workforce to support the activities of Manitoba production companies. FTM collaborates with members of the film and television industry to identify the training needs within the community.

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