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CIM Winnipeg Branch Presents: Magic of Coaching Workshop

October 9, 2012

Magic of Coaching Flyer

The Magic of Coaching within Leadership

discovering potential and achieving extraordinary results

with Marc Desrosiers, MBA, ABC, P.Mgr

Are you witnessing an appalling lack of leadership to evoke the full and willing commitmentof employees to apply their energies to achieve top performance?

Do you subscribe to the view that a strong and vibrant workplace is where you – as a manager / supervisor / leader – could and should engage both the hearts and minds of individuals and teams to use all of their talents to contribute to high performance results?

As leaders or leaders-in-the-making, we do have the power to engage others, to set and achieve goals, to act authentically, to dream of the impact we want to make, and to follow through on that dream.

and now … Marc Desrosiers will introduce you to that dream and to the often forgotten art and magic of coaching!

Coaching . . . Supports you as a manager/supervisor/leader at all levels by introducing fresh ways of listening, thinking, learning and leading in today’s world.

Helps you and your ‘coach-ee’ to attain a higher level of success in both your personal and professional lives; discovering full potential and achieving a synergy of extraordinary results.

Marc Desrosiers is a popular sessional lecturer at the University of Manitoba, instructing Certificate in Management (CIM), as well as Human Resource Management (HRM) courses. He has instructed at the
Red River College of Applied Arts and Sciences (Business) and at the Winnipeg Police Service Training Academy (Leadership, Coaching, Supervising, Communicating); and has presented at numerous workshops and conferences locally and abroad.

In his award-winning work in Philanthropy, Alumni Relations and Institutional Advancement, Marc has garnered both local and national recognition. His Marketing and Communications expertise has been recognized with a plethora of awards from the international natural gas industry. He has held senior leadership and Management positions in the Federal Government, the private sector, the not-for-profit arena, and at four post-secondary educational institutions in Manitoba.

Marc was born and raised in Winnipeg (St. Boniface) and received his BA (Hons) from the University of Manitoba; MBA in Communications, Toronto; ABC accreditation through the International Association of Business Communicators; UMC Certificate in University Management from the Centre for Higher Education, Research and Development; and a post-graduate IEM Certificate in Institutional Educational Management from Harvard University. In 2009, he received his PMgr designation from the Canadian Institute of Management.

Join us for a highly informative and interactive half-day workshop with Marc, to explore topical and practical leadership coaching techniques.

7:30 am to Noon | Saturday, November 3 | Norwood Hotel
Continental Breakfast: 7:30 am – 8:30 am     Workshop: 8:30 am (sharp) – noon

Sponsored by the Canadian Institute of Management, Winnipeg Branch
Cost: CIM Members and UofM CIM /HRM Students: complimentary;
Non-Members: $195

Seats are limited

Pre-Register by October 27, 2012
Pre-Register before midnight, Saturday, October 13th at cim.winnipeg@mts.net or 204.474.8653 to be entered into a draw for an executive briefcase

CIM Graduation 2012

October 2, 2012

Congratulations to the 46th Graduating Class of the Canadian Institute of Management, Winnipeg Branch.

The ceremonies took place Saturday June 23rd, 2012 at the University of Manitoba; the convocation was followed by a dinner / dance to celebrate the accomplishment of the 50 graduates for the 2012 year.

Dr. Lori Wallace, Dean of Extended Education, with the University of Manitoba greeted this year’s graduates, and provided her words of praise and encouragement as new doors open for the newest C.I.M. members. Heartfelt greetings from the National Branch of C.I.M. were extended by Dr. Matthew Jelavic, the National Vice-President of Education. City of Winnipeg Councilor Mike Pagtakhan a C.I.M. graduate himself also addressed the graduating class, siting both personal and professional anecdotes of how these same paths lead to his success of today. The 2012 Valedictorian Andrew Maitland spoke of the challenges of the commitment required in obtaining the C.I.M. designation over the course of the last four years, but more importantly described the feeling of pride and accomplishment for a job well done by all.

The certificates and honors recognition were presented by Clayton McPherson, President of the Winnipeg Branch. In addition Clayton also presented the Gold, Silver, and Bronze academic awards to the three individuals who excelled in the program achieving the first, second and third highest grade point average. . This year’s recipient of the Gold Award was presented to Cheryl Summerly, the Silver Award was given to Karen Long, and the Bronze Award went to Gary Shewchuk.

After the dinner celebration, entertainment was provided where the entire audience participated in a Family Feud Game. As the teams paired off against one another, the victors of the evening resulted with the Winnipeg Branch Board of Directors taking home the coveted honor. The evening then continued with dancing to the wee hours, culminating a most memorable day for all.

Respectfully submitted
Vice President – Education
Garry Kalawarny, C.I.M.