Please select two of the six CCP courses when you register online.Steve Kuntz, University of Alberta
Writing for Clarity, Coherence, and Conciseness
Most days, in one form or another, you write—an email, a memo, a report. But you don’t quite feel at ease about your communication when you hit “send” or turn in that report. What’s impeding your progress in taking this vital form of communication to another level?
The session will focus on what you know, what you don’t know, and what you ought to know—with the goal to SEE your writing from a different perspective and gain confidence in producing clear, concise, coherent, and correct writing. To apply these characteristics and what we have learned, we will consider the CV and cover letter genres.
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Richard Dixon and Dr. Kirby Wright
Regulatory and Strategic Affairs Center (RASAC)
There are two new forces that are impacting professional organizations and the professions they manage. The AIA and professional agrologists will be impacted by these forces. First, increasingly and on a global scale, professional regulators are under greater scrutiny to provide better management of their members. And second, others are foresighting that professions will find their roles dramatically changed in a digital society. Based on the latest research, including a $1M study by the Alberta Energy Regulator, this session will explore these two forces and how AIA’s seven pillars can respond to these new challenges.
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We get feedback every day of our lives from colleagues, bosses and clients, friends, and family. Some feedback is hard to hear, some makes us feel great, some is useful and some – you wonder what planet it came from!
Receiving feedback is challenging because it is at the intersection of two human desires…we want to learn and grow and we want to be accepted just the way we are. Read More .
Dr. Bill Shotyk
Barry Adams And Mike Alexander
Les Fuller, David Lloyd and AIA Council
Les Fuller, PhD, PAg: Detailed Practice Standards Coordinator