May 31 & 1

Introductory Microsoft Excel

Registration Deadline: May 27, 2022
During this two day, hands-on workshop, you will learn:
  • Basic editing
  • Basic formula creation and troubleshooting techniques
  • Frequently used formulas
  • Excel tables
  • Inserting pictures, clipart and wordart into spreadsheets
  • Keyboard Shortcuts

Who should attend?

This training session is for those who would like a general working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.  Practical hands-on examples will be provided.

Cost

$895.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
May 31 to June 1, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Jun 2 & 3

Human Resources: HR 101 for Supervisors & Managers

Registration Deadline: May 24, 2022
This session is intended to support the development of supervisors and managers who may not have an HR background or who are new to managing others within their organization.  Supervisors and managers play a significant role in shaping the workplace culture and supporting the governance objectives of their community.

Participants will be provided with an overview of a First Nation's accountability as an employer under both Federal and Provincial employment-related legislation.  For elected leaders who may be new to this role, the session will also provide some best practices for providing leadership in the oversight of the HR function.  

Who should attend?

This workshop is intended for people working within First Nations organizations who are looking to learn about the Human Resource function and how it relates to the supervisory and management role.

Cost

  • $945.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
June 2 & 3, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Registration

Space is limited to 30 persons. Demand is usually high, so we recommend you register early. You’ll be registered once we have received payment for the workshop. Please fill out a separate registration form for each participant.

Jun 7 & 8

Accounting Concepts (June)

Registration Deadline: Jun 3, 2022
During this two day, hands-on workshop you will learn: Introduction to Accounting
  • Accounting Terminology
  • Double Entry System
  • Explanation of Assets, Liabilities, Revenue and Expenses
  • Bank Reconciliations
General Ledger
  • Chart of Accounts
  • Balance Sheet
  • Income Statement
  • Relationship to sub ledgers
  • Adjustments
Accounts Payable
  • Invoices
  • Cheques
  • Approval Processes
  • Record Keeping
Payroll
  • Timesheets
  • Processing Payroll
  • Record Keeping

Who should attend?

This session is geared for those who would like a better understanding of how the accounting cycle works and how daily financial transactions impact the financial reports of their organizations.

Cost

$895.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
June 7 & 8, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Jun 22 & 23

Intermediate Adagio Ledger and Payables

Registration Deadline: Jun 17, 2022

Adagio Ledger

  • Creating new departments & accounts
  • Monthly & annual period closing
  • Using Excel Direct to analyze accounting data
  • Monthly reporting, including the Financial Reporter

Adagio Payables

  • Payables year end processing
  • Reconciling payables to ledger
  • Options for reversing AP cheque's
  • Vendor Maintenance
 

Who should attend?

This session is geared to First Nation finance staff who have been using Adagio for a short time and would like to go beyond day-to-day data entry.

Cost

  • $895.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)
    • Discounts will be offered if registering for this together with PayDirt Payroll
    • $100 discount for attending both workshops

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
June 22 & 23, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Registration

Space is limited to 16 persons. Demand is usually high, so we recommend you register early. You’ll be registered once we have received payment for the workshop. Please fill out a separate registration form for each participant.

Jun 24

Intermediate PayDirt Payroll

Registration Deadline: Jun 17, 2022
Some topics that will be covered are:
  • Processing Advances through PayDirt
  • Preparing for T4's
  • Records of Employment
  • Reversing a Payroll Cheque

Who should attend?

This session is geared to First Nation finance staff who have been using PayDirt Payroll for a short time, and would like to go beyond day to day data entry.

Cost

  • $495.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)
    • Discounts will be offered if registering for this together with Intermediate Adagio Ledger & Payables
    • $100 discount for attending both of these workshops

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
June 24, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Registration

Space is limited to 16 persons. Demand is usually high, so we recommend you register early. You’ll be registered once we have received payment for the workshop. Please fill out a separate registration form for each participant.

Jul 12

Introductory Microsoft Word

Registration Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
During this one day, hands-on workshop, you will learn:
  • Managing the ribbon, and making the most of the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Review of editing and formatting tools
  • Columns and Tables
  • Headers and Footers
  • Print and page setup
 

Who should attend?

This training session is for those who would like a general working knowledge of Microsoft Word.  Practical hands-on examples will be provided.

Cost

$495.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)
($100 discount if registering for this workshop and the Microsoft Services workshop on July 13, 2022)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
July 12, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Jul 13

Microsoft Services

Registration Deadline: Jul 8, 2022
Microsoft PowerPoint/Outlook/Email
  • Inserting and editing pictures and text boxes
  • Slide management tools
  • Outlook shortcuts
  • Email management strategies
 

Who should attend?

This session is for those who would like a general working knowledge of MS PowerPoint and Outlook.  Practical hands-on examples will be provided.

Cost

$495.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
July 13, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Jul 19 & 20

Intermediate Microsoft Excel

Registration Deadline: Jul 15, 2022
During this two-day, hands-on course, you will learn how to access and use:
      • Ribbon
        Toolbars
        Quick Access Toolbar
        Basic Editing
        Tables
        Advanced Formulas
        VLOOKUP/HLOOKUP
        IF Statements
        Date & Time Functions
        Super Formulas
        Math Functions
        how to troubleshoot Formulas
        Intro to Macros
        Connecting Worksheets / Workbooks & External Data
        Using Named Ranges
        Conditional Formatting
        Pivot Tables

Who should attend?

First Nations staff who already work with Microsoft Excel and want to become more proficient.

Proof of vaccination will be required for attendance at this workshop.

Cost

$895.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
July 19 & 20, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Registration

Space is limited to 16 persons. Demand is usually high, so we recommend you register early. You’ll be registered once we have received payment for the workshop. Please fill out a separate registration form for each participant.

Aug 3 & 4

Accounting Concepts (August)

Registration Deadline: Jul 29, 2022
During this two day, hands-on workshop you will learn: Introduction to Accounting
  • Accounting Terminology
  • Double Entry System
  • Explanation of Assets, Liabilities, Revenue and Expenses
  • Bank Reconciliations
General Ledger
  • Chart of Accounts
  • Balance Sheet
  • Income Statement
  • Relationship to sub ledgers
  • Adjustments
Accounts Payable
  • Invoices
  • Cheques
  • Approval Processes
  • Record Keeping
Payroll
  • Timesheets
  • Processing Payroll
  • Record Keeping
 

Who should attend?

This session is geared for those who would like a better understanding of how the accounting cycle works and how daily financial transactions impact the financial reports of their organizations.

Cost

$895.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
August 3 & 4, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Aug 10 & 11

Introductory Microsoft Excel

Registration Deadline: Aug 6, 2022
During this one day, hands-on workshop, you will learn:
  • Basic editing
  • Basic formula creation and troubleshooting techniques
  • Frequently used formulas
  • Excel tables
  • Inserting pictures, clipart and wordart into spreadsheets
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
 

Who should attend?

This training session is for those who would like a general working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.  Practical hands-on examples will be provided.

Cost

$895.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
August 10 & 11, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Aug 16 & 17

Human Resources: Hiring and Onboarding

Registration Deadline: Aug 5, 2022
Where do you promote your job postings?  Is there a process to reviewing and choosing the applicants to interview?  Once an employee is hired, are there policies in place to manage the wage costs and employee time? This workshop will:
  • Give you new ideas on how to create and share job postings to attract the best candidates
  • Provide best practices for candidate interviewing and selection processes
  • Ensure your organization is non-discriminatory in resume screening, interview questions, pre-employment testing and candidate selection
  • Ensure you know what's coming: pay-equity and pay-transparency legislation for federally regulated organizations (Bill C-86)
 

Who should attend?

This workshop is intended for people working within First Nations organizations who have responsibility for hiring staff and/or managing payroll.

Cost

  • $945.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
August 16 & 17, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Registration

Space is limited to 30 persons. Demand is usually high, so we recommend you register early. You’ll be registered once we have received payment for the workshop. Please fill out a separate registration form for each participant.

Aug 23

Advanced PayDirt Payroll

Registration Deadline: Aug 19, 2022
During this one day, hands-on workshop you will learn:
  • Paycode Maintenance
  • Mass Change
  • Advances & Accruals
  • Wages Clearing Accounts
  • Importing Payroll

Who should attend?

This session is geared to finance staff of First Nation organizations who are experienced users of PayDirt Payroll.

Cost

$495.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)
($100 Discount if attending PayDirt Payroll AND Adagio Ledger & Payables workshops)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
August 23, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Aug 24 & 25

Advanced Adagio Ledger & Payables

Registration Deadline: Aug 19, 2022
During this two day, hands-on workshop you will learn: Adagio Ledger
  • Archived (Recurring) Batches
  • Importing & Exporting
  • Financial Reporter
  • Filtering
  • GL Settings & Options
  • Ledger Tips & Tricks
Adagio Payables
  • Manual Checks
  • Reversing an AP Check
  • Reconciling AP to the GL
  • Adagio EFT
  • AP Settings & Options
Adagio DocStore
  • Attaching pdf's to payables invoices
  • Viewing pdf's in the ledger module
  • Benefits of the electronic filing system

Who should attend?

This session is geared to finance staff of First Nation organizations who are experienced users of Adagio Ledger & Payables.

Cost

$895.00 per person (includes GST, as well as lunch and refreshments)
($100 Discount if attending Adagio Ledger & Payables AND PayDirt Payroll workshops)

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
August 24 & 25, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm