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

Oct 4 & 5

Accounting Concepts (October)

Registration Deadline: Sep 30, 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
October 4 & 5, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Oct 18 & 19

Human Resources: Effective Performance Management

Registration Deadline: Oct 7, 2022
Having an effective Performance Management System ensures that individual and team goals are aligned with the organizations strategic goals.  It is a continuous process that does not only involve reviewing performance on an annual basis, but also involves having up-to-date job descriptions,  providing necessary training, continuously reviewing, and assessing employee progress, and providing ongoing coaching, communication, and performance feedback. Participants will not only learn how to build an effective Performance Management System, but they will also learn how to establish consistent processes on how to recognize and properly address performance concerns quickly as well as keeping all employees motivated and on track.  Particular areas of focus will be:
  • Setting Goals/Deliverables & Expectations
  • Providing Effective Feedback
  • Performance Reviews
  • Providing Constructive Feedback & Coaching for Improvement
  • Dealing with Performance Issues
 

Who should attend?

This session is intended to support the development of HR Managers and Representatives along with immediate supervisors and managers who may not have an HR background or who are new to managing others within their organization.  For elected leaders who may be new to their role, this session will provide some best practices for providing leadership in the oversight of the HR function.

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
October 18 & 19, 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.

Oct 25 & 26

Introduction to Computers

Registration Deadline: Oct 21, 2022
During this two-day, hands-on course, you will learn basic computer skills essential for computer work. This workshop will discuss:
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Web Browsers
  • Email
  • Security
  • File Management
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
 

Who should attend?

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

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
October 25 & 26, 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.

Nov 8 & 9

Introduction to Adagio Ledger & Payables

Registration Deadline: Nov 4, 2022

Adagio Ledger

  • Basics of Accounting - Debits & Credits
  • Departments and the Chart of Accounts
  • Viewing transactions in the Ledger
  • Monthly reporting, including the Financial Reporter

Adagio Payables

  • Payables processing
  • Payables Accounting and control accounts' function
  • Options for reversing AP cheque's
  • Vendor Maintenance
 

Who should attend?

This session is geared to First Nation finance staff who are just starting to use Adagio or those who just need a refresher.

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
November 8 & 9, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Nov 10

Introduction to PayDirt Payroll

Registration Deadline: Nov 4, 2022

PayDirt Payroll

  • Payroll Processing
  • Pay period end dates & related topics
  • Preparing for T4's
  • Records of Employment
 

Who should attend?

This session is geared to First Nation finance staff who are just starting to use PayDirt Payroll, or those who need a refresher.

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
November 10, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Nov 22 & 23

Introductory Microsoft Excel

Registration Deadline: Nov 18, 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
November 22 & 23, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Nov 29 & 30

Intermediate Microsoft Excel

Registration Deadline: Nov 25, 2022
During this one-day, hands-on course, you will learn how to access and use Toolbars, Ribbon, 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 and Pivot Tables.

Who should attend?

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

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
November 29 & 30, 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.

Dec 6 & 7

Human Resources: HR 101 for Supervisors & Managers

Registration Deadline: Nov 25, 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
December 6 & 7, 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.

Dec 6 - 7

Accounting Concepts (December)

Registration Deadline: Dec 2, 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
December 6 & 7, 2022
9:00 am to 3:30 pm

Dec 13

Intermediate PayDirt Payroll

Registration Deadline: Dec 9, 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 either Introductory Adagio Bank Rec OR Intermediate Adagio Ledger & Payables
    • $100 discount for attending 2 of these 3 workshops, or $200 discount for attending all 3

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
December 13, 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.

Dec 14 & 15

Intermediate Adagio Ledger and Payables

Registration Deadline: Dec 9, 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 either Introductory Adagio Bank Rec OR Intermediate Adagio Ledger & Payables
    • $100 discount for attending 2 of these 3 workshops, or $200 discount for attending all 3

Location, date & time

ASI Training Facility: 7th Floor, 294 Portage Ave., Winnipeg, MB
December 14 & 15, 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.