Upcoming Seminars

Take the Lead: Principles for Administrative Leadership in the Arts

Presented by WorkInCulture and Young Associates

October 12 & 13, 2017

DESCRIPTION

Learn how to be an effective manager, director, or even board member of an arts organization. Get an in depth understanding of how financial literacy and HR management are linked. This two day series, presented in partnership by Young Associates and WorkInCulture, will provide aspiring and emerging leaders and/or mid-senior level staff working in the cultural sector with foundational tips and practical exercises that can be applied to day-to-day tasks.

Ticket includes registration for both dates. 
Lunch is provided on both days. 
An optional post-workshop networking outing will take place on the first day (Oct 12).
Space is limited: only 15 spots available.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Register before September 12 to save $50 with our $199 early bird rate!

Who is this workshop series for?

This series is geared towards any individual who is looking to advance their knowledge of how to effectively manage an art organization. Content and examples around financial and human resources management will be framed around best practices and techniques relevant to a variety of mid-senior level management roles (i.e. General Manager, Executive Director, Artistic Director, Board Member, etc.). 

AGENDA & TOPICS To Be Confirmed:
SESSION 1: OCTOBER 12, 2017

9AM – 9:30AM: Arrival and registration

9:30AM – 12:30PM: Financial Literacy: Unlock the knowledge within financial statements

  • How to read financial statements (audited statements, balance sheet, income statement) and understand how the inform decision making and communication with stakeholders (board, funders, partners, staff)
  • How to create and work with a budget
  • How to create and work with a cashflow
  • Practical exercises using case studies and takeaway templates

Presented by Young Associates; Samantha Zimmerman & Adriana Rosselli Londoño

12:30PM – 1:00PM: Lunch (provided)

1:00PM – 4:00PM: HR Management for New Leaders in the Arts, Part 1

HR Framework/Context

  • What is HR?
  • Why worry about it?

HR Need to Know

  • Statutory and Legal Considerations
  • Specific Areas for Compliance
  • Revenue Canada - Employees vs Independent Contractors
  • Employment Agreements and Policy Manuals

Presented by WorkInCulture; Jeanne LeSage, LeSage Arts Management

4:30PM***Optional Post-workshop Networking Event (snacks provided)


AGENDA & TOPICS To Be Confirmed:
SESSION 2: OCTOBER 13, 2017


9AM – 9:30AM: Arrival and registration

9:30AM – 12:30PM: Payroll and WSIB: navigate the tools you need to manage staff

  • Payroll basics
  • Employee vs contractor
  • Budgeting for payroll
  • CRA regulations
  • Introduction to WSIB
  • Practical exercises using case studies and takeaway tipsheets

Presented by Young Associates; Samantha Zimmerman & Adriana Rosselli Londoño

12:30PM – 1:00PM: Lunch (provided)

1:00PM – 4:00PM: HR Management for New Leaders in the Arts, Part 2

  • Human Resources - the "Nice to Know"
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Performance Management
  • Employee Engagement/Retention

Presented by WorkInCulture; Jeanne LeSage, LeSage Arts Management


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