Administrative Professionals Symposium


Join us on April 25, 2018 for a dynamic, fun, and engaging symposium with this year’s theme: Creating Connections and Building Relationships. This exclusive symposium will deliver knowledge and tools for the workplace in emotional intelligence, leadership, generational diversity, presentation skills, mindfulness, not to mention hearing from a panel of experts in the AP field, fantastic networking opportunities, continental snacks and full lunch buffet, special give-away prizes.

Who should attend? Administrative Assistants, Paralegals, Receptionists, Office Managers, Executive Assistants.

April 25, 2018 at 8 am to 4 pm
Dante Club (Gold Corp Banquet Hall)
$ 250.00 plus HST

EI (Emotional Intelligence)
Participants attending the Administrative Professionals Symposium will have the opportunity to enhance their skills and knowledge for dealing with strong emotions that surface during challenging or difficult conversations in the workplace.

Presentation Skills: Presenting yourself with confidence
Participants will learn tools and techniques that will hone their skills as confident presenters. They will learn these tips through practical experience and a variety of exercises as well as small group discussions so they can return to their workplace inspired as confident and competent presenters.

Mastering YOUR Focus on Goals and Priorities
Participants will learn the art of staying focused and achieving results in everything – including workday demands.

Knowing how to have fun at work… and still be productive!!

Research shows that some fun in the workplace increases productivity as well as collegial relationships. Participants attending the symposium will learn how this fast-paced exploration of having fun at work bursts through some of the barriers that prevent us from enjoying ourselves while keeping our organizations happy.

Helping You and Others Embrace Generational Diversity in the Workplace
In some workplaces, there are five generations in the workplace thus presenting a lot of differences in terms of work ethics and habits, to name a few. Participants will learn how techniques and tips to bridge the generation gap among coworkers and translate age differences into an advantage as well as learn the dos and don’ts of working with multiple generations.

The Fundamentals of Mindfulness and the Benefits of Mindfulness for your Organization
What do organizations gain from practicing mindfulness? According to latest research, practicing mindfulness in the workplace will improve peoples’ cognitive ability, self-awareness, tolerance for discomfort and mental and physical heath.

Servant Leadership
Participants will learn key knowledge and fundamental skills to inspire themselves and other leaders in their organization to find meaning and purpose in their work, foster an environment of trust and respect at all levels, serve others first, and achieve success! Learn a bold new way to lead!


Bernice Adams, Executive Assistant
Girones & Associates

Theresa Rycaj, Administration Assistant-Management
Goldcorp Porcupine Gold Mine.

Mickayla Bird, Executive Assistant
Timmins Native Friendship Centre.

Karen Hamel, Training Consultant
Northern College – Northern Training Division

For more information, contact:

Liliana Rios, Program Assistant
Tel: 705.235.3211 ext. 2270