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Wendy Loewen


Photo of Wendy Loewen, Training and Development Specialist; ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership & Workplace Performance

Wendy is the Director of Training at ACHIEVE, and the co-author of the book, The Culture Question. In her work as a mediator, speaker, and facilitator she is committed to helping organizations create dynamic and engaging places of work where people care about each other, are productive, and deliver quality services and products. She has Bachelor’s degrees in both Psychology and Education, and is currently completing a Master’s degree in Conflict Analysis and Management. Wendy is a former teacher and director of a health and social services program. She believes that learning is a dynamic and life-long endeavor and with commitment, guidance, and individualized support, this process should be enjoyable and motivating. Wendy is an engaging presenter who delivers material in a format that maximizes the learning potential for all participants.

October 2019

Assertive Communication Live Webinar

Oct 28, 2019 (1 PM - 2 PM Central Time)
Price: $ 19.00 (*early rate) $ 29.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires October 14, 2019
Trainer: Wendy Loewen

Our communication skills and style are essential to positive and productive relations. Effective communication requires us to be clear about our own thoughts and desires, and also to be responsive to those of others. Assertive communicators express ideas and feelings in transparent, open, and direct ways – stating their needs clearly and without defensiveness.

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November 2019

Respectful Workplace – Strategies for a Healthy Environment Live Stream

Nov 04, 2019 (9 AM - 4 PM Central Time)
Price: $ 99.00 (*early rate) $ 119.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires October 14, 2019
Trainer: Wendy Loewen

This is a live stream event, please check our system requirements prior to registering.

A respectful workplace is a prerequisite for building a healthy and successful organization. Respectful workplaces not only foster productivity, they also contribute to employee well-being. This workshop explores the components of respect and addresses individual responsibilities within the work environment.

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Personality Differences in the Workplace Live Webinar

Nov 29, 2019 (1 PM - 2 PM Central Time)
Price: $ 19.00 (*early rate) $ 29.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires November 15, 2019
Trainer: Wendy Loewen

Personality differences often lead to miscommunication and conflict, which affect both our personal efficiency and team health. Viewers of this webinar will learn to better understand personality styles that are different from their own. Greater awareness of personality differences leads to improved personal effectiveness and group productivity.

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December 2019

Conflict Resolution Skills Live Webinar

Dec 19, 2019 (1 PM - 2 PM Central Time)
Price: $ 19.00 (*early rate) $ 29.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires December 05, 2019
Trainer: Wendy Loewen
Photo of two people staring at one another for Conflict Resolution Skills workshop

The results of unhealthy and poorly managed conflict create a negative impact for individuals and groups. Those people who master essential conflict resolution skills reduce the occurrence of negative conflict, leading to healthier, happier relationships and work environments. Many conflicts would not spiral out of control if people used conflict resolution techniques that are easy to learn and utilize.

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February 2020

Difficult Conversations Live Webinar

Feb 04, 2020 (1 PM - 2 PM Central Time)
Price: $ 19.00 (*early rate) $ 29.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires January 21, 2020
Trainer: Wendy Loewen

Whether sharing bad news with a client, providing corrective action or talking with a colleague about an uncomfortable issue, difficult conversations are typically stressful and often take a large mental and emotional toll. Many people avoid difficult conversations for these reasons, or find themselves ill prepared when they must have them. Yet, the ability to handle difficult conversations respectfully and professionally is one of the most important skills for success in the workplace.

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March 2020

Assertive Communication Live Stream

Mar 10, 2020 (9 AM - 4 PM Central Time)
Price: $ 99.00 (*early rate) $ 119.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires February 18, 2020
Trainer: Wendy Loewen

This is a live stream event, please check our system requirements prior to registering.

Our communication skills and style are essential to positive and productive relations. Effective communication requires us to be clear about our own thoughts and desires, and also to be responsive to those of others. Assertive communicators express ideas and feelings in transparent, open, and direct ways – stating their needs clearly and without defensiveness.

Learn more...

Personality Differences in the Workplace Live Webinar

Mar 16, 2020 (1 PM - 2 PM Central Time)
Price: $ 19.00 (*early rate) $ 29.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires March 02, 2020
Trainer: Wendy Loewen

Personality differences often lead to miscommunication and conflict, which affect both our personal efficiency and team health. Viewers of this webinar will learn to better understand personality styles that are different from their own. Greater awareness of personality differences leads to improved personal effectiveness and group productivity.

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ACHIEVE Women in Leadership Conference

Mar 19 - Mar 20, 2020 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 399.00 (*early rate) $ 499.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires February 19, 2020
Photo of happy women for women in leadership conference

This conference focuses on the challenges, needs, and opportunities unique to women leaders. In addition to learning insights and strategies to help you become more effective in your leadership role, there will be opportunities to network, connect, and have fun. Be prepared to share your experiences and learn from women who are curious, inspirational, and engaged in their workplaces.

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July 2020

Leadership and Management Certificate Program

Jul 06 - Jul 10, 2020 (9 AM - 4 PM)
Price: $ 999.00 (*early rate) $ 1,299.00 (regular rate)
*early rate expires June 06, 2020

In the summer of 2020, ACHIEVE is offering a unique opportunity to complete our five-day certificate program over a one-week period. This program provides participants an opportunity to develop a set of skill-based competencies in leadership and management.

The training will occur in Winnipeg, MB starting on Monday, July 6, 2020, and will end on Friday, July 10, 2020 (9 a.

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Cancellation Policy
Registrations cancelled seven or more days prior to the workshop are refundable, minus a $50.00 administrative fee. Alternatively, you may receive a credit to attend a future training. Cancellations less than seven days prior to the workshop are non-refundable. If at any time you are unable to attend, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another individual at no extra cost. In this case, please notify ACHIEVE of the name of the alternate person who will be attending.

We reserve the right to cancel workshops due to unforeseen circumstances or under-enrolment. Liability is limited to a refund of workshop fees only. Please make travel and accommodation arrangements with this in mind.

Limited Seating
Register early! To better facilitate group interaction, seating is limited.

Children and unregistered guests are not permitted in the meeting rooms.

You Will Receive
A spiral bound training manual and workshop certificate, as well as morning refreshments. Participants are on their own for lunch from noon until 1:00 p.m., unless otherwise stated. For live-stream participants, you will receive a pdf copy of the manual.

Group Registration Instructions
To register a group for a workshop, choose the appropriate number you would like to register for the selected workshop, and fill in all the relevant information.

Concerns and Grievances
If concerns arise at any time throughout the registration process, please contact the ACHIEVE office directly at 204-452-0180, or email [email protected].

Special Accommodations for Disabilities
Please contact the ACHIEVE office directly at 204-452-0180 or [email protected] to discuss any special needs or accommodations you may require in order to have a positive learning experience.

Continuing Education Credit
Check our Continuing Education Credit page to find out which associations and organizations accept our workshops for credit.