Municipal Management Program
Working together MTO and Algonquin College, funded, in part by Makigiaqta, have developed a customized set of courses concentrated around Applied Management. These courses that are reflective of Nunavut experiences and problems. Participants will be given theological questions that are tailored to a Nunavut audience, so that they may better serve nunavut communites
The Municipal Management Program offers several Pre-certificate courses participants will be required to take, along with 4 core Courses and 3 electives, when completed the registrant will receive an Algonquin College Applied Management Certificate. The registrants that sign up will be required to partake in these courses over the next year. Posted below are the tentative dates.
These Courses Include, but are not limited to:
Introduction to Zoom - April 12, 2021
Orientation to Zoom Classroom (Virtual Training),
DYNAMIX© ~ Colour of Communication - April 13-14, 2021
DYNAMIX© is a unique tool because it helps you evaluate this question – What are the factors that drive superior individual performance? Each person will receive their personal profile in colour, all job aids, blocks, team grid. All coordination for pre-course on-line questionnaire.
Orientation Course - April 19-21, 2021
Orientation to Credit Programming (Expectations, Duration, Grading), Study Skills, Test Taking Skills, Time Management Skills, Computer Skills – ensuring there is good skills in electronic filing, Saving Files, the College LMS System (Brightspace (for on-line courses)
Human Resource Management - May 3-13, 2021
Students are introduced to human resources management areas of practice, including the role of human resources within organizational and strategic contexts, human resources planning, employee recruitment and selection, training and development, compensation and benefits, and employee and labour relations. Furthermore, students are introduced to occupational health and safety, international human resources and relevant legislative framework.
Introduction to Project Management - June 2021
Students are introduced to the fundamental principles of project management, such as project strategy, selection, scheduling, risk management, quality assurance, performance measurement, audit and closure. By participating in discussions, analyzing readings, and conducting preliminary research, students acquire a working understanding of project management knowledge and theory.
Labour Relations - September 2021
Students learn the theory and practice of labour relations in Canada. They examine the environmental influences that interact in union-management relations; appreciate the complex combination of power, reason, communications, politics and attitudes that pervade the industrial relations processes; as well as explore significant bargaining issues and their economic implications. Essential elements of the collective bargaining process, including preparation for negotiations; strategies at the bargaining table; principles of negotiation; bargaining in bad faith; understanding, interpreting and administering the collective agreement; grievances and the arbitration process, are all explored.
Training and Development - October 2021
Organizations must remain competitive and agile, and to do so requires high-performance, skilled employees. One means to accomplish this goal is via employee training and development. Training versus development, needs analysis, learning styles, training design and delivery, and the measurement and evaluation of training initiatives are all explored. Management development, employee onboarding and the challenges and best practices within training and development are also examined.
Management Principles - November 2021
Focus is placed on the development of modern management; organizational theory; the processes of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling; communications; behavioural strategies and techniques; ethical and social responsibilities in the practice of management; and an overview of human relations.
Organizational Behaviour - December 2021
Learners explore the nature of human dynamics within an organizational context from the perspective of the human resources practitioner is explored. Areas of study and self- reflection include stress management, human communications, learning and motivation, ethics, creativity, leadership, decision-making, power and conflict, team dynamics, organizational culture and change management.
Business Writing Strategies - January 2021
Students develop practical writing skills using basic word processing technology. They learn how to compose business correspondence including emails, memoranda, letters, and reports, with a focus on routine and persuasive messages. A review of basic grammar is also included.