Management Fundamentals (6 weeks)

November 05, 2024
09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Elevate your HR management knowledge and skills by gaining a solid foundation to hire, develop and supervise non-profit staff in accordance with employment and safety.

*This course runs Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19, 26 and December 3, 10, 2024, 9:00am to 12:00pm each day
(Readings and some coursework is required between sessions)

This course is designed for those who are planning on, or have just begun leading a team of staff or volunteers. In this course you will develop skills to build and manage a strong team in your new environment ready for the pressures faced by the non-profit sector. This course is required to complete Volunteer Manitoba's Emerging Leaders Program.


Module 1: Policy Framework and Employment Legislation

Module 2: Getting the Right People

Module 3: Managing People and their Work

Module 4: Health and Safety-Workplaces that Work

Module 5: Training, Learning, and Development

Module 6: HR Planning

Who should attend:

New Executive Directors, Program Managers, Volunteer Managers, Coordinators, and anyone who is interested in developing their management skills.


Janice Goldsborough, CPHR, has a wide range of experience in human resources spanning over 27 years. She is president of The HR Basics and focuses on providing relevant advice and comprehensive knowledge in the areas of recruitment, change management, employee retention, labour relations, organizational development, compensation, and training in both the corporate and non-profit sectors.

Janice is a recognized expert in the field of Human Resource management for the non-profit and agricultural sectors and has taught in the Arts Faculty at Brandon University, at Red River College and currently teaches Human Resources courses at the University of Winnipeg, University of Manitoba, MITT and Booth University College. Janice earned her degree in Labour Studies from the University of Manitoba, a certificate in Human Resources from Red River College and a Masters' degree from Athabasca University.

Technical Requirements to Participate Virtually:

To participate, you will need a computer/mobile device with internet connection, speakers and microphone. A webcam is preferred but optional.


Volunteer Manitoba strives to host inclusive, accessible workshops that enable all individuals to engage fully. If you require any accommodations to participate in our training, please indicate so on the registration form.






Janice Goldsborough, CPHR

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