WEBINARS

AMAAS is pleased to announce our pairing with our sister organization in Ontario MANO/RAMO, offering a webinar series covering a variety of topics pertinent to governance practices. Scroll down for dates.

Webinar #6: Understanding Financial Statements

Thursday May 18, 2017
1 pm MST
Free!

Have you attended an AGM and stared blankly at the Finan­cial State­ments while the trea­surer is giv­ing their report? Do the num­bers jump around the pages with­out telling a story?

Heather Young will walk any­one in your organization (man­age­ment, junior staff, board mem­bers and vol­un­teers) through the process of read­ing and under­stand­ing Finan­cial State­ments.

Please send any questions in advance and to reg­is­ter email Sharon admin@amaas.ca

Webinar #5 Canada Council for the Arts New Model Overview and Strategy Discussion

Free!

Tuesday March 14, 2017
2 PM MST
Connect at: https://mediaartsnetwork.adobeconnect.com/workshop

Within the new Canada Council for the Arts funding model there are numerous changes that will affect how media arts groups apply for funds and how programs will need to be structured to take full advantage of the available opportunities. In this webinar discussion MANO staff, Ben Donoghue and Adriana Rosselli will provide an overview of what they have learned so far and possible strategic frameworks for maximizing funding for media arts organizations and collectives.

Webinar #4 The Hiring Process with Mike Rudolph

Tuesday October 11, 2016
1:30 to 3:00 PM MST

$10. to register for online access, membership to AMAAS is free for individuals.
$15 Non-Members FREE for NIMAC Members
Register online

This webinar will be relevant for any discipline. All welcome.

In this workshop participants will explore the do’s and don’ts of Performance Reviews and their importance in building and sustaining a positive work environment for all.

The workshop will clarify the process and expectations of Performance Reviews while providing strategies that will enable you to deal with different situations and team members. Mike Rudolph will share valuable tips on best practices that will help you ensure the appraisal process is positive, productive and supportive.
About the Instructor
 
Mike Rudolph is the Manager of Human Resources for the Toronto International Film Festival. He oversees the recruitment process for the organization, which includes the hiring of more than 600 staff members each year for the festival in September. He is also responsible for the HR360 professional development pro­gramme, which includes developing and delivering in-house training sessions and a successful mentorship programme. Before beginning his career in HR, he was previously in the Ticketing Services department of TIFF and managed the organization’s call centre for more than 3 years.
 
Mike has a degree in English Literature from Concordia University. He completed a certificate programme in Human Resources through Ryerson University and holds the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation.

Webinar #3 The Hiring Process with Mike Rudolph

Tues­day July 12, 2016
1:30 to 3:30 PM MST

$10. to register for online access, membership to AMAAS is free for individuals.
Register onlne

This webinar will be relevant for any discipline. All welcome.

This work­shop will focus on the hir­ing process from cre­at­ing com­plete and attrac­tive job post­ings to con­duct­ing inter­views and mak­ing your final hir­ing deci­sions. Learn how to screen can­di­dates and ask mean­ing­ful ques­tions that will give you the best deci­sion mak­ing tools.

About the Instructor
 
Mike Rudolph is the Manager of Human Resources for the Toronto International Film Festival. He oversees the recruitment process for the organization, which includes the hiring of more than 600 staff members each year for the festival in September. He is also responsible for the HR360 professional development pro­gramme, which includes developing and delivering in-house training sessions and a successful mentorship programme. Before beginning his career in HR, he was previously in the Ticketing Services department of TIFF and managed the organization’s call centre for more than 3 years.
 
Mike has a degree in English Literature from Concordia University. He completed a certificate programme in Human Resources through Ryerson University and holds the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation.

Webinar #2 Balance Sheet and the Relationship with CADAC

May 10, 2016

1:30 pm- 3:30 pm MDT

$10. to register for online access, membership to AMAAS is free for individuals.
Register Online

This webinar will be relevant for any discipline. All welcome.

Do you stare blankly at the Bal­ance Sheet and have no idea what it is telling you? Do strug­gle when report­ing your finan­cial data in Canadian Arts Data CADAC? This webi­nar will give you the nec­es­sary tools to under­stand the story that the Bal­ance Sheet tells about your organization. Recommended for Arts Administrators & Board Treasurers & Bookkeepers but everyone is welcomed to register.

About the instructor – Heather Young

For 15 years, Heather has taught account­ing and finan­cial man­age­ment to diploma and con­tin­u­ing edu­ca­tion stu­dents in Hum­ber College’s Arts Admin­is­tra­tion pro­grams, and Humber’s Fundrais­ing and Vol­un­teer Man­age­ment Pro­gram. She was a 2004 recip­i­ent of Hum­ber College’s Con­tin­u­ing Edu­ca­tion Award of Excel­lence for
Out­stand­ing Aca­d­e­mic Con­tri­bu­tion. In 2010, she was appointed to teach finance for the Uni­ver­sity of Toronto’s Spe­cial­ist Pro­gram in Arts Man­age­ment. In 2012, Heather was awarded the Sandy Tul­loch award for Inno­va­tion in Arts and Cul­ture by The­atre Ontario.

Webinar #1 Board Governance 101

April 5, 2016
5:30 – 7:30 pm MDT

$10. to register for online access, membership to AMAAS is free for individuals.

Good governance practices are essential to maintaining the health and wellness of any non-profit organization. Whether you have been on a board for many years, are new member, or are purely interested in the interworking’s of how a board operates, this workshop will equip you with the knowledge and essential tools necessary to ensure fair practices and transparency.

Whether you have been on a board for many years, are new member, or are purely interested in the interworking’s of how a board operates, this workshop will equip you with the knowledge and essential tools necessary to ensure fair practices and transparency.

This ONLINE workshop on governance practices is offered to build capacity for board members of non-profit arts organizations. The roles and responsibilities of boards of directors in arts organizations are a crucial component to ensuring transparency and support within the sector.

In this workshop volunteer board members will be provided with information on development and recruitment, succession planning, strategic planning, leadership within volunteer boards, representing memberships, and working with staff.

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