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More than just Reports – Webinars from the Conference Board of Canada’s e-Library

September 28, 2017

Les Czarnota, Researcher, Communications, Canadian Credit Union Association

While the Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) is renowned for its reports and conferences on various topics, it is not as well known that credit union employees and directors also have access to CBoC’s 60-minute webinars led by experts in their fields. Topics include: national and provincial short-term economic trends, human resource management, compensation and benefits, organizational excellence, governance and enterprise risk management.

Please note that there will be a cost associated with the webinar if you would like to attend it in real time. However, within about a month, webinars within the topic covered by CCUA’s subscription will become available at no cost. You must have an account with the Conference Board of Canada to be able to access the webinars. To sign in or create a new account, please click here.

In the past few months, several webinars of interest have become available:

Risk Management in the 21st Century: Linking Foresight to Strategic Risk – Sept. 2017
Whether your organization is in the private, non-profit or public sector, risk management is now an established function and has been exercised for years. Since the emergence of the discipline, techniques and approaches have evolved over time – but are they keeping up with the times? More than ever, the increasing volatility and unpredictability of today’s operating environment demands for a more strategic approach to risk management.

Ignite Positivity at Work! Mindful Practices That Transform Teams – Sept. 2017
The latest research on positive psychology and brain science shows that by simply increasing positive emotion and adopting some evidence-based practices, an environment for positive and resilient teams can be created. Teams that flourish are more engaged, creative, innovative, and see more opportunities. Organizations with positive and resilient teams have higher employee and customer satisfaction, reduced turnover and lower levels of errors, stress and injury. Yet in most organizations, teamwork is not well developed.

Cybersecurity: The Leadership Imperative - Sept. 2017
Recent events worldwide prove that cyber risk impacts every element of an organization—and even the most brilliant information security expertise must be supported by a cross functional cybersecurity mission and culture to succeed. In this webcast, business leaders can learn—through case studies and actionable insights—how to build and maintain a structure in which leaders across companies are able to work together seamlessly to comprehend, measure, and respond to cyber risk challenges.

Many more webinars are available through the Conference Board of Canada’s e-Library. If you have difficulty in registering or are unable to access the site or documents, please send an email with your contact information and credit union name to