Plan your Professional Development to Enhance your Career
By Tim Duhamel
An investment in yourself is an investment in your future. Learn how to plan your professional development to fuel your career success and support organizational goals!
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- Professional development defined – a fundamental understanding of what the professional development plan is intended to achieve
- Professional development and the business of municipalities – effectively developing staff skills and their core competencies is essential to success
- Five stages of career development
- Professional development key PD focus areas
- Subject matter expertise versus soft skills
- Bloom your career through Bloom PD – learn about Bloom’s proven professional development program
December 16, 2020
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST
Free for CAGFO Members!
Price:Free for CAGFO Members
PD Credits: 1.0
Date: Dec 16, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM MST
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PD Credits: 1.0
Updated: Dec 16, 2020
About the Author
Tim Duhamel is the founder and President of Bloom Centre of
He is a municipal veteran whose career has spanned over 21 years.
His passion is creating educational material and conducting lectures for municipal professionals. He has lectured as far away as Kiev, Ukraine for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.
Guest Speaker Bio
Michelle Nelson is the owner and founder of Michelle C. Nelson
Consulting, and writing associate for Bloom Centre of Municipal Education.
Michelle has a PhD in Medical Science from the University of Calgary, and is certified in project management (CAPM) and personal leadership.
Michelle has published 11 research and clinical trial publications in peer-reviewed medical journals and excels in written communication both inside and outside of the medical world.
When planning for personal and organizational professional development, it is important to have a fundamental understanding of what the professional development plan is intended to achieve and of the key PD focus areas. Effectively developing staff skills and their core competencies is essential to success in today’s challenging municipal environment.
Learn about the five stages of career development, the professional development focus areas, the balanced approach of subject matter expertise versus soft skills, and a brief overview of our established Finance program and upcoming Leadership/Management and Soft Skills programs.
Learn about key definitions and intentions related to professional development
Learn how to plan strategically for your team’s overall development
How to utilize the five stages of career development to support the planning of your short- and long-term professional development
Learn about the top ten professional development focus areas to help prioritize your personal and organization’s PD plan
How to adequately plan for both subject matter expertise and soft skills such as emotional intelligence, public speaking, and interpersonal skills
Learn about Bloom’s proven professional development program and how to Bloom your career through Bloom PD
Who Should Attend?
A unique professional development experience that has benefit for all municipal staff, including small, medium and large municipalities!
The webinar focus is on the professional development needs of any municipal professional.
BLOOM can customize courses for your needs.
Some topics include:
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