As our community continues to cope with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, TIANS is here to help. TIANS and our partners are hosting a series of specialized free webinars to tackle the challenges faced by COVID-19. These webinars are geared at equipping businesses with the skills and knowledge they need to survive the new realities of our COVID economy.
See upcoming events below, along with recorded webinars for those sessions you've missed.
Health & Safety Certificate Series
Session 1 | October 7, 2020
Fundamentals of Leadership When it Comes to Health & Safety
Session 2 | October 14
Session 3 | October 21
Leadership and COVID-19
Session 4 | October 29
Session topic decided by you!
Watch for registration announcement for sessions 2-4 coming soon.
Crisis Communications In Times Of Pandemic: Maintaining Your Brand While Facing Financial Challenges And Business Uncertainty
September 23 | 2 PM
Host: Canadian Chamber of Commerce
As consumer behaviour changes, supply chains become disrupted and employees and employers navigate uncharted territory and uncertain futures, the importance of a well-crafted crisis management plan is becoming ever clearer to Canadian businesses.
Growth, Interrupted: Navigating COVID’s shock to Canada’s tourism workforce
September 28 | 3 PM
Host: Tourism HR Canada
In early 2020, Canada was on track to employ 2.2 million people in its tourism sector. Where are we six months into the COVID crisis? And what is the outlook as peak tourist season comes to a close? With a focus on labour-related challenges and opportunities key to the return of a strong and resilient tourism economy, this webinar will explore the customized, reliable labour data essential for making informed decisions on a pillar of Canada’s economy.
Reopening European Hotels
September 29 | 11 AM
The effects of the coronavirus vary across continents, countries, states, industries, income levels, and consumer groups. As a result, hotel reopenings, economic recovery, and investment opportunities will differ across continents, countries, and customer segments.
Leading Through a Crisis
September 30 | 10 AM
Host: Nova Scotia Business Inc.
When faced with a crisis, leaders are forced to think and behave in ways that feel unfamiliar. Whether it's a technological, financial, natural, or a health crisis, crises demand that leaders step up. During a crisis, a leader's goal is to reduce loss and keep things operating as normal as possible. This course is designed to provide leaders with the tools they need to best manage during trying and difficult times.
Fundamentals of Leadership - Employer Responsibilities Under the OHS Act
October 7 | 10 AM
Host: Safety Services Nova Scotia
With the onset of COVID-19, never has there been a time that Health & Safety has been so front and center in our workplaces. It is critically important that we look after our staff and patrons – understanding what we are responsible for and how to comply with the laws is an important first step.
Register for Café New Canadians | The future of the hotel and tourism industry in Canada
October 8 | 8:30 PM
Host: Café New Canadians
Come join us, as we identify the role that immigrants have to play in the evolving Canadian hospitality industry, learn about Destination Employment, a free training program facilitated across the country, and hear our panellists' insights on how we will build a flourishing industry that welcomes travel and leisure to Canada once more. Our guest speakers will also answer your questions live.
Building for the Future: A Webinar Series Aimed at Supporting Nova Scotian Businesses
October 19 | 8:30 AM
Host: Halifax Chamber of Commerce
Building for the Future is a 6-part series on what members need to know now to survive and thrive throughout a pandemic and into recovery. This webinar series will feature 2-hour sessions 3 days a week for 2 weeks, for a total of 12 hours of training.
Disciplining Employees for Safety Violations in the COVID-19 Era | OHS Insider
When it comes to employee performance management, can health and safety violations justify the “for cause” termination of an employee? The short answer to this question is yesand no. Ultimately, there is no fixed rule as to the degree of misconduct required to justify a dismissal for just cause. So, where does that leave employers when it comes to understanding whether a just cause termination is appropriate for a health and safety violation?
Navigating COVID-19: The Science of Signage | Halifax Chamber of Commerce
Watch the Recording
Tourism NS 2020 Marketing Campaign Launch
Marked Safe - The Quickest Way to Safely Get Your Business Back Up and Running |Halifax Chamber of Commerce
RANS presents: Commercial Lease & Contract Considerations
WEBINAR: Market Research
WEBINAR: Strategies for How Businesses Can Persevere and Recover from COVID-19
Cybersecurity and the impact of COVID-19 on your business
Tourism Nova Scotia Webinar Series
Offering practical information you can use to steer your business through COVID-19, then rebuild and recover post-pandemic. Webinars are held weekly and are updated as more webinars are confirmed.
CHIC Digital President/CEO Digital Round Table
The landscape shaping the future of the Canadian hotel industry. Moderated by Tyler MacDonald, Heather McCrory (Accor), Don Cleary (Marriott Hotels of Canada) and Brian Leon (Choice Hotels).
Guiding businesses through the response to COVID: An Outline of Support Programs
An updated webinar on navigating current support programs and cash flow best practices, presented by TIANS and Grant Thornton.
CHIC Digital Webinar Series
Operating in the time of COVID-19 – Hotel and Resort Operations Best Practices Series, presented by the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference.
Working w/ Industry Through COVID-19 & Beyond to Resilience
Destination Canada's May 12 webinar with the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development, Official Languages; Ben Cowan-Dewar, Chair of the Board, Destination Canada; & Charlotte Bell, President/CEO, TIAC.
Helping Businesses Respond During COVID-19 Webinar Series
Halifax Chamber of Commerce: Navigating COVID-19 Webinar Series
We know the Halifax business community is doing their due diligence and carefully monitoring developments related to the impacts of the Coronavirus. We are helping you stay informed on COVID-19 with the introducing of our webinar series, Navigating COVID-19.
eCornell | Restarting the Hospitality Industry
eCornell highlights initiatives that will help get travelers back to hotels, including developing new cleanliness standards for the industry, obtaining funding, and conveying confidence and trust to the travel sector. We will also discuss how hotels, including their restaurants, will likely be operated differently in the future, as well as the silver linings or opportunities embedded in the crisis.
Euromonitor International |How Is COVID-19 Affecting The Top 10 Global Consumer Trends 2020?
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic forced consumers to adopt new habits, reevaluate priorities and shift consumption. This on-demand webinar analyses the short- and long-term implications of COVID-19 on consumer behaviour and how businesses can prepare for these shifts.