(204) 272-5030


WEST Centre – Selkirk

If you are looking to bush up on workplace Essential Skills or you are a company looking for Essential Skills development support for your workers, we are here to help!

*All WEST Centre training is free.

Drop-In Hours

Mondays 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesdays 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fridays 9:00am – 12:00pm

Selkirk WEST Centre is located at 511 Robinson Ave in the Selkirk and District Community Learning Centre. Training can also take place at company and union sites as negotiated.

Give us a call or email to set up an appointment with a WEST Centre client advisor.  After you have registered, you can sign up to come anytime during our WEST Centre hours.

Call us at  (204) 791-8965, or toll-free at 1-866-704-6118, or Email: IRC@wem.mb.ca

Training – Effective Tips To Inspire And Motivate
Your Team

Successful businesses are built around people.   In order to motivate your team to success, you have to be a strong leader.  There are many things you can do to help the people around you get excited to face the next challenge.  Bring your lunch and learn a few simple tips to start motivating your team today.

WHERE: Selkirk WEST Centre, 511 Robinson Avenue
WHEN: Thursday, April 13, 2017,  12:00pm – 1:00pm
COST: FREE (pre-registration is required – contact Melodie at 204-894-4701)$0 $0 (space is limited to 15 participants)

Effective Communication In the Workplace- Arborg and Gimli

In this 3-hour workshop, you will learn tips to change your communication strategy, leading to improvements in employee motivation, productivity, and profitability.


The process of effective communication.  The Importance of seeking clarity.  Positive and corrective feedback.  Understanding different communication styles.  Respectful listening and responding.  Positive employee appreciation and recognition. 


This second session of the communication workshop will give you tools to manage conflict wisely and effectively in the workplace.  Continue to increase your communication skills and gain confidence in managing those hard conversations.


Dealing with difficult situations effectively to achieve positive outcomes.  Understanding positive workplace conflict.  What is your personality and communication style and how to modify it for better possible outcomes?


WHERE: The Kinsmen Building, 444 Recreation Centre
WHEN:  Thursday, April 20th, 9:00am – 12:00pm – Effective Communication
Thursday, April 27th, 9:00am – 12:00pm – Conflict Management

COST:  FREE (pre-registration is required – contact Melodie at 204-894-4701)
(space is limited to 15 participants)

GIMILI (Effective Communication in the Workplace)

WHERE: Lakeview Resort and Conference Centre
WHEN:  Thursday, June 1st, 9am – 12:00pm – Effective Communication
Thursday, June 8th, 9am – 12:00pm – Conflict Management

Becoming An Effective And Stronger Leader

Inspire and empower your team.  Investing in leadership development can create positive changes in your workplace.  Build leadership skills, improve communication and learn to motivate your employees.


– Exploring the expectations of leadership

– Exploring leadership styles
– Differences between leadership and management
– Transactional and Transformational leadership
– The importance of emotional intelligence when working with a team
– Guiding and leading teams through change
– Delegation as a critical leadership skill
– The importance of trust to organizational success
– The benefits of coaching and mentoring

WHERE: Selkirk WEST Centre, 511 Robinson Avenue
WHEN: Thursday, May 11, 2017 – Session 1
Thursday, May 18, 2017 – Session 2

COST: FREE (pre-registration is required – contact Melodie at 204-894-4701)

Strengthening Your Business Writing  Skills – Selkirk
& Arborg

Effective writing is a skill that you develop and is essential in the workplace today.  In this 2-part workshop, learn to improve your writing skills and become more effective.


Note taking.  Meeting minutes.  Business letters.  Email writing requests.  Professional language.

You may be required to complete a short-questionnaire in advance to ensure this training best meets your workplace needs. 


WHERE: Selkirk WEST Centre, 511 Robinson Avenue
WHEN: Thursday, May 25th, 9:00am-12:00pm – Session 1
Thursday, June1st, 9:00am – 12:00pm – Session 2

COST: FREE (Pre-registration is required – contact Melodie at 204-894-4701)
(space is limited to 12 participants)


WHERE: The Kinsmen Building, 444 Recreation Centre
WHEN: Thursday, June 8th, 9:00am – 12:00pm – Session 1
Thursday, June 15th, 9:00am – 12:00pm – Session 2

COST: FREE (pre-registration is required – contact Melodie at 204-894-4701) (space is limited to 12 participants)

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