In this period of crisis linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, SETYM International offers you quality content in order to continue providing support in your professional career. Here is a series of free webinars given by our experienced collaborators.
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INTRODUCTION TO RISK MANAGEMENT 

Join us for the 1 hour live webinar on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 (10:00 AM, Montreal, UTC-4)

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This webinar is designed to introduce the principles of Risk Assessment and Management. It deals with the principles of Risk Assessment and Management and identifies the main areas where Risk is a major issue. It identifies different types of risk and how such risks can affect companies and organisations in general.

This webinar will also include basic methods of analysing risks, quantifying levels of risk, as well as identifying the levels of risk and how they may be addressed. It is also the basis for future, in-depth courses on Risk Analysis and Management and seeks to provide an overview of basic principles of risk management that can be applied in practice. It is intended as a basis for those who have either never been involved in risk management or those who need to understand the basic principles of risk management.

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MARK ROWBOTHAM

MA International Relations &  Political Economy

Mr. Rowbotham is a former British Customs officer, working on import and export controls on maritime traffic. Since 2000, he has been an international consultant, trainer and writer, in the fields of customs, excise and sales taxes, as well as in the fields of international trade, tax risk and business cybernetics.

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INTRODUCTION TO RISK MANAGEMENT 

Webinar broadcast Tuesday, July 28, 2020.
A replay will be available soon.

This webinar is designed to introduce the principles of Risk Assessment and Management. It deals with the principles of Risk Assessment and Management and identifies the main areas where Risk is a major issue. It identifies different types of risk and how such risks can affect companies and organisations in general.

This webinar will also include basic methods of analysing risks, quantifying levels of risk, as well as identifying the levels of risk and how they may be addressed. It is also the basis for future, in-depth courses on Risk Analysis and Management and seeks to provide an overview of basic principles of risk management that can be applied in practice. It is intended as a basis for those who have either never been involved in risk management or those who need to understand the basic principles of risk management.

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MARK ROWBOTHAM

MA International Relations &  Political Economy

Mr. Rowbotham is a former British Customs officer, working on import and export controls on maritime traffic. Since 2000, he has been an international consultant, trainer and writer, in the fields of customs, excise and sales taxes, as well as in the fields of international trade, tax risk and business cybernetics.


The end of the lowest evaluated bidder? What the World Bank New Procurement Framework tells us.

Webinar broadcast Wednesday, June 18, 2020.
A replay will be available soon.

Following numerous consultations carried out by the World Bank and its partners, a new procurement regulation replaces the pre-existing procurement directives. Among the many changes introduced, one in particular, raised many hopes within administrations: the notion of more advantageous bid which could end the criticized hegemony of the lowest evaluated bid. This webinar will launch a constructive debate around this concept and help procurement specialists understand its impacts.

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Maxime Bonneville

MPM, PMP

Expert in International Project Management, Planning, Monitoring and Control, Results-Based Management (RBM), Public Procurement, Procurement Auditing and Control.


Mitigating Unconscious Bias in HR & Project Management
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Webinar broadcast Wednesday, June 10, 2020.

This webinar aims to provide participants with tools and knowledge to increase awareness of Bias – conscious & unconscious bias @ the Workplace. The session would be of great benefit for HR professionals and project managers. A few organizations are raising awareness of bias and unconscious bias (cognitive bias) to foster an inclusive culture. Unconscious Bias @ Work is an introduction to the concept of unconscious bias - the mental shortcuts our brain takes to help us make quick decisions. Research has validated that these biases considerably affect individual and group behaviors. Such behaviors may add considerable complexity during the life cycle of a program or project. This webinar is aimed at raising your awareness of unconscious biases, there impact on workplace interactions, recruitment, selection, and employee development. We will touch upon strategies to support you in addressing unconscious bias. “Awareness is an important first step in unbiasing”.

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Karen Diaz

M. Ed.

Karen Diaz is an accomplished facilitator, trainer and management coach. Her dynamic expertise lies in supporting individuals, teams and organizations in working together through a culture of effective communication, high trust, clarity and mutual understanding.


The More or Less Likely Macroeconomic Implications of the Great Lockdown
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Webinar broadcast Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

Following the outbreak of COVID-19, we hear a lot about "flattening the curve", this applies to both the health and economic dimensions of the pandemics that cannot be considered independently. What are the macroeconomic effects of the Great Lockdown on key variables regarding business cycles, growth and development? What are the justifications for the fiscal and monetary policies being implemented and their current and future challenges ahead ? What do we know and what don’t we know about the path ahead?
In this highly uncertain context, clearly no one can pretend to have all the answers. However, macroeconomics suggests some points that should not be lost to expect a better future for all.

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Alain Paquet

Ph.D in Economy

Consultant specializing in Finance, Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy and Public Debt Management.


Happiness at work
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Webinar broadcast Thursday, May 28, 2020.

In these time of crisis, leaders are faced with new challenges in business, specifically those related to their employees. The Happiness At Work (HAW), is aimed to promote the human perspective in management, particularly employee relations, especially that we are faced with more dehumanization of organizations.

Indeed, in the recent years, technology has jumped ahead of leaders and organizations, and the human element must catch up more than ever due to remote work needed by the new social distancing reality.

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Hussein Baalbaki

DBA Candidate (Doctorate of Business Administration)

Researcher / Consultant / Coach / Counseler / Trainer in Happiness At Work & Leadership

Mr. Baalbaki acts as Leadership, Management and Human Resources (HR) Consultant transforming traditional practices and concepts to Happiness & Development habits and mission. He contributes to the development and implementation of strategies through leading international practices in the different corners of the world.


The essential project management toolkit: how to successfully manage a project in time of crisis?
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Webinar broadcast Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

In a context of uncertainties, project teams need to quickly learn how to effectively continue managing their project deliverables while being forced to work virtually. This session will share new digital collaborative tools that will help you and your teams deliver results. We will address best practices and techniques to manage your project successfully in this difficult time.

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Patricia Lapointe

MPA, PMP

Specialist in Public Governance, Project and Programme Management and in Results Based Management (RBM).


Integrating Gender into Programs, Projects and Policies
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Webinar broadcast Wednesday, May 20, 2020.

This understanding is crucial for the effective analysis, planning, conduct, and evaluation of public & private service operations. Why does Gender Matter? This webinar will touch the subjects of GBA+ and mainstreaming, identifying and analyzing gender issues within programs and developing strategies for strengthening Gender Equality integration.

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Karen Diaz

M. Ed.

Karen Diaz is an accomplished facilitator, trainer and management coach. Her dynamic expertise lies in supporting individuals, teams and organizations in working together through a culture of effective communication, high trust, clarity and mutual understanding.


Abnormally low tenders in a changing donor environment
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Webinar broadcast Thursday, May 13, 2020.
Recent developments in donor procurement practices have signaled a paradigm shift from pure price based evaluation (lowest evaluated bid) to more subtle techniques taking into account what is called "value for money" (most advantageous bid). In this webinar we will discuss how these changes have impacted the treatment of abnormally low tenders using a straightforward approach allowing participants to interact with the presenter and have their most pressing questions answered.

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Maxime Bonneville

MPM, PMP

Expert in International Project Management, Planning, Monitoring and Control, Results-Based Management (RBM), Public Procurement, Procurement Auditing and Control.


Strategic Leadership in the 2020s
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Webinar broadcast Thursday, May 7, 2020.

The COVID-19 pandemic has really hammered home the message to each and every organizational leader around the globe that we live in a world of uncertainty. That is the only thing we can be certain about.

In such a world, we must expect the unexpected and manage and lead accordingly. But, how do we do this? What are the solid foundations of leadership that we can build and access that will serve us well in our decision-making, irrespective of what the future holds? This webinar introduces you to the three essential levels of awareness – or consciousness – of global leaders in the 2020s and to the realm of “Strategic Assumptions” that will serve you well in this volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous (VUCA) world.

To prepare for the webinar, you can read the article written by our expert.

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Mark Hollingworth

M.Eng, MBA

Consultant expert in Team Management, Strategic Planning and Change Management. Mark Hollingworth is the founder of 5i Strategic Affairs. Senior Consultant with extensive national and international experience, he has been teaching at SETYM International since 2002.


Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) in an Era of Crisis
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Webinar broadcast Tuesday, May 5, 2020.

What does partnerships mean in an era of crisis? How do you build effective partnerships in an era of financial and leadership crisis? How can and should public leadership respond to their infrastructure needs in the era of COVID-19? The crisis will stretch public finances, challenge public leadership, and test the ability of public agencies to rise-up, seize the opportunity and continue to deliver effective and efficient public services and infrastructure. This Webinar is part of a series by SETYM International that will introduce and assist you to better understand how to unleash the power of PPPs both during and after the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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Joshua Jebuntie Zaato

Ph.D. in Public Administration/ Management, MPA

Expert in Management of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). Teacher and Assistant Chair at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (Dubai, U.A.E).