IPA-Affiliated Events

You can register for most of our events online with either a major credit card or online check.

Understanding Differences: A Key Cross-Cultural Skill for the 21st Century Professional
Leaders in business, government, and nonprofits organizations rely on competent professionals who can work and interact effectively with people from diverse cultural backgrounds in this global economy. “LGL 202” will help you develop more effective strategies for resolving challenging cross-cultural situations. It will prepare you for understanding different values and perspectives in order to interact and communicate effectively in the workplace.
Presented by Brenda Soto, PHR, MBA, CSSG, Human Resources Management Consultant.

March 18, 2016 | Kent County Administrative Complex | Dover, Del.
9 a.m. to noon | Cost: $50

Register now | download workshop flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: March 16



Board of Adjustment Issues
The Board of Adjustment is an important quasi-judicial municipal body. “Planning 206” will provide an overview of proper board composition, proper board procedures for conducting hearings and rendering decisions; variance standards; and an overview of appellate review standards for board actions.

April 15, 2016 | University of Delaware Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
9 a.m. to noon | Cost: $50

Register now | download workshop flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: April 13



Creating a Flood Ready Community
“Planning 201” reviews the multiple sources of flood risks to Delaware communities that can be addressed and mitigated through planning, codes, and ordinances. It covers floodplain requirements for municipalities and tools for adapting to flood risk. Sources of funding and technical assistance will also be presented.

May 20, 2016 | University of Delaware Paradee Center | Dover, Del.
9 a.m. to noon | Cost: $50

Register now | download workshop flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: May 18

Basic Mediation Training
A four-day training session offered by IPA's Conflict Resolution Program
October 11–12 & 18–19, 2016 | Buena Vista Conference Center | New Castle, Del.
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $725 from January 1, 2016 to August 13, 2016
$825 from August 14, 2016 to the registration deadline of September 14, 2016
(includes continental breakfast, lunch, beverages and materials)

Delaware Conflict Resolution Network members receive a $100 discount for this event. Call 302-831-8158 to register if you are a DCRN member.

Register now | download workshop flyerPDF icon | Registration deadline: September 14