Edmonton Branch Information

Monday, September 10, 2018

An Everyone Culture

An everyone culture is founded upon a simple yet powerful insight: that the best way to unleash an organization’s power is to realize the full potential of its individual employees.

Linda Sahli

City Clerk, City of Edmonton

Monday, October 1, 2018       (CCAP Grad Celebration)

The Key to New Leadership

New leadership incorporates many key factors. Come join an interesting conversation on mentor vs. connector and the importance of diversity in the workplace. 

Tetyana Khramova, PhD, MBA

Career Mentorship Program Director,
Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council

Monday, November 5, 2018

Love Your Brain!

What is a concussion? Who can be affected? Concussions are the most common form of traumatic brain injury in workers today. Learn about symptoms and how to support co-workers who may be  suffering from a concussion.

Samantha Bahan

Concussion Service Program Coordinator, Brain Care Centre

Tuesday, December 4,  2018

Canada 151

Attention all HOSERS! Canada 150 is old news - Canada 151 is where the party is! Join us for the festive season to celebrate all things Canadian.

Mayfield Dinner Theatre

16615 109 Avenue NW

Monday, January 7, 2019

Generations - An HR Perspective

Silents, Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials are the four generations in the workforce today with their own distinct attitudes toward work. Join the discussion on how to successfully integrate these diverse generations at work.

Heather J. Morrison, CPHR

Strategic Coordinator

Monday, February 4, 2019   (Random Acts of Kindness)

Wellness Incorporated

Organizational health and wellness programs are becoming a key element in a business's strategic plan. So how can you  guide meaningful change, overcome resistance, and cultivate wellness in your workplace?

Linda Crawford & Terry Skidnuk

Workplace Wellness Team, Alberta Blue Cross

Monday, March 4, 2019

Access and Privacy

In today’s digital world, many of our activities leave a trail of data. With companies like Facebook and Google collecting so much of our private information, do we really know what that information is being used for and who it is shared with?

Kristan Cook, MA, MAS. CIAPP

 Corporate Information Governance

Monday, April 8, 2019              (Annual General Meeting)

Mobile Massage YEG

Learn how massage therapy in the workplace can help your company increase moral, increase employee retention and decrease sick days.  Hands-on stretching  demo for healthy ergonomics at your desk.

Camille Wallach, RMT

Owner and Mobile/Workplace Therapist 

 Thursday, May 2, 2019

Professional Development Workshop

We’re working on getting someone great! We’ll let you know who as soon as we can!

Monday, June 10, 2019

Plant Nite

Heard of Paint Nite? This is with plants. Create a tabletop garden for your favourite spot, whether home or office. Your nite will bloom. Stay tuned for the details.

Venue: TBD

The Edmonton Branch meets ten times per year. Seven of our meetings include speaker presentations, one is the all-day professional development workshop and two are fun events, to celebrate the holidays in December and to wrap up our program year in June.

Meeting location:

Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre
11727 Kingsway Avenue NW
Edmonton AB  T5G 3A1

The cost of our dinner meetings is generally:

  • $30 for members (partially subsidized by the Edmonton Branch as a member giveback)
  • $35 for non-members/guests

Our standard meeting schedule:

5:30 – Registration and networking

6:00 – Dinner

7:00 – Speaker presentation

7:45 – Business meeting

Our vision

The Association of Administrative Professionals (AAP) provides opportunities for growth through education and community building, giving our members a better understanding of how important their role is to any business. Being widely recognized across Canada, our membership increases year after year and members are engaged in the AAP.

Our mission

We strive to provide administrative professionals the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive by encouraging all members to add to their individual competencies, advance their leadership skills, realize their value in the workplace and community, and have confidence to excel in their careers.

Our core values

Learning, growth, integrity, respect, professionalism, passion, reputation, fairness, equality

Our member benefits

Our professional certification

The Canadian Certified Administrative Professional (CCAP) program, sponsored by the AAP, is an option available to those interested in advancing their professional development. The educational classes are available through distance, online and lecture courses from universities and colleges across Canada. The requirements for work experience and demonstrated core competencies provide validation of the mastery of skills related to the role of an administrative professional. For more information, visit https://canadianadmin.ca/qaa-designation/overview/.