Time & Location
Oct 25, 12:15 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. MDT
Online (over Zoom)
About the event
In this session, Prof. Brick with share his thoughts and experiences on the importance of mentoring. As a previous Executive Director of Human Resources, Ministry of Health, he has immence knowledge in the areas of leadership, change management, ethics and mentorship.
About Porf. Rick:
F.W. [Rick] Brick MBA, CPHR, IPMA-CP, SCP-SHRM, PMP
Prof. Rick is an Associate Executive Professor at the School of Business, University of Alberta, teaching MBA and B Com. programs in a number of areas including Leadership, Ethics, Culture, Human Resources, Change Management, Government Policy Development, Labour Relations, and Project Management. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Peter Lougheed Leadership College.
Prior to his retirement from government service about eight years ago, he was the Executive Director of Human Resources for Alberta Health and Wellness [the Ministry of Health]. In that role, he was accountable for providing the full range of transactional and strategic HR services. He reported directly to the Deputy Minister and was a member of the Department’s Executive Committee as well as the provincial government’s Human Resources Council.
Prof. Rick has worked in the HR field for over 30 years at an executive level with the Federal, Municipal, and Provincial levels of government. He is experienced in all HR disciplines having worked as an HR generalist/manager during his career. In addition to general HR certifications, he is certified in the HR disciplines of staffing/recruitment, labour relations, and training. He strongly believes in the value of professional association. He holds HR certification from both Canadian associations [i.e. CPHR and IPMA-ACP] and is certified to practice HR in the United States [i.e. SHRM-SCP]. He also holds certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP).
In his free time, Prof. Rick serves as a member of the National Board of Directors for the National Association of Federal Retirees (NAFR). NAFR represents over 175,000 former members of the federal government, RCMP, Canadian military, and federally appointed judges.
He is involved in activities in support of the faculty members of the University and Canadian post-secondary institutions. He serves as a member of the Faculty Association Council and the University of Alberta’s Learning Environment Committee. Prof. Rick is a Director/Trustee on the Defence Fund of the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) and a member of the CAUT’s Collective Bargaining and Organization Committee.