Two free webinars on « Leading in Times of Crisis » offered to managers of companies and organizations

WELLINGTON – April 3, 2020 – The majority of Canadian businesses these days are experiencing a variety of unforeseen challenges and don’t necessarily know how to address them. Leaders of Island francophone businesses and organizations are therefore invited to participate in two free webinars on the theme « Leading in Times of Crisis » on Thursdays, April 9 and 16.

The Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce of PEI and the Wellington Rural Action Centre, in collaboration with RDÉE New Brunswick, are offering these webinars free of charge. Marc-André Alary, owner and president of DirecSys of Dieppe, NB, will lead the sessions, each day from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

These are two different workshops, each addressing different topics. Managers may participate in only one or both of the sessions. The webinars will be delivered via the Zoom online platform.


Topics for Thursday, April 9
1. The state of mind required of the leader in times of crisis.
2. Communication is key for your staff and all stakeholders.
3. Secure your supply chain.
4. Cash flow forecasting, 30-60-90 days and 6 months (no matter how fluid).

Topics for Thursday, 16 April
5. Strategic execution is not about taking a back seat, take this time to do it right.
6. Sales and marketing – find a creative way to stay in front of your customers.
7. Execution priorities.


Marc-André Alary’s mission is to help organizations and their employees learn, grow as individuals and succeed, while keeping the human element at the forefront. Alary completed his master’s degree in Six Sigma black belt with a major in innovation. A certified coach with the John Maxwell team and passionate about understanding human behaviour in the workplace, Marc-André is relentlessly working on implementing the concept of organizational health in large-scale, custom-built production environments in the manufacturing and service sectors. In other words, rehumanizing the workplace.

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PHOTO: Marc-André Alary, owner and president of DirecSys, will deliver two webinars on the theme « Leading in Times of Crisis » on Thursdays, April 9 and 16.


For more information :
Raymond J. Arsenault
Activities Coordinator
Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce of PEI