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AWT Webinars

The Association of Water Technologies (AWT) hosts monthly webinars that provide the convenience of online training paired with live instruction and Q&A opportunities.

Upcoming Webinars

Tuesday, November 7, 2017; 11:00 AM ET

Discipline and Termination: Steps to Take to Reduce Exposure to Liability

Discipline and termination are never an easy part of an owner or manager’s job, but at times a necessary function. If these processes are handled incorrectly, it could expose the organization to liability. Operating in a litigious world can be costly but there are steps employers can take to reduce the risk. Join us for an AWT Business Resources Committee webinar with Ryan Rybarczyk, PHR, Rybar HR Consulting, LLC, that will look at best practices for preparing, communicating, and documenting performance improvement plans for your workers and steps you can take to mitigate your exposure to liability.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017; 11:00 AM ET

AWT Business Resources Committee Webinar: Failing to Plan, Planning to Fail

Are you simply budgeting for next year or are you planning? There is a difference. Join Tim Smith, President of ignite Business Advisors, as we share our proactive approach to financial planning for 2018 including creating your predictable revenue plan, gross margin plan that includes your direct costs, and planning for profit through best practices in your expense allocation. Our proactive approach has provided many with the reward of sustainable growth with bottom line profit and ensuring that we are managing to the plan rather than simply hoping that the budget turns out by the end of the year.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017; 11:00 AM ET

AWT Young Professionals Webinar: Keys To Documentation and Communication In Our Industry

Providing service and water systems testing is vitally important in the water treatment industry. Did you know that what you do with that information after your service visit is just as important as the service itself? Without proper documentation and communication, your service and testing could lose its impact. Join us for a webinar with Matt Weir, CWT, Guardian CSC, to learn how to properly document your service visits and effectively communicate with your customers. It will help keep you customer in-the-know and keep you out of the hot-seat.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017; 11:00 AM ET

Performance Reviews: The Importance of Objective Feedback and Goal Setting

Communication between managers and employees is essential to the success of every organization, team, and individual. When communication breakdowns occur, employee satisfaction decreases, productivity declines and team morale drops. To prevent this, managers and supervisors need to be prepared to deliver accurate and effective feedback to employees. Performance reviews are a critical part of this effort. Join us for an AWT Business Resources Committee webinar with Ryan Rybarczyk, PHR, Rybar HR Consulting, LLC, that will look at steps for preparing for an effective review, common errors made during reviews, and developing constructive feedback.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018; 11:00 AM ET

AWT Young Professionals Webinar: Understanding the Value of Insurance in Water Treatment

As the water treatment industry continues to grow and develop, those in this business are faced with an ever-changing landscape in which to work. Customer demands, legal and regulatory challenges, and pure competition are just some of the areas requiring careful attention. There is also no doubt that younger professionals entering into this industry will be required to learn and take on much of this responsibility. As such, a sound understanding of risk and insurance solutions is vital for this new generation of water treatment professionals to be successful. Join Mike Highum, McGowan Insurance Group, as we review those specific insurance solutions and the risk management strategies used to ensure profitable growth.

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