Corporate & Workplace Programs
The Calgary Professional Chapter offers Workplace Lunch and Learn presentations and workshops as one of our core focus areas, with a goal of offering stimulating and challenging luncheon workshops and presentations at Calgary companies. All presentations are designed to fit into a one-hour lunch break, with some companies choosing to provide snacks and/or lunch for their employees. The interactive workshops are a great opportunity for employees to collaborate and learn from each other, while broadening their knowledge and perspectives.
- Root Causes of Poverty
- Access to Water in Malawi
- Fair Trade Coffee
- Water for the World
- Overseas Case Study
Additional presentations can be customized based on specific interests of the audience. Contact us to schedule a presentation for your organization.
Our most popular workshop has participants working together in small groups, analyzing and discussing a case study, with the goal of determining the fundamental causes of poverty.
- Learn about international development issues.
- Explore the causes and effects of poverty.
- Discover Engineers Without Borders’ approach to poverty reduction.
Creating Opportunity for Positive Change – An Interactive Workshop
Our most recent workshop divides participants into two groups. Each group has to defend why their water pumping system will be most effective. At the end of the case the true facts are exposed and participants are able to reflect on the many factors influencing the success of a development project.
An Introduction to Daily Decision Making – For Individuals and Corporations
A presentation discussing the fundamentals of Fair Trade, how the certification process works, the positive impacts on the small-scale farmers and producers, and the benefit to companies who offer Fair Trade coffee at their workplace.
An Exercise in Trade and Resource Management
An interactive game-style workshop that has participants representing different countries, each working to obtain necessary water, oil, technology and monetary resources while navigating challenging social, economic, political and cultural barriers. The complexities of world water issues and EWB’s work within the water and sanitation sector are discussed.
An In-Depth look at EWB work in Africa
A presentation hosted by one of our returned overseas volunteers, sharing their recent experiences of living in Africa and working on an EWB project. The projects are focused within three areas: Governance and Rural Infrastructure in Ghana, Agriculture and Market Chains in Ghana, Water and Sanitation and Rural Infrastructure in Malawi.