Events

Oct 23 - Oct 25, 2019
Level I Commissioner Certification
Level I Commissioner Certification
Topics to be covered: Intro to IGRA TGRA: Purpose, Function & Structures Anatomy of…
South Point

Las Vegas, NV

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Room Rate: $80.00 ++ with
Deadline to book at NIGA Rate:
Monday, September 29
$80 rate good from 10/20 - 10/23

Call to Reserve Toll Free: (866) 791-7626 or book online

Group Code: NIG1020

Topics to be covered:

  • Intro to IGRA
  • TGRA: Purpose, Function & Structures
  • Anatomy of a Gaming Machine
  • Basic Principles of Casino Accounting
  • Gaming Compacts & Compact Compliance
  • Auditing: Financial Audits
  • What' the Big Deal - MICs
  • Managing a TGRA
  • Into to Enforcement
  • Rules of the Games - Classification of Games

Class schedule for every training level:
Day 1 – 8:00AM - 5:00PM - Full Breakfast served
Day 2 – 8:00AM - 5:00PM - Full Breakfast served
Day 3 – 8:00AM - 12:00PM - Full Breakfast served

Training Material will be made available as a digital e-book link prior to training dates, which can be downloaded for print, if you prefer to do so.

Oct 23 - Oct 25, 2019
Leadership Workshop
Leadership Workshop
This course will provide an excellent opportunity to become a better leader not only in…
South Point Hotel Casino & Spa

9777 S Las Vegas Blvd,
Las Vegas, NV 89183

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Room Rate: $80.00 ++ with
Deadline to book at NIGA Rate:
Monday, September 29th

Call to Reserve Toll Free:
(866) 791-7626 or book online

Group Code: NIG1020

This course will provide an excellent opportunity to become a better leader not only in the gaming field but in any position within your organization. Learn Effective Leadership Development and building Development for your Organization. What are the Competencies of for your Leadership, Increase Moral and Personal Development Create vision, motivate and inspire people about their job or how to follow leadership, increase and customer service. This course is exciting and fun and will provide learning in an energized way!

Who should attend?

Tribal Leadership, Indian Gaming Industry Leaders, CEO's, Department Directors, Floor Managers, etc., or anyone interested in moving up the industry ladder and is interested in expanding skills to become a successful leader

What to Expect?

Our industry is rapidly changing, stay on top of the changes and build your skills to be an even more effective leader. Explore the concept of Leadership success by understanding the differences between Leadership and Management in our industry.

In this training we will explore three distinct elements:

  • Management Foundations
  • Leadership Development
  • Succession Planning and Innovating with Technology

This information-packed program will offer the following key insights:
Management Foundations Day 1

  • How Skills Must Change
  • Managing vs. Leading
  • Management Foundations
  • SMART Goal Development
  • Performance Management & Conducting Effective Performance Appraisals
    Leadership Development Day 2
  • Today’s Leaders & Generational Awareness
  • Leading With Emotional Intelligence (EI)
  • Coaching for Success
  • Succession Planning
    Leading with Technology Day 3
  • Succession Planning for Leaders
  • Leading Technology
  • Individual Action Planning and Commitments
Dec 9 - Dec 11, 2019
Class II Immersion
Class II Immersion
The workshop is an opportunity to bring Tribal leaders, decision makers and influencers…
New York New York Hotel & Casino

3790 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

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NIGA Rate $99++/Night
Good Until - November 16, 2018

The workshop is an opportunity to bring Tribal leaders, decision makers and influencers together and provide them a platform to learn and create a strategic plan to truly understand and harness the power of Class II Gaming. To protect the assets and interests of their respective gaming tribes and create a new financial economic engine that provides protection for their tribal sovereignty today, tomorrow and well into the future.

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Dec 9 - Dec 11, 2019
Master Series Commissioner Certification
Master Series Commissioner Certification
Topics to be covered: Vetting your Vendors - Best Practices What I can count on and GDPR…
$799 Member Tribes
$999 Non-Member Tribes
New York New York Hotel & Casino

3790 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

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Room Rate: $99.00 ++ with
Deadline to book at NIGA Rate: Friday, November 15

Topics to be covered:

  • Vetting your Vendors - Best Practices
  • What I can count on and GDPR
  • Due Diligence for Casino Licensing Best Practice
  • Understanding Vendor Financials
  • Understanding Casino Financials
  • Steps in Assuring Licensee Due Process Rights
  • Licensing Hearing Group Assignments
  • Mock Hearing Preparations
  • Mock Hearings

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Level II Pre-Requisite: Must have previously completed Level I of the National Indian Gaming Association Commissioner Certification Trainings.

Training Material will be made available as a digital e-book link prior to training dates, which can be downloaded for print, if you prefer to do so.

Dec 11 - Dec 13, 2019
Change Managementc Training
Change Managementc Training
Who should attend? Tribal Leadership, Indian Gaming Industry Leaders, CEO's, Department…
New York New York Hotel & Casino

3790 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

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Room Rate: $99.00 ++ with
Deadline to book at NIGA Rate:
Friday, November 15

Who should attend?

Tribal Leadership, Indian Gaming Industry Leaders, CEO's, Department Directors, Floor Managers, etc., or anyone interested in moving up the industry ladder and is interested in expanding skills to become a successful leader

What to Expect?

Change happens.
The question is, are we prepared for when it does happen?

Change within organizations is a reality especially with changing markets and increased competition. This workshop will highlight key success factors when working with change initiatives within your organization.

In this highly interactive program, you’ll dive into the nature of change, why change is important, and why so many of these initiatives fail. Through a series of interactive presentations, classroom exercises, case studies, and group discussions, you’ll develop a deeper understanding of the links between organizational culture, change management, and proactive success. With a post-training action plan and tools for launching, leading, and realizing value from successful change initiatives, you’ll be able to contribute at a higher level to your organization’s performance and success.

This information-packed program will offer the following key insights:
Various Elements of Organizational Change Day 1

  • Introductions
  • The Impacts of Change in Organizations
  • Assess the Current State of Change
  • Leading Change
  • Align Your Leadership Teams
    Additional Change Management Strategies Day 2
  • The Impact of Change on our Teams
  • Gain Team Buy-In and Commitment With Change
  • Design a Future Path
  • Guide the Future Path
    Measuring and Evaluating Change for Success Day 3
  • Leading Change with Emotional Intelligence
  • Measure and Evaluate Change Initiatives
  • Action Planning: Tying It All Together

Meet our Facilitator!
Marcus Diaz
Director of Organizational Development, Casino del Sol
Tucson, Arizona

One of GGB Magazine's 2018 People to Watch in the gaming industry!
Marcus is a passionate educator, trainer and initiative developer, dedicated to improving growth opportunities and revolutionizing the world of organizational learning.
He is an expert in training, learning, instructional design, and creating a culture of learning.
Lifelong Learner. Speaker, content developer, writer and game changer.

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Dec 11 - Dec 13, 2019
Level II Commissioner Certification
Level II Commissioner Certification
Topics to be covered: History of Class II Gaming Employment Issues for Regulators Tribal…
$799 Member Tribes
$999 Non-Member Tribes
New York New York Hotel & Casino

3790 S Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89109

(map)

Room Rate: $99.00 ++ with
Deadline to book at NIGA Rate: Friday, November 15

Topics to be covered:

  • History of Class II Gaming
  • Employment Issues for Regulators
  • Tribal Sovereign Immunity and The Gaming Regulator
  • Effective Regulatory Writing
  • Licensing: Key Employees & Primary Officials
  • Licensing: Vendors & Facilities
  • Internal Auditing - What's Required & How it Should Be Approached
  • Financial Controls & Accounting Standards
  • Roles of Surveillance Cheats & Scams

Daily Class schedule for every training level:
Day 1 – 8:00am - 5:00pm - Full Breakfast served
Day 2– 8:00am - 5:00pm - Full Breakfast served
Day 3– 8:00am - 12 noon - Full Breakfast served

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Level II Pre-Requisite: Must have previously completed Level I of the National Indian Gaming Association Commissioner Certification Trainings.

Training Material will be made available as a digital e-book link prior to training dates, which can be downloaded for print, if you prefer to do so.