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Workplace Services in Calgary, Consulting in Calgary, Magnus Consulting in Calgary

Workplace Services in Calgary, Consulting in Calgary, Magnus Consulting in Calgary

Jen Magnus

Dr. Jen Magnus has obtained a Doctorate of Business Administration: Organizational Leadership from Northcentral University. She scored in the top 15% of her Doctoral class and was placed on the Golden Key International Honour Society

Dr. Magnus was previously employed as a police officer with the Calgary Police Service for 14 years. She worked as both a Constable and an Acting Sergeant in various areas of the police. Her experience included investigating criminal complaints, investigating internal workplace complaints, advocacy for civilian and police members, liaising with community members, mentoring junior officers, and researching, instructing, and training on special projects for the Calgary Police Service.

Dr. Magnus has conducted workplace investigations; advocacy for those facing workplace-related issues; held training sessions on trauma-informed interviewing for police officers and those wishing to become workplace investigators; trained groups on understanding harassment, bullying, and sexual harassment; trained on how to conduct workplace investigations; and completed research related to gender issues in policing.

Dr. Magnus is currently involved in various community volunteer roles. She sits as on the Board of Governors at Mount Royal University (MRU) and is part of the Human Resource and Academic Committee. Dr. Magnus is a member of the High River RCMP Police committee, where she acts as a liaison between Town Council, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and the citizens of High River.

Through her years of training, education, and various experiences Dr. Magnus will ensure all of your employment concerns are addressed.

Courses and Certifications


Doctorate of Business Administration: Organizational Leadership (Northcentral University)

  • Business Studies, Ethics and Business, Conflict Resolution and Mediation, Leader as a Coach, and Theory and Practice in Organizational Leadership
Master of Criminal Justice (Boston University)
  • Courses included Qualitative and Quantitative Statistics, Victims of Crime, Terrorism, Youth Crime, and Law
Applied Justice Studies Degree (Mount Royal University)
  • Courses included Youth Crime, Interviewing, Qualitative and Quantitative Statistics, and Law

Criminology Diploma (Mount Royal College)

  • Courses included Introduction to Criminology, Sociology and Crime, Psychology, and Policing
Certificate of Adult Education (Canadian College of Educators)
  • Designing instruction for adult education, facilitating adult learning, teaching and developing online courses, and College and University teaching in Canada

Certificate  – Sexual Violence in Higher Education

  • Protect International Risk and Safety Services


Understanding Gender Identity and Gender Expression in the Workplace (Alberta Human Rights)
  • Educated and informed on the various human rights matters that affect employees and employers related to gender identity and expression
Preventing Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace (Alberta Human Rights)
  • Informed on preventing bullying and harassment in the workplace and human rights laws that protect targets/victims of bullying and harassment
Promoting Cultural Change and Enhancing Gender Diversity (Canadian Police College)
  • Best practices for enhancing gender diversity and building an inclusive environment
Gender Based Analysis (Government of Canada)
  • Analytical tool utilized to advance gender equality


Coaching, Leadership, and Trainer Certificate (The John Maxwell Team)
  • Certification in the John Maxwell Team as a coach, teacher, trainer, and speaker
Leadership Development Program (International Association of Chiefs of Police)
  • Three-week training on how to be a stronger and more efficient leader
Trust in Leadership (Calgary Police Service)
  • Franklin Covey - Trust in leadership Course


Conducting Workplace Assessments (Rubin Thomlinson Workplace Training)
  • One day course on how to properly conduct workplace assessments
Workplace Investigations (Rubin Tomlinson Workplace Training)
  • How to conduct, document, and complete workplace investigations
Introduction to Project Management (City of Calgary)
  • One day course learning the principles and philosophies of project management


The Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview (FETI) Certificate (University of Alberta/Mount Royal University)
  • How to interview individuals who have experienced trauma
  • Understanding the impact trauma has on the brain
First Responder to Sexual Assault and Abuse Training (Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse – CCASA)
  • Taking sexual assault complaints and interviewing victims of sexual assault


Conflict Resolution and Workplace Mediation (Alberta Health Services- AB Provincial Court Judge Nancy Flatters)
  • Workplace conflict resolution and mediation
Risk Management (Medicine Hat Police Service)
  • Introductory course in Risk Management by Gordon Graham
Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) (Calgary Police Service)
  • A multi-disciplinary approach to deterring criminal behavior through environmental design
Hart & Kropp Threat Assessment Course (Calgary Police Service)
  • Understanding Domestic Violence, Interviewing Victims and Offenders, Drafting Safety Plans and Emergency Protection Orders
ABC Effective Presentation (Calgary Police Service)
  • Compiling, researching and presenting lectures
The Road to Mental Readiness for Supervisors (Calgary Police Service)
  • Mental health training and building resilience in the workplace
Crucial Conversations (Calgary Police Service)
  • Tools and skills to deal efficiently with essential conversations both in work and personal life
Behavioral Descriptive Interviewing (Calgary Police Service)
  • Develop skills to conduct behavioral interviewing
Media Communications: Media Relations (Calgary Police Service)
  • Understanding the relationship between the media and police
  • Working with the media when releasing sensitive information
Search and Seizure (Calgary Police Service)
  • How to write search warrants and production orders
Covert Training in Large Crowds (Calgary Police Service)
  • One week course learning how to effectively and covertly gather intelligence in large crowds while successfully preventing riots
Undercover Techniques Course (Calgary Police Service)
  • Effectively establish skills to conduct undercover investigations related to drugs, prostitution, and various criminal activity
Violence Risk & Threat Assessment (Edmonton Police Service)
  • Understanding violence in domestic relationships as well as threat assessments of intimate relationships
Forensic Interviewing (Royal Canadian Mounted Police)
  • Developed skills to conduct accusatory interviewing


Alberta Association of Police Governance (AAPG) Conference
  • Educated on police governance, marijuana laws, and policing in Alberta
Calgary Employment and Labour Law (DLA Piper) Conference
  • Educated on employer strategies for social media, employee privacy, and medical marijuana use in the workplace
International Association of Women Police (IAWP) Conference (Winnipeg, Manitoba & Cardiff, Wales)
  • Training included coaching, crime scene investigations, leadership, gender-diversity, and conducting interviews
Post-Secondary Summit (Field Law)
  • Informed on post-secondary academic bargaining, labour relations, cybersecurity, and governance