Effective Presentation and Communication Skills Certificate
The Kellstadt Marketing Center's Effective Presentation and Communication Skills Certificate Program is designed to help you become a better, more effective presenter. Taught by Dr. Joel Whalen, a nationally acclaimed communications author, the program will help you learn how to make clear, concise presentations to audiences from 1 to 1,000. As one of the most outstanding presentation coaches available, Dr. Whalen will teach you how to manage speech anxiety, speak up in difficult situations, work effectively in teams, advance relationships, and build message packaging and delivery skills. For more information, click here.
Dates: Thursdays, February 26-March 19, 2014 or Wednesdays May 21 - June 11, 2014
The Strategic Management Certificate Program gives you an understanding of the discipline of strategic management as a whole and breaks down the required phases and steps for planning, implementation and evaluation of strategy as a management process. The 10-week program immerses you in the industry's most widely respected and universally applied practices in strategic management. Aligned with the Association for Strategic Planning (ASP) "Lead -Think-Plan-Act" Body of Knowledge, you will gain valuable experience and establish a pathway to ASP Certification as a Strategic Planning Professional (SPP), Strategic Management Professional (SMP) or association designation as a Strategic Planning Associate (SPA). For more information, click here.
Dates: Wednesdays, February 5 - April 9, 2014, 4:00 - 5:30 PM
Cost: $1,695($75 late fee applied to registrations received after 1/29/14)
Contact: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Telephone: (312) 362-5295
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Talent Strategies and Management
Talent Strategies and Management enables participants to strategically plan, manage, and grow their leadership pipeline in three areas: talent identification, development, and retention. After completing Talent Strategies and Management, you will have the ability to understand your role and the role of the organization in implementing effective talent management practices, recognize which talent management practices are appropriate or best suited for your department and/or organizational context, and determine how they should be executed, and execute talent management activities with your peers, direct reports, and others within your organization. For more information, click here.
Dates: April 15-16, 2014
Contact Information: ExecutiveEducation@emory.edu
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Stimulating people to act and giving them the power to do so is one of the most important differences between companies that stagnate and those that develop and sustain a competitive edge. This program is designed for individuals at all levels from top executives to emerging leaders, Leadership: Inventing the Future is a three-day program that expands leadership capacity, improving corporate performance and positioning organizations to thrive. For more information, click here.
Date: May 13-16, 2014
Location: Mason Inn Conference Center and Hotel (Fairfax, VA)
Fees: $3,340 (meals only); $3,920 (with meals and lodging). 20% discount for 4 or more.
Contact: 703-993-9801 or email@example.com
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Conflict is an inevitable part of organizational life. Depending on how people manage it, conflict can either be a resource for creative problem solving or a drag on productivity and morale. If conflict is causing problems in quality of service or retention of good employees you’re experiencing the wrong kind of conflict. If people are afraid to voice important differences and rigorously debate issues, you are missing out on the opportunities inherent in conflicts. To “become conflict competent” incorporates the renowned Conflicts Dynamics Profile® (CDP) instrument and the elegant communications processes developed by Dr. Sherod Miller with principles from the conflict competence books of Craig Runde and Tim Flanagan. For more information, click here. Dates: TBD
Location: GWU School of Business, Duquès Hall, 2201 G St., NW, Washington, DC 20052
Representing yourself and your organization to the media and other external audiences is an essential leadership skill. Yet even the most seasoned professionals and executives can be intimidated when it comes to speaking in public. Through hands-on experience, you will develop the self-confidence to overcome your anxiety and become a more effective communicator, leader and agency advocate. In this workshop, you will explore the nature of media relations, practice public speaking in a safe environment and leave with materials and tactics that will enable them to refine this important skill. For more information, click here.
Date: TBD Location: George Washington University Alexandria Graduate Education Center