The Department of Management has been partnering with the Soft Skills Group in hosting a series of workshops targeting important skills for Commerce / Management students. Here is an overview of the upcoming workshops:
1. Reports That Work–With a Focus on Executive Summaries
Writing reports that work is one of the most effective and direct ways for your company to pay attention to your ideas and the work that you do. Reports are the foundation on which most business decisions are made. Your reports can have a substantial impact on the direction your team, department, division or whole company will take.
Wednesday, October 4th, 3-5 pm in KN 2213
2. Professional Presentation Skills
This workshop is designed to help you deliver presentations and evaluate your progress as you develop and refine your skills, techniques and delivery. You will learn how to speak well publicly to ensure you know how to organize information and represent yourself well in front of others.
Thursday, November 9th, 3-5 pm in KN 2213
3. Business Storytelling
Become a more effective speaker through business storytelling: communicate with greater impact, understand the relationships in organizational environments, and present effectively.
This highly innovative and creative workshop will quickly show you how to refresh and update outdated phrases and communication styles, relearn how to bridge business and cultural gaps, and reconnect at a more imaginative, inspiring level with colleagues and clients.
Thursday, February 8th, 2018, 1-3 pm in KN 2213
4. Interpersonal Negotiating Skills
Improve your skills for negotiating with individuals and groups. How do you gain commitment for your ideas? How do you work collaboratively to achieve win/win situations?
Learn and practice techniques to assist negotiations through different stages to a mutually successful conclusion.
Wednesday, March 7th, 1-3 pm in KN 2213