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"Communicating and Listening for Results" Workshop Offered by FGCU Florida Institute of Government

FORT MYERS, FL - Nonprofit and government employees are invited to attend a one-day workshop "Communicating and Listening for Results" presented by the Florida Institute of Government at Florida Gulf Coast University from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 6. The workshop will be held at the Center for Professional Development at Edison Community College.

This seminar will help you learn and practice effective communication and listening skills that are critical to the success of supervisors and their teams. Every day, employees receive opportunities in the workplace to use communication skills to their advantage. This workshop will help employees move past barriers in order to obtain better results and relationships.

Objectives will be:
1. Clarify the purpose of meaningful communication
2. Identify specific skills necessary for building rapport
3. Distinguish between differences of opinion and conflict
4. Assess personal listening skills
5. Identify learning modes of the listener - visual, auditory and kinesthetic
6. Practice effective communication techniques

Anne Schroeder is instructor for the program.
The central purpose of the Institute is to help promote superior performance in government and nonprofit organizations through quality
training, consulting and technical assistance. As an accredited comprehensive public university, FGCU addresses the higher educational needs
of Southwest Florida and provides a learning-centered environment that offers high quality educational opportunities for the general public, such as administratively hosting the Institute.
For more information, contact Joanne Hartke, Director of the Institute, at (941) 590-7815. Registration for the workshop is $66.

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