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Chief of Staff
Florida Gulf Coast University
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1065
Fax:     (239) 590-1066
Email:  apacheco@fgcu.edu

 

 

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"Art of Being the Boss" Workshop Offered by FGCU Florida Institute of Government
2/27/2002

FORT MYERS, FL - New managers and supervisors from the public and nonprofit sectors are invited to attend a half-day course “Art of Being the Boss” presented by the Florida Institute of Government at Florida Gulf Coast University as part of the its Supervisory Certificate Series from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday, March 29. The workshop will be held at the Center for Professional Development at Edison Community College.

Objectives:

Ease the transition from super worker status to a successful leadership style

Think like a manager

Set goals and communicate expectations

Supervise former colleagues

Barbara Rudnicki is instructor for the program. She is a professional trainer, keynote speaker, workshop leader and author whose presentations are hard-hitting, down-to-earth and designed to help people succeed in business and in life. During her 26-year career at IBM, she held both technical and management positions. She relocated to Naples in 1991 and published her first book, Pack Your Own Parachute: The Three Secrets to Being Successful No Matter Who You Work For. Currently, she is completing her second book.

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, such as administratively hosting the Institute.

For more information about the workshop or to register, contact Institute director Joanne Hartke at (941) 590-7815. Registration for the workshop is $44.


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