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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 Insitute of Government
9/17/2003

FORT MYERS, FL - Managers and employees from both the private and public sectors are invited to attend a half-day course “The Art of Being the Boss” presented by the Florida Institute of Government at Florida Gulf Coast University as part of its Professional Development Series 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 17 in 111 Broadcast Building.

The workshop will give participants the knowledge, skills and training to successfully supervise others, define an effective supervisor or manager, answer participants’ questions and help participants who have a desire to take their skills to the next level.

Objectives:

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

     Think like a manager

     Set goals and communicate expectations

     Supervise former colleagues

     Motivate yourself and those you supervise

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.

Rudnicki 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 for the general public, such as administratively hosting the Institute.

For more information, contact Institute director Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815. Registration for the workshop is $48.


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