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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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"Mind Mapping" Workshop Offered by FGCU Florida Institute of Government

FORT MYERS, FL - Managers, supervisors and employees from both the private and public sectors are invited to attend a half-day course “Mind Mapping” presented by the Florida Institute of Government at Florida Gulf Coast University as part of the its Professional Development Series from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1 in Broadcast Building Room 111.

Participants will learn to see the big picture and focus on the task for better results, understand the links and connections, and have confidence in learning abilities.

Participants will learn to:
     how to reduce time spent on an

     heighten thinking effectiveness and clarity

     orchestrate all details and aspects, from beginning to end on one piece of paper

     increase the concentration and enjoyment of an activity

George Bradley is instructor for the program. An independent consultant, he develops and conducts training programs for local government. He has 15 years experience as a human resource manager for Lee, Flagler and Collier counties.

Bradley received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida and has completed Levels I through V of the Certified Public Manager Program. His background includes performance management, recruitment and selection, and training and development.

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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