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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Coaching and Mentoring as Management Tools" Workshop

WHO     FGCU Florida Institute of Government, for managers and employees from both the private and public sectors

WHAT     "Coaching and Mentoring as Management Tools" full-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Professional Development Series. The seminar helps attendees learn how relationship building and the support it provides through formal and informal networks have become an important component to success in the emerging global market. The workshop addresses the issue of coaching and mentoring from both ends of the spectrum, identifies the benefits individually and organizationally, and provides the tools and techniques needed to be an effective mentor and coach. Patricia Varley is instructor.

WHEN     8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 17

WHERE     Broadcast Building 111

WHY     To learn how to:

     Identify the skills and traits of a good mentor and coach

     Determine when and how to supervise, coach or mentor

     Understand and implement a unique coaching and mentoring style

     Discuss value of formal and informal mentoring models

     Build rapport through communication, cooperation and collaboration

     Use the do's and don'ts of delegation

     Practice creative problem-solving techniques

COST     $72

CONTACT     Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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