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

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Communication Survival Skills for Women" Workshop

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

WHAT     "Communication Survival Skills for Women" half-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Professional Development Series. Participants in the hands-on workshop will learn powerful tools used to persuade and influence others, and learn to avoid common pitfalls that can side track a career. Allison Blankenship is instructor for the program.

WHEN     8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 15

WHERE     FGCU Broadcast Building Room 111

WHY     To learn how to:

     Be assertive without being pushy

     Get the message heard, not just said

     Understand the different ways men and women communicate

     Get credit for personal ideas

     Be able to think on your feet

     Discover ways to boost professional image

     Eliminate power-robbing speech habits

     Handle difficult people and situations with ease

COST     $48

CONTACT     Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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