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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Persuading and Influencing Through Leadership" Workshop

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

WHAT     "Persuading and Influencing Through Leadership" full-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Professional Development Series. The workshop teaches participants that influencing though leadership is taking a department, unit or organization to the next level with the knowledge, skills and abilities to persuade people to move in a new direction. The workshop allows participants to assess strengths and weaknesses, in terms of personal power, and to influence and persuade others to follow leadership. Mary Ellen Dorsett is instructor for the program.

WHEN     8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 19

WHERE     FGCU Broadcast Building Room 111

WHY     To learn:

     Identify style in approaching others

     Discuss the factors that drive one's approach when influencing others

     Learn how to influence others when faced with a situation requiring action

     Learn to recognize types of power and their sources

     Examine the relationship between power and leadership

     Discuss influence tools and techniques

     Identify influence style

COST     $72

CONTACT     Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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