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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Success Strategies for Administrative Assistants" Workshop

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

WHAT     "Success Strategies for Administrative Assistants" full-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Professional Development Series. The workshop is a special presentation in honor of Administrative Professionals Day and participants receive an appreciation gift, continental breakfast and box lunch, and earn Continuing Education Units, or CEUs. The workshop teaches participants how to be a strategic partner with their bosses because there is no such thing as "just a secretary" in today's fast-paced business world. Participants learn additional skills to tackle office and business challenges, and methods and techniques to get better results and gain professional confidence. Mary Pike is instructor for the course.

WHEN     8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Friday, April 28

WHERE     Student Union 213

WHY     To learn how to:

     Gain a greater understanding of how to interact with all communication styles

     Practice the keys to conflict resolution

     Discover creative win-win ways to deal with office politics

     Learn the secret to personal and professional goal setting

     Enhance ability to use interpersonal skills even in challenging situations

     Build on skills in problem solving

     Increase ability to get ideas across so they get heard

COST     $89

CONTACT     Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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