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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU Florida Institute of Government Presents "Business Writing.Conveying Your Message Effectively" Workshop

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

WHAT "Business Writing.Conveying Your Message Effectively" half-day workshop from the Florida Institute of Government's Professional Writing Series. The workshop uses lessons learned in the examination of the written word and non-verbal communication, and shows how the missing link - conveying the right attitude - reveals itself on the written page. Examples will demonstrate how inappropriate word usage, formatting errors, wrongly placed clip-art, and other calamities speak louder than words. Participants will learn to deliver the intended message clearly and concisely. Lorna Kibbey is instructor for the course.

WHEN 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday, June 11

WHERE Student Union 213

WHY To learn to:
 Observe how tone of voice comes through - even when not intended
 Discover methods of eliminating emotional overtones from messages
 Learn how to cut useless information and focus on fact
 Uncover secrets to getting the response you need - without the drama

COST $69

CONTACT Joanne Hartke at (239) 590-7815 or

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