Soft Skills Sessions
Take your career to the next level with these soft skill sessions. Soft skills are strengthened and developed over time, and are necessary if you desire to climb the career ladder.
All participants will earn .5 CEUs per session for participating. They will also receive an email survey two months after workshop participation to assess application of new ideas.
*Please note registration for the next class begins following the completion of the previous one. Complete the registration form below for free today.
Building Success by Developing Leadership -- January 24, 2020
Learn the difference between management and leadership. Explore the characteristics, qualities and attributes of proven leaders, and see how you can develop these traits within yourself and others.
Improving Communication at Work -- March 27, 2020
Effective communication is an essential component of professional success. Learn practical communication strategies that will help make you a better leader, improve productivity, and combat communication breakdowns.
Networking Strategically -- April 24, 2020
Build a network that is beneficial and strategic. Learn how to avoid networking traps and break out of the mold in order to advance project and professional goals.
Empowering and Motivating Employees -- May 29, 2020
Empower employees and enable better performance. Learn strategies to help employees be the best they can be.
Conflict De-escalation and Resolution -- September 25, 2020
Gain insights into your conflict management style and the styles of your team. Discover your own emotional triggers, explore ways to deal with conflict, and leave with best practices you can apply in professional and personal settings.
Building a Trauma-Informed Workplace -- October 30, 2020
How can you use the guiding principles of Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) to create a psychologically healthy workplace that prioritizes employee wellness? Learn practical approaches to creating an environment that champions care, safety, and respect.
Project Management -- November 20, 2020
Gain strategies that will help you to complete projects on time, on budget, and on target.
Time: 7:30 a.m. networking; 8-10 a.m. session
Bring a mobile device, tablet, or laptop.
Limited to 50 participants
Coffee and Nibbles provided
Class format features a short lecture on each topic, case studies discussion in small groups and resources for use in businesses and organizations
All classes take place at the
Blount County Public Library
508 N. Cusick St., Maryville, TN