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.
Personal Professional Development Planning -- February 22, 2019
Develop a personal or professional development plan by exploring some great online and in-person professional development resources available for you and your staff. Topics range broadly from management to leadership, marketing to web design, and software to soft skills.
Time Management -- March 29, 2019
Technology can be an ally in managing your time and boosting your effectiveness at work. This updated session includes hands-on activities with the latest time management tools and techniques.
Registration begins Feb. 25
Project Management -- April 26, 2019
Join us to gain strategies that will help you to complete projects on time, on budget and on target.
Registration begins April 1
Building A Team -- May 31, 2019
Identify personalities and communication styles, understand the causes of dysfunction, and build teams of individuals whose strengths complement each other.
Registration begins April 29
Communicating and Listening Effectively -- August 30, 2019
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.
Registration begins July 29
Empowering and Motivating Employees -- September 27, 2019
Empower employees and enable better performance. Learn strategies to help employees be the best they can be.
Registration begins September 2
Managing Conflict -- October 25, 2019
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.
Registration begins September 30
Building Success by Developing Leadership -- November 22, 2019
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.
Registration begins October 28
Creating Infographics for Promoting Your Business -- December 13, 2019
Learn the basics of what makes a good infographic and explore free tools for making them.
Registration begins November 25
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