Soft Skills

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.

Complete the registration form below for free today. Please note registration for the next class begins following the completion of the previous one.

July 13, 2018 - How to Run an Effective Meeting: Time is valuable. $37 billion dollars of salary is lost annually unproductive meetings. Learn some tools to make the most of your meetings, stay on task and be productive!
Registration begins April 30

Sept. 28, 2018 - Improving Your Presentation Style - Speaking: Whether you’re naturally shy or love hamming it up for a crowd, learn how to effectively capture an audience and inspire action.
Registration begins July 16

Oct. 26, 2018 - Improving Your Presentation Style - Strategies for Engaging Presentations: What makes a good presentation? How do you keep people from falling asleep or zoning out? In this session learn how to keep your audience engaged and explore tools to make your presentation look more professional, polished and accessible.
Registration begins Oct. 1

Nov. 30, 2018 - Making Your Social Media Look Good: Learn how to sharpen your online presence for a consistent, professional delivery of your brand or image. Explore tools and platforms for easy-to-create designs and beautiful graphics. Bring your laptop or tablet or one will be provided for your use.
Registration begins Oct. 29

Dec. 21, 2018 - Creating Infographics for Promoting Your Business: Infographics are a great tool to tell the story of your business or organization in a clear and visually compelling way. Learn the basics of what makes a good infographic and explore free tools for making them.
Registration begins Dec. 3


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


Soft Skills Session*