2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
Contact Hours: 2 | CEUs: 0.2
We’re part of a digital, global era. Educational expectations, needs and demands are evolving faster than ever before. The people who will be most effective in the workforce will be those who develop the essential skills that relate to how you think, work and interact. These essential skills are foundational and every procurement professional should be working to build them.
Resiliency and Adaptability
To be successful in today’s fast-paced work environments, professionals must be ready to overcome new challenges, embrace change while regulating their stress response. As the old saying goes, change is the only thing you can count on – it is so integrated into business that there’s no question of its validity. But why is it, then, that we struggle with change?
In this workshop, we will introduce you to the techniques that will strengthen your inner strength overcome adversity, embrace and handle daily stress in your pursuit of professional and excellence.
In this hands-on session, we will:
- Define the terms Resilience and Adaptability
- Discuss the pre-work assessment: Resilience Self-Test
- Explore the 5 Pillars of Resilience and discover how to strengthen them with simple activities and practices
- Discuss Adaptability strategies to help manage change
- Create personal or profession action plans for building Resilience and Adaptability
Join us for an engaging and interactive session that will equip you with the skills necessary to bounce back from adversity and better adapt to change.
April 11, 2:00 - 4:00 PM EST
Managing both your time and energy
Time is fixed and static while personal energy flexes. If you’ve ever wondered why there never seems to be enough time to do the things you need to do, this session is for you! Together we will share insights about maximizing the best use of our time including:
- Priority setting for results vs frustration
- Setting boundaries for time abusers
- Managing distractions
- Time traps to avoid
- Using 'no' effectively
April 24, 2:00 - 4:00 PM EST
Emotional Intelligence is about having the ability to read the personality style of individuals and adjust your communications accordingly without being controlled by your underlying emotions.
This course will focus on the application of the four core competencies of emotional intelligence: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management.
Participants will identify the competencies that they need to improve and discuss ways to develop and implement these competencies to enhance work relationships.
May 9, 2:00 - 4:00 PM EST
According to popular statistics, close to 40% of people fear public speaking. They stutter, stammer or are unable to convey what they want to say. This may have an adverse impact on their work, and they may not be able to grab the attention of the crowd.
Business leaders are often expected to present new ideas to staff, clients, partners, or even the public. Lots of money and pressure can be riding on these presentations. Therefore, it is up to the company to select someone who has strong presentation skills to take the lead on these kinds of projects.
Making a good first impression can have a profound impact on the success or failure of a business.
In this session, participants will be expected to give a 3-minute presentation and receive valuable feedback based on a set of criteria.
- Making a positive first impression
- Preparing and structuring your presentation
- The art of storytelling
- Voice projection
- Projecting a professional image
June 6, 2:00 - 4:00 PM EST