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Professional Development

Breaking Bad Communication Habits                            Aug 5 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm | Holiday Inn Cherry Creek                                                                                    Program Description:                                                           Communication can make or break your career!                             Believe it or not, you’re making a ton of communication mistakes right now. You can’t afford to stay stuck in a rut, making the same communication mistakes over and over again. And that’s exactly why you can’t miss Breaking Bad Communication Habits. This one-day course is jam-packed with the strategies you need to identify and eliminate ingrained bad habits and start communicating more effectively right away! Has confusion or a lack of clarity ever put you in a bind? Stop these problems before they start. Have you ever found yourself having to go back again and again to clarify instructions? Or found that despite your best efforts people just don’t seem to understand what you’re driving at? You’re not alone. That’s why we developed Breaking Bad Communication Habits. You’ll learn to avoid common blunders like:

  • Using negative or passive language
  • The pitfalls of vague or unclear language
  • Passive-aggression and other problems with tone
  • And much, much more!

 Advanced Microsoft Excel – Macros PivotTables, Charts and More                                                                   Aug 6 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm | Hyatt Place/ Downtown     Finance…for non-financial managers. It’s a topic you must understand—especially during challenging economic times when financial acumen is expected at every organizational level. You’ve got to know how to justify a request, quantify your contributions to the company and spot profit drains immediately. Because whether you’re a wizard of finance or a nonfinancial manager, performance is measured the same way—in dollars and cents! Offering an accessible overview of finance for nonfinancial managers, this seminar features exactly what you need to further your career and build your future. From accruals to write-offs to receivables and payables, this workshop shows nonfinancial managers the concepts, tools and techniques that can help make each decision pay off—on the job and on the bottom line.

How You Will Benefit

  • Get a firm grasp of the numbers side of your job
  • Gain greater confidence with a working knowledge of business  financials
  • Learn how to “think finance” and translate performance into financial terms
  • Cultivate proactive working relationships with finance professionals and enhance your value to the organization
  • Understand the business dynamics of dollars and cents—and take initiatives that meet your short- and long-term goals
  • Take the guesswork out of your decision making and deliver a better bottom line
  • Expand your professional expertise—and your career opportunities.
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