September 2015

Workplace Communication Seminar

Status: Advanced registration for this session is now closed. A limited number of on-site registrations will be accepted at the door.
Date: Thursday, September 17, 2015
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM-4:30 PM: Workplace Communication Seminar
Location: Hyatt Regency Vancouver 655 Burrard Street Vancouver, BC V6C 2R7
Presenter: Shelley-Ann Vidal – Act by Vidal
Credit: 7 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $349.00 + GST = $366.45 until Sept 3, 2015

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $419.00 + GST = $439.95

Non-Member Price: $419.00 + GST = $439.95

Student Member Price: $209.50 + GST = $219.98
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by September 03, 2015 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact: Gurjeet Phungura | Professional Development Coordinator
Direct: 604.412.4886
Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext. 4886
Fax: 604.639.8180
Email: [email protected]
Are you communicating effectively? Is the listener actually receiving your message? Effective communication skills are required in every profession. As people begin to advance in their careers, effective communication skills become increasingly more important.

Learn how effective communication can increase your confidence and clarity.  Become an effective team member who makes a significant impact in the workplace and maximizes contributions to the organization.

This engaging and interactive workshop is designed to provide you with a set of tools and resources to incorporate effective communication skills into your workplace. Participants have an opportunity to practice their new skills and receive specific feedback to enhance their speaking, listening, non-verbal and email communications within the workplace.

Participants will walk away with 6 keys to effective communication in the workplace and learn how to:

  1. Use active listening to understand others and allow for more appropriate and confident responses
  2. Identify the 4 domains of communication and demonstrate assertiveness
  3. Use verbal and non-verbal communication skills to practice effective communication when English is your second language
  4. Identify proper email etiquette for workplace correspondence
  5. Identify and demonstrate how to give effective feedback
  6. Use the effective communication tools to navigate through difficult workplace scenarios


Shelley-Ann Vidal – Act by Vidal

Shelley-Anne Vidal, the President and Founder of Accent & Communication Training (ACT) by Vidal, is passionate about helping newcomers reach their full career potential.    She earned a BA in Communications with a minor in Sociology and is certified in: the Provincial Instructor Diploma, Train the Trainer, Personality Dimensions and the Job Finding Club.
Since 2009, Shelley has worked as a Career Practitioner and Educator to guide: Aboriginal communities, International Professionals and Post-Secondary students by facilitating interactive and engaging workshops. 

ACT by Vidal allows Shelley to marry her passion for teaching, communication and helping newcomers as she educates, motivates and inspires others to reach their career goal.

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