April 2016

Heightening Your Communication Image Seminar

Status: This seminar has been cancelled due to low registration.
Date: Thursday, April 28, 2016
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM-4:30 PM: Heightening Your Communication Image Seminar
Location: Richmond, BC
Presenter: Colleen Clarke – Career Specialist and Corporate Trainer
Credit: 7 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $399.00 + GST = $418.95 until Apr 14, 2016

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $499.00 + GST = $523.95

Non-Member Price: $499.00 + GST = $523.95

Student Member Price: $249.50 + GST = $261.98
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by April 14, 2016 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]
Electronic communication, the use of the written word, is taking business communications by storm. Yet, a good ole conversation, face to face is still the best and most effective way to establish trust, build rapport and develop interpersonal relations. Be it one on one or presenting to an audience, your words, tone and body language must be in peak shape to achieve the success you strive for in your workplace every working day.

Learning about other personality types will help you to adjust your pattern of written and verbal delivery, and it’s so interesting to see how this plays out. There is an easy formula you can use when a sensitive issue needs to be dealt with, you will learn the W.I.N. formula and have a chance to practice its application.
This seminar will focus on positivity in speech and empowering ourselves and others through the spoken word. Do you think you are a praise worthy listener? Your listening skills will be assessed and heightened as we examine the lost art of listening.
This is a fun, enlightening and interactive course relevant to all levels.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to speak with energy and clarity
  • Take a self-expression assessment that will increase your awareness of how you come across to others and apply strategies for improvement
  • Assess and hone your listening skills
  • Understand the role body language plays in communication and how to use it and read it to your advantage
  • Replace ‘just speaking’ with words and phrases that evoke confidence, exude authority and win people over
  • Manage sensitive and conflictual situations by using the simple WIN formula
  • Learn how to present, captivate and inspire an audience in a board room and in a presentation
  • Using vocabulary to your advantage in your written messaging  


Colleen Clarke is a highly regarded corporate trainer, career specialist, certified workplace coach and author in the areas of career management, communication and networking. She has helped over 8,000 people navigate their career path over the last 20 plus years.
Colleen is the author of Networking How to Build Relationships That Count and How To Get a Job and Keep It. She is a regular career columnist for Workopolis.com and a workplace advisor for The Globe and Mail’s column, Nine to Five.
Always inspiring and humorous, Colleen has inspired and edu-tained thousands of individuals and groups to career excellence through her presentations, writing and coaching.

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