October 2018

From Good to Great: Advanced Communication Skills for Professionals

Status: Advanced registration for this session is now closed. A limited number of on-site registrations will be accepted at the door.
Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM: Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 AM-4:30 PM: From Good To Great: Advanced Communication Skills
Location: Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel 7551 Westminster Highway Richmond, BC
Presenter: Colleen Clarke, Principal
Colleen Clarke & Associates
Credit: 7 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $399.00 + GST = $418.95 until Oct 17, 2018

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 October 17, 2018 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]
You are already a master communicator. How successfully you communicate depends exclusively on the response you get back, which means you are responsible for how well others understand you and respond to you.

Most communication is habitual. Your self-awareness of basic and effective communication lowers as your job performance heightens and you become more confident in what you know. This familiarity lowers your effectiveness and insight of how others perceive you and your messaging.

This course will advance your communication skills professionally and personally. You will learn to understand the impact of your verbal, written and listening communication as well as be able to understand the impact words, tone and body language have on your listeners and readers. You will start replacing low energy and limiting statements with high energy and empowering statements.

It is time to polish and refine your communique with more positive and powerful intent so all your words work for you.

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”
George Bernard Shaw

Learning Objectives

  • Examine communication methods and styles which form the basis of all communication.
  • Find out how well you actually express yourself.
  • Improve your positive communication to heighten respect, build self-confidence, and make your life happier.
  • Make the most effective use of tone and body language in communication.
  • Determine how well you listen and how to improve your listening skills.
  • Learn and apply empowering beliefs in your verbal and written messaging rather than limiting beliefs.
  • Get rid of low energy words and replace them with high energy words to lift you and the people around you up a few notches.
  • Using the WIN formula in conflict management, and
  • Fine-tune your presentation skills.


Colleen Clarke, Principal

Colleen Clarke & Associates

Colleen Clarke is a highly regarded and inspiring corporate trainer, career specialist, workplace coach, and author in the areas of career management, communication, and networking. She has helped over 8,000 people navigate along their career path as well as into new and rewarding jobs and careers. Her books on networking and career management have inspired readers to career success.

Colleen is a monthly workplace advisor for The Globe and Mail’s Nine to Five column. She is an oft sought after SME on workplace and career management/transition issues for electronic and print media.  Colleen is an executive board member of the NCCA, the National Communication Coaches Association and on the board of the OACM, the Ontario Association of Career Management.

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