Course Schedule

Friday, June 6, 2014
8:30 a.m. until 4:00pmCreating a Career Action Plan
Willamette University Portland Center - Portland, Oregon

Instructor(s): Beth Ursin, Desiree Vorhees

Putting it all together... The objective of this session is to develop a career action plan that integrates all aspects of this Certificate program.

To sign up, please follow the link to the MBA Focus website.  Search under 'events', then 'AGSM events'.

MBA Focus
Friday, June 27, 2014
9:00am - 3:00pmDiscover Your Career "True North"
Willamette University Portland Center - Portland, Oregon

Facilitator(s): Jerry Zygmuntowicz, MBA, PCC; Teddy Gardner, M.Ed, PCC

Do you know what motivates you in your work?  Have you explored what career choices will improve your satisfaction and sense of purpose in your career?

This interactive session will help you better understand yourself and develop a guiding purpose or “True North” for your professional goals.  We will use a variety of exercises to address the questions: 

·      What are my strengths, values, passion, and style?

·      What motivates me and gives me fulfillment at work?

You will create a statement of your Career “True North” that helps guide your professional choices to be more aligned with who you really are.

To sign up, please follow the link to the MBA Focus website.  Search under 'events', then 'AGSM events'.

MBA Focus
Friday, July 11, 2014
9:00 a.m. until 2:00pmExecutive Presentation Skills
Willamette University Portland Center - Portland, Oregon
Instructor: Elizabeth Tierney

Is an interactive one-day workshop with inputs on the elements and techniques of speaking before a small or large group - a critical aspect of management and of leadership.  By the end of the day, the participants will be aware of their strengths as speakers, will understand and have practiced to become more credible, clear and confident  

The workshop is designed to support not only the final presentations but also the participants' ongoing roles as managers. It will cover such issues as: the communication process, handling nerves, analyzing the audience, the impact of non-verbal language and clarifying the message. 

To sign up, please follow the link to the MBA Focus website.  Search under 'events', then 'AGSM events'.

MBA Focus

Friday, July 18th, 2014
8:30 a.m. until 4:00pmCoaching Forum
Willamette University Portland Center - Portland, Oregon

Instructor(s): Beth Ursin, Desiree Vorhees

Get ready to learn from the experts and boost your mentoring and coaching relationships. The objective of this session is to practice coaching for participants who attended at least seven of the previous certificate sessions.

To sign up, please follow the link to the MBA Focus website.  Search under 'events', then 'AGSM events'.

MBA Focus

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