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Be Heard! – Through the Glass Ceiling: Leadership Speaking Skills for Women

$149

with Bonnie Gross

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2018

Thirty years after women became 50 percent of the college graduates in North America, men still hold the vast majority of leadership positions in government, industry, and in professional firms. In “Lean In,” Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, identified one of the major problems holding women back is the ineffective way women communicate to upper management, colleagues, and clients  in business situations. Join Bonnie Gross to learn and change your speaking  skills to make people recognize the true value of your ideas. (Approx. 18 hours.)

Body Language, Presence, and Power

$99

with Bonnie Gross

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2018

73% of what we communicate to other people is through our body language and facial expressions. We may say one thing, but “project” a different message. Learn the art of body language and you’ll get your message across!

Effective Meetings and Group Work - Strengthening Your Facilitation Skills, Level 1

$125

with Kristen Grant

Calendar Next session starts Jan 15, 2019 at 3 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Are you involved with staff teams, town boards, non-profit committees, or community groups that need to produce results? Are these groups as successful at getting the job done as you’d like? This training can help you get great results.

In your professional or volunteer work, have you ever needed to:

  • help a new group get started? 
  • guide a group to solve a problem?
  • help a group deal with a conflict? 

Working in groups doesn't usually come naturally and facilitation skills are not routinely taught. If you have ever worked with a group, and wished you had more practice or skill, then consider joining Kristen Grant from the UMaine Cooperative Extension and Sea Grant for this 5 session, targeted-skills course.

Dates: Tuesdays, January 15, 29, February 12, 26, March 12, with back up snow dates on March 19 and 26

Time: 3:00 – 7:00 pm

Location: Adult Education Classroom at York Middle School

Financial assistance is available, contact York Adult Education for more details.

Fearless Public Speaking: Speak, Act And Look Like a Leader

$99

with Bonnie Gross

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2018

When there are two people with the same skills entering a room, delivering a speech, or participating in a meeting– the person who looks, acts and sounds like a leader is the person most remembered. Make sure next time—it’s YOU! This class teaches you the skills not usually taught in traditional “presentation skills” courses; you will learn the secrets of how to speak, look and act like a leader. Being a calm, confident, impactful presenter starts before you write the first line - it starts with what and how you think. Learn the speaking skills of great public figures, such as John F. Kennedy and Steve Jobs, who have used their voices and speaking style to exude power and influence. (Approx. 12 hours.)

How to Write a Great Resume

Free

with Diane Ross

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2018

Whether you have never written a résumé, or just need to update one, this course will teach you the best ways to present your experience, skills and career goals. In this challenging employment market, your résumé must reflect your skills in ways that will best ensure that you will be contacted for an interview.

Individualized Career Counseling

Free

with Diane Ross

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2018

Looking for guidance in order to find your path to a career? Planning a career change?

Powerful Pronunciation for the Workplace

$299

with Bonnie Gross

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2018

Accent reduction in just 12 weeks for 18 different languages! The goal of this highly interactive online course is to teach you clear and confident English pronunciation, word stress, sentence flow and intonation, so that people can understand you perfectly the first time you speak, appreciate the value of your ideas, so you can reach your full potential.

Secrets of Confident Conversation:Networking

$99

with Bonnie Gross

Calendar Next session starts Sep 10, 2018

If you feel uncomfortable and shy at networking events, in meetings, and at social functions, then this workshop is for you. Gain skills and confidence in how to act, what to say, and how to make a great impression. Learn how to project confidence in business and social situations. (Approx. 12 hours.)





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