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Improving Workplace Communication, w/ DiSC - click to register
Instructor: Larry Ferguson
Date/Time: October 29, 2013, 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Marylhurst University, Hemlock Room
Cost: $299, noncredit, includes materials and parking
7 contact hours
This one-day seminar, led by an experienced management coach, uses the respected DiSC profile as a vehicle for learning how you can communicate most effectively in the workplace, with people of all personality types. Before class, you will complete the DiSC profile online and bring your results to the session for debriefing. In class, you will learn workplace communication best practices, and use your DiSC results to get tips for specific communications strategies for people who have different personality preferences from you.
- Your DiSC profile
- How to communicate well with people who have different DiSC profiles than you
- Communications strategies for working with challenging individuals and teams
- How to develop your own workplace communications plan
Larry Ferguson is the principal of Ferguson Leadership, which helps managers become better leaders in the workplace. His background includes training and organizational development stints with three organizations and several years of independent consulting and teaching. He is a DiSC specialist and has worked with the profile in healthcare and manufacturing, among other industries. In addition to teaching for Marylhurst, Ferguson serves on several boards and rides his road bike any chance he gets.
Yes, we bring this class and other customized trainings onsite to organizations. Contact program director Vincent Fritzsche at 503.534.4076 to talk things over.
Seminar cancellation policy: The Professional Development Center offers full refund of program fees up to and including the day of first session of any seminar. Register with confidence.