Effective Communication

A Workshop for Women in Science, Technology and Engineering
Thursday, May 15th, 2014
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mount Saint Vincent University,
Seton Academic Centre, Room 404

Communicating effectively in the workplace is an essential competency in exchanging information with clarity, understanding and strengthening relationships, promoting your ideas and solutions, and advancing your career success.

This workshop is specifically designed for women in the early to midpoint of their science, technology and engineering careers. It focuses on improving workplace communication skills through experience-based learning. This workshop will be facilitated by Susan Hollett, President and owner of Hollett and Sons Inc.

In this workshop you will:

  • Become aware of different styles of communication
  • Assess your own communication style, strengths and challenges
  • Learn from the research on gender factors affecting communication
  • Formulate and practice strategic self-promotion
  • Build skills through guided role-play exercises and practice in a supportive environment
  • Benefit from the strategies and tips from female leaders in the sector and from other participants

Featured Luncheon Presenter: NatalieNatalie Doyle Oldfield is an experienced consultant who has helped multinational companies build trust, improve relationships with stakeholders, create new relationships and increase customer loyalty. She is Chief Marketing Officer for SolutionInc Limited and Natalie coaches and facilitates workshops and training sessions.

Cost: $200.00 payable to Mount Saint Vincent University (includes morning starter, lunch, afternoon break and all materials)

To register: contact Sally Burke, 902-457-6294;, by May 12, 2014. Registration is limited to 24 participants and is on a first come first serve basis. Cancellation after May 8th is non-refundable.

This workshop module is offered by the Canadian Centre for Women in Science, Engineering, Trades and Technology (WinSETT Centre) and was developed with the generous support of Suncor Energy Inc. The event is hosted by WISE Atlantic with support from Digital Nova Scotia. 

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