Involving the Business Community

In your daily dealings with the business community, have you ever wanted…

If you answered “yes”, then this e-learning e-vent is for you.

An important element of the Workforce Development system is business and community involvement. This online synchronous learning conference will provide you with valuable information on how you – as a WIB staff or board member or a Business Services representative or manager – can design and implement the economic supports to impact your community. Questions? or to order for multiple individuals on a single purchase order, call 321-205-1590 for assistance.  Quantity discounts available!

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On December 11th, 2007, four nationally recognized speakers will present on the following topics:

Increasing Business Involvement in Your WIB $25.00 Log in Here
10:00 – 11:00 am (est)

Robert Knight- Bio

Structuring your board and committees to be more effective, efficient and strategic are critical success factors to becoming a high functioning board. This workshop will give you strategies on how to do this by highlighting the following topics: committee structure; strategic planning; getting the business community to buy (click for more)

Blended Funding Strategies for Serving the Business Customer $25.00 (Rescheduled for December 18th at 11:45 – 12:45 est) Log in Here
11:45 – 12:45 pm (est)

Dr. Julie Norman – Bio

We’ve heard it often….businesses want prompt seamless service without all the red tape.  The public sector often struggles with how to truly deliver what the private sector wants, in a seamless fashion, particularly with the myriad of programs, services and funding streams that abound.  (click for more)

Becoming HR’s Partner of Choice $25.00 Log in Here
1:30 – 2:30 pm (est)

Debbie Featherston – Bio

To provide value and services to effectively work with businesses requires special skills:  knowledge of their language, definition of their needs and an effective sales approach.  Learn a framework to successfully approach businesses to develop positive business relationships and gain desired outcomes.

Building a Business Services Team: A 7-Step Approach $25.00 Log in Here
3:15 – 4:15 pm (est)

Jim Nitz – Bio

In recent years, workforce development programs have moved to be more employer and market driven.The key to implementing those strategies is a well designed business services team. (click for more)

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