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2014 Online Workshops

Media Training in a Box:
26 August-23 September 2014, 9-10:30 a.m. PT/12-1:30 p.m. ET weekly web session
Presenter: Eric Bergman, BPA, ABC, APR, MC, FCPRS

Eric Bergman, BPA, ABC, APR, MC, FCPRS, who is one of the world's most experienced and credentialed media training professional. He conducted his first media relations campaign, and coached his first spokespeople, in 1981 and has been self-employed since 1985. Since 1993, media training has been his core business and he has literally "written the book" on the topic, with the publication of Media Training With Excellence by IABC in 2006. He holds a bachelor of professional arts in communication studies and a two-year diploma in advertising and public relations. He is an accredited business communicator, an accredited public relations practitioner and a master communicator, which is the highest distinction that can be bestowed upon a Canadian member of IABC. In 2014, he was named to the college of fellows of the Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS).

Employee Engagement
14 October-18 November 2014, 9-10 a.m. PT/12-1 p.m. ET weekly web session
Instructor: David Grossman, ABC, APR, Fellow PRSA, Founder and CEO, The Grossman Group

David Grossman is both a teacher and student of effective leadership and communication. He is one of America's foremost authorities on communication and leadership inside organizations, and a sought-after advisor to Fortune 500 leaders. Leveraging his background in organizational development and psychology, David is known for his thoughtful, personal, and pragmatic approach, and coaches leaders at all levels to utilize communications as a strategic business tool. By acting as an advocate for employees and as a thought partner to senior management, David and his team help organizations unleash the power of communication to engage employees and drive performance.

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Prove Your Worth with Communication Research and Measurement
22 October-3 December 2014, 9-10 a.m. PT/12-1 p.m. ET weekly web session
Presented by: Angela Sinickas, MS, ABC, IABC Fellow

Angela has 39 years of experience in organizational communication, including 14 years as editor, public information officer, manager and vice president at both for-profit and non-profit organizations. She led communication consulting practices at two major HR consulting firms for 13 years, and has been president of her own global communication research and measurement consulting firm since 2000. Her extensive client list includes 25% of the Forbes Global 100 largest companies. She is the author of “How to Measure Your Communication Programs” and has written over 150 articles for professional journals, has spoken at conferences and workshops in 32 countries, and has earned 18 IABC Gold Quill awards (five of them for research/measurement projects). See her full bio at: www.sinicom.com

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On Demand Workshops

Getting Strategic with Social Media:
The training curriculum is designed to provide participants with the foundation they need to apply social media to the work they conduct on behalf of their employers or clients. It targets mid-to-senior-level communicators who are tasked with developing and implementing strategy as well as developing and executing tactics.

Available on demand 24/7 from 1 September through 31 December 2014

Presenter: Shel Holtz, ABC, IABC Fellow

Business Writing for Success:
How to write effective and engaging emails, reports, proposals, blogs, articles-anything you write at work-to boost your results and your career. Registration includes web recordings and handouts from the 2013 session of this course.

Available on demand 24/7 from 1 July through 31 December 2014

Presenter: Lynda McDaniel

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