Communication COM004: Promote Yourself Through Writing
Learning Objective: Students learn how to write a compelling resume and bio that will get noticed. Special emphasis is placed on understanding and crafting a resume that matches your career goals. Instructor: Elizabeth Harris
Instructor: Elizabeth A. Harris
Elizabeth has over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, executive management and consulting. In addition to successfully serving in several senior management roles, Elizabeth is a business owner and management consultant. Throughout her career, Elizabeth’s work has focused on business and relationship development. She is driven by a passion for improving people’s lives at work, in turn making businesses more successful. Elizabeth is a strong proponent of community service and is active in several Rotary committees.
- How to create an attention-getting personal bio and resume
- Resume screening software: how it works and how to get past it
- Types of bios – formal and informal
- Resume critique
- Class PowerPoint presentation
- Handout – How to write a good resume
About the Communication Module:
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The Leadership Training Program is for men and women who want to accelerate their career advancement. Whether just getting started or desiring to move up in their profession, students learn how to define their personal brand, increase their confidence, improve their interpersonal skills, and get noticed by those who can advance their careers.These training courses focus on both basic and advanced skills and show individuals how to be more confident, make strong first impressions, and succeed in a crowded job market. The courses are designed especially for those who want to develop additional capabilities needed to excel in their work and profession.
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About the Classes
- Monday through Friday
- Options for morning, afternoon and early evening
- Class Duration: 1 1/2 to 2 hours
- Class Size: 15-20 (minimum class size – 5)
- Fee structure ($250/month for 12 months, $50/month thereafter)
- Small additional material fee applies for some classes.
- Individual classes can be taken for $125
Additional classes in the Communication Module:
Create a dynamic presentation - COM001
Deliver a powerful presentation - COM002
Master interview techniques - COM003
Promote yourself through writing - COM004
Create a personal website - COM006
Learn social media rules of the road - COM007
Leverage LinkedIn - COM008
Manage your Facebook reputation - COM009
Take the lead with Twitter - COM010
Shine online through visual channels - COM011
The Springboard Academy
Springboard Academy is a unique professional development organization that teaches men and women what they need to know to advance in their careers. We'll teach you things you don't learn in school, things you otherwise have to learn the hard way.
Our proprietary curriculum focuses on personal brand and how to use it to build confidence and make people more effective contributors to their companies.
Our expert faculty provides personalized instruction to help students define their brand and make it part of everything they do. The outcomes are more confident, productive individuals and more effective, successful organizations
We maintain a small class environment and students learn from an expert faculty of career coaches, entrepreneurs, successful corporate executives, media professionals, image consultants, best-selling authors, community leaders and others. Students receive personalized instruction and leave each session with insights, practical tips, and tools they can put to use right away.
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