Employee Communication 101: Creating a Positive Workplace Culture – Jackson

April 15, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Monday, April 15, 2013
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Nonprofit Center at the Armory – Community Room 330 Marshall Street, Suite 200 Lansing, MI 48912

Employee Communication 101: Creating a Positive Workplace Culture

Effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills are essential as well as valuable in the workplace. Understanding how to communicate effectively and how to resolve conflicts can lead to a more productive environment. This training is designed for those who want to learn how effective communication can reduce conflict.

Appropriate for board members, nonprofit staff and anyone in a leadership position.

About the presenter: Katena Cain:
Katena is a professional consultant skilled at helping diverse groups and communities think creatively and collaboratively together. She empowers people to translate conflict and differences into creative breakthrough.

She is a management consultant with Nonprofit Network where she works primarily with initiatives surrounding diversity, inclusion and equity, communication and board governance.

Previously, she was in higher education where she served as an academic advisor and as the lead facilitator to Sisters of Strength, a service and leadership organization for women of color at Jackson Community College. While in her leadership role with the Sisters of Strength, Katena has supported, encouraged and assisted many women of color toward their efforts in achieving academic and professional success.

Katena has served on several committees related to strategic planning, workplace relations and diversity in her community. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, a Master’s degree in Organizational Management from Spring Arbor University and is a PhD candidate in Organizational Leadership at Grand Canyon University.

Nonprofit Network partners with Michigan Nonprofit Association to provide bi-monthly training opportunities.

Cost: $50.00 – includes lunch

More info or to register: http://www.nonprofnetwork.org/trainingsworkshops

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