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Communication Matters

July 23, 2014 8:30AM to 4:00PM EDT

Tuition Cost: $200

Course Type: Classroom

Course Location: DOE Headquarters, Forrestal Building, Rm GH-043, 1000 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, DC  20585

Course Description: Communication Matters is a one-day instructor-led workshop that provides participants with theory, ideas and practice. Participants benefit by learning to SHORTEN and SIMPLIFY thoughts so communication can be more SUCCESSFUL!    Shorten, get to the point quickly; Simplify, present points logically; Successful, enhance understanding and memory. These ideas apply to anyone, anywhere in DOE: whatever the role - whatever the task. Features of the workshop include ideas for shorter communications and logical organization of thoughts.  Because communication affects everything, this workshop will enhance and supplement competencies in all Executive Core Qualifications (ECQ).

Course Goals: Communications skills will improve as a result of the techniques presented in the workshop.  This will be accomplished through presentation of ideas, examples, and discussions.  Participants will practice techniques of 'getting to the point' quickly; and, they will learn straightforward, simple ways to organize their thoughts and ideas.

Audience: Newly appointed first-level Supervisors, Managers, and Team Leaders.  Experienced supervisors and managers are encouraged to attend this course as a refresher.  This workshop supports eight hours of the mandatory training requirement for probationary supervisors and managers.

Registration: Please use the Corporate Human Resource Information System (CHRIS) Workflow process to request training enrollment.
CHRIS Course Code: 002356, Session #: 0002

For organizations not currently using the CHRIS workflow process, please follow your existing interoffice training registration process.

The Office of Learning and Workforce Development (HC-20) will assess the course cost for this training session directly through each Headquarters organization’s Working Capital Fund account.  Field office participants should register via CHRIS.  They should ensure to note the cost of the training course in the tuition field of the training request.
Funding for travel and per diem-related expenses are the responsibility of the attendee’s respective organization.
Cancellations must be made two weeks prior to the course start date by contacting the session POC to avoid being charged.
Substitutions accepted any time prior to the start of the course. For further inquiries, please contact your Training Consultant.

Contact: If you have any logistical questions, please contact Learning & Workforce Development: Heather Barth, at 202-586-8522.

Accommodations for persons with disabilities will be provided upon request.