By Ed Waters Jr.
# Work on what’s important, Nov. 7
# PR for dummies, Dec. 4
# Minimizing conflict in the workplace, Jan. 8
# Speaking for success, Feb. 5
# Masterful listening, March 3
# 21st century marketing, April 2
# Legal issues for hiring and firing, May 6
# Writing for the web, June 4
# Each session is held 8:30-11:30 a.m.
# Costs: $35 per session for chamber members, $70 for non-members. By registering for four or more seminars, members can attend at $25 per session.
# Registration: 301-662-4164 or www.frederickchamber.org.
Want to know the latest on everything from leadership, public relations, writing for the web and more?
The Frederick County Chamber of Commerce may have what you are looking for.
The Chamber Academy will launch for a third season on Nov. 7, with a seminar by Patrick Haley, CEO of Bridgepath Scientific, on how to identify priorities in a leadership and productivity workshop.
The program is held at the training room at the chamber, 8420-B Gas House Pike.
Other sessions will include Cliff Cumber, business editor of The Frederick News-Post, and Jessica Hibbard, chamber communications director, on successful public relations with local media; Sukanya Bora, Resource Consulting and Management, on minimizing workplace conflict; Michael Boyd, consultant, on speaking for success; Barbara Boden, Leading Attitudes, on leadership and human resources; Troy Skinner, Clear Channel Communications, on marketing; Christine Walters, Fivel Co., on legal issues in human resources, and Jon-Mikel Bailey, president, Wood Street Inc., on writing for the web.