Event: DevelopU Professional Development Conference

Fri, Jun 17,

Friday, June 17, 2016
6pm - 9pm

5701 Hardy Avenue
San Diego, CA 92182

Tags professional development, skill building, san diego state university, enhance job skills

Cost: $249, includes Saturday lunch

Event Description

San Diego State University is offering an interactive two-day conference “DevelopU” on Friday and Saturday, June 17 and 18, where attendees will learn how to leverage their natural strengths and preferences to attain their dream job, next promotion, or any life goal. The conference takes place at the SDSU Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center and SDSU College of Extended Studies Center.

Award-winning transformation consultant Annette Gregg of Difference Makers Consulting, and a team of specialists in their respective fields will facilitate the skill-building sessions that will transform attendees’ approach to work and life. Cost of the conference is $249 and includes lunch on Saturday.

“DevelopU will help people push through to the next level of their personal and professional lives,” Gregg said. “This interactive conference will give them essential professional and personal skills to help them stay marketable and successful in today’s competitive business environment. Identifying and leveraging their natural strengths and preferences will help them differentiate themselves in a professional setting.”

Conference features:

Friday, June 17, 6-9 pm
Essential Skills Topics
• Powerful Written and Verbal Communication
• Increasing Your Efficiency: Time Management and Prioritization
• Asking Better Questions and Cultivating Intellectual Curiosity

Saturday, June 18, 9 am-4 pm
Essential Skills Topics
• Identifying Your Natural Strengths and Leveraging your Personal Brand
• Rebounding and Managing Change
• Emotional Intelligence and the Power of Positive Thinking
• Goal Setting and Building Community

Breakout sessions are: Effective Résumés and Interviewing Skills, Being Your Own Boss: Becoming a Consultant, Getting Your Finances in Order, and Creating a Powerful LinkedIn Profile.