Communicating Clearly and Concisely

Tuesday, December 10

8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Career Voyage

Gus Broman
Communication Consultant, City of Eagan

Over 90% of a professional’s job is spent communicating, which means your professional success is dependent on your communication skills. This session will help you to communicate better and to foster clear communication within your team. The practical examples provided will enhance your communication skills for years to come at work and in your personal life. We will focus on effective listening, creative presentations, writing effective emails, managing engaging meetings and setting expectations. Come join us for an engaging and entertaining session!

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn methods to communicate effectively using email.
  2. Discover how to exhibit active listening techniques in order to ensure clear communication.
  3. Learn tips and techniques that will give you the ability to lead a successful meeting.

About GTS Educational Events

If you are a nonprofit or public sector group looking to create a conference, workshop or educational event with impact, look to GTS. We believe educational events are successful when participants learn and grow and then return to their organizations and communities to make them stronger. We look forward to continuing our work with the broad spectrum of organizations striving to make a difference for the people and communities they serve.

Steering Committee

Alex Hepp, City of Hopkins
Bill Bleckwehl, Cisco
Dave Andrews, DEED
Jay Wyant, Minnesota IT Services
Jim Hall, Ramsey County
Matt Bailey, IBM
Melissa Reeder, League of Minnesota Cities
Nathan Beran, City of New Ulm
Sue Wallace, IT Futures Foundation
Lisa Meredith, Minnesota Counties Computer Cooperative
Justin Kaufman, Minnesota IT Services
Renee Heinbuch, Washington County/MNCITLA
Jerine Rosato, Ramsey County
David Berthiaume, Minnesota IT Services
Cory Tramm, Sourcewell Tech 

Content Committee

Tomas Alvarez, Federal Reserve
Tom Ammons, MN.IT – Central
Dave Andrews, MN State Services for the Blind
Susan Bousquet, MN.IT – DOT
Robert Granvin, Metro State
Alex Hepp, City of Hopkins
Shawntan Howell, Ramsey County
Jenny Johnson, Metropolitan Council
Millicent Kasal, MN.IT – Central
Ping Li, MN.IT – MMB
Chibuzor Nnaji, MN.IT – DHS
Mehrdad Shabestari, MN.IT – Central