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TECET Seminar: Presentation Techniques for Public Hearings

Description Presentation Techniques for Public Hearings: Part One in the Three Part Series
Status Open
Number of Days 1
Start Time 4:00 PM
Begin Date 03/11/2013
End Date 03/11/2013
Early Reg: 03/11/2013

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Location name: The Engineering Center
Location phone: 617-227-5551
City: Boston
State: MA
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Presentation Techniques for Public Hearings
  • How do you handle public presentations for your clients before public boards and commissions?
  • Do you get the results you need?
  • Could you improve your delivery style and effectiveness?
Three Part Series
Mondays:  March 11,  March 18, April 1, 2013
4:00 – 4:15  PM  Registration
4:15 – 6:30  PM  Seminars
$500/person for 3 part series
Presented by Joanne Linowes, Founding Principal, Linowes Executive Development Institute
Offered by The Engineering Center Education Trust (TECET)
at Aldrich Center, The Engineering Center, One Walnut St, Boston, MA on Beacon Hill
Engineers, Land Surveyors, and related professionals who often speak at public hearings and meetings on behalf of their clients, need to be assured that the presentation does the job. Now you can join us for a special 3 part series on techniques for presenting at community meetings and to public boards and commissions.
This unique professional development program is ideal for participants who regularly appear before public boards and want to polish their skills and enhance their effectiveness. Effective presentations can increase your success in winning the permits or approvals you need to move projects forward.
We are offering a distinctive format. The first two sessions provide specific, proven techniques via lively lecture and practice workshops. The third session is a dynamic role-playing: presentation with Q&A. TECET Board members will act as the town board or community members for your presentation.  
About Joanne Linowes:
Joanne G. Linowes, founding principal of Linowes Executive Development Institute, is internationally recognized as the presentation coach and communications advisor exclusively for A/E/C firms. Since 1986, her proven-successful, copyrighted techniques help firms win work, foster community & client relations, as well as enhance management & communications productivity of design professionals, from senior principals to new hires. Her coaching and professional development programs provide high caliber, results-focused strategies.
Ms. Linowes presents regularly at AIA, ACEC, WTS, IFMA, Build Boston, NEBFM; she publishes monthly in A/E Marketing Journal & Project Management Journal. She authored Acquiring the Competitive Edge: Essential Communications Strategies for Design Professionals, and The Savvy Presenter: 100 Tips for Mastering Presentations.
Ms. Linowes is active with the Massachusetts Building Congress and chair of the ACEC/MA Leadership Education Committee. She served on the Board of Directors of Design Build Institute of America/Northeast Region 2000-2012.
Ms. Linowes holds a B.S. from Boston University and an M.S. from the University of Pennsylvania.
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