IU East’s Center for Leadership Development to host Career Advantage Series on Influencing Skills

November 20, 2012 |

The IU East Center for Leadership Development will host a Career Advantage Series from 5-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room.

It is free to attend this workshop. Refreshments will be provided. Registration is available online at iue.edu/leadership.

“Influencing Skills” focuses on today’s individuals within organizations who have the ability to use influence to get things done and are well positioned to achieve business and personal objectives.

This session will:
•    Introduce key concepts and definitions related to influence.
•    Outline three tools that can be used to fine tune influence skills.
•    Identify four specific actions.
•    And provide opportunities to interact and participate.

The series will be presented by Fredricka Joyner, associate professor and director of the IU East Center for Leadership Development and the Master’s in Management program. Joyner has over three decades of business experience, providing leadership, organization, and community development consulting services to a diverse client list that  includes manufacturing and service organizations, professional practices, health and education coalitions, non-profits, government departments, and social service agencies.

Over the past five years, Joyner has provided training and consulting services related to managing across the generations. She has also designed and delivered a four-day leadership development curriculum to almost 2000 managers in a global Fortune 500 company.  Most recently, she has been providing intensive executive coaching to high potential managers who have been tasked with expanding into international markets.

Joyner earned her master’s in Organization Management from Antioch University and her Ph.D. in Community Formation from the Union Institute.

Registration is available online at iue.edu/leadership.