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Project Management Demystified

with Ali Taleb Ali Taleb Ali suggestsed that project management is more than a proven methodology to get tangible results. He talked about how and why the project management approach has grown beyond its roots in the engineering and aerospace industry to become the standard in a wide variety of organizational settings and industries. In addition to demystifying the project …

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The Role of Media & Your Company

with Larry Jackson When talking to anyone who has had an experience with the media, you hear the horror stories. People tell you about the bad quotes, the misrepresentation and the general lack of insight that the reporter or editor brings to the interview. People talk about the adversarial nature of encounters with the media. In fact, it’s safe to say that most people …

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The New Privacy Protection Laws – Is your company ready?

with Paul Ankorn Our information security and compliance guru, Ron Lepofsky, of ERE Information Security will describe how Jan 1 2004 will change the way Canadian companies will be obligated to protect personal information, under (The Canadian)Privacy Act and PIPEDA. As well, Ron will discuss how and why companies will need to be audited for compliance to the privacy protection laws. “Social engineering: May …

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What’s the One Thing you Should do to Build your Business

with Tony Bolla “What’s the One Thing …” outlines a simple and straightforward method for developing and implementing an effective business building program – no matter what size the company, the market or the resources available. This easy-to-follow approach includes lots of practical advice. It is presented by Tony Bolla, president of INTEGRA Business Development Services, who combines the experience …

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Project Management Techniques

Hold Your Worlds Together! with Joerg Niggemann about Management, Leadership and Quality,and why an orchestra needs a conductor. Have you ever had to deal with a discrepancy between written procedures and what is actually done? Have you ever seen a project that has not been influenced by ‘company politics’ in in one way or another? Perhaps you have encountered obstacles …

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How to Promote Brand “YOU”

with George Torok To an audience of more than 150 people, George Torok presented a dynamic program on how market your most valuable product…namely Brand “YOU!” George began his presentation with a comment that an individual who uses a systematic approach to marketing themselves or their business will ultimately surpass someone who just relies on their talents. Therefore, George emphasized …

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How to Negotiate Your Next Contract

with Allan Stitt Allan Stitt is a mediator, arbitrator, negotiator, and ADR systems design specialist at Stitt Feld Handy Group in Toronto. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Law School and a Lecturer at University of Windsor Law School, teaching courses in Negotiation and Alternative Dispute Resolution. He has also taught courses at the University of …

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Creating Effective Online Content

How to Make People Stay at your Site…and have them come back for more! with Wayne MacPhail Many companies leave the creation of online content in the hands of people who have no professional experience with writing or creating other forms of communication. The result? Content that doesn’t consider the user, is hard to understand, difficult to navigate and burdened …

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Financial Planning for the Self Employed Consultant

with Ellen Roseman & Soo Ling Ng Ellen Roseman is a Business Columnist with the Toronto Star. She writes Money 101 for The Sunday Star, a step-by-step guide to managing finances as well as her regular column throughout the work week. Her newest book, Money 101: Every Canadian’s Guide to Personal Finance is based on a series that she did …

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