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Communications Pathway

Krannert Communications Pathway 2023

Two keys to future success are understanding the unique value you bring to a team as well as the ability to communicate effectively and confidently. The Communications Pathway, presented by the Brock-Wilson Center for Women in Management and the Communications faculty at Krannert, is a novel initiative open to School of Management students of all levels.

This series of free workshops offered throughout Spring 2023 benefits students by offering higher-level communication skills from advanced courses. Professors use a variety of approaches to explore the spectrum that is communication, and how by mastering certain skills, students will be more successful in school and their careers. Students may attend individual sessions or the entire series. Registration is required.

Director Putman says, "This Communications Pathway is one way the Brock-Wilson Center for Women in Management is supporting undergraduates at Krannert. By bringing this important content to these students, they will graduate knowing they can communicate effectively and confidently."

Thursday Jan 26, 2023

10:30 - 11:45, RAWL 1071

Building the Foundation for Better Communication: Emotional Intelligence and Audience Analysis

Discover two powerful tools for effective communication: Emotional Intelligence and Audience Analysis. Dr. Kasie Roberson, a Krannert Clinical Assistant Professor and Executive Coach, will lead this workshop and demonstrate how developing your emotional intelligence and understanding who your audience is and what matters to them will be a game changer as you begin your career.

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Wednesday Feb 6, 2023

2:30 - 3:30, RAWL 1071

Communication Ethics and Diversity & Inclusion

Are you proud of the efforts your favorite brands have made to create a diverse and inclusive workforce? That didn't just happen overnight. Learn from Professor Aryca Woodson how leaders use all forms of communication to create a culture that promotes diversity through not just race, but ideas, understanding and differences.

Explore how a company and its employees' ethics influence communications. Strengthen your own communication skills through your unique credo of diversity and inclusive language and consider how your potential as a leader and communicator will grow.

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Wednesday Feb 22, 2023

3:30 - 4:30, RAWL 1071

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving for Students

What makes critical thinking different from contemplating, pondering, or mulling over? How can critical thinking and advanced problem-solving propel you as a student and as a leader?

Learn as Clinical Assistant Professor of Management Doug Pruim answers these questions and demonstrates techniques to tackle advanced problems to reach informed decisions. Become accustomed to applying critical thinking and problem-solving tools as a student, and there's no stopping you by the time you enter the workforce.

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Tuesday March 7, 2023

1:00 - 2:00, RAWL 1071

Take Your Business Communication Skills to the Next Level by Developing Your Executive Presence

Have you ever met someone who just has that "it" factor? Ever wondered how they developed it? It's called Executive Presence and this workshop will teach some of the fundamentals you need to consider when developing your own Executive Presence. Join us as Dr. Kasie Roberson, a Krannert Clinical Assistant Professor and Executive Coach, demonstrates what good executive presence can do for your career and how it can open the door for future opportunities.

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