Wednesday, June 16, 2021 – Wednesday, September 29, 2021 |

Business Skills Virtual Bootcamp

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Are you looking for some assistance, resources or guidance for you or your staff who are just starting out? Well, look no further! We are excited to introduce our Business Skills Bootcamp!

Launching this spring, this series will include six two-hour virtual sessions. Participate in individual sessions or sign up for the series and save! Each session includes:

  • Time for instruction, discussion application and reflection.
  • Pre-coursework and post-coursework will be assigned to accelerate learning and embed new behaviors.
  • Receive a certificate of completion when you complete all six.

Can only make one session? Reach out to Katlyn Ribeiro kribeiro@mscpaonline.org to register!

Agenda

June 16: 8:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Communicate with Confidence

Peter Margaritis, CSP, CPA

Develop business presentation skills for co-workers, clients and partners. We’ll discuss personality styles and demonstrate the different ways to communicate information to them, as well as examine how recognizing personality style(s) can turn communication breakdowns into breakthroughs and review the three types of misconceptions of communication. We’ll also identify the different types of personality styles in the workplace and recognize how to communicate with the different types of personality styles effectively.

 

 

June 30: 8:45 - 10: 45 a.m.

Rocking Your Professional Presence

Jennifer Elder, CSP, CPA

Develop your professional (and virtual) presence and personal branding. You’ll learn how to be perceived as high potential by understanding the key elements of personal branding, professional behavior and virtual presence. You’ll also review the five factors shaping your professional image and analyze how to implement techniques for improving your virtual presence.

 

July 14: 8:45 - 10: 45 a.m.

Receiving the Gift of Feedback

Peter Margaritis, CSP, CPA

Learn how to listen to, accept, respond to, act on and give constructive feedback. We’ll provide strategies to accept feedback graciously, and provide non-offensive feedback and constructive criticism that encourages the person to work on their opportunities with enthusiasm and empowerment. We’ll also identify the three types of feedback and when to use each, distinguish the barriers and blind spots in receiving feedback and recognize how emotions turn feedback into a battle.

 

August 18: 8:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Thinking Smarter and Solving Problems

Jennifer Elder, CSP, CPA

We’ll examine critical thinking tools and skills to enhance decision-making and learn how to establish the critical-thinking mindset. We’ll also identify the key elements of critical thinking and learn how to apply a decision-making framework.

September 1: 8:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Building Lasting Connections

Peter Margaritis, CSP, CPA

Discuss how to develop and maintain a professional network. You’ll learn how to develop effective networking skills and how to connect with different audience demographics and personality styles. You’ll also observe how building long-term connections can assist you in launching new ideas or plans, develop new business and clients, reduce costs in recruiting and how it can leverage your career.

September 29: 8:45 - 10:45 a.m.

Project Management: Getting it All Done

Jennifer Elder, CSP, CPA

Understand the relationship between scope, time and cost and learn how to effectively deliver a project on time and master your time management skills. We’ll explain how to effectively deliver a project on time and how to apply personal time management skills. We’ll also identify the three elements of the project management process, recall the five groups of process management and examine time management techniques that increases effectiveness.

 

Speakers

Jennifer Elder

Jennifer Elder

Jennifer Elder, CPA, MS, CMA, CIA, CFF, CGMA helps businesses solve tough problems with strategic solutions. She is a business generalist and an accounting expert who can make the complicated awesomely simple. For more than 20 years, she has been helping businesses focus on their core values and strengths to transform inefficiency and chaos into a profitable entity with an energized team. As keynote speaker, trainer, and business coach, Jennifer has conducted seminars for the Fortune 500, the US Government, State CPA Societies, and CPA firms in 40 states. Jennifer is a published author and was named an Outstanding Educator by the AICPA for the past two years. When not on the road teaching, she lives on her boat with her husband and two cats in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Peter Margaritis

Peter Margaritis

Peter Margaritis, CPA, CGMA, MAc is a keynote speaker, communication strategist and improv virtuoso. He is the author of two books, Improv Is No Joke: Using Improvisation to Create Positive Results in Leadership and Life and Taking the Numb Out of Numbers: Explaining and Presenting Financial Information with Confidence and Clarity. Margaritis has delivered over 500 keynote speeches and workshops in 38 states in the U.S. and across Canada and the Caribbean. His clients range from Fortune 500 companies to family-owned businesses, national, regional & local public accounting firms and national and state associations.

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Conference Credits

This course is 12.00 credits

Conference Fees

MSCPA-AICPA Member
$429.00
MSCPA Member
$429.00
AICPA Member
$529.00
Non-Member
$529.00

Conference Cost

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$529.00
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