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Jan 26 – CanWIT BC Strengths-Based Management Breakfast

Canadian Women in Technology B.C. Breakfast Club: Strengths-Based Management

Following from the previous session (Sept 2010), CanWIT is presenting a session that will help participants understand how they can use their top 5 strengths to be a more effective leader. Gallup’s research on Strengths has shown that people that focus on their strengths are more successful and happy in their careers than those who try to improve upon their weaknesses. Participants that did not attend the Sept 2010 session will complete the StrengthsFinder test, an online self-assessment developed by Gallup prior to the session.

Bio: Melissa McCrae is currently pursuing her PhD in Management and Organization Studies at Simon Fraser University. She is the Executive Director of Graduate Programs at SFU Business, where she manages the development, research, financial management, administration, and day-to-day delivery of all Graduate Programs at the Segal Graduate School of Business. She facilitates workshops on self-assessment, career mapping, networking, and various aspects of job search. She is an Instructor at SFU Business, for both undergraduate and graduate students, teaching Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour.

Date: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Time: 7:30 – 9:00 am

Segal Graduate School of Business, SFU
500 Granville St. (@Pender)

Cost: $30 (includes the cost of Gallup’s StrengthFinder test if you did not attend the 1st session); $15 (if you attended the first session and do not require another code)

Register: online at http://www.catawit.ca/chapters/BC/events/register.asp

Thanks to Telus, platinum sponsor for the 2010 Breakfast Club series.

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