June 04, 2020 - |
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Day 1 - 06/04/2020
|1:00 pm - 1:10 pm|
Training Opening - Welcome!
Elena Valentine, CEO | Skill Scout
|1:10 pm - 1:20 pm|
Virtual Speed Networking
Get to know your fellow government communication peers and hear what's working for them now!
|1:20 pm - 1:35 pm|
How to Leverage to Video to Communicate Hard News
Elena Valentine, CEO | Skill Scout
In times of rapid change, you likely have a lot of information to share with your team right now. New processes, office closures, working remotely for the first time. Sharing this in written form is important for step-by-step processes that people can refer back to. But in written communication, it's often the emotion and vulnerability that gets lost. As leaders, delivering a message on video is a human-centered way to connect, inform, reassure our people. In that spirit, this short session will dive into simple approaches and tactics to help you work with your leaders to create meaningful video content that will resonate with employees especially during these hard times.
|1:35 pm - 1:50 pm|
Allowing your workforce to express themselves: Showing GRATITUDE in the wake of COVID-19
Lori Croy, Director of Communications | Missouri Department of Commerce and Insurance
As government employees, the word “reorganization” evokes feelings of fear, unrest, and anxiety. Learn how you can help leadership do a successful job of managing change and building confidence.
You’ll get to see examples of how communication, inclusion, and celebration can help blend the new and existing members of your government agency into a cohesive and unified organization, including how to:
|1:50 pm - 2:05 pm|
Utilizing Social Media to your advantage
Government organizations typically have a small public affairs office. Most public affairs offices are under-manned and the constraints of using social media often hinders government organizations in communicating effectively on today's mediums. Using free resources, and encouraging leaders to think outside the box, government organizations can leverage tools to maximize their messages.
|2:05 pm - 2:20 pm|
How to Speak with Presence in Virtual Settings
Sarah Gershman, President | Green Room Speakers
Your ability to connect to your virtual audience is vital to your professional success - and it is something each of you can learn. Learn concrete strategies you can apply immediately to increase your leadership presence in virtual meetings, presentations, and conference calls.
|2:20 pm - 2:35 pm|
Implement cost-effective tools and channels to improve productivity and collaboration
Michael Hughes, Communications Liaison | National Transportation Safety Board
Creating a work environment where people feel supported, appreciated and motivated isn’t rocket science; but it does take work. And it starts at the top of your organization.
Learn how three basic principles, mission, message, and media, can empower leaders to achieve communication goals, including how to:
|2:35 pm - 2:55 pm|
Q&A: Get Your Internal Communications and Engagement Questions Answered!
|2:55 pm - 3:00 pm|
Final Takeaways and Training Closing - Thanks for Joining Us!
We look forward to having you join us again!
CEO | Skill Scout
Communications Liaison | National Transportation Safety Board
Director of Communications | Missouri Department of Commerce and Insurance
President | Green Room Speakers