Business workshops in Hanover

December 18, 2011 by  

The Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a series of workshops in January designed to help business owner’s deal with problems that might crop up in the running of a successful company. Each workshop costs $50 for Chamber members and $75 for non-members and runs from 8-11 am in the Hanover Chamber office.

The workshops will also be an excellent chance to network with fellow Hanover business owners and managers. If you plan to attend make sure to bring your business card. Printing extras before you reach the workshop is a good idea.

On January 6, 2012, Dave Wauls will be presenting Problem Solving. He will be explaining the five steps for resolving a problem in the workplace. Problems have to be dealt with as soon as possible otherwise they can destroy a business.

On January 13, 2012, Grace Belsner will be presenting Setting Strategic Direction. She will explain the key elements of strategic planning and goal-setting. It is recommended that businesses send several people to this workshop so they can learn as a team.

On January 20, 2012, Dave Wauls will be leading the workshop Performance Management and Applied Decision Making. He will discuss the importance of holding people accountable for their work performance. Those who attend will also learn how to improve communications in the workplace.

On January 27, 2012, Kim Goff will be presenting Social Media and Search Engine Optimization. Topics discussed will be the basics of social media, how to improve online interaction and how to advertise your online presence on social media sites. The workshop will also touch upon how to get people to visit your website from the search engines.