PMI-SOC Chapter Meetings = Excellent networking opportunities!
PMI-SOC is excited to offer our bi-monthly Chapter Meetings at no cost to PMI-SOC Members in 2015-2016. Also, the November Chapter Meeting includes the chapter Annual General Meeting - hear about chapter activities for the past fiscal year and vote on the year ahead.
The PMI-SOC Chapter Meetings provide plenty of time for networking, before and after the main presentation, so come with business cards and network with your peers!
Event Topic: Putting Humour to work for less stress and more success
Laugh as you learn what makes for a truly inspiring workplace with best -selling author and Canadian Hall of Fame speaker Michael Kerr. In this high-energy presentation, you’ll discover why there really is a "humour advantage" that you can leverage to drive better results at work. You’ll learn the 3 R’s of using humour to manage stress, and discover why humour is one of the most powerful ways to communicate more effectively, manage meetings, strengthen teamwork, boost morale, and drive creativity and innovation at work.
A recovering government manager, Michael Kerr travels the world researching, writing, and speaking about inspiring workplace cultures and businesses that leverage their humour resources to drive outrageous results. His ideas on building better workplaces have been featured frequently in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The Globe and Mail and Business Insider. His he also the author of six books, including, most recently, The Humour Advantage: Why Some Businesses Are Laughing All the Way to the Bank.
6:00 PM - Registration/Networking
6:30 PM - Announcements (meeting room doors open)
6:45 PM - Annual Members Meeting
7:15 PM - Presentation
8:15 PM - Presentation ends
Fees: (subject to HST)
PMI-SOC Members (please login prior to registering) - Free/Complimentary admission
Non-Members - $20.00
DoubleTree Hotel – 5pm-11pm - $12.00
89 Chestnut Street – 5pm -3am - $7.50
Green Parking at City Hall – 6pm-7am - $6.00
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