30/07/2008 - 22:00

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30/07/2008 - 22:00


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How to inspire, motivate and lead sales professionals. Based on the leadership and motivational principles developed by Dale Carnegie, the two-day program promises to show you how to pump up your team and articulate the difference between a workplace manager and a leader. The event includes training on how to deliver a talk, build trust within a team, coach top performers and run effective meetings. It will take place on August 21 and 28 from 9am – 4pm, both days at the Dale Carnegie Centre, 2 Mackie Street, Victoria Park. Tickets are $795 per person and $748 per person for groups of five or more. Ph 08 9470 5096, email dalecarnegieadmin@westnet.com.au. Events How Perth has changed and why we need to keep changing The Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry business luncheon will take place on August 12 (RSVP by August 7). The luncheon will feature guest speaker Lisa Scaffidi, the first female lord mayor of Perth. The event will take place at Zafferano Restaurant, 173 Mounts Bay Rd, Crawley. Tickets are $80 ICCI members/$95 non-members.Visit www.icci.asn.au for booking form or call 9321 5733. The Services Industries: The Unsung Heroes of WA’s Economic Growth Story Australia is one of the most services-oriented economies in the world, and the sector is by far the largest contributor to GDP. The Committee for Economic Development of Australia event featuring Small Business, Independent Contractors and the Services Economy Minister Craig Emerson will explore how the story is played out in WA. The event will take place on August 14 from 12pm to 2pm at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Adelaide Terrace, Perth. Tickets start from $135 per person for members and guests to $174 per person for non-members; corporate tables for 10 are available. For inquiries, contact Yvonne Hannam on 9228 2155 or email perth.events@ceda.com.au. Executive Development Course The Australian Institute of Management will hold the five-day program for mid-level managers and technical professionals wishing to update their skills. This is a nationally recognised program that welcomes participants from both public and private sectors. The first program runs from August 18 to 22. The program fee starts from $2,695 per person for professional members and extends to $3,234 for members of the public. For more information or to book, go to www.aimwa.com/training Playing the Recruitment Dating Game and Keeping Staff Satisfied AIM will hold a professional development sundowner analysing the competitive labour market and the tactics adopted by key organisations to attract and retain employees. Learn how to build your brand as an employer of choice, build loyalty in your employees and harness new media to engage potential recruits and offer benefits. The sundowner will take place on July 29 from 5:30-7:30pm at the AIM Leadership Centre, 76 Birkdale Street, Floreat. Tickets are $55 for professional members and $88 for affiliates and guests. Call 9383 8088 or visit wwwaimwa.com The Inside Story: Emerging Opportunities for Western Australian Business Australia Indonesia Business Council regional director Martin Newbery will be speaking on emerging opportunities for WA business people and answering questions on trade, investment and the political climate.5:30-7pm on August 12 at the Indonesian Consulate, 134 Adelaide Terrace, East Perth. Free attendance, booking required. Contact WAChair@aibc.com.au Shaping a successful business Family Business Australia will present a panel discussion and networking event on shaping a family business on Tuesday August 19. Guest speakers include Innova Business Momentum owner Tabitha Wellman and Chooks Fresh and Tasty franchise general manager, Linda Steele. From 5:15pm at Talbot Olivier, 8th Floor Wesfarmers House, 40 The Esplanade, Perth. Tickets $20 FBA members, $45 non-members. Ph FBA office 9454 2843 or email fbawa@fambiz.com.au


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