It is the mission of PDS to: Provide performance development services that directly impact the ability of the State of Iowa to deliver expert, timely and cost effective programs and services. Please let us know how we can assist you in enrolling you or your staff in any of these courses to help make an impact within your workplace.
Presentation Skills (MTS PT 998) - June 7, 2018
The cost will be $70 for agencies participating in the utility fee or $188 for those not participating. This one-day class, led by Carol Tripp, will be held in the Hoover building, Level A, in Des Moines.
During the class, participants will plan, organize, and present a brief, effective presentation utilizing skills gained throughout the day. Vocal characteristics, body language, personal stories and experiences, effective introductions and conclusions, and visual aids to enhance a variety of topics will be identified. In addition, the miscues that detract from a presentation will be reviewed. Issues of “stage fright” and dealing with difficult situations will be addressed.
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What's New - exciting offerings from PDS!
Performance & Development Solutions is excited to bring you our redesigned training program. This new program follows a comprehensive needs assessment of the PDS program and collaboration with Iowa stakeholders to identify staff development needs and existing training gaps. The redesigned program curriculum includes 13 brand new courses and 4 new certificate programs.
CPM Cohort 30 to start August 6, 2018!
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