|[November 08, 2012]
Franklin Covey Co.'s "MBA in a Day Client FED Series" to Feature Best-selling Personal Finance Author, Jean Chatzky, and Other Business Experts; Professional Development for Client Facilitators
SALT LAKE CITY --(Business Wire)--
Covey Co. (NYSE:FC), a global performance improvement
company, announced today that best-selling personal finance author and
Chatzky, and other renowned business experts will
headline Franklin Covey's "MBA
in a Day Client Facilitator Enhancement Day ("FED") Series."
These live professional development events for Franklin Covey
facilitators will run November 15, 2012 through June 12, 2013 in 48
cities throughout North America, and feature live presentations by
Franklin Covey consultants combined with recorded video segments from
Chatzky and other experts.
For more information, and to register, visit www.franklincovey.com/fed.
Best-selling authors and business experts who are featured in the
Franklin Covey FED Series include:
Chatzky, best-selling personal finance author,
expert, and host of Money
Matters with Jean Chatzky on RLTV
Seelig, Ph.D., author and Executive Director,
Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Fung, Retired CFO, Walmart U.S,. and Franklin Covey
Sibbet, renowned author and graphics-facilitation
Whitman, Chairman and CEO, Franklin Covey
J. Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief
Marketing Officer, Franklin Covey
Kogon, Global Productivity Practice Leader, Franklin
For organizations seeking cost-effective ways to implement
performance improvement solutions involving large populations of
managers and frontline workers, Franklin Covey certifies on-site client
facilitators to teach the company's content and adopt
it to their organizations' needs. Client facilitators are certified to
teach Franklin Covey curriculums in such a way that ensures the delivery
of Franklin Covey content in a professional and meaningful manner.
Franklin Covey has more than 100,000 client facilitators worldwide who
to teach in more than 40 different content areas.
Scott J. Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing
Officer, Franklin Covey, said, "Every year, our FED
Series offers our client facilitators a day of
professional development designed exclusively to enhance their business
acumen and expand their expertise. This year, Franklin Covey client
facilitators have the opportunity to be taught best-in-class practices
by the experts on various MBA-related topics. The subject matter will
not only be of great benefit to our highly valued Franklin Covey
facilitators and clients, but to anyone in the business world who wishes
to invest in expanding their business knowledge, skills and influence in
Presentations will focus on the topics of visual communication,
creativity, personal finance, business finance, personal branding,
project management, and leadership. Those invited to attend include
Franklin Covey's 100,000-plus facilitators and current and potential
Franklin Covey clients.
Participants may attend live
events, a live
webinar, or participate at their own pace through a recorded
webinar. The cost to attend a live, one-day event is
$199. Paid (News - Alert) attendance at a live event enables participants to have
access to the recorded webinar content. The cost to attend a live or
recorded webinar, which will be offered January 18 through August 30,
2013, is $139. Webinars will feature the same content as the live events
but offer reduced time, travel investment, and environmental impact. To
register, please visit www.franklincovey.com/fed.
Attendees at the Franklin Covey FED Series will learn the
Visual communication: Highly effective leaders master both
verbal and visual communication. The words you use can be brought to
life (or undermined) by your ability to illustrate thoughtfully. This
session will increase participation, animate meaning, focus attention,
grow understanding and create unity. Learn seven key frames and central
figures that comprise the language of visual communication, and practice
them in real time.
Creativity: We tend to think that creativity is reserved
for those with the natural ability to paint, compose a sonnet, or play a
musical instrument. Nothing could be further from the truth. We all have
the ability to be tremendously creative. Like anything else in life,
creativity (or developing your creativity) takes practice, persistence,
and discipline, but it can be a lot of fun too. Challenge your thinking
about creativity by destroying common myths and the idea that you aren't
creative. Learn the eight C's of our creative process and increase your
competitive advantage in both your personal and professional lives by
putting this creative approach into practice.
Personal Finance: Our personal and professional lives are
inseparable. Financial fluency starts with your own checkbook and
directly contributes to your business acumen in the workplace. We will
demystify the world of CD's, 401(k)s, ORAs, and insurance, and explain
the must-haves of your personal financial portfolio.
Business Finance: Most wish they knew about business
finance; however, we tend to run for the door when the CFO pulls out the
spreadsheets and speaks in what seems like a foreign language. Attend
this session and stay comfortably seated during the next financial
review and, more importantly, contribute! Explore the five basic
building blocks of any organization's money-making model. Whether
working in a nonprofit, for-profit, or government organization, these
five elements are at the heart of your financial success.
Personal Branding: What one word would your colleagues use
to describe your brand What word would you like them to use Do you
think there's a gap between the two This session will teach you the
fundamentals of marketplace branding and how to effectively leverage
them in the many facets of your life. Discover the value of a powerful
brand and how brands develop, evolve, and at times, implode. Harness the
elements of successful branding to craft your personal brand.
Project Management: Achieve success around your projects by
applying the mindsets, skillsets, and toolsets to consistently produce
high-quality projects on time and on budget. Learn to clarify
expectations of those with whom you work, both directly and indirectly.
Practice accountability throughout the project to ensure that
expectations are met around time, budget and quality. Explore how to
build team confidence and increase morale through the four foundational
behaviors necessary to achieve success in your current and future
Stephen R. Covey said it well, "Leadership is the
highest of the arts, simply because it enables all the other arts and
professions to work." Become a great leader by embracing Dr. Covey's
timeless words with our latest thinking on the subject of leadership.
Learn what it means to lead yourself, to lead a team and, ultimately, to
lead an organization. Understand the value of leadership competencies
and learn how to structure a leadership-development plan in partnership
with your colleagues.
For more information and to register to attend the Franklin
Covey FED Series, visit www.franklincovey.com/fed.
About Franklin Covey
Covey Co. (NYSE: FC) is a global company specializing
in performance improvement. We help organizations achieve
results that require a change in human behavior. Our expertise is in
seven areas: leadership, execution, productivity, trust, sales
performance, customer loyalty and education. Franklin Covey clients have
included 90 percent of the Fortune 100, more than 75 percent of the
Fortune 500, thousands of small- and mid-sized businesses, as well as
numerous government entities and educational institutions. Franklin
Covey has more than 40 direct and licensee offices providing
professional services in over 140 countries. For more information, visit www.franklincovey.com.
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