Writing well is one of those skills that can help you advance in your career, no matter what you do. Strong writing has been linked to critical thinking skills, and it shows an attention to detail necessary in all of your tasks and projects.
These interactive Learning Labs offer helpful tips and best practice guidance on how to write effectively to get the results you desire. Attend one or all.
Learn how to apply the principles of BLUF and employ the Cs of effective communication to communicate in the clearest and most concise way possible. Participants receive a reference 'tip' sheet that reinforce these effective writing tools.
February 22, 2:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT)
Improve the quality of your procurement/solicitation documents as we identify ways to write more effectively to pre-answer or anticipate many questions.
March 23, 2:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT)
By carefully assessing the solicitation documents, identifying all the requirements, and mapping those requirements in a requirements compliance table (RCT), you can ensure you meet all the requirements and identify areas of inconsistency, confusion, and/or inaccuracies and formulate quality questions.
April 19, 2:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT)
Microsoft Excel and Teams
INSTRUCTOR: Dawn Bjork, MCT, MOSM, CVP, The Software Pro
Which of the more than 500 Excel functions are likely to be most valuable to you to build formulas, analyze procurement data, extract key information, and use your worksheets more effectively? Join us as we explore Excel's top essential functions, learning how to provide value-driven growth to your entity through superior data management.
April 5, 2:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT)
Microsoft Teams is a vital tool for instant messaging, collaboration, virtual meetings, and much more. This interactive session explores customizing the Teams environment, working with files, adding applications, using Teams meeting tools more effectively, and learning time-saving Teams tips and techniques.
May 17, 2:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT)
Microsoft Excel is packed full of features designed to help you create, edit, and format a wide range of worksheet projects. With all of its power, many Excel shortcuts, tips, and techniques are not obvious or intuitive. Join this session to find out how to simplify actions in Excel, customize your workspace, and learn the steps and shortcuts to quickly and easily get your work done.
June 21, 2:00PM - 4:00PM (EDT)