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Liz Warren-Pederson
Eller College of Management

The University of Arizona Professional Development Academy Offiers Certificate Workshops for Managers in Scottsdale

Two-day program offered with Accidental Trainer® aimed at managers looking to develop dynamic presentation skills.

PHOENIX, Ariz. – January 10, 2011 – The University of Arizona Professional Development Academy and Accidental Trainer® have partnered to offer a two-day certificate workshop, “Influencing with Intent,” designed for managers and facilitators who want to improve their communication and presentation skills and their ability to galvanize others to take action.
The program is available on two sets of dates: February 1 and 8, 2011 or February 24 and March 3, 2011. All sessions take place at the Eller College of Management’s Scottsdale campus, 16425 North Pima Road, Suite 370. Cost is $995 per person; registration information is available online at

A free information session about the workshops is scheduled for Thursday, January 20. Contact Director of Executive Education Denise Schubert to register at 480.306.4447.

“Combining adult learning theory and cognitive research with practical business applications, these workshops will energize even occasional presenters to deliver engaging sessions that capture and motivate their audiences,” said Schubert.

“Participants in ‘Influencing with Intent’ workshops will walk away with practical methods to engage their audiences, transform traditional lecture, eliminate presenter butterflies, debrief like a pro, and more,” added Sheila Krejci of Accidental Trainer®.

For additional information or to register, contact Denise Schubert at 480.306.4447.

The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, innovative curriculum, distinguished faculty, excellence in management information systems, entrepreneurship, and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller undergraduate program No. 11 among public business schools and two of its programs are among the top 20 — Entrepreneurship and MIS. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller MBA Full-Time program No. 48 in the U.S. In addition to a Full-Time MBA program, the Eller College offers the No. 25-ranked Evening MBA program, the Eller Executive MBA and the Online MBA. The Eller College of Management supports more than 5,800 undergraduate and 800 graduate students on the UA campus in beautiful Tucson, Arizona, and on its satellite campus in downtown Phoenix.

Press Contact:
Liz Warren-Pederson, Eller College of Management

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