Business Communications Summit

Key Learning Objectives

Monday

  • Collaborative Leadership
  • Executive Alignment
  • Professional Development Plan
  • Microsoft Integrations
  • Agile Project Management
  • Key Performance Ratios
  • CHAOS Methodology
Tuesday
 
  • PowerPoint Accessibility
  • Executive Authority
  • Culture of Appreciation
  • Overcoming Self-Sabotage
  • Dynamic Job Searching
  • Managing Stakeholder Needs
Wednesday
 
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Workplace Cohesion
  • Data Visualization
  • Onboarding Executives
  • Collaborative Working Practices
  • Zoom Customization
  • Excel VLOOKUP

About this Summit:

Effective communication is a key skill for administrators and executive assistants seeking career growth and competitiveness amidst an evolving business landscape. This summit equips attendees with tools to enhance written, verbal, and technical communication, amplifying their strategic influence and effectiveness.

Registrants who complete this summit will receive a Certificate in Business Communications from The American Society of Administrative Professionals (ASAP).

Level: Overview

Intended for:

Administrative Professionals looking to advance as strategic business partners.

Delivered by:

Chrissy Scivicque
Melissa Peoples

Chrissy Scivicque and Melissa Peoples

Schedule:

7:00 AM-8:00 AM – Breakfast

8:00 AM-9:00 AM – Summit Keynote

“Lessons in Leadership from Silicon Valley Elite” – Ann Hiatt

9:00 AM-9:15 AM – Break

Business Writing: Beyond the Basics – Chrissy Scivicque

9:15 AM-10:45 AM

Take your business writing skills from functional to phenomenal! This session will guide you through the nuances of effective business writing and help ensure your communications are not only received but truly understood and acted upon. Enhance your credibility by crafting clear, compelling, and impactful written communications that drive results and foster a culture of excellence within your team.  

  • Gain skills to establish and implement clear communication standards within your team to promote consistency and efficiency. 
  • Learn techniques to write compelling emails that capture attention and encourage prompt response. 
  • Discover strategies for structuring and crafting longer business documents (such as reports and procedural manuals) to ensure clarity and impact. 
  • Learn how to adjust your writing style and content to suit diverse audiences. 
  • Develop skills to meticulously edit and proofread business documents for professionalism and error-free communication. 

 

10:45 AM-11:00 AM – Break

Practical Practice: Presenting to Leaders – Chrissy Scivicque 

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Step into the spotlight with confidence and take your presentation skills to new heights! This session will help you make a lasting impact in high-stakes situations. You’ll hone your ability to communicate effectively in front of leaders and other groups, especially when time is of the essence. Through practical exercises and constructive peer feedback, you’ll learn to deliver presentations that are concise, clear, and compelling.   

  • Practice delivering concise, compelling, and impactful presentations. 
  • Develop skills to communicate under time pressure and ensure key points are conveyed quickly. 
  • Gain feedback from your peers to refine your skills.  
  • Build confidence speaking in high-stakes and impromptu situations. 
 

12:00 PM-1:00 PM: Lunch

AI Fluency: Bridging Technology and Business Communications – Melissa Peoples

1:00 PM-2:30 PM

Uncover the fundamentals of AI that will elevate your business communication. The session provides an overview of AI tools and technologies that are reshaping professional interactions, offering insights on how these can be leveraged to improve efficiency, accuracy, and engagement in daily tasks. Attendees will explore the synergy between AI and human creativity to craft compelling messages and manage communication flows. 

  • Discover the basics of AI technology and its applications in business communications 
  • Learn about the top AI communication tools that can automate and improve business communications 
  • Discover how to use AI to enhance written and verbal communication skills, ensuring messages are clear, concise, and tailored to the audience. 
  • Gain insights on maintaining a human touch in AI-assisted communications, preserving personalization and empathy in professional exchanges. 
  • Explore best practices for implementing AI responsibly 
 

2:30 PM- 2:45 PM: Break

Productivity Powerhouse: A Gateway to Strategic Communication – Melissa Peoples

2:45 PM-3:45 PM

Discover how to escape the cycle of constant busyness and refocus on driving strategic initiatives forward. Learn to elevate your tech skills, streamline your daily workflows, and create the bandwidth needed to concentrate on high-value tasks. By improving technical habits and productivity, you can transform your role into a hub of strategic impact. 

  • Harness technology to break free from routine tasks and prioritize strategic initiatives. 
  • Cultivate technical habits that boost productivity and foster high-impact results. 
  • Transform everyday tools into levers for strategic communication and influence. 

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Meet our Training Advisors

Nicole Baker

Nicole Baker

Training Manager

Sabrina Matheny

Training Advisor

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Nicole Metzger

Training Advisor

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