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Strategic Communication for Success

Wed, May 21, 2014   8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Takeda Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA

This workshop is design for early to mid-management level audience to acquire a greater awareness and understanding of how to effectively communicate with their supervisors and with senior management.

HBA Boston presents

Strategic Communication for Success

Event details
Ready to improve your strategic communications skills to make a difference in your career?

Join Gwen Acton, CEO, Vivo Group, coach and consultant, on Wednesday, May 21 from 8 am to 4 pm for a day of strategic communications skill building.

The healthcare business relies on high-performing women at entry level and middle management who know how to use good communications skills to make things happen; be one of them. This workshop in the HBA Leadership Success Series helps you apply your unique communication style in the business environment, complementing and maximizing your leadership strengths. This workshop is led by Gwen Acton, a communications expert with deep experience in both academia and industry.

Learning objectives
1. Have a baseline understanding of your current preferred communication style – leverage of the DISC or a similar type assessment
2. Appreciate the needs of other communication styles
3. Use strategies to adapt your communication for different styles
4. Use a simple framework to be able to quickly organize and develop presentations

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM           Registration/networking, breakfast
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM          Program and breakout sessions
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM           Lunch
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM            Program and breakout sessions

Event location
75 Sidney Street
Cambridge, MA 01239



Gwen Acton
CEO, Vivo Group

Registration information
Event is open to: HBA members only  
Online Registration deadline: May 19, 2014   
Onsite (walk-in) registration: Is allowed

Member rate:
$225 until May 12, 2014
$250 after May 12, 2014

Is capacity limited? Yes  
Space is limited to 25 registrants.

Is this event refundable? Yes
If yes, must be submitted in writing to by May 12, 2014; no refunds are available after this date.

Event Questions/Support
- Program contact for event details: Contact email and/or phone 978-729-0607
- Membership questions: or 973-575-0606
- Trouble with online registration: or 919-890-5230

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 Regular Registration

 Regular RegistrationMember$225.00$250.00
 Regular RegistrationMember - Euro€193.00€214.00

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