2015 Summer Workshop
Workshops for Middle & High School Students
- Identifying and Understanding Your Primary Learning Style
- Note Taking (Learn how to take notes based on your primary learning style)
- Study Skills (Learn how to best study based on your primary learning style)
- Test Taking (Learn how to take various types of test by understanding how to answer different types of questions: True/False, Multiple Choice, Essay, Math Word Problems)
- Presenting Yourself (Everyday we present ourselves. Learn how to present yourself anywhere and anytime.)
The five workshops above are designed to help the student to be prepared for and enhance study skills to improve class grades. Students will identify and understand their primary learning style (s), enhance students’ note taking based on their learning style(s), improve study skills based on their learning style and help students to master how to effectively take a test through our test taking tips & techniques.
Students are required to make presentations during school, during sporting events or community events. Give your student an opportunity to learn and apply tips & techniques when making a presentation or when introducing themselves. No classes scheduled at this time! Please contact us for privately scheduled classes.
CLIENT SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS FOR DIRECT LEARNING
Gamms Unlimited showcases its services to prospective clients and businesses through focused seminars that speak to the needs of those who desire to be coached. Our focus is to teach others how to prepare for their future while building effective habits and perfecting your presentation. Explore our list of seminars and find what would best suit you and employees within your business:
PREPARATION FOR WORK
- Resume Preparation: This training provides techniques for creating a resume that reflects your experience, education, and expertise. It also includes information on writing cover letters, job search email messages, and thank-you letters.
- Interviewing Techniques: No matter what type of job you are seeking, your appearance, body language, verbal communication as well as other skills matter in the interview process. This workshop is designed to help you prepare to accurately and effectively communicate your skills and abilities to a potential employer.
- Business Etiquette: In this workshop information and techniques are given on how best to present yourself in a variety of settings from business meetings to the company picnics. The content covers basic manners that are necessary for day-to-day interactions with others and for special occasions. The importance of politeness and respect are key ingredients of this training.
- Business Connections (Networking): Now more than ever it is important to know how to connect with others. Making the effort to master this critical element of business is well worth the time. This resource provides ideas for appropriately developing and maintaining contacts using traditional networking as well as online or social networking.
- Leadership Development: The Leadership Development Workshop is a one-day exploration into the relationship between a participant’s Leadership qualities and eight factors that contribute to the development of those qualities. The Leader manual is not the usual recitation of six or eight one-liners that others have used to define Leadership. It is full of exercises and questionnaires that will stimulate the Participants to review the influences that have encouraged them as Leaders and guide them to new levels of achievement and success. The Leadership Workshop utilizes the Leadership Report which is very different from the Adult Report. The Leadership Report adds a new dimension to the utility and purpose of the Battery.
EFFECTIVE WORK INTERACTIONS
- Building Effective Work Relationships: This resource focuses on how to initiate and maintain positive connections with people. The content provides ideas and tools to help participants (1) understand the give-and-take element of human interactions, and (2) understand the principle of mutual interests and needs and how to meet them effectively. Basic guidelines are given for establishing effective relationships with people at all levels and across all generations.
- Creative Thinking: Creative thinking is a way of using the mind to generate and or improve ideas. It is a practical workplace tool that is much in demand today. This workshop offers tools, tips, and techniques on how to apply creative thinking to a broad range of purposes from simple problem-solving to achieving major change.
- Meetings: Meetings are central to the business of any organization. It is a setting in which people convene to plan, make decisions, and solve problems. This workshop helps participants understand the importance of their role in meetings and provides ideas and insights on what to do before, during, and after meetings to be an effective meeting participant or meeting leader.
- Teams: Being a team member means getting work done with others. This workshop helps participants (1) understand the key roles and behaviors such as personal responsibility and accountability for team members, (2) recognize the importance of individual contribution in any team setting, and (3) use critical communication and collaboration skills to be an effective team member.
- Public Speaking:This workshop teaches the key principles for giving an effective presentation. Included are techniques for (1) creating presentation content that is clear and memorable, (2) presenting your ideas with poise, clarity and conviction, and (3) managing the presentation environment.
- Face-to-Face Communication: This resource provides strong basic skill building information to help participants in any face-to-face communication situation. Participants (1) learn why effective communication is critical to their success, (2) discover their communication style, strengths, and limitations, and (3) learn the core communication and listening skills needed in a variety of interactions with others.
- Future Directions for Students: Future Directions is designed for high school and college students, and for young adults searching for guidance and counseling. The program focuses on using an understanding of abilities and the other critical factors to make decisions about educational opportunities, majors, college choices and future career options. The approach is practical and hands-on and includes interactive exercises, questionnaires, and other resources, all designed to help the student make practical choices based on a realistic self-awareness. Future Directions works as 12-hour group program, as well as one-on-one. Students take away not only a deeper understanding of the process of making educational and career decisions, but also several templates they can use effectively when considering colleges. This is a tool for life.