LEADERSHIP WORKSHOPS

University of Florida Professional Development is the leader in providing high quality customized learning opportunities for professional development and organizational growth. Our workshops are perfect for anyone looking to refresh and enhance their skills!

About leadership workshops

These workshops are noted for being unique and delivering excellence for professionals at all stages in their career. The skills participants gain from these events allow them to make significant and positive contributions to their organizations and the communities in which they reside.


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Workshop Offerings

POWER NEGOTIATING – THE ART OF EXCELLENCE AND GETTING TO YES

In today’s business environment it is crucial to recognize the opportunities for negotiation in order to genuinely negotiate from a position of power, recognize what strategies are being used on you and to be prepared at all times for the unexpected. Read More


WHAT IT MEANS TO LEAD LIKE A WOMAN

This program helps women define and demonstrate their specific leadership styles as well as increase executive presence and leverage their strengths and abilities. Read More


Powerful Presentations through Storytelling

This program helps women define and demonstrate their specific leadership styles as well as increase executive presence and leverage their strengths and abilities. Read More


TRANSFORMATIVE TEAM BUILDING FOR EXECUTIVES

This program offers techniques to truly transform a group into a powerful and cohesive team structured for success, by implementing powerful influencing tools including NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) and communication tools to match non-verbal cues and strategically gauge the best approach to building inclusion and model excellence. Read More


SEXUAL DISCRIMINATION, MISCONDUCT, AND HARASSMENT IN THE 21ST CENTURY WORKPLACE

The Leading Edge Business Theatre uses interactive role-play to provide valuable insights and unique training techniques to equip participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in this changing corporate climate. Read More


GENERATING A “WOW” BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT THROUGH EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

This workshop will show you how you reach people intellectually and emotionally and use that awareness to create an environment of value, appreciation and respect. Read More


About the workshop facilitators

WORKSHOP FACILITATOR: JENNIFER WEBB

WORKSHOP FACILITATOR: JENNIFER WEBB

Jennifer Webb is an internationally recognized motivational speaker, author, consultant, trainer and coach, one of a prestigious group of women using magic as a technique to inspire, motivate and educate.

Jennifer’s extraordinary programs combine magic, psychology, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Emotional Intelligence, accelerated learning, behavioral kinesiology and other interactive tools to reach people instantly with messages of inspiration and content. Her most popular programs are designed to propel thinking from challenges and frustration to “can do” and “possibilities. Her core message: Our attitudes and expectations create our realities and impact everyone around us; when we reprogram how we think we create the results we’re looking for.

Business communications specialist, human performance coach, author of four books on human potential and motivational speaker with a background and graduate degree in psychology, Jennifer teaches how to increase peak performance and create and reach goals. Her client base ranges from Honeywell Space Systems to Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Microsoft, American Airlines, the U.S. Navy and Airforce and leaders in numerous industries. She also served as a personal power coach for CBS Morning News, Reno affiliate for three years.

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Workshop Facilitator: Gregg Jones

Gregg Jones, Director, The Leading Edge, University of Florida Executive Education
 
Gregg Jones is the director of UF Executive Education’s “Leading Edge” acting company which he founded with the former Leadership Development Institute’s director, Ron Kirsch, in 2005. A seasoned actor, Mr. Jones was also a tenured professor of theatre for 28 years at Santa Fe college in Gainesville Florida, before retiring in the spring of 2016. Gregg is a member of the professional (Equity) acting company at Gainesville’s Hippodrome Theatre, where he has performed in more than 40 productions since 1979.
Prior to the Hippodrome, he was a member of ‘The Living Stage’, an Equity theatre company at the Arena Stage in Washington D.C. for three years. Gregg has also appeared in more than thirty television and print ads for such clients as General Motors, Coca Cola, Standard Brands, and Cannon Mills. Film and television credits include Miami ViceA Flash of GreenCoastlines, Old Love andWaterways. He is a member in good standing of Actors Equity, the Screen Actors Guild, Theatre Communications Group, and is featured in the “Who’s Who Among American College Professors”.  Gregg performs as a member of The Leading Edge company as well, and as part of a variety of UF Executive Education program content as an instructor/facilitator.
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