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Supported Employment Marketing (Virtual June 17-21, 2024)

This five-day module teaches participants the essentials of marketing. Participants will create a basic marketing plan for their organization or service, as well as crafting their own unique messaging. Participants will become familiar with the selling process and will have an opportunity to practice and apply these key skills. Participants will increase their comfort with their roles of marketing and selling their services and interacting with the business community.

Date

June 17, 2024 - June 21, 2024

Time

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Fees

$ 100 CAD (Fees) + 5% (GST) = $ 105.00 CAD (Per Person)

Training Delivery

Virtual

Virtual Training Requirements

Distributed electronically. Students must be able to print materials.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes include:

  • Enhanced ability to communicate the value persons with disabilities can provide to the workplace.
  • Understanding of basic sales and marketing concepts and terminology
  • Understanding of what makes great marketing
  • Hands-on practice to create a basic marketing plan
  • Increased confidence in approaching businesses
  • Enhanced ability to work with clients through the sales process

Critical Questions to be explored:

  • How can we move from charity-based language to the language of business?
  • What is great marketing all about?
  • How do we meet the needs of business with regards to employees?
  • How can I approach a business with confidence?
  • What are the steps of a successful sales and marketing process?
  • What tools can help me be more successful in helping the people I serve to gain employment?

Instructor

This training will be taught by Nancy Gauvin.

Nancy Gauvin is the Associate Director of Employment Services with Chilliwack Society for Community Living. Nancy has been instrumental in helping job seekers find a place in the employment world, one person at a time. Nancy came to Chilliwack Society twenty-five years ago with business experience in retail and sales. She has utilized these skills to be the driving force to increase employment equality for people with developmental disabilities.

Over the past several years Nancy has been actively involved in the Rotary @ Work project promoting the business case for community employers resulting in additional paid employment positions.

In October 2016 Nancy received the Community Social Services Employers Association Award of Excellence – Hero Award and in May 2018 Nancy became a Graduate of the National Leadership Institute through the University of Delaware.

Further Information

Please email info@bcenetwork.ca

Registration Form

Date

June 17, 2024 - June 21, 2024

Time

9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Fees

$ 100 CAD (Fees) + 5% (GST) = $ 105.00 CAD (Per Person)

Training Delivery

Virtual

Virtual Training Requirements

Distributed electronically. Students must be able to print materials.

Materials

A computer, an internet connection, speakers and a microphone, a webcam and a work space conducive to virtual training.

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