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What are the Characteristics of Workshops and Training Sessions?

Workshops and/or training sessions are characterized as longer, more focused seminars through which participants can interact with experts and gain invaluable information, perspective, and knowledge. Generally, a workshop or training session is designed around a specific topic area, and often utilized to educate members on new techniques, policies, and products. Many groups require a certain number of hours or sessions for members to remain certified or to advance to a higher level of accreditation. With a greater opportunity for the exchange of ideas, as well as group participation, workshops are valued for their stimulating nature and as an efficient way to learn new concepts.

APB offers experts in technology, business, education, healthcare and dozens of other areas to enrich your professional development. We work closely with your team to find the right speaker who can design a training session that will meet the goals of your organization.

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Featured Speakers: Workshops & Training

APB features speakers in a variety of fields who will stimulate discussion and lend their expertise to your event. Top workshop and training speakers include the former head of global diversity for IBM, Ted Childs, author and expert on girls, women and aggression, Rachel Simmons, one of the world’s foremost experts on practical applications of social media, Barry Libert, and celebrity chef extraordinaire, Paula Deen.

Workshops & Training: Issues in Human Resources

Ted Childs

Ted Childs
Workplace Diversity Expert

As IBM's vice president of global workforce diversity, speaker Ted Childs helps companies understand the importance of diversity education to succeed in a corporate environment.

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Workshops & Training: Children & Family Issues

Rachel Simmons

Rachel Simmons
Bullying and Leadership Expert

Rachel Simmons is America’s go-to expert on the emotional lives of girls and young women. Her landmark book, the bestselling Odd Girl Out: The Hidden Culture of Aggression in Girls, shines a light on the rampant bullying that occurs among girls.

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Workshops & Training: Social Media & Social Networking

Barry Libert

Barry Libert
Social Enterprise Authority / Author

Barry Libert is a recognized expert on innovative strategies and leadership techniques that draw on social technologies, such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, to help guide corporate executives to transformational business success. He is the founder and chairman of OpenMatters, a strategic advisor and investor in organizations that are based on social, mobile, and cloud technologies.

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Workshops & Training: Cooking & Better Living

Paula Deen

Paula Deen
Southern Celebrity Chef/Best-Selling Author

A lively, southern woman with piercing blue eyes and an infectious laugh, she is proof that dreams really do come true. With best-selling cookbooks, a lifestyle magazine, and not one, but two hit shows on the Food Network, it’s easy to see there is no stopping this woman’s success.

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