May Updates from JD Solomon Solutions
Program Development – Too Many Variations? How to Know the Right Design-Build or EPC Firms
Environmental – Why Diversifying Water Sources Provides Benefits and Challenges
The Pee Dee River Basin Council moves into its works' second and final year in June. The 24 appointed members are from the agriculture, water utility, power utility, industrial, recreation, and environmental stakeholder groups. The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is the lead agency. Brown and Caldwell (BC) and JD Solomon Inc are teamed to facilitate and draft the plan. JD Solomon is the lead facilitator for the effort.
JD Solomon will speak on "Communicating Asset Management" at the Institute of Asset Management (IAM) global conference. The Institute of Asset Management is a UK-based not-for-profit professional organization that is instrumental in developing and supporting the international standard ISO 55000 for asset management. The IAM Global Conference 2023 is taking place virtually on June 14-15, 2023. More information and registration can be found here.
Eight Ways to Make Your Presentations Accessible and Inclusive – Thursday, May 18
Making your presentations more accessible and inclusive saves time and improves quality. JD Solomon will show eight cool ways to do it, plus how he fits the techniques into an overall communication process. Join us for this hands-on free webinar.
How Technical Professionals Can Improve Their Facilitation Skills - Fri, June 23
Technical professionals are often asked to facilitate groups and activities with little or no training. Some of these activities include root cause analysis, failure modes and effects analysis, asset management initiatives, capital project prioritization, business cases, and master plans. This free webinar will overview the essentials for moving your facilitation from good to great.
Provided by Communicating with FINESSE
Communication and Facilitation Training
These half-day or full-day training events fill a gap in the knowledge and experience of many technical professionals who are asked to communicate to business leaders or solve problems with high levels of complexity and uncertainty.
The training is team-based. Current examples of troublesome issues are used to enhance learning and provide a tangible outcome from the training. We are currently booking events for the second half of 2023.
JD Solomon's New Book
Facilitating with FINESSE is in the final editing phase. The book provides approaches and tips for ten different types of facilitation. The official release date is May 31, 2023.