March 15 - Transitions Meeting

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03/15/2018 - Thursday, 6:00pm8:00pm
Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center
Speaker: Matthew Moran
Topic: Becoming an Expert: Strategies & Tools

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Becoming an Expert: Strategies and Tools to Enhance Professional Credibility

There are a number of tools and strategies to expand your career by positioning yourself as an expert in your field.

In this presentation, Matthew Moran, will cover social media, blogging, traditional articles, and public speaking or workshops as possible methods for attaining the expert label.


Walk away from this interactive event knowing

  • The “Expert” Mindset: adopting the role & title. aka: Am I really an expert?
  • The humble brag and other tactful self-promotion
  • Where to find your expert content and voice
  • Overcoming fear of speaking and/or fear of exposure.
  • A plan of action: starting small and easing into the role
    … and more.


About the Speaker:

Matthew Moran is an entrepreneur, business & technology consultant, published author, and songwriter. His career has spanned many industries and organizations including: Blue Cross of California (Anthem), HealthNet, Latham & Watkins (legal), Waste Management (refuse and recycling), Maracay Homes (home building and real estate), NBC/Universal (entertainment & media), and others. He is the author of Building Your IT Career – published by Pearson. The book teaches soft-skills, communication, project management, and other high-value career strategies for IT professionals. It is used in colleges worldwide.
Matt is also a songwriter & performer. He lives in Los Angeles with his daughters, too many dogs, and whatever critter they are rescuing this week.


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Meeting Agenda:
6:00 to 6:15 PM - Registration and Networking
6:15 to 6:25 PM - Welcome Attendees, PMI Announcements
6:30 to 7:55 PM - Presentation and Discussion
7:55 to 8:00 PM - Final Announcements
8:00 PM - Adjourn


Location Information:
Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center
Rockwell Canyon Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
Room 107
$3.00 with permit from kiosk located in lot 14


$3.00 with permit from kiosk located in lot 14.  Guest parking pass will be sent via email prior to the meeting


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This event may be canceled or postponed, though all efforts will be made to avoid doing so. If canceled or postponed, notification will be made to all registrants via email.


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