Administrative Professionals Training Day, October 31

          The College of Southern Maryland will hold a one-day conference for administrative professions who want to gain skills while networking with peers, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 31 at the La Plata Campus.

          The day will include breakfast, lunch, workshops and a keynote by CSM Assistant Director of Recruitment, Nellie Pharr-Maletta on assertive communication skills. Topics discussed will include making yourself more valuable to your boss and organization.

“This will be a wonderful opportunity for administrative professionals to gather, learn from experts and network with each other,” said Pharr-Maletta on what to expect from the day. “Administrative professionals are the heartbeat of every company and their levels of preparation and professionalism impact their companies.”

             The conference tracks of this one-day event will include: “How to Work Well With Others: Even Those You Can’t Stand”; “Enhancing your Professional Image”; “Understanding and Using Body Language” and “Exercise, Health, and Nutrition.”

Cost for the workshop is $128 and groups of 10 or more receive a discount rate of $99. Register by Oct. 23 online at  using course section No. BUS-9720-105722 for Administrative Best Practices.

For information, contact Linda Schleip at 301-934-7548 or