UNC School of Government

Making a Powerful First Impression (Engaging Women in Public Service)

Available dates

This course has no confirmed dates in the future. Subscribe to be notified when it is offered.

About the course

The UNC School of Government invites you to attend a workshop on "Making a Powerful First Impression." Topics include the handshake, eye contact, introducing yourself, and the effective elevator pitch. Joy Javits, president of In The Public Eye, will teach small group sessions designed to provide one-on-one feedback in an intimate setting. Registration is limited to 30 attendees (10 per session) and will be made on a first-come first-served basis. Sessions will be held from 10:00 am-12:00 pm, 12:30-2:30 pm, and 3:00-5:00 pm. Please sign up for one of these sessions.

Times for this course are:

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Topics - Local and State Government

  • Human Resources
  • Leadership and Management
  • Leadership Development

Who should attend

  • Public Officials - Local and State Government Roles
  • City and County Managers
  • Managers and Supervisors
  • Department Heads
  • Supervisors

Trust the experts

Margaret Henderson

Margaret Henderson joined the School of Government in 1999. Her current responsibilities includes teaching in the School’s MPA program, working with the School’s effort in Engaging Women in Public Service, and assisting NC communities to address human trafficking, through Project No Rest, housed ...


Course reviews