Workshop at WCU to combine business strategy, storytelling

Nov 12, 2013

CULLOWHEE – “Telling Your Story,” a workshop that combines business management, marketing, entrepreneurial activity and economic strategies with the art of storytelling, will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, by Western Carolina University’s Office of Continuing and Professional Education.

Participants will learn how storytelling is one of the most important tools that entrepreneurs and nonprofit managers have at their disposal. The workshop in the Cordelia Camp Building will emphasize participant interaction, and assignments and activities will be designed to strengthen students’ researching, reading, presenting, communication and writing skills.

The workshop will be led by Tim Hall, director of the Storytelling Center in Bryson City, who has been involved in theater, writing and storytelling for more than 50 years.

The workshop cost of $59 includes a networking lunch. For more information or to register, go to learn.wcu.edu and click on “Professional Development” or call 828-227-7397.

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