Personal Empowerment Seminars

January 11, 2012

Business Bermuda will be hosting a line-up of Personal Empowerment Seminars for 2012. Kicking off the series tomorrow [Jan.12] at 12:30 pm, is “Think Education Ends With a Degree?” Dr. Janet Ferguson, Executive Director of the Seniors’ Learning Centre at Bermuda College will explain the value of lifelong learning.

“Education is more than a degree. Come and explore why we must commit to life-long learning in order to negotiate the complex demands of Bermuda’s 21st century world of work,” urges Dr. Ferguson.

“Business Bermuda’s Local Awareness Committee has done an excellent job of following the very popular 2011 luncheon seminar series with a more impressive line up of topics and speakers for 2012,” says Cheryl Packwood, CEO of Business Bermuda.

“From professors to business executives, 2012′s seminars promise to be exciting and informative and, as always, complementary for anyone who chooses to attend.”

February 16th brings the greatly anticipated Part II of Dr. Clarence Maxwell’s presentation on The Contradictory Lives of Enslaved Black Capitalists of the 1600-1700s. In recognition of Black History Month, Dr, Maxwell will continue to explore the dual lives many entrepreneurial slaves led.

Other upcoming seminars include: Financial Wellness: Practical advice for weathering a recession, presented by Ms. Paula Marshall, Senior Business Development Manager at HSBC on March 1st; Investing for Retirement: The importance of understanding your pension plan, presented by Mr. James Leman, Vice President of Group Employee Benefits at Freisenbruch-Meyer Group on April 12th; What You Don’t See Might Hurt You: That’s why there’s insurance – property, life, and health, presented by BF&M Insurance on May 10th; and I’ve Got the Job; Now What?: Personal sustainability in the global economy, presented by Mr. Cordell Riley, Managing Director of Profiles Bermuda on June 7th.

As spaces tend to fill quickly, Business Bermuda encourages anyone interested to register ahead of time. For more information or to register, visit www.businessbermuda.org/seminars, email Carmen@businessbermuda.org, or call Business Bermuda’s office at 292-0632.

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