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Our Programs

Professional and Personal Development
Our curriculum of programs is designed to develop leaders from the inside out.  That means we start with programs that help individuals look inside -- at what makes them "tick" -- including their individual preferences and behaviors, personal values, and more.  These personal development programs help up-and-coming and experienced leaders develop purpose and direction in their career -- and life -- and give them confidence to manage themselves and others.  Click each title for a Program Description.

     Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®) Intro to Type 
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     Building a Positive Personal Brand

                 Delivering Your Elevator Pitch (companion to Personal Brand)

     Exploring Your Personal Values

Interpersonal Communications and Working Together
Next, we offer a series of communications and professional skills courses that help individuals relate better one-on-one as a first step, and then in groups and teams.  Click each title for a Program Description.

     Managing Interpersonal Relationships (Social Styles)

     Communication 101

     Conflict Management -- Dealing with People You Can't Stand

     Making Meetings Matter

     Influence without Authority

     Global Teams:  Working Remotely

     Behavior-Based Interviewing

     The Power of Great Teams

     Planning for Success (a.k.a. Project/Time Management Lite)

     Working Through Change


Managing Others
We have a long history of training and developing first-time managers and leaders at many large organizations including GE, Bayer, UBS, Johnson & Johnson and elsewhere.  Our multi-day Essential Management Skills program covers all of the basics for front line leaders.  Optionally, individual modules in this category focus on skills specific to new managers.
  Click each title for a Program Description.

All-Inclusive Management Programs:

     Essential Management Skills

     Executive Leadership Primer

Modular Management Programs:

     Delivering Feedback Effectively


     Difficult Conversations

     GROW:  Coaching for Development

     Motivation and Recognition that Works

     Performance Management

     Managing Across Generations


Presentation Skills
Annex Learning Inc. President, Carla Fischer is a master presentation skills trainer and has extensive experience training and coaching thousands of individuals in the principles of effective platform skills.  A talented and engaging presenter herself, Carla and her team of experienced presentation skills experts, have developed a hands-on, practical classroom methodology that will change your presention style after just one program.   Private coaching sessions are also available.  Click each title for a Program Description.

     Presenting Numbers

     Presentation Delivery

     Virtual Presentations

     Presenting in Teams

     Sales Presentation Skills

Your Programs

Our team of associates are highly skilled and experienced facilitators -- each with his or her own style and areas of subject matter expertise.  We specialize in taking your internally developed course materials and delivering them with passion, energy and commitment.  Our instructors consistently receive top rankings when delivering internal courseware for our clients.