Speak Up: Using Improvisation to Succeed in Business
3

Tuesday, 3 December

6:30 8:30 pm PST

GA San Diego

2159 India St.
San Diego, CA 92101
$40 USD
Regular Ticket
$40 USD
Total
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Speak Up: Using Improvisation to Succeed in Business | December 3

Dave Collins Photo


Founder and CEO of Oak and Reeds

3

Tuesday, 3 December

6:30 8:30 pm PST

GA San Diego

2159 India St.
San Diego, CA 92101
$40 USD
Regular Ticket
$40 USD
Total
`

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

'Looking to become a better collaborator or designer? Looking to become more relaxed about all of the unknowns that can come with a career in tech? Or are you tired of books and articles and looking for a different approach to professional development? Then I highly suggest you consider taking improv classes.' - Citation

Utilizing the techniques and exercises of improv can dramatically strengthen your ability to communicate clearly and dynamically, collaborate more efficiently, and increase your creativity. In this workshop, you’ll learn to accelerate your confidence, spontaneity, leadership qualities, and much more with an introduction to improv skills.

This workshop is ideal for professionals looking to increase their confidence, communication skills, and overall trust levels amongst colleagues.

Takeaways

  • Learn how to accept change, new ideas, and failures in a productive way
  • Discover how to communicate more efficiently and build stronger, more trusting internal and client relationships
  • Improve your listening skills
  • Get more comfortable taking risks and working through uncertainty
  • Practice speaking without a script

Preparation

General Assembly (GA) is a global education company that closes skills gaps through leading-edge courses, workshops, and events in today's in-demand technology fields. We are located in over 20 cities and proud to announce San Diego as our newest home!

Want to partner with us or learn more? We would love to hear from you: sd@generalassemb.ly

About the Instructor

Dave Collins Photo

Founder and CEO of Oak and Reeds

Dave is a nationally recognized trainer, facilitator, speaker and improvisor. He is the founder and CEO of Oak and Reeds, which offers practical business training to clients including Lyft, CBRE, PayPal, the Kellogg School of Management, and more. Previously, Dave was at StubHub, where he focused on building communication strategies to improve the ticket seller experience. Prior to that, Dave was a Strategic Consultant at AECOM Strategy Plus, where he developed workplace strategy, change management and virtual collaboration services for government, technology and university clients.

Dave is also an accomplished improvisor. Along with his teammates, he won the National Collegiate Improv Tournament, has headlined shows and festivals across the country, and coached hundreds of people in the art of improvised comedy. Dave graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in Communications and currently resides in Oakland, CA with his succulents.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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