Corporate training

The contribution I can bring to companies and organizations, is enhancing communication in all forms: personal, team and media-based. I do this offering an applied introduction to the dynamics of communication along with an understanding of media impact on personal and organizational communication. I usually prefer a case-based or project-based approach with small groups, in order to foster active discussion and discuss/challenge/revise established practices. I teach in Italian, English or Spanish.

2017

Teaching with case studies, 2h workshop on case-based teaching at the Business School of the Fachhochschule Nordwest Schweiz (FHNW) in Olten.

Communication with clients, 2-day case-based education course for OCST employees in Lugano. With seed+ and Well@Work.

2016

Effective meetings, 2-day continuing education course for SUPSI-DEASS in Lugano.

2014

Organizational development training with OCST in Lugano, Switzerland, focusing on communication, human-resource management and internal development. With Well@work (ongoing since 2008, with different courses and events).

2013

Effective presentations. Continuing education course for RSI (1 day)

Social media and web promotion. Continuing education course for SUPSI (3 days)

2010

Motivational training of 100 employees of OCST (Cristian Union in Ticino) in (with seed, in collaboration with Well@work, Italy).

1-day team building for a team within Alpiq, with an experiential learning approach exploiting high-class cuisine (with seed, in collaboration with chef Mattia Salinitro).

2008

Training program in effective communication for OCST Union workers (2 days, with seed).

Teacher training course to 12 teachers of the Istituto Sant’Angelo di Loverciano, for children with special needs, about teaching using narrative and technologies (30 hours, with seed).

Continuing education course Using visuals in corporate life for the SUPSI – University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (2 days)

2007

Training program in Effective Personal Communication for the OCST Union (5 full days, 2 editions, with seed).

Corporate training session in Team Communication for the UNIA Ticino Swiss Union (half-day).

Continuing education course in Team Communication for the SUPSI University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (3 evenings).

Continuing education course in Web Communication Strategies for the SUPSI University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (3 half-days).

Continuing education course in Using visuals in corporate life for the SUPSI – University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (3 days).

Vocational training sessions in Communication and Team work for Cometa Formazione (1.5 days).

2006

Continuing education course in instructional design and e-learning for the staff of Cometa Formazione, an Italian non profit organization.

Continuing education course in Using visuals in corporate life for the SUPSI University of Applied Sciences of Southern Switzerland (3 days).

Co-design and development with Francesca Paglia of the marketing plan for the modular office furnishing set pianolibero (website)

2004

Series of courses in electronic communication, instructional design, informatics, and office automation for several institutions and firms, among which I.Re.F. Istituto Regionale Lombardo per la Formazione dei dipendenti pubblici.

Corporate training in Effective communication and new media for Helsinn Healthcare Management, Switzerland (2 days).

Organization and promotion of Iniziativa Lavoro, a seminar program for people interested in understanding their work in the framework of the Church’s social teachings. Development of the program website and promotional flyer.

Collaboration with Edit4, a multimedia publishing company http://www.edit4.it, as database designer and Web application programmer. Among the projects, a learning application for the Italian publishers Le Monnier (web-based + CD-rom) and De Agostini, and for Edufamily, http://www.edufamily.org (since 2000, 4 years).

2003

Instructor in a workshop on Instructional Design at DE&T, UBC, Vancouver, Canada (5 days).

Collaboration with ISPFP (Istituto Svizzero di Pedagogia per la Formazione Professionale, Lugano) for the WPM – Web Project Manager continuing education course as instructor and project coach (since 2002, two editions).

Design and implementation of an online survey system for a demoscopic research at the University of Lugano.

2002

Instructor in a continuing education course in Instructional Design at the SUPSI (1 day).

Information technology consultance at I.Re.F. Istituto Regionale Lombardo per la Formazione dei dipendenti pubblici, (since September 2000, 2 years).

Design, implementation and maintenance of the administrative web database of the University of Lugano (with Oracle 8i and PHP), a completely online data management tool specifically designed for the university’s institutional information needs (since September 2000, 2 years. the system was used until 2006!!).

Webmaster for the NewMine doctoral school (since September 2000, 2 years).

2001

Intranet development consultant for CIBA SC Corporate Basel (Intranet re-launch workshop).

Several small modules on educational technolgies, learning styles and eLearning at the University of Lugano.

2000

Web design instructor in the internship of a MURST Master held in Vienna, University of Technologies (3 weeks).

Tutor in the internship of in a MURST Master course held in Vienna, University of Technologies (2 months).

1999

Design and implementation of the first website of the University of Lugano (now replaced).

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