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Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Attending A Seminar

Dear Me,

I did really request that I be allowed to attend seminars (since most of the time I am the one arranging/organizing them) and trainings outside the office to enhance my skills and knowledge. Trainings that concern my job and seminars that relate to what I do. Meaning, if I am in project management, I will be allowed to acquire new skills in project management or if I am in research, I should be attending trainings in various research techniques. Since I am back in project management, I requested that I also be allowed to attend seminars being attended by research staff (not actually pertaining to research style/techniques but more like topics on WTO, free trade agreements, tariff adjustments and other economic blah blah blahs) if and only if, I
don't have any ongoing project implementation projects (which are during the months of April, May, June and sometimes August).

I am not really asking a lot (do you think so?) since I am sure that I am not only the one benefiting from this. They can expect a much better, efficient, effective job from me from that. Besides, I usually get invitations or can search for seminars/trainings offered for free if they are worrying over the damned costs.

Funny that I am expected to attend this technical seminar next month and the bad thing is, it is way too technical. I already told TI about the pros and cons of attending this seminar. Based in the programme, I can only relate about the topic for an hour and the rest, I will only be listening to the mumbo-jumbo of technical jargons. Sheesh. Some people can be so outrightly literal. People! I want to attend a seminar where I can definitely relate and learn something. I am not an engineering person. It will take me months to learn your terms and be able to explain it well.

To cut the chase, I will still be attending it.

Now, I am working with Google to look for those jargons buzzing in my ears. Bummer.

6 comments:

  1. ngek. ano ba yan? pero baka gusto nilang gawing IT person jan, promotion yun :D

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  2. [jary] - the word promotion here is non-existent.

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  3. i feel like attending seminar is like studying... maybe it is kinda fun to gain some fresh kowledge by attending seminar. same goes to studies. now i wish i can attend some other classes to gain more knowledge rather than doing the same thing everyday

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  4. [jerine] - i look forward in attending seminars because it's always satisfying to learn new things...gaining more knowledge, so to speak...

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  5. yup, pero mahirap kung nde ka makarelate sa topic, ala ka ring mage-gain, heheheh

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  6. [jawee] - you're right. ayan, i have to make my own research. chaka!

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