The Ministry of Health will host a two-day seminar for men entitled: ???Building Men for Successful Leaderships Roles in Barbados??? on Wednesday, August 26, and Thursday, August 27.
The event will bring together a cross-section of men including those who manage and lead men???s health groups in the eight polyclinics, members of male-oriented organisations and men from various ???at risk ???communities in Barbados.
The sessions will feature interactive individual and group-based activities and exercises aimed at developing specific competencies in men in the areas of personal, social and professional development.
The social and personal development component has been included in the seminar, and this will cover topics such as the relationship between manhood and leadership; effective leadership attitudes and behaviours, and communication and interpersonal skills.
The business and professional development core will cover topics such as formulating and implementing marketing and promotional strategies; youth-based advertising and marketing; sourcing financing and fund-raising solutions for men???s health groups and modern techniques for event planning and marketing.
The seminar takes place at the headquarters of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), Dayrells Road, St. Michael.