How to deal with a difficult boss

“Life is like a box of chocolates.  You never know what you’re gonna get.” — Forest Gump (1994)

Bosses come in all shapes and sizes – some good, some bad.  But what should you do if you encounter a difficult boss?  Come to September 26’s CPAC Professionals Day and attend this workshop:

How to Deal with a Difficult Boss                            

Speaker: Francis Lau

In this session, Francis will share his experience about identifying different management styles and personalities, explore effective communication strategies, and provide a 7-step process for managing a difficult boss.  Participants will be asked to share their experience and be given pointers on how to best maintain a productive relationship when there is conflict.

Francis Lau is a Portfolio Manager at Vantage Asset Management, a Toronto-based long/short hedge fund.  Prior to joining Vantage, Francis worked at BMO Capital Markets as an investment banker.  Francis holds a BMath from University of Waterloo and is a CFA charter holder.

(Note: Please check on the day of Professionals Day for the exact content of workshops)


About CPAC Professionals Day 2015

The free event will present an exciting lineup of speakers, employers and service providers designed to assist internationally trained professionals in their search for successful careers in Canada. The one-day event features a success panel and eight breakout sessions on various career related topics ranging from honing interview skills to managing conflicts in the workplace. With CPAC combining the Professionals Day with their young professionals division (Enlight)’s Encounter Career Development Conference this year, the event will have a selection of workshops for both young and seasoned professionals.

Free admission & Lunch is provided with prior registration! Online Registration:

Details of the event are as follows:

Date:   Saturday, September 26, 2015

Time:  10:00am – 4:00pm

Location:  Armenian Youth Centre (50 Hallcrown Place, Toronto, ON M2J 1P6)

Enquiries:  416-298-7885 Ext. 101


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