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Redwood City Offers Seminars, Training, and Classes to Public

Redwood City, CA -  January 15, 2004 - Redwood City invites members of the community to join its employees for a variety of valuable professional seminars, trainings, and development classes. These are top-quality, inexpensive, and conveniently-located training programs that will provide skills, tools, and enrichment to participants. They also give members of the community a chance to meet City employees as they go through the courses together.

Some classes are provided by our partner, Sequoia Adult School, and others are offered directly through the City. Community members interested in participating in any of these exceptional courses can contact Sophie Oberstein, Redwood City Employee Development Manager at 780-5956 for details and a full description of all available courses. Information is also available by going to and clicking on “Training and Development.”

Here are some of the training courses that are available to members of the community through the City’s program:

  • The Skill of Self-Marketing
  • Business Writing
  • Effective Meetings
  • Introduction to Spanish Conversation
  • Learn Excel, Power Point, or Outlook
  • Providing Feedback
  • Active Listening
  • CityTalk Toastmasters

The Redwood City Department of Human Resources staff is committed to enthusiastically providing its internal and external customers with quality human resources products and services that directly address their needs, with results that exceed their expectations.

Visit Redwood City’s website at for information about the City and its services, the community, recreation programs, education, and City government.

Contact: Sophie Oberstein
Employee Development Manager
(650) 780-5956



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