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Learn All The Ways "Lunch & Learn" Sessions Can Help Grow Your Business! with Niki Tudge

  • Friday, February 05, 2016
  • 2:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 05, 2022
  • 3:30 PM
  • Recorded Webinar


  • A discount for Doggone safe members
  • Member registration
  • This webinar is FREE during the Shock Free Coalition Pledge Drive.
    Learn how to host Lunch & Learn Session to build networks and collaboration across your area while you drive pledge signatures
  • Almost three hours of live webinars and support materials you get to keep for your own records


with Niki Tudge


PPAB 1.5, IAABC 1.5, CPDT 1.5, KPA 1.5

Creating and holding Lunch and Learn sessions are a low cost way to either train and develop colleagues and employees or develop industry referral partners for your business. Imagine having veterinary staff, groomers, pet resort management and other referral prospects as  a captive audience giving you the opportunity to inform, update, engage, educate and influence them. 

Lunch & Learn sessions are a great way  to introduce educational topics, new products, services or a simple demonstration of your skills. They are the perfect environment for a show and tell. 

This Lunch and Learn webinar will give you some  quick and useful tool so you can add Lunch & Learn sessions to your marketing plan. Lunch & Learn sessions don't just have to be about an event they can be used for networking, sharing best practices and building collaboration across small businesses.

Webinar Objectives

  • Understand what a lunch and learn session is and what they are not
  • Identify the endless possibilities for planning Lunch & Learn sessions
  • Understand the place Lunch & Learn sessions have in your marketing efforts
  • Know how to set up and break down a session
  • Understand the scope for Lunch & Learn sessions and how best to plan them
  • Be confident addressing difficult situations and people
  • Master Lunch & Learn best practices

About The Presenter


Founder & President The DogSmith, DogNostics Career Center & Pet Professional Guild. President Doggone safe

Before following her passion into her own pet business in 2002, Niki Tudge enjoyed a distinguished career in the hospitality industry holding executive positions all over the world. This extensive experience managing luxury hotels serviced by hundreds of employees and management personnel provided her with incredibly broad knowledge in every facet of business. Niki's formal education and over 20 years of practical management, leadership and employee development experience allows her a uniquely effective perspective on the right way to manage a successful business.

Niki’s professional credentials include; AABP-Professional Dog Trainer, AABP-Professional Dog Behavior Consultant, PCBC-A and PCT-A through the Pet Professional Accrediting Board and she has earned diplomas in Animal Behavior Technology and Canine Behavior Science & Technology through the Companion Animal Science Institute. Along with Niki’s business degree and MBA from Oxford Brookes University she is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, a HCITB TS1, TS2 & TS3 certified people trainer and a certified Facilitator and Project Manager.

As the founder and President of The Pet Professional Guild, DogNostics Career Center and The DogSmith, Niki has substantial leadership experience in the pet industry. She is also the President of Doggone Safe, a non-profit educational organization that focuses on education initiatives for the purpose of dog bite prevention and increased safety around dogs. Niki has published numerous articles on dog training and dog behavior and her pet dog training businesses have been featured in many publications including The New York Times.

Niki is a published author and has released the following titles People Training Skills for Pet Professionals, Get Coaching Now! Big Training in a Small Business, A Kids’ Comprehensive Guide to Speaking Dog! , A Lexicon of Practical Terms for Pet Trainers and Behavior Consultants and most recently Pet Training and Behavior Consulting: A Model for Raising the Bar to Protect Professionals, Pets and Their People. Click here to review these publications

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