Briana Southward CNP, NNCP, BBA (Hons.)
Briana Southward is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner and Business Consultant. She has a passion for food, business, and working with others. After receiving her Honours Bachelor of Business Administration Degree at Wilfrid Laurier University, where she graduated on the Dean’s honour roll, she worked as a business strategy consultant with a boutique firm in downtown Toronto. She later attended the Institute of Holistic Nutrition and graduated with First Class Honors. Briana built a successful private practice in Toronto and loved being able to inspire her clients in the area of holistic nutrition. She is the founder of The Naked Label Inc, an online business that empowers people to be healthy and feel fabulous. She also provides business consulting and motivation for nutritionists looking to build successful practices. She is a passionate business woman with a love for online marketing and public speaking. Briana has been interviewed on NewsTalk 1010, spoke at the Run for Diabetes in Toronto, has conducted many corporate talks, and has written numerous articles for various newsletters/magazines. She is a proud member of the Institute of Holistic Nutrition Faculty where she teaches Professional Practice.
PP001 Professional Practice
This course is designed to provide the tools and skills necessary to succeed in professional practice. Practicing in health service, community, business and educational settings will be thoroughly covered. Topics include legal framework, marketing techniques, defining goals, consulting skills, time management, client relationships, building rapport, professionalism and a recap on effective communication skills.
PSD01 Professional Skills Development
This course will exemplify the effective use of communication vehicles in professional practice. Combining motivation and communication theory with an audience-centered approach, students will learn to master skills in oral and written professional communication activities.