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00655 Is CFP(R) Certification Worth the Time and Money?
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
12:00PM - 12:45PM 
ucidce.zoom.us

Join us live via Zoom as Ryan Hook, MBA, CFP® discusses the value of earning (or obtaining) your CFP designation to create new opportunities with your current clients and prospects as well as help advance your own career. Ryan serves as a Private Wealth Manager at Creative Planning, Inc., the #1 ranked Independent Wealth Management Firm according to Forbes, Barron's and CNBC, and is an instructor at UCI DCE's Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program.

12:00PM - 12:45PM  (PDT)
ucidce.zoom.us
00764 HR Information Systems (HRIS): The Key to Organizational Success
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
11:00AM - 12:00PM 
ucidce.zoom.us

Human Resources has evolved into a more strategic division of today’s corporations, and information systems have advanced as well in order to keep up. Join us for a free webinar featuring Howard Swerdloff, Technology Solution Professional on the US Health and Life Science team at Microsoft. He will explore the HR maturity model as applied to Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS). Learn where software fits within strategic HR initiatives and how it can benefit your organization. After defining what HRIS really is, examine some of its capabilities, things to look for, and a few of the key players in the current market.

11:00AM - 12:00PM  (PDT)
ucidce.zoom.us
00804 PMI-OC Mid Year Strategy Planning Workshop
Saturday, August 25, 2018
7:30AM - 12:00PM 
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 2070

PMI-OC Mid Year Strategy Planning Workshop

7:30AM - 12:00PM  (PDT)
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 2070
00767 Building on Your Strengths
Monday, August 27, 2018
11:00AM - 12:00PM 
ucidce.zoom.us

Every organization has its strengths. What are yours? Leading non-profit executives Susan B. Parks, President and CEO, Orange County United Way and Sergio Contreras, Senior Director, Education and Healthy Schools, Orange County United Way will share expert tips and best practices for leveraging organizational assets. Learn how to identify community gaps and build the internal capacity to strategically leverage organizational strengths and partnerships to increase impact. Explore a case study on Youth Career Connections (YCC), one of Orange County United Way’s newest educational programs, and discover what you can achieve as an organization when you build on your strengths and continuously strive for excellence through a mission-driven approach. The webinar will also include pre-registration advisement for individuals interested in UCI Division of Continuing Education’s fully online Nonprofit Management Specialized Studies Program.

11:00AM - 12:00PM  (PDT)
ucidce.zoom.us
00763 The New Wellness Industry: Looking Into 2020 and Beyond
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
11:00AM - 12:00PM 
ucidce.zoom.us

The Wellness Industry was a $3.7 trillion Industry in 2015, which has been on a steady upward growth track year over year. This growth is mainly because we live in a world that is so hungry for stress relief, human touch and to feel like we’ve made a difference. Please join UCI Division of Continuing Education in welcoming Julie Pankey from JMPankey Partners, LLC as she shares about each segment of the wellness industry so you can easily integrate your spa services and create wellness specific programs. Wellness is in demand and you will leave this webinar with a tool kit to develop a marketing plan for your spa business to capture more revenue and help make the difference you’d like to see in our world. Join us for an informative webinar as we introduce to you the newly revised Spa and Wellness Management Certificate Program! Now shorter in length – just four online courses that can be completed in as few as six months – the updated program will give you the real-world knowledge and skills you need for success in this ever-evolving industry.

11:00AM - 12:00PM  (PDT)
ucidce.zoom.us
00806 Web Design Program Information Session
Thursday, August 30, 2018
11:30AM - 12:30PM 
ucidce.zoom.us

Join UCI DCE in this free informational session regarding the newly updated Web Design Certificate Program. The field of Web Design has changed drastically over the past year. With new tools available to help companies leverage an understanding of customer and user experience, user-centered design is an essential aspect of web design. Organizations are seeking professionals that can combine this unique knowledge of user-centered design with technical skills. This webinar will cover information on the updated program curriculum, design tools used throughout the program, and planned course offerings. This certificate is ideal for current graphic designers, web analysts, user interface designers, and web administrators but anyone who is considering switching careers to web design will benefit. This webinar will include pre-registration recommendations for individuals interested in UCI DCE’s fully online Web Design Certificate Program.

11:30AM - 12:30PM  (PDT)
ucidce.zoom.us
00745 Helping Students Reduce Test Anxiety
Monday, September 10, 2018
11:00AM - 12:00PM 
ucidce.zoom.us

Did you know that sixty percent of high school students report feeling some test anxiety, and nearly a quarter of students regularly experience test anxiety? For some students, this test-related anxiety can have a substantial negative effect on their academic performance and college admissions testing outcomes. What role can you play in helping your students manage their anxiety? How can you help? Please join UCI Division of Continuing Education in welcoming Jed Applerouth, PhD, as he explores how test anxiety affects students and practical methods for helping your clients address and alleviate test anxiety. By the end of this webinar, you will have a clear understanding of the causes of anxiety and insights into different techniques and resources you can suggest to your students. The webinar will also include pre-registration advisement for individuals interested in UCI DCE’s fully online Independent Educational Consultant Certificate Program.

11:00AM - 12:00PM  (PDT)
ucidce.zoom.us
00564 Paralegal Career and Program Information Session
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
6:00PM - 7:00PM 
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 2070

As you explore a new career as a paralegal, we'd like to invite you to join our panel of seasoned paralegals to learn more about their careers and the experiences that led them to where they are today. Also, meet program staff who will a introduce you to the program requirements, discuss the flexible course options, and help you with any questions.

6:00PM - 7:00PM  (PDT)
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 2070
00437 Top 10 Reasons Why Technical Professionals Should Get Quality Engineering (CQE) Training
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
11:30AM - 12:30PM 
ucidce.zoom.us

Please join our UCI Continuing Education sponsored webinar on the “Top 10 reasons why Technical Professionals Should Get Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) Training”. CQE training is a collection of proven Industry Best Practices and Scientific Methods used by professionals to ensure that products and services are of the highest quality while controlling costs. This webinar will describe the CQE Body of Knowledge (BoK) and the many benefits of this training for technical professionals, including becoming ASQ Certified. Bottom line: This is the real world workplace knowledge that all technical professionals in the Healthcare Industries must have and all other technical professionals should have.

11:30AM - 12:30PM  (PDT)
ucidce.zoom.us
00805 PMI-OC New Membership Orientation
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
5:00PM - 9:00PM 
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 3050-6

PMI-OC New Membership Orientation

5:00PM - 9:00PM  (PDT)
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 3050-6
00541 Live-Online LSAT Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
4:00PM - 5:00PM 
Educational Testing Consultants

Our free LSAT strategy workshop offers you an introduction to the exam and provides valuable tips and tricks for studying. The workshop focuses on test mechanics, including test administration and scoring, and provide you with ideas about preparing for the exam, either on your own or through a prep course like ours.

4:00PM - 5:00PM  (PDT)
Educational Testing Consultants
00542 Live-Online LSAT Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
6:00PM - 7:00PM 
Educational Testing Consultants

Our free LSAT strategy workshop offers you an introduction to the exam and provides valuable tips and tricks for studying. The workshop focuses on test mechanics, including test administration and scoring, and provide you with ideas about preparing for the exam, either on your own or through a prep course like ours.

6:00PM - 7:00PM  (PDT)
Educational Testing Consultants
00556 PMI-OC New Membership Orientation
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
5:00PM - 9:00PM 
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 2070-8

PMI-OC New Membership Orientation

5:00PM - 9:00PM  (PDT)
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 2070-8
00540 Live-Online GRE Strategy Workshop
Thursday, November 15, 2018
4:00PM - 5:00PM 
Educational Testing Consultants

Our free GRE strategy workshop offers you an introduction to the exam and provides valuable tips and tricks for studying. The workshop focuses on test mechanics, including test administration and scoring, and provide you with ideas about preparing for the exam, either on your own or through a prep course like ours.

4:00PM - 5:00PM  (PDT)
Educational Testing Consultants
00543 Live-Online LSAT Strategy Workshop
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
4:00PM - 5:00PM 
Educational Testing Consultants

Our free LSAT strategy workshop offers you an introduction to the exam and provides valuable tips and tricks for studying. The workshop focuses on test mechanics, including test administration and scoring, and provide you with ideas about preparing for the exam, either on your own or through a prep course like ours.

4:00PM - 5:00PM  (PDT)
Educational Testing Consultants


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(2018, Fall)