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00557 Optical Engineering and Optical Instrument Design Program Information Session
Monday, August 19, 2019
12:00PM - 1:00PM 
ucidce.zoom.us

Join us for a free Webinar, and learn about our two Optics Certificate Programs designed to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals who can conceptualize, design and manufacture optical and optomechanical components, systems and instruments. You'll get information on the latest developments within optical and optomechanical systems, industry trends and more! The hands on courses in these certificate programs incorporate industry standard software to teach design from individual lenses to complete optical instruments ending with ready to go engineering drawings that can include all the optical and integrated optomechanical systems and tolerancing. We will also provide you with options for financial assistance, career planning resources, and supply you with detailed information on the content of the courses within our Optical Engineering and Optical Instrument Design Programs.

12:00PM - 1:00PM  (PDT)
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00597 To AI or Not to AI?: Determining if Artificial Intelligence (AI) Fits into your HR Strategy
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
11:00AM - 12:00PM 
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If it’s one thing human resource professionals and business leaders can count on, it’s change. With ever-changing employment laws and the newest trends to select and develop employees, it can be difficult to stay relevant in such a competitive job market. With technological advances, such as AI, businesses need to consider what can help the organization achieve its objectives efficiently, effectively, and in a way that produces desired results. In this session lead by Kathy Sullivan, you will discover what AI is, and learn about examples of how it’s helping organizations, and its people, make better decisions, improve candidate and employee experiences, and increase productivity. We’ll also explore potential risks in using AI, and strategies to determine if AI is right for your organization.

Kathleen Sullivan, M.A., SPHR, is an Organizational Development Consultant and certified Executive Coach with 25 years of experience in human resources, business consulting and leadership coaching for emotional intelligence. Her focus is on helping clients create high-performing cultures through effective organizational design and development strategies.

This webinar will include pre-registration advisement for individuals interested in UCI DCE’s fully online Human Resources Business Partner Specialized Studies Certificate Program.

11:00AM - 12:00PM  (PDT)
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00555 Getting To Know FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency)
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
12:00PM - 1:00PM 
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s mission is helping people before, during, and after disasters. FEMA coordinates the federal government's role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all domestic disasters, whether natural or man-made, including acts of terror.

12:00PM - 1:00PM  (PDT)
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00753 Evaluating Your Spa Analytics: Critique, Create, and Collaborate
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
11:00AM - 12:00PM 
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Join UCI Division of Continuing Education in welcoming Adam Estrella, Spa Director at Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach, as he presents the importance of evaluating your spa analytics and using those metrics to take immediate action to increase your business. It is vital that our business model becomes more agile for the rapid changing market place that we are facing as we enter into 2020. As the current Pacific Waters Spa Director, Adam will cover best practices he developed working at such destination spas as Montage, Elemis, The Ritz-Carlton, and Hyatt that will assist you in creating solutions for trouble areas and developing plans to collaborate with your team to address these issues. The webinar will also include pre-registration advisement for individuals interested in UCI DCE’s fully online Spa and Wellness Management Certificate Program.

11:00AM - 12:00PM  (PDT)
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00765 Paralegal Career and Program Information Session
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
6:00PM - 7:00PM 
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 3050-6

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) 3050-6
00133 Live-Online GMAT Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
4:00PM - 5:00PM 
Educational Testing Consultants

Our free GMAT 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
00134 Live-Online GMAT Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
6:00PM - 7:00PM 
Educational Testing Consultants

Our free GMAT 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
00135 Live-Online GRE Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
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
00136 Live-Online GRE Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
6:00PM - 7:00PM 
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.

6:00PM - 7:00PM  (PDT)
Educational Testing Consultants
00681 Back to the Future - Business Analysis in 2020 and Beyond!
Thursday, September 5, 2019
11:00AM - 12:00PM 
ucidce.zoom.us

As technology advances, our day-to-day lives become automated and often better because information is more easily accessible, predictable, and precise. More companies are using analytics and artificial intelligence and adopting agile practices because they know their customers’ demands are changing rapidly. These advances mean our roles as business analysts are changing. Everything from elicitation to specification to review will inevitably become automated. Please join us in welcoming Betsy Stockdale, business architect at Seilevel, as she takes us on a rapid flashback of business analysis evolution and then journeys ahead 20 years for a look at what purpose we fulfill in the business analysis realm and how we can maintain our relevance. This webinar will also include pre-registration advisement for individuals interested in UCI DCE’s fully online Business Analysis Certificate Program.

11:00AM - 12:00PM  (PDT)
ucidce.zoom.us
00308 SAT Strategy Workshop
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
6:00PM - 7:00PM 
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 2060

If you are preparing for a college, you know that success on the SAT will play a critical role in your acceptance into the college/university of your choice. At our workshop, you will get an introduction to the SAT and learn valuable test-taking strategies for this exam.

6:00PM - 7:00PM  (PDT)
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 2060
00503 Is CFP(R) Certification Worth the Time and Money?
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
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
00467 Wealth That Lasts Information Session
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
6:00PM - 7:00PM 
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 3050

The Wealth That Lasts course is designed exclusively for the unique requirements of high net worth individuals and families that want to learn more about how to build a process driven wealth management strategy based on their unique goals, values, and financial circumstances. You will learn how to block out the random "noise" of investment markets and focus on what is truly important. You will develop a personal business plan for investing and learn which responsibilities you can delegate and which you must retain. If you have questions about transitioning wealth to your next generation, you have inherited family wealth, experienced a liquidity event, or simply want to involve your spouse or other family members in managing your wealth, you should join us for this one hour informational session.

6:00PM - 7:00PM  (PDT)
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 3050
00558 Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Education Planning Session
Thursday, September 19, 2019
12:00PM - 1:00PM 
ucidce.zoom.us

Join us for a free Webinar, and learn about our newly developed Regulatory Affairs and Compliance Certificate Program designed to meet the needs for skilled professionals in both the pharma and medical device industries. Learn about the skills needed to be successful in this expanding industry and the courses we offer to assist in your expanded knowledge of the industry. Designed for those already in the industry or those seeking to transition into this growing field, this webinar will help you understand the field and how our courses can help you build marketable skills and expand your connections within this industry to help you leverage opportunities in this exciting field. We will also provide you with options for financial assistance, career planning resources, and supply you with detailed information on the content of the courses within our Certificate Program in Regulatory Affairs and Compliance.

12:00PM - 1:00PM  (PDT)
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00804 Culinary Career Information Session
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
12:00PM - 1:00PM 
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We would like to invite you to join a discussion to learn more about the culinary profession with the instructor of the program. Also, meet program staff who will introduce you to the program and help you with any questions.

12:00PM - 1:00PM  (PDT)
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00580 Esports Career Pathways (At Campus)
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
10:00AM - 2:00PM 
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 2070-9

How do you roadmap a career in gaming and esports? Join Kevin Hoang, Partnerships Account Manager at Twitch, as he shows you how he crafted his own pathway within the esports industry. Kevin will show you the many different careers that are available within the esports industry and teach you how you can achieve your own esports dream job. Please register for this section if you are planning to attend the event at our campus. If you are only planning to attend the event online, please look for the event that specifies Zoom in the title.

10:00AM - 2:00PM  (PDT)
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 2070-9
00584 Esports Career Pathways (Zoom Session)
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
10:00AM - 2:00PM 
ucidce.zoom.us

How do you roadmap a career in gaming and esports? Join Kevin Hoang, Partnerships Account Manager at Twitch, as he shows you how he crafted his own pathway within the esports industry. Kevin will show you the many different careers that are available within the esports industry and teach you how you can achieve your own esports dream job. Please register for this section if you're planning to attend the event using Zoom virtual session only.

10:00AM - 2:00PM  (PDT)
ucidce.zoom.us
00137 Live-Online GRE Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
6:00PM - 7:00PM 
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.

6:00PM - 7:00PM  (PDT)
Educational Testing Consultants
00138 Live-Online LSAT Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
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
00139 Live-Online LSAT Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
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)
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00310 GRE Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
6:00PM - 7:30PM 
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 3020

If you are preparing for a Master's or doctoral program, you know that success on the GRE will play a critical role in your acceptance into the program of your choice. At our workshop, you will get an introduction to the GRE and learn valuable test-taking strategies for the exam.

6:00PM - 7:30PM  (PDT)
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 3020
00140 Live-Online GMAT Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
4:00PM - 5:00PM 
Educational Testing Consultants

Our free GMAT 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
00312 LSAT Strategy Workshop
Thursday, October 3, 2019
6:00PM - 7:30PM 
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 3020

If you are preparing for law school, you know that success on the LSAT will play a critical role in your acceptance into the school of your choice. At our workshop, you will get an introduction to the LSAT and learn valuable test-taking strategies for this exam.

6:00PM - 7:30PM  (PDT)
Continuing Education 1 (Bldg 8) 3020
00141 Live-Online GRE Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
6:00PM - 7:00PM 
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.

6:00PM - 7:00PM  (PDT)
Educational Testing Consultants
00528 Effective Communication: Your Key to Success in Independent Educational Consulting
Monday, October 28, 2019
11:00AM - 12:00PM 
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In today’s highly charged and very competitive admissions climate, consultants need a toolbox of strategies to deal with student and parental anxiety. In this webinar, Judy Berg from Judith Berg Associates and Steve Antonoff from Antonoff Associates, Inc. will explore various techniques to enhance communication during the counseling process. Topics covered will include how to refine skills in non-verbal communication, active listening, defining goals, reframing and understanding the importance of context. Using these techniques can improve the counseling atmosphere and ultimately the outcome. We will also discuss barriers to successful communication. Both new and seasoned consultants can use these strategies to create a calmer and more positive counseling environment. This webinar will 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
00568 Data, Learning, and the Learning Record Store
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
8:30AM - 9:30AM 
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This webinar will introduce the notion of a 'Learning Record Store', or LRS, and offer input and advice as to the potential value that such a tool may offer to students and educators alike. Please join UCI Division of Continuing Education in welcoming Ben Betts, Chief Product Officer at Learning Pool, to explore the opportunities afforded to educators by aggregating learning experience data into a single source of record, using a common, open format known as the 'Experience API'. We will investigate the role of Learning Analytics, including its role in improving student outcomes and look at opportunities to proactively influence learning design. We will investigate advanced topics, such as text analytics, to understand better how students interact with more modern, social digital learning initiatives. This webinar will include pre-registration advisement for individuals interested in UCI DCE’s fully online E-Learning Instructional Design Certificate Program.

8:30AM - 9:30AM  (PDT)
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00142 Live-Online GRE Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
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
00143 Live-Online GRE Strategy Workshop
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
6:00PM - 7:00PM 
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.

6:00PM - 7:00PM  (PDT)
Educational Testing Consultants


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(2019, Fall)