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EOD April 2011 Classes, Seminars, Workshops

Below you will find the April offerings of classes, seminars and training available.

NOTE: THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELED.                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
INTERVIEWING SKILLS FOR HIRING SUPERVISORS
April 5, 2011
10:00 am – 12:00 pm; CG1-2126

NOTE: THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELED.                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
FIREWORKS CS5 LEVEL 1 (2 day class)

April 7 & 8, 2011
8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC

TECHNICAL WRITING FOR THE REAL WORLD
April 7, 2011
8:30 am – 12:00 pm; CG1-2126
Facilitator: Janet Arrowood
Learn the basic keys of successful technical writing, which are: build an outline, follow it, and know your audience.

INVESTING BASICS 101:  Strategies for a Profitable Portfolio (LL Seminar)
April 12, 2011
11:30 am – 1:00 pm; FL2-1001
Facilitator: Mitzi Nicoletti
Investing in financial markets can be a valuable strategy in your financial planning portfolio. But with so much information and options to choose from, how do you know where or how to start? In this seminar you'll learn about some of basic investing tools, strategies and resources to help you.

DREAMWEAVER CS5 Level 2 (2 day class)
April 13 & 14, 2011
8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC
Facilitator: New Horizons Trainer
Learn to develop professional-looking web pages

WRITE IT RIGHT: Proofreading & Editing Tools & Strategies
April 13, 2011
9:00 am – 4:00 pm; FL2-1003
Facilitator: Martha Faulk
Participants will learn to recognize and repair errors in business documents of all kinds. Learn how to prevent embarrassing errors in word choice, sentences and formats, punctuation and grammar.

NOTE: THIS CLASS HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO 4/25/11, FROM 10AM-12PM, IN CG1-2126                                                                                                                CLASSIFICATION/RECLASSIFICATION: Making Sense of the compensation process
April 14, 2011
10:00 am – 12:00 pm; CG4-2020
Facilitator: Delaine Orendorff, HR
Overview of UCAR’s job classification and compensation system and procedures. What is compensation? Legal requirements (EEOC, Affirmative Action); UCAR’s Policies and Procedures, Salary Surveys, Labor Markets, UCAR’s Salary Ranges, Compa Ratio, Position Matrices, Pricing Jobs, Job Descriptions, Reclassifications, Incentives and Awards

ORGANIZE YOUR DESK, EMAIL, AND TIME WORKSHOP
April 14, 2011
9:00 am – 11:30 am; FL2-Auditorium
Facilitator: Laura Stack
This workshop offers scores of new tips and techniques for bringing order into your life, personally and professionally, to help you stay on top of it all! Workshop Objectives: Understand the difference between being “tidy” and “organized.” Learn the crucial brain shifts you must make to be organized in today’s workplace. Take a quiz to determine if you’re a “paper” or an “electronic” person.

CPR CERTIFICATION (MERT and Field Campaign Staff Only)
April 14, 2011
10:00 am – 5:00 pm; FL2-1003
Facilitator: Mike Grosshans
Review and practice basic CPR techniques and first aid skills and how to use them in real life emergency situations. UCAR’s MERT (Medical Emergency Response Team) members will also learn how to work on a team that provides emergency care until 911 Emergency Medical Services arrive.

ILLUSTRATOR CS5 LEVEL 2 (2 day class)
April 18 & 19, 2011
8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC
Facilitator: New Horizons Trainer
Learn to create more complex illustrations. Pre-requisites: Illustrator Level 1 or equivalent experience.       

CONFLICT STRATEGIES: Navigating Others through Workplace Difficulties
April 18, 2011
9:00 am – 4:00 pm; ML-Damon
Facilitator: Jennifer York
One of the most critical and demanding elements of a supervisor, manager or team lead's role is assisting others in the resolution of conflict. In this session participants will learn to recognize when intervention may be necessary, explore a variety of conflict intervention strategies and how to apply critical conflict management tools to help others.

NAVIGATING THE CHALLENGES OF CHANGE W/O GETTING LOST: Strategies for Supervisors
April 20, 2011
9:00 am – 4:00 pm; FL2-1003
Facilitator: Lisa Barbeau
Topics include: Differentiate between change and transition; Understand primary emotions, behaviors and action steps of each phase of the transition model; Build skills for resiliency; Understand what people need as they move through change; Develop a plan of action to help yourself and others successfully manage the change process.

VISAS 101: Tips, Tools & Guidelines for Assisting Your Foreign Visitors
April 21, 2011
10:00 am – 12:00 pm; FL2-1001
Facilitator: Shonna Montoya
In this dynamic seminar, participants will learn basic information, guidelines, helpful tools and resources to assist in bringing foreign nationals to visit or work within their programs. This is a great refresher and update for those already familiar with the visa process, and a wonderful resource for admin staff new to the world of visas

PHP PROGRAMMING BASICS (4 day class)
April 25, 26, 27, 28, 2011
9:00 am – 4:00 pm; CG2-CTTC
Facilitator: New Horizons Trainer
Learn to create database-driven websites using PHP to create sophisticated, efficient and easily managed websites.

BUSINESS ETHICS: What every employee needs to know
April 26, 2011
10:00 am – 12:00 pm; CG4-2020
Facilitator: Katy Schmoll
This seminar reviews the UCAR Ethics program, with its guidelines and associated policies and procedures, provides a framework for behavior expectations of all UCAR staff. (UCAR Ethics Program: http://www.fin.ucar.edu/ethics/index.html.) Review UCAR policies and procedures: Ethical Conduct, Conflict of Interest, Lobbying, Fraud, Research Misconduct, Investigator Financial Disclosure for Officers & Trustees.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT FUNDAMENTALS (2.5 day class)
April 27 & April 28, 2011 full days; April 29, 2011 half day
full day - 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; FL1-Atrium
half day – 9:00am – 12pm; FL1-Atrium
Participants will learn basic knowledge and skills to plan, execute, monitor, control and complete successful projects. Small team work will provide opportunities to practice by working on a current project, or using a practice project.

NOTE:  THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELED.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
SAFETY TRAINING FOR SUPERVISORS OF LAB/SHOP/MAINTENANCE WORKERS
April 28, 2011
1:30pm – 3:30 pm; ML-Chapman

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Betty
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Announcement duration
Start: 
Monday, March 28, 2011
End: 
Saturday, April 2, 2011