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Below is a listing of the November, 2012, classes, seminars, and workshops.
STAND & DELIVER: Fast Track Presentation Skills for Speakers November 1, 2012 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; CG1-2126 Facilitator: Doug Gertner This session provides an easy to apply framework, strategies and hints for giving great speeches and presentations. Participants will: Assess their current comfort with speaking/presenting; Learn a powerful, simple structure for any speech or presentation; Review the top 3-5 skills/strategies effective/memorable speakers must have; learn key tips for successful speaking; and Practice newly learned skills, tools and strategies by giving a short speech/presentation using newly learned skills, tools and strategies.
EXCEL 2010 LEVEL 1 November 6, 2012 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: New Horizons Instructor Learn the basic functions/features of Excel 2010. Creating Basic Worksheets: User Interface and the Ribbon, Navigation Tools, Entering/Saving Data, Customizing; Performing Calculations: Basic Formulas, Calculate with Functions, Copy Formulas and Functions; Modifying Worksheets: Manipulate Data, Insert/Delete Cells, Columns, and Rows, Searching, Spell Check; Formatting: Modify Fonts, Borders, Color , Columns, Rows, Number Formats Position Cell Contents; Printing: Default Print Options, Print Options, Page Breaks; Managing Large Workbooks: Format Tabs, Manage Worksheets in a Workbook, Manage the View of Large Worksheets.
CANCELLED - CONFLICT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES: Navigating Others thru Workplace Difficulties November 6, 2012 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; CG1- South Auditorium 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. Topics: Identify appropriate intervention strategies; Assess personal responses to conflict; Examine constructive and destructive responses to conflict; Coach others in developing conflict management skills; Practice implementing a conflict facilitation model; Create a conflict action plan.
EXPORT COMPLIANCE AT UCAR November 8, 2012 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; ML-Damon Room Facilitator: Jeff Reaves The term ‘export’ takes on additional meaning when put in the context of ‘export compliance’ with regard to US government laws and regulations. Failure to comply with export regulations can carry severe civil and criminal penalties, both for the individual and UCAR. This session is intended to provide a basic understanding of the complexities of export, including physical shipments of items to international destinations, as well as transferring, transmitting, and enabling access to certain controlled hardware, software, and technical data here in the U.S. A review of various resources available to assist in determining whether or not a project, activity or collaboration requires an export license, restrictions, or possibly be prohibited by law is also discussed.
PRIVACY PROTECTION SEMINAR November 13, 2012 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm; FL2-1001 Facilitator: ECU Trainer National consumer advocate, Remar Sutton speaks about invasion of personal privacy and how to protect yourself from public use of your personal information. This session is hosted by the Elevations Credit Union. Changes in privacy: financial, health, internet and business; Difference between opt-in and opt-out; How businesses access your private information; Phishing: What it is and how to recognize Phishing scams; Identity theft and how to protect yourself; The Patriot Act and your rights.
DRUPAL TRAINING FOR CONTENT CONTRIBUTORS – TWO SESSIONS – AM & PM November 27, 2012 8:00 am – 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: Carl Wiedemann Drupal is a powerful content management system which allows you to create and maintain dynamic websites without having to know complicated coding languages. In this half-day workshop, participants will have hands-on experience to learn the basics of using Drupal to manage web content. Topics include: General Introduction to Drupal (what is a CMS?), Drupal Terminology, Creating Content, Inserting Images with IMCE, Inserting Links, Uploading Files, Inputting Formats, Publishing Options/Workflow, Reviewing Content Types (story, book, blog), Editing Content Dashboard, and Communicating with your Drupal site developers. This session is targeted to those assigned to editing and maintaining informational content on launched or ready to launch Drupal sites. At the end of this session, participants will have the knowledge to add, manage, and edit content on their Drupal websites.
DRUPAL FOR WEB DEVELOPERS November 28, 2012 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; CG2-CTTC Facilitator: Carl Wiedemann Learn to use the Drupal Content Managing System (CMS) to build dynamic, interactive websites. A CMS requires you to think differently about how you build a website. In this full-day class, participants will dive into the tools Drupal provides to web developers to build the design, structure, and functionality of a website as well as how it enables content creation for a broader variety of non-technical staff. Drupal is highly extensible via a vast offering of modules and participants will practice using some of the most useful ones on their own Drupal server, with hands-on experience creating content types, views, menus, blocks, sections, as well as customizing a theme. At the end of this class, participants will have the knowledge needed to begin building a vibrant, dynamic website in Drupal.