EOD March Classes, Seminars, Workshops

Below is a listing of the classes, seminars, and workshops offered for the month of March, 2013.

Workplace Harassment Awareness Seminar
March 7, 2013
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm; FL2-1001
Facilitator:  Chuck Passaglia

Overview of the rights of employees to be free from all forms of unlawful harassment in the workplace. Particular emphasis on legal implications and UCAR policies in the areas of sexual harassment, intimidation, bullying, workplace respect, conduct in the workplace, preventing and reporting any form of workplace harassment.

Pre-Retirement Planning (L/L) Seminar Series (>50) Session 1
March 8, 2013
11:30 am – 1:30 pm; FL2-1001
Facilitator:  Jane Gilmore

This free seminar series is presented by the Pre-Retirement Planning Institute, Inc., a non-profit organization specializing in financial planning and pre-retirement counseling services.. Session Module 1: Learn about UCAR's retirement benefits including the TIAA-CREF retirement program and how to maximize their value. Session

Excel 2010 Charts and Pivot Tables
March 14, 2013
8:00 am – 12:00 pm; CG2-CTTC
Facilitator:  New Horizons Trainer

Learn to better analyze and visually display your data using Excel Pivot Tables and Charts. This course covers extensive techniques, tips and shortcuts for using these powerful, but underutilized, Excel tools. Outline - PIVOT TABLES: Creating, Sorting and Filtering data, Formatting Styles, Numbers, and Layouts, Grouping Data, Comparison and Total Options, Calculated Fields and Items, Combining Multiple Data Sources, Conditional Formatting PivotCharts. CHARTS: Creating, Modifying Design, Layout and Format, Creating Charts from Non-Consecutive Data, Drop-lines, Axis Formatting, Replacing Chart Series with Pictures or Shapes, Analysis Tools, Trending Tools, Using Secondary Axis, Highlighting Relationships Differences with Charts, and Combining Two Charts into One.

Excel 2010 Formulas and Functions
March 14, 2013
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm; CG2-CTTC
Facilitator:  New Horizons Trainer

There are literally hundreds of different kinds of formulas and functions to use in Excel, this session explores different formulas and functions available in Excel to make your spreadsheets/reports even more powerful and robust. The focus is on cross-functional functions that can be used across all types of business to improve spreadsheet performance and business productivity.

Pre-Retirement Planning (L/L) Seminar Series (>50) Session 2
March 15, 2013
11:30 am  – 1:30 pm; FL2-1001
Facilitator:  Jane Gilmore

This free seminar series is presented by the Pre-Retirement Planning Institute, Inc., a non-profit organization specializing in financial planning and pre-retirement counseling services. Session Module 2:  Understand the ins/outs of Social Security and Medicare benefits to best meet your needs.

Time and Priority Management
March 20, 2013
9:00 am – 4:00 pm; FLA-2205
Facilitator:  Doug Gertner

Learn to recognize where time goes, identify time wasters that consume your day and affect your performance, develop strategies to quickly prioritize tasks and activities, and learn new tools for improved organization skills. Topics: Use Time Management tools to lead and model a more balanced life; Delegation skills to gain control of your day; Discover how to move from crisis management and putting out fires, to the discipline of organized and prioritized activities; Make the most of meetings with best practices, tips, and techniques, Plan and implement life balance techniques that reflect your values, Review the historical progress of time management from simply making lists, to making value-based decisions on how to spend time; Define and focus your priorities, both business and personal, Practice staying on track by planning your daily events, Redesign your day so you can restore balance in your life.

Business Ethics: What every employee should know
March 20, 2013
10:00 am – 12:00 pm; FLA-3205
Facilitator:  Katy Schmoll

Business ethics doesn't just apply to senior managers; employees at every level of UCAR have a responsibility to conduct themselves in an ethical manner. This seminar will help you approach your job with an awareness of the importance of ethics in our work setting and an understanding of what constitutes ethical behavior. Join Katy Schmoll, VP of Finance & Administration and UCAR Ethics Official, to learn more about UCAR's Ethics Program and associated policies and procedures that provide a framework for behavior expectations of all UCAR staff; discuss current case studies and real-life examples and what can be learned from them; and review some of the Federal and state laws UCAR is required to abide by as a government funded organization and how these impact the work we do. Additional information at UCAR Ethics Website: http://www.fin.ucar.edu/ethics/index.html.

Pre-Retirement Planning (L/L) Seminar Series (>50) Session 3
March 22, 2013
11:30 am – 1:30 pm; FL2-1001
Facilitator:  Jane Gilmore

This free seminar series is presented by the Pre-Retirement Planning Institute, Inc., a non-profit organization specializing in financial planning and pre-retirement counseling services. Session Module 3: Discover the different types of Investments and Estate Planning options and benefits.

Pre-Retirement Planning (L/L) Seminar Series (>50) Session 4
March 29, 2013
11:30 am – 1:30 pm; FL2-1001                                                             Facilitator:  Jane Gilmore

This free seminar series is presented by the Pre-Retirement Planning Institute, Inc., a non-profit organization specializing in financial planning and pre-retirement counseling services. Session Module 4: Know what to expect in the work-to-retirement transition and Long-Term Care needs and programs.

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Start: 
Monday, March 11, 2013
End: 
Saturday, March 16, 2013