EOD April Classes, Seminars, Workshops

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

Wills & Trusts 101: Uncommon Solutions to Common Problems (L/L Seminar)
April 2, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm; FL2-1001
Facilitator:  Laura Zavala

Planning can help you distribute your assets according to your wishes and the needs of your survivors, while minimizing taxes. Topics include: PROBATE -- What it is and how to avoid it; TRUSTS -- What they can do for you; FEES -- Review attorney & legal fees; DEATH TAXES -- What they can amount to; POWER OF ATTORNEY-- Never leave home without one!

Fire Extinguisher Training
April 3, 2013
10:00 am – 12:00 pm; FL2-1002
Facilitator:  Luis Rutledge

Learn the proper use of fire extinguisher equipment and what type of equipment should be used to extinguish different types of fires. Use different types of fire extinguishers and test abilities to extinguish an actual controlled fire in the parking lot.

CPR Certification & First Aid Training (MERT & Field Campaign Staff Only)
April 3, 2013
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm; FL2-1002
Facilitator:  Luis Rutledge

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. Completion of this workshop meets both certification and recertification requirements.

Supervisory Skills: Beyond The Basics and Situational Leadership
April 3, 2013
8:30 am – 12:00 pm; FLA-2205
Facilitator:  Evan Abbott

Participants in this program will learn to: Diagnose others' development level and choose appropriate leadership style; Know why there is no best leadership or coaching style; Learn a common language for coaching and developing others; Understand the negative impact of over/under supervision on performance and morale.

Excel 2010 Level 3
April 4, 2013
8:00 am  – 12:00 pm; CG2-CTTC
Facilitator:  New Horizons Trainer

Learn to automate common tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, collaborate and share Excel data with other applications. Streamlining Workflow: Create/Modify Macros, Conditional Formatting, Data Validation Criteria, Update Properties, Modify Default Settings; Collaborating with Others: Protect Files, Share Workbooks, Revision Tracking, Merging Workbooks, Digital Signatures, Restricting Access; Auditing Worksheets: Trace Cells, Troubleshooting Errors , Watch and Evaluate Formulas, Data List Outline.

Excel 2010 Level 3
April 4, 2013
1:00 pm  – 5:00 pm; CG2-CTTC
Facilitator:  New Horizons Trainer

Learn to automate common tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, collaborate and share Excel data with other applications. Streamlining Workflow: Create/Modify Macros, Conditional Formatting, Data Validation Criteria, Update Properties, Modify Default Settings; Collaborating with Others: Protect Files, Share Workbooks, Revision Tracking, Merging Workbooks, Digital Signatures, Restricting Access; Auditing Worksheets: Trace Cells, Troubleshooting Errors , Watch and Evaluate Formulas, Data List Outline

Dreamweaver CS5 Level 2
April 10, 2013
8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC
Facilitator:  New Horizons Trainer

Learn to develop professional-looking web pages using Adobe Dreamweaver. Topics include: Creating an effective user-navigation interface; Managing libraries and snippets; Managing head elements and keyboard shortcuts; Working with style sheets; Working with layers; Working with the history panel; Targeting websites to specific versions of browsers; Working with code; Authoring with XML data; Creating forms.

VISAS 101: Tips, Tools & Guidelines for Assisting Your Foreign Visitors
April 10, 2013
10:00 am – 12:00 pm; FL2-1003
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. Topics include: An overview of the various visa types most commonly used by UCAR foreign visitors (J1, H1B, B, etc.) including processes, policies/procedures, regulations, eligibility, and cost; The visa process, including visits to the Embassy/Consulate, visa stamps, processing timelines, delays and security clearances; and important topics once your visitor is here, such as maintaining and extending status, travel, visa renewals, Permanent Residency (green card) policies and procedures, etc.

Powerpoint 2010 Level 2
April 11, 2013
8:00 am – 12:00 pm; CG2-CTTC - note time change - 8:30am - 12pm
Facilitator:  New Horizons Trainer

Learn advanced functions of Powerpoint to customize, enhance and transform presentations into a powerful means of communication. Customize Quick Access Toolbar, Personalize PowerPoint Interface, Customize Save Options, Apply Advanced Options. Set Up a Slide Master, Customize Slide Layouts, Create Custom Themes, Add Headers/Footers, Modify Notes Master, Modify Handout Master. Create/Modify Diagrams. Add Multimedia Elements, Customize Slide Component Animation. Set Up a Custom Show, Annotate a Presentation, Create Presenter-Independent Slide Show, Auto Repeat Functionality. Review a Presentation, Publish to a Slide Library, Share a Presentation. Secure Presentations, Package a Presentation, Publish a Presentation as a Web Page.

Powerpoint 2010 Level 2
April 11, 2013
1:00 pm – 5::00 pm; CG2-CTTC - note time change - 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Facilitator:  New Horizons Trainer

Learn advanced functions of Powerpoint to customize, enhance and transform presentations into a powerful means of communication. Customize Quick Access Toolbar, Personalize PowerPoint Interface, Customize Save Options, Apply Advanced Options. Set Up a Slide Master, Customize Slide Layouts, Create Custom Themes, Add Headers/Footers, Modify Notes Master, Modify Handout Master. Create/Modify Diagrams. Add Multimedia Elements, Customize Slide Component Animation. Set Up a Custom Show, Annotate a Presentation, Create Presenter-Independent Slide Show, Auto Repeat Functionality. Review a Presentation, Publish to a Slide Library, Share a Presentation. Secure Presentations, Package a Presentation, Publish a Presentation as a Web Page.

Web Development Using Cascading Style Sheets CS5
April 16, 2013
8:30 am – 4:30 pm; CG2-CTTC                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Facilitator:  New Horizons Trainer

Learn to use CSS to design and develop effective websites. Topics: CONTROLLING COLOR & TYPOGRAPHY: Create Embedded Style Sheets, Apply Color, CSS Comments, Modify Text & Font Styles, Create Linked Style Sheets; DESIGNING: Create Class/Contextual/ID Styles, Target Styles to Elements with Specific Attributes, Create Style Sheets that Cascade, Import Style Sheets, Create Inline Styles; DESIGNING CONTENT SECTIONS: Control Margins and Padding, Create Borders & Floating Elements, Control Content Overflow; CONTROLLINGLAYOUT WITH POSITIONING: Create Fixed Multi-Column Layouts, Create Fluid Multi-Column Layouts, Control Layout with Relative Positioning Topics, Control Display of Layered Elements, Apply Fixed Positioning; ENHANCING EXISTING DESIGNS: Customize Cursors/Link Styles/Forms/Lists, Background Images, Create Generated Content; CREATING ALTERNATE STYLE SHEETS: Create Accessible Style Sheets, Apply User-Defined System Fonts & Colors, Create Print Style Sheets.

Meeting Management & Facilitation Skills: The Easy Way
April 17, 2013
9:00 am – 2:00 pm; FL2-1003                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Facilitator:  Doug Gertner

Learn effective strategies for planning, managing, and facilitating meetings that are effective, impactful, save time, save resources, reach targeted goals and increases productivity of individuals, teams and organizations! Topics: Identify challenges of meeting management; Discover the 8 different types of meetings and 5 different roles in meetings; Learn techniques to quickly establish norms and ground rules at every meeting-and why it’s important; Develop an easy to use process for planning every meeting; Explore strategies and best practices for “When Good Meetings Turn Bad;” Learn 4 valuable facilitation/intervention strategies to manage strong behaviors and difficult situations in meetings; Understand the importance of evaluating meetings and using evaluation tools; and Create a personal action plan for more effective/productive meetings.

Javascript: Enhancing Web Pages
April 24, 2013
8:30 am – 4::30 pm; CG1- South Auditorium
Facilitator:  New Horizons Trainer

Learn to add various JavaScript enhancements to Web sites. Topics Include: JavaScript: The What, Where, and How, Investigating JavaScript, Effects, Entering JavaScript into a Web Page, Handling Errors. JavaScript Basics: JavaScript’s Built-in Objects, Event Handling, Functions and Variables. Object References, Control Structures, Code Formatting, and Web Page Navigation with the Select Object. Interactive Images: Swapping Images in Response to onClick Event, Image Rollovers, Automating Dynamic Image Swapping. Dynamic Styles and Positioning: Dealing with Browser Differences, Changing Styles. Dynamic Styles & Positioning: Dynamic Positioning¾Another Way. Windows and Frames: Creating Frames, Changing Contents of a Frame, Loading pages into New Windows.Form Data Verification: Processing Form Elements: An Overview Validating Data with Functions, Calculating Numeric Values, Scripting onSubmit and onReset Events.

Coaching For Performance Effectiveness: Strategies for Supervisors
April 30, 2013
9:00 am – 4::00 pm; CG1- South Auditorium
Facilitator:  Peggy Penberthy

Develop a framework for understanding the coaching process, management/ employee roles and responsibilities, and skills involved in coaching that encourages high performance. Coaching: What? Who? Why? and How? Coach’s model; analyzing gaps and opportunities; Face to face dialogue; practical applications and putting it to work.

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Monday, April 8, 2013
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Saturday, April 13, 2013