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Below you will find the May offerings of classes, seminars and training available.
Navigating Your Career Journey: Tools & Strategies
May 1, 2013
10:00 am – 12:00 pm; FL2-1003
Facilitator: Christine Gust
Would you like to reach a higher level of career success and satisfaction but wonder how to do that without just working harder and longer? In these three 2-hour sessions, you'll learn ways to combine your skills and expertise with emerging modalities being used by professional race car drivers, world-class athletes and performers, respected leaders, and others striving to achieve peak performance and breakthroughs. These include Emotional Freedom Technique, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Heart Coherence, mind-body energy practices, and more. You'll hear recent scientific findings to understand why these techniques work and to apply them to your career challenges and goals, so you can create better results and more possibilities while enjoying the journey.
BOSS: Business Operations & Strategies Seminar
May 2, 2013
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm; CG1 – Center Auditorium
Facilitator: Gina Taberski
This lively, interactive session provides a broad perspective on Business Operations and Strategies at UCAR/NCAR. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the UCAR/NCAR business environment and how the various administrative offices interact and operate together to serve the organization. Major topics covered include: Government Affairs Office, UCAR Governance, General Fund & Debt; Compliance Issues; Indirect Cost Pools and Rates; Budget and Proposals; Budget and Finance; Sponsored Agreements; and Contracts.
Long Term Care: Protecting your Wealth & Dignity (L/L Seminar)
May 7, 2013
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm; FL2-1001
Facilitator: Laura Zavala
The costs of long-term care are potentially devastating to your assets. Planning effectively means maintaining your lifestyle and freedom of choice for as long as possible. This seminar is designed to guide you through the critical steps in assessing your long-term care needs and how to finance them. Learn how to prepare yourself for potential long-term care needs, protect your assets from being used to finance your expenses, and preserve your independence. Topics include: Costs of long-term care, What will Medicare do for you? Self-Insurance, and Benefits of insurance. Sponsored by Elevations Credit Union.
Medicare Basics Seminar
May 9, 2013
12:00 pm – 1::30 pm; CG1- Main Auditorium Facilitator: Gloria Baca
This seminar is designed for UCAR staff aged 50+ within 1-15 years of retirement. Topics include: Overview of Medicare, What it is, What it isn't, Who qualifies, What is/isn't covered, Parts A, B, C, D, Prescription Coverage; Estimated participant costs, Impact of new health care laws on Medicare, Medicare and Taxes, Resources, and Q&A.
Workplace Communication Skills: Discovery Listening & the Gift of Feedback
May 14, 2013
9:00 am – 2::00 pm; FLA-2205 Facilitator: Doug Gertner
"Seek first to understand, and then to be understood." ~ S. Covey. This workshop introduces participants to new approaches to effective interpersonal communication. Explore and practice powerful tools to deepen your listening in order to discover what others really feel, need and desire, and how to begin the process of effective communication with staff, co-workers, and others. Learn innovative techniques for communicating assertively and effectively even in the most difficult situations, and increase the chances for creating mutually satisfying outcomes. Bring a real-life "communication challenge" to the workshop, and leave with a high-probability strategy for a "successful resolution!"