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Stay On Top of New Technologies & Best Business Practices

New Horizons offers you free, educational webinars to keep you up to date on the latest technologies and best business practices. Stay informed with live presentations on a variety of IT and business topics. Subject matter experts with real world experience host each presentation.

Each highly interactive session allows you to ask questions and gain clarification in real time. Can't attend on the scheduled date? No problem. New Horizons archives its webinars, allowing you to analyze topics at a later date.

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Leadership & Development: Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

DATE:  08/15/2018

TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 4:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Susan Anderson, Attorney & Professional Development Consultant

It is important that employees be responsible for maintaining harmonious relationships in the workplace. This includes identifying the standards and boundaries for appropriate and inappropriate behavior. By maintaining harmonious relationships, you can prevent harassment and help to create a better and safer workplace.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • Definition of Sexual Harassment
  • Types of Harassment
  • The Effects of Sexual Harassment on the Workplace
  • How to maintain A Better/Safer Work Environment

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Ways to Say "No", Without Actually Saying "No"

DATE:  08/21/2018

TIME:  8:00 am PDT / 11:00 am EDT / 3:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Eric Bloom - Executive Director, IT Management and Leadership Institute

Your ability to say "no" correctly saves you from having to do things you don't want yourself or your team working on. This can be done while simultaneously increasing stakeholder satisfaction and enhancing your professional reputation. Sound too good to be true? It's not. Watch this webinar and learn how.


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Effective Job Search Strategy

DATE:  08/24/2018

TIME:  8:00 am PDT / 11:00 am EDT / 3:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Gary O'Neal - Recruiting & Corporate Hiring Consultant

Your goal is to land that job and you need an effective and assertive plan to do so! All hiring happens at the front of the line when you get to talk with the hiring manager, not at the end of the line when you apply for a job. This workshop teaches you how to get to the front of the line and helps you map out your action plan to be successful in your job search.

You will:

  • Transform any job search frustration into action items
  • Discover what components make up a successful strategy
  • Understand the difference between a "Hidden Job" and an "Open Job"
  • Learn how to use LinkedIn to connect with the right people

Past attendees report gaining insights allowing them to be more proactive and confident during the hiring and interview process. Take your activity to the next level, become a more effective and desired candidate by attending this workshop!


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How Business Analysts Provide Value in Today's Work Environment

DATE:  09/06/2018

TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 4:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Vincent Bordo - Senior Business Analysis Instructor, RG Freeman Group

Organizations need reliable and cost effective operations. Business Analysts can assist organizations to clearly illuminate how strategy, processes, business structure and staff can best be utilized to deliver reliable and cost effective operations.In this webinar, we will introduce you to how Business Analysis can contribute to strategic, project and organizational success.

We will cover the following topic areas:

  • Growth in the interest in the Business Analyst
  • The International Institute for Business Analysis (IIBA)
  • The role of the business analyst and this role works with other roles during the project cycle

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Keys to Career Advancement

DATE:  09/07/2018

TIME:  8:00 am PDT / 11:00 am EDT / 3:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Gary O'Neal - Recruiting & Corporate Hiring Consultant

Getting hired and succeeding in a great job is about much more than skill and experience. It’s about having the mindset of a professional. Being a team player, making a difference and becoming indispensable and irreplaceable. Becoming clearly worth far more than you’re paid.

Join as we discuss:

  • How your Professional Mindset makes all the difference
  • Employers hierarchy of needs and how to become indispensable
  • Effectively highlighting transferable skills in a way you may not have considered
  • Positioning your past experience to demonstrate your future potential
  • Aligning mindset, skills and experience to solve problems and create results that matter

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Leadership & Development: Thinking With Critical Insight

DATE:  09/11/2018

TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 4:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Tom Bohinc - Executive Leadership Coach and Professional Development Consultant

As a leader and manager you make decisions everyday about all aspects of your team, their work and how they support the business. To do this effectively with the wealth of information available to you, developing critical thinking skills is one key to doing this successfully. In this webinar we will highlight the differences between relevant and irrelevant information, introduce the eight best practices of critical thinking, and briefly explore how open mindedness helps you become more receptive and tuned to new ideas.


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Conversational Competence – A Step-By-Step Approach

DATE:  09/12/2018

TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 4:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Jill Schichter - President, Forté Leadership Group

  • Conversational best practices for engaging in meaningful dialogue
  • Transforming blaming conversations into true win-wins
  • Reduce errors, avoid misunderstandings and increase collaboration through clear communication
  • How to handle one-on-ones, difficult conversations, strategic planning stalemates, providing feedback, performance reviews

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VMworld 2018 Wrap-Up and Summary

DATE:  09/13/2018

TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 4:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Shawn Bolan - VMware Certified Instructor and Technical Trainer for New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

Join the webinar to hear a summary and discussion of the new announcements made at VMworld 2018 and how the new features and components can help you meet your digital transformation goals. This presentation will be lead by Shawn Bolan, a VMware Certified Instructor and a Technical Trainer with over 20 years of industry experience.


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Managing and Influencing Your Stakeholders, Don’t Let Them Manage You

DATE:  09/18/2018

TIME:  8:00 am PDT / 11:00 am EDT / 3:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Eric Bloom - Executive Director, IT Management and Leadership Institute

The art of politics is letting other people have things your way. Watch this webinar and learn how you can influence your boss, project stakeholders, team and others to happily following your leadership and direction.


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Leadership & Development: Orientation and Onboarding for New Employees

DATE:  09/20/2018

TIME:  9:00 am PDT / 12:00 pm EDT / 4:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Dawn Kennedy - HR Consultant

As new employees embark upon a new journey with an organization, it can produce feelings of excitement, fear, nervousness, and anxiousness. Everyone wants positive experiences for new employees. We will address some of the tools necessary for the employee to successfully integrate into his or her new position. An organized and smooth orientation and onboarding process can be the key to enhancing excitement, calming fears, and relieving anxiety.

Learn best practices on how to create and deliver a stellar orientation and onboarding process:

  • Importance of orientation
  • Onboard successfully
  • Align organizational expectations

Implementing those best practices will Increase the probability of employee longevity, loyalty, and commitment.


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