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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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Key Features of System Center

DATE:  09/06/2017

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

PRESENTER:  Terry Smith, Instructor – New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

System Center is one of the most widely used products in the Microsoft line. System center allows you to stay in control across environments and platforms while simplifying deployments, configuration, and monitoring your infrastructure. In this webinar we will discuss the 5 things you will love about System Center.

  • Faster time-to-value
  • Efficient operations
  • Support for multiple systems
  • Servers and desktops
  • Cloud integration

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Business Etiquette

DATE:  09/08/2017

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

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

While the right set of skills are required to land a job, additional skills and concepts are needed to keep a job and grow within a company. This workshop helps viewers understand the importance of business etiquette concepts and how to apply them within various work environments.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to prepare for and adjust to different communication styles
  • The importance of responding versus reacting to colleagues and clients
  • How to decipher company needs and align with business goals
  • Discover why results speak louder than skills
  • How to highlight transferable characteristics and become a problem solver

Learn how to keep your dream job once you land it by utilizing these rules and concepts within your daily work environment.


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Microsoft Excel 2016: Creating PivotTables

DATE:  09/14/2017

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

PRESENTER:  Tom Keen, Microsoft Certified Instructor – New Horizons Minnesota

Excel is a powerful application for analyzing data. PivotTables provide powerful ways to interact with data through easy-to-read formats and the ability to summarize large amounts of data quickly. To take advantage of the functionality and flexibility of PivotTables, you must first understand how to create them. In this webinar, we will demonstrate how to create effective PivotTables that analyze raw data in credibly fine detail.


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Leadership & Development: Contemporary Leadership in a Complex World

DATE:  09/19/2017

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

PRESENTER:  Brian Ackles, Executive Leadership Coach and Professional Development Consultant

Leading others requires building credibility, communicating effectively, developing trust, making decisions, and demonstrating confidence. This course will help you to cultivate the leadership skills that you need to influence others and guide them.

The goal of this workshop is to learn how to thrive in a changing environment, build employee engagement within the workplace and develop a culture of change. Anyone working within leadership, or aspiring to transition into leadership, who would like to professionalize their skills and competencies is encouraged to attend.

By the end of this workshop you will be able to:

  • Build a sustainable organization by acknowledging the need for new leadership and choosing a new leader to decentralize power
  • Value and encourage your team by developing highly-engaged employees by embracing differences
  • Make change the "new normal" by understanding the different transitional phases, leading your team through transitions and facing the complexities of change

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VMworld and Beyond - Your Next Steps

DATE:  09/20/2017

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

PRESENTER:  Presenter: Shawn Bolan, Training Manager – New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

Coming on the heels of VMworld, join us for a recap of what's new with VMware. Hear what was discussed in various sessions, learn about innovative ideas introduced during showcase keynotes, and see what new skills, insights and tools can help you lead your business to success in 2018.


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Acing the Interview

DATE:  09/22/2017

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

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

So you have been called for an interview, what now?! Learn what you can do to set yourself apart from the other candidates. It’s all about being properly prepared and knowing how come across as a problem solver rather than just another job seeker. This approach will set you up for success and prepare you for your all important interview.

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • How to stand out and be seen as a problem solver and the candidate of choice
  • How to maximize the valuable time you have in front of the employer
  • How to utilize your research before, during and after the interview
  • How to answer and ask questions with confidence

You've worked hard to get the interview and you want to make a good impression, prove your value and get the job. You want to be prepared, focused and successful. Join us for this beneficial workshop and Ace the Interview!


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Blind Spots in Network Defense

DATE:  10/03/2017

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

PRESENTER:  Wesley Alvarez, Director of Academics, U.S. – EC-Council

Organizations are facing blind spots in their network defenses, and are finding it difficult to address them due to a lack of network security knowledge. Network Administrators can become a first line of defense for organizations. Join Wesley Alvarez from EC-Council as he presents on the gaps in cyber network defense today, the latest ways to address them.


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Making Your People Cyber Heroes: The Challenges and Opportunities

DATE:  10/04/2017

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

PRESENTER:  Nick Wilding, General Manager – AXELOS; Vicki Gavin – The Economist Group

Join us for a briefing with AXELOS RESILIA as we discuss your most effective defense against cyber-attacks.... your people. 90% of cyber-attacks succeed because of human error - the unwitting actions of any member of staff, irrespective of their role or seniority. Resilience to the inevitable cyber-attack is therefore fundamentally as much about your people and their behavior as it is about technology.

This webinar will address:

  • The people vulnerability – the stories and the facts
  • Why typical cybersecurity awareness training methods are failing us
  • What good cyber resilience can look like
  • The principles and benefits of adopting a new approach to behavior change

Audience: Leaders and Managers in Information Security, HR, Learning and Development, Governance, Risk and Compliance


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Effective Job Search Strategy

DATE:  10/06/2017

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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NIST Cybersecurity Framework - Workforce Development Solutions

DATE:  10/11/2017

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

PRESENTER:  Rick Lemieux, VP Sales, Business Development & Marketing

In May 2017, The White House issued Executive Order 13800 for “Strengthening The Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure”. Call to Actions included:

  • Effective immediately, each agency head shall use The NIST Cybersecurity Framework to manage the agency’s cybersecurity risk.
  • Further, the U.S. seeks to support the growth and sustainment of a workforce that is skilled in cybersecurity and related fields as the foundation for achieving our objectives in cyberspace.

NISTCSF.COM is a NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NCSF) cybersecurity workforce development program. The programs unique model helps enterprises organize the Engineering, Technical Operations and Business functions of an NCSF program.


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