Career Webinars

Learn direct from from industry experts on relevant and timely topics that can help you in any stage of your life or career.

Experts from everywhere

Whether you’re looking to switch jobs, move ahead in the one you have, transition to a whole new field, or develop new skills, this free webinar series will give you smart strategies for success and help you take the necessary steps to gain confidence both personally and professionally. 

Our alumni webinar series highlights members of the UB community, as well as top career experts from around the globe.

Upcoming webinars

12/29/17

Dave Anderson, EMBA '01, is a leadership author, keynote speaker, and trainer who will share the number one reason leaders fail. He will explore the six habits that are 100% in everyone’s control to become a “leader of character” and outline specific steps for making these habits part of your life.

A West Point graduate and a decorated combat veteran, Anderson earned a Bronze Star during Operation Desert Storm after leading the fire support team that fired the first ever laser guided artillery combat mission.

With 20 years experience in a multi-national Fortune 50 company, he spent 15 of those years in various leadership positions earning that company’s highest sales leadership award 4 times. He has a syndicated talk radio show, IMPACT Talk Radio, and has written more than 400 articles on leadership and personal growth can be found on his personal website: www.alslead.com.


Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
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1/22/18

There are many misconceptions about what identity theft really is and the impact it can have. Pat will review the different types of ID Theft, why everyone only talks about credit ID Theft, how thieves obtain your information and how they use it. She will also share examples of some breaches, including Equifax, and the ramifications for individuals, as well as actions you can take to reduce your risk, what to look for in a comprehensive early detection program, how businesses are vulnerable, and what to expect in 2018.

 

Pat Herberger is President of Herberger Consulting Group and an Independent Associate for LegalShield/IDShield. She consults with executives and human resource professionals on identity theft, data breaches, related compliance issues and solutions, and has achieved the designation of Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist. Herberger has presented hundreds of programs to CPAs, HR Professionals, Business Owners, the NYS Government, retired Law Enforcement and Teachers, and business and community organizations.

 

Prior to her current business, she was the Vice President of Human Resources for FedEx Trade Networks, and worked 25 years in the Human Resource field. She has BS and MBA degrees from UB.


Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
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1/22/18

UB graduates Paul & Adam Hammer give an in-depth discussion of why it’s important to develop a financial blueprint, the unique financial challenges you may face, how saving will play a key role in your life, planning vs. reacting, and how investing goes hand in hand with saving.

 

The webinar will also provide a recap of the 2017 financial markets & key trends to look for in 2018. This is part one of a three part series on personal finances.

 

Paul graduated UB in 1978 with an Economics degree, and received his MBA in Finance from the New York Institute of Technology. Moving back to Buffalo in the early 1990s, Paul soon earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation and the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation from the American College. He has also obtained the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) designation, the Accredited Estate Planner designation, and has maintained the required continuing education credits (PACE) with the American College.

 

Adam joined Hammer Financial Group in 2014 as a fully licensed registered staff member. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Mercyhurst University in 2009, and his Masters of Science in Finance from the UB in 2014. Adam has earned numerous professional designations from the College of Financial Planning, including the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) & Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS®).

 

Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
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1/22/18

In this webinar, join alumni Paul & Adam Hammer for an in-depth discussion of why you should participate in your organization’s retirement plan, explaining the different kinds of investments, strategies for millennials & baby boomers, creating a diversified portfolio, & handling emotionally responses to investing.

 

Paul & Adam will also discuss what to do if your company does not offer a retirement benefit!This is part two of a three part series on personal finances.

 

Paul graduated UB in 1978 with an Economics degree, and received his MBA in Finance from the New York Institute of Technology. Moving back to Buffalo in the early 1990s, Paul soon earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation and the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation from the American College. He has also obtained the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) designation, the Accredited Estate Planner designation, and has maintained the required continuing education credits (PACE) with the American College.

 

Adam joined Hammer Financial Group in 2014 as a fully licensed registered staff member. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Mercyhurst University in 2009, and his Masters of Science in Finance from the UB in 2014. Adam has earned numerous professional designations from the College of Financial Planning, including the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) & Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS®).


Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
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1/22/18

In this webinar, join UB alumni Paul & Adam Hammer for a discussion of the top 10 mistakes you could be making in you financial life! Learn the strategies to employ or avoid when it comes to estate planning, home equity, credit cards, student debt, life insurance, and retirement saving!

 

This is part three of a three part series on personal finances.

 

Paul graduated UB in 1978 with an Economics degree, and received his MBA in Finance from the New York Institute of Technology. Moving back to Buffalo in the early 1990s, Paul soon earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation and the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation from the American College. He has also obtained the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® (AIF®) designation, the Accredited Estate Planner designation, and has maintained the required continuing education credits (PACE) with the American College.

 

Adam joined Hammer Financial Group in 2014 as a fully licensed registered staff member. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Mercyhurst University in 2009, and his Masters of Science in Finance from the UB in 2014. Adam has earned numerous professional designations from the College of Financial Planning, including the Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS®) & Chartered Retirement Plan Specialist (CRPS®).


Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT
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