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  • Why Projects Fail and What to Do About It

    Project management is widely recognized for the value it can provide to organizations through projects that are completed on time, on budget and with results that satisfy strategic needs or opportunities. Despite this widespread recognition, research data shows that many projects fail to meet expectations in one way or another.

    In this webinar Robert Strassburg, PMP, MS '84, BS '77, will share some of the common factors that cause projects to fail and what can be done to improve performance in areas such as senior management support and involvement, project manager skills and experience, the value of project management, and project communication. Join Bob to learn how you can improve your organization’s project results and bottom line.

    Originally presented Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017
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  • What Can We Do About Bullying?
    Bullying abuse is an issue that has received the attention of the media, legislators, and the general public. 
  • Lead With Your Strengths

    Do you have the opportunity to do what you do best every day? All too often, our talents go untapped. We devote our time fixing our shortcomings rather than developing our strengths. Uncover your talents by taking the Strengths Finder Assessment and attending this webinar where you will learn how to leverage your strengths in your life and career.

    In order to participate in the webinar, you will need to take the Strengths Finder assessment and ebook, which costs $19.99. Register to receive the purchase link via email.

    Maria Tomaino, BA '04, is the Associate Director, Alumni Career Development for the FIU Alumni Association in Miami, FL. Outside the office you catch Maria on her yoga mat or see her performing comedy improv with Villain Theater.

    Originally presented on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

  • What is an Informational Interview?

    What is an informational interview? How can I use it as a tool to transition to another career? How can I use it to expand my network? This webinar provides an overview, possible questions, and preparation and follow up steps to make the most out of these valuable career and networking opportunities. 

    CaTyra Polland, BA '08, is the founder of Career Prep, a writing and editing company that specializes in resumes, cover letters and editing in Rochester, NY. She has worked with a number of other non profits across the east coast and published her first book, Professionalism, What’s That? in May 2017.

    Originally presented: Wednesday, June 28, 2017

  • Due Diligence for Business

    Learn what’s included in due diligence for business or litigation from a former CIA officer. Then, try your hand at some simple investigating with a review of “Google Ninja Tricks." 

    Marc Hurwitz, BA '97 began government service with Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan. After working in the White House, he became a counter-terrorism officer for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). He currently owns and operates Crossroads Investigations, a full-service Private Investigation and Due Diligence firm. 

    Originally presented: Wednesday, June 7, 2017

  • Adaptive Organizations

    As organizations grow increasingly more complex, navigating the cultural norms and political landscape of your company takes careful thought, time, empathy and courage.

    Join Jennifer Cross, owner and founder of Princeton Leadership Services, for a webinar on adaptive organizations. You'll learn about the five key characteristics of adaptive organizations, how they promote healthy and happy organizational cultures and the ways to analyze their presence in your current workplace.

    Originally presented: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

  • Take your research skills to the next level!

    Trying to locate quality information that is scholarly, reliable, and relevant can be overwhelming. Join UB librarian Laura Taddeo as she introduces you to some of the strategies you can employ in order to access high-quality research in the humanities including (but certainly not limited to) English, comparative literature, media study and history.

    Taddeo is library liaison to the English, comparative literature, media study and history departments and head of the arts, humanities, and social sciences team at the University Libraries.

    Originally presented: Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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