Webinars

Free Webinars from New Horizons Cedar Rapids

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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You may choose to sign up for one or many of our free webinars, depending on your individual interests. If you know of others who would benefit from attending, please forward this free opportunity to them as well.

Upcoming Webinars

To review recordings of previous webinars, visit our archive page.

Leadership & Development: The Art of Effective Presentations

DATE:  08/20/2019

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

PRESENTER:  Jason Hollandsworth - Instructor, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

Whether speaking publicly or to a specific audience, the ability to build, develop and deliver a purposeful presentation is key to being able to convey your message and achieve your desired results. In this webinar, we will discuss strategies regarding structure and developing presentation content focused on audience needs and key points, as well as picking up hints and tips.

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Resumes that Rock: The Ticket to Your Next Interview

DATE:  08/23/2019

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

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

When your résumé rocks, you’ll stand out from the crowd, prove your value and get that interview! This workshop provides a foundation that is key to building a resume that will best represent YOU.

What you'll learn:

  • How resumes are used in the hiring process
  • What differentiates a good resume from a resume that ROCKS
  • The difference between reality and myth for resumes and the hiring process
  • How to use your work history to create and support your own "unique professional brand"
  • Discover how best to handle career transitions and various unique situations

Learn a step-by-step process you can use to clarify where you are headed and easily communicate that to others. Understand how to position your strengths and all you bring to a hiring organization by attending this workshop!

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Acing the Interview

DATE:  09/13/2019

TIME:  8:00 am PDT / 11:00 am EDT / 4:00 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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Leadership & Development: Managing Remote & Virtual Teams

DATE:  09/17/2019

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

PRESENTER:  Erin Cambier, Executive Leadership Coach

The workforce is global and Managing Remote and Virtual Teams is a critical skill set for management. With organizations able to reach internationally through a virtual environment, having key personnel close to your customers is more important than ever. Keeping these remote and virtual teams part of your organization and managing their work effectively means adapting your management style to this new reality.

This introduction to Managing Remote and Virtual Teams will provide you with insights into:

  • Best practice management techniques to manage remote and virtual teams
  • Some of the key challenges around maintaining an effective remote and virtual team
  • How to build on your management skills to better manage remote and virtual teams

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Integrating SharePoint 2016 with Microsoft Office

DATE:  09/26/2019

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

PRESENTER:  Tom Keen, Instructor - New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

Microsoft Office applications are designed to integrate with SharePoint 2016. In this 30-minute webinar, you will see how to access files in Office applications directly from SharePoint. You’ll also see how to access data, calendars, and documents in SharePoint from Microsoft Outlook.

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Effective Job Search Strategy

DATE:  09/27/2019

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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The Impact of Emerging Technology on Cybersecurity

DATE:  10/09/2019

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

PRESENTER:  Megan Branch, CertNexus

Data is the new king. Securing data is key to an organizations’ ability to maintain and accelerate its success. As emerging technology explodes, the variety and volume of data sources in combination with the creativity of bad actors, exponentially increase the risk for organizations. In this session we explore how emerging technologies such as IoT and AI are changing the threat landscape, and how organizations can prepare their teams for the impact of these new technologies.

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Enhancing Security With VMware NSX

DATE:  10/22/2019

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

PRESENTER:  Shawn Bolan, Instructor, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

VMware NSX can radically transform network management for on-premises and cloud networks. This webinar will focus on how NSX-V and NSX-T can be used to secure local, hybrid and cloud-based networks through features such as Distributed Firewalling, VPN and Context-Aware Microsegmentation.

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vSphere Security From the Ground Up

DATE:  10/24/2019

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

PRESENTER:  Shawn Bolan, Instructor, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

vSphere is the long-standing industry standard for virtualization. In this webinar participants will learn how vSphere approaches security through a multifaceted approach with technologies such as Role-based Administration, Secure Boot, virtual machine encryption, encrypted vMotion and the Single Sign-On (SSO) service.

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Leadership & Development: Expanding Your Emotional Intelligence

DATE:  12/17/2019

TIME:  9:00 am PST / 12:00 pm EST / 5:00 pm GMT

PRESENTER:  Erin Cambier, Executive Leadership Coach

This introductory workshop challenges the learner to apply the necessary building blocks of Emotional Intelligence (EI) in order to become more emotionally competent, but also to look honestly at themselves and how they relate to others in the work environment. This provides the inside look at the benefits of EI and helps you create a roadmap for future development.

By the end of this introductory webinar, you will be able to:

  • Identify the key competencies of Emotional Intelligence (EI)
  • Develop a learning path to enrich your EI
  • Gain insight to better control your behavior under duress
  • Enhance your communication skills and competencies

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