Webinars

Free Webinars from New Horizons Columbia

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.

Revolutionize the Way You Think: Creativity in Technology

DATE:  11/14/2018

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

PRESENTER:  Dan Goods - Virtual Strategist for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Technology doesn’t have to be boring. Dan Goods has made a living by looking at things in a new and unique way, from using bottles to make music from a moving vehicle to sharing a vision with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and talking himself into his dream career. Join Dan as he discusses how to include creativity in everything you do, from interactions with those around you to the career where you spend so much of your time.

About the Speaker: Dan Goods is a Visual Strategist for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He leads a team that is revolutionizing how NASA thinks, but before that he was just a curious man, wondering how to look at things with a new perspective. Dan is passionate about creating moments in people’s lives where they are reminded of the gift and privilege of being alive.

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Leadership & Development: Prioritizing Your Time Effectively

DATE:  11/20/2018

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

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

We all have challenges finding enough time in any given day to get everything done that needs to be done. We have a team to lead, critical business decisions to make, following up on new business opportunities, meeting with customers, the list is endless. This webinar will introduce ways to help improve time management, prioritization, organization, workflow, and productivity.

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Keys to Career Advancement

DATE:  11/30/2018

TIME:  8:00 am PST / 11:00 am EST / 4:00 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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Leveraging LinkedIn: Learn How to be Visible to Employers

DATE:  12/14/2018

TIME:  8:00 am PST / 11:00 am EST / 4:00 pm GMT

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

When you use LinkedIn to its fullest potential, you will have hiring managers and recruiters knocking down your door to put you in a job that isn’t even posted!

In this informative workshop, you'll learn:

  • How to position your LinkedIn profile so you can be easily found
  • How to use LinkedIn to connect with recruiters and hiring managers
  • How to build your network with strategic connections
  • How to discover Target Companies

Candidates who implement the techniques covered in this workshop report that doors start opening for them, with calls, interviews and employment opportunities. Open your eyes to possibilities! LinkedIn is used by over 90% of employers during their hiring process. The numbers are even higher when recruiters are searching for IT professionals.

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Leadership & Development: Constructive Conflict Management

DATE:  12/18/2018

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

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

Conflict is inevitable in the workplace and how we deal with it as leaders and managers has a direct impact on the performance not only of the team but of the organization as a whole. In this webinar will introduce how to identify and manage conflict, identify elements of an effective strategy to deal with conflict, and look at how we can build more civility in the workplace.

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Become a Digital Ready Professional – RU Digital Ready?

DATE:  02/06/2019

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

PRESENTER:  Mark O'Loughlin - Managing Director, Cloud Credential Council (CCC)

The Cloud Credential Council (CCC) supports individuals and organizations in their digital transformation journey by optimizing talent and developing skills for digital ready professionals. The CCC offers a professional vendor neutral certification portfolio for Cloud, Big Data and Internet of Things (IoT). This webinar will cover the topic of digital transformation, the growth of cloud computing, and necessary skills employers are looking for to fill the skills gap in their organizations. RU Digital Ready?

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Getting Started with Google Cloud Platform

DATE:  02/12/2019

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

PRESENTER:  Tim Garlick, Senior Consultant at Stone Door Group

Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is Google’s public cloud offering, comparable to Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. GCP is built upon Google’s massive, cutting-edge infrastructure that handles the traffic and workload of all Google users. There is a wide-range of services available in GCP, ranging from Infrastructure-as-a-Service to completely managed Software-as-a-Service. In this webinar, we will discuss the most commonly used components available and how they provide a powerful and flexible foundation on which to build your applications.

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Cloud Computing - The Big Three: Comparing AWS, Azure and Google Cloud

DATE:  02/27/2019

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

PRESENTER:  Shawn Bolan - Technical Trainer, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

Cloud computing is viable reality for almost any business, but which public cloud vendor should you choose? Join this webinar where we will discuss the major features and differentiators of the three largest public cloud computing providers, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. We will also discuss how you can accelerate your cloud adoption by choosing the right training options for your company.

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