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September 2017

9 Stages of Business Development to Land the Work You Want (8 Weeks – Online)

September 25November 13

Do you want a systematic approach to creating relationships that 1) lead to new projects with current clients, 2) create satisfying, inclusive communication on current projects, or 3) generate brand new work from prospects? With our roadmap, you can easily engage in the nine “linking interactions” that ignite interest from clients or prospects, garner honest assessments, spur problem-solving, and produce decisions. As an ambassador for your firm, you want an ethical, enjoyable and proven method to project a positive, professional…

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Self-Regulation: How to Manage Yourself So You Can Lead Others (8 Week – Online)

September 25November 13

Great leaders – at every level - use these techniques to appear calm, enthusiastic, visionary and supportive. Never let anxiety, frustration, or self-doubt get in the way of your enjoying work, teammates, clients, and opportunities to meet and engage anyone. Discover the four critical components of managing your feelings and behavior so you can think clearly, creatively, and collaboratively. Use the “Emotional Spiral,” three levels of feeling-states, to quickly identify where you are. Then apply specific techniques to amplify your…

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October 2017

From Peer to Boss: Strategies for New Managers (Half Day)

October 3, 8:00 am12:00 pm
UCLA Extension – 1010 Westwood Center, 1010 Westwood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034 United States
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While assuming a managerial or supervisory role is an exciting transition, it can also be nerve-wracking. Take the reins and successfully manage the transition from peer to boss. Acquire the confidence and know-how with regards to motivating staff, improving performance, and earning the respect of your colleagues. Topics include mobilizing your team, leading difficult conversations, coaching staff, and leading by example. Reg#: 356813 Fee: $165 Instructor: Charlotte Maure, co-founder and Partner, Schilling & Maure, Inc.

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Developing a Pathway to Senior Leadership (1 Day)

October 12, 9:00 am4:00 pm
UCLA Extension – Downtown (DTLA), 261 S. Figueroa St., Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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What does it take to reach the C-Suite? Charting a career path is not about longevity or luck – it takes work to plan a career. This seminar will review what it takes to move up within your for-profit, nonprofit or educational organization, including: defining senior leadership; management versus subject matter expertise; evaluating your strengths and weaknesses; and planning and reassessing your career. Reg#: 356812 Fee: $245 Location: DTLA Instructors: Rodney Franks, CEO, rdf Consulting

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Digital Marketing for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs (Half Day)

October 18, 8:00 am12:00 pm
UCLA Extension – Woodland Hills, 21650 Oxnard St #200
Woodland Hills, CA 91367 United States
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Learn how entrepreneurs leverage digital marketing for fast results on small budgets. This interactive lecture walks you through creating campaigns on LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook, using free & effective marketing and design tools, measuring ROI, and examples of successful low-spend campaigns. Reg #: 356814 Fee: $165 Location: Woodland Hills Instructor: Nick Cavarra, CEO/Founder, Social Punch Marketing

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November 2017

The Successful Millennial: Building Your Personal Brand (Half Day)

November 2, 8:00 am12:00 pm
UCLA Extension – Downtown (DTLA), 261 S. Figueroa St., Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Make colleagues aware of your potential and in need of your talents with an underutilized tool: your brand. Sidestep concerns about work experience, generational gaps, and office politics to create opportunities to prove yourself. Our guide to building a personal brand will help you grow in any workplace! Reg#: 356815 Fee: $165 Date: Thursday, November 2, 8a-12p Location: DTLA Instructor: Nance Rosen, MBA, author of Speak Up & Succeed

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Strategies to Grow Your Nonprofit (1 Day)

November 9, 9:00 am4:00 pm
UCLA Extension – Downtown (DTLA), 261 S. Figueroa St., Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Understanding the successful nonprofit business model creates a thriving culture within which we can identify and apply solutions. In this interactive workshop, we will layout overarching themes including: developing your mission; influencing staff and donors to become partners; organizational infrastructure; strategic planning; culture of philanthropy; and board development. Attendees are invited to bring specific issues to discuss at the workshop. Reg#: 356810 Fee: $245 Location: DTLA Instructors: Rodney Franks, CEO, rdf Consulting

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December 2017

Successfully Transitioning Your Business to the Next Generation (2 Days)

December 7, 9:00 amDecember 8, 4:00 pm
UCLA Extension – Downtown (DTLA), 261 S. Figueroa St., Suite 100
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Passing a business down to the next generation is more often than not, unsuccessful. Why do family firms so often fail to make the generational leap? This course covers the essentials that both generations should know in running a long lasting family business. Topics include deciding if a business should be transferred to the next generation; accounting, financial, and legal considerations; developing and overseeing a succession plan; emotional intelligence; and avoiding common mistakes in business transfers. Reg#: 356811 Fee: $445…

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