Wednesday, September 08, 2004

September free Webinars

Here's another installment of your free Webinar listings. As always, I'm just providing the info, not endorsing.

Executive Development: Market Overview and Trans-Atlantic Considerations. Taking place TOMORROW (September 9th) at 11 a.m. EDT, this session will provide information from the report "Transforming Corporate Leadership: Best Practices in Executive Education." Also, a former VP of management learning from Siemens will talk about the differences in executive development among European and U.S. organizations.

The Power to Translate. This Webinar on September 14th at 2 p.m. EDT will help t+d professionals learn how to speak to executives and gain a place at the boardroom table. The speaker, Theresa Seagraves, is the author of ASTD's recently published Quick! Show Me Your Value. After the session, participants should be able to create 30-second statements that communicate business value, gauge perceptions of the value and adjust their communication strategy, and ensure that their value is communicated to the right people at the right time.

Distance Student Support: How Far Do You Go? On September 15th at 2 p.m. EDT, this seminar will discuss technology support for higher education distance students, providing a case study from the University of South Dakota. Presenters will answer the question, When do you tell students to seek a technology expert?

10 Steps to Creating a Wow Online Seminar. On September 22nd at 1 p.m. EDT, you'll learn how to attract the right audience, keep that audience engaged, present confidently, make event management easy, and evaluate the effectiveness of your seminar. This is the first of what will be a two-part series. Presenters come from Koretsky Communications Group and ViewCentral.

A Great Distance: Using a Live Virtual Classroom in Developing and Industrialized Nations. This Webinar on September 22nd at 3 p.m. EDT will examine the use of a live classroom solution by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of International Health, in order to train public health epidemiologists in China, Jordan, and Central America. The speaker will "discuss planning and developing strategies for using a live classroom in challenging non-corporate environments."

Engaging Students by Engaging Faculty: Planning for Educational Excellence in Distance Education Courses. Another higher education-focused Webinar (but probably one that would have transferable lessons for the corporate world), this one on September 28th at 3 p.m. EDT will examine "(1) stages of faculty participation (2) student instruction evaluation and course standards, and (3) the development of a course revision and peer review process to enhance student engagement in distance courses."

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