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.

Managing Remote and Virtual Teams

DATE:  03/30/2020

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

PRESENTER: Erin Cambier, Center for Leadership and Development Facilitator, Leadership Coach

The world is changing before our eyes. Remote teams, and the ability to successfully manage them, is now critical to maintaining business continuity. But how do you best leverage these benefits while overcoming impediments? This informative webinar will show you how to adjust to the remote environment to positively improve communication, foster connections, and expand productivity. Topics covered include:

  • Understanding Team Member’s Unique Situations
  • Keeping Everyone Informed
  • Innovating with Virtual Teams
  • Managing Work Outputs
  • Creating Team Identity
  • Developing Effective Communication Across Various Media

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Communicating Across Your Organization

DATE:  03/31/2020

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

PRESENTER: Matt Rush, Center for Leadership and Development Facilitator, Zig Ziglar Legacy Certified Speaker

How do you ensure that the fabric of your team, of your department, of your organization does not unwind as you face the challenges in front of you today? Guiding and empowering others and creating collaboration is essential and the only path to accomplishing that is by communication. Your ability to clearly communicate, build trust and commitment, and motivate others within a remote working environment may be the most important skill set in these uncertain times. This motivating webinar will give you insight into some key topics, including:

  • Applying Communication Skills Across Media
  • Improving Listening with 7 Basic Skills
  • Communicating Through Body Language in a Virtual Environment
  • Choosing a Communication Method
  • Communicating Across Your Entire Organization

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Leading Change in a Complex World

DATE:  04/01/2020

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

PRESENTER: Erin Cambier, Center for Leadership and Development Facilitator, Leadership Coach

Is change the new normal? If this is true, leading and adapting to change becomes one of the key competencies you will need. This requires building credibility, communicating effectively, developing trust, making decisions, and demonstrating confidence. In this important webinar, you will be exposed to some of the most important elements of successfully leading change, including:

  • Facing Complexities and Navigating Fluid Environments
  • Harnessing the Power of Change
  • Understanding the Phases of Change
  • Engaging Stakeholders and Team Members
  • Leading Through the Transition

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Collaborating with Microsoft Teams

DATE:  04/02/2020

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

PRESENTER: Bobbye Garrity, Award-Winning New Horizons Application Instructor, Center for Leadership and Development Facilitator

Team success depends on collaboration. Today, with the sudden shift toward large-scale remote working, how do you maintain that collaborative environment among a distributed workforce? Microsoft Teams is designed exactly for that, bringing the ability to have meetings, group conversations, video chat, file-sharing, co-authoring, SharePoint connection, and real-time access to Office 365 applications in a virtual environment. This engaging webinar will introduce you to the key elements of Microsoft Teams you need today to keep doing business tomorrow. Topics covered include:

  • Getting Started with Microsoft Teams
  • Creating and Using a Channel
  • Posting and Managing Messages and Chat
  • Setting Up and Running a Meeting
  • Handling Files Collaboratively

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Working Together in Microsoft Office 365

DATE:  04/03/2020

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

PRESENTER: Bobbye Garrity, Award-Winning New Horizons Application Instructor, Center for Leadership and Development Facilitator

As you and your teams move to working remotely, it is imperative that the projects you work on are not disrupted. Microsoft Office 365, the cloud-based and collaborative suite of productivity applications, gives you the advantage you need to maintain workflow. Sharing and editing documents in real time, even as your team is geographically dispersed, is essential in navigating this unique situation. This engaging webinar will introduce you to the key elements of Microsoft Teams you need today to keep doing business tomorrow. Topics covered include:

  • Navigate the Office 365 Environment
  • Work with Shared Documents in SharePoint
  • Edit Documents in Office Online
  • Work with OneDrive for Business and Delve
  • Work with Productivity Apps in Combination

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Understanding The Importance of ITIL Certifications and How It Strengthens You

DATE:  04/08/2020

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

PRESENTERS:
  • Erin Smith, Sr., Territory Brand Manager at AXELOS
  • Mary Ryder, Business Development Manager Head of Americas at PeopleCert
  • Akshay Anand, ITIL Author and Ambassador with AXELOS

The recent requirement from AXELOS that all courses (ITIL, PRINCE2 and RESILIA) come with an examination that leads to certification provides a significant value proposition to your business. This webinar will help you understand the value of certification with training to strengthen your business outputs. Topics include how you and your business will realize value by having your teams certified in more than just ITIL Foundation, featuring talking points around:

  • ITIL Specialist: Create Deliver & Support (CDS) – Managing the “Engine Room” of IT
  • ITIL Specialist: Drive Stakeholder Value (DSV) – Creating IT and Digital Services that Delight
  • ITIL Specialist: High Velocity IT (HVIT) – The Future of IT and Digital Services
  • ITIL Strategist: Direct, Plan & Improve (DPI) – Bringing IT and Digital Strategies to Life

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The Art of Influence: An Essential Workplace Competency

DATE:  04/14/2020

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

PRESENTER:  Dr. Jason Pugh, Leadership Facilitator

The art of persuasion is a powerful tool. It empowers you to collaborate with others to achieve mutual outcomes and build consensus. Whether coaching others, developing and growing a client base, fostering support for change, negotiating, or simply working more effectively with peers and supervisors, influencing others is an essential workplace competency. In this webinar, we will discuss best practices on the art of persuasion, selecting and utilizing appropriate styles and strategies to have the most influential effect, as well as understanding how to protect yourself from being manipulated by others. The webinar will touch on:

  • Building workplace relationships based on mutual trust and respect
  • Collaborating effectively through influence and persuasion

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