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New Horizons free training webinars are a great opportunity to see the real value the latest technologies can bring to your organization—whether you’re a business decision maker, training professional, developer, engineer or project manager.

Our training webinars cover the latest topics in the industry including IT training, information security, graphics and design, business skills, and office productivity. With new topics every month, there’s something for everyone.

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Joining the Low-code/No-code Revolution with Microsoft Power Apps

DATE:  09/15/2021

PRESENTER:  Eric Satterfield

 The world of application development and process automation is undergoing a dramatic revolution with the advent of low-code/no-code development tools such as Microsoft Power Apps. What previously took multiple coding languages and days of development can now be accomplished in half the time using a drag-and-drop interface and Excel-like functions. This empowers non-programmers, pro developers, and everyone in-between to quickly create and share amazing, interactive business applications. 

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Creating Engaging Meetings in a Remote World

DATE:  09/14/2021

PRESENTER:  Dr. Jason Pugh

"In the changing world and the big shift to online infrastructures, instead of connecting teams virtually meetings seem to create more disconnect. The big question that goes through everyone’s mind is “How can I make my meetings more purposeful?” This engaging webinar brings a new perspective and key tips on how to build better preparation, engagement, and empowerment for all participants in a virtual meeting, ensuring you get more out of your team members in order to build a better tomorrow…remotely. 

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Essentials for your Business

DATE:  09/09/2021

PRESENTER:  Jeff Felice

Before you can explore the many ways in which Artificial Intelligence (AI) can transform your business, you need to grasp what AI is and is not. In this session, we will identify what exactly AI is, as well as gain a high-level understanding of the components which make up AI – providing a framework for understanding the practical implications. At the end of the session, you will be able to identify the concepts that are foundational to AI and major high-level approaches to machine learning and deep learning.

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What’s New in Excel for Microsoft 365?

DATE:  08/25/2021

PRESENTER:  Eric Satterfield, New Horizons Application Instructor

In the age of Microsoft 365, the Excel of today is very different from the Excel of yesteryear. With Microsoft releasing brand new features every few months, 365 users get to live a life of perpetual discovery, a life full of potential surprises that can be easily missed with a busy schedule. Over the course of this session, Eric will showcase some of the newest, niftiest, time-saving features to hit Excel 365 of which you may never have heard to help you start leveraging Excel to the fullest.

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Tags: Microsoft Office|Excel|Office 365

Transitioning from Subject Matter Expert to Organizational Catalyst

DATE:  08/10/2021

PRESENTER:  Hanna Bauer, Center for Leadership and Development Facilitator, Executive Leadership Coach, Team John Maxwell Certified

What would you do if given the opportunity to bring about change in your organization? What difference in the marketplace would you help bring? As a subject matter expert, you have proven the skills necessary for your role and the performance to back it up. You respond well to requests as you get a front row glimpse of the upcoming needed change. There is a growing impatience with the status quo, that if leveraged can take you and your company to new levels. Mastering the upcoming demands will require out of the box thinking and your leadership skills to navigate them beyond your current reach. Will you be driven by change or be the driver of change?

In this webinar we will:
• Define and Identify Catalysts in your organization
• Explore Motivation and Inspiration in leadership
• Leverage your company's initiatives for business case and sustainability

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Tags: Career Development|Leadership and Professional Development

Demystifying storage types and use cases in Amazon Web Services (AWS)

DATE:  08/04/2021

PRESENTER:  Shawn Bolan, Technical Trainer at New Horizons of Nebraska

Attendees in this session will learn about the numerous types of storage technologies available to AWS customers.  The webinar will provide technical information to assist with the selection of the best type of storage for a particular use case.  The session will present several different real-world use cases to help clarify the technical capabilities and benefits of each storage technology.

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The Changing Role of the Technologist through Privacy

DATE:  07/21/2021

PRESENTER:  Byron Johnson, Channel Sales Manager – North America (The IAPP)

Data protection authorities around the globe are enforcing regulations that mandate how data can be captured, stored and used. This makes technology, data and other professionals with dual literacy in both privacy and technology essential components to ensure operations meet privacy goals and mitigate risks. Byron will review what changes are happening to the traditional “technologist” role and how New Horizons can help you be the solution to this new hurdle for organizations and professionals alike. The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is a resource for professionals who want to develop and advance their careers by helping their organizations successfully manage these risks and protect their data. In fact, we’re the world’s largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community.

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Tags: Career Development

Project Management Tips and Tricks, for your Personal and Professional Life

DATE:  07/13/2021

PRESENTER:  Jason Hollandsworth, New Horizons Instructor

Know all the details up front?  Got the priorities in line?  Set clear and measurable goals?  Will you need to be more Agile?  Does the budget and schedule coincide with the plan?  Is the work performed the same as the work we intended?  Wait… are we talking about our personal or professional lives?  Find out at this upcoming seminar!  

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Microsoft Office Tips & Tricks

DATE:  07/08/2021

PRESENTER:  Bobbye Garrity, Microsoft Office/Business Skills Trainer

Microsoft Office—we all use it on a regular basis. Let’s unlock the full potential to increase productivity! In this webinar, you will learn essential advanced Office skills in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. You will learn how to use shortcuts and create visually appealing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations using new features.

  •  Excel
    • Keyboard shortcuts
    • Advanced Excel tools
    • Data visualization
  • Word
    • New features
    • Keyboard shortcuts
    • Customization
  • PowerPoint
    • Creating visually appealing presentations
    • Charts-linking vs embedding
    • Slideshow shortcuts
  • Outlook
    • Quick steps
    • Hidden features
    • Shortcuts

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Tags: Office 365

The Value of Certification: Microsoft Azure & Security

DATE:  06/16/2021

PRESENTER:  Julie-Anne Arsenault, Director of Go to Market, Worldwide Learning, Microsoft

Every company is becoming a technology company – whether tech is in their mission or it enables the mission, every company is finding that they need to be working in new ways. In a world of “tech intensity,” a future we are quickly approaching, being able to use existing technology to create new technology requires advanced skills and training.

During the one-hour session with Julie-Anne Arsenault, Director of Go to Marketing, Worldwide Learning for Microsoft, you’ll learn the three pillars of tech intensity, the importance of training and building a learning culture, and why certifications benefit your business.

Other key takeaways:

  • How innovation can allow you to gain a competitive advantage
  • Why building a learning culture is important including investing in training for your teams and rewarding employees that invest in their learning
  • Why prioritizing certifications in hiring and recruiting is key in keeping talent and benefiting the business
  • How IT certifications can help save time and resources when evaluating new candidates

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Tags: Microsoft Technical|Azure|Cybersecurity

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