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When the COVID-19 virus started to spread and impact our local and national Beaver community, we went to work. During times like these, we focused on what we do best — delivering knowledge. Right now our virtual connections to each other continue to be more important than ever for building each other up both personally and professionally amidst a health crisis and a time of economic distress.

 

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Upcoming Webinars

Build a Digital Persona to Reach Your Audience Online

Instructor: Lynn Makela, VP, Business Development at Apiary Digital
Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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Come learn five things your digital behaviors say about you. By creating personas you'll better understand your users' needs, experiences, behaviors and goals.

At the end of this webinar, you'll understand how people are behaving on digital platforms and in the world, interacting with brands and each other, and buying products.


Planning In-House DEI Initiatives and Training

Instructors:
Marla Parker, Founder, Sounding Board Solutions
Erin Haywood, Founder, Powered by Purpose
Thursday, November 19, 2020, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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Effective diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging and justice (DEIBJ) starts with intentionality — specifically being intentional about gaps in how DEIBJ is understood and achieved at the individual and organizational level. This course provides a solid foundation that goes beyond the surface to ensure that your DEIBJ efforts are transformational for the long term and not merely superficial.


New App: Who Dis? Why using the right content on any platform wins every time

Instructor: Jeff Marcoux, VP of Product Marketing & Customer Experience Solutions at Teletech
Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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As new platforms, technologies and devices offer innovative ways to reach consumers, the content remains the fundamental building block of marketing strategy. Led by Jeff Marcoux, our content marketing strategy essentials highlight the key principles to advance your career or business.


Family Enterprise Governance Information Session

Instructor: Charlie Mitchell, Manager, OSU Center for Family Enterprise
Thursday, December 10, 2020, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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Join our webinar to learn about our introductory family business management course. In this course, we examine the required elements of a successful enterprise, a diversified and multigenerational organization composed of multiple business lines.

Come see if this course is for you.


5 Key Principles to Effectively Lead Through Organizational Change

Instructor: Patricia Bravo, Leadership Development Consultant, Bravo For You
Wednesday, December 15, 2020, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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Change might just be the resounding theme of 2020, but it's a constant in our everyday lives — personal and professional. What differentiates a successful workplace change effort from ones that don't succeed? Often, it’s the approach. In this webinar, you’ll learn the five principles needed to effectively communicate and lead through an organizational change.


Balancing Communication and Emotional Intelligence in a Remote Culture

Instructor: Samad Aidane, MSc. PMP, Cross-cultural Leadership Consultant, Trainer and Coach
Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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Today’s largely remote knowledge workers are asked to perform more tasks — faster and with fewer resources. Multitasking is the norm, with distractions at every turn and every hour. You must not only be cognizant of digital interactions with coworkers but alongside homeschooling and/or needy pets. Emotional intelligence and communication are especially important in today’s world.

Join to learn how to achieve balance in today’s working environment.


Create the Perfect Project Schedule for Your Organization

Instructor: Tze-Yiu Yong, PMP, Engineer and Project Manager
Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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Developing a schedule that adequately meets the client’s demands and delivers results isn’t always an easy task. Learn to balance the multiple demands and priorities of a project while remaining within budget and completing deliverables on schedule.


Your Guide to Cross-Channel Content for Digital Marketing

Instructor: Hallie Janssen, Strategic Marketing Executive and Consultant
Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 11 a.m. (PST)
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Learn about the importance of crafting a visual and written content strategy that works across the many digital marketing channels we have today. You’ll leave this course with a deep understanding of platforms, optimization, voice, tone, and a refined process for developing digital content.

Self-paced, 15-minute trainings

 

DEI in Remote Work Environments

This on-demand, 15-minute online training provides an overview of remote work and DEI, ways in which remote work can promote and challenge DEI efforts, and a series of practical strategies designed especially for promoting inclusion in remote workplaces.

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Recruiting Diverse Talent

This on-demand, 15-minute online training provides a refresher on why diversity, equity and inclusion makes good business sense before focusing on bias: what it is, how to identify it during the hiring process, and practical steps that can be taken to address it in order to recruit diverse, talented candidate pools.

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