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ANNOUNCEMENTS

March is Technology Month at CUNY University Training

EVENTS

Arts and Culture

Feb. 20: CAT Youth Presents "What Lies Beneath"

Workshops and Seminars

Feb. 25: Rolling with the Punches: Small Business Survival for 2009

Feb. 25: Civil Rights in the '60s -- Echoes of the Movement

Feb. 26: Zicklin Graduate Leadership Speaker Series: William Macaulay

 

Announcements

March is Technology Month at CUNY University Training

From: Leah Schanke
Training and Development Specialist
Office of Human Resources

Course Application can be found at this link: http://web.cuny.edu/administration/ohrm/training-development/PDLM_APPLICATION-5.pdf

Send completed course applications to HR.Learning@baruch.cuny.edu or fax to Fanny Zou at 646-660-6591.

Below is a listing of computer software courses for March 2009 from the Office of Professional Development and Learning Management (CUNY University Training). To register for one or more courses, please complete the application located at the above link and fax the completed application to Fanny Zou in the Office of Human Resources at 646-660-6591 or e-mail application to HR.Learning@baruch.cuny.edu. University Training likes to receive applications at least 10 days before the start of a course, and popular courses do fill up quickly.

For further information on professional development programs from CUNY University Training, please visit the CUNY web site: www.cuny.edu/training.

For questions regarding registering for any of the courses, please contact Leah Schanke, our Training and Development Specialist, at Leah.Schanke@baruch.cuny.edu or at 646-660-6618.

Exploring the Personal Computer

Description: this half-day course will reinforce the attributes of skilled computer users by providing

them with the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to conduct their assigned tasks. This course will cover

hardware, software, some computer basics, and Internet navigation.

Date: 03/03/2009

Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Location: Central Office at 57th Street

Course No.: WTT 101

Cost: $25 per person

Word 2003/2007 Basics

Description: a highly interactive course designed to give participants an introduction to the features of Word 2003. This full-day course will enable users to create, edit, and enhance standard business documents, and to become more comfortable using the software for daily tasks. A brief introduction to Word 2007 also will be presented.

Date: 03/10/2009 OR 03/17/09 (Same one-day course offered twice)

Time: 9:30 AM-4:30 PM

Location: Central Office at 57th Street

Course No.: WTT 121

Cost: $25 fee per person

Excel 2003/2007 Basics

Description: participants will learn basic skills for creating, editing, formatting and printing worksheets. An introduction to formulas, functions and using the chart wizard also will be covered, as well as a brief introduction to Excel 2007.

Date: 03/24/2009

Time: 9:30 AM-4:30 PM

Location: Central Office at 57th Street

Course No.: WTT 141

Cost: $25 fee per person

Excel 2003/2007 Intermediate

Description: expanding on the basic skills, this workshop will give participants the ability to rotate chart

text, plot data, work with objects, and sort and protect data. Participants will work intensively with formulas and functions

(such as “If” functions) and create headers and footers. (For employees with more thorough knowledge of basic level Excel.)

Date: 03/31/2009

Time: 9:30 AM-4:30 PM

Location: Central Office at 57th Street

Course No.: WTT 141

Cost: $25 fee per person

 

Arts and Culture

Friday, Feb. 20 - Sunday, Mar. 1 | Baruch Performing Arts Center

CAT Youth Presents What Lies Beneath

Are we ever who we seem to be? Or, are we buried beneath the secrets that we keep? In this original production, the award-winning CAT Youth Theatre takes us to a graveyard where the voices that haunt us the most aren’t always the voices of the past.

 

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Wednesday, Feb. 25, 8 am | Baruch College and Flatiron BID

Small Business Survival for 2009

This forum will include a panel discussion by experts from business, government, academia and banking, along with breakout sessions on how small businesses should respond to challenging times.

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 7 pm | CUNY Graduate Center

Voices, Past and Present – Civil Rights in the '60s: Echoes of the Movement

Baruch's Professor Clarence Taylor will moderate this panel discussion on the legacy of the Civil Rights movement. Participants include Life magazine photographer Bob Adelman; Hank Thomas, a Freedom Rider; Roger Wilkins, an award-winning journalist and assistant attorney general under President Lyndon B. Johnson; and Rudy Lombard, executive vice chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality. This event takes place at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Thursday, Feb. 26, 12 pm | Zicklin School of Business

Zicklin Graduate Leadership Speaker Series: William Macaulay ('66)

Mr. Macaulay, a Baruch alumnus, is chairman and CEO of First Reserve Corporation. Mr. Macaulay serves, or has served, as a director on the boards of 10 of the 50 largest oilfield service companies in the world with public market capitalizations in excess of $1 billion.

 

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