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Workshops & Seminars

Goodwin College of Professional Studies frequently hosts or takes part in workshops, seminars, and professional development opportunities at Drexel University and throughout Philadelphia. These events, separate from our Continuing Professional Education course offerings, provide an opportunity to build your network, learn new skills, and strengthen existing professional ones, such as business communication, management, and leadership.

International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Certification Training

Dates:

Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E)

August 9 - 10, 2019

Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM)

August 16 - 17, 2019

GDPR Ready

August 9-17, 2019

Cost:

$1,850 - $3,595

Details: 

In partnership with the Kline School of Law and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), we are offering in-person training for certification programs valuable to anyone looking to advance their career in information privacy. Whether you manage day-to-day operations, you’re implementing privacy controls in technology or you’re the go-to person for privacy laws and regulations, we’ve got you covered. The two-day courses are taught by Drexel law professors on campus in Philadelphia and prepare you to take the CIPP/E and CIPM certification exams.

Drexel and Military Discounts

Special discounts are available for Kline School of Law students and alumni, Drexel alumni, Drexel University Online partners and military. Contact Stephanie Johnson, Associate Director of Graduate Programs (snj22@drexel.edu), for more information.

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How to Provide Effective Feedback: The Conversation You Have with Yourself and Others

Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Time: 5 - 9 p.m.

Cost:$149.00

CEUs: .04

PDHs: 4

Details:

Do you want to advance your career and be considered an emerging leader in your industry? Did you know that one of the fastest ways to foster your professional growth is by demonstrating that you are an effective communicator that is willing to learn new strategies to drive results? In this workshop taught by experts at Hello, you will learn how to successfully navigate conversations with a focus on composure during difficult situations by implementing Hello's impactful 4S Conversations® framework. You will also learn to identify how the right feedback, communication and skills can convert miscommunication into actionable steps. Understanding how to gain alignment around the goals of conversations and recognizing what success looks like for everyone will be a game-changer for your professional development and your career.

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Early Career: Jumpstart Fundamental Series

Dates: Thursday, October 3 and Thursday, October 10, 2019

Time: 1 - 4 p.m. 

Cost: $349.00 

CEUs: 0.6 

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Looking to join the workforce, but you're not sure if you have the skills to succeed? Look no further, our Jumpstart Fundamental Series is for you. Upon completion of these workshops, you will build two distinct skills—in personal brand-building and job searching—and use them to create a foundation for your future.

This series is designed for the new, or nearly new potential employees, who want to cover all their bases. Combine the knowledge of these career-building sessions and launch a new exciting phase of your life. 

Workshops included in this series—Personal Brand and Power and Job Search and Career Plans—are offered at a discounted bundle rate. Or, you can register for individual workshops below.

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Personal Brand and Power

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2019

Time: 1 - 4 p.m. 

Cost: $199.00 

CEUs: 0.3 

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“You are the message.” This session provides a hands-on approach to unraveling your Personal Brand and Power to help you achieve new milestones and reach your goals. Personal branding is the process of developing a “mark” that is created around your name or your career. You use this “mark” to express and communicate your skills, personality, and values. 

You will learn how to use personal power to positively impact you and your career, whether you’re undergoing a career transition, or you’d like to take your career to a new level. 

Your personal brand is your power and is the ultimate currency in the 21st-century workplace. Make it work for you. 

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Job Search and Career Plans

Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019

Time: 1 - 4 p.m. 

Cost: $199.00 

CEUs: 0.3 

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Looking for a job is a job. It presents itself as a challenging and at times frustrating endeavor. To be successful at your job search it is important to use a proven process, like the one we employ in this workshop. If not, you may discover that although you are well-intentioned, you might not be as productive as you could have been.

During the workshop, you have an opportunity to interact with like-minded peers and a career coach—which can boost your morale and excitement. 

We start by helping you create your overall strategy, in which you target organizations that are consistent with your career plan. You will learn how to efficiently research target companies. Beyond this, you will gain an understanding of how to network to achieves results. Finally, we will coach you through effective interviewing techniques to win the job you are seeking. 

Build your capabilities and confidence for a successful job search. Whether you are just starting your career, or are a seasoned performer, don’t embark on this critical journey alone. 

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Mid-Career: Super Savvy Business Advancement Series

Date: Saturday, September 28 and Saturday, October 5, 2019

Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Cost: $349.00 

CEUs: 0.6 

PDHs:

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Are you passionate about advancing your career? We are too, and this series is designed to help you achieve your goals. When you join these workshops, you will get a fantastic understanding of how to strategically move your career forward and build your brand to take you to the next level. 

These sessions are designed to benefit professional leaders that are currently working or displaced workers looking to retool their career expansion. 

Combining the knowledge from these two sessions will put you on the cutting edge of career advancement. 

Workshops included in this series—Managing Up, Down, Across the Organization & Change Management—are offered at a discounted bundle rate. Or, you can register for individual workshops below.

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Managing Up, Down, Across the Organization

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019

Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Cost: $199.00 

CEUs: 0.3 

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Organizations are complex, and today’s most effective employees must have the ability to influence, oversee, assign, delegate and drive timely results. You may find that as your career progresses, your role frequently involves motivating and managing outside your direct span of control. All of which requires the hybridization of interpersonal and behavioral skills. 

Appropriately, the new hybrid jobs involve using both tactical skills and mastering the more elusive people skills required to successfully manage both people and projects to completion through the skills and efforts of others. 

This workshop focuses on the interpersonal skills that will engage and inspire individuals and teams to produce greater employee satisfaction—and enhance business performance.

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Change Management

Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019

Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Cost: $199.00 

CEUs: 0.3 

PDHs:

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In today’s hyper-competitive environment, organizations that do not change face a high risk of extinction. Change—like company culture shifts, new hires or updated processes and policies— does not occur by itself. To be successful, change needs to be part of a progressive and proven process. Most importantly, this session will cover how it is managed. You will learn how to deal with change in a proactive manner. This will include developing a change strategy which identifies and deals with obstacles that will undoubtedly be encountered. This change management plan will address the technical, people and organization factors necessary to transition an organization. Because change is a continuous process, managing it is a skill set that mid-career employees will certainly put to great use. Become the “go-to” person in your organization who is recognized as knowing how to manage change. 

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Seasoned/Career Changer: The Crossover Series 

Date: Tuesday, October 1 and Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Time: 1 - 4 p.m. 

Cost: $349.00 

CEUs: 0.6 

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Looking to continue to work, at your pace? If you are at the peak of your career and are in search of a way to stay active, engaged and paid this series is for you. 

This series is customized for our participants defining pre and post-retirement or making a final career change. Combining the knowledge from these two sessions will prepare you in defining your personal career exit strategy. 

Workshops included in this series—Career Pivot and Knowledge Transition and Succession Planning—are offered at a discounted bundle rate. Or, you can register for individual workshops below.

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Career Pivot and Knowledge Transition

Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Time: 1 - 4 p.m. 

Cost: $199.00 

CEUs: 0.3 

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The world continues to change and a career pivot is an intentional, step-by-step process that taps into your foundational knowledge and leverages your years of experience to a new and exciting hybrid career. You will learn the top three best practices to make that next career move, how to showcase your accomplishments and how to set the hours, expectations and outcomes. 

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Succession Planning

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Time: 1 - 4 p.m. 

Cost: $199.00 

CEUs: 0.3 

PDHs:

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Succession planning is a force multiplier to enable a business to grow. It is an essential element in retaining the most productive employees and managers. With skill hybridization on the rise, developing a succession plan is becoming more complex. As the shortage of key employees presents a growing problem for the industry, successful succession planning is emerging as the critical answer. 

Become part of the elite team that builds your talent pool and leadership pipeline. This workshop will improve your leadership development ability. It will extend your professional capabilities and your contribution to the long-term success of your organization. 

Understanding the fundamentals of building an effective succession plan is an important component of a senior employee’s skills inventory. Learn how to develop and nurture new and existing talent, support business growth, and anticipate and handle talent shortages.

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