Westbrook, ME (PRWEB) August 30, 2014
Husson University announced today that it will be hosting presentations by Robert Laliberte, past board member of the Maine chapter of the Project Management Institute, on Wednesday, August 27 and Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. at their new Southern Maine campus in Westbrook.
Laliberte will describe his techniques for developing and managing change through collaboration. He will also discuss appreciative and disruptive inquiry techniques. By helping members of the business community better understand the value of managing team initiatives, Husson hopes to increase interest in their new Project Management Leadership Program.
This presentation will feature an overview of the latest concepts that make collaborative project management such an important part of every successful modern business, said Charlie Collins, Ed.D., executive director of Husson Universitys Southern Maine campus. Individuals who have completed a project management educational program are better equipped to make important contributions to business operations, supply chain management, information technology operations, construction projects and a wide range of other professional endeavors.
Increasing the level of project management expertise in Southern Maine has the potential to enhance the success, efficiency and profitability of the local business community. In an effort to promote the value of this important body of knowledge, Husson University is now offering a new Project Management Leadership program designed to help individuals get the skills they need to supervise initiatives from conception to completion.
Over the course of the program, students take a case study through a four-phase project planning process. They learn about the unique challenges at each stage and the specific actions they can take that increase the likelihood of project completion and success. Risk management, time management, project control, conflict management and procurement are just some of the topics that will be addressed. The program concludes with a course that prepares students to take the Project Management Professional (PMP
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Richmond, Ky. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014
Dr. Peter Mansi, president of the International Association of Arson Investigators, a professional fire investigation association with 79 chapters and 8,000 members world-wide, took time from attending the 2014 IAAI Tennessee state meeting in Knoxville, TN, to travel to Eastern Kentucky University to visit with faculty and staff of the School of Safety, Security and Emergency Management (SSEM).
Greg Gorbett, Associate Professor, SSEM, invited Dr. Mansi to campus to tour the classrooms and labs and discuss the degree programs offered by the Fire Protection Program at Eastern Kentucky Universitys College of Justice & Safety.
EKU has had a close working relationship with the past presidents of IAAI, including EKU grads, and this is an opportunity to show Dr. Mansi what we do here and talk about working together in the future, said Gorbett, who also coordinates the on campus and online Fire Protection Administration (FPA) and Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation (FAEI) degrees. The visit was especially meaningful because Mansi resides in the United Kingdom and was only visiting the United States for a limited time.
Dr. Mansi, became President of the IAAI in April 2014. He is the first off-US Continent President in the IAAIs 65 year history. He served as the UK Chapter President for 11 years.
Both IAAI and EKUs FAEI program have a common goal of increasing knowledge and professionalism in the fire investigation profession, said Gorbett. It was a pleasure to highlight EKUs remarkable facilities and faculty with an eye towards building a more active relationship between EKU and IAAI.
Dr. Mansi was an operational fire officer within the London Fire Brigade for over 30 years; the last 12 of those as a fire investigator. He has a Ph.D. in forensic fire investigation, developing a unique and comprehensive methodology by designing a series of 23 Fire Investigation Road Maps (FIRMs) and associated guidance. He is now a Managing Partner in Fire Investigations (UK) LLP, a forensic fire investigation consultancy, which responds to cases throughout the world.
Eastern Kentucky Universitys College of Justice & Safety offers three accredited and highly respected degree programs in fire protection, which are available online and on-campus. Students may choose from Fire, Arson & Explosion Investigation, Fire Protection Administration and Fire Protection & Safety Engineering Technology. EKU is a fully accredited, brick-and-mortar institution celebrating more than 100 years of student success.
Birmingham UK (PRWEB UK) 22 August 2014
Local jewellery entrepreneur, Director Rajesh Vora Aka Raj, The Diamond Doctor is delighted to announce that he has entered into a player endorsement deal with his beloved Premiership football club Aston Villa. This deal has Diamond Dealer Direct sponsoring Villa star midfielder Fabien Delph, 25 and current club captain and Dutch World Cup star Ron Vlaar, 29.
Director Raj Vora, said he is honoured to be sponsoring two of Villas major players from the last premiership campaign and said this would be the first of many strategic sponsorship deals that Diamond Dealer Direct will enter into in the future with the emphasis of supporting charity fund raising events, whilst increasing his brands visibility in the local community.
As part of the sponsorship deal I had the opportunity to watch the current crop of talent get put through their paces at the state of the art Body Moor Heath training facility. I gained a fascinating insight into the daily routine of a professional footballer when I spoke with many of the players after a gruelling training session, enthused Raj.
To celebrate the sponsorship deal and the launch of their new on-line website, Diamond Dealer Direct will be offering up to 70% Off RRP High Street prices on a range of diamond jewellery when purchased online throughout the months of August to the end of September, 2014. The new website does an excellent job of showcasing the wide range of spectacular jewellery offered by this diamond retailer and is extremely easy to navigate.
The website at http://www.diamonddealerdirect.co.uk lays out all of their available diamond creations for visitors, and it is plain to see that the speciality of this retailer is diamonds. The website is designed to help customers make well-informed decisions with an education section setting out information on carat, colour, clarity, shape and cut.
For those patrons who prefer to come into store and shop in person, the physical address is 43 Warstone Lane in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham. We will offer an international price match guarantee on any like for like basis, says Raj. Raj would like to wish the players, management, staff and supporters of Aston Villa Football Club a successful 2014/2015 campaign.
About Diamond Dealer Direct Ltd.
Located in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham with its grass roots in the trade of loose certified diamonds and manufacturing. With humble beginnings as a diamond wholesaler, Diamond Dealer Direct continues to strive to supply stunning diamond engagement rings and diamond jewellery at their retail outlet. This extensive range of high quality certified diamond rings and jewellery is sold at competitive prices both at the store location in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham and on-line.
About Rajesh Vora Aka Raj The Diamond Doctor
Born in 1980, Raj spent his early years enjoying school life. He went on to King Edwards Five Ways Grammar School. He went on to study a degree in Biomedical Science at Birmingham Uni.
After graduating with an honours degree, he took various courses in fitness, nutrition and sports injury rehabilitation. After getting married, Raj spent some time in the family diamond wholesale business and never left after realizing business was his calling. Raj identified a clear gap in the market, to provide an exclusive education to clients, whilst supplying high end diamond jewellery at wholesale prices. Raj is a pure scientist by trade and an entrepreneur my nature. It’s no wonder he is known as the Diamond Doctor.
Wrightwood, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014
Mountain Highs 2014/15 Season Pass is the best value in Southern California and beginning August 30th, anytime season passes are on sale for up to 64% off. The Wrightwood Resort is also offering Young Adult & College passes to help students save even more. For as little as $ 249 (Regular $ 699) guests can enjoy an entire season of skiing and snowboarding at Southern Californias closest winter resort plus track their days ridden, number of days, vertical feet and more. Seniors age 70 & over receive a free season pass and children ages 6 through 12 receive a season pass with the purchase of an adult season pass. Visit http://www.mthigh.com/season-pass-sale for a full listing of prices and benefits including Mountain Highs $ 49 VIP Upgrade.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (PRWEB) August 16, 2014
ICDC College is thrilled to announce that Hispanic singer and actress Chiquis is bringing her message of empowerment and taking control of your life to past, present, and future students of ICDC College. Chiquis, the daughter of late singer Jenni Rivera, is proud to partner with ICDC College and promote education to help change peoples lives. The school helps make students education dreams a reality by providing them with a variety of career training programs to choose from. By teaming with Chiquis, the school aims to blend empowering students through education with the stars own inspirational story.
As part of the partnership, ICDC College will feature Chiquis in a TV commercial, YouTube videos, ads, and in various social media initiatives. The first YouTube video is already on ICDC Colleges channel, and can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CeyCAEexk6g. Get your education, and it will change your life! Chiquis proudly says in the video. Her earliest memories were of her mother riding her bike to school, and this taught her to never give up.
In my career, Ive tried to inspire people to live their dreams, no matter what! Chiquis says. ICDC College helps students achieve their college dreams, so Im thrilled we can team up!
Chiquis, who enjoys a global influence in the entertainment world, first gained fame through reality shows and web series. In these projects, viewers saw Chiquis promote independence by living on her own, something which bucked Hispanic tradition, but a lifestyle in which she was proud to show as it may inspire others to live their dreams.
For more information, please contact Rene Nunez via e-mail at rene.nunez(at)icdccollege(dot)edu, or via telephone at (310) 482-6996 ext. 105.
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As a child, Chiquis saw her mother, Jenni Rivera, riding her bike to and from school, determined to get an education at all costs. Chiquis grew up seeing how hard you have to work to make your dreams a reality, and with all that shes accomplished so quickly in her life, shes successfully incorporated those lessons into her life.
In addition to starring in reality shows and webisodes, Chiquis aims to empower people by inspiring them to Boss Up! and take control of their lives, relationships, families, and careers. Her fans are known as the #BossBeeNation on Twitter.
About ICDC College:
ICDC College is a career training school with a variety of different programs that focus on developing students entry-level skills in areas like Healthcare Management, Alcohol and Drug Counseling, Homeland Security, Business, Medical Assisting, Criminal Justice, Computer Technology, and more! Since 1995, ICDC Colleges dedication to students has evolved to include online Associate Degrees, and a variety of online and campus-based Fast-Track Diplomas and Certificates.
ICDC College offers and accepts government financial aid – including Veteran and Military Benefits – for those who qualify. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges and is approved by the Department of Veteran Affairs as an Institution of Higher Learning (IHL). ICDC College has been named a Military Friendly School
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Walnut Creek, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014
This September, CUE and The Learning Revolution Project will host the first ever Online Summit featuring Google for Education, which will highlight the work of Google Certified Teachers, Google Education Trainers, Google Educators and Googlers themselves. This event will take place entirely online, and all sessions will be recorded via Google Hangouts on Air. Registrants will have access to recordings indefinitely.
Registration for the weekend summit is $ 40 and is now open at http://www.giesummit.org. This low price includes unlimited access to the archives as mentioned as well as a one-year membership to CUE. The online summit will take place September 6 & 7, 2014, 9am-6pm Pacific (GMT-7).
We are excited to bring this new format of professional development and collaboration to educators, said Mike Lawrence, CUEs CEO. Most brick-and-mortar conferences, including our own, require attendees to pick and choose between sessions. By offering unlimited archival access to all the sessions, we ensure that attendees can see everything. Steve Hargadon, founder of the Learning Revolution Project, whose online events have had hundreds of thousands of attendees, adds: The travel time and expenses of face-to-face events can make them hard to attend–having a virtual conference significantly opens the door to easier participation.
Call for Proposals
Google Certified Teachers, Google Education Trainers and Google Educators can apply to present at the inaugural virtual summit To apply, fill out this Submission Form by September 1, 2014. If your session(s) is accepted, you will be notified on a rolling basis starting on August 15. Apply early as submissions are reviewed and accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Proposal strands include Search Literacy, Leveraging Devices and Apps, Digital Citizenship, IT/GAFE Management, STEM and Computer Science, Gone Google Stories, Innovation in Leadership, Getting Googley: Projects and Initiatives from Google, Project-Based Learning Using Google, Professional Learning and even more. Visit http://www.giesummit.org for more details on the event.
Ed Tech Professional Development is at the core of CUE’s work. We strive to be a community inspiring innovative learners. By providing Ed Tech professional development to schools, districts, and local educators on the infusion of emerging technologies, we can help better prepare students for college and careers ahead. | http://www.cue.org
About the Learning Revolution Project
The Learning Revolution Project holds “conference 2.0″ virtual and physical events and promotes the events of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. The Internet is shifting the boundaries of these worlds, and we believe that as they increasingly overlap and integrate these conversations will be critical to framing and preparing for the learning revolution starting to take place. Learning Revolution projects have 130,000 members from 200+ countries. | learningrevolution.com
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