If your plans for the New Year include giving your career a reboot, take a look at the Seton Hall's professional development lineup for early 2017. Continuing Education and Professional Studies is offering classes in social media, strategic influencing, tax preparation for accountants, and our ever-popular Get Hired Boot Camp, led SHU career coach, Bob Franco.
Classes make great gifts for the Holidays.
Here's what's coming in 2017.
Wednesday, January 4-15th Annual Northern New Jersey Working Together.
The conference begins at 7:30 a.m. with registration and
breakfast. The seminar runs from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and takes place
at the University Center's Main Lounge. Lunch is also included. Register here.
The Working Together program continues to promote the positive ongoing relationship between the tax practitioner community and the Internal Revenue Service. The annual meeting, open to both IRS employees and the practitioner community, has become a "mark your calendar" event for many New Jersey tax professionals. The intent is to engage in ongoing, meaningful dialogue aimed at improving our dealings with one another, thereby improving service to our common customer the taxpayer public.
Saturday, February 25-Get Hired Boot Camp
The Get Hired Bootcamp will arm you with the tools needed to translate your value into employer needs – the critical component of increasing the likelihood of getting hired. Taught by Bob Franco, a recognized thought leader with expertise in organizational change and strategy, the four-hour workshop takes place on the Seton Hall campus on Saturday, February 25 from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. and will focus on two major topics: Interviewing to Get Offers – Presenting a Professional Value-adding Image and The Role of Social Media and Networking in a Job Search. Register here
March 2017- Strategic Influencing and Communication
Lee E. Miller, a professor of management at Seton Hall's Stillman School of Business and a premier trainer in the field of leadership, influencing and negotiating, leads workshops on Strategic Influencing. Miller, co-author of the critically acclaimed A Woman's Guide to Successful Negotiating, will take students through the process of becoming leaders who shape outcomes. Using role playing and small group exercises, these highly interactive workshops will allow participants to experience the process of influencing in different cultural and organizational contexts. Students will analyze different situations and design appropriate strategies to achieve their goals and maximize outcomes. They will practice building consensus within and across teams, and learn how to exercise subtle influence, without resistance. At the end of this course, participants will understand the roles of anchoring, legitimacy, desire, persuasion, and consensus in successful influencing strategies. Visit here » for the Strategic Influencing series spring schedule.
Spring 2017-Social Media for Professionals
Led by technology experts based at Seton Hall, you'll start off by learning how to use social media as a marketing tool. You'll dive into blogging next, then proceed to Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram, followed by Twitter, LinkedIn and Snapchat. On each platform, you'll learn how to build followers, which networks to use for which audiences, and how to promote live news and events using hashtags or @ mentions. The fifth and final segment focuses on data, and how basic analytics tools can help you develop more effective social media campaigns. Visit here » for the Social Media for Professionals spring schedule.