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Dr. Gladis Wins Trustee Leadership Award

Congratulations to Steve Gladis for receiving The Trustee Leadership Award from Leadership Fairfax. Dr. Gladis is honored for his long-standing commitment to civic, academic, and philanthropic leadership, and recognition for inspiring others as coach and mentor. Read more about the recipients of the 2014 Northern Virginia Leadership Awards.

Dr. Gladis returns to George Mason in spring 2015 with his Leadership Communication Certificate Program. For more information, please visit:

http://www.ocpe.gmu.edu/programs/communications/corp_comm_series.php

Photo of Steve Gladis


2015 GIS Course Schedule Released

The 2015 schedule of classes for the Professional Certificate in GIS is now available! Click here for the schedule and registration form. Online registration will be available soon, but you can fax a paper registration to our office if you’re ready to reserve your seats now. The fax number is 703-993-8336.

Questions? Click here for additional program information, or contact Jeanne Spencer at 703-993-8337 or jspence2@gmu.edu.


Fall 2014 Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance Cohort

Welcome Future Coaches!

We would like to welcome the members of the fall 2014 Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance cohort. We are excited to announce that the cohort reached maximum registrations! The cohort is off to a great start and is comprised of leaders from a variety of corporations, businesses, government agencies, and associations.

The Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance Fall 2014 Cohort

Fall 2014 Leadership Coaching Cohort group photo

For more information about the Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance certificate program, visit http://ocpe.gmu.edu/programs/org_dev/leadership_coaching.php or contact Rosalynn at 703-993-2113 or rdhrama1@gmu.edu.


Dr. Henry Lee Returns to Mason

Dr. Henry Lee

Dr. Henry Lee, world-renowned forensic scientist, will be teaming up with George Mason’s Office of Continuing Professional Education to present a seminar in Fairfax, VA. This year, held on November 3-4, 2014, the seminar focuses on Sexually Violent Crime-The Body as Evidence. He will be joined by Dr. Leah Bush, former Assistant Chief Medical Examiner for the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Enhance your investigative knowledge and reconstruction skills
Gain insight into emerging issues in forensic evidence
Learn from top forensic experts

Topics to be covered:

  • Sexual Assault Violent Crime
  • Case Studies
  • Serial Rape Homicide
  • Sexual Assault Case Reconstruction Biological Evidence on Body
  • Trace Evidence on Body Pattern
  • Medical Evidence

Registration information:
http://ocpe.gmu.edu/programs/legal/cold_case.php or call 703-993-8335


Beyond Organic?

Everyone has heard about organic gardening, but do you know why it is different from permaculture? “Permaculture uses organic gardening and farming practices but it goes beyond these practices and integrates the garden and home to create a lifestyle that impacts less on the environment.” Learn more about the differences between the two by visiting http://www.permaculturevisions.com/what-is-permaculture-2/905-2/the-difference-between-organic-gardening-and-permaculture.

George Mason’s Sustainability Institute, in conjunction with the Office of Continuing Professional Education, is presenting the fourth annual offering of the Permaculture Design Certification Course, March 7-March 14, 2015 on the Fairfax Campus. This course continues to grow in popularity and size each year. Spaces are limited and early registration is strongly encouraged.

For information about the program, please call 703-993-8335 or visit http://ocpe.gmu.edu/programs/green/permaculture.php.


2014 Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance Alumni Conference

“Energized.” “Inspired.” “Connected.” These were among the many comments made during the first annual Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance Alumni Conference. It was a wonderful day filled with networking, brainstorming, and education. Productive brainstorming sessions yielded an extensive list of action items from the conference. OCPE and Philosophy IB will work together to develop a steering committee that will address the list of ideas generated at the conference. As we continue to build a strong alumni network we welcome any and all input. We look forward to the future and another successful alumni conference in 2015.

lcop-alumni-2014

We are currently accepting applications for the fall Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance Certificate Program. Visit ocpe.gmu.edu/coaching.html for more information.


New Positive Leadership Certificate Program

The new Positive Leadership Certificate Program will help you become a more self-confident, optimistic, and resilient leader. The Positive Leadership Certificate Program leverages the talents of two George Mason faculty members, Dr. Beth Cabrera and Dr. Steve Gladis–both of whom will bring their academic and real-world experience to focus on leadership with a special emphasis on positivity.

For more information visit http://ocpe.gmu.edu/programs/communications/positive-leader.php or call Rosalynn at 703-993-2113.


Certified Financial Planner Certificate

Recognizing the increasing demand for competent and ethical financial advisors, George Mason University is now offering the Certified Financial Planner education program. Offered in cooperation with Dalton Education, this program is designed to prepare you in the theory and practice of financial planning. Upon completion of this program you will have a comprehensive foundation to practice financial planning.

For more information, visit http://ocpe.gmu.edu/programs/finance/cfp.php or call 877-426-2373.

 

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