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SFP Credential Now Online

George Mason University’s Office of Continuing Professional Education is now a licensed provider of IFMA’s Sustainability Facility Professional Credential online, in addition to our classroom-based courses. Currently, Mason is the sole provider for the online program internationally.

More than just complying with a building rating system, sustainability encompasses a broader view. It is a commitment to improving the facility’s impact on both the environment and people over time. The IFMA SFP Credential Program will provide you with the tools to enhance your sustainability knowledge.

For more information or to register, visit our program page or call 703-993-8335.

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Newly Expanded International Security Program

The Department of Public and International Affairs announces a three week program on specific topics related to International Security. Due to last year’s resounding success, the expanded program will run in July. Each week will emphasize a different area of interest. Individual seminars are in either three or two day formats.

To learn more, please visit the International Security Program page or call 703-993-8335.


Congratulations To The Fall 2013 Coaching Cohort

Congratulations to the fall 2013 Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance cohort. We wish you all the best in your future coaching endeavors.

Fall 2013 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.


Announcing Volgenau’s Virtual Academy

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We are pleased to announce the launch of George Mason University's Virtual Academy. The first preparatory course being offered is Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) starting March 24, 2014.

The Virtual Academy (VirtAc) is a premier online preparatory academy featuring the highest of standards and quality which are the hallmark of Mason.

VirtAc offers online, professional development, non-credit courses and programs along with popular industry-recognized certifications from Cisco, CompTIA, Microsoft, Oracle and others.

For more information, contact us at virtual@gmu.edu, call us at 703-993-3565, and find us at: http://ait.gmu.edu/virtualacademy


New By Popular Demand: Python Scripting Course

Yes, we heard you! In response to requests, we have added a one day workshop on Python Scripting.

GIS 0900 P03: Introduction to Python Scripting Workshop

This one-day class provides an introduction to basic Python syntax, and gives a fundamental understanding of building ArcGIS geo-processing tools utilizing Python. In addition to lecture and instructor led demonstrations, concepts are taught through guided and practical exercises. The workshop will take place January 24 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Mason’s Prince William Campus in the GIS Lab (Room 304A Occoquan Bldg.).

Course pre-requisite is GIS 0110: Introduction to ArcGIS.
Tuition is $295.00.

Click here to register online.
Click here for a paper registration form to fax to our office at 703-993-8336.

If you have questions about this workshop, or would like more information about the GIS Certificate Program, visit our program page or contact Program Manager, Jeanne Spencer at jspence2@gmu.edu or 703-993-8337.


New PMI Community Meeting At Mason

Mason OCPE is pleased to host Project Management Institute (PMI) bi-monthly brown-bag lunch-time meetings at the Arlington Campus. This local community offers project management professionals the opportunity to meet regularly for continuing project management education, development, and networking. The presentations are educational and informative to those with an interest in the field of project management.

These meetings are free and open to the public. Registration is required. PDUs will be available for project management professionals (PMPs). Visit https://www.pmiwdc.org/event-program-series/george-mason-university-community for more information or to register.


Mason Adds Online Facility Management Options

The Office of Continuing Professional Education is pleased to announce that we now offer online courses in the Professional Certificate in Facility Management and IFMA’s Facility Management Professional Credential.

Online courses in the Professional Certificate in Facility Management start on October 29 with FM 0100 Principles of Facility Management. This is in addition to the classes we have been teaching for over 15 years in the Northern Virgina and Washington D.C. areas.

Instructor-led, online courses in IFMA’s FMP Credential are starting in January. Our in-person classes will begin in February in Fairfax, VA.

For more information, call 703-993-8335 or visit our program pages:

Free Webinar: Happiness and Productivity at Work

Dr. Steve Gladis and Dr. Beth Cabrera recently partnered in a webinar to discuss the effects of positivity on people's psychological, mental, and social well-being. Learn how experiencing positive emotions can help you achieve higher levels of success.

Watch for their new Positive Leadership Certificate Program coming Spring 2014 to Mason, featuring both Dr. Gladis and Dr. Cabrera!


 

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