Tuesday, November 29, 2016

LEARN Jacksonville Winter 2017 Course Catalog has arrived - Registration is OPEN!

Hot off the press! The LEARN Jacksonville Winter Catalog has arrived, and registration is OPEN!

View all of the courses we offer, look over the Winter 2017 Course Catalog, or REGISTER here: http://www.unf.edu/ce/learnjax/

Start your new year strong. No membership needed! With more than 75 courses, there's something for everyone!

From quilt-making, wine tasting, and photography to stock management, languages, and self-defense. All points in between and more!

More locations. More convenience. LEARN Jacksonville has partnered with First Coast YMCA to offer classes at six YMCA locations. This is in addition to the classes offered at UNF! You do not have to be a Y member to attend, but members receive a 20% discount. Y members click here to learn more.

Monday, November 28, 2016

CFP Information Session Dec. 13


Attend our CFP® information session December 13 from 6:00 - 8:00p.m. to learn more about our Certified Financial Planner program! Meet the instructors and have your questions answered by experts in the field.

REGISTER NOW for our CFP Info Session HERE!

The demand for CFP professionals is expected to grow by 32% in the next decade, according to CNN and Payscale. Employers in the financial industry are seeking talent to support this industry certification.

Our certificate program will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to help clients meet their financial objectives.

UNFCE is registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board) to provide the certified financial planning program.

Successful completion of our program meets the education requirement, making you eligible to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination. 



Thursday, November 24, 2016

Crash Course in Screenwriting

Join us for an action-packed day of our "Crash Course in Screenwriting" with Professional Screenwriter Sharon Y. Cobb!
Explore the three-act structure, basics of creating movie characters, film stories and plot construction. Learn about loglines, synopsis and beat sheets. Get ready to kick-start your screenwriting career in this buckle-your-seatbelt introductory workshop.

Sharon Cobb is a professional screenwriter who is a member of the Writers Guild of America who has sold pitches and scripts to studios and has had films produced.

The course is 12/3/16 from 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

"Everyone Needs to Know About Divorce" Workshop - by Second Saturday

Interested in learning more about divorce? Register now for our "Second Saturday - What Everyone Needs to Know About Divorce" class, Saturday (12/10) from 9a.m. - 12:30p.m.

Second Saturday is a divorce workshop for women designed to help you take the next step, no matter where you are in the process of untying the knot.

The workshop deals with the legal, financial, family and personal issues of divorce in a logical, yet compassionate way. This program is aimed to reduce the fear, uncertainty and doubt that one can experience during this life transition.

Second Saturday was created by the non-profit Women’s Institute for Financial Education (WIFE.org), the nation’s longest-running non-profit devoted to female financial literacy.

You will learn:

  • The twelve financial pitfalls of divorce.
  • Techniques to deal with the fear, uncertainty and doubt that are associated with divorce.
  • Key legal issues with divorce.
  • Common emotional and family issues with divorce.
  • Real estate/Home ownership considerations.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

UNF Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Certificate Program

Are you currently employed in the #FinancialServices industry, or looking to pursue a career in the financial service profession?

UNF Division of Continuing Education’s “Certified Financial Planner Certificate Program” will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to help clients meet their financial objectives.



As a CFP Board-Registered Program, our courses satisfy the board's education requirement, allowing an individual to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination.

To SIGN UP and for more information, visit: http://www.unf.edu/ce/cfp/

This 273-hour certificate program was established to meet professional’s needs to plan, assess and evaluate a client's financial future through the development of a comprehensive financial plan.

The program curriculum includes: general principles, insurance planning, income tax planning, investment planning, retirement planning, estate planning, and capstone.

Some of our past program attendees were employed by major financial services companies such as Merrill Lynch, Fidelity, Transamerica Financial Advisors, and many more.

Our courses deliver comprehensive financial planning instruction, provide the education requirements for the #CFP certification exam, and provide professional networking.

(Attend our Information Sessions: 12/13/16 from 6p.m.-8p.m., and 1/11/17 from 5:30p.m. – 7:30p.m.)

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Prepare to tackle the editing process with our "Be Your Own Editor" course!

Tackle the editing process with us in our "Be Your Own Editor" course!

In today’s literary world, agents, publishers, and contest committees expect submissions to be as close to perfect as possible. That means it is the responsibility of budding authors to either thoroughly edit their own work or pay hundreds (or even thousands) of dollars to a freelance editor.

This course, taught by Professional Editor John Boles, will help train you to catch and correct the most common mistakes made by writers of fiction and nonfiction alike.

You will gain practical experience in identifying and overcoming your weaknesses as a writer.

The next course is from 11/30/16 - 12/14/16 (on Wednesdays) from 6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m. at UNF Herber University Center.

Register now! http://ht.ly/7dpl3069ugD

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

"Blogging for Business and Pleasure" UNFCE Course on 11/19!

Do you have a passion that you are eager to broadcast to the world? Do you have a business that would benefit from Internet marketing?

A blog is a free, easy do-it-yourself website where you may write about anything you please.

UNF Continuing Education's course, "Blogging for Business and Pleasure", is a one-day course on 11/19/16 from 9a.m. - 5p.m. hosted at YMCA. You will learn all the blogging basics: choosing subjects, locating the best website host, uploading videos, finding readers, and adding an Amazon store to sell items.

Your blogging possibilities are endless.

Sign up today for the next course, 11/19/16 here: http://ht.ly/iMn0305MfFf

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Monday, November 14, 2016

"Impressive Wines for the Holidays" Wine Tasting TONIGHT!

Celebrate the #holidays in our "Impressive Wines for the Holidays" #WineTasting course TONIGHT (11/14) from 6:00p.m. to 8:30p.m.! 🍷

There are many causes for celebration in the last two months of a calendar year, and wine could very well play a role in any or all of these occasions.

For this class, we’ll taste seven high-quality wines – mostly from small European producers that represent a wide range of tastes and flavors.

For meaningful celebrations this year, don’t serve just anything, serve the best thing – high-quality, memorable wines. The cost of the wine is included in the fee.

Register NOW!

Thursday, November 10, 2016

ATD NEFL Annual Event

The ATD NEFL Annual Event hosted by UNFCE today (11/10/16) was a success!
Thank you to everyone who came out to the event and to other sponsors who helped make the event possible! We hope you all enjoyed it!
 
At the event, attendees learned how to leverage communities of practice to cultivate collaboration that could contribute to the success of their talent development efforts. The Communities of Practice consisted of: Learning & Development, Learning Technologies, Science of Learning, and Management.

Throughout the highly interactive event, UNFCE along with other corporations such as NSU, Webster University, Right Management, ATD, One Call Care Management, and Lee Hecht Harrison, provided extensive networking opportunities by tabling, conversing, and interacting with attendees.


Prizes were awarded by raffle, and Bingo cards were disseminated for attendees to get signatures from each sponsor's table for an opportunity to make connections, and to win a prize as well.

ATD NEFL is a non-profit organization that is the region's leading resource for professionals in the workplace learning field.


For more information about UNFCE, visit: www.unf.edu/ce
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Indulge in wine tasting, as well as learning strategies of purchasing high quality wines in our "Wine Essentials: The Ultimate Skill in Wine Tasting: Understanding Quality" class!
The next class is on 11/10 (Thursday) from 6p.m. - 8:30p.m.!

Sign up now before its too late: http://ht.ly/7KsC305Wl1Z

In the class, you will be presented the facts pertaining to assessing wines of high quality.

Also covered is a discussion of the how’s, why’s and where’s in purchasing wines of high quality and an overall strategy for collecting wine. Six wines will be tasted and the cost of the wine is included.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Today is the LAST DAY to sign up for our November  Health & Wellness Coach Training online program! Sign up NOW before it's too late!


Health and wellness coaches facilitate a partnership and change process that enables clients to change their mindsets to develop and sustain behaviors proven to improve health and well-being.

Learn to combine the power of science-based coaching competencies to help people make lasting improvements to their health and well-being.

Earning a certification endorsed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) means that you have the knowledge and appropriate level of professional recognition to hold a legitimate place on the health care continuum.

Classes begin the week of November 14, 2016. Registration closes today, November 7, 2016.
  • Mondays 10 a.m. ET & 2 p.m. ET
  • Tuesdays 3 p.m. ET & 7 p.m. ET
  • Thursdays 9:30 p.m. ET
To enroll, please call Customer Care Team at (904) 620-4200.

Honor and support our veterans and troops: Join us TOMORROW (11/8) for a Veterans Day Tribute and Veterans Plaza Dedication Ceremony at 10:30a.m. at UNF in Building 58, Student Union, Veterans Plaza.


The ceremony will honor all student, staff, faculty and alumni veterans and will dedicate the new Veterans Plaza. During the ceremony, student veterans and special guests will raise the military service flags to the respective branch’s service song, which will be performed by the University's Brass Quintet.

For more information, visit: http://ht.ly/HpiK305VMjq

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Thursday, November 3, 2016

Do you have a passion that you are eager to broadcast to the world? Do you have a business that would benefit from Internet marketing?

A blog is a free, easy do-it-yourself website where you may write about anything you please.

UNF Continuing Education's course, "Blogging for Business and Pleasure", is a one-day course on 11/19/16 from 9a.m. - 5p.m. hosted at YMCA. You will learn all the blogging basics: choosing subjects, locating the best website host, uploading videos, finding readers, and adding an Amazon store to sell items.

Your blogging possibilities are endless.

Sign up today for the next course, 11/19/16 here: http://ht.ly/iMn0305MfFf

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"Like" us on Facebook: @UNFCE


Wednesday, November 2, 2016

1min Guide to Stock Management Class


“It’s not enough to make money; you need to know how to keep it” - Professor Henry "Hank" Swiencinski.

In this course at UNF Continuing Education, you will learn how to utilize basic investing tools, as well as how to select and monitor stocks. Swiencinksi designed the class to simplify trading the markets and money management.

Sign up here: http://bit.ly/2dFKq7z
Discover how to identify stocks that go up and how to avoid those that go down without the aid of a broker. This is not your typical financial planning course--take control and manage your own investments.
Included in the $149 course, attendees will receive a copy of "The Professor's One-Minute Guide to Stock Management". The book expands on the concepts of the Professor's methodology and covers everything discussed in the six hours of class, including the charts, PowerPoint slides and a helpful glossary of terms.

**The course is 11/14/16 - 11/16/16 (M Tu W) from 6:30p.m. - 8:30p.m.**

For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/2ekbUT0

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