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All About Crowdfunding

All About Crowdfunding

Location: , United Kingdom
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 03-27-2018 Last Day: 03-27-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 03-27-2018
Learning about crowdfunding platforms for raising money in the UK. You will be learning about the best approach to take, the criteria they use to select applicants and potential pitfalls to avoid. Since the first time the word crowdfunding was used in 2006 by Michel Sullivan many new platforms have risen. Equity crowdfunding alone has grown by almost 300% in the past 2 years only in the UK. Platforms dedicated to non-profits, local and community causes have raised millions of pounds. However sidestepping banks or more traditional methods of investing doesn't mean that you can cut corners on the preparations.…
Introduction to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)

Introduction to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS)

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 03-27-2018 Last Day: 03-27-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 03-27-2018
OVERVIEW The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is one of few successful industry developed and maintained data security standards. Mandated compliance with a payment network enforced data security standard dates from 2001 when Visa instituted the Cardholder Information Security Program (CISP). It has evolved into the global, card payment industry wide data security standard called PCI DSS. Each major payment network has specific mandates for organizations that must validate PCI DSS compliance. These organizations include financial institutions, third party service providers and merchants of all sizes. The principles specified in PCI DSS can be a guide for…
Cryptoconomy Summit

Cryptoconomy Summit

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 03-28-2018 Last Day: 03-29-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 03-27-2018
What is the Cryptoconomy Summit? Our inaugural Cryptoconomy Summit brings industry thought leaders from around the world to you, all under one roof. With a sterling line up of carefully selected speakers, you get the chance to gain valuable insights from the very best in the world. Our speakers are fully vested in the cryptoconomy space and bring years of knowledge, and share their hands-on experience with our audience. Our plans include hosting bi-annual summits within the United States and also international summits, with the first one planned to take place in London, United Kingdom during the summer of 2018.…
Cryptoconomy Summit, Tampa 2018

Cryptoconomy Summit, Tampa 2018

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 03-28-2018 Last Day: 03-29-2018
What is the Cryptoconomy Summit? Our inaugural Cryptoconomy Summit brings industry thought leaders from around the world to you, all under one roof. With a sterling line up of carefully selected speakers, you get the chance to gain valuable insights from the very best in the world. Our speakers are fully vested in the cryptoconomy space and bring years of knowledge, and share their hands-on experience with our audience. Our plans include hosting bi-annual summits within the United States and also international summits, with the first one planned to take place in London, United Kingdom during the summer of 2018.…
Clearing & Uncleared Margins: Solutions and Optimization

Clearing & Uncleared Margins: Solutions and Optimization

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 03-28-2018 Last Day: 03-29-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 03-28-2018
Two day training course will provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the recent regulatory reforms in the OTC derivatives market, clearing and margin requirement. The finance industry has had to adapt to a number of regulatory initiatives in both the cleared and non-cleared markets intended to reform capital efficiency, including the recent mandatory margins of non-cleared derivatives. While significant time and resources have been invested into implementing these changes, firm must also look to develop a long term strategy to optimize their performance. Topics to be discussed will include calculating margins and operational impact, managing CCP and client risk…
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Understanding the Instrument

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Understanding the Instrument

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 03-29-2018 Last Day: 05-29-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 03-29-2018
The TrainHR Course is approved by HRCI and SHRM Recertification Provider. Overview: We all have a characteristic way of approaching and interacting with the world around us. However, we are not always aware that others start from a very different place. As a result, we often find it difficult to understand or appreciate those who are quite different from us. The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is the world's most popular personality test, enjoying use in workplace settings as well as family, marriage, and career counseling settings. This webinar will serve as an introduction to the instrument and the world of…
How to Make Difficult Conversations Easier

How to Make Difficult Conversations Easier

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 03-30-2018 Last Day: 03-30-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 03-30-2018
OVERVIEW Whether you are at work or home, we typically want to run from difficult conversations. Common behaviors include nervousness, hesitation, shaking and even crying as we bump up against those challenging thoughts about what to say, do, or how to act. But new research is showing us that difficult conversations themselves can not only be overcome, but that the emotions that accompany them can be shifted or even eradicated. This session will not only cite the new data around difficult conversations, but give you a road map to make them easier, relaxed, and perhaps even more desirable. WHY SHOULD…
How to transform your organization to an Agile one

How to transform your organization to an Agile one

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 04-02-2018 Last Day: 04-02-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 04-02-2018
OVERVIEW You’ve heard of Agile and your competitors are starting to implement Agile methodologies and are now getting product(s) to market faster and better than your organization. How did they do this and why did they do it? In this agile project management training we will discuss the basic tenants of Agile and some of the more popular frame works involved in Agile transformation. The topics will include outlines of these frame works, how the organization’s change can improve productivity, ROI and team morale. Agile helps teams respond to rapidly changing requirements and unpredictability through incremental, iterative work cadences. Agile…
Multi-State Payroll Compliance

Multi-State Payroll Compliance

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 04-03-2018 Last Day: 04-03-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 04-03-2018
The TrainHR webinar is approved by HRCI and SHRM Recertification Provider. Overview: This Webinar will cover withholding rules, reciprocity and residency definitions. Why should you Attend: To better understand the laws in each state and the tax guidance on how to determine taxation when employees live in one state and work in another. Or for employees that work in multiple states for travel for work.Also other state laws that affect payroll will be discussed. Areas Covered in the Session: Residency Reciprocity Agreements Resident/Non Resident Withholding Rules Evaluating taxation for multiple states What wages are subject to taxation? Withholding compliance issues…
How Soft Skills Affect Leadership

How Soft Skills Affect Leadership

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 04-03-2018 Last Day: 04-03-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 04-03-2018
The TrainHR webinar is approved by HRCI and SHRM Recertification Provider. Overview: Have you ever considered the impact that soft skills can have on effective leadership? Most leaders understand that it takes more than technical knowledge and product expertise to successfully develop and lead a team. What do soft skills boil down to? How to appropriately interact with your employees within different situations. But how do you balance soft skills with the also-important focus on bottom-line results? What are soft skills and where do you find them? Recognizing the importance of soft skills in successful leadership is instrumental in your…
Writing Effective Audit Observations

Writing Effective Audit Observations

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 04-03-2018 Last Day: 04-03-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 04-03-2018
OVERVIEW The key to writing an effective audit observation is having a comprehensive structured process. The Institute of Internal Auditors recommends a process known as the 5Cs: • Criteria • Condition • Cause • Consequences (Effect) • Corrective Action (Recommendation) As you develop conclusions, findings, and recommendations, you must present them to your client in a logical, complete, and objective way. This process provides an easy way to consistently develop and present your observations. The components in this process include all the information you will need to inform and persuade. Developing this process can be an important tool for completing…
FDA FSMA Sanitary Transportation Compliance Standards for Shippers, Carriers and Receivers

FDA FSMA Sanitary Transportation Compliance Standards for Shippers, Carriers and Receivers

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 04-03-2018 Last Day: 04-03-2018
Product Format: Live Webinar Presenter(s): Dr. John Ryan, PhD, PCQI Conference Date: Tuesday, April 03, 2018 Time: 1:00 pm ET | 12:00 pm CT | 11:00 am MT | 10:00 am PT Duration: 70 minutes Price: $227.00 Join this session with expert speaker John Ryan, PhD, PCQI to learn everything you need to know about complying with the FSMA rules in an information-packed education session. John will whittle down all the actions you need to take, including management, sanitation, temperature, traceability, and prevention standards. Learn proper procedures and documentation for sanitation and temperature controls that meet and validate sanitary food…
Designing and Using KPIs and Performance Dashboards

Designing and Using KPIs and Performance Dashboards

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 04-04-2018 Last Day: 04-04-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 04-04-2018
OVERVIEW Organizational design improvements and technology advances have offered leadership an opportunity to provide process managers and decision makers at all levels of the organization with relevant information reporting in the form of right-timed dashboards to help them better manage and make quicker, more accurate decisions. It’s time for your team to take advantage of this progress. WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND We need our leaders to be effective in deploying our resources and guiding our operations to reach our goals in the most effective way. We need everyone to understand our mission and strategy so we can be sure we…
Reporting Your Credit Data : E-Oscar, METRO2, FCRA/FACTA and CFPB Compliance

Reporting Your Credit Data : E-Oscar, METRO2, FCRA/FACTA and CFPB Compliance

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 04-04-2018 Last Day: 04-04-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 04-04-2018
OVERVIEW Understand your potential legal risk and compliance obligations with respect to consumer credit reporting. Many financial institutions which furnish consumer credit information on a periodic basis to Credit Reporting Agencies (CRAs) experience challenges in furnishing data in the Metro 2® format. Most credit reporting disputes are handled through the E-OSCAR/ACDV system, which has had recent updates that affect data furnishers' legal obligations in regard to these disputes. This is an active area of litigation and regulatory scrutiny that is consistently being reviewed by examiners and regulators. WHY SHOULD YOU ATTEND This webinar will help attendees better understand their potential…
Consumer Marketing 2018

Consumer Marketing 2018

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 04-05-2018 Last Day: 04-06-2018
Expectations have never been higher: Marketing leaders must be brand stewards at every stage and touchpoint in the customer lifecycle, in every channel, on more and more platforms. You must prove out your strategy on a sea of hard data. And you must deliver. Not the soft metrics of views, impressions, clicks and likes, but hard benchmarks of revenue growth and business performance. Are you ready? Join us to learn how to navigate your marketing strategies and practices away from traditional, increasingly ineffective marketing and advertising, and towards intelligent, personalized, and conversational relationships that drive real-world results. Time: 8:00 am…
Blue Sky Social

Blue Sky Social

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 04-05-2018 Last Day: 04-05-2018
The event will take place at Highline Bar and Lounge in River North. Check out their amazing space and meet other creative Chicagoans who share your entrepreneurial spirit and passion for new ideas. Price General Admission: USD 3.50 Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Planning, Managing and Delivering Organizational Change: The 7-Step Process That Keys Success

Planning, Managing and Delivering Organizational Change: The 7-Step Process That Keys Success

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 04-06-2018 Last Day: 04-06-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 04-06-2018
The TrainHR webinar is approved by HRCI and SHRM Recertification Provider. Overview: Change is inevitable. But when changes are made, many employees lack the broader knowledge of why new systems and structures are necessary. As a result, frontline managers and human resources professionals must partner together and help organizations lead and manage change. This case-study-based webinar will prepare managers responsible for facilitating or implementing change initiatives, identify key business drivers that typically underlie the need for change. You'll learn how to work with key stakeholders in ways that build support and ensure positive outcomes for your bottom line. Why should…
Give Back Kick Back

Give Back Kick Back

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 04-07-2018 Last Day: 04-07-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 04-06-2018
ALOHA! Enjoy your national park with "feel-good vibes" by coming dressed in your best Hawaiian or island-style attire for a day filled with uplifting volunteer work, island jamz, delicious BBQ and thirst-quenching libations! Give back in the morning during a volunteer event at Lands End then kick back "island style" at Fort Miley with incredible views and live music by Gabe Bondoc, all hosted by the Parks Conservancy, the nonprofit supporting the Golden Gate National Parks. "Give Back" tickets includes entrance to the "Kick Back" portion of the event. "Kick Back" only tickets do not include volunteering in the morning.…
Native Teachings

Native Teachings

Location: , United States
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 04-07-2018 Last Day: 04-07-2018 Deadline for abstracts: 04-06-2018
Native Teachings A benefit for the West Berkeley Shellmound Campaign "Thousands of years of accumulated wisdom, practical knowledge, and beauty is in the earth beneath our feet and in the hearts and practice of Native people today. Meet some of California's most skillful Native artists and highly-regarded cultural leaders for an exploration of Native California’s deep past and living present." -Malcolm Margolin, Director of California I CAN and Benjamin Porter, Director of Hearst Museum Native artists and cultural leaders will share personal reflections on the value of the lessons they learned, how knowledge is conveyed, and the wisdom embedded in…
IBA Biennial SEERIL Conference on Energy Environment Natural Resources 2018

IBA Biennial SEERIL Conference on Energy Environment Natural Resources 2018

Location: , Portugal
Category: Business and Economics
Start Date: 04-08-2018 Last Day: 04-11-2018
The 2018 Conference will be the world's first event focusing on how the rapid pace of disruption and transformation in the world's major energy, industrial, transportation, mining and construction sectors will impact the law and lawyers practicing in these spaces. Emerging technologies are increasingly disrupting every facet of life, including how cities are built and people move about them, how natural resources and energy commodities are utilised and transported, and how cutting edge manufacturing technologies will fundamentally change the environmental footprint of industrial activities. These changes, including emerging political and regulatory frameworks, in turn will have significant impacts on lawyers…

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