Course Date: 
Saturday Sep 26, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

America's newest national park is right here in the Las Vegas Valley. Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument is a window into the Last Ice Age when fabled animals roamed the Las Vegas Valley, and early humans, recently arrived from Asia, began hunting them. The best way to visit this brand-new park is on a guided group tour with a leader who can explain the area's geology, paleontology, archaeology, and history. The fossil deposits at Tule Springs were laid down during the Ice Age when the Las Vegas Valley was a lush valley supporting numerous megafauna. Begin the day with a 45 minute PowerPoint introduction to the site before heading to the first stop at the "Big Dig," where in 1962 scientists bulldozed a series of trenches and unearthed an abundance of large animal fossils, including mammoths, camels, bison, ground sloths, horses, American lions, and sabretooth cats. At Durango Drive and Upper Las Vegas Wash we will take a short hike into the monument through badlands topography and search for Ice Age fossils. If we find any we will photograph and GPS the location and not remove any fossils. We will lunch at Floyd Lamb Park in a lush, shady, watery environment not unlike what the Valley looked like during the Ice Age.

course note: 
Please remember to dress for the weather, bring a hat, good walking shoes or hiking boots, water, and a camera. Meet at UNLV Paradise Campus, back parking lot, park in white "student" spaces only.
course code: 
153EX1252
Course Instructor: 
Nick Saines
Course Date: 
Wednesday Oct 21, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
3

Las Vegas still has an employer-driven job market; you need to know how to rise above the competition. Course topics include the hidden job market, winning resumes, finding peace in a stressful work environment, employment negotiations, interview strategies, self-presentation, and personal branding skills. Whether you are newly entering the job market, returning to the workforce after retirement, or something in between, this course can make the difference for you!

course code: 
153EN1180
Course Instructor: 
Denise Cook M.A.
Course Date: 
Saturday Oct 24, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Sometimes getting ahead is not about what you know; it is about who you know and how you utilize your professional network. Find out how to build up-to-date networking skills and make crucial business connections whether you are seeking employment, employees, or keeping your options open. Reinforce course concepts by applying techniques to real world scenarios.

course code: 
153EN1156
Course Instructor: 
Denise Cook M.A.
Course Date: 
Saturday Oct 17, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

In one session, we will cover all you need to know to start any successful business, or to make your current business more profitable. We will discuss logo and web design, structure and legalities, finances, and marketing. Entrepreneurs of all experience levels will benefit from this class.

course code: 
153EN1155
Course Instructor: 
Steve Veltkamp
Course Date: 
Saturday Oct 17, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Negotiating can make a huge difference in your earnings, your relationships, and your life, yet most have little training or experience at it. In this seminar, you will learn how to win while making the other side feel good about it! With skillful negotiation, you can get people to take action on your behalf, give you concessions, like you more, and in general do what you want!

course code: 
153EN1150
Course Instructor: 
Steve Veltkamp
Course Date: 
Tuesday Oct 13, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

There are numerous alternatives to eBay for selling items online. Discover tips and tricks of selling your new or used items on social media sites like Facebook, local sites like Craigslist, marketplaces like Amazon and Etsy, and more. All you need is a computer and something to sell. We will also discuss ways to get wholesale inventory.

course code: 
153EN1149
Course Instructor: 
Steve Veltkamp
Course Date: 
Monday Oct 12, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Turn your creative hobby into a profitable business. Even if you are already selling your crafts, discover dozens of tips on how to improve sales and profitability. Learn to set prices, find the best outlets, expand your market or line, and obtain your materials for less. Marketing effectively is the key to profits and this seminar will show you how to do it on a low budget.

course code: 
153EN1141
Course Instructor: 
Steve Veltkamp
Course Date: 
Thursday Oct 15, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Discover how to get started in the world of international trade! We will cover all the basics of getting your business established, finding contacts, and navigating all the rules. We will cover customs, shipping, and travel. Whether you want to do container loads or suitcase fulls, international trade can allow you tax-deductible travel, fun, and substantial profits.

course code: 
153EN1138
Course Instructor: 
Steve Veltkamp
Course Date: 
Tuesday Oct 13, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

New ways of communicating and networking also offer new ways to profit. For little or no money you can find new customers for your existing business, freelance opportunities, and ways to start a new venture.

course code: 
153EN1133
Course Instructor: 
Steve Veltkamp
Course Date: 
Thursday Oct 15, 2015
Number of Sessions: 
1

Turn your time on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and blogs into a career as a social media manager. Find innovative ways to use social media effectively for yourself and clients, and learn how to parlay your new skills into full-time employment or a freelance business.

course code: 
153EN1129
Course Instructor: 
Steve Veltkamp

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