We are pleased to announce a new three-day course: Nuclear Nonproliferation in an Integrated World, in collaboration with the Federation of American Scientists and in conjunction with Mason’s Public and International Affairs International Security Program. This course is designed to introduce participants to the challenges facing the world that results from the proliferation of nuclear technologies.
This course is especially suited for professionals, academics and military, foreign, intelligence and law enforcement officers, as well as those working in the nuclear, national security, national defense, national laboratories, government, government support contracting and import/export sectors.
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.
Permaculture Intensive: Landscape Design for Sustainable Living
Check out this video to see what permaculture is and what it can do for you:
Want to learn more? Mason’s Sustainability Institute, in conjunction with the Office of Continuing Professional Education, is expanding this program to new audiences. Join us March 8 – March 15, 2014 on the Fairfax Campus for the third annual Permaculture Design Certification Course.
For information about the program, please call 703-993-8335 or click here to visit the program page.
Are You Prepared for an Emergency? A New One-Day Workshop:
Practical Emergency Management for Facility Managers
The daily news is filled with emergencies: fires, explosion, shootings, hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, snow, etc. This seminar will help facility and building managers understand, plan, and implement emergency plans that can mitigate, minimize, and recover from emergency situations.
If you are involved in building management, facility management, safety, security, and emergency response then this workshop is for you. Learn how to protect occupants and keep your organization operating through an emergency.
Practical Emergency Management for Facility Managers will be held at the Prince William Campus in Manassas, Virginia on December 6, 2013 from 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. For more information call us at 703-993-8335.
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:
New Business Process Improvement Certificate Program
Mason announces the newBusiness Process Improvement Certificate program. Business process improvement is a systematic approach to help an organization maximize value for the customer while simultaneously reducing operational costs and the time of service or product delivery. This program leverages the best tools and techniques from Lean, process re-engineering and Six Sigma to deliver a practical toolkit for streamlining operations.
Mason’s Certified Internal Auditor Certificate program has been updated! Utilizing The Institute of Internal Auditors’ CIA Learning System, this program has been updated and enhanced to teach the entire three-part CIA exam syllabus.
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!