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May 23

UNC Charlotte Employee Retention and Engagement: This course will examine key talent results and how optimizing their impact on an organization's talent can increase business performance. Key Topics: Bottom line impact of Retention and Engagement; Leveraging your organization's culture to attract and retain great employees; Recruitment and Selection Strategy for Retention; Engagement Drivers: Manager, Environment, Organization, Work; Becoming an Employer of Choice. 8:30 a.m. continuinged.uncc.edu. 704-687-8900. UNC Charlotte Ben Craig Center, 8701 Mallard Creek Road.

UNC Charlotte PMP Exam Preparation: This course concentrates on the fundamental concepts of the Project Management Institute's thinking and approach to project management topics, concepts, vocabulary and testing techniques. The course expands on what's in the PMI's guide to ensure a better understanding of how to prepare for the exam. Special attention and examples will be provided for the scenario-based questions in the exam. 6 p.m. May 23, 25; 6 p.m. June 1, 6. 704-687-8900. continuinged.uncc.edu. UNC Charlotte Ben Craig Center, 8701 Mallard Creek Road.

UNC Charlotte - LSAT Exam Prep: UNC Charlotte's LSAT Prep Course provides 30 instructional hours covering Critical Reasoning, Reading Comprehension, Analytical Reasoning, LSAT Writing Sample, and a comprehensive review of the logic concepts tested on the LSAT. Students will be given the opportunity to practice test taking by using actual LSAT questions from former tests. All course materials are included in the registration fee and include a copy of the latest edition of the official test prep book. 6:30 p.m. May 23; 6:30 p.m. May 25. 704-687-8900. continuinged.uncc.edu. UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd.

May 25

UNC Charlotte PMP Exam Preparation: This course concentrates on the fundamental concepts of the Project Management Institute's thinking and approach to project management topics, concepts, vocabulary and testing techniques. The course expands on what's in the PMI's guide to ensure a better understanding of how to prepare for the exam. Special attention and examples will be provided for the scenario-based questions in the exam. 6 p.m. May 25; 6 p.m. June 1; 6 p.m. June 6. 704-687-8900. continuinged.uncc.edu. UNC Charlotte Ben Craig Center, 8701 Mallard Creek Road.

May 30

Home School: More Insects: Take an insect order of your choice and learn more about it. Use microscopes to learn the fine details of your insect order and learn about how they live. Ages 12 and older; $5. Please call to register, 704-598-8857. 3:30 p.m. Reedy Creek Nature Center, 2900 Rocky River Road, Charlotte. 704-598-8857.

May 31

UNC Charlotte Finance and Accounting for the Human Resource Professional: The Finance and Accounting for the HR Professional course provides an introduction to finance and accounting and their impact on the HR Manager/Professional role. Participants will learn how to read financial statements and reports to contribute to formulating strategic business plans. Emphasis will be on basic accounting principles, analytical methods to assess performance, financial regulations and strategies for better communication with financial professionals. 6 p.m. May 31; 6 p.m. June 2. 704-687-8900. continuinged.uncc.edu. UNC Charlotte Ben Craig Center, 8701 Mallard Creek Road.

June 1

Fraud Prevention and Detection - Online course: This is an online course; June 1-June 30. Studies on fraud awareness indicate organizations that conduct anti-fraud training for their employees show reductions in fraud losses. The focus of this course is on special areas of fraud awareness. The cornerstone is the review of fraudulent financial statement schemes, types of financial analysis used to highlight the red flags of fraud, implementation of ethics hotlines and internal fraud investigations. 8 a.m. 704-687-8900. continuinged.uncc.edu. UNC Charlotte Ben Craig Center, 8701 Mallard Creek Road.

UNC Charlotte Online Introduction to Computer Forensics: An overview of digital forensics to aid the student in understanding the process of data creation, recovery and analysis and the benefits of that knowledge during a forensic accounting engagement. Students will gain an understanding of working with investigations related to data forensics, emails, Internet/Web forensics, mobile devices and networks. Topics of the litigation process including pre-trial, the day in court and aspects of testifying as a computer forensics expert. Online course. 8 a.m. 704-687-8900. continuinged.uncc.edu. UNC Charlotte Ben Craig Center, 8701 Mallard Creek Road.

June 2

Free UNC Charlotte LSAT Strategy Workshop: Learn proven strategies from an experienced LSAT preparation instructor for attacking the LSAT. Learn how to distinguish sequencing games from grouping games in analytical reasoning; techniques for solving logical reasoning items using basic logic principles; keywords in reading comprehension passages; time-management strategies for each section of the LSAT; study plans. 6:30 p.m. Free. 704-687-8900. continuinged.uncc.edu. UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd. 704-687-2000. www.uncc.edu.

UNC Charlotte Finance and Accounting for the Human Resource Professional: The Finance and Accounting for the HR Professional course provides an introduction to finance and accounting and their impact on the HR Manager/Professional role. Participants will learn how to read financial statements and reports to contribute to formulating strategic business plans. Emphasis will be on basic accounting principles, analytical methods to assess performance, financial regulations and strategies for better communication with financial professionals. 6 p.m. 704-687-8900. continuinged.uncc.edu. UNC Charlotte Ben Craig Center, 8701 Mallard Creek Road.

June 3

UNC Charlotte The Dynamics of Human Behavior in the Workplace: 8:30 a.m. 704-687-8900. continuinged.uncc.edu. UNC Charlotte Ben Craig Center, 8701 Mallard Creek Road.

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