Association Focus: CEDIA University Gears Up for an Autumn of Education
Sep 2, 2009 12:28 PM
The end of CEDIA Expo doesn’t mean the end of the school year at CEDIA University. CEDIA is packing in important education opportunities. If you are looking for opportunities to gain CEDIA University education or continuing education units (CEUs), here are some of the events available this autumn:
e-Learning: CEDIA University’s e-Learning courses are the easiest, most cost-effective education opportunities available. There are archived instructor-led webinars and on-demand webinars available for purchase on a variety of topics. From the comfort of your home or office, take these courses, earn CEUs, and stay current with the industry.
EST Basic Residential Boot Camp, Oct. 19-21, Indianapolis: This three-day session includes both classroom instruction and hands-on training in a lab that emulates residential new construction, as well as retrofit installation. The course provides comprehensive training for new hires.
EST Advanced Residential Boot Camp, Oct. 22-24, Indianapolis:This advanced-level course teaches existing residential electronics systems technicians how to perform installation, configuration, testing, calibration, and basic control tasks associated with more advanced residential audio and video systems.
Electronic Systems Business Night Class Packages
CEDIA University is offering a series of courses every Wednesday evening over five weeks. Each week is worth three CEUs for a total of 15 CEUs upon completion. All courses will be held at the david group training facility in Westbury, N.Y.
Week 1, Oct. 21: ESB121 Introduction to Operational Management
Week 2, Oct. 28: ESB223 Managing People
Week 3, Nov. 4: ESB222 Developing Business Operating Systems
Week 4, Nov. 11: ESCR131 Creating Business Connections and ESCR201 Turning Issues into Opportunities
Week 5, Nov. 18: ESB225 The Business Side of Project Management.
The EPA’s New Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule
Is your business affected by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) New Renovation, Repair, and Painting rule? The answer is yes if:
- Your company works in residences built in 1978 or earlier
- Your company works in buildings occupied by pregnant women or children younger than 6
- Your company renovates, repairs, or paints in areas more than 6 square feet on an interior room or 20 square feet on an exterior wall.
CEDIA is making it simple and cost-effective for you and your company to take the first step in becoming EPA-certified. On Oct. 15, CEDIA is launching education courses to help companies pass phase one of the EPA certification. Total compliance for companies who meet the qualifications above is April 22, 2010.
Visit www.cedia.org/lead for more information, to register for classes, and to learn how to become EPA-certified.
CEDIA University on the Road @ Capitol Sales Learning Institute-Regional Outreach
Designed with the CEDIA-certified professional in mind, CEDIA University On the Road and Capitol Sales Learning Institute-Regional Outreach event will deliver three days of CEDIA education, product training from top manufacturers via the Capitol Sales Learning Institute, and a certification opportunity from the Electronic Systems Professional Alliance (ESPA). The final event of 2009 will take place Nov. 15-17 in Tampa, Fla.
If you are looking to expand your skills, gain or retain certification, or increase the services you offer to clients, education is the way to achieve those goals. CEDIA University’s full offering of courses is available at www.cedia.org/education. Register for courses today, and make education a priority year-round.
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