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Embry-Riddle Worldwide's Free Webinar Series to Feature Aviation Safety, Business Topics

Topics ranging from aircraft automation and the degradation of pilot skills to project management and resume writing will be discussed during a series of complimentary webinars being offered by Embry-Aeronautical University – Worldwide. Noted aviation safety expert and Embry-Riddle professor Bill Waldock will kick off the 2016 webinars Thursday, Feb. 11, with “Aircraft Automation and the Degradation of Pilot Skills: Keeping our Skies Safe.” 

A professor of safety science at Embry-Riddle’s Prescott (AZ) Campus, Waldock has been investigating accidents for more than three decades. His webinar will examine how technology has changed the working environment for pilots and crews. Waldock will also discuss ways pilots can maintain concentration and control in this new automated environment. The session begins at 2 p.m. (EST).

Other dates include:

  • “Project Management Solutions to Help You Stay on Schedule and on Budget,” Thursday, April 14, 2 p.m. (EST), presented by James Marion, PMP, assistant professor in the College of Business at Embry-Riddle Worldwide.
  • “Writing Effective Emails, Reports and Messages,” Thursday, May 12, 2 p.m. (EST), presented by Terri Maue, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Embry-Riddle Worldwide.
  • “Developing a Resume That Gets Results,” Thursday, June 9, 2 p.m. (EST), presented by Rose Opengart, PHR, assistant professor in the College of Business at Embry-Riddle Worldwide.

Each 50-minute webinar includes a presentation and Q&A session. Attendees do not need to be enrolled at Embry-Riddle to participate.

Webinars will be archived and can be viewed after the live presentation. This complimentary webinar series gives prospective students and the public an opportunity to experience Embry-Riddle Worldwide instruction while also learning about current trends and topics.

To view the webinars and register, go to worldwide.erau.edu/webinars.



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