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Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities

As an important part of meeting its mission, Merit Network provides a regular program of learning opportunities. All upcoming events are listed below by category or in monthly or yearly calendar view.

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December 1-2, 2015
Ann Arbor
Agile is now becoming a standard for business flow beyond software development. Attendees will be introduced to the core values, principles, and practices of Agile.

Register for Planning and Managing Agile Projects


December 4, 2015
Live Online
Build upon the foundational Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013 knowledge and skills already acquired and learn to create workbooks and worksheets, including advanced formulas, tables, PivotTables, PivotCharts and data filtering.

Register for Excel 2013 Pt. 2


December 7-11, 2015
Ann Arbor
Gain the knowledge needed to defend against security vulnerabilities in software applications. Test applications for software vulnerabilities, identify weaknesses through architecture risks analysis and threat modeling, conduct secure code reviews and more.

Register for Certified Secure Web Application Engineer - C)SWAE : powered by Merit

December 14, 2015
Live Online
Learn to use Word more efficiently by automating some tasks and creating complex documents that include lists, tables, charts, graphics, and newsletter layouts and will merge data to personalize correspondence and labels.

Register for Word 2013 Pt. 2


December 15, 2015
Live Online
We will provide an overview of the MLTS regulation, review the requirements this new regulation entails, and discuss how TelNet Worldwide and Merit Network can help your organization meet these requirements.

Register for Webinar: State E911 Legislation


February 4, 2016
Attend the meeting of the MITE Forum at Kettering University in Flint on Thursday, February 4, 2016. The meeting will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. MITE Forum Members and first-time guests are welcome to attend free of charge.

Register for MITE Forum

February 15-19, 2016
Ann Arbor
This one week course combines Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) and Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2) into a one week boot camp.

Register for Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated Boot Camp (CCNAX)


February 23-25, 2016
Ann Arbor
In this intensive three-day course, you will create your own personal leadership philosophy, become a better leader and master skills that can help you improve your business results and accelerate your career.

Register for Leadership Excellence and Executive Coaching


March 1, 2016
Ann Arbor
Join us for the 2016 Merit Collaboration Summit, a one-day Summit dedicated to connecting Members and supporting Member collaboration and resource-sharing.

Register for 2016 Merit Collaboration Summit

May 10, 2016
Mark your calendars and save the date for MCRCon 2016. The Michigan Cyber Range invites you to the fourth annual MCRCon cybersecurity conference on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest.

Register for MCRCon 2016


May 11-12, 2016
You're invited to the 2016 Merit Member Conference (MMC) at the Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest. The MMC will feature nationally-respected keynote speakers, engaging presentations on new technologies and networking, and a special 50th anniversary celebration.

Register for Merit Member Conference


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