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This accelerated course teaches the real‐life skills you need to be a successful paralegal and to prepare for entry‐ to mid‐level positions in the legal field. You'll learn how to prepare trial notebooks, conduct legal research using LexisNexis, draft documents and participate in a hands‐on legal service‐learning project. You'll also learn about the various areas of practice within the law and have the opportunity to network and connect with the legal community. Notes: The Paralegal Post‐Baccalaureate Certificate Program requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree to be accepted. For admission, please submit a transcript (unofficial is allowed) to: Paralegal Program Supervisor, UNM Continuing Education, MSC07 4030, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131. For questions, please contact

37326 | $2,995

Paralegal Post‐Baccalaureate Certificate Course ‐ Hybrid - SPA‐PD

4/1/2019 - 5/23/2019
Mon, Wed 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM and Tue, Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM (32 Session Total)
Antonia Roybal‐Mack
CE South Building, Online Course

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Participate in an extensive review of the Project Management Body of Knowledge. Determine what you need to learn with an overview of PMP exam topics, and identify the most important exam topics. Recommended prerequisite: Understanding Project Management or previous experience in project management. Required texts: Rita Mulcahy's PMP Exam Prep, 8th ed., Rita Mulcahy (provided in this class); A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), 5th ed., Project Management Institute (provided in prerequisite class).

21015 | $895

Project Management Professional (PMP)/CAPM Certification Exam Preparation - SPA‐PD

4/2/2019 - 5/7/2019
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (6 Session Total)
Carol Meincke, PMP
CE South Building

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Learn the most effective methods to create, modify, format, and print Microsoft Excel worksheets. Enter and edit data and apply basic formulas and functions to summarize data. Explore custom formatting features, such as fonts and conditional formatting. Create and format charts, insert and modify graphics and set print options. Prerequisite: Windows: Beginning or equivalent experience.

52161 | $259

Excel: Beginning - SUA‐PD

6/19/2019 - 7/3/2019
Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Sonja Dewing
CE South Building

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Excel: Beginning - SUB‐PD

7/16/2019 - 7/23/2019
Tue, Thu 1:00 PM ‐ 4:00 PM(3 Session Total)
Rav Nicholson
CE South Building

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Our comprehensive workshop covers the diversity of donors, key search engines, and converting ideas into fundable projects or research. After the workshop, you will understand how to navigate the world of grant procurement, identify the critical sections of successful proposals, and demonstrate the excellence and innovation that propels your project or research beyond other submissions. You will also understand the diversity of the funding community and how to respond to various guidelines. The training addresses the overall strategic plan for writing grants, including: needs statement, mission, goals, objectives, activities, evaluation, key personnel, and budgets. Our instructors will engage you in interactive exercises, writing, lectures, and discussions to better understand how to research, write, and develop your specific project. Our curriculum targets: Beginners seeking to acquire the techniques to research and draft grant-winning proposals for various funders Experienced grant writers looking to polish existing skills and receive updates about funding trends You will learn how to: Comprehend the diversity of the funding community Research and identify potential donors Create the right fit with the selected funding agency Address the guidelines of proposals Identify and effectively write the key elements of a proposal Integrate each component of the grant into the final product Develop focused and realistic budgets Package a professional grant submission Write winning grants that stand out among competition

22520 | TBA

Professional Grant Development


This class will be scheduled on a future date. Please check with the Business Skills Program Supervisor for more information.

Real Estate Pre-Licensing Courses:

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This course will include two parts: Exam Rapid Review and Pass to Success. Ok, you are so close to have a real estate license, but how do you generate business and make money in the Albuquerque market. Wondering when the real estate market will change and what you should know about it. Is this the best time to consider moving into professional real estate? What are the greater Albuquerque market trends and what might they suggest about the future? Participants will walk away with the basic concepts of business budget, setting goals, and a definitive process describing how to generate business. This seminar will prepare new licensees and potential licensees with the basic building blocks needed to succeed in our Residential Real Estate Industry. Instructor Jim Stringfield, Qualifying Broker, and NMREC approved instructor.

37404 | $0

Bonus Real Estate Exam Prep and Pass to Success - SPA‐PD

Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 9:30 PM (1 Session Total)
Jim Stringfield
CE North Building

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Gain an understanding of the general legal principles of real estate, focusing primarily on contract and agency law. Learn the current rules and regulations of the New Mexico Real Estate Commission. Earn accreditation toward the New Mexico state licensure examination with successful completion of this course. Student is responsible for the textbook. It can be obtained from online resources or from instructor directly. Please contact instructor, Jim Stringfield, for textbook question. His email is: Please note: If you decide to purchase textbook from instructor, confirm with Jim a week before class starts,; otherwise the textbook may not deliver on time. Note:

37400 | $375

Real Estate Law - SUA‐PD

7/30/2019 - 8/22/2019
Tue, Thu 5:30 PM ‐ 9:30 PM (8 Session Total)
Jim Stringfield
CE North Building

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