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EXECUTIVE EDUCATION

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2011 SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAM CATALOG


REGISTRATION INFORMATION Flexible registration: FAU offers continuous enrollment opportunities by telephone, in person and online right up to the day your course begins. ]

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] Discounts: Receive a 10% team discount on selected courses when three or more people from one company enroll in the same non-credit course. Let us know who’s coming and we will provide you with a special discount code! (Group participants must register at the same time to be eligible for the discount.)

Cancellations: If it is necessary to cancel, please notify us by phone or email. No cancellations will be accepted after a course begins. If you can’t come, send a friend! If a course is cancelled for any reason, you will receive a full refund. ]

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Florida Atlantic University reserves the right to substitute instructors, modify prices, change dates and/or times of programs or cancel courses due to insufficient enrollment or unexpected circumstances.


Executive Education Courses APPROVED in partnership with Workforce One Broward and Workforce Alliance Palm Beach. Training funds are available to those who qualify.

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Letter to the Executive .......................................................... 2

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Management & Leadership

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Introduction to Project Management.........................................14 Executive Certificate in Project Management..........................14

Leadership Bootcamp...................................................................... 3

Preparatory Courses

Human Resource Management

PMP® Exam Preparation Course (35 Hours) ........................... 15 PMP® Exam Preparation Course (21 Hours) ............................ 15 PgMP® Exam Preparation Course ............................................... 15 Project Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP®) ............................ 16 Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP®) ......................... 16

Certificate in Human Resource Management .......................... 4 HR: Compensation & Benefits Certificate.................................. 4 Senior Human Resource Management (SHRM) ...................... 5 ]

Specialty Courses

Sales & Marketing

Building a PMO ................................................................................ 17 Global Project Management......................................................... 17 Project Management for the IT Professional............................ 17 Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Concepts ......................... 17 Advanced Risk Management ....................................................... 18 Earned Value Management .......................................................... 18 Project Portfolio Management ..................................................... 18 Project Teams & Teamwork .......................................................... 18 Advanced Project Scheduling ...................................................... 19

Certificate in Sales Management ................................................. 6 Certificate in Marketing Management ....................................... 6 ]

Meeting & Events Management Certificate in Meeting & Events Management ......................... 7

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Trading & Investing Quantitative Trading & Multi-Asset Strategy ........................... 8

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Finance & Accounting

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Certificate in Corporate Financial Management ...................... 9 Certificate in Financial and Cost Accounting ............................ 9 ]

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Information Technology ....................................................... 23

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Degree Programs Executive MBA................................................................................ 25 Professional MBA ........................................................................... 26 Online BBA ....................................................................................... 27

Purchasing and Supply Management Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM)® ...12

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Medical Business Management Module I: Anatomy & Terminology; Billing & Coding ............13 Module II: Accounting & Regulatory Functions .......................13 Module III: Office Operations ......................................................13 Module IV: Healthcare Information Technology .....................13

Project Management R.E.P. Institute

Six Sigma Six Sigma Yellow Belt...................................................................... 21 Six Sigma Green Belt ...................................................................... 21 Six Sigma Green Belt en Español ................................................ 22 Six Sigma Black Belt ....................................................................... 22 Six Sigma Master Black Belt ........................................................ 22

Finance Certifications Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) ......................................... 10 Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) ..............................................11 Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) – Level I ........................11 Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) – Level II ......................11

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Project Management

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Corporate Training .................................................................. 28


Letter to the Executive Dear Executive: No business professional can afford to fall behind the speed of change today. To stay ahead of the ever-changing professional and economic landscape, you need to know what lies ahead and to be prepared with the skills to support your plans. Join us in one of Florida Atlantic University’s Executive Education programs and embrace the opportunity to advance your career, master management skills among talented peers, learn from instructors educated by their own real-world business challenges and develop your own broad vision and capacity for decision-making and skilled execution. As an FAU Executive Programs student, you will empower yourself with knowledge, engage with likeminded peers and experience the opportunity for advancement and success. Our programs influence business professionals to lead, innovate and excel amidst the change around them. Leading our portfolio of solutions are Executive Continuing Education courses; Executive MBA, Professional MBA, and Online BBA Degree programs; Corporate Training and events, all enhanced by a state-of-the-art learning environment. The Office Depot Center for Executive Education is a dedicated executive education and training facility. The center features technologically advanced, large classrooms, a multi-tiered amphitheater room and many smaller rooms for workshops and group study sessions. The Office Depot Center for Executive Education was specifically designed to create the most comfortable and conducive environment for our executive students. In addition, the Office Depot Center for Executive Education is home to the expert staff of the College of Business’ Executive Programs Division — your dedicated advisors, who are readily available to assist you in choosing the best-fit program for your career progression, and who manage your executive education experience from registration to graduation! Florida Atlantic University’s Executive Programs are a gateway to extraordinary personal and professional growth, delivering advanced knowledge, skills and experiences that will position you to achieve both your short-term and long-term professional goals. Our individual Certification and Executive Degree programs help develop leaders who stay ahead of change, drive growth and incite innovative thinking. We hope that you will be part of this vision when you walk through our doors, and we guarantee that you will be capable of effecting change after you complete your Executive Education experience. We look forward to seeing you at FAU.

Vegar Wiik Executive Director, FAU Executive Programs A Division of the College of Business


Management & Leadership Today, more so than ever, managers are required to hire, train and motivate a diverse work force. At the same time, they must manage continual change and increase productivity with fewer human resources. For any business to not only survive, but also grow and remain profitable, its team must master crucial skills in management and leadership: skills that will differentiate an organization when economic and interpersonal crises occur, and create the most innovative and effective leaders within. Florida Atlantic University’s Management and Leadership programs guide students to develop advanced practices in management and leadership.

LEADERSHIP BOOTCAMP

Format:

Saturdays

Dates:

Feb. 5 – March 26, 2011

Time:

8:30am – 3:30pm

Hours/CEUs:

36 Hours / 3.6 CEUs

Sessions:

6

Fee:

$1,995

Program Focus: Learn how to harness the abilities of employees to increase productivity with fewer resources, communicate effectively and manage in an everchanging environment. Gain insight and skills which can be immediately applied in the workplace. This accelerated leadership development program focuses on implementation and practice, with activities that will help participants readily apply what they have learned and realize an instant ROI from the knowledge gained. It combines proven-in-action techniques with peer interaction and knowledge transfer from the latest research to help you master the competencies of effective leadership. The program is filled with practical tools that will help managers create a passionate and vibrant group of dedicated employees who will propel your organization to excellence. The Leadership Bootcamp is a hands-on, real-world, dynamic program designed to make you a better leader.

“ The program content combined with the numerous teambuilding exercises enabled me to see that I could manage people but I was not an effective leader – and gave me insights and skills on how to improve. This program would have made my life much easier had I done it 20 years ago.” Stephen Weinberg Managing Partner, World Wines and Spirits

Designed For: This intensive Leadership Development program is designed for supervisors, managers and senior leaders. It is ideal for individuals who excel in their speciality but who would like to learn additional management techniques. It will benefit anyone with managerial responsibility that requires strong decision-making skills and the ability to lead and motivate others. www.FAUExecutivePrograms.com/Leadership

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Human Resource Management Because managing resources is critical to an organization’s success, Florida Atlantic University’s Human Resource Management certification programs provide HR professionals and other managers with the skills to execute effective employee management which, in turn, strengthen internal initiatives. Whether you are a seasoned HR professional who needs formal training, working toward a PHR or SPHR certification, or new to the field, our Human Resource Management programs offer the tools and foundation to perform in your role as an HR professional or manager.

CERTIFICATE IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

HR: COMPENSATION & BENEFITS CERTIFICATE

Format:

Format:

Tuesdays/Wednesdays

Dates:

Spring: Jan. 18 – April 5, 2011 Summer: May 11 – July 20, 2011

Time:

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Hours/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

33 Hours / 3.3 CEUs 11 $799

Program Focus: This course focuses on the primary areas relevant to human resource management and covers all of the areas pertinent to the study of and best practices in Human Resource Management, from a real-world, business perspective. Designed For: Professionals new to the human resource field and/or those who would like to increase their knowledge of the field, formalize their knowledge of HR and/or refresh their skills.

Thursdays

Dates:

Jan. 20 – March 24, 2011

Time:

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Hours/CEUs:

9

Fee:

$799

Program Focus: This course provides a broad overview and analysis of employee compensation, rewards systems and programs in industry, and how these programs are developed, implemented and administered. Designed For: The Human Resource Professional who desires formalized training in compensation and benefits or for the individual who is considering specializing in this field. www.FAUExecutivePrograms.com/CompBen

www.FAUHRM.com

Questions?

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27 Hours / 2.7 CEUs

Sessions:

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“ I really enjoy the opportunity to talk with students about what’s happening in HR and the trends shaping the workplace. Not only am I sharing my knowledge and experience, but we’re all learning from each other at the same time.” Sharlyn Lauby President, ITM Group; Instructor, Certificate in Human Resource Management

SENIOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (SHRM)

Format:

Saturdays

Dates:

Jan. 22 – April 9, 2011

Time:

9:00am – 12:30pm

Hours/CEUs:

35 Hours / 3.5 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

10 $1,149 / $1,049*

Program Focus: In partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), this intensive program is designed to help HR professionals prepare for the Human Resource Certification Institute’s (HRCI’s) national examination for the Professional or Senior Professional in Human Resources (PHR/SPHR) designation. Designed For: The Human Resource Professional who desires to take either the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) exam. * Discount available with proof of local SHRM Chapter membership www.FAUSHRM.com

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Sales & Marketing Virtually everything in the world can be marketed and sold. Since these skills can be applied to every service, commodity or product, skilled professionals who have sales and marketing training are highly valued within any organization and at every level. Florida Atlantic University’s Sales and Marketing certificate programs bring experienced instructors and real-world business scenarios into the classroom, where students will learn highly transferrable skills which can be immediately applied to generate demand, increase sales and reveal new profitable opportunities. CERTIFICATE IN MARKETING MANAGEMENT

CERTIFICATE IN SALES MANAGEMENT

Format:

Wednesdays

Dates:

Spring: Jan. 26 – March 23, 2011 Summer: May 11 – June 29, 2011

Time:

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Hours/CEUs:

24 Hours / 2.4 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

8 $799

Program Focus: This course will cover the foundations of marketing to advanced marketing concepts. In addition, students will learn how to complete a marketing plan for the business or product of choice. Designed For: Marketing managers, including those with interests in sales, brand management, promotion and consumer behavior, and any professional wishing to develop marketing initiatives and build strong relationships with customers.

Format: Dates:

Jan. 22 – April 9, 2011

Time:

9:00am – 12:00pm

Hours/CEUs:

30 Hours / 3 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

10 $799

Program Focus: A comprehensive course that covers the essential skills and knowledge required to effectively lead and manage a sales force. Designed For: Business owners and entrepreneurs who want to build a more effective sales organization, managers with sales leadership responsibilities, general managers who need a broader perspective on sales, sales professionals moving into a sales role from another discipline and sales professionals seeking to improve and enhance their sales skills. www.FAUExecutivePrograms.com/Sales

www.FAUExecutivePrograms.com/Marketing

“ Taking charge, making a difference and using everyday scenarios, our Sales Management instructor was able to bring to focus the importance of recruiting, building and leading a successful sales team. This course is action-oriented and the instructor provided insight into selling solutions while at the same time offering modern closing methods that are essential to any business. I recommend this course to anyone desiring to enhance their sales and leadership abilities.” Anthony Sauce Sales Manager

Questions?

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Saturdays

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Meeting & Events Management Florida Atlantic University’s Meeting and Events Management certificate program examines the essential elements and best practices in planning, producing and evaluating successful meetings, events, conventions and conferences, and provides firsthand knowledge from industry experts in the field.

MEETING & EVENTS MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE

Format:

Saturdays

Dates:

Jan. 22 – March 19, 2011

Time:

9:00am – 3:00pm

Hours/CEUs:

35 Hours / 3.5 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

7 $799

Program Focus: This comprehensive curriculum is based on the Convention Industry Council’s guidelines for meeting planning functions and focuses on the language of meeting planning, the major responsibilities of a planner, handling logistics and negotiations and how to get a solid return on an event’s investments.

“ I thoroughly enjoyed my learning experience taking the Meeting and Events Certification class at FAU. There was an open dialogue with students and our instructor was well-informed about the latest ideas, trends and developments in the Meeting and Events industry.” Charlene F. Nevadomski Special Events Manager-City of Tamarac

Designed For: The industry professional seeking additional meeting and events planning formal training; individuals who plan meetings for their associations, organizations, or corporations; individuals just entering the meeting planning field; hotel conference, sales and catering personnel; trade show planners and all those who interact with meeting planners and travel agents. www.FAUExecutivePrograms.com/MEM

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Trading & Investing Florida Atlantic University's College of Business is home to the FAU Trading room, a state-of-the art trading, research and teaching facility. The FAU Trading room brings the reality of Wall Street finance and trading to the classroom. Students experience real-time market data access in the same trading environment which professional investors and money managers use to trade and manage money. Our Investing and Trading programs guide participants to improve their trading and investment techniques which lead to financial success. QUANTITATIVE TRADING & MULTI-ASSET STRATEGY

Format:

Evenings

Dates:

Feb. 3 – May 12, 2011

Time:

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Hours/CEUs:

42 Hours / 4.2 CEUs

Sessions:

14

Fee:

$2,500

Program Focus: This program is a comprehensive, interactive training workshop which prepares individuals to begin trading across all capital and commodity markets. The program will focus on macroeconomic analysis, technical analysis, quantitative algorithm-driven trading and include live trading simulation exercises. Participants will receive both academic and handson exposure to the process of becoming a proprietary trader and/or fund manager and be mentored by highly successful, experienced trading and wealth management experts. Program topics will include: • Analyzing and identifying capital flow patterns within financial markets • Understanding the mechanics of order flow process, and how this helps you capitalize on short term market moves • Understanding the role of all market participants, (i.e. fund managers, corporate treasurers, macro traders, central banks, etc.) • Learning risk management theory and practice • Learning and building all positions sizing methodologies • Learning and building systematic algorithmic trading systems • Learning to statistically test the validity of algorithms to trade financial markets • Live trading simulation exercises Designed For: Attendees seeking a career in fund management, corporate treasury, industry hedging, or as a proprietary trader; attendees interested in becoming competent, skilled traders who manage risk resulting from price fluctuations, interest rate and exchange rate hedging and the like. www.FAUExecutivePrograms.com/Trading

Questions?

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Internships and proprietary trading positions will be offered to the best and brightest candidates who successfully complete this training program.


Finance & Accounting Florida Atlantic University is a premier provider of finance education programs covering the core concepts of Finance, Investing and Accounting. These courses will increase your knowledge and professional value – particularly during challenging economic times when financial acumen is expected at every organizational level. Students will gain the confidence to unravel the financial puzzles being faced today and learn first-hand how to deal with financial information, communicate with other finance professionals, understand the financial aspects of business, understand and protect investments and ensure budgets, expenses and revenues stay on track. CERTIFICATE IN CORPORATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

CERTIFICATE IN FINANCIAL & COST ACCOUNTING

Format:

Format:

Tuesdays

Wednesdays

Dates:

Jan. 25 – March 15, 2011

Dates:

Jan. 26 – March 16, 2011

Time:

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Time:

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Hours/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

21 Hours / 2.1 CEUs 7 $949

Program Focus: This program is designed to provide a refresher for managers with financial responsibility – as well as those with operational or other responsibilities who need an immediate understanding and practical knowledge of financial concepts and best practices in order to function within a position or among an organization’s financial stakeholders. Designed For: Attendees who want to learn how to interpret and use financial instruments and data in daily decision making. www.FAUFinance.com

Hours/CEUs:

21 Hours / 2.1 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

7 $949

Program Focus: This program is designed to provide the non-accountant with the basics of accounting theory and practices. Topics include: learning the basics of accounting and how transactions are reported and recorded, accounting systems and financial reports, the role of accounting in the creation of financial statements, variable costs, fixed costs and unit costs, the impact of depreciation, how to read and better understand financial statements, cash flow statements, how accounting information assists in making decisions, analyzing business transactions and relating them to changes in the balance sheet, how accountants measure income. Designed For: Attendees interested in gaining a working knowledge of the language of accounting and its application or those desiring to work with other accounting professionals toward mutual business objectives. www.FAUFinance.com

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Certified Financial Planner The Certified Financial Planner Professional Certificate Program at Florida Atlantic University is registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board). As a CFP Board-Registered Program, our courses satisfy the CFP Board’s education requirement, allowing an individual to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination. (www.CFP.net)

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®)

Format:

• Higher Earnings. Tuesdays / Thursdays

Dates:

Classes run year–round

Time:

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Hours/CEUs:

40 Hours / 4.0 CEUs (FP 101-106)

Sessions:

Advisors with CFP® Certification earn 21% more than without.1 Bureau of Labor Statistics http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos302.htm

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10 per module

Fee:

$649 per module

Program Focus: The courses will provide a solid foundation in financial planning that will benefit you throughout your career. Course work is continually updated and expanded to reflect changes in the financial planning arena. The program curriculum delivers information about areas critical to financial planning and consists of six required courses and an optional Capstone/Examination Preparation course. The required courses in FAU’s Certificate Program that satisfy the CFP Board’s education requirement, allowing an individual to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination, are: • Fundamentals of Personal Financial Planning (FP 101) • Insurance Planning (FP 102) • Income Tax Planning (FP 103) • Investment Planning (FP 104) • Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits (FP 105) • Estate Planning (FP 106)

• Increased Job Security. Financial Planning jobs will surge by 30% between 2008 and 2018.2 CFP Board of Standards, Inc. http://www.cfp.net/downloads/2008_Certificant_ Survey_Report.pdf

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• More Job Satisfaction. 81% find earning CFP® certification rewarding in professional terms.3 Financial Planning News, 2007 CFP® Professional's earnings up 21%. http://www.accountingweb.com

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Designed For: Established finance practitioners, existing financial planners and those preparing for CFP® certification Optional Course: Free to those students who complete all 6 courses in FAU’s CFP® program • Capstone/Exam Preparation Course (FP 107): $799, 42 Hours, 4.2 CEUs www.FAUFinancialPlanning.com

Questions?

10

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Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and federally registered CFP (with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.


Certified Internal Auditor, Chartered Financial Analyst The Certified Internal Auditor® designation is the only globally accepted certification for internal auditors and remains the standard by which individuals demonstrate their competency and professionalism in the internal auditing field. In partnership with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), Florida Atlantic University offers a comprehensive review program which lays the foundation for auditing professionals and prepares candidates for the Certified Internal Auditor exams (Part I, II, III, IV). The Chartered Financial Analyst® Review Programs at Florida Atlantic University are offered in partnership with the CFA® South Florida Society and are registered with the CFA Institute. The only live CFA® Review programs in South Florida, these review programs feature top-notch instructors; our classes are taught primarily by senior executives, portfolio managers and analysts from the South Florida investment community. We also use selected academics in those areas we believe an academic perspective is important. CHARTERED FINANCIAL ANALYST® (CFA®) - LEVEL I

CERTIFIED INTERNAL AUDITOR® (CIA®)

Format:

Saturdays

Format:

Tuesdays

Dates:

Jan. 22 – March 26, 2011

Dates:

Jan. 25 – May 3, 2011

Time:

8:30am – 4:30pm (I, II); 8am – 5pm (III, IV)

Time:

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Hours/CEUs:

60 Hours / 6 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

8 $1,995

Program Focus: Enriching students with the education, information, and business tools that can be applied immediately to their auditing roles, this 60-hour instructorled course includes and follows the IIA Learning System and reviews the 4 modules necessary for CIA® accreditation: • Part I: The Internal Audit Activity’s Role in Governance, Risk, and Control (14 Hours) • Part II: Conducting the Internal Audit Engagement (14 Hours) • Part III: Business Analysis and Information Technology (24 Hours) • Part IV: Business Management Skills (8 Hours) Total: 60 Hours Designed For: Those with an accounting background, intermediate and advanced auditing professionals as well as those wishing to obtain the CIA® accreditation. www.FAUExecutivePrograms.com/CIA

Hours/CEUs:

42 Hours / 4.2 CEUs

Sessions:

14

Fee:

$1,299

www.FAUExecutivePrograms.com/CFA

CHARTERED FINANCIAL ANALYST® (CFA®) - LEVEL II

Format:

Wednesdays

Dates:

Jan. 26 – May 11, 2011

Time:

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Hours/CEUs:

48 Hours / 4.8 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

16 $1,299

Program Focus: These programs feature a comprehensive, instructor-led, graduate-level educational curriculum which follows the CFA Institute’s Candidate Body of Knowledge™ (CBOK) and supports investment professionals in becoming Level I and II charter-holders. Designed For: Investment and Finance professionals who desire to become CFA® charter-holders. www.FAUExecutivePrograms.com/CFAII

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Purchasing & Supply Management Florida Atlantic University, in partnership with the Institute for Supply Management (ISM™), has the ability to help you earn supply management’s most prestigious designation, the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) and earn a Certificate in Purchasing and Supply Management from FAU. The CPSM® is the credential that surpasses the demands of the international marketplace with multi-faceted skills in areas such as finance, supplier relationship management, organizational global strategy and risk compliance.

CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL IN SUPPLY MANAGEMENT® (CPSM®)

Format:

Saturdays

Dates:

Jan. 22 – April 2, 2011

Time:

9:00am – 3:00pm

Hours/CEUs:

45 Hours-PDUs / 4.5 CEUs

Sessions:

9

Fee:

$1,596

Program Focus: This program follows the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM™) body of knowledge and provides comprehensive instruction in the following 3 knowledge areas of supply management: Foundation of Supply Management, Effective Supply Management Performance, Leadership in Supply Management. Designed For: Individuals who wish to pursue a higher level of knowledge in the purchasing and supply management field; specifically those who provide leadership by aligning resources and defining and satisfying global and organizational needs through the procurement and supply management processes. Note: Individuals who independently wish to sit for the Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) exam are required by ISM™ to pass three exams and to possess five years of full-time, professional supply management experience and a four year degree from a regionally accredited institution. www.FAUExecutivePrograms.com/CPSM

Questions?

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Certified Medical Business Manager Offered by Florida Atlantic University, in partnership with the Broward County Medical Association, the Palm Beach County Medical Society and the Dade County Medical Association, the Certified Medical Business Manager (CMBM) program is a four-module, comprehensive, specialized business program for medical industry professionals. Focusing on the skills, tools and characteristics needed to manage a successful medical business or practice, the CMBM instructors are all industry professionals who bring the knowledge you and your practice need to succeed.

MODULE I: ANATOMY & TERMINOLOGY; BILLING & CODING

MODULE III: OFFICE OPERATIONS

Format:

Format:

Tuesdays

Tuesdays

Dates:

Sep. 13 – Dec. 6, 2011

Dates:

Apr. 5 – May 31, 2011

Time:

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Time:

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Hours/CEUs:

36 Hours / 3.6 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

12 $1,000 / $750*

Hours/CEUs:

27 Hours / 2.7 CEUs

Sessions:

9

Fee:

$1,000 / $750*

MODULE II: ACCOUNTING & REGULATORY FUNCTIONS

MODULE IV: HEALTHCARE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Format:

Format:

Tuesdays

Tuesdays

Dates:

Jan. 11 – Mar. 22, 2011

Dates:

June 14 – Aug. 16, 2011

Time:

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Time:

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Hours/CEUs:

30 Hours / 3 CEUs

Hours/CEUs:

30 Hours / 3 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

10 $1,000 / $750*

Program Focus: This comprehensive program will qualify attendees to work in medical and health offices. The Certified Medical Business Manager program will equip you to pursue a business career in the healthcare industry and is ideal for those who intend to work in medical and health offices and for those who are already working within the industry and are seeking to manage their medical office more proficiently.

Sessions:

10

Fee:

$1,000 / $750*

Designed For: Medical office managers & staff, independent billing companies, transcriptionists and their staff, physicians seeking business management training, nurses seeking medical business training, hospital billing and coding personnel, hospital and ambulatory facility administrators, those interested in becoming medical office managers. * Discount available with proof of membership in BCMA, DCMA or PBCMS www.FAUCMBM.com

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Project Management Project management has become the business world’s most sought–after skill set. Small and large organizations can benefit from employees who have the critical knowledge needed to lead successful projects! Florida Atlantic University offers a wide selection of in-class and distance learning project management training programs, ideal for learning comprehensive project management methodology, preparing you for CAPM® and PMP® certification exams, or maintaining your certifications with specialized courses for project management professionals. INTRODUCTION TO PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Format:

In-Class: Tues./Wed./Thurs.

Online

Dates:

Spring: Jan. 18 – 20, 2011 Summer: April 26 – 28, 2011

Enroll Anytime

Time:

8:30am – 4:30pm

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24 Hours-PDUs / 2.4 CEUs

24 Hours-PDUs / 2.4 CEUs

3

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$995

$795

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

Program Focus: This program lays the foundation of project management methodology and practical application, focusing on best practices in project management. Topics include: the project lifecycle, project management tools and techniques, project initiation, execution, planning, controlling and closing.

Designed For: New and current project managers motivated to learn the methodology and effective practice of project management and how to deliver projects on time and within budget. www.FAUPM.com

EXECUTIVE CERTIFICATE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Format:

Tuesdays/Thursdays

Saturdays

Dates:

Spring: Jan. 25 – May 1, 2011

Spring: Jan. 22 – May 1, 2011 Summer: May 7 – Aug. 14, 2011

Time:

6:30pm – 10:00pm

9:30am – 4:30pm

84 or 105 Hours-PDUs / 8.4 or 10.5 CEUs

84 or 105 Hours-PDUs / 8.4 or 10.5 CEUs

27

15

$3,995

$3,995

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

Program Focus: This program includes an in-depth review of the internationally accepted A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK®) as well as the practical application of project management methodology. The curriculum covers the 5 basic process groups and 9 PMBOK® knowledge areas. All students who enroll in this class have the option to attend a three-day exam preparation course for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam.

Designed For: Any individual who is pursuing a career in the field of project management or who has experience in the field but no formal training, as well as those who desire to earn the CAPM® or PMP® designation. www.FAUPM.com

Project Management R.E.P. Institute Florida Atlantic University is a Registered Education Provider (REP®), accredited by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).

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Project Management (Preparatory Courses) Take the PMP® and PgMP® exams with confidence. Florida Atlantic University’s instructor-led, in-class and online preparation courses will prepare you to pass the exams with ease and confidence! Using comprehensive study guides, practice exams, access to a database of hundreds of sample questions and practical exercises, participants will focus on key concepts, formulas and principles for passing the PMP® and PgMP® exams.

PMP® EXAM PREPARATION COURSE (35 HOURS)

Format:

In-Class, Weekdays

Online

Dates:

Spring: Feb. 14 – 18, 2011 Summer: June 6 – 10, 2011

Enroll Anytime

Time:

8:30am – 4:30pm

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35 Hours-PDUs / 3.5 CEUs

35 Hours-PDUs / 3.5 CEUs

5

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$1,995

$1,295

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

Program Focus: This 35-hour course is intended to prepare project managers for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and includes lectures, slides, hands-on exercises, Q&A and many sample exam questions.

Designed For: Those individuals wishing to take the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam and who need 35 hours of education to meet the requirements set forth by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). www.FAUPM.com

PMP® EXAM PREPARATION COURSE (21 HOURS)

PgMP® EXAM PREPARATION COURSE

Format:

Format:

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Dates:

Spring: Apr. 29 – May 1, 2011 Summer: Aug. 12 – 14, 2011

Time:

9:30am – 4:30pm

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

21 Hours-PDUs / 2.1 CEUs 3 $1,295

Program Focus: This 21-hour accelerated course is intended to prepare project managers for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) and includes lectures, slides, hands-on exercises, Q&A and many sample exam questions. Designed For: Those individuals wishing to take the Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam and who have already earned at least 14 of the 35 hours of education needed to meet the requirements set forth by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).

In-Class Available upon request

Dates: Time

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Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

24 Hours-PDUs / 2.4 CEUs 3 $1,195

Program Focus: This course reviews the fundamental concepts of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) internationally accepted standards for program management. Designed For: Individuals who manage multiple projects and project managers wishing to take the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) PgMP® certification exam. www.FAUPM.com

www.FAUPM.com

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Project Management (Preparatory Courses cont.)

RISK MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL (PMI-RMP®)

Format:

PROJECT SCHEDULING PROFESSIONAL (PMI-SP®)

Online

Format:

Online

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Time:

-

Time:

-

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

30 Hours-PDUs / 3 CEUs $1,095

Program Focus: An online course where you will learn the advanced project risk management tools and techniques needed to manage project risk and to prepare for PMI’s Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP®) certification. Designed For: Project Managers and candidates for PMI’s Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP®) certification. www.FAUPM.com

Hours-PDUs/CEUs:

30 Hours-PDUs / 3 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

$1,095

Program Focus: An online course where you will learn advanced scheduling and time management tools and techniques needed to cultivate and evolve the effectiveness and efficiency of your project schedules and timelines. Candidates for PMI’s Project Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP®) certification will benefit from topics ranging from the fundamentals of the Schedule Development Process to more advanced topics drawn from the Schedule Model and Good Practices found in the Project Management Institute’s (PMI®) internationally accepted Practice Standard for Scheduling. Designed For: Project Managers and candidates for PMI’s Scheduling Management Professional (PMI-SP®) certification. www.FAUPM.com

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Project Management (Specialty Courses) Florida Atlantic University now offers a suite of advanced courses for PMP® certified project managers to develop their project management skills, to support PMI's® Continuing Certification Requirement (CCR) and maintain Professional Development Units (PDUs) during your certification cycle! BUILDING A PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICE (PMO)

Format:

PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR THE IT PROFESSIONAL

In-Class

Format:

Online

Dates:

Available upon request

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Time:

-

Time:

-

Hours-PDUs/CEUs:

14 Hours-PDUs / 1.4 CEUs

Sessions:

2

Fee:

$795

Hours-PDUs/CEUs:

18 Hours-PDUs / 1.8 CEUs

Sessions:

-

Fee:

$795

Program Focus: This course focuses on the knowledge needed and approaches taken to plan and implement the appropriate Project Management Office for your organization.

Program Focus: This course focuses on reducing project failure and using case studies to demonstrate how IT-specific project management techniques can increase efficiency and improve project success in the IT field.

Designed For: PMPs®, advanced project managers and any project manager involved in implementing a PMO.

Designed For: PMPs®, advanced project managers and IT project managers who want to become involved with IT projects.

www.FAUPM.com

www.FAUPM.com

GLOBAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT

WORK BREAKDOWN STRUCTURE (WBS) CONCEPTS

Fomat:

Saturdays

Dates:

March 19 & 26, 2011

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Time:

8:00am – 5:00pm

Time:

-

Hours-PDUs/CEUs:

16 Hours-PDUs / 1.6 CEUs

Sessions:

2

Fee:

$495

Program Focus: This course reviews the challenges project managers today face, including: the need to manage diversity across the varying cultures that are part of a project, across countries, corporate divisions, national regions or different disciplines. This course is designed to identify differences in perspectives, history, cultural and socio-geographical norms and business practices and to manage those differences and avoid conflict while delivering your complex project. Designed For: PMPs®, advanced project managers and any project manager involved in managing global projects. www.FAUPM.com

Format:

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

Online

10 Hours-PDUs / 1 CEU $199

Program Focus: This course provides creative and practical approaches to effectively define and use the Work Breakdown Structure to ensure project work is aligned with project objectives. A well-defined WBS will support the planning and assignment of project responsibilities and facilitate the reporting and analysis of project progress. Designed For: PMPs®, advanced project managers, and any project manager who would like to learn more about WBS best practices. Any individual motivated to learn more about WBS practices and earn PDUs towards their PMI® Continuing Certification Requirements (CCRs). www.FAUPM.com

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Project Management (Specialty Courses cont.) EARNED VALUE MANAGEMENT

ADVANCED RISK MANAGEMENT

Format:

Online

Format:

Online

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Time:

-

Time:

-

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Fee:

10 Hours-PDUs / 1 CEU $199

Program Focus: Advanced concepts in Project Risk Management including risk management techniques that can be applied in any project environment. Designed For: PMPs®, advanced project managers, and any project manager who would like to learn more about Risk Management best practices. Any individual motivated to learn more about Advanced Risk Management practices and earn PDUs towards their PMI® Continuing Certification Requirements (CCRs). www.FAUPM.com

Hours-PDUs/CEUs:

10 Hours-PDUs / 1 CEU

Fee:

$199

Program Focus: This course provides a practical and easy to understand approach for implementing and using Earned Value Management (EVM) techniques in any Project Management environment. Designed For: PMPs®, advanced project managers, and any project manager who would like to learn more about EVM best practices. Any individual motivated to learn more about Earned Value Management practices and earn PDUs towards their PMI® Continuing Certification Requirements (CCRs). www.FAUPM.com

PROJECT PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

Format:

PROJECT TEAMS & TEAMWORK

Online

Format:

Online

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Time:

-

Time:

-

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Fee:

10 Hours-PDUs / 1 CEU $199

Hours-PDUs/CEUs:

10 Hours-PDUs / 1 CEU

Fee:

$199

Program Focus: Understanding the role of portfolio management and applying basic tools & techniques to select projects and streamline operations by designing metrics that both demonstrate and improve return on investment.

Program Focus: This course will provide Human Resource management techniques & tools for project managers to heighten team performance (including virtual, diverse and global teams).

Designed For: PMPs®, advanced project managers, and any project manager who would like to learn more about portfolio management best practices. Any individual motivated to learn more about project portfolio management practices and earn PDUs towards their PMI® Continuing Certification Requirements (CCRs).

Designed For: PMPs®, advanced project managers, and any project manager who would like to learn more about teamwork best practices. Any individual motivated to learn more about teamwork practices and earn PDUs towards their PMI® Continuing Certification Requirements (CCRs). www.FAUPM.com

www.FAUPM.com

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ADVANCED PROJECT SCHEDULING

Format:

Online

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Time:

-

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Fee:

10 Hours-PDUs / 1 CEU $199

Program Focus: Advanced concepts in Project Scheduling including techniques to implement schedule changes while maintaining accuracy and to present scheduling alternative recommendations.

“ My experience in the Project Management program at FAU far exceeded my expectations. Both the curriculum & faculty were superb. Earning my PMP® credential has already paid significant dividends at work, on both personal and professional levels.” Dave Sherman, PMP® Business Development Manager Sales & Marketing Professional

Designed For: PMPs®, advanced project managers, and any project manager who would like to learn more about advanced project scheduling best practices. Any individual motivated to learn more about advanced project scheduling practices and earn PDUs towards their PMI® Continuing Certification Requirements (CCRs). www.FAUPM.com

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Six Sigma Certification Six Sigma is an integrated, disciplined approach for improving business performance. Earning your Yellow Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt and/or Master Black Belt from Florida Atlantic University is a proven way to maximize your performance, earn the respect of others and achieve greater professional success in any industry. Our programs are designed to provide a high-level understanding of the Six Sigma improvement model, concepts, and language, focusing on the ”Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control" methodology by use of case studies and examples drawn from service, business processes and practical applications. SIX SIGMA YELLOW BELT

Format:

Online

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Time:

-

Hours-PDUs/CEUs:

“The Six Sigma course at FAU exceeded my expectations, and the professionalism of both the instructor and staff was oneof-a-kind. I would recommend to anyone that they take their Six Sigma courses through FAU”

14 Hours-PDUs / 1.4 CEUs

Sessions:

-

Fee:

$595

Program Focus: This course provides students with an introductory understanding of the fundamentals of Six Sigma, its metrics and the basic improvement methodologies, and prepares them for Green Belt and Black Belt certifications.

Ray Ford Six Sigma Green Belt

Designed For: Any individual wishing to explore Six Sigma best practices, earn the Yellow Belt certification and prepare for Green Belt and Black Belt certifications. www.FAUSixSigma.com

SIX SIGMA GREEN BELT

Format:

Online

Monday - Friday

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Spring: Jan. 24 – 28, 2011 Summer: May 2 – 6 and July 25 – 29, 2011

Time:

-

8:30am – 4:30pm

35 Hours-PDUs / 3.5 CEUs

35 Hours-PDUs / 3.5 CEUs

-

5

$1,595

$1,995

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

Program Focus: This course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to form and facilitate Six Sigma teams and manage basic Six Sigma projects. They will also be able to implement tools, techniques and practices to achieve cost reductions and quality improvement within their organization.

Designed For: Any individual wishing to explore Six Sigma best practices, earn the Green Belt certification and prepare for the Black Belt and Master Black Belt certifications. www.FAUSixSigma.com

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Six Sigma Certification (cont.) SIX SIGMA GREEN BELT EN ESPAÑOL

Format:

SIX SIGMA MASTER BLACK BELT

Online

Format:

Online

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Time:

-

Time:

-

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Fee:

35 Hours-PDUs / 3.5 CEUs $1,595

Foco del Programa: Un “Green Belt” es capaz de liderear proyectos básicos de “Six Sigma” además de proveer ayuda a un “Black Belt” en la recolección y análisis de datos así como en diagramación de procesos. Un “Green Belt” es capaz de llevar a cabo la implementación de herramientas, técnicas y prácticas con el fin de lograr la reducción de costos y/o la mejora en la calidad. El objetivo de este curso es proveer a los estudiantes con el nivel adecuado de conocimientos y prácticas para poder desempeñar el rol de “Green Belt.” Dirigido a: Todos los estudiantes que tengan interés en profundizar en el uso de las mejores prácticas de Six Sigma, obtener la certificación de “Green Belt” o en preparación para la certificación de “Black Belt” y “Master Black Belt.”

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Fee:

35 Hours-PDUs / 3.5 CEUs $1,995

Program Focus: This course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to achieve Six Sigma’s highest credential. Six Sigma Master Black Belts are trained to mentor and coach everyone in the organization who is involved in Six Sigma, raise the level of organizational competency with respect to Six Sigma, be the highest level of technical expertise regarding Six Sigma in the organization, and to develop and conduct training sessions. Designed For: The Six Sigma Master Black Belt program is intended for outstanding individuals who have the aptitude and desire to master the complexities of the training program and fulfill the role of Master Black Belt. www.FAUSixSigma.com

www.FAUSixSigma.com

SIX SIGMA BLACK BELT

Format:

In-Class

Online

Dates:

Session 1: Feb. 7 – 10, 2011 Session 2: March 14 – 17, 2011 Session 3: April 11 – 14, 2011

Enroll Anytime

Time:

8:30am – 4:30pm

-

84 Hours-PDUs / 8.4 CEUs

84 Hours-PDUs / 8.4 CEUs

12

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$4,495

$3,995

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

Program Focus: This course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to manage advanced Six Sigma projects and to actively lead organization-wide improvement efforts. Black Belts will be able to utilize statistical analysis software to advance organizational cost reduction and quality improvement efforts. They will also be able to guide, mentor and define projects for Green Belts.

Designed For: Any individual wishing to guide, mentor, and define projects for other Six Sigma Green Belts, and to earn the Black Belt certification and prepare for the Master Black Belt certification. www.FAUSixSigma.com

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Information Technology Are you looking for a career in Information Technology? Do you want to accelerate your existing career path with sought-after computer skills, learn web design, database management, web development, computer repair or network management? Then Florida Atlantic University has the IT training you need! SOFTWARE

CERTIFICATIONS

Microsoft Office 2007 8-Hour Courses

• A+ Certification

All 8-hour Microsoft courses in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and

• Network+ Certification

Outlook will prepare you for the MCAS (Microsoft Certified Application Specialist)

• Computer Repair (A+/Network+)

certifications.

• MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist)

Word (Level 1, Level 2, Level 3)

Excel (Level 1, Level 2, Level 3)

Access (Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4)

PowerPoint (Level 1, Level 2)

Outlook (Level 1, Level 2)

• MCITP (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist):

Server Administrator • MCITP (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist):

Enterprise Administrator • MCITP (Microsoft Certified IT Professional):

Database Administrator 2008

Other 8-Hour Courses •

Microsoft Windows (Vista/Windows 7)

Project (Level 1, Level 2)

QuickBooks (Level 1, Level 2)

Photoshop (Level 1, Level 2)

InDesign (Level 1, Level 2)

Illustrator (Level 1, Level 2)

Visio (Level 1, Level 2)

Internet

Publisher

Expression (Level 1, Level 2)

Digital Photography

Intro to AutoCAD

• Computer Maintenance Technology (A+/MCITP:

Enterprise Administrator) • Implementing and Managing Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) • Implementing a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Database • Maintaining a Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Database • MCTS: SQL Server 2008, Implementation and Maintenance • MCTS: (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist): .NET Framework

3.5 Applications Developer www.FAUIT.com

48-Hour Course: AutoCAD

WEB DESIGN • Multi-Media Web Design

• Photoshop for the Web

• HTML (HyperText Markup Language)

• Master Designer

• CSS (Cascading Style Sheet)

• JavaScript

• SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

• Dreamweaver

• Web Design and Optimization

• Flash

“I appreciate the quality of instruction and professionalism from your school... It does not only take a smart person to pass the Microsoft Certification exams; it takes great instructors to teach us.” Christina Rodriguez MCSA/MCP

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“ I chose Florida Atlantic University's Executive MBA program because it delivers a set of comprehensive learning resources consisting of expertise, integrity, professionalism, dedication and a relentless quest for quality. The true value of the program lies in its format, designed to empower students by giving them access to a teaching faculty always eager to spread their professional, real-world experience and knowledge with outstanding approaches to teaching. FAU's Executive MBA provided an immense learning environment embodied by rich interactions with my classmates, presentations, group studies, case studies and sharing of practical work experiences.� Suad Begovic MBA, Financial Manager-Broward General Medical Center Auxiliary

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Executive MBA The Office of Executive Graduate Programs offers a 23-month AACSB-accredited Executive MBA program designed to accommodate busy working professionals with a convenient weekend schedule, unrivaled service and support staff. The program provides an environment where a concentrated effort between professor and student results in the mastery of a graduate-level, business administration curriculum. PROGRAM INFORMATION

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Courses are held every third Saturday and Sunday, 8:00am – 6:15pm.

• Bachelor’s degree in any discipline including business

23-month Executive MBA Curriculum (46 credits): Core MBA (34 credits) International Business specialization (12 credits)

• GPA approximately 3.0 over last 60 undergraduate credits

Alternative specializations available! Tuition: $915/credit hour – Florida residents Full service, all inclusive: Includes tuition, books, breakfast and lunch, OWL ID, parking decal, graduate cap and gown, graduation banquet. Financial Aid and Tuition Reimbursement accepted: Tuition waived until award/reimbursement is available. Self Pay? We offer a convenient payment plan. AACSB International Accreditation: Earn your degree from an AACSB-accredited business school that has undergone rigorous scrutiny to earn the highest business accreditation.

• No business prerequisite courses required • Approximately 5 years managerial/professional experience • Resume with references • Two letters of recommendation • GMAT may be waived based on credentials • Optional GMAT or GRE: 500 or 1000, respectively www.FAUExecutivePrograms.com/EMBA

Free GMAT Prep Course www.fauexecutiveprograms.com/GMAT

Register for an Information Session www.fauexecutiveprograms.com/INFO

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Professional MBA The Office of Executive Graduate Programs offers a 16-month AACSB-accredited Professional MBA program designed for students who wish to specialize in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Students in this convenient Tuesday/Thursday evening cohort program are exposed to concepts which drive the kind of innovation that leads to sustainable growth. The Professional MBA program offers a full-spectrum view of innovation and entrepreneurship and the challenging environment in which to test these strategies. PROGRAM INFORMATION

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Courses are held every Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00pm – 10:00pm.

• Bachelor’s degree in business or any discipline

16-month Professional MBA Curriculum (40 credits): Core MBA (28 credits) Entrepreneurship and Innovation specialization (12 credits) Tuition: $800/credit hour – Florida residents Full service, includes tuition, books, OWL ID, parking decal, graduate cap and gown. Financial Aid and Tuition Reimbursement accepted: Tuition waived until award/reimbursement is available. Self Pay? We offer a convenient payment plan. AACSB International Accreditation: Earn your degree from an AACSBaccredited business school that has undergone rigorous scrutiny to earn the highest business accreditation.

Free GMAT Prep Course www.fauexecutiveprograms.com/GMAT

Register for an Information Session www.fauexecutiveprograms.com/INFO

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• “C” or better in business prerequisite courses • GPA approximately 3.0 over last 60 undergraduate credits • Resume with references • Two letters of recommendation • GMAT or GRE: 500 or 1000, respectively www.FAUExecutivePrograms.com/PMBA


Online BBA The Office of Executive Programs offers an AACSB-accredited Online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degreecompletion program designed for full- and part-time working professionals who wish to specialize in Marketing, Management or Accounting. The convenience of the Online BBA program enables you to reach your educational goals while balancing your professional and personal life.

PROGRAM INFORMATION

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Flexibility: Online learning makes it possible to fit classes into your own schedule and progress towards a degree at your own pace.

• Applicants for the Online BBA Program must have an AA or AS degree, or at least 60 transfer credits from a regionally accredited institution.

Expert Faculty: FAU faculty is comprised primarily of full time business professors, each with many years of teaching and research experience. Federal and State Financial Aid Programs: Funding is available to students who qualify. Over 98% of Online BBA students are eligible to receive the maximum award.

• To be eligible, applicants require a transfer GPA of 2.50 or higher. • Additional registration information is available online. www.FAUExecutivePrograms.com/OnlineBBA

AACSB International Accreditation: Earn your degree from an AACSBaccredited business school that has undergone rigorous scrutiny to earn the highest business accreditation.

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Corporate and Customized Training Our business is advancing your business through enhanced individual and organizational performance.

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Florida Atlantic University Executive Programs’ Corporate Training solutions provide a broad range of corporate training programs that are focused on improving individual performance, team performance, and bringing results to your organization. Since 2005, our Corporate Training programs have been used by leading local and nationwide organizations and helped hundreds of participants advance through high quality professional development. Our focus on customizing our corporate training programs to real-time business challenges has helped our clients realize a significant return-on-investment and improved performance.

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Project Management R.E.P. Institute

“ Florida Atlantic University’s Executive MBA program enables business leaders to take the next step within their careers by surrounding themselves with fellow business leaders (classmates) and exceptional faculty to achieve their goals. The format of the program is very convenient for working professionals. The EMBA program at FAU will propel graduates to another level—it certainly has for me.” Joe Hansen, MBA '08 Account Executive & Director of Social Media Strategy Profile Marketing & Public Relations


FAU Executive Education Catalog Spring Summer 2011