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EXECUTIVE EDUCATION Program catalog

www.executiveeducation.fau.edu


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

To register online or for more information: visit www.executiveeducation.fau.edu.

To register by phone: call 1.800.584.4723 and use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express or company purchase order.

To register in person: visit our offices at the Office Depot Center for Executive Education, located at: 777 Glades Rd., Bldg. 93, Suite 201. Boca Raton, FL 33431 Enrollment Office Hours: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

] Payment Information: Payment can be made by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, check or company purchase order. Make checks payable to Florida Atlantic University.

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.

] Disability Accommodation Enrollment: Please call our office at 1.800.584.4723 a minimum of five working days in advance of an event if a reasonable accommodation of a disability is needed.

1.800.584.4723 www.executiveeducation.fau.edu

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.


Dear Executive: Whether you are preparing to accelerate your career, assuming an advanced role in your organization or seeking to enhance your strategic decision-making capabilities, Florida Atlantic University’s Executive Education Programs will prepare you to make an immediate impact. FAU Executive Education exists to serve top professionals and executives like you with highly rated instructors educated by their own real-world business experience. Knowledge transfer and networking with like-minded peers is at the foundation of FAU Executive Education Programs, where you will gain the tools that you need to navigate the business world and develop your own broad vision and capacity for decisionmaking and skilled execution. Leading our portfolio of Executive Education Programs are Executive Continuing Education courses, National and International Certifications, the Executive MBA and Professional MBA Degree programs, and customized Corporate Training and events. Each program is designed to drive participants to put the concepts into action to meet today’s toughest business challenges. The Office Depot Center for Executive Education is home to our programs and sets the standard for a dedicated executive education and training facility, offering unparalleled educational experiences and learning environments on our Boca Raton campus. 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 Education 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 Education Programs are a gateway to extraordinary personal and professional growth. 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 creating change after you complete your Executive Education experience. We look forward to seeing you at FAU.

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


exceed expectations....

... ignite your career with faU executive education

Don't fall behind the speed of change today.

You need to know what lies ahead and to be prepared with the skills to support your plans.

Project Management R.E.P. Institute

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.

empower yourself with knowledge. engage with like-minded peers. experience the opportunity for advancement and success.

Florida Atlantic University's Executive Education will recognize your accomplishment with a Certificate of Completion and will award Continuing Education Units equivalent to your time spent in any of our programs.

www.executiveeducation.fau.edu

Contact us at 561.297.2709


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management & Leadership Leadership Boot Camp ........................................................................ 2

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Introduction to Project Management.............................................12 Executive Certificate in Project Management..............................12

service management Service Management for Enhanced Profitability .......................... 3

Preparatory Courses PMP® Exam Preparation Course (35 Hours) ...............................13 PMP® Exam Preparation Course (21 Hours) ................................13 PgMP® Exam Preparation Course ...................................................13 Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)® ............................ 14 Project Scheduling Professional (PMI-SP)® ................................ 14

Human Resource management Certificate in Human Resource Management .............................. 4 HR: Compensation & Benefits Certificate...................................... 4 Senior Human Resource Management (PHR®/SPHR®) Preparatory Program ........................................................................... 4

Specialty Courses Building a PMO ....................................................................................15 Global Project Management.............................................................15 Project Management for the IT Professional................................15 Fundamentals of Agile Project Management...............................15 Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Concepts .............................16 Advanced Risk Management ...........................................................16 Project Portfolio Management .........................................................16 Earned Value Management ..............................................................16 Project Teams & Teamwork ..............................................................17 Advanced Project Scheduling ..........................................................17

sales & marketing Certificate in Marketing Management ........................................... 5 Certificate in Sales Management ..................................................... 5 Hospitality Certificate in Meeting & Events Management ............................. 6 Certificate in Hospitality Management .......................................... 6 finance & accounting Certificate in Corporate Financial Management .......................... 7 Certificate in Financial & Cost Accounting .................................... 7

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finance certifications Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) ............................................... 8 Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) .................................................. 9 Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) – Level I ............................ 9 Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) – Level II ........................... 9 ]

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purchasing & supply management Certificate in Supply Management ................................................ 10 certified medical Business manager Anatomy & Terminology, Billing & Coding ....................................11 Accounting & Regulatory Functions ................................................11 Office Operations .................................................................................11 Healthcare Information Technology ................................................11

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six sigma Six Sigma Yellow Belt..........................................................................19 Six Sigma Green Belt ..........................................................................19 Six Sigma Green Belt en Español .....................................................19 Six Sigma Black Belt ...........................................................................20 Six Sigma Master Black Belt ............................................................20 information technology ...............................................................21 degree programs Executive MBA....................................................................................23 Professional MBA ...............................................................................24 corporate and customized programs .................................26

Executive Education courses have been APPROVED in partnership with: Workforce One Broward, Workforce Alliance Palm Beach and the Bureau of State Approving Agency for Veterans Training. Training funds are available to those who qualify.


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 Boot camp Format:

Tues. / Wed. / Thurs.

Dates:

March 13 – 15, 2012

Time:

8:00am – 5:00pm

Hours - PDUs/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

24 Hours - PDUs / 2.4 CEUs 3 $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 Boot Camp is a hands-on, realworld, dynamic program designed to make you a better leader. Designed For: This intensive Leadership Development program is designed for supervisors, managers and senior leaders. It is ideal for individuals who excel in their specialty 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. t 561.297.2366

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“The class provided me with hands-on tools to communicate effectively as a manager and resolve conflict with emotional intelligence. It has become an invaluable resource not only for my work but also my personal life. I highly recommend it.” Monika Moeller Vice President at Pershing LLC


Service Management Every business, regardless of industry or size, needs to address the issue of service to the customer. Organizations today have an immediate need to point their compass in the direction of the customer. Florida Atlantic University's Service Management programs focus on organizations’ unquenchable thirst to learn how to best service their customer base and create a unique opportunity for the innovative institution willing to steal the march on its competition through stellar service levels.

seRvice management foR enHanced pRofitaBiLitY Format:

Wed./Thurs./Fri.

Dates:

Feb. 15 – 17, 2012 (Spring) April 18 – 20, 2012 (Summer)

Time:

8:00am – 5:00pm

Hours/CEUs:

24 Hours / 2.4 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

3 $995

Program Focus: Service Management for Enhanced Profitability is an intensive program directed toward promoting customer goodwill, customer satisfaction, customer loyalty, and ultimately customer retention within an organization. Focusing on a comprehensive study of customer service management, this program addresses specific problem areas inherent to most organizations, providing the detailed steps needed to implement, motivate and drive positive changes within an organization's service presence. This 3-day workshop utilizes expert instruction, discussion groups, team exercises, presentations, case-studies, and assigned readings to address the following key components of successful customer service: • What is Customer Service Management ? How does it differ from Customer Service? • The critical factors inherent to successful Customer Service Management • Customer-focused leadership • Customer-centric strategic business planning • The ethics of service • Power to the front-line worker • The Economics of service • Building a business around the customer Designed For: This program will benefit individuals at all levels of an organization and especially those who are in a position to exert influence and drive service improvement changes such as sales and marketing executives, managers responsible for service delivery, sales and service managers, call center managers, and sales representatives. t 561.297.2366

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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

senioR HUman ResoURce management (pHR®/spHR®)

Format:

Wednesdays (Spring & Summer)

Format:

Dates:

Jan. 25 – April 11, 2012 (Spring) May 16 – Aug. 1, 2012 (Summer)

Dates:

Jan. 28 – April 21, 2012

Time:

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Time:

9:00am – 12:30pm

Hours/CEUs:

33 Hours / 3.3 CEUs

Sessions:

11

Fee:

$799

Hours/CEUs:

Saturdays

35 Hours / 3.5 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

10 $1,299/ $1,199*

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.

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: 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.

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 t 561.297.2366

HR: compensation & Benefits ceRtificate Format:

Thursdays

Dates:

Feb. 2 – April 5, 2012

Time:

7:10pm – 10:10pm

Hours/CEUs:

27 Hours / 2.7 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

9 $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. t 561.297.2366

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“I would recommend this course to anyone in the Human Resources field, including the most seasoned professionals.” Nicole Vernon Certificate in Human Resource Management Human Resources Assistant, Ben-Ezra & Katz, P.A.


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 Format:

ceRtificate in saLes management Wednesdays

Format:

Saturdays

Dates:

Jan. 25 – April 4, 2012

Dates:

Jan. 28 – April 21, 2012

Time:

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Time:

9:00am – 12:00pm

Hours/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

30 Hours / 3.0 CEUs 10 $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.

Hours/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

30 Hours / 3.0 CEUs 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: 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.

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.

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Hospitality Tens of billions of dollars are spent on the estimated 20 million meetings and events held every day. Today corporations, associations and organizations understand the importance and effectiveness of sponsoring meetings, conferences and special events that are strategically planned and executed in order to deliver value, results and increased return on investment. Florida Atlantic University's Hospitality programs deliver the core components required for success as a hospitality professional.

ceRtificate in meeting & events management

ceRtificate in HospitaLitY management

Format:

Format:

Saturdays

Saturdays

Dates:

Jan. 28 – March 24, 2012

Dates:

April 14 – May 12, 2012

Time:

9:00am – 3:00pm

Time:

10:00am – 4:00pm

Hours/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

35 Hours / 3.5 CEUs 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. 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. t 561.297.2366

Hours/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

5 $549

Program Focus: The hospitality and tourism industry is critical to the world, national, state, and regional economy. Between 2009 and 2018, the World Travel & Tourism Council predicts that the nation’s third largest industry will support almost 17 million jobs accounting for 11.9% of total employment. Florida Atlantic University’s Hospitality Management Certificate Program provides participants with the essential skills and knowledge necessary for career development in this exciting field. This 5-module program covers the core components required for success as a hospitality professional. Designed For: The program will benefit participants from all segments of the industry, including: hotels, restaurants, cruise lines, theme parks, destination marketing organizations, destination management companies, tour operators, travel agencies (both on line and brick & mortar), private clubs, casinos, resorts, meetings & events, conventions & visitors bureaus. t 561.297.2366

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25 Hours / 2.5 CEUs


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:

Thursdays

Wednesdays

Dates:

Feb. 9 – March 29, 2012

Dates:

Feb. 8 – March 28, 2012

Time:

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Time:

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Hours/CEUs:

21 Hours / 2.1 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

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. t 561.297.2571

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. t 561.297.2571

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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:

Tuesdays / Thursdays

Dates:

Classes run year–round

Time:

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Hours/CEUs: Fee:

285 Hours / 28.5 CEUs

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Charlie Fischer, CFP®

$699 per module

Program Focus: The courses will provide a solid foundation in financial planning that will benefit you throughout your career. Coursework 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 • Insurance Planning • Income Tax Planning • Investment Planning • Retirement Planning and Employee Benefits • Estate Planning • Financial Plan Development

“The FAU Certified Financial Planner program and the instructors are excellent. It was my key to passing the certification exam.”

Optional Course: Free to those students who complete all 7 courses in FAU’s CFP® program • Capstone/Exam Preparation Course Designed For: Established finance practitioners, existing financial planners and those preparing for CFP® certification t 561.297.2571

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:

Wednesdays

Dates:

Jan. 28 – March 31, 2012

Dates:

Jan. 25 – April 25, 2012

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

Hours/CEUs:

42 Hours / 4.2 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

14 $1,299

Program Focus: Enriching students with the education, information, and business tools that can be applied immediately to their auditing roles, this 60-hour instructor-led course includes and follows the IIA Learning System and reviews the 4 modules necessary for CIA® accreditation:

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.

• 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)

Designed For: Investment and Finance professionals who desire to become CFA® charter-holders.

Designed For: Those with an accounting background, intermediate and advanced auditing professionals as well as those wishing to obtain the CIA® accreditation.

cHaRteRed financiaL anaLYst® (cfa®) - LeveL ii

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Format:

Fri. / Sat. / Sun.

Dates:

May 4 – 6, 2012

Time:

8:30am – 4:30pm

Hours/CEUs:

21 Hours / 2.1 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

3 $699

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. t 561.297.2571

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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 designations, the Certified Professional in Supply Management™ (CPSM™) and the Certified in Supply Management™ (CSM™), and earn a Certificate in Supply Management from FAU. The CSM™ and CPSM™ are the credentials which surpass the demands of the international marketplace with multi-faceted skills in areas such as finance, supplier relationship management, organizational global strategy and risk compliance. ceRtificate in sUppLY management Format: Dates: Time: Hours/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

Saturdays Jan. 28 – April 14, 2012 9:00am – 3:00pm 45 Hours-PDUs / 4.5 CEUs 9 $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™) or the Certified in Supply Management™ (CSM™) exam must meet eligibility requirements as set forth by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM™) and which can be found at www.ISM.ws.

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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. accoUnting & RegULatoRY fUnctions

office opeRations

Format: Dates:

Tuesdays

Format:

Jan. 10 – Mar. 20, 2012

Dates:

Time:

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Time:

Hours/CEUs:

30 Hours / 3 CEUs

Hours/CEUs:

Sessions: Fee:

10 $1,000 / $750*

HeaLtHcaRe infoRmation tecHnoLogY Format:

Tuesdays Apr. 3 – May 29, 2012 6:30pm – 9:30pm 27 Hours / 2.7 CEUs

Sessions:

9

Fee:

$1,000 / $750*

anatomY & teRminoLogY, BiLLing & coding Tuesdays

Format:

Tuesdays

Dates:

June 5 – Aug. 14, 2012

Dates:

Sep. 4 – Nov. 27, 2012

Time:

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Time:

6:30pm – 9:30pm

Hours/CEUs:

30 Hours / 3 CEUs

Hours/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. t 561.297.2571

36 Hours / 3.6 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

12 $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

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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. (Spring & Summer)

Online

Dates:

Jan. 17 – 19, 2012 (Spring) May 8 – 10, 2012 (Summer)

Enroll Anytime

Time:

8:30am – 4:30pm

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24 Hours-PDUs / 2.4 CEUs

24 Hours-PDUs / 2.4 CEUs

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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. t 561.297.2544

execUtive ceRtificate in pRoject management Format: Dates: Time: Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

Tuesdays/Thursdays (Spring)

Saturdays (Spring)

Saturdays (Summer)

Jan. 24 – April 29, 2012

Jan. 21 – April 29, 2012

May 19 – Aug. 19, 2012

6:30pm – 10:00pm

9:30am – 4:30pm

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

84 or 105 Hours-PDUs 8.4 or 10.5 CEUs

27

15

15

$3,995

$3,995

$3,995

Program Focus: This program includes an in-depth review of the internationally accepted A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® guide) 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.

Project Management R.E.P. Institute Florida Atlantic University is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.)®, approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). CAPM & PMP are registered marks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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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. t 561.297.2544


Project Management (Preparatory Courses) Take the PMP® and PgMP®, PMI-SP® and PMI-RMP® 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 PMI's certification exams.

pmp® exam pRepaRation coURse (35 HoURs) Format:

In-Class, Weekdays

Online

Dates:

April 16 – 20, 2012

Enroll Anytime

Time: Hours-PDUs/CEUs:

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

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)®. t 561.297.2544

pmp® exam pRepaRation coURse (21 HoURs)

pgmp® exam pRepaRation coURse

Format:

Format:

Fri./Sat./Sun. (Spring & Summer)

Dates:

April 27 – 29, 2012 / Aug. 17 – 19, 2012

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)®.

Dates: Time Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

Online Enroll Anytime 15 Hours-PDUs / 1.5 CEUs $595

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. t 561.297.2544

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Project Management (Preparatory Courses cont.) Take the PMP® and PgMP®, PMI-SP® and PMI-RMP® 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 PMI's certification exams. 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:

30 Hours-PDUs / 3 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

$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. t 561.297.2544

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. t 561.297.2544

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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 project management skills, to support PMI's® Continuing Certification Requirement (CCR) and maintain Professional Development Units (PDUs) during the certification cycle!

BUiLding a pRoject management office (pmo)

pRoject management foR tHe it pRofessionaL

Format:

Format:

In-Class

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.

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gLoBaL pRoject management

fUndamentaLs of agiLe pRoject management

Format:

Saturdays

Format:

Thursday & Friday

Dates:

March 10 & 17, 2012

Dates:

April 19 – 20, 2012

Time:

8:00am – 5:00pm

Time:

8:30am – 4:30pm

Hours-PDUs/CEUs:

16 Hours-PDUs / 1.6 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

2 $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.

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Fee:

14 hours-PDUs / 1.4 CEUs $695

Program Focus: In many industries, such as in IT and software development, project managers are often faced with complex projects that call for a great deal of vision and originality — while also requiring flexibility and compliance. This program will introduce the most popular agile frameworks, including SCRUM, and how they align with traditional PMBOK-based project management. You will learn the pros and cons of agile techniques, and the steps used in managing agile projects.

Designed For: PMPs®, advanced project managers and any project manager involved in managing global projects.

Designed For: PMPs®, project managers, IT managers, team leaders, team members, program managers, individuals considering pursuing PMI®'s Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)SM certification.

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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:

10 Hours-PDUs / 1 CEU

Fee:

$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).

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).

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pRoject poRtfoLio management

WoRk BReakdoWn stRUctURe (WBs) concepts

Format:

Online

Format:

Online

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Time:

-

Time:

-

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. 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). t 561.297.2544

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Sessions: Fee:

16

$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). t 561.297.2544

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10 Hours-PDUs / 1 CEU


pRoject teams & teamWoRk

advanced pRoject scHedULing

Format:

Online

Format:

Online

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Time:

-

Time:

-

Hours-PDUs/CEUs:

10 Hours-PDUs / 1 CEU

Fee:

$199

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Fee:

10 Hours-PDUs / 1 CEU $199

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

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

Designed For: PMPs速, 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速 Continuing Certification Requirements (CCRs).

Designed For: PMPs速, 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速 Continuing Certification Requirements (CCRs).

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“ The Six Sigma program was very practical and I will be able to apply the principles immediately at my place of employment. [The course] really gave me a new perspective for the term Six Sigma.� Jerry Bridgewater KSM Electronics Inc., Manufacturing Director

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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:

six sigma gReen BeLt en espaÑoL Online

Format:

Online

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Time:

-

Time:

-

Hours-PDUs/CEUs:

14 Hours-PDUs / 1.4 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

$895

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.

Hours-PDUs/CEUs:

35 Hours-PDUs / 3.5 CEUs

Sessions: Fee:

$1,995

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.”

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.

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.”

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In-Class: Monday – Friday

Online

Dates:

March 26 – 30, 2012

Enroll Anytime

Time:

8:30am – 4:30pm

-

35 Hours-PDUs / 3.5 CEUs

35 Hours-PDUs / 3.5 CEUs

5

-

$1,995

$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. t 561.297.2544

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Six Sigma Certification (cont.)

six sigma BLack BeLt Format:

In-Class: Monday – Thursday

Online

Dates:

Feb. 6 – April 19, 2012

Enroll Anytime

Time:

8:30am – 4:30pm

-

84 Hours-PDUs / 8.4 CEUs

84 Hours-PDUs / 8.4 CEUs

12

-

$4,495

$4,495

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. t 561.297.2544

six sigma masteR BLack BeLt Format:

Online

Dates:

Enroll Anytime

Time:

-

Hours-PDUs/CEUs: Fee:

50 Hours-PDUs / 5.0 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. t 561.297.2544

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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! ceRtifications

softWaRe

• A+ Certification

Microsoft Office 2010 8-Hour Courses

Other 8-Hour Courses • Project (Level 1, Level 2)

• Computer Maintenance Technology (A+/MCITP: Enterprise Administrator)

All 8-hour Microsoft courses in Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook will prepare you for the MCAS (Microsoft Certified Application Specialist) certifications.

• MCTS: Configuring Exchange Server 2010

• Word (Level 1, Level 2, Level 3)

• Network+ Certification • Computer Repair (A+/Network+) • MCTS (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist) • MCITP (Microsoft Certified IT Professional): Enterprise Administrator

• CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) • CCNA: Security

• Excel (Level 1, Level 2, Level 3) • Access (Level 1, Level 2, Level 3,

Level 4)

• Microsoft Windows (Windows 7) • 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

• CCNA: Wireless

• PowerPoint (Level 1, Level 2)

• Expression (Level 1, Level 2)

• MCTS: SQL Server 2008

• Outlook (Level 1, Level 2)

• Digital Photography • Intro to AutoCAD

• MCITP (Microsoft Certified IT Professional): Database Administrator 2008 • MCITP (Microsoft Certified IT Professional): Database Developer 2008

48-Hour Course: AutoCAD

• MCTS: .NET 4 Web Developer • Security+ Certification

WeB design

• Certified Ethical Hacker • Multimedia Web Design

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• JavaScript

• HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) • Dreamweaver • CSS (Cascading Style Sheet)

• Flash

• SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

• PHP/MySQL

• Web Design and Optimization

• Social Media

• Photoshop for the Web

• WordPress

• Web Master

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“ In this ever-changing business world, the Executive MBA program has provided me with the effective tools and knowledge to stay competitive. The Executive Program’s faculty is a good example of what it means to empower, engage and share experience and knowledge.” Javier Vacas EMBA LATAM Trade Operations Manager, Microsoft

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Executive MBA – The # 1 choice in Florida! Take the next step and become a global business leader with Florida Atlantic University's 23-month AACSB-Accredited Executive MBA designed for busy working professionals.

pRogRam infoRmation

appLication ReqUiRements

Courses are held every third Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:15 p.m.

• 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!

• Two letters of recommendation

Tuition: $965/credit hour – Florida residents Full service, all inclusive: Includes tuition, books, breakfast and lunch, OWL ID, parking decal, graduate cap and gown, graduation banquet.

• GMAT may be waived based on credentials

• No business prerequisite courses required • Approximately 5 years managerial/professional experience • Resume with references

• Optional GMAT or GRE: 500 or 1000, respectively

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.

For a free GMAT Prep Course and/or to register for an Information Session, call 561.297.1086 or visit http://business.fau.edu/emba

pRogRam featURes

• VIP Concierge Service • Optional International Business Trip • Individual Leadership Profile and Assessment • Private, Executive Coaching Sessions • The ability to network with over 200 EMBA students during program weekends • World Class Faculty • Dedicated State-of-the-Art Executive Education Facility • Average Class Size: 35 • Average Work Experience of Fellow Students: 12 years • Complete the EMBA in 23 months without work interruption t 561.297.1086

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Professional MBA – The smartest choice for today's career professionals. Discover how to be successful, significant, innovative and entrepreneurial with Florida Atlantic University's 16-month AACSB-Accredited Professional MBA — designed to work for you, your schedule, and your career without interruption.

pRogRam infoRmation

appLication ReqUiRements

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

• 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)

• GPA approximately 3.0 over last 60 undergraduate credits

Alternative specializations available!

• GMAT or GRE: 500 or 1000, respectively

Tuition: $850/credit hour – Florida residents Full service, includes tuition, books, OWL ID, parking decal, graduate cap and gown.

• “C” or better in business prerequisite courses • Resume with references • Two letters of recommendation

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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.

pRogRam featURes

• VIP Concierge Service • Customized Entrepreneurial Curriculum • Networking and Access to Established Entrepreneurs • Learn to Fund Innovations • Real-world Projects • Dedicated, State-of-the-Art Executive Education Facility • Small Class Sizes t 561.297.1086

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For a free GMAT Prep Course and/or to register for an Information Session, call 561.297.1086 or visit http://business.fau.edu/pmba.


“As a corporate financial analyst with 14 years of experience, the FAU Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) courses were an excellent opportunity to broaden my skills. After taking the courses, and preparing with FAU’s Capstone review course, I feel well prepared for the arduous CFP® certification exam. Real-world instructors ready to answers tough questions saved me a lot of prep time.” Lloyd Havel, Corporate Financial Analyst

“ My experience with Florida Atlantic University's Master Black Belt program has been both challenging and rewarding at the same time. It allowed me to learn at my own pace while maintaining my busy and complicated work schedule. I would personally recommend this course to any individual that wants to acquire the proper knowledge to advance their business and bring it into the arena that today’s business economy demands.” Orlando M. Petini, Six Sigma Black Belt/Quality Engineer

“ The MBA in International Business and subsequent Executive Certificate in Project Management through the FAU Executive Program gave me unique perspectives that enabled me to deeply understand business … I currently speak to CEOs of multinational corporations in various sectors and am quickly able to decipher their unique business problems, allowing me to come up with creative solutions to those problems. Had I not attended the FAU Executive program, I could never have launched my own business which is rapidly expanding and taking on new clients monthly. As a now successful entrepreneur, I am absolutely grateful for my education, the quality of the professors and the highly professional dedicated customer service of the support staff that enabled me to fulfill my lifelong dream.” Meredith Madsen, Madsen Advertising, EMBA and Executive Certificate in Project Management Graduate, 2011

“ The Certificate in Marketing Management course at FAU helped me launch my career. You cannot have sales without marketing!” Yanina Aranes, Realtor

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Fully customized content and instruction to meet your specific needs Programs can be held at your location or one of our University facilities Qualified, experienced, industry experts and faculty as instructors Proven track record with the area’s top organizations Instructional materials, case studies and activities related to your company and industry Cost savings and volume discounts for your training budget

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Why Partner with FAU Executive Education? Florida Atlantic University Executive Education Corporate & Customized solutions provide a broad range of programs focused on improving individual performance, and team performance, and bringing results to your organization. Since 2005, our Corporate & Customized 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 programs to real-time business challenges has helped our clients realize a significant return-oninvestment and improved performance. We want to get to know you and your business. We invite experts who will think deeply and innovatively about your needs and we collaborate with you in designing a program that will positively impact your organization’s human and financial capital.

our facilities... The Office Depot Center for Executive Education is an unrivaled, dedicated executive education and training facility specifically designed to create the most comfortable and conducive environment for advanced learning. the center boasts: [ Technologically advanced, large classrooms [ Multi-tiered amphitheater case-study room [ Numerous fully equipped break out rooms for workshops and group study sessions [ Smartboard technology and building-wide wireless access [ Home to the Executive MBA, Professional MBA, Certifications and Corporate & Customized programs

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JM Family Enterprises Office Depot Campus Management Corp. MAPEI ADT/Tyco FPL Suffolk Construction Broward County Cayman Islands Department of Tourism IBM Broward County, Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Offices NCCI Holdings, Inc. Holy Cross Hospital

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Initial Needs Assessment Curriculum evaluation meeting In-depth needs assessment with organization’s key stakeholders Program de-brief and follow-up Onsite training Classroom, instructor-led programs Online, instructor-led programs Instructional design and curriculum development Materials development Train-the-Trainer Facilitation Coaching

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