TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The new fall 2012 Executive Education Online catalog, published by University Alliance (UA), announces new online certificate programs in three of today's most marketable areas: Lean Six Sigma, Hospitality Management and Essentials of Business. For those seeking a career edge, these professional development programs – offered 100% online by U.S. News-ranked schools – can result in higher salary potential, increased job security, career advancement, job growth and more.
New online certificate programs for 2012 include:
- Villanova University's Master Certificate in Lean Enterprise Solutions is ideal for managers and professionals in any industry who want to transform their organization into a leaner, more efficient enterprise. Professionals can also receive training in project management and Lean Six Sigma. The university prepares students for PMP® certification, and is an exclusive provider of Six Sigma certification online.
- Michigan State University's Management Certificate in the Business of Hospitality helps hospitality newcomers and veterans gain expertise in a field that the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects to add 1.7 million new jobs by 2020. Other notable MSU programs include strategic leadership and management and supply chain management.
- The University of Florida's Executive Certificates in Essentials of Business provide practical skills and knowledge in one of the following areas of emphasis: Leadership, Marketing, Human Resources or Information Technology.
The new fall 2012 Executive Education Online catalog features professional development programs from the nation's leading universities, including Leadership and Management from Notre Dame, supply chain management and Internet marketing training from the University of San Francisco, and corporate sustainability from the University of Vermont.
"We're proud to support professionals in furthering their careers with convenient, cost-effective online certificate programs from highly respected universities," says Adrian Marrullier, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of University Alliance. "With today's competitive job market, gaining skills with immediate application and putting a recognized credential on their resumes can help professionals stand out from the rest."
Students will receive instruction through state-of-the-art online technology powered by University Alliance. This online classroom features streaming video lectures with convenient 24/7 access, as well as a variety of interactive tools that connect instructors and students, including two-way voiceover IP, instant messaging and shared virtual whiteboards.
To learn more about UA's e-learning programs and the career benefits of new skills and credentials, download the Executive Education Online catalog at www.universityalliance.com/uacatalog, or call 800-605-5380 to speak to an enrollment representative.
About University Alliance
The University Alliance (UA) facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA's technology and support services, its university partners have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country. University partners include Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, Florida Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, University of Florida, New England College, University of San Francisco, Jacksonville University, University of Vermont, The University of Scranton, and Dominican University.
Sandy Levine, VP of Marketing Services
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