Florida Atlantic University - Executive Programs - College of Business

Florida Atlantic University - Executive Programs - College of Business
Post address: Florida Atlantic University - Executive Programs,
College of Business
777 Glades Rd.
Bldg. 93, Ste 201,

Boca Raton, FL, 33431-0991 US

Your passion, your level of commitment, and your desire to succeed have brought you here. Join your peers in a journey that starts with your interest and turns it into expertise. Welcome to the FAU College of Business - Executive Programs, welcome to Success!

The mission of the Barry Kaye College of Business is to be one of the nation's preeminent regional business schools by consistently creating and delivering the most relevant global business and economics higher education teaching, leadership, and research programs for the strategic industries in our South Florida service area; as well as for the business and not-for-profit administrative professions in our region.

As you consider the idea of continuing your educational development, give some serious thought to what the Executive Programs of the Barry Kaye College of Business at Florida Atlantic University have to offer.  Why FAU?  Here are a few reasons:

Value:  We know that you have choices as to where you spend your educational resources.  The Executive Programs of the Barry Kaye College of Business at FAU offer tremendous value to those wishing to pursue graduate degrees in business.  Our MBA programs combine the traditional core academic fundamentals of business with specialty courses to create unique areas of expertise that are not only nationally recognized, but regionally marketable as well.  This desirable package is presented to students at a cost that is highly competitive with more standard programs from state institutions and at a significant savings compared to private universities. 

Experience:  The Barry Kaye College has been offering executive education programs for over 15 years.  This allows the College to provide high quality personal service to students, while also offering effective curricula and efficient program administration.  

Quality:   The College is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the premiere accrediting body in the world.  This designation is compelling evidence of the quality of programs offered.  The business faculty are highly motivated and extremely competent, representing a diversity of research interests and business experiences.    Many enjoy national reputations in their respective fields and over ninety five percent hold doctoral degrees.


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3-Day Project Management Professional Exam - PMP Exam Prep Course

Campus USA Boca Raton
January 2015

This course is intended to prepare project managers for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). [+]

This course is intended to prepare project managers for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).Note: This course is 21 contact hours (21 PDU's) and is sufficient if you already have earned 14 hours (14 PDU's) of PMI® approved education. If you need 35 hours (35 PDU's) please take our 5-day PMP® Exam Prep Course. Our Exam Prep Course curriculum covers; all nine (9) PMBOK (third edition) knowledge areas:

Project Integration Management Project Scope Management Project Time Management Project Cost Management Project Quality Management Project Human Resource Management Project Communication Management Project Risk Management Project Procurement Management ... [-]

5-Day Project Management Professional Exam - PMP Exam Prep Course

Online & Campus Combined USA Boca Raton
January 2015

This course is intended to prepare project managers for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®). [+]

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This course is intended to prepare project managers for the Project Management Professional (PMP®) Certification Exam offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®).This class satisfies the requirement of 35 contact hours of education needed to take the PMP exam.Our Exam Prep Course curriculum covers; all nine (9) PMBOK (4th edition) knowledge areas:

Project Integration Management Project Scope Management Project Time Management Project Cost Management Project Quality Management Project Human Resource Management Project Communication Management Project Risk Management Project Procurement Management

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AHRM - Advanced Human Resource Management

Online USA Boca Raton
January 2015

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For the HR Professional who wants to learn about compensation and benefits, or for the individual who is considerting specializing in this field. As firms become increasingly concerned with maximizing their human resource investment, issues such as how and how much to pay employees, and what benefit protections to provide become key strategic decisions. In this course you will examine theories and techniques of compensation, and benefits administration and their practices in contemporary organizations. In this course you will examine theories and techniques of compensation and benefits administration and their practices in contemporary organizations. In order to receive a certificate, you must satisfactory complete weekly reading assignments. Individual study assignments, team assignments and case projects may also be given. No special computer knowledge is required for this course. [-]

Certificate in Human Resource Management

Campus USA Boca Raton
January 2015

This on-site certificate course is intended for those new to the human resource area; those who have just had personnel functions added to their current positions; those charged with developing and building a personnel core or function; those who desire a broader knowledge base in human resources; and those who need to refresh and update their personnel skills. [+]

{title_short}. This on-site certificate course is intended for those new to the human resource area; those who have just had personnel functions added to their current positions; those charged with developing and building a personnel core or function; those who desire a broader knowledge base in human resources; and those who need to refresh and update their personnel skills.Taught by experienced and relevant instructors, the key topics covered in this course include:- role of the human resource professional- employment law including:o Title VIIo Equal Opportunityo The Age Discrimination in Employment Acto The American with Disabilities Act- job analysis, job specifications, and job descriptions- forecasting personnel needs- personnel recruitment, selection, evaluation, and retention- compensation and benefits- training and employee development- employment and labor relations- health and safety- organizational change managementAll participants will receive certificates upon satisfactory completion of reading assignments, individual study assignments, learning team assignments or case projects, and class discussions. [-]

Certificate in Human Resource Management - Online

Online USA Boca Raton
January 2015

For the HR Professional who wants to learn about compensation and benefits, or for the individual who is considering specializing in this field -- Advanced Human Resource Management - Online. [+]

Compensation & Benefits Administration Advanced Human Resource Management - Online

 

For the HR Professional who wants to learn about compensation and benefits, or for the individual who is considering specializing in this field.

 

As firms become increasingly concerned with maximizing their human resource investment, issues such as how and how much to pay employees and what benefit protections to provide become key strategic decisions. In this course you will examine theories and techniques of compensation, and benefits administration and their practices in contemporary organizations.

 

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Certified Financial Planner - Track 1

Campus USA Boca Raton
January 2015

The program consists of 6 required courses which can be taken on a Tuesday evening. Course fees do not include books. [+]

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CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional Certificate ProgramFlorida Atlantic University is offering a Certificate Program to help you prepare for the CFP® Certification Examination.The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional Certificate Program at Florida Atlantic University is registered with Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board). As a CFP Board-Registered Program, our courses satisfy CFP Board’s education requirement, allowing an individual to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination. The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional Certificate Program includes six courses and an optional Capstone/Examination review course. The courses will provide a solid foundation in financial planning that will benefit you throughout your career.About the CFP ProgramThe program curriculum delivers information about areas critical to financial planning for both beginning and established practitioners. Course work is continually updated and expanded to reflect changes in the financial planning arena.Who is this course for... [-]

Certified Financial Planner - Track 2

Campus USA Boca Raton
January 2015

Florida Atlantic University is offering a Certificate Program to help you prepare for the CFP® Certification Examination. [+]

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional Certificate ProgramFlorida Atlantic University is offering a Certificate Program to help you prepare for the CFP® Certification Examination.The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional Certificate Program at Florida Atlantic University is registered with Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. (CFP Board). As a CFP Board-Registered Program, our courses satisfy CFP Board’s education requirement, allowing an individual to sit for the CFP® Certification Examination. The CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional Certificate Program includes six courses and an optional Capstone/Examination review course. The courses will provide a solid foundation in financial planning that will benefit you throughout your career.About the CFP ProgramThe program curriculum delivers information about areas critical to financial planning for both beginning and established practitioners. Course work is continually updated and expanded to reflect changes in the financial planning arena.Who is this course for... [-]

Certified Internal Auditor - CIA

Campus USA Boca Raton
February 2015

Florida Atlantic University, in partnership with The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), is proud to offer Comprehensive Instructor-led Courses based on The IIA’s CIA Learning System™. [+]

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Florida Atlantic University, in partnership with The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), is proud to offer Comprehensive Instructor-led Courses based on The IIA’s CIA Learning System™.

 

This series of four courses will provide an in-depth study of all related Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA®) topics in a traditional classroom format. Enjoy interaction with an expert instructor and your peers. A set syllabus will ensure that you stay on track to complete your CIA studies on schedule.

Attend traditional weekly classes/multi-day intensive seminars.  Take advantage of company/employee tuition reimbursement programs.  Learn from instructors and colleagues who have a variety of industry experiences to share.  Avoid procrastination and stay on track with weekly assignments and classroom expectations.  Discuss and clarify difficult topics in the classroom forum. ... [-]

Certified Medical Business Manager

Campus USA Boca Raton
January 2015

The program consists of 4 modules. Each module costs $1000.00. Students can enroll in any module without taking them in order. [+]

Certified Medical Business Manager  - A Professional Education Program This program is offered by FAU’s College of Business in conjunction with the Broward County Medical Association, the Palm Beach County Medical Society, and RCH Healthcare Advisors LLP, a Rachlin, Cohen & Holtz Company.Who Should Attend- Medical office managers & staff - Physicians seeking business management training - Nurses seeking medical business training - Hospital billing and coding personnel - Hospital and ambulatory facility administrators - Independent billing companies, transcriptionists and their staff - YOU!! The CMBM program consists of 4 modules. Certificates of attendance will be awarded upon completion of the 4 sessions, with a special designation certificate - Certified Medical Business Manager - to be awarded to those students who complete all 4 modules, attend 80% of classes and maintain a 2.0 GPA for each module. Broward County & Dade County Medical Association & Palm Beach County Medical Society members receive a 25% course discount, with proof of membership. Prices listed on Course Description and Schedule do not include fees for books.* Module I: Anatomy, Terminology, Billing & Coding ... [-]

Executive Certificate in Project Management

Campus USA Boca Raton
January 2015

Florida Atlantic University Executive Certificate in Project Management is an outstanding program for any professional who is pursuing a career in the field of project management. [+]

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Florida Atlantic University Executive Certificate in Project Management is an outstanding program for any professional who is pursuing a career in the field of project management.Our courses are accredited by PMI® (Project Management Institute) and designed for Project Managers who are looking to expand their knowledge in all areas of project management.The Executive Certificate in Project Management covers all the fundamentals of the internationally accepted Project Management Body Of Knowledge (PMBOK®) in a format that appreciates the severe time limitation of today’s employees.All students that enroll in the Executive Certificate in Project Management have the option to receive the training to sit for the Project Management Institute (PMI®) Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification exam.The PMI® is widely recognized for establishing the international standard for project management training.PMBOK recognizes 5 basic process groups and 9 knowledge areas typical of almost all projects. The basic concepts are applicable to projects, programs and operations.The five basic process groups are:... [-]

Meeting & Events Management

Campus USA Boca Raton
January 2015

This comprehensive curriculum is based on the Convention Industry Council's guidelines for the 27 meeting planning functions. Learn the language of meeting planning, discover the major responsibilities of a planner, and learn how to get a solid return on investment and handle logistics and negotiations. [+]

A Training Program Overview Tens of billions of dollars are spent on the estimated 20 million meetings called to order every business day. Many businesses as well as associations are realizing the importance and effectiveness of sponsoring meetings, conferences and special events that are professionally planned and executed.This comprehensive curriculum is based on the Convention Industry Council's guidelines for the 27 meeting planning functions. Learn the language of meeting planning, discover the major responsibilities of a planner, and learn how to get a solid return on investment and handle logistics and negotiations. The program provides training for career development in this exciting field.Who Is This Program For- People already in the field who are seeking more professional 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, DMCs and all those who interact with meeting planners - Travel agentsProgram StructureSession 1: Meeting Planning FundamentalsThe first session focuses on practical steps for planning and conducting meetings, events, and conventions that meet the needs and objectives of the participants. Class members will be introduced to the industry, examine a number of resources in the field, interact with industry suppliers and learn how to budget. Session 2: Site inspections and Room Set-ups This session covers site selection, featuring a behind-the-scenes tour of local meeting facility. Topics include how to evaluate meeting sites and establish relationships with hotel and convention management. Participants will learn how to make initial contact, which key questions to ask, how to evaluate what they see, and how to determine whether a site will satisfy the needs of the organization or client. Session 3: Contracts, Negotiations and Budgets This class will show you how a well-designed contract limits the legal and financial risks for both a hotel and the customer while creating a positive relationship. This class will also teach students the basics of sales negotiation skills. Session 4: Promotions, Marketing & Meeting ProtocolThis is a two-part session. The morning session covers promotion and marketing. The objective of this session is to learn and understand the overall concepts of promotion and marketing within the context of planning an event in the world of the professional meeting planner. The afternoon session covers meeting protocol in various event scenarios including board meetings, general sessions and formal social receptions. Topics include how to determine appropriate room settings, managing receiving lines, proper introduction, flag protocol, placement of flatware and the fundamentals of business etiquette. Session 5: Meeting Management Technology This session will tackle the daunting, ever-changing world of technology and how it applies to the meeting and event professionals. Topics included in this session: Meeting Professional's Usage of Technology * Software Applications * Planner's Guide to Internet Access * Researching on the World Wide Web * On-Line RFP's * Meeting Websites & Functionality * Web Registration Tools * Virtual ConferencingSession 6: Special Event Logistics This session explores the full range of activities and details related to planning a special event. The discussion will cover concept and theme development and event management. This class will offer participants a unique opportunity to interact with professionals in this very specialized planning field. [-]

SHRM Certificate Review Course

Campus USA Boca Raton
January 2015

This intensive program is designed to help HR professionals prepare for the Human Resource Certification Institute’s (HRCI) National Examination for the Professional or Senior Professional in Human Resources (PHR/SPHR) designation. Instruction follows the SHRM Learning System and covers six modules required for the PHR/SPHR accreditation: [+]

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FAU-SHRM Partnership Programs - Prepare for the National PHR/SPHR Certification ExamThis review course is part of FAU’s training partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). It is designed to:- Prepare HR staff for national professional certification - Provide senior HR professionals with high quality continuing education focused on critical contemporary issues Course materials were developed for SHRM by nationally-recognized experts for presentation by outstanding local instructors.This intensive program is designed to help HR professionals prepare for the Human Resource Certification Institute’s (HRCI) National Examination for the Professional or Senior Professional in Human Resources (PHR/SPHR) designation. Instruction follows the SHRM Learning System and covers six modules required for the PHR/SPHR accreditation:... [-]

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

Online

After successful completion of this program, participants will be certified as Six Sigma Black Belts. The participants will be equipped to manage advanced Six Sigma projects and to actively lead organization-wide improvement efforts. [+]

After successful completion of this program, participants will be certified as Six Sigma Black Belts. The participants will be equipped 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.

 

 

Role

 

The role of the Black Belt is to define projects for Green Belts, and to mentor and guide Green Belts in the completion of their projects. The Black Belt utilizes statistical analysis software to draw valid statistical conclusions, depict relationships, analyze measurement systems, test hypotheses, design experiments, apply statistical process control, and more.  Black Belts manage more advanced Six Sigma projects, and serve as leaders and change agents for projects that span the enterprise.  This course will provide the required skills and knowledge to fulfill this role.  Successful completion of all course assignments along with successful completion of a project will result in certification as a Six Sigma Black Belt.... [-]

Six Sigma Green Belt Certification

Online & Campus Combined USA Boca Raton
November 2014

After successful completion of this program, participants will be certified as Six Sigma Green Belts. The participants will be able 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. [+]

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After successful completion of this program, participants will be certified as Six Sigma Green Belts. The participants will be able 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.

 

 

Who should attend

Project managers Team leaders Programmers/Systems analysts Team members who will participate in improvement projects Candidates seeking to continue for the Six Sigma Black Belt Certification

 

Six Sigma Green Belt Training

At the end of this session, participants will be certified as a Six Sigma Green Belt Attended by team members who will participate in improvement projects, and by candidates seeking to continue for the Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Candidates must have basic math and problem solving skills. Some formal education in statistics and probability is desirable. 40 hours of instructor-led classroom training plus successful completion of an improvement project that demonstrates the ability to apply the tools and techniques covered in the training course. The textbook for this course is entitled The Six Sigma Way Team Fieldbook: An Implementation Guide for Process Improvement Teams by Peter S. Pande, Robert P. Nueman and Roland R. Cavanagh.  The book is included in the price of the course. ... [-]

Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification

Online

The Yellow Belt course will provide students who want to earn their Six Sigma Certification an introductory understanding of the fundamentals of Six Sigma, its metrics and the basic improvement methodologies, and prepare them for Green Belt and Black Belt certifications [+]

The Yellow Belt course will provide students who want to earn their Six Sigma Certification an introductory  understanding of the fundamentals of Six Sigma, its metrics and the basic improvement methodologies, and prepare them for Green Belt and Black Belt certifications.

 

 

Overall Course Goals

Teach you how to think differently and do things differently when solving problems and improving processes. Assess your level of learning through classroom exercises and practical application. Emphasize application in the real world, not classroom theory. Know when to rely on a Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt for advanced statistical analysis or other types of help (the Yellow Belt is not expected to be proficient in statistical calculations or the use of statistical software such as Minitab). Help you decide if you want to pursue the Green Belt or Black Belt certification. Help you achieve your personal, job and career goals. Provide an overview of Six Sigma concepts and the Define-Measure-Analyze-Improve-Control process. Learn to apply basic process improvement methods within each step of the DMAIC framework. Prepare you to be an effective team member on a Six Sigma project. ... [-]