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The University of Delaware’s Division of Professional and Continuing Studies will host a free information session on July 19 in Wilmington, highlighting professional development programs and educational opportunities for adult students. Assisting at last semester’s information session was UD’s Baby Blue.
The University of Delaware’s Division of Professional and Continuing Studies will host a free information session on July 19 in Wilmington, highlighting professional development programs and educational opportunities for adult students. Assisting at last semester’s information session was UD’s Baby Blue.

July 19: Professional and Continuing Studies information session in Wilmington

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Learn about professional development courses focused on business, healthcare, drones

A free information session introducing Fall 2018 professional development programs to prospective students will be held Thursday, July 19 from 6-8 p.m. at Arsht Hall on the University of Delaware’s Wilmington Campus, 2700 Pennsylvania Ave.

New or recently restructured programs featured at the information session include social media marketing, nursing home administration, and an extensive new drone pilot training program with five courses targeting novice to advanced users.

Hosted by UD’s Division of Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS), the information session provides high-level program overviews and gives prospective students opportunities to network with faculty and program graduates so they can ask questions and learn more about the programs.

Addressing in-demand business- and healthcare-focused topics, skills, certifications, and credentials, fall 2018 programs from UD PCS include:

  • Advanced Telehealth Coordinator Certificate (online course)

  • Analytics: Optimizing Big Data Certificate

  • Business Process Optimization using Lean Six Sigma

  • Clinical Trials Management Certificate (online course)

  • Essentials of Clinical Sleep Health and Education (online course)

  • Healthcare Risk Management (online course)

  • Human Resources Foundation and aPHR® Certification Prep

  • Nursing Home Administration Regulations Course

  • Paralegal Certificate

  • PMP/CAPM Project Management Exam Prep Program

  • Professional Drone Pilot Training Programs (introductory to advanced)

  • Project Management Certificate

  • Social Media Marketing Programs: Fundamentals and Advanced

Planned with the needs of working professionals in mind, refreshments will be served at this event.

Additionally, virtual information sessions are scheduled for Aug. 1-2 for several online healthcare-related programs, including Essentials of Clinical Sleep Health and Education, Clinical Trials Management, Healthcare Risk Management and Advanced Telehealth Coordinator.

Professional development programs from UD PCS are scheduled to suit working professionals’ schedules, and most can be completed in about three months. Face-to-face classes meet at UD’s Arsht Hall in Wilmington or on UD’s Newark campus. Some classes include virtual online class meetings to supplement classroom sessions, and some classes are offered totally online.

Most programs have a 10-percent early-bird discount for anyone who registers and pays in full for a program at or before the information session. Other program-specific scholarships and discounts may be available, including military discounts, group discounts, and various professional association discounts.

All information sessions are free, but reservations are requested. For more information about PCS programs, or to RSVP, call 302-831-7600, visit http://www.pcs.udel.edu/info-session/ or email PCS at continuing-ed@udel.edu.

 


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