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Top Job Skills Earned 100% Online Can Help You Get Ahead Quickly in Your Career
Nov 09, 2011 (05:11 PM EST)

New Fall 2011 Executive Education Online catalog features over 75 ways to help you speed past the competition

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fast forward your career! That's the lesson revealed by real-life accounts of people who acquired in-demand job skills through online learning, enabling them to go farther faster in their careers. The new Fall 2011 Executive Education Online catalog spotlights 50+ must-have business credentials and 25+ professional industry certifications to help drive success in the current job market. It is published by University Alliance, which connects students to world-class online training from America's leading universities.

Earning new skills and credentials can immediately give professionals the confidence and know-how to help land a new job, provide a real benefit to their current job or even help them get promoted at work. The following people currently work in different fields, but share the common experience of their new skills taking effect quickly.

After earning his Master Certificate in Internet Marketing, Cayce Howe, of Santa Barbara, CA, enjoyed a rapid-fire series of promotions, which ultimately led to Cayce co-founding an Internet marketing agency. Doug Parker, of Laguna Hills, employed the Lean Six Sigma techniques he learned to save his clients valuable time and money by eliminating waste and inefficiencies, earning him new business through referrals. While studying for his Executive Certificate in Leadership and Management, Chicago resident David Vartanian was able to watch several DVD lectures in the morning, and then immediately apply the concepts at work to better manage his employees. And Virginia's Dale Robertson used his new Project Management skills to help him successfully transition from over 20 years of military service to working in the civilian world.

"We're proud that our online certificate programs are the catalyst for career advancement for so many people," states Adrian Marrullier, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of University Alliance Online, which first partnered with America's leading universities more than a decade ago. "Nothing helps improve job prospects - or maintain job security - more quickly than gaining new skills and credentials."

Gain the skills that employers are actively seeking. Some of the most in-demand business disciplines featured in the new catalog include Lean Six Sigma, Project Management, Internet Marketing and Supply Chain Management, plus the newest professional specializations: Business Intelligence, Advanced Intercultural Management, IT Service Management/ITIL® and Sustainability.

Earn valuable credentials from a top-ranked university. Professionals can develop a winning resume with added credentials from such renowned schools as Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame, the University of San Francisco and the University of Vermont.

Enjoy the advantages of a video-based classroom. To facilitate the immediate application of career skills, University Alliance's unique virtual classroom features include: interaction with professors and students; online learning tools such as streaming video lectures, discussion boards and chat rooms; the ability to network with other professionals; and valuable insight by industry experts who teach from real-world examples. But, most importantly, the anytime, anywhere convenience of online learning means professionals can advance their career from home computer, laptop - even from a mobile device!

To learn more about these in-demand skills, view the Executive Education Online catalog now.

About University Alliance Online

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, the University of San Francisco, Tulane University's Freeman School of Business, the University of Vermont, Florida Institute of Technology, Dominican University, Jacksonville University and The University of Scranton.


Sandy Levine, VP of Marketing Services
Bisk Education/University Alliance Online
9417 Princess Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33619
813-621-6200, ext. 328

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