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Welcome to Chamber University

More benefits for chamber members
Chamber University is offering discounted degree programs, professional certificates, and stand-alone classes for all chamber members through partnerships with Kaplan University and Broward College. With these partnerships, you gain a wide range of new benefits as a member of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce. Whether you’re looking to learn advanced sales techniques, earn a master’s degree, or just brush up on a little Spanish, Chamber University provides you with hundreds of options—all with the click of a mouse.

Kaplan University, A new school of thought

Kaplan University offers certificate programs, continuing education, and associates, bachelors, and master degrees. With this partnership, you and your immediate family get a 10% tuition reduction on all programs offered by the university. In fact, you can leverage previous course work and professional training towards class credits to accelerate your program forward. In many situations, you can even turn your career experience into transferable credits. With added flexibility and customizable programs, you get the convenience of taking online classes that can fit into your busy schedule.

All classes provide support to help you navigate through the academic process and make decisions that are in alignment with your career goals. By pursing a degree from Kaplan University, you’re able to create specialized areas of study that allow you to create a customized program based on real world situations. In the 21st century, the world is changing quickly—and now you’re getting a new way of earning degrees and professional certificates with access to more than 100 academic programs, including:

• Degree programs in Business, Information Technology, Arts & Sciences, Education, Health Sciences, Education, and more.

• Professional certificates in Project Management, Six Sigma, Executive Coaching, Health Care, Business, Information Technology, and more.

• Juris Doctorate from the Concord Law School—the nation’s first online law school.

For more information, please visit www.ftlauderdale.kaplan.edu or call 866-241-4854. 


Broward College, The convenience of stand-alone courses

With our partnership with Broward College, you get an exclusive 20% discount on more than 300 classes. All courses take eight-weeks to complete—and your membership with the chamber brings the cost down to $99 per class. With Broward College, you get an assortment of choices that can help you get ahead in today’s competitive market—all from the comfort of your home or office. With the following course categories, you’re able to take classes to benefit your business or quench your thirst for knowledge:

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Business Administration
  • Graphic Design
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Languages
  • Accounting
  • Personal Development
  • Digital Photography
  • Web & Computer Programming
  • Software Applications
  • Multimedia Design
  • Computer Literacy
  • Internet Technology
     

To learn more about the above classes, please click here.
http://www.ed2go.com/bcftlcham-pro/index.html


Nova Southeastern University, Executive Education that makes an impact

The Huizenga Business School at Nova Southeastern University offers Chamber members up to 15% off on its Executive Education open-enrollment programs.  Our programs develop people both personally and professionally to make an immediate and positive impact in the business community. For a complete listing of these programs and available dates, and to register at the discounted price, please visit:

http://www.huizenga.nova.edu/ExecEd/ftl-chamber-discount

Any program listed can be custom-designed to fit an organization's training needs. Our curriculum is designed by faculty with real-world experience who use leading edge thinking in developing relevant content that is action-based and high-impact to enable an organization to attain its defined objectives. For more information on customized corporate training programs call: 954-262-5161.


Florida Association of NonProfit Professionals, Florida's Certificate in Nonprofit Management (The Sunshine Certificate)

The certification offers motivating and stimulating classes geared to be of assistance in the professional growth of nonprofit executives, board members, staff, volunteers and those who have an interest in the well-being and sustainability of the nonprofit sector. Chamber nonprofits receive a 15% discount The eleven-series program is conducted by experts in the respective topics. Through the certification, FANO promotes its mission, the advancement the development of nonprofit L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P.S.!

Leadership Governance & Board Policy
Executive Director Training
Accounting Time and Money
Democracy Future Trends of the Nonprofit Sector
Events - Marketing & Special Events
Revenue - Grantwriting Wars
Sponsorship - Campaigning I
Human Resources and Volunteers
Information Revolution
Planning - Power Vision: Strategic Thinking
Sustainability - Campaigning II

NPO Start Up -  Nonprofits have an opportunity to become certified in nonprofit management by the Florida Association of Nonprofit Organizations (FANO), the first organization in Florida to offer certification in partnership with Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and Broward College (BC). For more information contact FANO @305.557.1764 or e-mail diane@fano.org

 

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