We've been delivering education solutions to organizations that seek a relevant, real-world approach for corporate education and training
Oakbrook Terrace, IL (PRWEB) August 26, 2008
Learning is a powerful tool in today's workplace. According to a recent study by Progrexion, the demand for corporate education is growing at a rate of 35 percent per year. In response to this growing need, DeVry University, its Keller Graduate School of Management and Becker Professional Review announce the launch of the Keller Center for Corporate Learning.
Through career education and advanced degree programs, the Keller Center for Corporate Learning provides corporate education to companies to help meet their organizational goals and the needs of their individual employees. As leaders in the delivery of practitioner-based education, DeVry University, its Keller Graduate School of Management, and Becker Professional Review offers a results-oriented approach to corporate learning that is responsive to industry trends. More companies are looking to measure the impact of corporate education and its influence on employee retention.
"We've been delivering education solutions to organizations that seek a relevant, real-world approach for corporate education and training," said David J. Pauldine, president of DeVry University. "The Keller Center for Corporate Learning reflects the formal integration of our capabilities across DeVry University, Keller and Becker, and enables companies to improve their ROI on their tuition assistance programs. Our goal with the Keller Center is to deliver corporate educational solutions that align with the specific needs of companies and their employees."
The corporate education options available through the Keller Center for Corporate Learning include associate, bachelor and master's degrees, and more than a dozen MBA concentrations and graduate certificates. These programs are offered in a variety of managerial disciplines, such as accounting, project management and human resources, as well as technology-related areas, including networking communications, information sciences and health care technology. Professional examination preparation and continuing education in accounting, finance and project management are also available.
Drawing on the university's portfolio of more than 450 undergraduate and graduate courses, the Keller Center for Corporate Learning's programs are enriched by the practical knowledge and experience of industry experts, who bring real-world business-focused insights and keep employees engaged with applications and skills that can be immediately applied on the job.
Convenience and a positive education experience are essential to the success of corporate education for both the company and those they employ. The Keller Center for Corporate Learning offers companies and their employees the flexibility of taking courses at a corporation's facilities, online or at one of the more than 90 university locations nationwide. For employers, the Keller Center provides a single source of corporate education that can offer curriculum continuity coast-to-coast. For employees, the Keller Center offers the flexibility to continue their education when and how it is convenient for them by allowing employees to balance work, school and personal priorities.
Verizon Wireless, the builder and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, offers corporate education for its employee base. Verizon Wireless sponsors onsite degree programs through its corporate tuition program, called LearningLINK, in several of its call centers nationwide. Verizon Wireless measures the effectiveness of its corporate learning against four key business objectives: recruitment, retention, job performance and career mobility.
"DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management's offerings are in perfect alignment with Verizon Wireless' vision of bringing continuing education to the workplace, which ultimately benefits the employee and adds value to the company," said Dorothy Martin, LearningLINK National Program Manager, Verizon Wireless. "Offering onsite degree programs is one way of investing in our most valuable asset - our employees and their long-term development and commitment to the business. Having degree programs such as DeVry's and Keller's available to our employees has helped our recruitment efforts, reduced turnover, improved on-the-job performance, and has yielded a marked increase in career mobility among our education program participants."
Information on the Keller Center for Corporate Learning is available by calling 1.877.543.3879 or by visiting corp.keller.edu.
About DeVry University
As one of the largest degree-granting higher education systems in North America, DeVry University provides high-quality, career-oriented associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs in technology, healthcare technology, business and management. More than 57,000 students are enrolled at its 90 locations in 26 states and Canada, as well as through DeVry University Online. DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (NCA), http://www.ncahlc.org. DeVry University, a division of DeVry Inc. (NYSE: DV), is based in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. For more information about DeVry University, visit http://www.devry.edu.
About Keller Graduate School of Management
For 35 years, DeVry University's Keller School of Management has delivered relevant, practical graduate education to thousands of students nationwide, helping them transform their skills and develop the professional edge needed for career success in today's global economy. As one of the largest graduate management schools in the U.S., Keller offers seven master's degree programs in management, as well as a variety of graduate certificate programs. Keller implements a career-oriented approach with a curriculum that is highly responsive to industry trends and taught by working professionals. Convenience and flexibility are emphasized with classes offered across a nationwide network of convenient locations, online or a combination of both so students can balance work commitments, personal priorities and graduate school. DeVry University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association (NCA). Keller Graduate School of Management is included in this accreditation. DeVry University is based in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill. For more information, visit http://www.keller.edu.
About Becker Professional Review
Becker Professional Review is a global leader in professional education serving the accounting and finance professions. Its Becker CPA Review and Stalla Review for the CFA® Exams are the largest and longest-running review programs worldwide. Becker Professional Review serves more than 47,000 students annually with courses offered onsite, online and on CD. Throughout its 50+-year history, Becker has earned a strong track record of student success through superior teaching, curriculum and learning tools that enable its students to develop the knowledge and performance skills necessary to pass their exams. For more information about Becker CPA Review, visit http://www.beckercpa.com. For more information about Stalla's CFA review courses, visit http://www.stalla.com. Becker Professional Review is a division of DeVry, Inc. (NYSE:DV).
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