Nation's Premier Financial Services Educator, The American College, to Hold Online Open House for Master's Degree in Leadership

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The value and benefits of advanced professional education will be the focus of a virtual open house held by The American College on February 19, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. To learn more about the event and to register for the virtual open house go to http://www.TheAmericanCollege.edu/OpenHouse.

The value and benefits of advanced professional education will be the focus of a virtual open house held by The American College on February 19, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. Featuring live presentations by The College's President and world-renowned faculty, this one-hour complimentary online event will provide participants with insight into The American College's prestigious Master of Science in Management (MSM) with an Emphasis in Leadership degree program.

According to Larry Barton, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of The American College, "Advanced education is the key to success in today's competitive marketplace. This virtual open house will help professionals at financial services firms and other companies better understand The American College student experience, the importance of leadership training, and our institution's ability to help individuals create careers of significance."

Included in the open house will be virtual classroom simulations and demonstrations of role play applications that help students apply management skills to real-life situations. In addition, virtual open house participants will hear from actual American College graduates about their experiences with the institution and the value of an advanced degree in Leadership.

This complimentary event will also provide participants with the opportunity to interact with members of The American College's distinguished faculty. Representatives of the faculty taking part in this online event include:

  • Larry Barton, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, holder of the O. Alfred Granum Chair in Management and Professor of Management at The American College
  • Glenn Boseman, CLF®, CLU®, holder of the Roger Hull-James S. Bingay Chair of Leadership and Professor of Leadership. Professor Boseman is responsible for the master's degree programs available through The College's Richard D. Irwin Graduate School.
  • Salvatore F. Farina, MSM, CLF®, CLU®, ChFC®, Adjunct Professor of Practice Management and holder of the Liddy-Joseph Chair in Practice Management.

Interested individuals will be able to participate in an open forum with these scholars during a question and answer session at the conclusion of this event.

Anyone in a managerial role with a bachelor's degree, regardless of discipline, who drives organizational change and wants to take their career to the next level, is welcome to apply to The American College. To learn more about the event and to register for the virtual open house go to http://www.TheAmericanCollege.edu/OpenHouse.

The American College is dedicated to leadership in innovative training and development that helps financial services companies and their employees succeed. As a non-profit educational institution holding the highest level of academic accreditation, The College has served as a valued business partner to banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies and others for over 82 years. The American College's faculty represents some of the financial services industry's foremost thought leaders. For more information, visit http://www.TheAmericanCollege.edu.

Contact:
Eric B. Gordon
Assistant Vice President of Communication
(610) 526-1450

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