Linfield College Online and Continuing Education To Launch New Certificate Programs: Wine Marketing, Wine Management

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As the wine industry grows in size and sophistication each year, it is important that wine professionals develop their talent at the same rate. Linfield College Online and Continuing Education strives to provide small winery owners and individuals considering careers in the wine industry with the expertise required to manage and grow at all levels of this thriving, global industry.

"The wine industry is booming right now, especially in Oregon. One thing the market really needs is more young talent. Linfield is attempting to help close that gap." - Ellen Brittan, Linfield’s Director of Wine Education

July 22, 2015 – Linfield College Online and Continuing Education just launched two new certificate programs: Wine Marketing and Wine Management. These programs will provide students with the fundamentals to prepare them for a career in this thriving industry.

Wine Marketing and Management courses are perfect for individuals considering a career in the wine industry, existing winery employees preparing for advancement, or small winery owners. The Wine Management Certificate features a basic foundation course addressing all aspects of wine production and distribution, as well as other more specific courses focusing on management techniques, business strategy, financial oversight, planning, and leadership. For those looking to grow a business, a Wine Marketing Certificate provides an overview of the marketing discipline with a specific focus on the wine industry while also featuring a basic foundation course. The curriculum also includes courses focused specifically on marketing strategy, planning, communications and sales management.

"The wine industry is booming right now, especially in Oregon," said Ellen Brittan, Linfield’s Director of Wine Education. "One thing the market really needs is more young talent. Linfield is attempting to help close that gap."

These programs are being offered exclusively online to attract and accommodate students from all over the world, with varying schedules and priorities. Each student pursuing a certificate in Wine Marketing or Wine Management will have access to technical support as well as a personal faculty advisor to help them through their course load.

For more information regarding wine marketing certificates online, visit http://www.linfield.edu/dce or contact the office of admissions at 503-883-2447 or Linfield College Online and Continuing Education, 900 SE Baker St, McMinneville, OR 97128-6894.

As one of the oldest private colleges on the West Coast, Linfield is a fully accredited institution with a reputation for excellence. Whether Linfield College students learn in an online classroom or one with four walls, each student is given the tools to succeed from a supportive community of faculty and staff. Don’t wait any longer to further your career and transform your life. Find out more about accredited online colleges and your options with the Linfield College Online and Continuing Education program today!

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