Continuing Education Program
Letter from the Director
Dear Prospective Candidates,
Changes in today’s economic landscape are rendering professionals with unique and valuable skills. For the workforce of the 21st century, professional development is considered an extension of and an enhancement to an employee’s academic education and job requirements. As a result, training is becoming a key factor in the organization’s ability to comply with the new shift in paradigm. At the Continuing Education Program CEP, we have engraved in our mission statement the needs of working and aspiring professionals to attain the necessary skills for excellence in the workplace.
A wide variety to choose from: The CEP now offers 18 certificate-based programs at the post-secondary and post-baccalaureate level and well over 90 short courses for prospective students. Many programs culminate with the distinguished CEP certification granted by LAU. We are also proud of our extension corporate training programs that are tailored to the specific needs of the organization and the community. The training programs at the CEP extension are offered to Ministries of the Lebanese Republic, NGOs, hospitals and corporations alike.
Style, excellence and best standards: The CEP at LAU is best positioned to train the workforce of Lebanon with university-style continuing education programs, combined with global industry standards leading to professional excellence. Our programs are designed to help CEP students develop skills, knowledge and abilities that are needed to compete locally, regionally and internationally. Many programs are scheduled in the evenings and during the weekends to accommodate the demanding work schedule of employees. Moreover, the CEP Internal Quality Control guarantees a level of assurance and satisfaction for both the CEP candidate and their sponsors.
You at the CEP: The CEP at LAU is leading the way into the future by effectively bridging the gap between the academic world and the marketplace. As each individual is arguably part of the skilled workforce, you are invited to take full advantage of our numerous program offerings.
I wish you great success in your future endeavors.
Director, Division of Continuing Education Program, Beirut