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Jun 11 @ 8:30 am – Jun 15 @ 4:30 pm Goodwin Hall 320, Benedictine University
Six Sigma Green Belt (Bill Hooper, Six Sigma Green Belt Instructor) Program Overview Six Sigma is a quality approach meant to improve services and products through eliminating the variation that causes errors and defects and[...]
Jun 19 @ 8:30 am – Jun 20 @ 4:30 pm Goodwin Hall 320, Benedictine University
MS Excel 2016 Fundamentals Program Overview MS Excel 2016 Fundamentals is a two-day class that covers the core functionality of Microsoft’s flagship spreadsheet application. This program supports students in preparing for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)[...]
Jun 21 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Goodwin Hall 320, Benedictine University
MS Excel 2016 Fundamentals Program Overview MS Excel Expert provides students the opportunity to learn the additional, advanced functionality of MS Excel (2016). This curriculum provides provide a significant opportunity for the hands-on program experience that is[...]
Jul 16 @ 8:30 am – Jul 20 @ 4:30 pm Goodwin Hall 320, Benedictine University
Globally recognized and demanded, the PMP certification demonstrates to employers, clients and colleagues that a project manager possesses project management knowledge, experience and skills to bring projects to successful completion. As the demand for skilled project[...]

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    on April 20, 2018 at 3:53 pm

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    on April 20, 2018 at 3:46 pm

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    on April 20, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    (Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co has agreed to pay $1 billion to settle with U.S. regulators who said it abused customers in its auto and mortgage businesses, the bank and regulators said on Friday. […]

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    on April 20, 2018 at 3:43 pm

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Talks aimed at a tie-up between planemakers Boeing Co and Embraer SA that also involve Brazil's government are at an advanced stage, O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources. […]

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    on April 20, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    (Reuters) - Biogen Inc struck a $1 billion neurology drug development deal with Ionis Pharmaceuticals on Friday, expanding a partnership that developed the company's potential blockbuster drug for spinal muscular atrophy. […]


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Success Stories 

As an adult, the decision to return to college to complete my degree was a terrifying. Benedictine’s programs provided comfort of being surrounded by other adult learners on similar paths. From day one, at my first class, the University taught me how to manage my time and balance commitments as a mother of two, full time employee, business owner, and full time student. I was able to immediately apply the time management skills I learned which enabled my academic success.

AImee F.

Benedictine University’s MBA program provided me with the opportunity and challenge to utilize academic theory in real life, professional applications.  Working through individual and group led initiatives, I learned from my instructors and classmates alike.  These experiences helped sharpen my corporate acumen, build upon my existing career and develop a renewed sense of focus and discipline.

Adam L.

Derrick Walters is an experienced PMP® instructor who holds both the PMI PMP® and ITIL® certifications. He teaches the PMP Prepatory course all over the country and Benedictine University is proud to have him teaching this course. Derrick’s classes are energetic, fun, and focused on providing the necessary education to help PMP candidates pass the certification exam.

Derrick Walters

PMP Instructor, Benedictine University, Strategic Partnerships

Bill Hooper is dedicated to teaching and implementing Six Sigma through Design of Experiments and other innovative improvement methods for manufacturing and transactional processes. Bill Hooper is skilled in Process Improvement having facilitated over 100 Designed Experiments in manufacturing and non manufacturing operations.

Bill Hooper

Six Sigma Instructor, Benedictine University, Strategic Partnerships

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