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ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAM: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 

 

What does the Adult Education Program offer?
- The Business Training Track offers business training sessions and workshops. 
- 'Lifestyles & Social Issues' offers general interest workshops and courses.

Who can join?
Business Training Track:
- Business training sessions: People 20 or older who have good English.
- Workshops: People at least 20 years old, or with relevant work experience, and with good English
Lifestyles & Social Issues:
People 18 or older.

What language is used?
- Business Training Track:  English
- Lifestyles & Social Issues:  Usually English

Do I need to have a university degree to join the Business Training Track?
No.  We do not require any educational diploma or degree.

Are there any entrance exams?
Business Training Track and 'Lifestyles & Social Issues':
 - No.  However, people applying to Business Training Programs will be asked to write a short essay and have an interview if their English  seems weak.

When do new classes begin?
Business training sessions and 'Lifestyles & Social Issues'
- New classes begin 6 times a year:
   • late September/early October
   • mid-November
   • early January
   • mid-February
   • early April
   • mid-May

Workshops
- Workshops are given throughout the year.

What time are classes and how long do they take?
All classes are in the evening.

Business Training Track
Business Training Programs:
   -  Most classes meet once or twice a week, usually from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 
   -  It usually takes 5 or 6 weeks to complete a business training session.

Workshops: 
   -  Each workshop is from 3 to 12 hours long.

Lifestyles & Social Issues
   -  Classes usually start at 6:00 or 6:30 p.m.
   -  The length of workshops and courses varies.

What are the tuition fees?
Business training sessions:
  10-hour training session: 170,000 LBP
  12-hour training session: 200,000 LBP
  15-hour training session: 235,000 LBP
  20-hour training session: 300,000 LBP

Workshops:
- Posted when the workshop is announced

Lifestyles & Social Issues:
- Fees vary

What certificates and diplomas are available?
Business training sessions:
- A Certificate of Performance is granted at the end of each training session to participants who complete all the requirements.

Workshops:
- A Certificate of Attendance is granted at the end of each workshop to participants who fulfill the attendance requirements.

Diplomas:
   - Leadership and Change Management Diploma
   - Project Management Diploma
   - Human Resources Professional Diploma
 
   - Talent Management Diploma 
   - Professional Sales Diploma
   - Professional Marketing Diploma
   - Professional Management Diploma
   - The Complete Professionalism Toolkit Diploma 
   - Basic Accounting for Non-accountants Diploma
   - Intermediate Accounting for Non-accountants Diploma
   - Finance Diploma 

Lifestyles & Social Issues:
- A certificate of attendance is granted at the end of a workshop or course upon request.

Will a diploma from the Business Training Center be recognized by the regular degree programs of Haigazian University? by the Ministry of Education?
- The Adult Education Program's training sessions, courses, and workshops are non-credit; they are not part of the regular degree programs of the university.
- The Ministry of Education will authenticate certificates and diplomas from the Adult Education Program.

Who are the instructors?
Business Training Track and 'Lifestyles & Social Issues':
- The instructors are professionals who work in the fields that they teach.  Most are also experienced trainers.

Where and when can I register?
Where - In the Center for Continuing Education (College Building, room 204) at Haigazian University, Mexique Street, Kantari, Beirut

When - Monday to Friday, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 3:00-6:30 p.m.

Contacts
Tel.:  961-1-353010/1/2  or 961-1-349230/1  Ext. 354
Email:  cce@haigazian.edu.lb
Facebook:  CCE Haigazian
Twitter:  @CCEHaigazian
LinkedIn:  Haigazian University - Center for Continuing Education
Webpage:  www.haigazian.edu.lb

 

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