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DASH Interactive Professional Development Program

Moving you to the front of the line faster.

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Next course begins March 20, 2019

 

DASH Interactive Professional Development Program

Gain the skills you need to launch or advance your career, fill in the gaps and boost your chances for lifelong success with DASH!

Develop the skills you need to succeed in your career with DASH, the highly interactive professional development program designed exclusively for recent FIU graduates and students currently enrolled in the Chapman Graduate School. During this seven-week program, you will benefit from career and life coaching, professional networking and discussions on timely business topics highly relevant to your career.

The deadline to register for the spring program is March 14, 2019.



Deanne Butchey, Faculty Director for Academic Success

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Hear about the experience from recent DASH graduates.

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Program Features

  • Professional coaching
  • Professional networking
  • Externship and internship opportunities
  • Presentations by, and discussions with, a diverse group of industry experts on timely business topics (a minimum of ten one-hour sessions using web synchronous conferencing tools, online on Wednesday evenings). Candidates will also have access to previously recorded sessions. Participants are expected to take part in at least five sessions.
  • Discounted rates on webinars and events sponsored by industry affinity groups such as the CFA Society Miami, Greater Miami SHRM, SAP Miami and others
  • Participants earn a highly sought after DASH Certificate from FIU Business

Gain the skills you need to launch or advance your career, fill in the gaps and boost your chances for lifelong success with DASH!

DASH Moving you to the front of the line faster.

Program Fees

The cost to participate in the DASH program is $250 and covers tuition, and others fees as well as a special networking reception in March. Space is limited, so register today. The deadline to register for the spring program is March 14, 2019.

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Professional Coaching

Professional Coaching

Research shows that 80 percent of people who receive coaching report increased self-confidence, and more than 70 percent benefit from improved work performance, relationships, and more effective communication skills.

DASH participants will be matched with a professional coach, based on their career goals and development interests.

Professional Coaching

  • Participants will meet with a professional coach at mutually convenient times at least three times via video or phone conference over the course of the program from March 20, 2019 - May 1, 2019
  • Coaches will provide timely industry and career advice tailored to the participants' areas of interest
  • Coaches will share relatable professional experiences from which participants can learn and grow
  • Participants will establish mutually beneficial business relationships with professionals in their area and desired industry
Professional Networking

Professional Networking

Much has been written about the power of "breaking bread together" in helping to foster greater collaboration and bonding. The DASH networking opportunities will prove invaluable to your future career advancement.

DASH participants must attend the networking event, to be hosted by FIU Business on March 27, 2019. This will be an opportunity for participants to meet with the personal coaches, local executives and other DASH participants.

Business Topics

Business topics will be offered based on student demand. Below is a list of some of the topics that may be offered.

  • Introduction to Financial Valuation
  • Introduction to Analytics in Banking
  • Introduction to Portfolio Management
  • Introduction to Financial Planning
  • Introduction to Impact and Social Investing
  • Introduction to the Fundamentals of Alternative Investments
  • Introduction to Investment Portfolio Construction & Manager Selection
  • Introduction to Investing: How to get started
  • Introduction to Behavioral Finance Theory
  • Introduction to Performance Management Appraisal
  • Introduction to Benefits and Personal Taxes
  • Introduction to Negotiations
  • Introduction to Big Data
  • Introduction to Business Analytics
  • Introduction to Artificial (augmented) Intelligence
  • Introduction to Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

Program Schedule

DASH participants will be expected to take part in at least five one-hour sessions held on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. These include the Introduction to Dash on March 20, the Professional Networking Reception on March 27, plus three sessions on a business topic of their choice. Participants can participate in as many modules as they want. There is tremendous value derived from attendance at the Networking Reception, so candidates are highly encouraged to attend this two hour session where they will meet potential coaches and speakers.

Wednesday, March 20
Introduction to DASH and the Power of Intentional Networking
Online through Zoom Conferencing*
Wednesday, March 27
Professional Networking Reception (Required attendance)
CBC Special Events Room
Wednesday, April 3
Timely Business Topics
Online through Zoom Conferencing*
Wednesday, April 10
Timely Business Topics
Online through Zoom Conferencing*
Wednesday, April 17
Timely Business Topics
Online through Zoom Conferencing*
Wednesday, April 24
Timely Business Topics
Online through Zoom Conferencing*
Wednesday, May 1
Timely Business Topics and DASH Wrap-up
Online through Zoom Conferencing*
*All sessions will be recorded and available to all students for viewing online afterward.

Contact Us

Florida International University
Modesto Maidique Campus
Executive & Professional Education, MANGO 360
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199

305.348.4217
epe@fiu.edu

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