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A&O Industry Graduate Certificate Webinar
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, June 5, 2019 - 1:00pm

People walking and biking across the Hawthorne Bridge, facing west towards downtown

Join us to learn about PSU's Athletic & Outdoor Industry Graduate certificate. Given Portland's position as the global hub of the Athletic & Outdoor industry (footwear, apparel, equipment, and gear), this dynamic and interactive program features strong industry participation. We have industry leaders teaching, guest speaking and bringing real-time case studies into the classroom. This 20 credit certificate, developed in response to industry demand, is offered globally through live-streaming and can be taken as a stand-alone or paired with a graduate program. Jennifer Nolfi, Executive Director, Center for Retail Leadership, will provide an overview of the program, courses, schedule, opportunities and answer questions. This program gives you a head-start in a competitive industry as you engage with industry guest speakers, peers across the country and around the world using state of the art learning technology. When it comes to cultivating leadership talent, companies are looking for team players who bring strategy, determination, and innovation to the field.

 

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A Look at the Numbers

  • 822 A&O firms in Oregon
  • 20,626 jobs in the industry in Oregon
  • 90 percent share of regional A&O employment is based in Portland
  • 100% jobs placement with A&O Graduate Certificate