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Villanova University Announces New Business Process Management Program -- 100% Online

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Known as a leader in online education, Villanova University is pleased to announce a new Business Process Management (BPM) program. BPM creates process solutions on a broad, cross-functional, organization-wide scale to reduce costs and enhance revenue.

"Business Process Management is more applicable than ever for companies wanting to stay competitive," states Jeff Sipes, Villanova University's BPM faculty member. "BPM helps businesses improve their overall processes and align them with technology, saving them valuable time and money."

Upon completing Villanova's video-based three-course Master Certificate in Business Process Management program, projects and final exam, professionals will become a Certified Professional in Business Process Management (CPBPM), certified by Villanova University. No other university offers this in-demand certification.

The new BPM program tightly aligns with Villanova's existing process improvement programs, which all prepare students for industry-recognized certifications:

  • Six Sigma eliminates waste on the project level to maximize savings and prepares students for the Lean Black Belt Certification.
  • Project Management helps project managers lead individual projects more effectively. A master certificate from Villanova University prepares students for the PMP® or CAPM® certification exam offered by PMI®.
  • Business Analysis aligns business and IT, improving the flow of information within a company. This master certificate program prepares students for industry-recognized business analysis certification by the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®). Earning a Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP®) or Certification of Competency in Business Analysis™ (CCBA™) demonstrates knowledge of the skills necessary to be an effective business analyst.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Villanova the #1 Regional University in the North for more than 20 years. Villanova offers courses 100% online, powered by University Alliance technology. Professors lead the online courses, and students can log in at the same time to view the class, participate in white board discussions and more. If students are unable to attend the live instructor-led virtual classes, students can access recorded lectures 24/7. This instruction can be received through students' computer or mobile device.

For more details on how Villanova University can meet process improvement professionals' continuing education needs, call toll-free 1-855-300-1473 or visit

About Villanova University
Since 1842, Villanova University's Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition has been the cornerstone of an academic community in which students learn to think critically, act compassionately and succeed while serving others. There are more than 10,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students in the University's five colleges—the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Villanova School of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing and the Villanova University School of Law. As students grow intellectually, Villanova prepares them to become ethical leaders who create positive change everywhere life takes them. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Villanova as the #1 Regional University in the North for more than 20 years.

About University Alliance
The University Alliance (UA) facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA's technology and support services, its university partners have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country. University partners include Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, Florida Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, University of Florida, University of South Florida, Valparaiso University, New England College, University of St. Thomas, University of San Francisco, Jacksonville University, University of Vermont, The University of Scranton, and Dominican University.

Contact Information
Sandy Levine, VP of Marketing Services
Bisk Education/University Alliance Online
9417 Princess Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33619
813-621-6200, ext. 328

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