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Why FSU & Partners?


  • Management Concepts to provide DAU-equivalent training
  • ESI to provide preparation for Project Management exam
  • Both national leaders in professional training
  • Each has educated over 1 million students
  • Both approved by leading certification organizations, including:
    • Project Management Institute (
    • Defense Acquisition University
  • National Contract Management Association


  • Saves time and money - FSU offers quality & convenience
  • Only AACSB accredited business school in southeast North Carolina
  • Ranked a top 150 business school by the Social Science Research Network
  • Ranked one of nation's top 300 MBA programs by Princeton Review
  • Understands local needs and responsive to local opportunities
Accelerate Success
  • Project Management Professional, certified through
    • Opens doors to jobs:
      • One of the most highly demanded certifications, according to Robert Half Technology Services
    • Achieve Results
      • Research shows committed, knowledgeable project managers perform at high levels
      • Increases Earning Power
      • Earn an average of 15% more than peers with comparable experiences


  • Federal Acquisition Certification (FAC), certified through Defense Acquisition University
    • Meets Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Requirements
      • Often required within 24 months of getting federal contracting-related job
    • Opens up new contracting opportunities
      • Many federal contracts require contractor to have FAC certified staff

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