Wayne R. Brantley, Villanova University online faculty memberand expert on Return on Investment (ROI), will conduct a breakout session at the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) World Congress 2011. Over 1,600 contract management professionals will attend this global event July 10 – 13 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.
Mr. Brantley is the Managing Director of Villanova University Professional Education Online through University Alliance. His presentation, Using Level 5 ROI to Ensure Training Success, which compares the monetary benefits to program costs, will equip contract management professionals with tools that they can use to immediately improve the effectiveness of their training programs. Brantley’s presentation will cover the following elements of ROI:
- What is ROI?
- What can ROI be used to measure?
- How to design training programs using ROI.
- Understanding the methodology.
- How to collect data.
- How to report ROI findings.
“The NCMA World Congress is a must-attend event and outstanding opportunity for contract management professionals to learn innovative contracting solutions, implement current techniques and strategies, and make valuable connections with other contracts professionals and leading companies,” said Mr. Brantley. “The Using Level 5 ROI to Ensure Training Success breakout session will teach contract professionals how to analyze and report the value of contract management training programs and initiatives, and link training to strategic business goals, thereby conducting more effective contract management training and initiative programs and delivering greater value to their organizations.”
Villanova’s Certificate Programs
Villanova University, ranked as the #1 Regional University in the North by U.S. News & World Report, offers online non-degree certificate programs in today’s most in-demand professional disciplines, including Commercial and Government Contract Management, Six Sigma, Project Management and ROI.
Contract management professionals who enroll in Villanova's Contract Management programs can strengthen their negotiating skills and understanding of all facets of contract management in the commercial or government arenas. These programs, offered 100% online, are designed for contract managers and other professionals who want to improve their career opportunities and prepare for respected NCMA certifications including:
- Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM)
- Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM)
- Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM)
Collaborating with University Alliance, the nation's largest facilitator of online degree and certificate programs, Villanova delivers top-quality training programs that offer the flexibility of 100% online training through a flexible, 24/7 video-based e-learning platform, featuring streaming video, two-way voice over IP (VOIP), shared virtual whiteboards and live chat rooms. Now, contract management professionals can earn highly-respected credentials from Villanova University, the U.S. News & World Report-ranked #1 Regional University in the North for nearly two decades.
For more information about Villanova University’s Contract Management Certificate Program, visit http://www.villanovau.com/.
The National Contract Management Association (NCMA), founded in 1959, is the world's leading professional resource for those in the field of contract management. The organization, which has over 20,000 members, is dedicated to the professional growth and educational advancement of procurement and acquisition personnel worldwide. NCMA strives to serve and inform the profession it represents and to offer opportunities for the open exchange of ideas in neutral forums.
About Villanova University
Founded in 1842, Villanova University is the leader in professional education online. A traditional, accredited university located in Villanova, Pennsylvania, it has more than 106,000 alumni, NCAA Division I athletic teams, unparalleled academic and technical support, and an outstanding faculty – over 90% of whom hold the highest degrees in their field. Villanova has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the #1 Regional University in the North for nearly two decades.
About University Alliance Online
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, Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business, the University of San Francisco, the University of Vermont, Florida Institute of Technology, The University of Scranton, Jacksonville University and Dominican University.