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UNR offers gaming development program
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Jul 25, 2011 | 762 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print
LAKE TAHOE — The 21st annual Executive Development Program for the gaming industry will be offered by the University of Nevada, Reno, Oct. 10-18 at Harvey’s Lake Tahoe Casino and Resort.

Sponsored by the university’s Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming, College of Business and Extended Studies, the program’s emphasis is “Confronting Challenges and Embracing Opportunities — Strategic Leadership in the Gaming Industry.”

The only program of its kind in the world, the exclusive nine-day series is designed for gaming professionals in positions of substantial responsibility, including management and executive leadership. Delivering state-of-the-art, industry-specific knowledge in an intensive week of seminars, presentations and interactions, the cutting-edge program utilizes up-to-the-minute case-study analysis to examine issues of critical importance.

The annual program is moderated by William R. Eadington, internationally renowned professor of economics and director of the Institute of Gambling and Commercial Gaming in the College of Business at UNR. Eadington also holds the university’s prestigious Philip G. Satre Chair in Gaming Studies. The Executive Development Program’s faculty consists of casino industry experts drawn from some of the most prominent casino operations in the world.

The application deadline for this year’s program is Aug. 30. Early application is recommended. The program fee of $5,500 includes tuition, deposit, course books and materials, a shirt, canvas briefcase, daily refreshments, lunches on full days, reception, opening dinner and graduation banquet. Participants are responsible for lodging and travel arrangements and costs.

For more information, call UNR Extended Studies at 784-4046 or 800-233-8928, email or visit
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