San Juan, PR, March 20, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Big business has been slow to realize that the best choice for most jobs is not the person who took classes, but the person who has the hands-on experience in the field. In business, they would rather hire someone who aced Marketing Theory than someone who has successfully sold hundreds of different products over a career.
Almeda University offers and facilitates students with a different kind of online learning environment and a life experience degree program. Students are encouraged to earn their degree through professional development or from the experiences of their life work. At Almeda University, previous and current hands-on work related work experience is recognized as academic achievement and can count as credits required for achieving a degree.
This makes Almeda University stand out from the other universities and online schools that primarily focus on textbook concepts that virtually force students to endure the theoretical version of hands-on work experience they've already achieved, but is not considered valid by the institution. There are traditional Universities that have offered Life Experience achievement credits for years, now a student can get the same benefit of this opportunity and do so from the privacy of their homes or anywhere 100% online.
Almeda University rewards the working contributions of their students. The student's work experience, along with the guidance of Almeda University, encourages the student to further develop their professional skills, instead of not acknowledging this experience with having to re-learn text material.
Almeda University spokesman stated " If your life experience makes you more knowledgeable in your field than someone fresh out of a conventional college, it stands to reason that you should get some sort of tangible credit for that experience. "
Studies have exposed the fact that since Almeda University graduates already have the professional abilities that only real world job experience can provide, they have the immediate advantage over other graduates that earned their degree from text-booked based learning institutions. Furthermore, having previous job skills in the degree pursued and real work life achievements makes a world of difference in the high possible success rate of Almeda University graduates finding employment in their specific field of endeavor.
Graduates feel confident that they have the expertise to do the job, and the then Almeda University provides the life experience degree that they need.
Employers benefit in many ways from hiring Almeda University graduates. One of the main benefits is the employer does not need to invest time and money in training new graduates on-the-job practical skills. Almeda University graduates already posses these skills, along with industry knowledge, professional work habits, best practices, and intimate understanding of what it takes to gain results in a business environment in the real world.
An Almeda University graduate is also an excellent addition to a working team. Graduates often have practical experience working in teams and have the interpersonal skills that are essential for effective, positive and professional communications with coworkers, as well as for understanding the implications when contributing to projects that require team work. In addition, Almeda University gradates have developed leadership skills because they have significant experience in decision making, project planning, and development.
Employers find there is no need for long-term training or testing of Almeda University graduates abilities.
Internal studies show that Almeda University improves the credibility in the marketplace for both graduates and employers. Almeda University offers a number of degrees in a variety of academic fields, and has been providing the superior educated employees to organizations around the world for a decade. Thus, an employer who hires a graduate who holds an Almeda University degree can be confident that they have received the best candidate for any job.
With more than 10 years of experience providing college degrees online and over 26,000 online students in more than 7,000 cities worldwide, Almeda University is the ideal school to lead students through the process of achieving a university degree online.
The university has set itself apart from others in the field by securing important professional certifications and consistently receiving high marks from reviewing agencies Almeda University is ideal for many people seeking advanced education because of the wide range of Associate's, Bachelor's and Master's degrees offered through diverse fields, including business, arts and sciences, and most technical fields.