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Wake Technical Community College Sponsors Disney Seminar

Local Community College Hosts Disney Program On Business Strategies

Raleigh, NC, September 29, 2006 --( Wake Technical Community College will host Disney Institute’s professional development program, “The Disney Keys to Excellence,” from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on October 5. The full-day event will be open to area business professionals and will feature four 90-minute sessions including Leadership, Management, Service and Loyalty. Registration and tuition fee for the program is $275 and the deadline for early registration is September 15.

“We are pleased to host this valuable program at Wake Tech,” said Dr. Stephen Scott, president of Wake Technical Community College. “It is our hope that local business leaders will take advantage of this opportunity to learn from the experience of such a successful company.”

George Agues, senior vice president for Walt Disney Parks and Resort said, “What makes the Disney learning experience so different and meaningful is that we do not simply teach theory. We showcase philosophies and strategies that have made the Walt Disney World Resort a success – ideas that are easily adaptable to other organizations. We do this by taking people inside the Disney operation, showcasing on-stage and behind-the-scenes locations so attendees see firsthand how it all happens.”

About Wake Technical Community College:
Wake Technical Community College (Wake Tech) is a two-year, public institution providing an open door to education and training for the citizens of Wake County and surrounding communities. Known as “College for the Real World,” the college provides a comprehensive array of learning opportunities. Curriculum (for-credit) programs in more than 168 academic, vocational, and technical specialties offer two-year associate degrees in science, applied science, the arts, and general education; university transfer programs for entry into four-year institutions; and diploma and certificate programs that prepare workers to succeed at jobs in high demand in the community. Wake Tech also offers a broad scope of continuing education courses, including training for entrepreneurs and small business owners, public safety officer training (fire, rescue, and law enforcement), high school equivalency classes, and non-credit courses for personal and professional development. The second largest community college in the state also provides customized workforce training for new and expanding industries and a cooperative education program that interfaces with the corporate community.

About Disney Institute:
Thousands of business leaders from more than 35 countries and 40 industries have attended business programs at Disney Institute. At the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Disney Institute offers customized programs, workshops, business presentations, and behind-the-scenes tours tailored to meet the needs of groups meeting at Walt Disney World. For more information about Disney Institute, please visit

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
7406-H Chapel Hill Road
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 233-6600 • (919) 233-0300 (fax)

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