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Noted Program Returning to Lake Tahoe

The 20th annual Executive Development Program for the gaming industry will be offered by the University of Nevada, Reno, November 3-11, at Harveys Lake Tahoe Casino and Resort, Lake Tahoe, Nevada. 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.

For two decades, the university’s Executive Development Program led by world-renowned faculty has offered a unique educational experience to a diverse and dynamic group of leaders, graduating more than 900 executives from gaming companies and agencies throughout the world. In past years, executives from gaming establishments in Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America and South America have traveled to Lake Tahoe to exchange ideas, insights and knowledge key to strategic leadership and integral to strengthening their organizations to meet current and future opportunities.

The annual program is moderated by William R. Eadington, professor of economics and director of the Institute of Gambling and Commercial Gaming in the College of Business, University of Nevada, Reno.

Deadline for application to this year’s Executive Development Program is September 16; early application is advised. The program fee of $5,500 includes tuition, deposit, course books and materials, 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 about the Executive Development Program, call Extended Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, 775-784-4046 or 1-800-233-8928, email gaming@unr.edu or visit www.gaming.unr.edu/edp