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July 13 - 30, 2022 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Register Today

Become an Exceptional International Education Manager

The NAFSA Management Development Program (MDP) is the most trusted and comprehensive management training program for international education (IE) professionals. Join us for this virtual e-Management Development Program.

  • Become an Effective Manager in International Education
  • Develop the Expert Skills You Need
  • Interactive, Self-paced Format With Trainers and Peers

Over the course of this comprehensive program, participants will learn about the key skills needed to become a more efficient and effective international education manager. NAFSA’s MDP follows a flipped classroom model. Online modules will be assigned as pre-work for each virtual live session. Participants should come prepared to each live session to engage in an interactive discussion with fellow participants and eMDP Trainers.

July 2022 Cohort live session dates (each session will take place 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. EDT)

  • July 13, 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, 27, 30
Register by May 31, 2022 for early-bird savings.
MDP Curriculum
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Dulce Amor L. Dorado

University of California San Diego
Management Development Program Trainer
Dulce Amor L. Dorado is the director of the International Students and Programs Office at the University of California San Diego. Her 20+ year career in international education has included a variety of responsibilities such as leading a comprehensive international student service office at a large...

Sara Easler, PhD

Sara Easler
University of Tennessee Knoxville
Management Development Program Trainer
Sara Easler, PhD, is the director of international programs and study abroad for the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, responsible for the development of international strategy, relationships, and international education opportunities. She has worked in the field...

Chrissie Faupel, PhD

Chrissie Faupel
Appalachian State University
eLearning Dean
Chrissie Faupel serves as the director of education abroad at Appalachian State University. She oversees the education abroad unit within the Office of International Education and Development. Chrissie earned her MA in international education from SIT Graduate Institute and her PhD in educational...


“… (eMDP) gave me practical strategies that I can implement immediately and provided a holistic context of leadership/managing.”

- Participant, eMDP 2021