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New Orleans, LA
United States

Event Date Event Time Registration Deadline Registration
May 21 - June 13, 2024 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Register Today

Develop Exceptional Management Skills

Registration for this MDP offerings is managed through the NAFSA Annual Conference registration portal.

The NAFSA Management Development Program (MDP) is the most trusted and comprehensive management training program for international education professionals. Enroll in this essential program to build international education managerial and leadership skills. 

  • Become an effective manager
  • Develop the expert skills you need
  • Build a network of international educators from your cohort

During this comprehensive program, participants will learn key skills 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 engage in interactive discussions with fellow participants and MDP Trainers.

Members save 25% on this program. 

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May 2024 Cohort live session dates (each virtual session will take place 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. EDT)

  • May 21 & 23 - Virtual live sessions for Modules 1 & 2
  • May 27, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - in-person session in New Orleans, LA for Modules 3 & 4
  • June 4, 6, 11 & 13 - Virtual live sessions for Modules 5, 6, 7 & Final Celebration
Register by April 17, 2024 for early-bird savings.
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"[MDP] gave me practical strategies that I can implement immediately and provided a holistic context of leadership/managing.”

- Participant, 2021 Management Development Program