CEM online courses offer distance learning to CEM candidates who need more flexibility in their schedules along with convenience while completing their CEM designation. Through Blackboard, IAEE’s learning management system, facilitators and students can interact at a distance without having to be physically present in the same location. All coursework takes place online and is accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, anywhere access to a computer and the Internet is available. All courses but Consumer Show Management are offered at various times throughout the year online.
Blackboard is used to access all of course content, receive assignments, take quizzes and participate in class discussions. Although online courses do not require students to attend class at a specific time or place, they are still required to “attend” class and the classes are not self-paced.
Each online course is divided into four weeks of instruction with each “week” starting on a Tuesday at 12:00am and ending the following Monday at 11:59pm. Each week students will have assigned readings from the course workbook, a graded quiz and graded discussion board exercises. Students can expect to spend 1.5 to 2.0 hours per week on course work. Online students must be self-disciplined and self-motivated. Every student participating on time is crucial to the success of the course – when discussion board exercises are not completed on time, it affects the entire class.
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Important tips for using Blackboard for your online course:
Already registered for an online course? Login to Blackboard at iaee.blackboard.com.
Have not received your User Name and Password? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Non-members: $605 / Members: $350
**Full payment must be received prior to the first day of the course in order to enroll.**
Registration can be completed online (credit card or checks accepted). Registration closes the first Friday after the start of the course at 12:00pm CST. If you have any issues when registering, please contact email@example.com.
**YOU MUST HAVE YOUR IAEE MEMBER ID NUMBER WHEN REGISTERING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THE IAEE MEMBER PRICE**
Once registration is complete, the e-mail address used to register will be the same e-mail address used for all online correspondence as well as become the student’s “User Name” in Blackboard. Students will receive information by email the Monday before the course starts containing information on how to access the course material. If there are any changes to a student’s e-mail address between the date of registration and the date the course begins, please notify IAEE staff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations, in whole or in part, must be made in writing, and may be subject to cancellation fees. For a full refund, written cancellations must be received no later than 30 business days prior to the event. Within 29-11 business days, all approved refunds are subject to a $75 administrative fee. Cancellations will not be accepted within 10 business days of the event and event fees will not be refunded after the event begins. For additional information, contact email@example.com.