Mission & Vision
The Lebanese American University Academy of Continuing Education (LAU ACE) marshals LAU by encompassing all schools in reaching out to communities for the purpose of adult education, professional enhancement, applied research and impact creativity. Through LAU ACE, LAU as an institution of higher learning is committed to community engagement on the broadest scale, in the interest of sustainable knowledge driven by socio-economic developments.
LAU ACE aims to improve the quality of professional and personal lives by promoting knowledge, skills, and educational opportunities through the delivery of impactful lifelong learning for individuals, companies, and communities.
Through building and constantly nourishing links with multiple communities of practice, LAU ACE’s mission complements LAU’s by providing state-of-the-art academic and technical training for lifelong learners in the form of courses, workshops, diplomas, and professional certifications, leading to the betterment of employment opportunities or improvement of job performance, reflected in both personal and professional growth, across Lebanon and the region.
Educational Excellence: in tandem with LAU’s vision, we provide a superior educational experience to our learners in terms of faculty selectivity, content quality, and service excellence.
Flexibility and Adaptability: we regularly update our offerings to reflect socio-economical changes in the marketplace. Additionally, we provide flexible solutions, schedules, and locations to cater to our learners’ needs.
Learner Centricity: we put our students first; we provide them with all the support needed, we listen to them and take their feedback seriously with the aim of enhancing the overall learning experience.
Innovation: we encourage innovation and creativity. We anticipate changing demands that might reflect on our courses in order to provide the most innovative learning solutions.
Social Responsibility: we collaborate with different NGO’s and organizations on many levels as part of our contribution to corporate social responsibility initiatives.