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Celebrating 25 Years!

Twenty-five Years and Counting Irvine, CA – California Intercontinental University (CIU) is hitting the ground running this 2021 in reaching 25 years of serving its growing student population. In its continuously evolving educational environment, CIU has mastered online learning in creating one of the most flexible collegial business programs that cater to both domestic and…

For Online Doctorate Programs, Accreditation Matters

For Online Doctorate Programs, Accreditation Matters Meeting Academic Goals For any aspiring student looking to begin their educational journey, a school’s accreditation is important. It certainly matters to us, as we want to make sure that every student that graduates from our programs can do so feeling confident that their degree, whether it is at…

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Communicating and Understanding Expectations is Key to Success

Communicating and Understanding Expectations is Key to Success The initial blog post in the accountability series called “Accountability, Why Does it Matter?” was posted a couple of months ago.  To read that article click here.  There are several behaviors that impact accountability and one of the most important behaviors is communication.  One of the key…

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Signal Vine Integration

Signal Vine Integration Education Is Personal at CIU  Irvine, CA – A new year means finding new ways to communicate effectively with current and prospective students. California Intercontinental University has partnered with Signal Vine, a company known as “the most impactful two-way messaging platform”, to connect with its students on a faster and more personal…

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Building a Remote-First Organization

Building a Remote-First Organization Irvine, CA – With the advantage of being a 100% online business school, California Intercontinental University prides itself in its smooth transition to becoming a remote-first organization. Remote-first refers to the primary option for all employees to work from home with a choice of coming into the office if needed or…

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Accountability, Why Does it Matter?

Accountability, Why Does it Matter? Accountability is a very powerful behavior or action that can build a long-lasting business or destroy it overnight.  The word accountability cannot destroy anything by itself, but the acceptance or denial of the behavior or action can.  Throughout history many famous organizations and many people’s reputation has taken a big…

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My Decision To Attend CIU

My Decision To Attend CIU “Doctor Garcia,” the sound of that was intriguing and enticing, so much so that it was the incentive for me to start my journey of higher learning.  The only question I had to ask myself was how I was going to accomplish this.  I was working full time and had…

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Death To Voicemail

Death To Voicemail Irvine, CA – As practical strategies are implemented to create the most efficient communication routes, the voicemail system is the least preferable option. Leaving voicemails and receiving voicemails is being called “redundant” and a “waste of time.” Consequently, just as Coca-Cola and JPMorgan Chase decided to eliminate voicemail, California Intercontinental University strives…