Birmingham CEO to teach courses for new Auburn engineering program

Published: Sep 12, 2007 1:00:00 AM
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Source: Birmingham Business Journal

The CEO of a local management development company has been tapped to teach Auburn University's local training and continuing education courses for professional engineers.

Roy Brewer, CEO of Birmingham's Capstone Development International LLC, will conduct the courses in the Birmingham, Montgomery and Mobile areas for the university's new engineering training and continuing education program.

According to a news release, Brewer's Capstone is one of two companies in the state that is a Globally Registered Education Provider with the Project Management Institute, a factor considered by the school's engineering program.

The school said it expects Brewer's expertise to push it higher in national rankings, placing it among the country's elite engineering programs. The Auburn engineering program was ranked No. 40 in the nation among major universities, according to U.S. News and World Report.