The Certified Information Executive Course

A Results Oriented Certification for Strategic and Effective IT Executives

Training Schedules

All classes will be from 8:00 a.m. till 5:30 p.m. in Room 217 of the Media Center at the USC Upstate Campus in Spartanburg, South Carolina, unless otherwise indicated.

The class schedule for the next course is as follows:

Course No. 1st Weekend 2nd Weekend 3rd Weekend
open14-02 September 25-26, 2014 TBD TBD

Directions to the Media Center

Directions to the CIE Course classroom at the Media Center on the USC Upstate campus in Spartanburg, SC.:

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From the Greenville-Spartanburg Airport (GSP):

  1. Get on I-85 North (toward Spartanburg, away from Greenville).
  2. Travel about 14 miles and exit off of I-85 at exit 72.
  3. At the top of the exit ramp, turn right onto US-176 (also the beginning of I-585).
  4. Go approximately one mile and exit at the "East Campus Blvd." exit.
  5. At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left onto East Campus Blvd. and go about 0.9 miles until it dead-ends into North Campus Blvd.
  6. Turn left onto North Campus Blvd and go about 0.2 miles and turn left onto Hodge Drive.
  7. After turning onto Hodge Drive, take the first right into a parking lot. The Media Center will be the 3 story building in front of you, park anywhere.


From the Charlotte, NC area (note, the GSP airport in Greenville, SC is MUCH closer to the classroom than the Charlotte Airport):

  1. Get on I-85 South (toward South Carolina).
  2. Travel into South Carolina on I-85 and exit off of I-85 at exit 72.
  3. At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto US-176 (also the beginning of I-585).
  4. Go approximately 1.2 miles and exit at the “East Campus Blvd.” exit.
  5. At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left onto East Campus Blvd. and go about 0.9 miles until it dead-ends into North Campus Blvd.
  6. Turn left onto North Campus Blvd and go about 0.2 miles and turn left onto Hodge Drive.
  7. After turning onto Hodge Drive, take the first right into a parking lot. The Media Center will be the 3 story building in front of you, park anywhere.


From the Marriott in downtown Spartanburg:

  1. Turn right out of the Marriott entrance onto Church Street.
  2. Take an immediate right onto E. Daniel Morgan Ave.
  3. Go 0.6 miles on E. Daniel Morgan Avenue and then turn left onto N. Pine Street. (N. Pine is also called US-176 and also becomes I-585).
  4. Travel for about 3 miles on N. Pine St./US-176/I-585.
  5. Exit I-585 at the East Campus Blvd. exit.
  6. At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn right onto East Campus Blvd.
  7. Go approximately 0.7 miles until it dead-ends into North Campus Blvd.
  8. Turn left onto North Campus Blvd and go about 0.2 miles and turn left onto Hodge Drive.
  9. After turning onto Hodge Drive, take the first right into a parking lot. The Media Center will be the 3 story building in front of you, park anywhere.


On the morning of the first day of class, if you need help with directions, please call 828-429-6849.