Welcome to the Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau Abilene CHAMPions Hospitality and Destination Training Program Online Course. The Abilene CHAMPions Hospitality and Destination Training Program was developed to help you provide customers and visitors with a positive and unique adventure in Abilene. The information provided is designed to increase your knowledge of Abilene and the surrounding area and to enhance your service skills. By becoming an Abilene CHAMPion you are committing yourself to utilizing this information and helping the City of Abilene fulfill their brand promise. 

To Get Started:

  1. Please register before beginning the course for the first time. You will create your own login but a password will be emailed to you. Please be sure to check your spam and junk folders if you do not receive the email within 24 hours.
  2. After you receive your password you may login anytime and then click on “Go to Course.” This will take you to a list of the modules and lessons in the Course.
  3. If you are beginning the course, click on “Module 1 Lesson 1”. If continuing the course, choose the lesson or quiz listed immediately after your most recently completed item.
  4. The lessons and quizzes must be taken in the order they are listed in the course.
  5. Review the videos, slide presentations and other materials completely. Some lessons have PDF downloads available for saving to your computer and/or printing.
  6. After each Lesson, click on “Complete Lesson” at the bottom of the page. After a confirmation of completion appears, you may proceed to the next lesson or quiz by clicking “Next”.
  7. The lessons and quizzes do not have to be taken all at the same time – you can log in and out of the course as often as needed, and your progress will be saved each time.
  8. Quizzes and the Final Exam are automatically graded after clicking “Complete Quiz” or “Complete Final Exam”. You will see your grade appear across the top of the quiz or final exam after completing each one. You will also receive an email confirming your grade on each quiz and final exam. If you do not pass a quiz or the final exam you can reset it and take again by hitting the “Reset Quiz” button.
  9. After completing each lesson, passing all quizzes and the final exam, you will have officially completed the course.
  10. A Certificate of Completion will be issued by the Abilene Convention & Visitors Bureau once you have passed the Final Exam.

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To complete the course you will need to be able to download and view PDF documents. While most PDFs are viewable within the browser, you may wish to download the files for offline viewing. In this case, please download and install the free program Adobe Reader if you do not currently have it installed.

http://get.adobe.com/reader/

 

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

If your computer is less than 5 years old, you can almost certainly access the courses.

 

Internet Specific Requirements:

  • Broadband connection with 500+ Kbps

 

Browser Specific Requirements:

IF THE WEB PAGE DOES NOT LOAD CORRECTLY, VIDEOS DO NOT PLAY, OR LESSONS DO NOT LOAD, PLEASE USE A DIFFERENT WEB BROWSER FROM LIST BELOW:

  • Firefox v18.0 or greater
  • Internet Explorer 9 or greater
  • Google Chrome v20.0 or greater
  • Apple Safari 5.0 or greater
  • Opera v18.0 or greater

 

PC Specific Requirements:

  • Platform: Windows Vista or higher with latest updates installed
  • Processor: 1GHz or faster
  • RAM: 512MB or more
  • Video Card: at least 256MB of video memory
  • Sound Card

 

Mac Specific Requirements:

  • Platform: Mac OS X 10.6 or higher with latest updates installed
  • Processor: 1.5GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or faster
  • RAM: 512MB or more
  • Video Card: at least 256MB of video memory
  • Sound Card

 

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Meredith Mathiews at info@abilenechampions.com or call 1.800.727.7704.

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