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Upcoming Seminars and Certificate Programs

Gain in-depth knowledge and skills without spending a lot of time away from your office. Choose the program type and topic; then click on your selection to view program details and to apply online. Complete four seminar days in a topic area to earn a concentration. Consider our corporate programs for training and development customized to your organization. For more information, call 314-935-9494 or email ExecEd@wustl.edu.

Topics

Certificate
20161117
Leadership

Women's Leadership Forum - Fall 2016 Cohort

​​Working in partnership with female executives, you will learn how to make decisions, exert power and influence, negotiate, and manage change confidently and effectively.  St. Louis cohort meets one day a month for six months from November 2016 through April 2017.​
 
APPLICATION AVAILABLE March 15, 2016
space is limited--apply early
 
St Louis| Cohort begins November 17, 2016
Certificate
20160427
Supply Chain

Supply Chain Management

​Focused on all aspects of the supply chain, the program teaches you how to manage and monitor raw materials, work-in-progress inventory, finished goods, and channel partners.​
St Louis| May 2-6, 2016 | Now accepting applications
Certificate
New
20150401
Financial Management
Leadership
Strategic Thinking
Talent Management & Organizational Development
Business Execution

Advanced Management Certificate

The Advanced Management Certificate is the highest achievement recognized within nondegree Executive Education, providing you an expansive breadth of knowledge. Adding the certificate to your résumé differentiates you in a competitive job market. To earn the Advanced Management Certificate, complete four seminar days in four concentration areas (for a total of 16 days) within three years.
St Louis| Modular Certificate. Dates vary.
Seminar
New
20160927
Business Execution

Ethics in Practice

​​Learn about the behavioral foundations of ethical and unethical behavior, and how managers and firm policies shape employee behavior.​
St Louis| Sept. 27, 2016
Seminar
New
20160510
Talent Management & Organizational Development

Effective Teamwork

Leverage the basics of team design - context, structure, and process - to lead your team to maximum effectiveness.
St Louis| May 10, 2016
Seminar
New
20160511
Talent Management & Organizational Development

Creating Value through Trust

​Understand the nature of trust in the workplace, and how employees who trust you will drive growth and improved performance.
St Louis| May 11, 2016
Seminar
New
20160518
Leadership

Change Leadership

Learn to align your personal leadership goals with the strategic needs of your organization as you navigate organizational change.
St Louis| May 18, 2016
Seminar
New
20160601
Strategic Thinking

Leading Innovation

​Learn the key aspects of the innovation process and how you can accelerate innovation in your organization to deliver new value and drive efficiency
St Louis| Jun. 1, 2016
Seminar
New
20160817
Strategic Thinking

Business Innovation & Technology

​​Explore the role that technology evolution plays in strategy, innovation, and operational excellence.
St Louis| Aug. 17, 2016
Seminar
20160823
Leadership

Leading Through Influence

​​This seminar helps you develop the three critical skills of informal leadership:  navigating politics, understanding power, and exercising influence​
St Louis| Aug. 23-24
Seminar
20160907
Strategic Thinking

Strategy and Alignment

​Learn to successfully align employees and resources to support corporate goals and directives, and to identify conflicts between strategy and internal processes.​
St Louis| Sept. 7, 2016
Seminar
20160914
Talent Management & Organizational Development

Coaching Workshop

​Improve your ability to lead change, address conflicts, and facilitate dialogue among members of your organization--resulting in better overall performance.​
St Louis| Sept. 14, 2016
Seminar
New
20160921
Business Execution

Communications for Leaders

​Learn how to adapt messages for different communications channels and audiences, and become more effective at communicating and implementing your ideas.
St Louis| Sept. 21, 2016
Seminar
New
20161011
Business Execution

Management Foundations: Marketing

​​Understand how marketing plans direct activities and achieve marketing and financial objectives.  Learn to identify your target customers and ideal market segments
St Louis|Oct. 11, 2016
Seminar
New
20161012
Talent Management & Organizational Development

Leading in a Diverse Workplace

​Gain the ability to assess diverse points of view along multiple dimensions such as demographic attributes, knowledge, skills, values, and generational perspectives.​
St Louis| Oct. 12, 2016
Seminar
New
20161012
Business Execution

Corporate Law & Governance

​Explore corporate governance from the perspective of those charged with leadership and oversight of a corporation.  Gain an understanding of fiduciary relationships and conflicting interests.
St Louis| Oct. 12, 2016
Seminar
20161115
Leadership

Difficult Conversations

​Designed by the members of the Harvard Negotiation Project, this seminar teaches you how to handle conflict, talk through differences, and promote positive work relationships.​
St Louis| Nov. 15, 2016
Seminar
New
20161116
Strategic Thinking

Innovation and Design

​Improve new product development initiatives.  Use design principles to trigger disruptive innovation or even redesign your organization​
St Louis| Nov. 16, 2016
Seminar
20161130
Financial Management

Investments and Capital Budgeting

​Acquire financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting tools that help create value for your organization in a global marketplace.
St Louis| Nov. 30, 2016
Seminar
New
20161019
Financial Management

Managment Foundations: Financial Statements

​​​Learn how to take a deeper look at a firm's financial statements, and spot indicators that are useful in predicting performance.

St Louis| Oct. 19, 2016
Seminar
20161102
Talent Management & Organizational Development

Motivating People

​ Learn key motivational principals and techniques ​to help you lead your team to achieve its goals.
St Louis| Nov. 2, 2016