“Class content has broadened my way of thinking and leading. I’ve had several aha moments. I’m more confident and more self-aware. As a result, I’m better able to develop my organization and employees.”
Why she’s pursuing a WashU Advanced Management Certificate
In March 2017, Thompson celebrated her 30th work anniversary with Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union. She has spent more than three decades mastering the ins and outs of her organization. “I knew WashU’s executive education courses would give me a more strategic understanding of business as a whole,” she says.
Top takeaways from certificate courses
“Class content has broadened my way of thinking and leading. I’ve had several aha moments—particularly during courses like Emotional Intelligence. I’m more confident and more self-aware. As a result, I’m better able to develop my organization and employees.
“My ability to apply what I’ve learned—at the individual, departmental, or organizational level—has become part of my work routine.”
Her impression of WashU faculty and instructors
“Outstanding. I’ve been impressed by their subject-matter expertise and by the variety of their teaching styles.”
Chief Human Resources and Talent-Management Officer, Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union
Innovation and Design; Creativity in Organizations; Organizing for Accountability; Change Leadership; Creating Value Through Trust; Emotional Intelligence; Motivating People; Strategic Thinking; How Leaders Build Culture; Managing Millennials