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Olin Executive Education Courses and Certificates

Gain in-depth knowledge and skills without spending a lot of time away from your office. Complete a one-day seminar course, earn a Concentration with five course days, or build your own Advanced Management Certificate (AMC) with three concentrations.

Note: AMC concentrations have been consolidated from five to three topical areas: Business Execution (includes Financial Management topics), Leadership (includes Talent Management topics), and Strategic Thinking.

Select Program Type and Topics. Click on a program to view details and enroll online. For more information, call 314-935-9494 or email ExecEd@wustl.edu.

Topics

Seminar
20190130
Strategic Thinking

Leading Creativity

Enhance your understanding of the factors that drive creativity.  Learn ways to boost your own creativity and to nurture creativity of those with whom you work.
St Louis| Jan. 30, 2019
Certificate
20181115
Leadership

Women's Leadership Forum

​​​​​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 through May.​ 
St Louis| Nov. 15, 2018; Dec. 14, 2018; Jan. 11, 2019; Feb. 21, 2019; April 3, 2019; and May 2, 2019
Certificate
20190415
Supply Chain

Supply Chain Management Certificate

​​​​​Focused on all aspects of the supply chain, the Supply Chain Management Certificate program teaches you how to manage and monitor raw materials, work-in-progress inventory, finished goods, and channel partners.​ Learn how to improve operational effectiveness across the entire supply chain, from sourcing to point of sale. The St. Louis cohort meets daily for one week.
St Louis| April 15-19, 2019 | Now accepting applications
Seminar
New
20181003
Business Execution

Lean Thinking for All

Use the principles of “lean” to get things done better, faster, and more efficiently. Learn how leaders across a variety of industries use lean thinking to add value and create better processes for their firms.

St Louis| Oct.3, 2018
Seminar
20180928
Business Execution

Negotiation Workshop

​Learn the key elements of a negotiation position and best practices to effectively advocate for the needs of your company.

St Louis| Sept. 28, 2018
Seminar
New
20181004
Business Execution

Modern Data Science: the Big Picture

Learn how to think strategically about the insights modern data sciences provides business leaders. Explore the tools data scientists use to solve real-world problems. 

St Louis| Oct. 4, 2018
Seminar
20181023
Leadership

Difficult Conversations

​Designed by members of the Harvard Negotiation Project, this session teaches you how to handle conflict, talk through differences, and promote positive work relationships.

St Louis| Oct. 23, 2018
Seminar
20181024
Strategic Thinking

Executing Financial Strategy

​Understand how financial decisions link to overall growth strategy and culture. Learn to integrate value creation into everyday decision making.

St Louis| Oct. 24, 2018
Seminar
New
20181106
Leadership

Mentorship & Leader Development

​Improve your capacity to mentor the best emerging talent in your firm. Learn the mindset and mentoring skills necessary to effectively bring out the best in others.

St Louis| Nov. 6, 2018
Seminar
New
20181107
Strategic Thinking

Predict, Test, Create: Innovating through the Fog

​Learn how to cultivate insight about what is changing in the world, and how to design solutions and strategy to meet these changes even in the face of uncertainty.

St Louis| Nov. 7, 2018
Seminar
20181113
Strategic Thinking

Strategy & 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| Nov. 13, 2018
Seminar
20181114
Strategic Thinking

Strategy Execution

What does it take to turn a plan into results? This program explores several approaches for choosing the best path from strategy to action, as well as some of the common obstacles that arise along the way.

St Louis| Nov. 14, 2018
Seminar
New
20181127
Leadership

Leading & Growing Highly Effective Teams

Apply the principles of values-centered leadership to activate your team’s true  potential. Learn how teams built on a foundation of trust create value, and leverage the basics of team design to lead your team to maximum effectiveness.

St Louis| Nov. 27, 2018 and Nov. 28, 2018
Seminar
20181204
Business Execution

Mergers & Acquisitions

​Examine the latest M&A research and trends; discuss common pitfalls; and develop best practices for target identification, deal valuation, and post-deal integration.

St Louis| Dec. 4, 2018 and Dec. 5, 2018
Seminar
New
20190115
Business Execution

Business Operations Toolkit: From Revenue to Profit

In this in-depth session, learn how the foundational areas of marketing, operations, and financial management provide the operating backbone of a business. 

St Louis| Jan. 15 - Jan. 17, 2019 (Three Day Program)
Seminar
20190205
Leadership

Leading Through Influence

Develop the three critical skills of informal leadership:  navigating politics, understanding power, and exercising influence.

St Louis| Feb. 5, 2019 and Feb. 6, 2019
Seminar
20190214
Business Execution

High-Impact Productivity

Drive greater career performance by understanding the constraints executives face and applying the best tools and practices of highly productive executives.

St Louis| Feb.14, 2019
Seminar
20190227
Leadership

Emotional Intelligence

Learn how to facilitate workplace relationships through self-awareness, self-mastery, social awareness, and relational management.

St Louis| Feb. 27, 2019
Seminar
20190306
Strategic Thinking

Strategy Workshop: Get Inside Your Competitor’s Head

Learn how to assess a competitor’s strategy and predict likely reactions by looking at the world from the competitor’s perspective.

St Louis| Mar. 6, 2019
Seminar
New
20190307
Strategic Thinking

Elements of Law for Business Advantage

Learn how to navigate the main legal minefields of business and explore how viewing business through a legal lens can be used to make better business decisions.

St Louis| Mar. 7, 2019
Seminar
New
20190312
Leadership

Cultivating Executive Presence

Founded on current executive presence research, this course presents specific strategies to better utilize your personal attributes and values to cultivate a strong executive presence. 

St Louis| Mar. 12, 2019
Seminar
20190416
Strategic Thinking

Strategic Thinking

Learn the concepts frameworks, and tools for management decision-making that help grow your organization and build its competitive advantage.

St Louis|Apr. 16, 2019 and Apr. 17, 2019
Seminar
20190426
Leadership

Building Brand through Workforce Engagement

Explore the top workforce engagement strategies for building alignment between your brand and your people.

St Louis| Apr. 26. 2019
Seminar
20190507
Strategic Thinking

Accountability & Incentives

Understand how incentives, policies, and job design shape the behavior and productivity of employees, and how best to align performance management to the firm’s overall strategy.

St Louis| May 7, 2019
Seminar
20190508
Leadership

Cornerstones of Leadership

Bring out the best in yourself and others through optimized personal effectiveness, greater resilience, and improved leadership and communication with others.

St Louis| May 8, 2019
Seminar
20190515
Business Execution

Management Foundations: Financial Statements

Make better fiscal decisions with an improved understanding of the different types of financial documents and the information each contains.

St Louis| May 15, 2019
Seminar
20190516
Business Execution

Project Valuation & Capital Budgeting

Gain the financial, budgeting and forecasting tools that help you win support for projects that create value for your organization.

St Louis| May 16, 2019
Seminar
New
20190603
Leadership

Modern Leadership: Understanding and Using Empathy

Empathy is an essential capability across all domains of leadership. This in-depth session presents ways to improve and actively use empathy to more effectively lead others.

St Louis| June 3, 2019 - June 5, 2019 (Three Day Program)