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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.

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Seminar
20190828
Leadership

Transformative Leadership Coaching

(formerly Coaching Workshop) 

​Improve your ability to lead change, address conflicts, and facilitate dialog among members of your firm.

St Louis| Aug. 28, 2019
Seminar
20190829
Leadership

Motivating People

Identify the misconceptions surrounding human motivation by recognizing key motivational principles.  Also, discover scientifically proven ways to boost motivation.
St Louis| Aug. 29, 2019
Seminar
New
20190911
Business Execution

Digital Marketing Strategy: Succeeding in the Age of the Customer

Learn how firms are successfully using digital mediums to engage savvy consumers, win business, and cultivate loyalty.

St Louis| Sept. 11, 2019
Seminar
20190926
Leadership

Change Leadership

​Examine the intersection of strategy, values, and leadership as it relates to successful leadership.  Apply proven frameworks to better prepare your organization for change.

St Louis| Sept. 26, 2019
Seminar
20190927
Strategic Thinking

Strategies for Continuous Growth

Learn how to create and lead an organization focused on both top- and bottom-line growth, and to balance the tensions inherent in any growth strategy. 
St Louis| Sept. 27, 2019
Seminar
20191009
Business Execution

Executive Communication Strategies

Learn how to adapt messages for different communication channels and audiences.  Hone your message crafting and delivery skills for use in a variety of situations.
St Louis| Oct. 9, 2019
Seminar
20191011
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| Oct. 11, 2019
Seminar
20191023
Business Execution

Finance for Nonfinancial Managers

Demystify corporate finance and gain a big-picture understanding of how the capital market system fits together; we focus on performance metrics, capital allocation, and value creation.
St Louis| Oct. 23, 2019
Seminar
20191105
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. 5, 2019
Seminar
20191106
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. 6, 2019
Seminar
20191119
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| Nov. 19, 2019
Seminar
New
20191203
Strategic Thinking

People Analytics for Strategic Human Resource Management

Learn how analytics can enable strategic decision-making on a variety of people-related issues, such as recruiting, performance,leadership development, job design, and compensation.

St Louis| Dec. 3, 2019
Seminar
20191211
Leadership

Leading & Growing Highly Effective Teams

Apply the principles of values-centered leadership to activate your team’s true potential.  Leverage the basics of team design to lead your team to maximum effectiveness.
St Louis| Dec. 11, 2019 and Dec. 12, 2019
Certificate
20190827
Leadership

Women's Leadership Forum - Fall 2019

Working in partnership with female executives, you will learn how to make decisions, exert power and influence, negotiate, and manage change confidently and effectively.  The fall cohort meets one day a month for six months from August 2019 to January 2020

This cohort is full - Applications are now being accepted for Spring 2020

St Louis|Aug. 27, 2019; Sept. 24, 2019; Oct. 23, 2019; Nov. 22, 2019; Dec. 17, 2019; Jan.10, 2020
Certificate
20200109
Leadership

Women's Leadership Forum - Spring 2020

New Format - Three 2 day modules
Working in partnership with female executives, you will learn how to make decisions, exert power and influence, negotiate, and manage change confidently and effectively.  The spring cohort consists of three 2 day modules from January 2020 to May 2020.

Now accepting applications.


St Louis|Jan. 9 and 10, 2020; March 5 and 6, 2020; April 30 and May 1, 2020
Seminar
New
20191029
Business Execution

Accelerating Impact: Converting Resources into Results

(formerly Cornerstones of Management)
Starting with a top-down understanding of an organization’s strategy, learn how the best people managers consistently drive better business results and continuous improvement.

St Louis| Oct. 29, 2019
Seminar
20191030
Leadership

Cornerstones of Leadership

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

St Louis| Oct. 30, 2019
Seminar
20200129
Leadership

Leading a Culture of Excellence

​Learn the “Big 6” leadership principles that enable leaders to drive change through trust, excellence, and empowerment

St Louis| Jan. 29, 2020
Seminar
20200212
Business Execution

Lean Thinking for All

Use the principles of “lean” to get things done better, faster, and more efficiently.  Learn how leadres across a variety of industries use lean thinking to add value and create better processes for their firms.
St Louis| Feb.12, 2020
Seminar
New
20200219
Leadership

The Role of the Leader

​Examine the dynamic role of a leader as well as the competencies and mindset needed at different levels.  Explore the six main leadership styles and their effectiveness in various 

St Louis| Feb. 19, 2020
Seminar
20200304
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| Mar. 4, 2020 and Mar. 5, 2020
Seminar
20200305
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| Mar. 5, 2020
Seminar
20200407
Leadership

Leading through Influence

Develop the three critical skills of informal leadership:  navigating politics, understanding power, and exercising influence.
St Louis| Apr. 7, 2020 and Apr. 8, 2020
Seminar
20200428
Business Execution

Market Strategy and Value Capture

Learn the core aspects of value creation and capture, and how firms use market focus to develop a sustainable competitive advantage.
St Louis| Apr. 28, 2020
Seminar
20200505
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| May 5, 2020 and May 6, 2020
Seminar
20200519
Leadership

Mentorship and 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| May 19, 2020
Seminar
20200520
Strategic Thinking

Innovating through Uncertainty: Predict, Test, Create

Learn how to cultivate insight about what is changing in the world and how to design solutions and strategies to meet these changes even in the face of uncertainty.
St Louis| May 20, 2020
Seminar
20200603
Business Execution

Leading Creativity

Enhance your understanding of the factors that drive creativity.  Learn ways to boost your own creativity and to nurture the creativity of those with whom you work.
St Louis| June 3, 2020
Certificate
20200427
Supply Chain

Spring 2020 Supply Chain Management Certificate

​Focused on all aspect 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 meeting daily for one week

St Louis| April 27, 2020 - May 1, 2020