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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
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.

Now accepting applications
St Louis| April 15-19, 2019
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)
Certificate
20190327
Leadership

Women's Leadership Forum - Spring 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 spring cohort meets one day a month for six months from March to August.

Now accepting applications

St Louis| March 27, 2019; May 1, 2019; June 6, 2019; July 10, 2019; August 7, 2019; August 28, 2019
Seminar
20190828
Leadership

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
Seminar
New
20190430
Strategic Thinking

Calling BS: Finding Truth in Data

​Numbers don’t take a position—they’re just information for us to interpret. This course helps you develop a healthy skepticism for how data is presented and examines how it’s often purposefully distorted or inadvertently misinterpreted.

St Louis| Apr. 30, 2019