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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 four course days, or build your own Advanced Management Certificate with four concentrations (choose from: Business Execution, Financial Management, Leadership, Strategic Thinking, or Talent Management & Organizational Development).

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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. 14, 2019; Feb. 21, 2019; April 3, 2019; and May 2, 2019
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
20180829
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| Aug. 29, 2018
Seminar
20180911
Financial Management

Finance for Non-financial 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| Sept. 11, 2018
Seminar
20180918
Leadership

Leading & Managing Change

​Effective change management is critical to your organization’s growth and profitability. Explore the best practices, models, methods, and tools that help you successfully lead change.

St Louis| Sept. 18, 2018 and Sept. 19, 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
Business Execution

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
Talent Management & Org. Development

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
Talent Management & Org. Development

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
Financial Management

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