Executive Education Concentrations

Knowledge delivered in a focused, flexible format.

Three concentrations serve as guideposts to comprehensive business knowledge and provide key tools in targeted areas. The program format gives you the learning flexibility you need as a busy professional.

Choose the individual seminars from a list of offerings created for each concentration. Then set your own pace for completing the five seminar days required for each concentration.

Each concentration corresponds to management competencies that meet the needs of an always-changing, global marketplace. Select a concentration below to learn more and register online.

Strategic Thinking

To help set a direction for your organization—or to keep it on course—you need to be able to think critically and strategically. More specifically, you need the skills to make informed short- and long-term decisions quickly, even in situations with less-than-perfect information. To earn a Strategic Thinking Concentration, take five seminar days of your choice within two years. Seminar topics include:

  • Strategic Thinking
  • Building Competitive Advantage through Strategy
  • Creativity in Organizations

Business Execution

(includes Financial Management topics)

Organizational strategy is only as strong as its implementation. Learn to use the right tools at the right times to evaluate progress, increase efficiency, boost accountability, and meet goals and objectives. To earn a Business Execution Concentration, take five seminar days of your choice within two years. Sample seminars include:

  • Negotiation Workshop
  • Executing Financial Strategy
  • Big Data & Business Analytics

Leadership

(includes Talent Management topics)

In addition to enterprise-wide management skills, authentic leaders need the “soft” skills to guide management teams through periods of uncertainty and to rally stakeholders around common values and goals. To earn a Leadership Concentration, take five seminar days of your choice within two years. Sample seminars include:

  • Negotiation Workshop
  • Leadership Styles
  • Emotionally Intelligent Leader
  • Leading through Influence

Build Your Advanced Management Certificate

Take advantage of a program that rewards the development of wide-ranging, cross-functional business skills. If you're interested in more varied topics, take five seminar course days in each concentration to earn the Advanced Management Certificate.

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