For Individuals
Our programs for individuals equip leaders with comprehensive coursework in key development areas. Unlike traditional degreed programs, these programs do not require an application process or matriculation. This allows participants to maximize learning impact by enrolling in programs at any given time to meet specific needs.

Upcoming Programs

Identifying, Motivating, and Retaining Key Employees

Get the strategic guidance you need to exceed your sales and performance goals. In this practical program, you’ll learn frameworks for motivating desired behavior, developing realistic goals, incentivizing teams to rally around goals, troubleshooting and solving relevant problems, and balancing risks and rewards.

Finance for the Non-Financial Leader

Harness the power of financial data to make better decisions for your organization. Designed for the non-financial leader, this program provides foundational principles in accounting and finance and teaches how to effectively use financial information to make a meaningful impact.

Collaborative Negotiations

Gain tools and tactics to increase your influence as a negotiator. In this program, you will learn effective strategies for negotiating business deals and resolving disruptions while identifying your strengths and weaknesses as a negotiator. Faculty will provide guidance on how to manage negotiations to optimize outcomes while mitigating risks.

Effective Teams and Healthy Conflict

Research has revealed the more and less effective communication practices for effective teamwork. Learn about them and reach personal and organizational goals while becoming the leader you want to be.

Mastering Public Speaking

Communication excellence is an essential leadership tool.  As a leader ascends in their organization, they are required to speak in public more often as they shape the organization’s mission, vision, and values. Become a more persuasive and confident speaker that creates a powerful emotional audience connection.

Change Management

Change often proves to be quite difficult both on the personal employee level and at the organizational level. Understanding and applying proven change management models and techniques can help your organization deliver on promises, reduce employee and managerial frustration, and decrease the chance of change initiative failure.

Creating a Culture of Innovation

Business leaders are under pressure to drive innovation while meeting the everyday demands of business operations. This program provides a four-phase framework to help you manage this challenge and lead breakthrough innovation at your organization.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for Non-Manufacturing Industries

Increase productivity and boost the bottom line by applying principles of Lean Six Sigma to your organization. In this program for executives in non-manufacturing industries, you will learn the foundational principles of Six Sigma and earn a Green Belt Certification following completion of a process-improvement project.

Leading with Ethics and Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence (EI) and a strong commitment to personal values are integral to effective leadership. Leaders with these skills are keenly aware of their emotions and the emotions of others, and they use those insights to lead, engage and empower those around them. This program will help you hone your EI and ethical decision making to make a bigger impact in your organization and become a stronger leader.

Executive Leadership Series

Build on your leadership strengths and learn how to apply the latest research to manage today’s toughest challenges. In this five-part series for experienced executives, you’ll meet with your cohort on a monthly basis and take a deep dive into fundamental leadership topics, including competitive advantage, collaborative negotiations, team dynamics, innovation and business turnarounds.

Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for Manufacturing Industries

Gain a competitive advantage by applying the principles of Lean and Six Sigma to your organization. Blending simulation exercises with lectures and group work sessions, this program goes in-depth for leaders in manufacturing industries. You will gain proven frameworks for allocating resources more strategically to grow the bottom line.

Women’s Leadership Certificate

With an emphasis on leadership and strategy development, this certificate program is for ambitious female leaders who want to take their careers to the next level. Learn from top-ranked faculty and create powerful connections to increase your impact.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt for Manufacturing Industries

Designed for leaders who have completed Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for Manufacturing Industries, this program provides advanced training in technical process-improvement techniques. You’ll learn how to increase productivity, process flow and customer satisfaction while also decreasing total defects, cycle time and work-in-progress delays.

Lean Six Sigma Black Belt for Non-Manufacturing Industries

Designed for leaders who have completed Lean Six Sigma Green Belt for Non-Manufacturing Industries, this program provides advanced training in technical process-improvement techniques. You’ll learn how to increase productivity, process flow and customer satisfaction while also decreasing total defects, cycle time and work-in-progress delays.

University of Utah BioVentures I Program

BioVentures: Early Stage

Designed for business leaders interested in Bioventures, this program focuses on the early stages of product development in the life sciences business sector.

BioVentures: Late Stage

This program focuses on the later stages of product development in the life sciences business sector.