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Executive Leadership Certificate

A broad base of knowledge is the key to success in any industry. Advance your leadership skills with this highly customizable certificate. Complete 6 Executive Leadership classes to earn this certificate.

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.

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

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.

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 skills to make a bigger impact in your organization and become a stronger leader.

Most organizations have some type of change initiative underway at any given point in time. However, unlocking the value of these change initiatives is often stymied by organizational resistance at many levels. Learn to apply proven change management models and techniques to help your company deliver on the promise of its change initiatives, reduce employee and managerial frustration, and decrease the chance of change initiative failure.

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.

Diversity  is key to fostering growth and creativity within your organization. In this course, you will examine the foundation of diversity management including a discussion of the legal aspects of diversity management, diversity management organizational paradigms, and specific diversity business case studies.

Millennials are today’s largest working generation, yet they are increasingly misunderstood. Companies who understand and successfully harness the competencies of their younger employees enjoy an engaged, empowered workforce that drives growth and innovation. Leave this program with a plan to foster a culture that attracts, motivates, and develops the next generation of business leaders.

Strategic Leadership: Goff Center

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As a leader, having strategic vision is essential to succeeding in a competitive market. This program will show you how to deliver growth to your organization without diminishing value.

Strategic leaders are able to identify available resources and drive growth, while also accepting adequate risk to ensure growth occurs at the right pace. Assess your strategic skills and embrace a problem-finding skillset to enable your company to outperform rivals and delight today’s and tomorrow’s customers

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. Complete 6 Women’s Leadership classes to earn this certificate.

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In a rapidly-changing world, the key quality needed in future leaders is agility. Gain insights and strategies to increase your capacity to anticipate and understand challenges, rally the right resources to resolve them, and become a highly valuable, adaptable leader.

This session examines how female managers can climb the corporate ladder and secure the corner office as well as the issues facing women in leadership positions by offering effective strategies for handling them. Dr. Abe Bakhsheshy balances academic research and practical work experiences regarding social norms and expectations with practical leadership strategies for operating effectively within the workplace.

Most organizations have some type of change initiative underway at any given point in time. However, unlocking the value of these change initiatives is often stymied by organizational resistance at many levels. Learn to apply proven change management models and techniques to help your company deliver on the promise of its change initiatives, reduce employee and managerial frustration, and decrease the chance of change initiative failure.

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.

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

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.

Interpersonal communication skills and emotional intelligence as a woman in the workplace are critical components to gaining success as a leader. In this two-day workshop, leaders will improve their interpersonal communication skills by using mindfulness strategies to work through a variety of challenging workplace communication interactions.

Lean Operations

Successful managers easily recognize areas for improvement. Learn how to reduce waste and improve efficiencies for increased profitability. Complete any Lean Six Sigma Green Belt class and 3 additional Executive Education leadership classes to earn a Lean Operations Management Certificate.

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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.

Gain a competitive advantage by applying the principles of Lean 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.

Increase productivity and boost the bottom line by applying principles of Lean Six Sigma to your organization. In this online program for executives in non-manufacturing industries, you will study the foundational principles of Six Sigma while enjoying the convenience of distance learning.

Designed for leaders who have completed Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, 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.

Online Classes

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Get maximum return on investment from your organization’s digital marketing spend through this comprehensive review of digital marketing channels and how to create the appropriate blends to meet your marketing goals.

Most CEOs are in their position because they are good at two things: strategy and leadership. These are the people who lead organizations to outperform their competitors. Competitive Strategy equips you with the knowledge and skills to develop a dynamic business strategy, in order to gain this competitive edge—and propel you to the C-suite.

Increase productivity and boost the bottom line by applying principles of Lean Six Sigma to your organization. In this online program for executives in non-manufacturing industries, you will study the foundational principles of Six Sigma while enjoying the convenience of distance learning.

Healthcare Certificates

Executive Education health care certificates are provided with support from University of Utah Health, ranked #1 in quality in the nation among academic medical centers.

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This project-based program is uniquely designed to help health care professionals drive growth and success in their organizations. Learn from both University of Utah Health leaders and David Eccles School of Business top-ranked faculty to gain a deeper understanding of health care solutions and essential business practices.

Designed for business leaders, BioVentures is a detailed guide to the complex life-science product development process, from conception to commercialization.

Events

Grow your network and learn from prestigious faculty at a special event.

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Join the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business top faculty and some of Utah’s most influential women for a day of research-driven content and engaging dialogue. Academic sessions will be combined with thoughtful panel discussions and a powerful keynote address. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to energize your career and network with inspirational women who are making a difference and shaping Utah’s business landscape.