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University of South Carolina




Corporate Sustainability Strategy and Implementation: Lessons from Walmart


http://moore.sc.edu/executiveeducation/executivedevelopment.aspx#strategy
Sustainability is not just good public relations, it is good business. Retailing giant Walmart discovered that corporate sustainability saves money and leads to greater efficiency. But not everything they tried works. This program offers you an unprecedented look at what Walmart learned from their corporate sustainability efforts.
Corporate Sustainability Strategy and Implementation: Lessons from Walmart delivers a wide range of opportunities for sustainability drawing from Moore School research into seven major sustainability initiatives executed by Walmart. Learn how effective sustainability programs can be constructed while avoiding the pitfalls. You will complete the program with a clear vision of what can be achieved through sustainability efforts, and how to make sustainability a successful part of your business.
Exclusive Research In research based on unprecedented access to one of the world’s most private corporations, the Moore School and the Sam M. Walton School of Business at the University of Arkansas have written 20 case studies, with more to come, about Walmart’s lessons learned from its experiences with sustainability.
You will learn:

      • The broad range of social and economic forces driving corporate sustainability programs

      • How to communicate to stakeholders the business and social cases for a corporate sustainability program

      • The range of goals that a corporate sustainability program might encompass

      • How to identify actionable goals that are most appropriate for your organization

      • How to design an implementation plan to achieve sustainability goals and objectives


Program Dates: April 10, 2013
Program Tuition:
$950/participant ($650/ participant for two or more)

Contact Number: 803.777.2231 or 800.393.2362
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Critical Thinking: Insights for Strategic Thinking and Analysis


http://www.moore.sc.edu/executiveeducation/managementprograms.aspx#critical
Critical Thinking: Insights for Strategic Thinking and Analysis focuses on the integration and coordination of operations, marketing and finance that are essential for business success. Discover how to understand and anticipate market conditions, develop long-range strategies and make multi-year financial projections.
You will learn:

  • How to understand diverse competitive environments

  • How to set your organizational strategy, design and structure

  • Tools for identifying opportunities and evaluating risks

  • How to develop meaningful benchmarks and strategic goals


Program Dates: April 16-18, 2013; November 5-7, 2013
Program Tuition:
$1350/participant ($1050/participant for two or more)

Contact Number: 803.777.2231 or 800.393.2362
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Leadership for Women: Strategies for High Potential Success


http://www.moore.sc.edu/executiveeducation/leadershipprograms.aspx#women
Leadership for Women: Strategies for High Potential Success provides individual action plans to improve performance and productivity, while engaging your organization for future development, growth and profitability. This course is based on proven personal senior executive experiences and academic research.
You will learn:

  • Your leadership style and how to maximize collaboration

  • How to apply leadership throughout your organization

  • The differences between coaching and mentoring, and when each should be used

  • How to empower your career

  • Enhanced negotiation and decision making skills

  • How to create and tactfully self-promote your personal brand

  • Networking skills for entrepreneurs, executives, managers and leaders


Program Dates: Oct 3-4, 2013
Program Tuition:
$1350/participant ($1050/participant for two or more)

Contact Number: 803 777-4443 or 800.393.2362
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Speaking with Confidence: Delivering Effective Presentations


http://moore.sc.edu/executiveeducation/leadershipprograms.aspx#speaking
Speaking with Confidence: Delivering Effective Presentations shows you how to research topics and audiences, identify your own natural speaking style, and tailor your message for maximum impact.  Plus, discover techniques to overcome common fears associated with public speaking and present with confidence.

 

You will learn:



    • How to deliver a well-organized, compelling message with confidence and dynamism

    • How to effectively analyze audiences and tailor messages to them

    • How to find your natural, comfortable speaking style

    • How to think quickly and make unrehearsed presentations

    • How to answer questions succinctly and effectively


Program Dates: April 9-10, 2013
Program Tuition:
$1150/participant ($900/participant for two or more)

Contact Number: 803 777-4443 or 800.393.2362

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University of Texas

Developing the Project Business Case


http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/ExecED/Executive-Development-Certificates/Project-Management-Certificate/Developing-Project-Business-Case.aspx
To build a sound business case for pursuing a potential opportunity in the face of significant risk and uncertainty. The participant will be able to scale a general stage-gate planning template and set up the appropriate governance and assurance process. Along with economic drivers, technical and non-technical risks are considered in the framing process that leads to an Opportunity Roadmap with value drivers and goals linked to corporate strategy.
Date: May 2-3, 2013
Location:
The University of Texas at Austin

Cost: $2,450 (Individual Course); $13,800 - Project Management Certificate
(includes materials, lunches and breaks.)
Application Deadline: Early registration is encouraged. Class size is limited and may fill to capacity. We request registrations with payment at least 3 weeks in advance of the program start date.
To enroll online, please follow the link. If you prefer, you may also enroll via e-mail, fax or telephone.
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Leading Change


http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/ExecED/Leading-Change.aspx
In today’s competitive world, you're faced with a very difficult challenge: How to do more with less in an environment where the velocity of change is increasing. The ability of a firm to quickly adapt to changing competitive conditions and to fundamental shifts in labor markets is a very important predictor of success. This program focuses on providing solutions to these organizational challenges:

    • What can you and your organization do to create a culture that is change-enabled?

    • What skills are essential to lead and manage your team where change is the constant?

    • How can you profitably cope within an environment that constantly challenges your ability to adapt quickly?

    • How does your organization cope with a changing workforce?

    • What new methods exist for recruiting and retaining people who are great at adapting to constant change?

    • What makes your organization flexible, adaptive, and agile?

  • In a fast changing business environment where a new “psychological contract” exists between employers and employees, what can your organization do to succeed and prosper?

  • What can you do to generate commitment, loyalty, and performance when everything seems different than it used to be?

Dates: March 7-8, 2013; June 13-14, 2013
Location:
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Cost: $2,450 (Individual Course); $13,800  -  Institute for Managerial Leadership Certificate (includes materials, lunches and breaks.)

Application Deadline: Early registration is encouraged. Class size is limited and may fill to capacity. We request registrations with payment at least 3 weeks in advance of the program start date.

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Strategic Management


http://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/ExecED/Strategic-Management.aspx
Examine tools and techniques used in strategic analysis and increase your ability to set strategic goals. Learn how to think strategically and globally.
This program offers a solid foundation in strategic thinking and strategic analysis as it is practiced. It examines how the various tools and techniques of strategic analysis are commonly employed. The program prepares you to think and analyze strategically and enhances your ability to set strategic objectives. It will transform your thinking toward a broader arena.
Date: May 9-10, 2013
Location:
AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Cost: $2,450 (Individual Course); $13,800  -  Institute for Managerial Leadership Certificate (includes materials, lunches and breaks.)

Application Deadline: Early registration is encouraged. Class size is limited and may fill to capacity. We request registrations with payment at least 3 weeks in advance of the program start date.
For more information on all courses contact 1-800-409-EXEC(3932)

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University of Utah




Leadership Development Program


http://execed.business.utah.edu/page/leadership-development-program

Program Overview

To be successful in business, you need to understand the foundations, concepts, and techniques that form the basis for management today. Additionally, it's essential to know the business vocabulary that improves communication and enhances individual and corporate performance. The Leadership Development Program (LDP) is a certificate course designed in a 'Mini MBA' format. This program offers an overview of the key concepts, tools, and techniques in the following core business subjects:



  • Strategic Management: Framework for the Future

  • Collaborative Negotiations

  • Communication Strategies for Improving Performance

  • Leadership and Competitive Advantage

  • Accounting and Finance for the Non-financial Manager

  • Strategic Marketing and Brand Management

The LDP course features focused-learning experiences and case studies centered on vital subject areas in the business world with an emphasis on practical application. By examining and discussing case studies participants will walk away with new strategies to succeed in today's challenging business environment.

Program Objectives

The Leadership Development Program helps you become more effective by providing a solid foundation in current business theory and practice. After completing the program you will be able to significantly enhance individual and organizational performance, understand the most important managerial concepts for each functional area, control expenses and promote productivity, communicate and work more effectively, improve your abilities to tie functional areas together in order to grow revenue, and create learning networks to promote business opportunities.



Certificate Program Features

  • The Leadership Development Program is a non-degree, professional development program.

  • Program will be delivered through lecture, case studies, short video clips, role playing and group work.

  • All participants attending a minimum of five of the six sessions will receive a Certificate of Completion from the University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business, Executive Education Department.

  • This program qualifies for up to 70 Professional Development Units (PDUs) and 7.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), based on attendance.

Courses: http://execed.business.utah.edu/page/business-essentials-program-outline-and-formats

Dates: Module I- VI October 14-18 & 21-25, 2013

Location: University of Utah (Salt Lake City, Utah)

Cost: $975-1,500 depending on module (See courses for pricing)

Apply: Register at http://execed.business.utah.edu/

Contact:Jordan Clayton at (801) 581-5577 or execjc@business.utah.edu

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