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2015-2016 Executive Education Programs

1-3 Day Executive Seminars
Dates and Tuition* Who Should Attend Overview Focused Topics Include
Strategic Communications and Negotiations – October 24-25, 2017
– March 14-15, 2018
– Mid-to-senior level executives
– Professionals who can benefit from making more effective decisions and maintaining better relations with both internal and external clients and customers.
Become a more effective communicator and decision-maker, learning proven techniques for building and maintaining relationships, applying appropriate power and influence, structuring agreements, and developing buyin. – Achieve your communication goals and maintain critical relationships.
– Use powerful strategies for planning, negotiating and implementing agreements.
– Resolve difficult situations using dispute settlement skills.
Leadership that Shapes the Future – October 10-12, 2017
– March 26-28, 2018
Individuals responsible for influencing and leading others Develop a new model of leadership; become more effective in leadership roles. Involve others and create an environment of shared responsibility and mutual trust. Discover individual leadership strengths and weaknesses. – Leadership effectiveness
– Coaching and developing others- Organizational culture and change
– Understanding individual leadership styles
– Developing an integrated team
Finance & Accounting for Non-Financial Executives – November 13-15, 2017
– May 14-16, 2018
– Executives and managers in key, non-financial positions
– All professionals who will be asked to participate in financial decisions
Learn to interpret and analyze financial data. Communicate financial information. Evaluate corporate performance. Improve decision-making skills. – Preparing and analyzing financial statements
– Using accounting data in decision-making
– Investment analysis
– Lease and merger decisions
Women Board Directors Development Program – November 1-2, 2017
Senior-level women looking to serve on boards or more influential boards, those wishing to move from non-profit to for-profit boards, and those wanting to become even more effective in the boardroom. Boards are actively seeking qualified women to diversify their decision-making, provide a fresh perspective, and improve their business results. Learn why this is so and how you can take advantage of this opportunity. – Learn how marketing yourself as a potential board member is different from seeking an executive position.
– Learn what board members and recruiters looking for in a candidate.
– Understand the characteristics of different types of boards, including nonprofit, private, startup and corporate.
1-2 Week Intensive Programs
Dates and Tuition* Who Should Attend Overview Focused Topics Include
Minority Business Executive Program September 17-22, 2017
Owners and executives of minority-owned businesses with at least $300,000 in revenue. Enhance understanding to utilize financial tools to make more effective decisions. Develop and understand long-term strategic plans for growth and sustainability. Market products and services, manage processes and projects and develop leadership skills. – Finance and Accounting
– Leadership
– Marketing
– IT Strategy
– Strategy
Pacific Rim Bankers Program August 5-18, 2017
Senior executives with international responsibilities in banking or financial institutions. Enhance understanding of international financial markets. Gain multicultural perspectives on global banking issues. Study risk management, globalization and technology and their effects on the banking industry. Learn how banking is done in other countries. – International Finance
– Economics and Political Risk
– Strategy, Leadership and Managing Change
9-month Certificate Program
Dates and Tuition* Who Should Attend Overview Focused Topics Include
Executive Development Program (EDP)
The premier executive development certificate program in the Northwest
September 2016 – May 2017
Classes typically meet every Monday from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
– Mid-to-senior level managers from large organizations and government
– Senior executives and managers from mid-size organizations
– Owners and Presidents of smaller organizations
Become a well-rounded business professional. Learn from faculty, guest speakers and peers as you deepen your business acumen and sharpen your managerial skills. Understand fundamental concepts and current issues of general management. Classes meet one night each week. – Corporate and Competitive Strategy
– Leadership
– Business Ethics
– Finance and Accounting
– Technology Management
– Marketing
* Tuition and dates are subject to change.