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Executive Leadership Symposium

March 2, 2018: Join us for a day with industry leaders presenting executive development programs that have made their organizations more agile and adaptive.

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Executive Education Certificate Programs at the C. T. Bauer College of business are designed and taught by our faculty and industry experts. Certificate Programs provide clearly defined learning objectives, assessments, and intellectual rigor designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to be successful leaders in their industry. Every 10 hours of instruction in one of our certificate programs earn one CEU credit.

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Consulting in Practice

Feb. 22-23, 2018: This course will help you understand the nature of consulting. Course material features lessons in the different types of consulting and key takeaways to help you assess the viability of a consulting career. Learn more.

Analytics for Decision-Making and Problem-Solving

April 19-20, 2018: This course provides an overview as well as practical guidelines for applying analytics and data to complex business decisions. Learn more.

Accommodations: Stay at the Hilton University of Houston while taking your Executive Education Classes. Walk across the street to the Bauer College of Business to attend your class and after class take the rail to downtown Houston for food and entertainment, or stay on campus to do some rock climbing at the UH fitness center. All Executive Education classes lasting one or more days include complimentary breakfast and lunch.


Dynacomm Executive Communications

April 23-24, 2018: Speaking clearly and confidently in public is a valuable and often essential leadership skill to possess. This course offers you a basic and practical background on the principles of public speaking, as well as practical experience with basic types of speeches. Learn more.

Commercial Real Estate Fundamentals

May 25, 2018: Commercial Real Estate is something that surrounds us every day, thus many believe that it is easily understood. We have our opinions of what we like and don’t like about each space that we occupy, but the realities of the tremendous effort required and the tremendous risks incurred to create and operate that space are not as obvious. Learn more.

Dynacomm Executive Communications

June 21-22, 2018: Speaking clearly and confidently in public is a valuable and often essential leadership skill to possess. This course offers you a basic and practical background on the principles of public speaking, as well as practical experience with basic types of speeches. Learn more.

Entrepreneurship in Practice

July 19-20, 2018: This course will help budding entrepreneurs understand the challenges faced when creating and managing a small business start-up. Course material features in business idea creation, business financing and managing business operations through the first year Learn more.

Consulting in Practice

August 6-7, 2018: This course will help you understand the nature of consulting. Course material features lessons in the different types of consulting and key takeaways to help you assess the viability of a consulting career. Learn more.

Women in Leadership

August 16-18, 2018: Explore unique leadership styles, develop personal policies, skills and implementable action plans to increase happiness and decrease stress, and develop a portfolio of negotiation skills that can help you manage conflict and navigate the business landscape. Learn more.

Dynacomm Executive Communications

August 27-28, 2018: Speaking clearly and confidently in public is a valuable and often essential leadership skill to possess. This course offers you a basic and practical background on the principles of public speaking, as well as practical experience with basic types of speeches. Learn more.

Analytics for Decision-Making and Problem-Solving

November 15-16, 2018: This course provides an overview as well as practical guidelines for applying analytics and data to complex business decisions. Learn more.

 


FINANCE CERTIFICATES


We offer finance certificates on the following topics:

Financial Statement Analysis

March 12, 2018: Learn to understand the key features of an Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flows. Learn more.

Mergers and Acquisitions

May 18, 2018: This course is designed to elucidate the process of a company merger/acquisition transaction. Learn more.

Creating Stakeholder Value

April 27, 2018: Understand the key levers used to create stakeholder value, mainly by focusing on EBITDA and its OPEX, SGA, and revenue components. Learn more.

Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers

June 4, 2018: This one-day module covers the basic concepts of financial accounting and management that are essential for the efficient operation of any business. Learn more.

Financial Statement Analysis

June 22, 2018: Learn to understand the key features of an Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flows. Learn more.

Creating Stakeholder Value

September 17, 2018: Understand the key levers used to create shareholder value, mainly by focusing on EBITDA and its OPEX, SGA, and revenue components. Learn more.

Mergers and Acquisitions

October 19, 2018: This course is designed to elucidate the process of a company merger/acquisition transaction. Learn more.

 


HEALTH CARE CERTIFICATES


We offer health care certificates on the following topics:

Health Care Supply Chain Management

April 9, 2018: This course provides a fundamental understanding of supply chain management, the underlying forces facing managers today, and the methods available to help address the daily challenges of supporting hospital and medical practice operations. An overview of supply chain is given to provide a firm foundation upon which to build an understanding of the tools and methods employed by operators to ensure 100% delivery of goods and services

Health Care Accounting & Finance

May 10-11, 2018: This course will enhance understanding of financial fundamentals for non-accounting health care professionals.

Using Lean Principles in Health Care

May 24-25, 2018: Within the ever-changing landscape of U.S. health care delivery lies the need to adjust business practices to accommodate the varying (and often competing) needs of patient, clinical, legal, regulatory, business and reporting requirements. The right application of health care administrative policy and philosophy can ensure that, amid current and future changes in the sector, your hospital operation is prepared to not only survive, but flourish.

Health Care Management & Operations

July 5-6, 2018: This course provides the foundation and principles of operations and operational management within the health care environment. An overview of the many operational components that make a medical practice or health system run is described, along with the tools available for managerial decision-making. Application of certain managerial science principles is discussed and applied, enabling course participants to consistently make the right decisions at the right time.

Health Care Supply Chain Management

August 10, 2018: This course provides a fundamental understanding of supply chain management, the underlying forces facing managers today, and the methods available to help address the daily challenges of supporting hospital and medical practice operations. An overview of supply chain is given to provide a firm foundation upon which to build an understanding of the tools and methods employed by operators to ensure 100% delivery of goods and services

Health Care Management & Operations

October 11-12, 2018: This course provides the foundation and principles of operations and operational management within the health care environment. An overview of the many operational components that make a medical practice or health system run is described, along with the tools available for managerial decision-making. Application of certain managerial science principles is discussed and applied, enabling course participants to consistently make the right decisions at the right time.

Using Lean Principles in Health Care

November 12-13, 2018: Within the ever-changing landscape of U.S. health care delivery lies the need to adjust business practices to accommodate the varying (and often competing) needs of patient, clinical, legal, regulatory, business and reporting requirements. The right application of health care administrative policy and philosophy can ensure that, amid current and future changes in the sector, your hospital operation is prepared to not only survive, but flourish.

Health Care Supply Chain Management

December 12, 2018: This course provides a fundamental understanding of supply chain management, the underlying forces facing managers today, and the methods available to help address the daily challenges of supporting hospital and medical practice operations. An overview of supply chain is given to provide a firm foundation upon which to build an understanding of the tools and methods employed by operators to ensure 100% delivery of goods and services

 


MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATES


We offer management certificates on the following topics:

Principles of Lean for High-Mix Low-Volume Manufacturing

February 22-23, 2018 The core of this workshop is Lean. Lean is based on the Toyota Production System (TPS). This highly sought after management model organizes manufacturing and logistics to design out overburden and inconsistency while reducing waste.

Developing Leader Character: Two-Day Workshop

February 26-27, 2018: This workshop focuses on the element of leadership that has largely been neglected in leadership development: Character. Although character is often thought to be a subjective construct, this workshop argues otherwise.

Leading Change

March 6, 2018: This workshop provides an overview of the process of leading change in organizations.

Managing Human Resources

March 9, 2018: This workshop focuses on familiarizing managers with the key human resource management decisions in organizations.

Supply Chain Management and Strategy

March 12-13, 2018: Supply Chain Management and Strategy course provides students with key concepts and knowledge that will help them understand the nature of Global Supply Chains. Course material integrates issues from marketing, logistics and operations management.

Giving Voice to Values

March 15, 2018: Giving Voice to Values (GVV) is an innovative, cross-disciplinary business curriculum and action-oriented approach for developing the skills, knowledge and commitment required to implement values-based leadership.

Strategy Formulation for the Oil and Gas Industry

March 15-16, 2018: This multi-disciplinary seminar builds on frameworks from strategic management and finance to examine global oil and gas strategies with an emphasis on how organizations can position themselves as leaders in the dynamic landscape of the industry in the second decade of the 21st century.

Understanding the Psychology of Employees

March 26, 2018: This workshop is designed to help leaders diagnose the personalities of their employees and implement employee-specific plans to manage them.

PMP® Certification Exam Preparation

April 3-6, 2018: This course is specifically designed to assist project managers and team leaders master the PMBOK® Guide’s content and pass the PMP certification exam.

Lean Principles for Senior Executives

April 12-13, 2018: This training provides senior business leaders an overview of Lean as a methodology and management system.

Global Business Culture

April 13, 2018: This workshop will explore differences in country cultures around the world and their implications for management.

Leading High Performance Teams

April 28, 2018: Designed for leaders at all levels, this workshop is designed to position you to build, lead and sustain high-performance teams.

Managing Human Resources in the Oil and Gas Industry

May 4, 2018: This workshop focuses on familiarizing managers with how the oil and gas industry differs from other industries and how this affects the key human resource management decisions in organizations.

The 3D Leader

May 7, 2018: Designed for leaders at all levels, this workshop is designed to provide a three-dimensional perspective on leadership.

Leadership Development

June 1, 2018: This workshop will focus on maximizing the effectiveness of leaders at work. Topics include self-awareness, leadership theories, and transformational and inspirational leadership. The workshop includes self-assessment exercises.

The Fundamentals of Project Management

June 4-8, 2018: Enroll in this five-day, interactive program to learn and practice solid, proven project management tools and techniques that will build the foundation for improving company and individual performance. All topics presented are consistent with the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK™)

Strategic Management

June 7-8, 2018: Enhance your capacity to do the job of a general manager, that is, someone who leads a multi-functional group (business, division, profit center, etc.) and is responsible for the strategic performance of that group.

Lean Principles for Senior Executives

June 14-15, 2018: This training provides senior business leaders an overview of Lean as a methodology and management system.

Organizational Problem Solving

June 22, 2018: Create a “database” with useful concepts from the field of management, along with improving problem solving skills.

PMP® Certification Exam Preparation

July 10-13, 2018: This course is specifically designed to assist project managers and team leaders master the PMBOK® Guide’s content and pass the PMP certification exam.

Developing Leader Character: Two-Day Workshop

July 16-17, 2018: This workshop focuses on the element of leadership that has largely been neglected in leadership development: Character. Although character is often thought to be a subjective construct, this workshop argues otherwise.

Principles of Lean for High-Mix Low-Volume Manufacturing

July 23-24, 2018 The core of this workshop is Lean. Lean is based on the Toyota Production System (TPS). This highly sought after management model organizes manufacturing and logistics to design out overburden and inconsistency while reducing waste.

Supply Chain Management and Strategy

August 13-14, 2018: Supply Chain Management and Strategy course provides students with key concepts and knowledge that will help them understand the nature of Global Supply Chains. Course material integrates issues from marketing, logistics and operations management.

Building Engagement as a Servant Leader

August 17, 2018: Designed for leaders at all levels, this workshop is designed to help you diagnose performance impediments and implement customized solutions to promote buy-in across the work unit and among individual employees.

The Fundamentals of Project Management

August 20-24, 2018: Enroll in this five-day, interactive program to learn and practice solid, proven project management tools and techniques that will build the foundation for improving company and individual performance. All topics presented are consistent with the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK™)

Managing Human Resources

September 10, 2018: This workshop focuses on familiarizing managers with the key human resource management decisions in organizations.

PMP® Certification Exam Preparation

October 2-5, 2018: This course is specifically designed to assist project managers and team leaders master the PMBOK® Guide’s content and pass the PMP certification exam.

Managing Human Resources in the Oil and Gas Industry

October 5, 2018: This workshop focuses on familiarizing managers with how the oil and gas industry differs from other industries and how this affects the key human resource management decisions in organizations.

Organizational Problem Solving

October 19, 2018: Create a “database” with useful concepts from the field of management, along with improving problem solving skills.

Developing Leader Character: Two-Day Workshop

October 22-23, 2018: This workshop focuses on the element of leadership that has largely been neglected in leadership development: Character. Although character is often thought to be a subjective construct, this workshop argues otherwise.

Lean Principles for Senior Executives

October 25-26, 2018: This training provides senior business leaders an overview of Lean as a methodology and management system.

Understanding the Psychology of Employees

October 26, 2018: This workshop is designed to help leaders diagnose the personalities of their employees and implement employee-specific plans to manage them.

Strategy Formulation for the Oil and Gas Industry

November 1-2, 2018: This multi-disciplinary seminar builds on frameworks from strategic management and finance to examine global oil and gas strategies with an emphasis on how organizations can position themselves as leaders in the dynamic landscape of the industry in the second decade of the 21st century.

The 3D Leader

November 9, 2018: Designed for leaders at all levels, this workshop is designed to provide a three-dimensional perspective on leadership.

Strategic Management

November 12-13, 2018: Enhance your capacity to do the job of a general manager, that is, someone who leads a multi-functional group (business, division, profit center, etc.) and is responsible for the strategic performance of that group.

Leadership Development

December 3, 2018: This workshop will focus on maximizing the effectiveness of leaders at work. Topics include self-awareness, leadership theories, and transformational and inspirational leadership. The workshop includes self-assessment exercises.

The Fundamentals of Project Management

December 3-7, 2018: Enroll in this five-day, interactive program to learn and practice solid, proven project management tools and techniques that will build the foundation for improving company and individual performance. All topics presented are consistent with the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK™)

 


MARKETING CERTIFICATES


We offer marketing certificates on the following topics:

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space

April 25-26, 2018: This course provides participants with a foundation in Blue Ocean Strategy using experiential learning techniques that can be applied to almost any company in any industry.

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space

Sept. 19-20, 2018: This course provides participants with a foundation in Blue Ocean Strategy using experiential learning techniques that can be applied to almost any company in any industry.

 


SALES CERTIFICATES


We offer sales certificates on the following topics:

SLC - Sales Leadership and Management

May 7-11, 2018: Sales Leadership Certification (SLC) is a 5-Day Certification Program, which extensively covers sales managers’ needs, tools leadership skills required to achieve sales teams high performance goals. The program pays the content corporate SEI’s experience, expertise and insights from its global network of corporate sales leaders.

 


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