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Washington University in St Louis Olin Business School

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Upcoming Seminars and Certificate Programs

These short-term, content-filled programs deliver in-depth knowledge and skills with minimal time away from the office. View program detail and apply online by clicking your selection. Consider our corporate programs for training and development customized to your organization. For more information, call 314-935-9494 or email ExecEd@wustl.edu.

Topics

Seminar
20140507
Personal Development and Decision Making

Difficult Conversations

Designed by members of the Harvard Negotiation Project, the seminar teaches you how to handle conflict, talk through differences, and promote positive work relationships.
St Louis| May 7, 2014
Seminar
20141001
Personal Development and Decision Making

Emotionally Intelligent Leader

Learn how to act purposely, think rationally, and deal effectively with the people in your organization. Better internal relationships enhance operational performance.
St Louis| Oct. 1, 2014
Seminar
20141029
Personal Development and Decision Making

Negotiation and Conflict Management

Craft business deals that advance your career and your organization. Teaching methods include individual assessments, case studies, and applied-learning activities.
St Louis| Oct. 29, 2014
Seminar
20140422
Leadership

Leading and Managing Change

​Explore best practices, models, methods, frameworks, and tools that help you lead change, a capability that is critical to your organization’s growth and profitability.
St Louis| Apr. 22-23, 2014
Seminar
20140603
Leadership

Transformative Leadership Coaching

​Become an authentic leader who can turn negative exchanges into learning opportunities and team indecision into concrete goals and results.
St Louis| June 3, 2014
Seminar
20140604
Leadership

Leadership Edge: Understanding and Managing Your Impact

​Learn strategies for new-initiatives implementation and how to get the support of key stakeholders.
St Louis| June 4, 2014
Seminar
New
20141104
Leadership

Leading Through Influence

​The seminar helps you develop the three critical skills of informal leadership: navigating politics, understanding power, and exercising influence.
St Louis| Nov. 4-5, 2014
Certificate
20141001
Finance

Financial Skills for Non-Financial Managers

​Learn how to speak finance language and gain the skillset to understand performance metrics, capital allocation, and strategic decision-making.
St Louis| Dates coming soon for Fall 2014
Seminar
New
20140814
Innovation

Creativity Leading to Breakthrough Performance

​In a rapidly changing marketplace, thinking outside the box is a competitive advantage. Learn skills and techniques that will enhance your creativity.
St Louis| Aug. 14, 2014
Seminar
New
20140909
Innovation

Innovative Business Models

​Learn how to design models for growth and competitive advantage, manage risks from disruptive threats, identify new business opportunities, and succeed in global markets.
St Louis| Sept. 9, 2014
Seminar
New
20140819
Strategy

Sustainable Strategies: Competing on the Sustainability Frontier

​The seminar teaches you how to execute sustainability strategies that create value for your organization – and for society as a whole.
St Louis| Aug. 19, 2014
Seminar
New
20140923
Strategy

Strategies for Driving Continuous Growth

Learn how to create and lead an organization focused on both top- and bottom-line growth and to balance the tensions inherent in any growth strategy.
St Louis| Sept. 23, 2014
Seminar
20141014
Strategy

Creating Values through Mergers and Acquisitions

​Examine the latest M&A research and trends; and develop techniques for target identification and post-deal integration.
St Louis| Oct. 14-15, 2014
Seminar
20141105
Strategy

Building Competitive Advantage through Strategy

​Develop tools for understanding industry competition, assessing your organization’s resources and capabilities, and analyzing business models.
St Louis| Nov. 5-6, 2014
Seminar
New
20141119
Leadership

Rethinking Corporate Responsibility

​Examine the trade-offs businesses encounter in their efforts to sustain competitive advantage, provide societal value, and increase profitability.
St Louis| Nov. 19, 2014
Certificate
20140301
Leadership

Leadership for High Performance

​Build your leadership profile with a certificate program focused on relationship management, internal influence, collaboration, and change management.
St Louis| Modular Certificate. Dates vary.
Certificate
New
20140701
Leadership

Business Strategy for Managers

​Gain the critical-thinking skills to make informed short- and long-term management decisions quickly, even in situations with less-than-perfect information.
St Louis| Modular Certificate. Dates vary.
Certificate
20141113
Leadership
Personal Development and Decision Making

Women's Leadership Forum

​Working in partnership with female executives, you learn how to make decisions, exert power and influence, negotiate, and manage change confidently and effectively. 
St Louis| Cohort begins November 13, 2014
Certificate
20140512
Operational Excellence

Supply Chain Management

​Focused on all aspects of the supply chain, the program teaches you how to manage and monitor raw materials, work-in-progress inventory, finished goods, and channel partners.
St Louis| May 12-16, 2014