Created for busy senior managers, executives, and other professionals, this program is a nine-month, part-time certificate program that covers essential business subjects, including finance, accounting, economics, marketing, international business, operations, leadership and strategy. For more information, click here.
Dates: applications accepted throughout the year; program runs September - May
Fee: $18,500 for the program/$20,500 (for credit track)
Leadership That Shapes the Future
In this program, you will develop the essential leading, planning, and influencing skills necessary to create and sustain long-term organizational success. During this interactive three-day seminar, you will learn strategies and methods you can use to become a "transformational leader” — one who enables others, especially peers and subordinates, to transcend self-interest and act for the common good of the organization. For more information, click here.
Dates: April 15-17, 2014
Important decisions require leaders to use the appropriate processes and data tools to reach the best conclusion. This course teaches the decision making criteria to help you frame the problem, define alternatives, and incorporate appropriate data into solutions. After making the right decision, you have to impose change. Getting people to change behaviors may be the toughest and biggest challenge managers, effective and executive leaders, and organizational leaders face today. Learn the six strategies to overcome resistance to change and how and when to use them. For more information, click here.
Program Dates: March 19-21 & June 4-6, 2014
Contact Number: 608-441-7357
Leadership Beyond Management
This program is for managers of managers or high-potential managers who want to benefit emergent leaders and people who others follow, not because of their position on an organization chart but because of their ability to create greater value for the larger organization. For more information, click here.
Program Dates: October 28-November 1, 2013
Contact Number: 608-441-7357
Leading Organizational Change
In today’s fast-paced business environment, leaders must recognize when organizational change is necessary and understand how to clearly re-cast the mission statement to create a more effective and forward-looking enterprise. Efficient leaders create collaborative change, align individuals and departments with new goals, and create a culture of self-direction and encouragement. For more information, click here. Program Dates: January 22-24, 2014
Change is essential to organizational growth and progress. Yet researchers report that over 60 percent of change projects (such as implementing a new strategic plan or enterprise software) fail to achieve intended results. For more information, click here.
Upcoming Dates: May 5-6 & November 17-18, 2014
Location: Owen Graduate School of Management
By the end of this highly interactive, three-day program, conducted by one of the nation’s leading business experts on the subject, you’ll be equipped to become a more effective leader and to achieve your professional and organizational goals. For more information, click here.
Upcoming Dates: February 24-26 & October 13-15, 2014
Cost: $2,970 (includes tuition, instructional materials, continental breakfast and lunch)
Leading Project Teams for Strategic Results
This engaging and highly interactive two-day program is designed for experienced project managers who strive to become more effective in conveying vision, coping with complexity and energizing people to achieve important goals. For more information, click here.
Upcoming Dates: February 11-12, 2014
The Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Belt level provides a foundation understanding of LSS and its methodologies with the goal of improved project management skills, problem solving, and more effective cross functional teams. While this level is not intended to make one a LSS expert, it does offer a basic understanding of concepts and tools with familiarization of a few tools for immediate application, even if LSS is not formally being used by the larger organization. With this Yellow Belt foundation of knowledge and skills, participants can progress to more advanced levels of LSS. For more information, click here.
The Lean Six Sigma: Green Belt course delves into the DMAIC process through in-depth information, analysis, and application of Six Sigma and Lean concepts that can be immediately applied to projects and for leading and managing process improvement teams. The course is designed to certify participants as competent in the fundamentals of the Lean Six Sigma: Green Belt body of knowledge as defined by Washburn University. Prior participation in the Washburn University Lean Six Sigma: Yellow Beltcourse or prior Lean Six Sigma experience is strongly encouraged. For more information, click here. Dates: April 8 – May 5, 2014