Critical Thinking and Decision Making is a two-day course that exposes participants to applied decision making frameworks designed to enhance creative and strategic abilities. This course aims to improve decision making by applying techniques that minimize risk and maximize impact and influence. For more information, click here.
Dates: July 23-24, 2014
Contact Information: Phone: 404.727.2200 Email: ExecutiveEducation@emory.edu
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Utilizing a blended learning approach that combines online delivery with individual coaching sessions and the development of a Lean Six Sigma project, course participants will learn to collect and analyze performance data, identify inefficiencies and problems, pinpoint the root causes of those problems, and institute new protocols to greatly improve processes. For more information, click here..
Dates: Green Belt: August 26, Black Belt: January 14, 2014
Program Tuition: Green Belt Certification: $4,750; Black Belt Certification $4,950 Table of Contents
The Graduate School (DC)
Managing for Results
Today's federal leaders are expected to plan for and measure performance to demonstrate that the agencies and programs they manage are viable and achieving results. Learn strategies to achieve measurable performance gains in your organization. Explore organizational issues affecting performance measurement, the balanced scorecard, accountability, entrepreneurial approaches to improvement, and how to manage stakeholder expectations. For more information, click here.
Dates: March 10-12, 2014/ June 16-18, 2014
Location: Washington, DC
Contact Number: 202-314-3300 or toll free (888-744-4723)
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Driving Government Performance: Leadership Strategies that Produce Results
This program introduces the participants to a variety of proven strategies that have helped a diversity of public executives in a diversity of circumstances produce significant results. This Executive Education program clarifies the leadership principles that undergird these strategies and provides the participants with the opportunity to learn how they can adapt these principles to improve performance in their own organizations. For more information, click here.
Date: March 23-28, 2014
Application Deadline: January 23, 2014
Location:Harvard Kennedy School-Executive Program (Cambridge, MA)
The program does not teach answers to specific problems -- it provides a strategic approach to problem-solving. From the start, you'll take on a leadership role, discovering ways to look at issues from new perspectives. You'll learn how to generate a more diverse array of possible interpretations, and therefore, a wider range of possible solutions. Through class work, group work, and individual study, you'll practice strategic analysis daily, until it becomes a natural, ingrained response. For more information, click here.
Dates: April 13, 2014 - May 9, 2014/ October 12, 2014 - November 7, 2014
Application Deadlines: February 26, 2014, August 12, 2014
Leadership Decision Making: Optimizing Organizational Performance offers important new insights into leadership based on breakthrough scientific discoveries about decision making. The goal of the program is to prepare participants with the skills to become effective ‘decision architects’, who design optimal decision making environments within their organizations and improve overall organizational performance. Tough decisions are the essence of leadership. Using the latest research, case study discussions, and real-time activities in the new Harvard Decision Science Laboratory, program participants will have the opportunity to examine both the scientific basis for and the practical aspects of judgment and decision making, and learn how to build lasting leadership skills that incorporate this knowledge. For more information, click here.
Dates: June 22, 2014 - June 27, 2014
Application Deadline(s): April, 2014
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Illinois Institute of Technology
Entrepreneurship for IT Professionals
Any manager who wants to be able to evaluate the business model of his or her enterprise division, or expert who wants to use the technical knowledge he or she has developed in years of study and business practice should attend. The course is designed to help the business manager stop working for other people and start declaring economic independence. For more information, click here.
Dates: January 13-May 10, 2014
This program will improve participants' performance by providing industry-standard tools approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI®) to help successfully manage any type of project regardless of scope or industry. Focusing on the proven methodology behind effective project management, the program allows participants to practice these concepts in a project-based team environment. Time built into the program for sharing insights, past experiences, and best practices make the course even more relevant and applicable for all participants. For more information, click here.
Dates: March 10-14, 2014
Location: Loyola University Chicago, Water Tower Campus (Chicago, IL)