Boost your career: Vanderbilt hosts executive programs open house

The Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management is holding an open house Saturday, Oct. 1, to offer prospective students an opportunity to learn about degree and non-degree programs for working professionals.

Participants will be able to sample a class and discuss career goals with admissions and program experts.

“Our executive programs are designed to help people across a variety of industries take their careers to the next level,” said Tami Fassinger, Owen’s associate dean for executive programs.

Programs include:

  • Executive MBA – Vanderbilt’s highly ranked, 60-credit MBA. Participants are paired in teams with other executives and attend Saturday-only classes.
  • Americas MBA for Executives – Designed for those seeking, or working in, international assignments, this specialized curriculum includes 10-day rotations in Brazil, Canada, Mexico and the U.S.
  • Master of Management in Health Care – A one-year program offering night and weekend classes that is tailored to health care professionals seeking to understand business fundamentals.
  • Advanced Certificate in Health Care Management – A certificate program completed over a series of 12 two-day courses focused on applying business principles in a health care environment.
  • Executive Development Institute – Several open-enrollment short courses are offered throughout the year on topics such as leadership, management basics and strategy. Custom courses are also available for corporations.
  • Certificate in Leadership Excellence – A yearlong four-session curriculum helping to round out the skills of future and current business leaders. Topics include executive leadership, coaching, negotiation and leading through change.

What: Vanderbilt Executive Programs Open House

Date: Oct. 1, 2011

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (A light breakfast will be served from 8:30-9 a.m.)

Where: 401 21st Ave. South, Nashville, Tenn.; Management Hall on the Vanderbilt Campus. Free parking available.

Information: Visit or call 615-322-3120