VU employees get discount on Owen executive development courses

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The Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management (Vanderbilt University)

The Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management’s Executive Development Institute offers short, two- and three-day programs that are open to anyone. No prerequisites are required, and the courses include no grades or college credits.

Vanderbilt faculty and staff can receive a 15 percent discount. For more information, visit the Owen School website.

Marketing for Strategic Growth – Aug. 25-26

Through this two-day program, explore fundamental views of marketing and gain the key skills and tools that will help you make better marketing decisions.

Managing Teams in Organizations – Sept. 29-30

Through a combination of case studies, simulations, discussion and role-playing, improve your ability to motivate employees, work within diverse groups, apply human resource management tools to build effective teams, and lead change.

Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers – Oct. 13-15

While giving you a foundation in the basics of accounting and finance, this program also shows how to uncover profit potential hidden in financial numbers and guide capital to its most productive use.

Executive Leadership – Oct. 27-29

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 achieve your professional and organizational goals.

Communication Strategies for Senior Leadership – Nov. 3-4

In this interactive program, develop and practice techniques for communicating at a senior level. Through a series of discussions, exercises and simulations, learn how to speak, write, listen and influence so that you can lead your organization more effectively and master key skills to enhance your executive brand.

Leading Change – Nov. 17-18

Through this intensely focused hands-on program, learn research-based frameworks, models and strategies that will make you a stronger leader of change within your organization.

Contact: Paula Varney, (615) 343-2412