Earn a Certificate

Executive Education Certificate Programs at the C. T. Bauer College of business are designed and taught by our faculty and industry experts. Certificate Programs provide clearly defined learning objectives, assessments, and intellectual rigor designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills to be successful leaders in their industry. Every 10 hours of instruction in one of our certificate programs earn one CEU credit.

Accommodations: Stay at the Hilton University of Houston while taking your Executive Education Classes. Walk across the street to the Bauer College of Business to attend your class and after class take the rail to downtown Houston for food and entertainment, or stay on campus to do some rock climbing at the UH fitness center. All Executive Education classes lasting one or more days include complimentary breakfast and lunch.

Entrepreneurship in Practice

November 13-14, 2017: This course will help budding entrepreneurs understand the challenges faced when creating and managing a small business start-up. Course material features in business idea creation, business financing and managing business operations through the first year Learn more.

Women in Leadership

January 18-20, 2018: Explore unique leadership styles, develop personal policies, skills and implementable action plans to increase happiness and decrease stress, and develop a portfolio of negotiation skills that can help you manage conflict and navigate the business landscape. Learn more.

Certificate in Business Excellence

Earn your Certificate in Business Excellence by completing 18 days of classes over four years in any or all categories (comprehensive management, finance, leadership, marketing, social enterprise, or strategy). Learn more.


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We offer finance certificates on the following topics:

Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers

December 6, 2017: This one-day module covers the basic concepts of financial accounting and management that are essential for the efficient operation of any business. Learn more.



We offer health care certificates on the following topics:

Using Lean Principles in Health Care

November 2-3, 2017: Within the ever-changing landscape of U.S. health care delivery lies the need to adjust business practices to accommodate the varying (and often competing) needs of patient, clinical, legal, regulatory, business and reporting requirements. The right application of health care administrative policy and philosophy can ensure that, amid current and future changes in the sector, your hospital operation is prepared to not only survive, but flourish.

Health Care Analytics

January 4-5, 2018: Learn how to respond to the proliferation of data in health care through innovation. The course will also help you to understand the roles of core data technologies and tools that are resources for creating value in the health care industry.



We offer management certificates on the following topics:

PMP® Certification Exam Preparation

October 31 - November 3, 2017: This course is specifically designed to assist project managers and team leaders master the PMBOK® Guide’s content and pass the PMP certification exam.

Principles of Lean for High-Mix Low-Volume Manufacturing

November 6-7, 2017: The core of this workshop is Lean. Lean is based on the Toyota Production System (TPS). This highly sought after management model organizes manufacturing and logistics to design out overburden and inconsistency while reducing waste.

Leading High Performance Teams

November 10, 2017: Designed for leaders at all levels, this workshop is designed to position you to build, lead and sustain high-performance teams.

Developing Leader Character: Two-Day Workshop

February 26-27, 2018: This workshop focuses on the element of leadership that has largely been neglected in leadership development: Character. Although character is often thought to be a subjective construct, this workshop argues otherwise.

Strategy Formulation for the Oil and Gas Industry

March 15-16, 2018: This multi-disciplinary seminar builds on frameworks from strategic management and finance to examine global oil and gas strategies with an emphasis on how organizations can position themselves as leaders in the dynamic landscape of the industry in the second decade of the 21st century.



We offer marketing certificates on the following topics:

Making Competition Irrelevant: Blue Ocean Strategy Workshop

Jan. 9-10, 2018: This course provides participants with a foundation in Blue Ocean Strategy using experiential learning techniques that can be applied to almost any company in any industry.



We offer sales certificates on the following topics:

SLC - Sales Leadership and Management

January 8-12, 2018: Sales Leadership Certification (SLC) is a 5-Day Certification Program, which extensively covers sales managers’ needs, tools leadership skills required to achieve sales teams high performance goals. The program pays the content corporate SEI’s experience, expertise and insights from its global network of corporate sales leaders.


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CONTACT US: Gary Randazzo, Director:, 713-743-4754 | Jennifer Coppock, Program Coordinator: 713-743-4702