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Executive Leadership Symposium

March 8, 2019: Join us for a day with industry leaders presenting executive development programs that have made their organizations more agile and adaptive.

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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.

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Digital Marketing Certificate

July 16-19, 2018: Earn your certificate in digital marketing by completing five courses in search engine optimization and advertising, content and social media marketing and web analytics. Learn more.

Entrepreneurship in Practice

July 19-20, 2018: 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.

Consulting in Practice

August 6-7, 2018: This course will help you understand the nature of consulting. Course material features lessons in the different types of consulting and key takeaways to help you assess the viability of a consulting career. Learn more.

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.


Women in Leadership

August 16-18, 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.

Commercial Real Estate Fundamentals

August 10, 2018: Commercial Real Estate is something that surrounds us every day, thus many believe that it is easily understood. We have our opinions of what we like and don’t like about each space that we occupy, but the realities of the tremendous effort required and the tremendous risks incurred to create and operate that space are not as obvious. Learn more.

Dynacomm Executive Communications

August 27, 2018: Speaking clearly and confidently in public is a valuable and often essential leadership skill to possess. This course offers you a basic and practical background on the principles of public speaking, as well as practical experience with basic types of speeches. Learn more.

Analytics for Decision-Making and Problem-Solving

November 15-16, 2018: This course provides an overview as well as practical guidelines for applying analytics and data to complex business decisions. Learn more.

Consulting in Practice

February 4-5, 2019: This course will help you understand the nature of consulting. Course material features lessons in the different types of consulting and key takeaways to help you assess the viability of a consulting career. Learn more.

Entrepreneurship in Practice

March 25-26, 2019: 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.

Digital Marketing Certificate

May 13-16, 2019: Earn your certificate in digital marketing by completing five courses in search engine optimization and advertising, content and social media marketing and web analytics. Learn more.

 


FINANCE CERTIFICATES


We offer finance certificates on the following topics:

Creating Stakeholder Value

September 17, 2018: Understand the key levers used to create shareholder value, mainly by focusing on EBITDA and its OPEX, SGA, and revenue components..

Financial Statement Analysis

Sept. 21, 2018: Learn to understand the key features of an Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flows.

Mergers and Acquisitions

October 19, 2018: This course is designed to elucidate the process of a company merger/acquisition transaction.

Financial Management

Jan. 14, 2019: Learn the basic concepts of financial accounting and management that are essential for the efficient operation of any business.

Financial Statement Analysis

Feb. 15, 2019: Learn to understand the key features of an Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash Flows.

Creating Stakeholder Value

April 8, 2019: Understand the key levers used to create shareholder value, mainly by focusing on EBITDA and its OPEX, SGA, and revenue components.

Mergers and Acquisitions

May 13, 2019: This course is designed to elucidate the process of a company merger/acquisition transaction.

 


HEALTH CARE CERTIFICATES


We offer health care certificates on the following topics:

Health Care Supply Chain Management

August 10, 2018: This course provides a fundamental understanding of supply chain management, the underlying forces facing managers today, and the methods available to help address the daily challenges of supporting hospital and medical practice operations. An overview of supply chain is given to provide a firm foundation upon which to build an understanding of the tools and methods employed by operators to ensure 100% delivery of goods and services

Health Care Strategy & Innovation

September 7, 2018: The changing health care sector landscape compels us to think outside of traditional paradigms, implementing new strategies and innovative solutions to stay relevant to patients, payers and providers. This course employs some of the methods used to define new strategies and enable innovation.

Health Care Accounting & Finance

September 13-14, 2018: Enhance understanding of financial fundamentals for non-accounting health care professionals.

Health Care Management & Operations

October 11-12, 2018: This course provides the foundation and principles of operations and operational management within the health care environment. An overview of the many operational components that make a medical practice or health system run is described, along with the tools available for managerial decision-making. Application of certain managerial science principles is discussed and applied, enabling course participants to consistently make the right decisions at the right time.

Using Lean Principles in Health Care

November 12-13, 2018: 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 Supply Chain Management

December 12, 2018: This course provides a fundamental understanding of supply chain management, the underlying forces facing managers today, and the methods available to help address the daily challenges of supporting hospital and medical practice operations. An overview of supply chain is given to provide a firm foundation upon which to build an understanding of the tools and methods employed by operators to ensure 100% delivery of goods and services.

Health Care Accounting & Finance

February 21-22, 2019: Enhance understanding of financial fundamentals for non-accounting health care professionals.

Health Care Supply Chain Management

March 29, 2019: This course provides a fundamental understanding of supply chain management, the underlying forces facing managers today, and the methods available to help address the daily challenges of supporting hospital and medical practice operations. An overview of supply chain is given to provide a firm foundation upon which to build an understanding of the tools and methods employed by operators to ensure 100% delivery of goods and services.

Health Care Strategy & Innovation

April 26, 2019: The changing health care sector landscape compels us to think outside of traditional paradigms, implementing new strategies and innovative solutions to stay relevant to patients, payers and providers. This course employs some of the methods used to define new strategies and enable innovation.

Using Lean Principles in Health Care

May 23-24, 2019: 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.

 


MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATES


We offer management certificates on the following topics:

Developing Leader Character: Two-Day Workshop

July 16-17, 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.

Organizational Problem Solving

July 20, 2018: Create a “database” with useful concepts from the field of management, along with improving problem solving skills.

Principles of Lean for High-Mix Low-Volume Manufacturing

July 23-24, 2018: 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.

Global Business

July 27, 2018: This course examines the various aspects of globalisation and its impact on business success in the digital age.

Supply Chain Management and Strategy

August 13-14, 2018: Supply Chain Management and Strategy course provides students with key concepts and knowledge that will help them understand the nature of Global Supply Chains. Course material integrates issues from marketing, logistics and operations management.

The Fundamentals of Project Management

August 20-24, 2018: Enroll in this five-day, interactive program to learn and practice solid, proven project management tools and techniques that will build the foundation for improving company and individual performance. All topics presented are consistent with the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK™)

Managing Human Resources

September 10, 2018: This workshop focuses on familiarizing managers with the key human resource management decisions in organizations.

PMP® Certification Exam Preparation

October 2-5, 2018: This course is specifically designed to assist project managers and team leaders master the PMBOK® Guide’s content and pass the PMP certification exam.

Managing Human Resources in the Oil and Gas Industry

October 5, 2018: This workshop focuses on familiarizing managers with how the oil and gas industry differs from other industries and how this affects the key human resource management decisions in organizations.

Organizational Problem Solving

October 5, 2018: Create a “database” with useful concepts from the field of management, along with improving problem solving skills.

Global Business

October 12, 2018: This course examines the various aspects of globalisation and its impact on business success in the digital age.

Developing Leader Character: Two-Day Workshop

October 22-23, 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.

Lean Principles for Senior Executives

October 25-26, 2018: This training provides senior business leaders an overview of Lean as a methodology and management system.

Understanding the Psychology of Employees

October 26, 2018: This workshop is designed to help leaders diagnose the personalities of their employees and implement employee-specific plans to manage them.

Strategy Formulation for the Oil and Gas Industry

November 1-2, 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.

The 3D Leader

November 9, 2018: Designed for leaders at all levels, this workshop is designed to provide a three-dimensional perspective on leadership.

Strategic Management

November 12-13, 2018: Enhance your capacity to do the job of a general manager, that is, someone who leads a multi-functional group (business, division, profit center, etc.) and is responsible for the strategic performance of that group.

Leadership Development

December 3, 2018: This workshop will focus on maximizing the effectiveness of leaders at work. Topics include self-awareness, leadership theories, and transformational and inspirational leadership. The workshop includes self-assessment exercises.

The Fundamentals of Project Management

December 3-7, 2018: Enroll in this five-day, interactive program to learn and practice solid, proven project management tools and techniques that will build the foundation for improving company and individual performance. All topics presented are consistent with the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK™)

Leading Change

Jan. 25, 2019: The workshop will cover issues such as assessing the need for change, identifying the impediments to successful change and techniques for gaining acceptance and support for change initiatives within organizations.

Principles of Lean for High-Mix Low-Volume Manufacturing

Feb. 19-20, 2019: 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.

Managing Human Resources

February 25, 2019: This workshop focuses on familiarizing managers with the key human resource management decisions in organizations.

Strategy Formulation for the Oil and Gas Industry

March 7-8, 2019: 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.

Developing Leader Character: Two-Day Workshop

April 4-5, 2019: 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.

Giving Voice to Values

April 15, 2019: Giving Voice to Values (GVV) is an innovative, cross-disciplinary business curriculum and action-oriented approach for developing the skills, knowledge and commitment required to implement values-based leadership. Rather than the usual focus on ethical analysis, the GVV focuses on ethical implementation and asks the question: What would I say and do if I were going to act on my values?

Managing Human Resources in the Oil and Gas Industry

April 22, 2019: This workshop focuses on familiarizing managers with how the oil and gas industry differs from other industries and how this affects the key human resource management decisions in organizations.

Strategic Management

May 2-3, 2019: Enhance your capacity to do the job of a general manager, that is, someone who leads a multi-functional group (business, division, profit center, etc.) and is responsible for the strategic performance of that group.

Lean Principles for Senior Executives

May 7-8, 2019: This training provides senior business leaders an overview of Lean as a methodology and management system.

 


MARKETING CERTIFICATES


We offer marketing certificates on the following topics:

Search Engine Optimization

July 16, 2018: Search engines have changed the way people get information and make purchase decisions. When customers search the web for your product or service, will they see your company in the results? Will they click through to your website?

Search Engine Advertising

July 17, 2018: Search engines have changed the way people get information and make purchase decisions. When customers search the web for your product or service, will they see your company in the results? Will they click through to your website?

Web Analytics

July 18, 2018: Successful marketing requires a unique blend of art and science. As we move from Web 2.0 to Web 3.0 and beyond, the wealth of data and information available to marketers has increased exponentially. This course introduces you to web analytics and helps you create a comprehensive strategy for measuring your inbound marketing activities.

Content Marketing

July 18, 2018: Content marketing is the backbone of digital marketing. According to the Content Marketing Institute, 93% of B2B marketers have embraced content marketing over traditional advertising. Content marketing, through its focus on providing timely and relevant information to your target market, fosters better relationships with potential buyers and moves them through the buying process at their own speed.

Social Media Marketing

July 19, 2018: In today’s economy, companies that are behind the curve in social media are putting themselves at a competitive disadvantage. Successful companies need effective and profitable social media strategies. After this course, you will be able to use social media tools and platforms to promote and position your brand.

Blue Ocean Strategy: How to Create Uncontested Market Space

Sept. 19-20, 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.

Search Engine Optimization

May 13, 2019: Search engines have changed the way people get information and make purchase decisions. When customers search the web for your product or service, will they see your company in the results? Will they click through to your website?

Search Engine Advertising

May 14, 2019: Search engines have changed the way people get information and make purchase decisions. When customers search the web for your product or service, will they see your company in the results? Will they click through to your website?

Web Analytics

May 15, 2019: Successful marketing requires a unique blend of art and science. As we move from Web 2.0 to Web 3.0 and beyond, the wealth of data and information available to marketers has increased exponentially. This course introduces you to web analytics and helps you create a comprehensive strategy for measuring your inbound marketing activities.

Content Marketing

May 15, 2019: Content marketing is the backbone of digital marketing. According to the Content Marketing Institute, 93% of B2B marketers have embraced content marketing over traditional advertising. Content marketing, through its focus on providing timely and relevant information to your target market, fosters better relationships with potential buyers and moves them through the buying process at their own speed.

Social Media Marketing

May 16, 2019: In today’s economy, companies that are behind the curve in social media are putting themselves at a competitive disadvantage. Successful companies need effective and profitable social media strategies. After this course, you will be able to use social media tools and platforms to promote and position your brand.

 


SALES CERTIFICATES


We offer sales certificates on the following topics:

SLC - Sales Leadership and Management

August 6-10, 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.

SLC - Sales Leadership and Management

January 7-11, 2019: 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.

SLC - Sales Leadership and Management

May 6-10, 2019: 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.

SLC - Sales Leadership and Management

August 5-9, 2019: 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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