1 September August EXECUTIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM CALENDAR START HERE Executive Education Program Calendar Executive Education s professional development programs are listed within this guide. Select the program that meets your professional needs, or share this guide with a colleague. Contact us to find the program that s right for you: Phone: // 4 Ways to Register Online: MAIL / Download a registration form on our website and mail or to us PHONE: Call us at Fax: Download a registration form and fax to LEADERS FROM ALBERTA FOR THE WORLD
2 Talking Executive Education VISION Building the province of Alberta and western Canada through the leadership of learning. MISSION Inspire excellence through professional learning for the leaders and organizations of tomorrow. # 1 Largest and Best Source for Professional Development in Western Canada 5 th in Canada 66 th worldwide for Open Enrolment Programs 4 th in Canada 77 th worldwide for Custom Programs Ranked by Financial Times of London Participants each year 50% Female 50% Male Programs 16 Certificate Programs 35+ Short Courses Internationally Recognized Faculty
3 Certificate Programs Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr Jun Energy Strategy and Finance Program (10 days) This newly developed program in partnership with The University of Texas will encourage you to challenge modern perspectives, as well as theoretical knowledge. Gain relevant, practical knowledge from world-leading academics, local industry experts and prominent guest speakers. Leading Series (4 days) This series of sessions will provide you with a grounded approach to leadership. Through a combination of new experiences, thoughtful reflection, the examination of powerful concepts and the effective application of tools, you will take away new insights and practical knowledge in how you approach leadership in your organization. Certificate in Municipal Management and Leadership (16 days) Sep Canmore Sep. 16 First Program Mar 2-6 Austin, Texas 3 31 Second Program The program develops municipal leaders by increasing their capacity to lead people, teams, departments and organizations. As a participant of this program, you will gain a deep understanding of yourself as a leader focused for work in a municipal environment. Sep Jan Indigenous Partnership Development Program (3 days) The program combines the insight gained through in-depth communication with industry and Indigenous leaders as well as research-based findings and leading practice. You will leave with real action plans and a toolkit for your organization. TBD TBD Jan. TBD The Advanced Program in Project Management (14 days) A comprehensive learning opportunity for those who are seeking to take their project management skills to the next level. This program provides you with the ability to excel in the management of complex and mission-critical projects Nov 1 First Program Jan Second Program Governance Program for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (4 days) The program focuses on how to strategically grow business, create the governance structure, develop financial literacy and compensation strategies, build out the risk plans and understand the difference between leading the business as a board director and leading the business as a member of the c-suite Program dates are subject to change. Visit our website for the most up-to-date information. 2 All programs listed take place on our Edmonton campus, unless otherwise noted.
4 Certificate Programs Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr Jun Leadership Development Program (8 days) First Program Second Program This program leverages learning, experience, and relationship building to deliver a highly integrated, project-based leadership development program, exploring the demands of leadership and the skills that are required to lead effectively Jan Jun. 2-3 Management Essentials Program (12 days) Key themes found in the U of A s internationally-ranked MBA program are the basis for each course, giving you the opportunity to examine and discuss current research and theories while applying concepts to case studies and situations from today s business environment. Comprised of four, three-day modules, the program explores: Leadership and Strategy Development, Financial Development, Business and Operations Development, Business Development and Special Topics that are important in business today First Program Second Program Jun The Executive Program (9.5 days) Created for senior and executive leaders, this program is a chance to work with some of the industry s leading facilitators and consultants to refresh leadership approach using current value-based principles and energize strategic implementation practices. The Executive Program provides the tools you need to refresh a direction and purpose you can authentically stand behind to ensure a continued path that aligns with the success your organization Jun PMP Exam Preparation Workshop (6 days) Focused on teaching lasting skills, this workshop provides you with the tools, tips and tricks to enhance your chances of success in challenging the PMP examination. The workshop will introduce you to the foundations of the PMBoK, necessary for you to successfully challenge the PMP exam Program dates are subject to change. Visit our website for the most up-to-date information. 3 All programs listed take place on our Edmonton campus, unless otherwise noted.
5 SHORT COURSES (1-3 Days) SEP OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN Leading from Self (1 day) This experiential session will involve a deep level of leadership self-analysis, and will provide you with conceptual knowledge and practical leadership skills through self-discovery. You will leave with the tools to develop a customized leadership plan. Sep Emotional Intelligence (1 day) Complete the newly researched EQ-i2.0 assessment and receive valuable take-aways and a toolkit to put your insights into practical, targeted action. Sep Leading Others (1 day) This experiential session will provide you with a framework to examine current best practices around leading, coaching and engaging others, and key insights about how to coach and develop others for success Leadership (2 days) This session enables you to take a strategic look at leadership and assist in the formation of a strategy to get the most out of yourself and those you interact with Process Mapping (2 days) Learn to visualize, document and improve a business process. Get your team focused on producing the right results in less time and at a lower cost Strategic Thinking (1 day) You will leave this session with a clear understanding of what strategy is, how it is constrained, formulated, developed and implemented as well as what that can mean for your organization Innovation Design Thinking (2 days) Leaders today are looking to constantly innovate the way in which they do business to create a competitive advantage. You will be exposed to design thinking from IDEO in order to learn how to become more innovative and how to create innovative teams Program dates are subject to change. Visit our website for the most up-to-date information. 4 All programs listed take place on our Edmonton campus, unless otherwise noted.
6 SHORT COURSES (1-3 Days) SEP OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN Leading Within Organizations (1 day) You will be introduced to two helpful leadership frameworks to understand when to empower others, when to delegate, who s ready for the next opportunity and to ensure you are exercising your best options Risk Management (1 day) You will explore both operational and strategic risk management through analyzing the current theories, exploring case studies, and discussing the issues you and the other participants are facing today. 30 Logistics Advantage (3 days) The program format provides you with real world experience in strategic and operational issues related to distribution. Master the five key logistics planning advantage areas that will drive costs down and improve your service delivery business profitability. 3-5 Leading through Conflict (1 day) You will complete a personal inventory to help you understand your natural conflict style and your underlying values when in conflict situations The Business Analyst s Course (3 day) This program teaches you the essentials of business analysis, including key roles and responsibilities as well as understanding all of the steps in the business requirements process from customer identification to customer satisfaction Presentation Effectiveness (2 days) The program will provide more than just skills. You will not only learn how to create presentations that get rave reviews, but also how to get your recommendations approved and vigorously supported Understanding Financial Statements (1 day) This session enables you to analyze the financial statements of real companies and explore the relationships that exist between statements Program dates are subject to change. Visit our website for the most up-to-date information. 5 All programs listed take place on our Edmonton campus, unless otherwise noted.
7 SHORT COURSES (1-3 Days) SEP OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN Business Economics (1 day) Within this session you will discuss basic economic principles and put them in context of the practical business world Canada and the Global Economy (1 day) You will examine the changing global business environment and how it impacts business decision-making Innovation (1 day) This session examines how the strategic use of technology can help an organization reach its business objectives. Managerial Decision Making (1 day) You will learn a decision making framework that you can use to avoid common biases in order to arrive at and implement decisions that are both effective and ethical. Marketing (1 day) You will develop a working knowledge of marketing as it relates to the establishment of a sustainable differential advantage in a competitive market Ethics Corporate Social Responsibility (1 day) You will be introduced to the emerging importance and complexity of CSR and begin to explore stakeholder responsibility. Case studies will be used Jun. 15 Negotiations (2 days) You will improve your skill set and understanding of the process of negotiation, both within an organization and between organizations Jun Financial Management Program (3 days) The material covered in this program reflects the expertise of the Alberta School of Business in the area of finance, and will provide you with a practical opportunity to delve into the essentials of finance and budgeting in a clear business context. (TBD) Program dates are subject to change. Visit our website for the most up-to-date information. 6 All programs listed take place on our Edmonton campus, unless otherwise noted.
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