In times of uncertainty, learning is your strategic advantage. Executive Education is committed to the well-being of our customers and community so we're moving online with some of our most popular offerings including the Project Management Certificate and the Franchise Management Bootcamp. In addition, we want to help by providing quick and current resources to help you succeed in our new virtual world. We have partnered with some of our faculty and Greater Louisville, Inc. (GLI), to provide learning resources during these unsettling times.
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Is Leadership Too Much to Ask When I Am Overwhelmed?
LEADING IN THE TIME OF COVID-19: STORIES FROM MBA STUDENTS: Entry #4 “I have made progress in unexpected ways, while...Read More
Decisions that Affect the World We Live in When the Pandemic is Over
LEADING IN THE TIME OF COVID-19: STORIES FROM MBA STUDENTS: Entry #3 In a time of pandemic, social distancing is critical. For those who are suffering, or who have loved ones who are suffering or dying, the people who refuse to participate in social distancing seem inconsiderate at best, and callous at worst. It is not hard to understand why people might feel this way.Read More
What Is Leadership?
LEADING IN THE TIME OF COVID-19: STORIES FROM MBA STUDENTS: Entry #2 I could tell the players were engaged because...Read More
Exhibiting Leadership … and symptoms of COVID-19
LEADING IN THE TIME OF COVID-19: STORIES FROM MBA STUDENTS: Entry #1 I called the department together … and calmly...Read More
How Can I Lead When I Have Nothing to Do?
In my previous entry, Is Leadership Too Much to Ask When I Am Overwhelmed, I wrote about how some of my students are rising to a call to excellence in spite of being overwhelmed by the effects of COVID-19. Another group of my students have the opposite problem: Nothing to do. Some still have jobs but they cannot perform those jobs without going in to work, and others have lost their jobs. As stressful as that is, their difficulty is compounded by having nothing to do, for hours, day after day.Read More
The demand for certified Project Management Professionals grows every year and is relevant in every industry. Whether you’re looking to attain the PMP® or CAPM® credentials, or build skills for your current or desired role in managing projects, the University of Louisville’s Project Management courses can help. The University of Louisville is a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.) for the Project Management Institute. This R.E.P designation is the highest mark of excellence in project management training, awarded only to world-class organizations that meet PMI’s rigorous quality standards and requirements.
The University of Louisville’s Professional Development courses cover a variety of topics that are relevant to professionals at all levels. Each of these one-day seminars will cover critical skills that every professional needs.
Successful Supervisors are the day-to-day point of contact for organizational operations. They are the doers, the first level managers who directly impact and influence team contributors. Their challenges are real, persistent, and significant. The University of Louisville’s Successful Supervisor courses will help you develop the skills that you need to lead the people and guide the work.
The University of Louisville’s Leadership Academy is an opportunity to network with local business leaders while keeping informed on current topics in leadership. These executive briefings will give you a taste of emerging trends so you’re always in the know.
Communication is the foundation for all relationships. It is a make-or-break skill that is the key to all management, operational, and employee functions in any company. Effective communication at all levels will lead to a company’s success. These career-changing seminars are designed to open the ears and minds of experienced and non-experienced communicators to achieve a greater impact on an organization.
Innovation and Problem Solving
Wicked problems require breakthrough solutions. Design Thinking is a creative problem-solving methodology that is systematic and collaborative, best suited to generating results for ambiguous or complex problems. At the core of Design Thinking is an empathic and human-centered approach that leverages user insights to generate improvements. In the University of Louisville’s Design Thinking courses, you will learn the skills that your team needs to tackle your most intimidating problems.
Building a successful franchise may feel like standing on the shoulders of giants, but not every question can be answered through simply affiliating with a known brand. Whether you’re a fledgling franchisee or looking to upscale an established business, the University of Louisville Franchise Management courses empower you to embrace your full entrepreneurial potential.
Successful grant writing involves planning, searching for data and resources, developing a proposal, submitting a proposal to a funder, and following-up. Learn the common pitfalls to avoid and the best practices that will set your grant application apart from the rest. Whether you're looking to improve your grant writing skills or master them, our grant writing courses will help you learn how to secure funding for your next project.
Executive Education can bring programming directly to your organization with learning solutions designed and delivered for your specific needs. We work closely with you to assess your strengths, understand your culture, and customize learning outcomes. Get the targeted training you need when you need it. No wasted effort!
Learn more about how we can develop customized strategic learning initiatives in your organization. Build a more productive workforce and a profitable company.Contact Us