INDIANAPOLIS -- For the first time, top-ranked faculty from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business are offering dynamic, one-day courses for working professionals in Central Indiana.
The budget-conscious open-enrollment courses are designed to provide professionals at all levels with innovative, real-world knowledge they can immediately apply at the workplace. Kelley School of Business Executive Education will offer this new curriculum to the public for the first time beginning in September.
Taking place on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, the executive short courses will provide organizational leaders, managers and their teams, and business-minded individuals with the specialized training needed to align goals, strategically plan for the future, and retain and grow talent within an organization.
"These sophisticated and specialized courses allow business leaders in Central Indiana to work directly with employees to retain top talent and make companies more globally competitive," said Ash Soni, executive associate dean of academic programs at the Kelley School of Business at IU Bloomington. "Whether you are a manager looking for increased buy-in from teams, an executive looking to become a more influential leader, or a professional looking to advance your career or secure a job, the short courses offer powerful results."
The open-enrollment courses span more than a dozen modern topics in business, giving participants an immediate return on investment. They include managing cyber risk in the global marketplace, developing effective decision-making skills, mastering the negotiation process, refining communication skills, helping to increase visibility for new products, and developing entrepreneurial and corporate innovation.
Course offerings in 2017 include:
- Effective Communication: Sept. 14
- Project Management Excellence: Sept. 19
- Effective Strategic Business Writing Skills: Sept. 20
- Financial Management: Sept. 21
- The Business of Intellectual Property: Sept. 22
- Cybersecurity 101 for Managers and Directors: Oct. 10
- Value-Driven Pricing: Oct. 12
- Corporate Innovation: The Entrepreneurial Individual in an Organization: Oct. 24
- Framing Business Problems: Efficient Use of Excel: Nov. 7
- White-Collar Crime and Ethical Corporate Cultures: Nov. 9
- The Executive as Negotiator and Communicator: Nov. 14
- The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Nov. 15
- Predictive Analytics: Creating a Forward-Thinking Organizational Culture: Nov. 16
- Design Thinking for Innovation: Dec. 8
Each course will be completed in one day, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 4 p.m. Eastern time. The registration fee is $695 per person, with discounts available for organizations enrolling more than three people in the same program, Kelley School alumni and nonprofit organizations. For more information, contact Kim Ennis, program manager, at 812-855-5182 or firstname.lastname@example.org.