Short Programs

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Short Programs Overview

Vanderbilt Executive Education offers proven and practical programs to help you develop and strengthen critical business skills without the commitment of earning a degree. Become a more effective leader, broaden a skillset, or learn to think strategically. 

We offer a schedule of short programs throughout the year for open enrollment by individuals or groups. If you are interested in a short program for your team, department, or other group within your organization, please contact Cheryl Bates to discuss your needs.

If you have questions, please contact Cheryl Bates.

Which Short Program is Right for You?

Which area of leadership would you like to focus on?

The following course may fit your needs.

Which strategic area would you like to focus on?

The following course may fit your needs.

What type of skills do you want to build?

Based on your career interests, the following courses may fit your needs.

Based on your career interests, the following courses may fit your needs.

Based on your career interests, the following course may fit your needs.

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Spring/Summer 2023

Leadership
Improve your management communication speaking skills, no matter the managerial or executive situation, through this unique 2-day program. Through analysis of your personal speech style strengths and weaknesses, you will leave this course with confidence knowing how to achieve your communication goals.

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Feb 2-Feb 3
$2295
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Leadership
By the end of this highly interactive, three-day program, conducted by one of the nation’s leading business experts on executive leadership, you’ll be equipped to lead more effectively and achieve your professional and organizational goals.

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Feb 22-Feb 24
$3395
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Strategy and Innovation
In this program, you’ll learn an analytic framework to help think more clearly about any negotiation you face and get feedback to help you become a better negotiator. Through a variety of exercises—starting with simple simulations that become increasingly complex—you will be able to immediately see the effects of different negotiation strategies for different scenarios.

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Mar 21-Mar 22
$2,295
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Leadership
This program will provide you with the foundational knowledge you need to understand the numbers and speak the language of business. Through a series of discussions, exercises, and case studies, you’ll discover the meaning in the numbers and learn how to use your company’s financial data to build effective strategies for managing your company's financial resources.

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Apr 12-Apr 14
$3395
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Sometimes the next step forward isn't clear. Get crystal clear on the best leadership tactics. The insights you gain from Five Practices of an Impactful Leader will propel you to the next phase of your leadership journey and beyond.

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Apr 18-Apr 19
$2295
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