Calendar of Programs

Finance for Non-Financial Professionals

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
March 25-26, 2019
In today’s fast-paced and rapidly changing business world, every leader – and really, every employee – is responsible for managing the bottom line and driving success. To do that well, you have to clearly understand financial information, how it’s used for organization decision making, and how it can enable your work and results.

Communication and Influence

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
March 28-29, 2019
It’s imperative for organizations and leaders to remain agile and adaptive in a complex, ever-changing world. The most successful leaders possess a set of capabilities that are at once familiar yet more important than they have ever been: Creative Thinking, Adaptability, Emotional Intelligence, Resilience, Courage, Strategic Thinking and Communication & Influence.

Leading with Data Analytics

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
April 1-2, 2019

The volume and importance of business data and analytics are growing at an exponential rate. Today, more organizations are taking advantage of client based software applications with data science methodologies to predict “what may happen” and be prepared for “what might be a good course of action to take,” based on mining business data.

This program will help you better understand how to leverage data analytics to make decisions and enable business success. Additionally, you will gain a basic understanding of three popularly applied approaches to data analysis.

The Adaptive Leader

April 8-10, 2019
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
In today’s rapidly changing business environment, the need to stay relevant is stronger than ever. In this program, you’ll discover strategies to deal with the uncertainty, complexity and increasing competition in the marketplace, while developing skills to lead and think creatively to achieve your goals.

Emotional Intelligence for Today's Leaders

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
April 17, 2019
In a fast-changing world that can also be complex, ambiguous and disruptive, emotional intelligence may be more important than ever. EI is a crucial capability that allows leaders to deeply connect to their teams and organizations, and is one of the fundamental capabilities integral to resilience, learning agility and innovation.

Competing on Customer Experience

April 23-24, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Customers always have an experience when they buy from a company – good, bad, or indifferent. The key is managing the experience well. Leading companies how see the customer experience as a way to create value for the brand and buyers. In this program, you’ll learn practical ideas, tools, and skills to deliver delightful experiences that drive customer loyalty.

Critical Thinking

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
April 29-30, 2019
Critical Thinking is the ability to clearly understand your challenges, ask the right questions, have awareness of your own paradigms, and avoid thinking traps. Critical Thinking skills allow you to draw the correct conclusions quicker and more efficiently while avoiding costly mistakes that can impact the bottom line.

Executive Presence and Communication

May 7-8, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
In this program, you’ll discover approaches for deepening your own self-awareness, improving your ability to communicate, and enhancing your capability to project authenticity and stronger “leadership presence” to lead even more effectively in your organization.

Financial Analysis for Measuring Performance and Decision Making

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
May 20-21, 2019
You’ve gained the fundamental knowledge of key financial concepts and basic accounting principles and you are ready to utilize this financial understanding to measure performance and make pivotal decisions within your organization. This program is the next step in utilizing the skills acquired from the TCU Neeley Executive Education Finance for Non-Financial Professionals program or building on an existing financial analysis background.

Advanced Economic Development Leadership Program

November 4-7, 2019
The program goal: to enhance and expand the skills base of today's economic development professionals. A unique program sponsored by four leading universities–The University of Alabama, Clemson, TCU and Southern Mississippi–all working together to deliver the most dynamic, hands-on training program for economic developers.