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Talent Development Partnerships

Focused Development Opportunities for Leaders Throughout Your Organization

Carlson Executive Education is recognized as a leader in the Midwest business community for practical business expertise and inspiring in-course experiences. Through our Talent Development Partnership, you can provide a sustainable and scalable learning and development program for the high-potential employees in your organization. 

Executive Education Participants

Partnership Benefits 


  • A 25% discount on executive education courses 
  • A unique branded discount code 
  • Priority access to Carlson School events and speakers
  • Personalized guidance to match Carlson School development resources to the organization’s business goals


To get partnership benefits for your organization, contact:

Carol Roecklein, Director, Business Development, Open Programs 
612-625-5412 |


"High-growth individuals who embrace new learning make the organization smarter and contribute to its growth, but they can’t do it alone. They need a learning ecosystem."


Mary Zellmer-Bruhn teaching an executive education program with business leaders

Powerful Short Courses

Our catalog of short courses is curated to meet a broad range of essential business and leadership needs. The short course format delivers actionable insights in just 2-5 days, so participants are able to return to their roles refreshed, with new ideas and practices to implement. The participant experience is tailored to meet the needs of professional learners and occurs on-site at the Carlson Executive Center in Minneapolis. By attending these short courses, leaders can:

  • Explore best practices 
  • Engage in peer-to-peer learning
  • Earn Executive Certificates
  • Be exposed to thought leadership
  • Gain new perspectives


Partnership Qualifications 

Organizations do not need to sign a contract to join the partnership program. HR leaders simply need to contact the Carlson Executive Education development team to confirm entry into the program and set up a discount code unique to their organization. To qualify for the renewal of the program and continue receiving partnership benefits, organizations must register for at least 10 seats in Carlson Executive Education short courses per year.

Partnership Benefit Levels

10 Seats • 25% Discount • Pay per Course

Receive 25% off of the listed course registration cost for a minimum of 10 seats. Organizations are billed as participants register throughout the year.

15 Seats • 25% Discount, +1 Free Seat • Pay per Course

At 15 or more seats, organizations receive the 25% discount, plus an additional complimentary seat to any Carlson Executive Education course. Organizations are billed as participants register throughout the year.

20 Seats • Lowest Per Seat Charge • Single Invoice

Receive a bundle of 20 seats for the lowest per seat charge. This provides the best discount on registration costs and simplifies billing. Seats can be claimed throughout the year.

Contact Carol Roecklein