Courses

Carlson Executive Education courses are designed to enhance business acumen and leadership abilities for current and future executives. Participants benefit from the diverse perspectives of their peers and instructors as they explore best practices from across industries. See our full selection of short programs below. To learn more, download a catalog.

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Power and Influence

JUNE 9–12, 2020 | TUE - FRI

This course will be held virtually. 

Learn to use practical tools to become more powerful and influential with coworkers, managers, and partners. 

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This program is valid for 12 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

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Leading Transformational Change

JUNE 9 -11, 2020 | TUE-THU

This course will be held virtually. 

Leading a major change can be the defining point of a career. But according to McKinsey, only 30% of change initiatives succeed, equating to high risk for the individuals and organizations involved. 

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This program is valid for 18 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

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People Analytics: Driving Strategy with Data

| TUE-WED

This course will be held virtually over four live half-day sessions.

Use your people data to inform and solve business problems.

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This program is valid for 12 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

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Creating and Executing Strategy

JUNE 23–25, 2020 | TUE-THU 

This course will be held virtually.

Learn how to develop a sound strategy and foster its implementation throughout your organization.

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This program is valid for 18 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

 

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Women In Leadership: Inspire, Influence, Impact

SEP 16–18, 2020 | WED-FRI 
May 25–27, 2021 | TUE-THU

This course was originally scheduled for May 27-29. 

Learn how to navigate barriers women face in the workplace. Enhance your leadership skills including negotiation, communication, and networking. Hear from outstanding female faculty and business leaders. 

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This program is valid for 19 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

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Design Thinking: Unleash Organizational Potential

| WED-THU

This course was originally scheduled for April 29-30. 

Adopt micro-behaviors that help you and your team access your best ideas, collaborate, and break out of old patterns of thinking. Learn the strategies and process for design thinking from thought leaders, including a session with improv theatre and innovation consultancy, Brave New Workshop.

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This program is valid for 12 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

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Emerging Leaders Bootcamp

Course Dates: Spring 2021, TBA

Prepare tomorrow's leaders today with this targeted and highly impactful program to enhance emerging leaders’ collaboration, communication, and leadership skills. 

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This program is valid for 18 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

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Executive Presence

Those wanting to be perceived as successors for key positions within the leadership ranks must exhibit executive presence—a blend of competencies, temperament, and skills that project a truly authentic executive. 

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Creating High-Performance Teams

Course Dates: Spring 2021, TBA

Drive performance, maintain a highly-effective work culture, and build leadership capabilities to meet future business needs. You’ll gain a systemic view of your organization and the tools and leadership practices to implement best practices for creating a productive climate. 

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Business Analytics for Leaders

| TUE-THU

Learn how machine learning and artificial intelligence can propel insight discovery, informed decision-making, and rapid action. 

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Pricing for Profitable Decision-Making

OCT 20-22, 2020 | TUE - THU

This course was originally scheduled for May 5-7. 

Delve into the psychology of pricing strategies, while considering the perspective of your customer, competition, and company.

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Finance for Non-Financial Managers

Learn critical financial fundamentals to confidently communicate with finance partners and understand how to analyze and evaluate financial decisions. 

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This program is valid for 22 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

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MBA Essentials

Nov 9-13, 2020 | MON-FRI

To effectively partner throughout your organization, you  need to understand the key fundamentals across core business disciplines. Learn how to collaborate more effectively with coworkers and develop better relationships with client, customers, and suppliers. 

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This program is valid for 36 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

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Storytelling for Leaders

Course Dates: TBA

Increase your ability to impact and influence through storytelling.

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Digital Marketing—Strategy, Analytics, and AI

Course Dates: TBA

Increase the ROI of your digital marketing spend by learning the latest in digital search, display, social, and mobile strategies, tactics, and analytics. 

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Inclusive Leadership: Fostering Diversity to Drive Performance 

Course Dates: Spring 2021

Develop self-awareness as a leader and learn how to incorporate diversity into organization strategy. Hear from other leaders successfully instituting cultures of inclusion and develop an action plan for your teams. 

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This program is valid for 13 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

 

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Course Dates: Spring 2021, TBA

Increase your success with planning and executing an M & A deal.  Learn analytical tools and frameworks to help better determine when and how an M&A transaction will maximize shareholder value. 

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Effective Negotiations: Maximizing Results and Resolving Conflict

Learn the art and science of building winning negotiation strategies. Discover expert tricks of the trade and convert that expertise into a competitive advantage.

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This program is valid for 21 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®

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