Executive Education

KEEP GROWING

A professor in front of a graduate-level class at the University of Akron

The rapid pace of today's business environment means that the best leaders are those who keep growing. UA's College of Business Administration Executive Education Program is designed to help you advance your career and sharpen your skills without having to enroll in a long-term or high commitment degree program.


 UPCOMING SERIES
 

These series, taught by UA's MBA business faculty, each contain three modules, and are open to busy professionals who need specific, manageable, and practical knowledge to improve their work today. No previous college coursework required.
 

Format:

3-part series delivered in live, virtual formats

1 hour 15 mins for each part in the 3-part series (3h 45 mins total)

Convenient lunch-hour time, Noon – 1:15 p.m. ET

Access to online learning management system for up to 30 days after the series for access to additional resources and toolkits
 

Recommended For:

Recently promoted professionals

Emerging executives

Mid-level/mid-career professionals seeking advancement

Professionals seeking a career change

Professionals who simply want to upskill

Each series is $250.

Building Inclusive Work Environments

Topics

  • Climate for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Mitigating Unconscious Bias
  • Inclusive Initiatives and Programs
Meets: Oct. 29, Nov. 2, Nov. 5
Register by: Oct. 28 at 5 p.m.

See pricing for individual modules, and group rates.

Engaging, Motivating, and Leading your Workforce

Topics

  • Understanding Principles and Purposes for Employee Engagement
  • Methods for Employee Motivation
  • Critical Leadership Essentials & Launch Points
Meets: Nov. 4, 9, 11
Register by: Nov. 3 at 5 p.m.

See pricing for individual modules, and group rates.

Improving Effectiveness of Sales Management

Topics

  • Coaching vs Managing
  • Sales Compensation Design & Strategies
  • Motivating & Evaluation of Sales Professionals
Meets: Nov. 12, 17, 19
Register by: Nov. 11 at 5 p.m.

See pricing for individual modules, and group rates.

Multicultural Marketing

Topics

  • Fundamentals of Diversity for Marketing Professionals
  • Subculture Marketing
  • Global Perspectives: Considering Consumer Diversity on an International Level
Meets: Nov. 10, 12, 17
Register by: Nov. 9 at 5 p.m.

See pricing for individual modules, and group rates.

Remote Workforce Management

Topics

  • Coaching Remotely
  • Developing a Virtual Culture of Growth
  • Virtual Feedback and Development
Meets: Dec. 3, 7, 10
Register by: Dec. 2 at 5 p.m.

See pricing for individual modules, and group rates.

Professionals who complete a full series will:

  • Receive Certificate of Series Completion signed by the Dean of the College of Business Administration.
  • Earn an Executive Education Credential on their way to earning even more achievements in various subject and skill areas.
  • Receive VIP treatment and invitations to networking engagements as part of the professional network of the College of Business Administration, its esteemed alumni, advisory boards, faculty, and benefactors.

Contact Us

Please call 330-972-7654 or email leadership@uakron.edu.

 
About the CBA

With over 400 C-level executive alumni in Northeast Ohio, the College of Business of Administration (CBA) at The University of Akron is recognized with the highest levels of accreditation by the global standard for business schools – the AACSB, earning the CBA membership in the top 3% of all business schools worldwide.


Price

Completion of any series earns the participant a “Certificate of Series Completion” signed by the dean of the College of Business Administration and earns 1 Executive Education Credential from the CBA.

  • Series: $250
  • An Individual module* in a 3-part series: $125
  • Office Pass (One-series, up to 20 people): $2,500 - Please call 330-972-7654 or email leadership@uakron.edu.

*individual modules can be purchased without intent to complete Certificate of Series Completion

 
Individual Modules

Building Inclusive Work Environments

Engaging, Motivating, and Leading your Workforce

Improving Effectiveness of Sales Management

Multicultural Marketing

Remote Workforce Management