The Building Competitive Advantage Series

A Non-degree Certificate Series Designed to Give You a Professional Edge


Designed to fit into your busy life, these new Building Competitive Advantage programs will accelerate your skills quickly. USC Marshall has designed this non-degree certificate series to give you the professional edge, vision, and innovation to fast-track your career and help you grow your business. 

Designed to improve your ability and agility in an increasingly changing and complex environment, you can take one program or take all four. (Series discount available.*)

Exec Ed Design Thinking

Design Thinking for Strategic Innovation

Nurture your inner creative potential and rethink how you approach work challenges. Accelerate applied creativity, prototyping, and drive innovation for financial impact with design thinking.

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Exec Ed Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion for Success

Learn how to foster diversity and inclusion to increase innovation and collaboration. An organization's culture impacts success.

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Exec Ed Performance Management

Performance Management Leadership

Become the leader that attracts and retains the talent to take your company to the next level with performance management. Learn to create a work environment that performs.

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Exec Ed Digital Insights

Digital Insights for Strategic Decision-making

Digital transformation is really about how you make decisions for your business. Develop your ability to leverage data while learning to understand the advantages and limitations of analytics and digital insights.

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*Participants who register for multiple courses within this series will benefit from a progressive discount policy:

  • 20% discount for the second class 
  • 25% discount for the third class 
  • 30% discount for the fourth class