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    • March 6, 2019 - March 8, 2019
    • October 15, 2019 - October 17, 2019
    • April 23, 2020 - April 25, 2020

    The Leadership Journey: Developing Yourself and Others

    Discover the framework and tools to understand your personal leadership style and make a significant impact on those around you. You'll leave with a new understanding of high-quality connections and positive leadership that can help others grow, plus a renewed appreciation of your own potential.

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    • March 11, 2019 - March 14, 2019
    • September 16, 2019 - September 19, 2019
    • March 16, 2020 - March 19, 2020

    Food Industry Executive Program

    Taught by both faculty from USC Marshall School of Business and relevant Food Industry "Subject Matter Experts," this innovative program will enhance the participant's business mindset while providing key knowledge and the latest strategic tools. Be inspired and learn to inspire.

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    • March 11, 2019 - March 29, 2019
    • September 11, 2019 - October 2, 2019
    • March 11, 2020 - April 1, 2020

    The Leadership Course Online

    Learn the leadership techniques that deliver new ideas and quick execution for individuals, teams and entire organizations. This online course shows you the broad methods for establishing guidelines, utilizing talents, allocating personnel and assigning roles, as well as building trust while establishing accountability.

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    • March 29, 2019 - March 30, 2019
    • March 27, 2020 - March 28, 2020

    Effectively Negotiating with the Power of Persuasion

    This highly-interactive program immerses you in the foundation to analyze and approach negotiations for optimal results. Half art, half science, negotiation and persuasion are vital skills for your real-world and business success. This course will build your confidence and provide you with skills you can implement immediately.

    Outcome and Objectives:

    • April 6, 2019 - May 18, 2019
    • October 4, 2019 - November 8, 2019
    • April 4, 2020 - May 16, 2020

    Management Development Program: Business Essentials for Managers

    If you are responsible for managing or motivating a team, this six-day course offers a look at fundamental management development to help you maximize your organization's bottom-line results.  In a collaborative learning environment, each session, taught by a different USC Marshall Professor, will help you build the skills necessary to deliver higher levels of performance. You will finish this program with a team presentation combining all the new skills you have learned. 

    Outcome and Objectives:

    • April 8, 2019 - April 26, 2019
    • October 8, 2019 - October 29, 2019
    • April 7, 2020 - April 28, 2020

    Understanding Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers Online

    Do you consider yourself a “non-finance” manager and feel overwhelmed in many meetings? This online program was designed to be an invaluable resource taught in a practical format to expand your knowledge and confidence.  Learn to use financial data to understand cash management, banking, planning, budgets, profitability, solvency and liquidity, explore the sources and costs of capital and the factors of investment decisions, and learn valuation principles and their impact on the value drivers of the firm.

    Topics and Sessions:

    • April 24, 2019 - April 25, 2019
    • October 3, 2019 - October 4, 2019

    Design Thinking for Strategic Innovation

    Nurture your inner creative potential and rethink how you approach work challenges with this two-day Design Thinking for Strategic Innovation program. Learn to understand tools and techniques to create new market opportunities by changing value propositions and business models, as well as to assess the economic impact of different business model choices. You will learn how firms engage in strategic and business model innovation to develop game-changing strategies that disrupt industries, create new market opportunities, and break away from your competition.

    • April 26, 2019 - April 27, 2019
    • September 27, 2019 - September 28, 2019
    • January 31, 2020 - February 1, 2020

    Diversity and Inclusion for Success

    Learn how to foster diversity and inclusion to increase innovation and collaboration.  This program goes beyond the usual research to have each participant examine how deep rooted human unconscious biases impact organizational and social cultures in potentially unintended ways. You will explore practical ways individuals, teams and organizations can make conscious decisions to affect impactful change.  Come prepared to explore your personal opportunities to transform. 

    Topics and Sessions:

    • May 2, 2019 - May 3, 2019
    • November 15, 2019 - November 16, 2019
    • May 7, 2020 - May 8, 2020

    Power and Influence: Take Your Leadership to the Next Level

    This program is for executives who want to make things happen but need to master the subtle nuances of power and influence. Learn to maximize personal effectiveness, unearth your implicit biases about power and influence, and build up the skills of those around you. Let us take your leadership to the next level.

    Topics and Sessions:

    • May 8, 2019 - May 9, 2019
    • November 12, 2019 - November 13, 2019

    Performance Management Leadership

    Become the leader that attracts and retains the talent to take your company to the next level. This two-day program introduces participants to the rationale and research for changes in performance management and the emerging seven core practices business leaders are taking to create a culture that delivers high-impact performance. You will learn a set of practical, easy-to-learn and use tools to maximize engagement, and the daily performance of others.

    • May 13, 2019 - May 31, 2019
    • November 13, 2019 - December 4, 2019
    • May 13, 2020 - June 3, 2020

    Effectively Negotiating with the Power of Persuasion Online

    This highly-interactive online course immerses you in the foundation to analyze and approach negotiations for optimal results. Half art, half science, negotiation and persuasion are vital skills for your real-world and business success. This course will build your confidence and provide you with skills you can implement immediately.

    Outcome and Objectives:

    • February 6, 2019 - February 7, 2019
    • May 22, 2019 - May 23, 2019
    • August 16, 2019 - August 17, 2019
    • February 5, 2020 - February 6, 2020
    • May 19, 2020 - May 20, 2020

    Leadership Development for Building High Performing Teams

    If you are responsible for leading and engaging teams you know you must drive and manage both performance and results. In our Leadership Development for Building High Performing Teams program you will explore the complexities of internal and external team dynamics and discover how you can elevate your personal performance as a team player and team leader.

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