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    • September 18, 2017 - September 21, 2017
    • March 12, 2018 - March 15, 2018

    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.

    • October 7, 2017 - November 18, 2017

    Management Development Program: Business Essentials for Managers

    This program equips high-potentials and senior managers with the business knowledge and leadership skills needed to succeed in management. Explore knowledge and tangible strategies across all business areas and return to your workplace strengthened to continue your advancement as a leader and decision-maker. Building the foundation for success requires the mastering of business essentials and acumen.

    • October 9, 2017 - October 10, 2017
    • April 16, 2018 - April 17, 2018

    Power and Influence: Take Your Leadership to Next Level

    This 2-day program, Power and Influence: Take Your Leadership to the Next Level, focuses on the ways in which power and influence dynamics can both serve and hinder leaders. The course goes beyond merely discussing theories and is designed to be intellectually stimulating as well as experientially engaging. You will gain new insights, skills, and capacities, enabling you to navigate power and influence dynamics more effectively while building up the skills and abilities of those around you.

    • October 18, 2017 - November 8, 2017
    • April 18, 2018 - May 9, 2018

    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.

    • November 7, 2017 - November 9, 2017

    Understanding Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

    Experienced managers, who do not have financial backgrounds but want to expand their knowledge of finance and financial measures of performance, will want to participate in this intense three-day course.

    • November 14, 2017 - November 15, 2017
    • May 22, 2018 - May 23, 2018

    Effectively Negotiating with the Power of Persuasion

    Achieve greater deal-making success. Learn to craft deals that create maximum value for all parties. Understand how to manage the tension between creating value jointly while claiming value individually. You will leave the program with strategies and techniques that will maximize your ability to add value to every negotiations encounter.

    • January 17, 2018 - January 19, 2018
    • May 15, 2018 - May 17, 2018

    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 will learn how to keep your employees motivated, how best to communicate, influence and persuade, how to build an adaptive team and organization, and how to avoid decision traps that occur when fundamental shifts are unfolding in your organization. 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.

    • January 24, 2018 - February 14, 2018

    Understanding Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers Online

    Understanding Finance and Accounting will equip non-financial managers with the financial knowledge necessary to communicate more effectively with financial managers, analyze financial statements and understand how they relate, interpret a company's 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. Participants will gain both competence and confidence in their interactions with financial colleagues and senior executives.

    • January 24, 2018 - February 14, 2018

    Strategic Analysis for Competitive Advantage Online

    Strategic Analysis for Competitive Advantage online is the art and the science of formulating, defining, implementing and evaluating policies and decisions that will assist an organization in achieving its goals and objectives. It is an ongoing process that assesses and evaluates the business and industry in which the organization operates. Rapidly changing environments create opportunities for growth, but also pose challenges that firms must be prepared to overcome. 

    • August 2, 2017 - August 23, 2017
    • February 7, 2018 - February 28, 2018

    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. USC Marshall School of Business, MBA professor Peter Kim, facilitates group exercises that illustrate the principles, techniques, strategies and countermeasures you need to achieve planned objectives. Half art, half science, negotiation and persuasion are vital skills for real-world and business success. This course will build your confidence and provide you with skills you can implement immediately.

    • February 7, 2018 - March 14, 2018

    Strategic Marketing Online

    The Strategic Marketing online program will show you how to analyze market opportunities and effectively position your new or existing concepts, services, and products in viable markets for success. This program will help you understand the essential areas of marketing management and how these areas can be applied in the ever changing-economic sectors. During this course, you will build an Integrated Strategic Marketing Plan and walk away with a clear understanding of marketing concepts.

    • February 27, 2018 - February 28, 2018

    Leadership Development for Building High Performing Teams

    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. This program delivers proven knowledge, tools and methodologies you can apply immediately to the complex team challenges you face daily. Business organizations are dynamic entities that rely on effective teams to enhance company performance and execution. In order for these high performing teams to function at optimal levels, quality leaders must drive and manage the performance of the team.