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Leadership and Strategy

Penn State Executive Programs is dedicated to helping leaders acquire an integrated approach to leading strategy formulation, implementation, and organizational performance. Complete any three programs below and earn a Leadership Certificate in Strategy and Organizational Performance.

Strategic Leadership

September 13-15, 2016 and March 21-23, 2017
Provides senior leaders with the strategic and leadership perspective to lead transformational change within the organization. Learn how to assess your competitive environment, determine opportunity, and enhance organizational capability to innovate and impact performance

Winning with Rapid Value Chain Innovation - NEW

October 11-13, 2016 and April 18-20, 2017
Learn how to build cross-functional teams capable of developing and executing operational projects that produce measurable improvements on end-to-end process challenges in short time windows.

Leading in Complex Organizations

October 25-27, 2016 and April 18-20, 2017
Provides a highly integrated approach to strategy implementation, financial, and performance management. Leaders build personal leadership, decision-making, and influence skills while leveraging management systems to improve strategy execution and overall  performance of your business unit.

Women's Leadership Series: Increasing Your Power and Influence

December 6-8, 2016
Provides a framework for intelligently and systematically analyzing the sources of influence and power in an organization. Increase your leadership effectiveness through persuasion techniques and responsibly leveraging power to motivate others and impact performance.

Finance for Strategic Decision Making

December 12-14, 2016 and April 24-26, 2017
Learn how operational decisions impact the financial performance and profitability of the enterprise.  Leverage financial tools to evaluate strategic options and integrate critical information into key decisions that affect the performance of your organization.

Women's Leadership Series: Negotiation Strategies

June 14-16, 2017
Negotiations are part of everyday interactions. This program increases personal effectiveness by building core negotiation skills. Content focuses on the theory, art, and practice of negotiation in a variety of settings.