Carlson Executive Education
Carlson Executive Education at the Carlson School of Management provides leaders with the essential business knowledge and skills they need to move ahead in their careers and help their organizations thrive and grow.
Alumni Association members now receive a 20% discount on all Carlson Executive Education business programs! This means hundreds of dollars in savings for you. Search Carlson Executive Education's program list.
Now offering Certificate Programs
These new Executive Education programs are specially designed to provide the up-to-date, practical skills and knowledge you need to stay ahead professionally. The courses are taught by our renowned Carlson School faculty and are offered several times a year to allow busy participants to further their knowledge on a schedule and cadence that best suits their individual needs.
Current Certificate Offerings
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Medical Industry Leadership
The medical landscape is changing every day. Keep yourself relevant and sharp on what's going on in this ever changing field.
Advanced Business Communications for Executives: Making Persuasion and Influence Work
Gain deeper insight into the art and science of persuasive communications. This program will give you an understanding of effective executive communications—everything from presenting effectively to top management to communicating successfully with multicultural audiences to leading and creating critical team communications.
February 19-20, 2014 Tuition before discount $2,500
Leading Effective Change
Social networks and their role in the change process are the keys to discovering the underlying dynamics of change. Learn the language, tools, and concepts of change management that will allow you to become an agile, creative, open-minded, effective change leader.
March 24-26, 2014 Tuition before discount $3,000
Finance for Non-Financial Managers
In just three days, you’ll gain a solid grounding in the fundamentals of finance and get hands-on experience analyzing and evaluating financial decisions. You’ll be able to more confidently collaborate with the financial partners inside your organization to increase shareholder value.
April 14-16, 2014 Tuition before discount $3,500
MBA Essentials provides a solid foundation in current business theory and practice. It is intended for professionals who need a broader understanding of basic business concepts or who want to know what it would be like to get a Carlson School MBA.
April 21-May 21, 2014 (Monday and Wednesday evenings) Tuition before discount $4,000