TU Offers Mini-MBA Program

Kelsy Lorin Taylor
Web Editor and Feature Writer

The University of Tulsa’s Center for Executive and Professional Development will be offering a Mini- program that will begin Feb. 6.

This innovative program will bring an understanding of key issues that face businesses each day to students.

Students will have the opportunity to learn a number of valuable skills to excel in business or to carry with them to a variety of other fields.

The Bottom Line and Language of Business will be the first session of the program held Feb. 6. The bottom line will be defined and students will learn how to buy, grow and make money in a company.

Financial Statements: Painting a Business by Numbers will be held Feb. 8. Students will learn about financial statements and the knowledge that they bring.

Creating a Successful Strategic Plan will engage students Feb. 15. Both public and private sector strategies will be discussed during this session.

Strategy and the Quest for Competitive Advantage, Feb. 22, will explain how strategy improves a company’s financial performance by gaining competitive edge among rivals. A number of companies will be examined that have excelled in competitive advantage.

Managing Organizational Change will describe the ever-changing environments that are currently in businesses March 1. Students will learn how to create urgency for change, analyze and overcome resistance as well as methods for communication of the need for change.

The March 8 session is entitled Employment Law- What Every Manager Needs to know. Students will have the opportunity to review the most prevalent legal topics through interactions in recruiting, interviewing and hiring.

The Managing Innovation and Technology session, March 15, will reveal surprising methods for success in the business place. Topics will include marketplace convergence, upheaval, disruptive and sustaining technologies as well as how to identify market enemies.

Held March 22, the Managing for Top Performance session will discuss the ways to build relationships with employees. A Performance Management Model will also be overviewed.

The Language of Contracts session, March 29, will explain contract terminology to students through interpretation and enforceability.

April 5, Risk and Rewards of Global Business will teach students how to identify realistic opportunities in business. Risks and rewards of global business will be noted throughout this session.

Managerial Decision-Making: The Human Factor session will identify real-world examples of poor decisions and how to avoid them. This session will take place April 12.

The April 19 session, Building (and Keeping) Customer Relationships will show students the values of customer relationship management. Issues of forming and growing partnerships will be reviewed.

The Effective Leadership and Communication session, April 26, will examine the most well known and respected leadership individuals. Students will learn how to become a leader that provides support and positive feedback. Sharing over authority will also be emphasized during the session.

The May 3 interactive session entitled Ethics at Work will analyze different ethical styles. Students will have the opportunity to learn their own ethical style.

The final session, Dialogue with a will feature Keith Bailey, former Williams Co. , who will share what C-Level leaders want and expect from employers and leadership teams.

Fees of the program will be $1,895. Those who register before Jan. 25 will have the reduced fee of $1,695 and groups of four or more will be $1,395.

For course details and registration options, visit MBA. For additional information, call (918) 631-2215.

Updated 01-23-2010

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