Executive Education Programs 2017

  • Jones College Executive Education Center, Miller Education Center, 503 Bell St., Murfreesboro
  • Information: Kim Sokoya | (615) 898-2352 

Flex Six Sigma

  • Four days, 1–5 pm: Sept. 14 & 28, Oct. 12 & 26 (16 hours contact time plus online assignments) 
  • $1,500 

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Business Analytics & Decision Analysis: Analyzing & Supporting Decisions with Data

  • Oct. 13 
  • $375 

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Leading with Credibility (pdf)

  • Sept. 29, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • $375

The best leaders make extraordinary things happen. They forge consensus and must have credibility. Leaders must first look inward in order to lead outward. In this interactive, practical workshop grounded in the best-selling book, The Leadership Challenge®, participants explore what people look for and want in leaders and how to build credibility through values clarification. Participants gain tools and strategies for building teams that share cooperative goals and purpose. Participants will identify specific steps to strengthen their leadership credibility and heighten workplace engagement. They will leave with personal and workplace values statements plus a clear leadership philosophy.

  • Training meets you where you are in your leadership journey and takes you to the next level.
  • Relationship and personal development focused
  • Based on more than 30 years of business research
  • Practical tools that can be integrated into one’s daily life
  • Great for a new leader, a leader who has been leading for a while, or a leader feeling in a rut or bored
  • Don’t have to have a position or title to lead and influence others

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Leading through Innovation (pdf)

  • Nov. 3, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • $375

The best leaders embrace the future and help others see and share a vision for that future. Even if you do not have a position or title expressly responsible for innovation, you have influence and play a role in how innovative your team or organization will be. This session focuses on what you can do to be innovative and empower those you lead or influence to be more innovative. This interactive, practical workshop focuses on inspiring a shared vision and challenging the process. Participants learn how to improve their capacity to imagine possibilities, shape a vision, and effectively communicate through storytelling. We will explore tools and strategies for finding common ground, outsighting, and facilitating change. Participants will leave with an array of strategies and tools to strengthen how they influence innovation creation in their workplace.

  • Don’t have to have a position or title to lead and influence others –   today we are all expected to be innovative
  • Relationship and personal development focused
  • Based on more than 30 years of business research
  • Practical tools that can be integrated into one’s work routines to improve innovation practices
  • Great for a new leader, a leader who has been leading for a while, or a leader feeling in a rut or bored

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Leading with Others (pdf)

  • Feb. 9, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • $375

Participants in this interactive, practical workshop will learn how to create a climate of trust and develop relationships built on cooperative goals. The result is that those you lead are empowered to perform at their best. Key to developing relationships of mutual respect is effective communication. We will explore ways to receive and give feedback more effectively, the power of asking questions, and ways to improve our listening. Participants will also explore how they can influence others.

  • The Role of Trust 
  • Feedback – how to receive (within your control)
  • Stress – challenge a paradigm
  • Influence without Authority – personal assessment
  • Enabling Others to Act – identifying strategies
  • Power of Asking Questions
  • Listening Skills – strategies for improving
  • Encouraging the Heart

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