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Educators say executives can increase workplace value

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Despite signs of what most people view as a recovering economy, more than half of Arizona’s workforce stresses over job security. A recent University of Phoenix survey revealed that 61 percent of working adults worry about losing their jobs in the current economic climate and 20 percent anguish over it at least once a week.… Read More →

Despite Hard Times, Companies Continue To Turn To ASU For Executive Education Offerings

Companies Continue To Turn To ASU - Az Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

You might think companies designate the development of managers and executives as a low priority as they try to weather the storm of a recession. Though it’s true many companies scale back tuition benefits and send fewer people to executive education programs, most business leaders still are keenly aware they need to develop current and… Read More →

University of Arizona Targets Niche Markets For Customized Executive Education

University of Arizona Customized Executive Education - AZ Business Magazine Jul/Aug 2010

The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona has a customized executive education program that targets highly skilled professionals with advanced degrees in the industries of medicine, bioscience and engineering, and who are called upon to lead key divisions within the company. These leaders frequently have had little or no formal training in… Read More →

Global Negotiations: New Executive Certificate Program Coming Online

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With globalization accelerating at an exponential rate, acquiring the knowledge and capability to achieve sustainable business success is paramount. It is important for executives to develop their understanding of cross-cultural negotiation tactics, and discover their power position and power approach for successful business. “Global negotiation courses and cross-cultural communication are the two main focuses for… Read More →

GCU’s Executive Education Programs Focus On Busy Business Leader

By taking academic principles and putting them in real-world scenarios, the Ken Blanchard College of Business at Grand Canyon University (GCU) is helping companies enhance the level at which they are operating. It does this through leadership programs that help busy executives work more collaboratively and with a constant eye on the big picture. “Companies… Read More →

New Program At Thunderbird Aims To Help Students And Employees Succeed Post-Recession

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Lately, the national and international media have been reporting that the economy is recovering. The chatter is that many of the key indicators (other than unemployment) are starting to predict that we may be just a quarter or two from the “light” at the end of the tunnel. That light, however, could be snuffed by… Read More →

During Hard Economic Times, Executive Education Helps Workers Keep Marketable Edge

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It may be hard to believe, but in tumultuous economic times, executive education is somewhat recession proof — at least as far as employees are concerned. People who have lost their jobs have more time to go back to school, while those who are still employed may feel the need to enhance their skills. University… Read More →