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Custom Executive Education Programs
Amid the “great resignation” and a war for talent, how do you overturn turnover? Though much has changed at work, investing in your employees remains the best way to ensure workers feel valued and challenged to take on the big problems.
As Colorado’s top school of business, Leeds is a trusted partner in creating rigorous programs that prepare employees for the challenges of leadership. Leeds designs and delivers customized programs, both onsite and online, for organizations around the world, to address specific pain points and help companies and their employees master new competencies and develop the perspectives needed to lead the business into the future. We emphasize hands-on lessons that ensure your employees are confident applying their new skills to your immediate challenges.
Leeds is consistently ranked among the best public business schools in the United States. By partnering with us, you get access to seasoned instructors and trusted insights, delivered to maximize convenience to your employees and value to your organization.
Entrepreneurial thinking is baked into Leeds’ culture, which helps us quickly design programs that address areas of unmet need in business. Our instructors have designed and delivered programs in climate action, DEI, entrepreneurship and social responsibility.
There’s so much more to executive education the curriculum. Our instructors have decades of leadership and teaching experience. Their willingness to share cutting-edge insights, strong networks and other resources with your employees ensures they get perspective and confidence they won’t find elsewhere.
We’ve created programs for firms, founders, foundations and the Fortune 500. Whether you seek a high-touch, in-person experience or an immersive online delivery—or a combination of the two—Leeds has the flexibility and expertise to give you exactly what you need.
Example: Weizmann Institute of Science
Scientists and researchers do cutting-edge work that leads to important discoveries. But oftentimes, they fail to appreciate the business applications of those breakthroughs. Leadership at Weizmann engaged Leeds to run a multiday entrepreneurship program for technical professionals that focused on opportunity evaluation, strategy, differentiation and customer development. “We were inspired to fly with our imagination to higher grounds and realize that if we have a good idea and the ambition to make a difference, it is possible,” one participant said. Read more.
Who it’s for
⪢ Professionals seeking advancement. Not only will you learn new ideas about what it means to inspire, you’ll build a network of ambitious peers who will push you to be a better leader.
⪢ Career changers. These short, discipline-intensive programs are the perfect launchpad for getting a head start on a new chapter in your professional journey.
⪢ Future-oriented organizations. Our faculty can design customized programs that meet your needs and help your employees feel valued amid resignations.
Executive Education Programs
Our faculty have designed programs for organizations in Colorado and beyond that have helped employees grapple with complex problems in areas of unmet need at work. Some representative programs developed for partner companies include:
Developed to help a partner organization create an inclusive culture and move from insights into specific actions.
Created to teach employees how to recognize and evaluate opportunities and discoveries from a commercial perspective, including group presentations and competitions.
A highly tailored edition of an existing program, this offering went beyond disclosure requirements and strategy to emphasize business model transformation and more.
A thorough exploration of intermediate and advanced leadership concepts, including team building, ethics and values, and crisis and change. Also included completion of a field leader reaction course.
Many professionasl outside of finance still must be able to speak the language of finance. We have developed courses for project engineers to learn the basics of finance and how to calculate the value of their projects when trying to fund new projects.