The Certificate in Business Excellence is comprised of five essential business topics critical to successful management that promote continuous growth and innovation for individuals and organizations. The program schedule and location are designed for the busy professional in and around the Washington DC metro area. Sessions are held on Fridays over an 8-week period for conscientious scheduling of work responsibilities and the opportunity to apply learned skills and knowledge between sessions.
Sessions can be taken individually or in culmination toward an earned certificate. Completion of all five sessions is required to earn the certificate.
Dates and Times:
Session 1: March 15, 2019
Session 2: March 29, 2019
Session 3: April 12, 2019
Session 4: April 26, 2019
Session 5: May 10, 2019
Each session will be held from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm ET.
ICPH Conference Center, 3225 Gallows Road, Fairfax, VA 22031
$3750* - all five sessions, certificate awarded
$850* - individual sessions, no certificate awarded
*Preferred pricing available if 3 or more register from same organization.
Price includes: course materials, lunch, beverages, snacks, and parking. CEUs available on request.
Registration Deadline for full program: March 8, 2019
Session 1: Effective Communication - Conveying the message of a leader
Date and Time: March 15, 2019, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Registration Deadline: March 8, 2019
Effective communication is a critical component of being a successful leader. It requires the ability to convey a message in a way that takes root with the audience. Great leaders understand that effective communication requires practice and cultivation.
Discover key components of:
Session 2: Accounting for Managers - Understanding the financial landscape
Date and Time: March 29, 2019, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Registration Deadline: March 22, 2019
An organization’s financial statements and reports tell a story that is critical to making sound business decisions and implementing business strategy. As a leader you must become familiar with the concepts and language of accounting so that you can understand the story and how it impacts the decisions you make.
Session 3: Business Analytics - Leading by the numbers
Date and Time: April 12, 2019, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Registration Deadline: April 5, 2019
Understanding the strengths and capabilities of this growing field is critical to your business strategy and long-term success. This session provides an overview of the major data analytics topics in descriptive, prescriptive and predictive analytics for decision making. Learn which statistical tools and software are most popular and the techniques available for optimal results.
Whether you’re new to business analytics or standing up your first data management center, this program will give you the tools you need to build the right team and culture for a successful strategy.
Session 4: Business Strategy - Learning what it is and how it works
Date and Time: April 26, 2019, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Registration Deadline: April 19, 2019
It’s the most popular word in the business community – but what does strategy really mean? This session will provide an overview of the fundamental concepts of strategic management and how to execute these key elements effectively in your organization. Learn how to align strategy with corporate goals and better identify strategic issues and competitive landscape facing your organization. Come with your current strategy or a clean slate to build one of your own!
Session 5: Executive Leadership - Building and retaining a resilient workforce
Date and Time: May 10, 2019, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Registration Deadline: May 3, 2019
Leadership means different things to different people and often gets associated with higher positions in the organization. But leadership can happen right where you are. This session will provide you with an overview of powerful principles that can be applied to any role, and across any organization or industry. Building strong relationships, communicating the vision, and having the courage to lead in times of uncertainty are all hallmarks of true and effective leadership.
The Certificate in Business Excellence provides an overview of key topics required to enhance business competencies and successfully tackle business challenges. By completing this program you will:
Who Should Attend
No prior business skills or experience is necessary.
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