Overview of management development programs being delivered in partnership with Penn State Commonwealth Campuses.

As part of the internationally ranked Penn State Smeal College of Business, Penn State Executive Programs offers award-winning executive education programs that helps leaders develop, improve performance, and drive change. 

OUR VERY BEST FOR YOU:  Powered by the internationally ranked Smeal College of Business, a faculty that ranks among the best in the world for academic excellence, we are uniquely positioned to deliver innovative learning engagements that build your capabilities to succeed.

In many organizations, there is a gap in leadership development at the middle-manager level.  Most companies have successful programs in place at the supervisory level and executive level.  But for medium-sized organizations particularly, there may be a handful of people missing out – Sales Managers, HR Directors, etc.  Make sure you have your leadership pipeline secured from end to end.

Excellence in Management Series

Penn State Executive Programs is equipped to provide regionally delivered two-day programs in managerial leadership. These certificate-track programs are designed to enhance the skills of leaders to sustain strong performance, build talent for the future, and execute against a strategy-driven culture. Programs prepare individuals for promotion through the development of competencies consistent with increased levels of responsibility.

Drawing from Smeal and practitioners from industry, our faculty are experts in executive education and working with companies of all sizes.  Excellence in Management improves the leader’s ability to consistently add value in these key areas:

  • Understanding and implementing business strategy
  • Making financially sound business decisions
  • Leading others to attain critical goals and improve performance
  • Increasing personal effectiveness and use of time and resources
  • Developing a personal management and leadership style
  • Strengthening leadership and team-building abilities
  • Enhancing ability to manage conflict and negotiate positive outcomes

Who Should Attend

Programs are ideal for individuals with key responsibilities for leading a team, project or department. 

Can You Bring This to My Company?

Yes! Penn State Executive Programs can be your partner in establishing an enterprise-wide development initiative.Contact us to build education that is tailored for the unique needs of your business.



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