Leadership & Strategy

Sharpen your leadership expertise to better analyze your environment, set direction, improve performance, innovate, and drive change. For more than 60 years, we have been developing leaders who can interpret the environment, seek out new opportunities, rally those around them, and reflect the DNA of the organization.

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Leadership & Strategy

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Sharpen your leadership expertise to better analyze your environment, set direction, improve performance, innovate, and drive change.

For more than 60 years, we have been developing leaders who can interpret the environment, seek out new opportunities, rally those around them, and reflect the DNA of the organization.

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Earn a Certificate

We offer short courses in Leadership & Strategy topics that track into two Professional Certificates in Strategy and Organizational Performance.

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Short Courses

These 3-day transformational learning experiences are held throughout the year on Penn State’s University Park campus or can be brought to your location.

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Strategic Leadership

Prepare to lead transformational change in your organization. Develop the perspective to assess your competitive environment and opportunities, develop strategy and turn it into action, build your team and improve communication.

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3-day Short Course

Fees$4,150
$4,825 w/ lodging + meals

Start Sep 17, 2019

End Sep 19, 2019

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Leveraging Unique NFL Work Competencies: A Penn State & NAPSA Intensive Training Program

Leveraging Unique NFL Work Competencies: A Penn State & NAPSA Intensive Training Program™ provides an accelerated transition to gainful employment and career occupations. This new and innovative 3-month foundational program (with 3 days of in-residence engagement at Penn State, University Park) is based on the National Athletic and Professional Success Academy (NAPSA) High Impact Performance (HIP) Curriculum™. Sessions reveal and develop the competencies (skills and knowledge) to help participants excel in professional business environments.

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3-day Short Course

Fees$4,950
$5,900 w/ lodging + meals

Start Sep 30, 2019

End Oct 02, 2019

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Leading in Complex Organizations

Develop an integrated approach to strategy implementation and performance management. Build strategic thinking abilities, decision-making acumen, personal leadership qualities, and influencing skills. Maximize management systems to drive organizational performance and growth.

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3-day Short Course

Fees$4,150
$4,825 w/ lodging + meals

Start Oct 29, 2019

End Oct 31, 2019

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Communication Strategy for Leaders

Today’s workplace offers a complex variety of modes through which leaders communicate critical concepts, ideas, and strategic messages. This program will help you explore effective strategies for communicating strategic vision up, down, and across the organization, with particular focus on leading across generations.

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2-day Short Course

Fees$2,750
$3,200 w/ lodging + meals

Start Nov 13, 2019

End Nov 14, 2019

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Finance for Strategic Decision Making

Build your own "financial toolbox" with essential financial analysis tools, sources of financial data, and evaluative processes that can be applied to your specific needs. Learn how your financial decisions affect the performance of your unit and profitability of your organization.

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3-day Short Course

Fees$4,150
$4,825 w/ lodging + meals

Start Dec 11, 2019

End Dec 13, 2019

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Portfolio: Leadership & Strategy

Strategic Leadership

Prepare to lead transformational change in your organization. Develop the perspective to assess your competitive environment and opportunities, develop strategy and turn it into action, build your team and improve communication.

Learn More

3-day Short Course

Fees$4,150
$4,825 w/ lodging + meals

Start Apr 21, 2020

End Apr 23, 2020

Register - Starts Sep 11, 2018 Save my Seat

Portfolio: Leadership & Strategy

Finance for Strategic Decision Making

Build your own "financial toolbox" with essential financial analysis tools, sources of financial data, and evaluative processes that can be applied to your specific needs. Learn how your financial decisions affect the performance of your unit and profitability of your organization.

Learn More

3-day Short Course

Fees$4,150
$4,825 w/ lodging + meals

Start May 04, 2020

End May 06, 2020

Register - Starts Sep 11, 2018 Save my Seat

Portfolio: Leadership & Strategy

Leading in Complex Organizations

Develop an integrated approach to strategy implementation and performance management. Build strategic thinking abilities, decision-making acumen, personal leadership qualities, and influencing skills. Maximize management systems to drive organizational performance and growth.

Learn More

3-day Short Course

Fees$4,150
$4,825 w/ lodging + meals

Start May 12, 2020

End May 14, 2020

Register - Starts Sep 11, 2018 Save my Seat
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Our Faculty Directors

Expert executive faculty who have led significant change within the private and public sectors will provide models and frameworks to help you transform vision into an action plan for results.