UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Upcoming Programs

Leadership

  • + Intentional Leadership®
    Dates: May 1-3, 2019
    Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    This program will push you to examine your leadership mindset and analyze how it contributes to — or limits — your leadership effectiveness. You’ll identify areas where shifting your mindset creates opportunities for new results. MORE >>
  • + Leading Strategic Sales Teams
    Dates: March 12-14, 2019
    Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    As a sales team leader, you have the responsibilities of any leader, with the added charge of cultivating new business every day. This program provides the knowledge, skills, and experience to develop your team and reach sales-team goals. MORE >>
  • + Leadership Effectiveness Workshop
    Dates: April 9-11, 2019
    Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    As someone who leads others, you need to ensure successful professional growth and development for yourself and your team. This program is an opportunity to understand and address those needs directly and to develop the skills essential to your ongoing success. MORE >>
  • + Women at Work
    Dates: 2019 Dates To Be Announced
    Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    It’s no secret that women face workplace challenges that their male counterparts do not. Women at Work unites you with other women like yourself–professionals and leaders–to build skills and behaviors, which will enable you to thrive at work. MORE >>
  • + Developing Your Leadership Style (Online)
    Dates: November 15, 2018
    Location: Online
    Decades of leadership research have identified principles and tactics that are best practices. Yet leaders need to leverage this science and use it to develop their own art forms – putting these principles into practice in a way that is authentic and fits their individual styles. MORE >>
  • + Leading & Embracing Organizational Change (Online)
    Dates: November 15, 2018
    Location: Online
    Change can be exciting, optimistic and exhilarating, but it can also be uncomfortable, uncertain, and scary. This interactive online program is devoted to reducing negative feelings and enhancing positive ones. It will equip you with the skills needed to effectively manage the complex journey of change, arm you with a solid road map, and strengthen your ability to apply it with purpose and consideration of your own leadership style and situation. MORE >>

Strategy

  • + Executing Strategy for Competitive Advantage
    Dates: November 27-29, 2018 & May 14-16, 2019
    Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    Implementing organizational strategy is always challenging. This practical program will equip you with the advanced strategic planning and business decision-making skills that will prove invaluable as you reach higher levels of leadership. MORE>>
  • + Corporate & Business Strategy: Managing Scope and Competitive Advantage (Online)
    Dates: November 15, 2018
    Location: Online
    Companies must remain diligent at maintaining their competitive advantage and identify essential frameworks and tools to help them do so. This interactive online program will equip you with the tools necessary to assess the market and competition and the organizational mechanics needed to achieve competitive advantage and drive financial performance. MORE>>
  • + Innovation: Discovery to Application (Online)
    Dates: November 15, 2018
    Location: Online
    As evidenced in many industries: technology, innovation, and competitive advantage are a powerful trio. Yet it is sometimes difficult to bring discipline to the process of innovation, R&D spending, and technology investment. This interactive online program provides a strategic perspective of innovation management for leaders and its impact on the competitive positioning of the firm. MORE >>
  • + Simplifying Complexity for Growth (Online)
    Dates: December 1, 2018
    Location: Online
    The world is becoming increasingly dynamic. Velocity is increasing. Technology is obsolescing faster than ever, and windows of opportunities are opening and closing faster than ever. Uncertainty and ambiguity are also increasing. This interactive online program will help you increase their ability to manage complexity in order to succeed in this ever-changing, interconnected environment. MORE>>
  • + Negotiation & Power: The Art and Science of Persuading Others (Online)
    Dates: December 1, 2018
    Location: Online
    The ability to negotiate is as important a business skill as it has ever been — it can be the difference between a beneficial compromise or a loss. This interactive online program will equip you with the skill set needed to negotiate with confidence and manage relationships effectively. MORE>>

Professional Competencies

  • + Financial Analysis for Non-Financial Managers
    Dates: March 18-20, 2019
    Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    This foundational program teaches skills for making informed and effective financial decisions for your organization. If you manage a budget or oversee profit and loss, but haven’t taken a basic finance course, this program is an essential primer. MORE >>
  • + Putting the Power of Big Data to Work
    Dates: 2019 Dates To Be Announced Soon
    Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    As the use of big data becomes more widespread, making sense of it becomes more important. This program is designed to sharpen your analytical skills and provide you with a deeper understanding of the business implications of big data. MORE >>
  • + Talent Management Institute
    Dates: November 13–16, 2018 & February 25-28, 2019
    Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    One of the most important assets in any organization is its people. Whether you’re a human resource generalist, talent management leader, or leader development specialist, this program will build your talent management capabilities. MORE >>
  • + The Power of Professional Presence
    Dates: April 30-May 2, 2019
    Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
    What we say matters; how we say it, and how we interact with peers, can be even more crucial for effective communication. This program will build your confidence and teach essential skills and behaviors for enhancing your professional presence. MORE >>
  • + Strategic Decision-Making (Online)
    Dates: December 1, 2018
    Location: Online
    An effective leader should be able to analyze multifaceted situations, make informed and responsible decisions, develop a vision, and motivate employees to come along for the ride. This interactive online program will help you develop into a well-rounded and strategic leader who can address complex problems and make individual and group decisions while overcoming biases. MORE>>
  • + Leading with Analytics (Online)
    Dates: November 15, 2018
    Location: Online
    In today's technology-enabled world, organizations collect a wealth of information as part of their business operations. The past decade has seen an explosion in the amount of business data, types, and sources. Organizations today are grappling with data overload while trying to extract valuable information, trends, and patterns from terabytes of data. MORE>>
  • + Marketing for Modern Customers and Markets (Online)
    Dates: December 1, 2018
    Location: Online
    When most companies look at innovation and growth, the first thing they think about it how to develop new products and services. But the most powerful way to think about innovation and growth is to focus on customers first. MORE>>