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Programs For Individuals

Our Programs for Individuals combine powerful business acumen and innovative content to prepare you and your organization for everything that’s happening today — and for the opportunities that await tomorrow. Whether you are an individual contributor or manager of a team, our targeted offerings will give you the skills and perspective you need for long-term career success.

“Simply put, you can no longer assume you know everything you need to perform well in today’s fluid economy. Everything is changing: the job, the industry, the economy itself. If you want to keep up and get ahead, you have to embrace change as well — building new skills, letting go of old assumptions, and mastering the art of lifelong learning.”

Brad Staats Never Stop Learning
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Introduce critical competencies to lay a groundwork of skills and equip yourself for future success within your organization and beyond.



Enhance and hone your competencies to better yourself as a leader, transform how you work, and reach the next level of performance.

Team strategy planning


Strengthen your ability to innovate and respond to change effectively to prepare yourself and your organization for the Future of Work.


Due to current trends with COVID-19, our Spring 2021 residential programs have been cancelled. We plan to resume these offerings in the fall of 2021 with more detailed date information listed below, by program. We also recommend exploring our Virtual Live and Virtual Self-Paced programs (listed above) which have been able to continue uninterrupted.

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"The UNC Executive Development program has been a great program for me both personally and professionally. The Certificate in Leadership and Business Acumen has not only given me a way to stand out among my peers, it has also provided a great foundation of knowledge for me to continue to build my career and leadership ability."

Britt Sholar | Certificate in Leadership and Business Acumen Recipient

Combine three or five UNC Executive Development programs, in-person or online, into a certificate experience that addresses your specific needs.

  • Refine your skills or build expertise in new areas
  • Learn from world-renowned faculty
  • Network with and learn from other participants
  • Position yourself to be more marketable for future opportunities
  • Earn exclusive certification from one of the top business schools in the world
  • Immediately apply new learning to your professional context

To receive a Certificate in Leadership and Business Acumen, attend any three UNC Executive Development Programs for Individuals within a three-year period.

To receive a Certificate of Excellence in Strategic Leadership and General Management, attend any five UNC Executive Development Programs for Individuals within a five-year period.