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Executives: Add TCU Expertise to Your Resume

TCU Neeley Executive Education announces new programs in adaptive leadership and supply chain to help you leverage your skills and develop new strategies for greater success for you and your organization.   

September 01,  2015

By Elaine Cole

The learning opportunities at TCU Neeley Executive Education at the Tandy Center are exceptional. Our faculty members provide the highest level of expertise. Leading-edge research and forward thinking are givens, as is our experience in developing strategic and agile leaders who are prepared for whatever the future holds.

TCU Neeley Executive Education is introducing two new programs for fall 2015, the Adaptive Leader Certificate and the Supply Chain Innovation Incubator.

The Adaptive Leader Certificate is a 10-week program on Tuesday nights, led by Dr. Abbie Shipp and Jim Roach, executive director of TCU Neeley Executive Education.

  • Classes take place September 15–November 17, 6-9 p.m.
  • In addition to classes, you will have one-on-one mentoring time with one of your professors.
  • Learn more here: http://neeley.tcu.edu/Adaptive_Leader/

Supply Chain Innovation Incubator is a four-day program led by Dr. Morgan Swink and Dr. Mary Uhl-Bien.

  • Classes take place October 12-15, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Each afternoon, you will work in an incubator workshop focusing on problems specific to your organization.
  • Learn more here: http://neeley.tcu.edu/Innovate

Professional Land Management Program continues to grow in popularity, taking place on Fridays from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

 In other news, TCU Neeley Executive Education completed a four-day Institute for Independent School Leadership for 19 leaders from Fort Worth Country Day and Trinity Valley schools, led by Dr. Greg Stephens and taught by several Neeley School professors. Participants gained new knowledge, built key skills and competencies, and developed foundational relationships that will enable them to positively impact the behaviors of those they lead. Throughout the fall, we will be following up with six monthly 90-min classes to reinforce learning.

An August 28, TCU Neeley Executive Education launched the first cohort of the Cook Children’s Advancing Health Care Leadership Program. Cook Children’s pediatric physicians will meet monthly on Saturdays through April 2016 to enhance their business/financial acumen and leadership skills. Faculty directors are Dr. Morgan Swink and Dr. Mary Uhl-Bien, partnering with Dr. Mike Williams, president of UNTHSC, Dr. Michael Shabot, chief medical officer for Memorial Hermann in Houston, and Dr. Keith Argenbright, president of Moncrief Cancer Center and associate professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Through a $2.5 million HRSA federal grant, TCU Neeley Executive Education is developing a Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Project with UNTHSC, JPS and TCU’s Harris College of Nursing. This unique collaboration is among initiatives in 29 states – and the only one in Texas – selected for funding from the Department of Health and Human Services to improve health care for older adults.

For more information on all the programs offered through TCU Neeley Executive Education, visit http://www.neeley.tcu.edu/ExecutiveEducation.