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    Rice University Executive Education certificate programs are designed
    to build greater performance at work, with immediate results.

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    Participants sharpen their enterprise leadership skills, build financial acumen,
    and gain a deeper understanding of strategy and execution.

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    Manage your bottom line – don’t let it manage you.

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    Building Relationships, Improving Outcomes

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    Upcoming Courses/Events

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      Essentials of Leadership

      March 3-4, 2016

      Highly successful companies have leadership at all levels, and this program will consider the differences between leadership and management. By examining personal style and disposition, participants will identify the areas of their management style that are strengths and will support their transition into greater levels of responsibility and, perhaps more importantly, identify critical development areas that may hinder their future performance.

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      Strategic Decision Making & Critical Reasoning

      April 5-6, 2016

      The best designed process and technical mastery does not necessarily lead to optimal decisions and outcomes, yet career success is often linked to competence in high stakes decision making. After understanding the core elements of individual and group reasoning, participants become more attune to unconscious bias through cases, short role plays, and a personal assessment on the role of emotions.

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      Accelerated Development Program

      Week 1: September 11-16, 2016 & Week 2: October 9-14, 2016

      The Accelerated Development Program provides a unique bridge between current business research and practical, real world skills. To optimize the learning that each participant gains, the program incorporates a variety of activities, including a series of preparatory assignments, full days of class projects, two weekend sessions, evening events, and coaching.

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    About Us

    As global markets converge, successful businesses adapt to meet new challenges. With over 50 programs annually, working executives at all levels have the opportunity for development in a range of disciplines and formats. Choose individual programs for targeted learning, dig deeper through a series of programs leading to a certificate, or join our exclusive Accelerated Development Program (ADP) for strategic leaders. Organizations can elect for customized programming designed against specific outcomes. By cultivating a diverse community of learning and leadership, Rice University Executive Education continues to provide the highest quality experience from world-class faculty. Join us in Houston, Texas as we transform business thought.