Earning a Certificate might be closer than you think

Whether you have already taken a few classes with us, or are still considering Texas Executive Education for the first time, earning a Certificate may be a lot closer than you think.  We have recently changed some of our certification requirements, and made it easier to apply a wider variety of courses towards a larger number of Certificates.

Let’s start by looking at the various Certificates offered by Texas Executive Education and the requirements for each, highlighting some of the recent changes:

 

Managerial Leadership Certificate (MLC)

The Managerial Leadership Certificate (MLC) provides you with the management and leadership skills to remain competitive in your field.  This certificate contains a diverse selection of classes that you can choose from to tailor your experience based on your interests and your professional goals.

Requirements:

  • 6 credits (Please note that our two-day and three-day classes each count for 1 credit, and our five-day classes each count for 2 credits)
  • Classes may be taken in any order, and you have three years to complete the requirements
  • All two- through five-day courses offered by Texas Executive Education may be used to fulfill the requirements of this certificate – you can customize it to best fit your needs.  If you have already taken a class or two with us, you may already be well on your way to this Certificate!

Executive Leadership Certificate (ELC)

The Executive Leadership Certificate is an advanced certificate to be completed after finishing your Managerial Leadership Certificate, Marketing Certificate, Supply Chain Management Certificate or Strategic Decision and Risk Management Certificate.  

Master the art of exceptional leadership through this advanced-level credential, which builds on your previous certificate and allows you to incorporate a broader or more in-depth body of knowledge.

Requirements:

  • 12 total credits (6 additional credits beyond your prior certificate) are required to complete the certificate
  • Classes may be taken in any order, and you have three years to complete the requirements
  • All two- through five-day courses offered by Texas Executive Education may be used to fulfill the requirements of this certificate, giving you tremendous freedom in how you design your curriculum.  Not sure what to take?  Give us a call, and we’d be happy to help lay out a Certificate that fits your needs.

Energy Certificate (EC)

Our Energy Certificate program offers an in-depth look at the economics, strategy, business valuation and finance that is specific to the energy industry. It offers managers and executives a unique opportunity to improve their business acumen in an environment focused specifically on the complexities of the energy field.

Requirements:

  • 3 credits (Please note that each one-day Energy class counts for ½ credit, so you will need to take a total of 6 of the 8 available Energy classes)
  • Classes may be take in any order, and you have three years to complete the requirements

Marketing Certificate (MC)

The Marketing Certificate program is designed to advance your understanding of marketing theory and practices, strategic planning and management, and market research. Stay competitive with flexible classes that expand your knowledge and understanding of marketing as it fits with business performance as a whole.

Requirements:

  • 5 credits (Please note that our two-day and three-day classes each count for 1 credit, and our five-day classes each count for 2 credits)
  • Participants must take a minimum of 3 of the 4 available Core classes, as well as any 2 additional Elective credits from the catalog
  • Classes may be taken in any order, and you have three years to complete the requirements
  • We have recently opened up the Electives for this certificate to include all of our two- through five-day courses, so you have even more flexibility in fulfilling the requirements.  You may already be well on your way to earning this Certificate

Core Courses – participants must take 3 of the following 4 classes:

  • Product Marketing for Technical Professionals
  • Mastering Marketing Mix Design
  • New Product Marketing
  • Strategic Pricing: An Analytic Approach to Maximizing Profits

Supply Chain Management Certificate (SCMC)

The Supply Chain Management Certificate program provides you with the tools and ideas required to effectively shape and define the various components of value creation. Dive into the process and strategies behind acquiring, producing and delivering goods and services, both domestically and globally.

Requirements

  • 6 credits (Please note that our two-day and three-day classes each count for 1 credit, and our five-day classes each count for 2 credits)
  • You must take all 3 of the Core classes, as well as any 3 additional Elective credits from the catalog
  • Classes may be taken in any order, and you have three years to complete the requirements
  • All two- through five-day courses in this brochure may be used to fulfill the Elective requirements of this certificate.  This is also a recent change, giving you even more choice in designing your specific curriculum

Core Classes (all required):

  • Supply Chain Procurement and Sourcing
  • Supply Chain Risk
  • Supply Chain Sales and Operations Planning and Logistics

Strategic Decision and Risk Management Certificate

Successful decision-making processes are not intuitive. In order to make great, or even good, decisions under pressure, you need a structured framework. You must clarify the problem that needs to be solved, explore the available options, understand the impact of your decision, and commit to your choice with confidence. 

Overall Requirements:

  • 6 credits (Please note that our two-day and three-day classes each count for 1 credit, and our five-day classes each count for 2 credits)
  • You must take the required Achieving Strategic Decision Quality class,  a minimum of 3 of the 7 available Core classes, and any 2 additional Elective credits that we offer
  • Classes may be taken in any order, and you have three years to complete the requirements
  • All one through five-day courses in this brochure may be used to fulfill the Elective requirements of this certificate.  Again, this requirement has recently been modified to give you even more flexibility and customization in designing your certificate.

Required Class:

  • Achieving Strategic Decision Quality

Core Classes (Select at least 3 of 7):

  • Decision Analysis and Value of Information
  • Biases in Decision-Making
  • Negotiation and Collaborative Decision-Making
  • Leading Strategic Decision-Making
  • Modeling for Strategic Insight
  • Scenarios and Effective Forecasting
  • Strategic Innovation and Design Thinking

Regardless of your industry, functional area, organization, or level, Texas Executive Education has a Certificate for you.  And, with our recent changes to the requirements, there’s a pretty good chance that you may already be well on your way to one or more of our Certificates if you’ve taken a class with us.  If you want to learn more, or have a question regarding any of our Certificates or individual classes, please contact:

 

Lynn Slattery

Director of Open Enrollment

lynn.slattery@mccombs.utexas.edu

(512) 232-9462