Executive Management for Texas Dental Association Members

This program is focused on helping dental care professionals build business knowledge and hone skills for more successfully managing their practices.

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The Texas Dental Association Executive Management Program has been developed especially for TDA members by Texas Executive Education to build upon existing business skills, as well as develop new ones. The program will be delivered in four two-day classroom sessions over the course of four months. Conveniently offered on Friday/Saturday, the classroom sessions will take place at the new Rowling Hall on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin. Program sessions will be taught by professors from the McCombs School of Business, and focus on: Driving Business Performance through Marketing, Finance for Non-Financial Managers, Performance Management and Control and Leading High Performance Teams.

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Texas Dental Association Executive Management Program

Four Two-Day Sessions

Classes will take place monthly on Friday/Saturday from 8:30am – 4:30pm.

Austin, Texas

Enjoy proximity to the vibrancy of the campus and downtown Austin, and the innovative, business-friendly environment of the city.


  • Identify unmet customer needs and define your market
  • Understand the balance between custom acquisition, retention and lifetime value
  • Communicate financial goals and performance more effectively
  • Evaluate the financial performance of your practice
  • Determine how accounting concepts and financial strategies are integrated into decision-making processes
  • Implement sophisticated working capital management techniques
  • Implement a system of strategic and operational control including belief, boundary, diagnostics and interactive controls
  • Design a balanced scorecard performance management system for your practice
  • Develop new insights on what it takes to lead others successfully
  • Recruit the right people for the right job
  • Handle tough leadership issues, such as giving criticism
  • Retain the best people

Who Attends

This class is designed for Texas Dental Association members.

Additional Information

CEUs: These programs will accrue credit towards a University of Texas Managerial Leadership Certificate.
Course Credits: 0.0
Hotel Information: Texas Executive Education classes qualify for discounted hotel room rates at the AT&T Executive Education for $217.35/night .
Schedule: Classes will take place in four sessions: January 25-26, 2019; February 22-23, 2019; March 29-30, 2019; April 26-27, 2019.


Kapil Jain

Dr. Kapil Jain is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing and a Fellow at The Center for Customer Insight & Marketing Solutions at the McCombs School of Business. He is also the Assistant Chair of the Marketing Department.

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Kate Mackie

Dr. Kate Mackie is an award-winning professor in the Department of Marketing at the Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin. She teaches MBA, MSTC, and Executive Education classes in marketing, marketing strategy, marketing of technological innovations, buyer behavior, process improvement facilitation, international business operations, and customer insight.

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James (Jim) Nolen

Jim Nolen joined the Department of Finance in the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin in 1980 and taught graduate and undergraduate classes in corporate finance and entrepreneurship until his retirement in May 2012.

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Brian Lendecky

Brian Lendecky is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting at The University of Texas at Austin. He joined the department in 2006 and teaches Financial Accounting, Cost and Managerial Accounting, and the Tax Practicum course, the latter winning a 2008 Governor’s Volunteer Award from Governor Perry and a 2011 Tower Award.

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John Daly

Dr. John Daly is the Liddell Professor in the Moody College of Communication, Regents Distinguished Teaching Professor, and Texas Commerce Bancshares Professor of Management at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Upcoming Sessions

There are no sessions scheduled at this time. For more information about the next class date, please contact us at execed@mccombs.utexas.edu or 512-471-5893.