Professional and Leadership Development for Executives
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The UT Global Initiative for Education and Leadership prepares leaders to think creatively, communicate effectively, and inspire others to achieve excellence. Join us for one of our professional development programs and learn how to leverage the strengths of your human capital to solve organizational problems and encourage growth.
The UT Global Initiative, together with its member programs, creates customized programming to meet your organization’s particular needs and equip your executives to lead.
Sample topics offered by UT Austin faculty include:
- Developing Innovation Capability
- Leadership and Change
- Effective Engagement/Group Development
- Leadership Communication
- Building for Operational Dexterity
- Innovation in Action: Austin as a Success Story
- Creating an Entrepreneurial Environment
- Technology Commercialization
Our trainings take place in Austin, Texas, one of the most innovative and entrepreneurial cities in the U.S., online, or on-site at the host institution. Many topics are explored in depth as four- or five-day training modules. If more extensive trainings are desired, we can combine multiple training sessions delivered over several months. In these cases, we incorporate a distance-learning component through which participants implement what they learn back in their own organization, gain feedback and consider next steps. We also offer executive coaching services. Each participant who successfully completes our programs receives a certificate of completion from The University of Texas at Austin.
The University of Texas at Austin is a top tier public research university located in the Texas capital of Austin, one of America’s most dynamic, innovative and multicultural cities. The University is among the largest and most respected in the world, with 150 research units and 170 graduate degree programs, internationally recognized faculty, and students from more than 100 countries.
The UT Global Initiative for Education and Leadership is a consortium of recognized training programs at The University of Texas at Austin that delivers executive education, teacher training, and English language instruction.
Our professional development and leadership programs build on the expertise of four consortium members:
- An executive master’s program in the Human Dimensions of Organizations (HDO)
- The world‐renowned IC² Institute (Innovation—Creativity—Capital)
- Our nationally‐lauded UTeach–Liberal Arts teacher education program
- Alhambra‐US Chamber, a leader in international educational and commercial interaction
Our consortium also draws upon the expertise of PETEX (Petroleum Extension Service), the University of Texas program for global learning solutions for the oil and gas industry.
Collectively, these entities offer innovative approaches to executive education, building leadership capacity required by today’s complex, global businesses. Whether you are a business wishing to develop talent that understands people and successfully implements organizational change, or a government seeking to promote innovation and create an entrepreneurial environment, we can design training programs that help you achieve your goals.
Austin-based programming allows you to build your team and expose them to the new epicenter of innovation in the United States.
Austin is a place where creativity and technology come together. Ranked by Kiplinger as “best city for the coming decade” and Forbes as “the second most innovative city in the United States”. Austin boasts one of the youngest, best-educated and most technologically savvy workforces in the nation.
All Austin-based classes can be supplemented by an exploration of Austin’s innovative business community or you can opt for an in-depth investigation of what makes Austin thrive as an innovation magnet.
For more information or to request our services, please contact us.