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Do Monday Smarter

Executive Education

Smart, Practical and Personalized Professional Development

Gain confidence and excel in your career with Executive Education from St. Thomas. You’ll learn real-world techniques from our engaging, practical, and applicable courses. Apply what you learn in the office on Monday—and every day.

These non-credit, professional development classes include:

  • 1-3-day programs
  • Weeklong “boot camps”
  • Programs that last 2-3 months with in-classroom and online components

Corporate Development

We work with companies to provide specialized training and team development tailored to their unique business needs. If you’re involved in developing talent in your organization, consider collaborating with St. Thomas to create customized learning solutions for your organization.

For Individuals

Select from over 30 open enrollment programs to enhance your business knowledge, communication skills, leadership expertise and more. Specialized program topics include Certified Professionals Project Management, Finance for Non-Financial Managers, and Strategies for Effective Negotiation. Our business acumen and leadership tracks include The Leadership and Management Program, the signature Mini MBA Program and other similar programs.
Open Enrollment Programs for Individuals

For Organizations

Work with St. Thomas to develop customized learning solutions for your organization. The training can both supplement internal team development and target a specific challenge within a department. From personalizing our existing Executive Education programs to more in-depth customization that creates a program for your business objectives, we can tailor our solutions to meet your needs. We work with organizations of all sizes – family owned businesses to large fortune 500.
Custom Programs for Organizations
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Who Enrolls in Executive Education Programs?

St. Thomas Executive Education programs benefit everyone from individual contributors to senior executives, including:

  • Entrepreneurs and Business Owners
  • Professionals reentering the workforce
  • Dislocated workers looking for a new job
  • Individuals making a career transition
  • Alumni looking to enhance their skills after earning a degree
  • Teams looking to build skill sets and develop their employees
  • Professionals from corporations, small companies and nonprofit organizations looking to advance in their careers

“I found every single session somehow applicable to my everyday work life. The instructors were engaging and provided helpful real-world examples. St. Thomas made me feel comfortable and the environment felt like a great fit for me.”

Janet Zastrow, Mini MBA Program participant
02/22/24

Paying It Forward: How U.S. Bank CEO Andy Cecere ’82 Leads With Compassion

When a personally addressed email from U.S. Bank CEO Andy Cecere arrived in DeAmonte Block’s inbox his second month at his new job as an internal auditor at the bank, Block couldn’t believe it. “I was very surprised,” Block said. “I thought it was spam.” Although there are many CEOs who send well-crafted welcome messages… The post Paying It Forward: How U.S. Bank CEO Andy Cecere ’82 Leads With Compassion appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.

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02/22/24

Tommies on TV: Journey to a Healthier World

When Netflix called, Dan Buettner ’83 was ready for the opportunity. The streaming service’s VP of documentary series had been following Buettner’s research into “Blue Zones,” geographic areas with lower rates of chronic diseases and a longer life expectancy. He thought the topic would make an excellent Netflix series. Buettner and his documentary crew traveled… The post Tommies on TV: Journey to a Healthier World appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.

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02/21/24

Graduate Student-Athletes Bring Leadership and Skill to Tommie Rosters

Basketball standout Raheem Anthony averaged nearly 20 points per game against the University of St. Thomas when he was a first-year at Saint Mary’s University. His performance impressed St. Thomas head coach Johnny Tauer, who wouldn’t forget their meetings even after the Tommies jumped to Division I. Four years later, Anthony now plays for his… The post Graduate Student-Athletes Bring Leadership and Skill to Tommie Rosters appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.

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St. Thomas Executive Education programs give you cutting-edge, practical knowledge and real-world skills you can apply at work the very next day. Gain the tools and techniques to be a more effective, strategic leader.
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