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Executive and Professional Education

End of Summer Special: Register by Sept. 5 and receive 15% off selected courses starting this fall. Enter code CAPE15OFF at registration.

Smart, Practical and Personalized Professional Development

Gain confidence and excel in your career with Executive and Professional Education from St. Thomas. These non-credit, professional development classes include 1-3-day programs, weeklong “boot camps” and programs that last 2-3 months with in-classroom and online components.

You’ll learn real-world techniques from our smart, practical and personalized courses. Apply what you learn in the office on Monday—and every day.

We also 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 Agile Project Management, Digital Marketing Fundamentals, Six Sigma and a Fundraising Certificate Series. Our business acumen and leadership tracks include The Leadership and Management Program, the signature Mini MBA Program and several Mini MBA and Mini Masters programs.
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For Organizations

Work with St. Thomas to develop customized learning solutions for your organization. Create training that supplements internal team development or develop a program that targets a specific challenge within a department. From personalizing our existing Executive and Professional Education programs with your organization’s examples and procedures to more in-depth customization that creates a program to target a specific business objective, we can tailor our solutions to meet your needs. We work with organizations of all sizes – family owned businesses to large fortune 500.
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Who Enrolls in Executive and Professional Education Programs?

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

  • Entrepreneurs and business owners
  • Professionals reentering the workforce
  • Alumni looking to enhance their skills after earning a degree
  • Teams looking to build skill sets, improve processes and develop high potential employees
  • Working professionals from corporations, small companies and nonprofit organizations looking to advance in their careers
  • Professionals in transition

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Over 2,500 participants from more than 1,500 companies participated in St. Thomas Executive and Professional Education in 2017
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2017 marked 60 years of Executive and Professional Education at St. Thomas
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Over 30 open enrollment programs to choose from

“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, past Mini MBA Program participant
08/15/22

Lenway Reflects on Opus Deanship, Looks Ahead to Business in a Digital World

As St. Thomas' Fall 2022 semester begins, several new faces can be found in leadership positions across the university. These leadership changes, though, also carry forward important legacies. One such legacy is the work of Dr. Stefanie Lenway, who on July 1 officially stepped down after eight years as dean of the Opus College of… The post Lenway Reflects on Opus Deanship, Looks Ahead to Business in a Digital World appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.

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08/11/22

Former Opus Dean Receives Academy of Management Award

Dr. Stefanie Lenway, former dean of the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas, was recently awarded the IM Division Amorepacific Outstanding Educator Award by the Academy of Management. The award recognizes excellence in teaching international management through significant contributions to the field and can only be awarded by outside nominations. The… The post Former Opus Dean Receives Academy of Management Award appeared first on Newsroom | University of St. Thomas.

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08/09/22

gener8tor gBETA Accelerator Program Announces the St. Thomas 2022 Cohort

Nationally ranked venture capital firm and accelerator start-up, gener8tor, announced the gBETA Accelerator start-up companies selected for its St. Thomas summer 2022 cohort. This year’s cohort includes Axon Athletics, Drvn, COYABLU, Virontir and Jay Victoria. Each company was recruited from the University of St. Thomas alumni network with at least one founder being a graduate… The post gener8tor gBETA Accelerator Program Announces the St. Thomas 2022 Cohort 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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