Favorites ()
A woman looks at a laptop while sitting on a couch and listening to music through earbuds.

A quick dose of learning to start the day

Online Learning Series

At St. Thomas Executive Education, we aim to provide real-world learning that you can apply immediately. Step out of your day-to-day for a quick infusion of information to start your morning. Join for as many sessions as you like throughout the year. No need to consider drive-time and parking in the mix; you just need a computer, phone, or tablet with an internet connection to join. 

To Join a Session

Register with your email address and we will send you the details for joining each session.  


Event Details

Time: 8-9 a.m. CST
Location: Online
Registration: Free

About the Fall Online Learning Series

September 18

Decision Making with Leo Hopf

From evaluating the decision-making environment, allocating resources, prioritizing by saying no to say yes and gaining alignment up and down in the organization, effective decision making can be a game changer to your work. You’ll hear about a few key tools on how to approach your decisions differently.

Watch recorded session

November 5

Agile Project Management with Wayne Kaul

Managing a project with ever-changing requirements and deadlines can be a nightmare if you aren’t appropriately prepared. A skilled project manager knows using right methodology can make or break a project. Learn how the Agile project management methodology can help you manage fluid projects effectively and efficiently.


December 11

Planning in the Exponential Era with Michael Wright

Are you paying attention to the right things in your planning process? The reality of business today is that you must take into consideration dynamics that are presently known along with new technologies that don't even fully exist yet during your planning process. Discover ways to better monitor and evaluate emerging opportunities as we approach the new year.

Leo Hopf
Decision Making
Wayne Kaul
Agile Project Management
Michael Wright
Planning in the Exponential Era
Leo Hopf Photo Wayne Kaul headshot University of St. Thomas shield
01 / 03

Leo Hopf

Leo Hopf's expertise spans strategy, decision making, and business renewal. He has led hundreds of strategy sessions with CEOs, leadership teams, and boards of directors. He designed the decision-making and strategic planning processes for five of the Fortune 100 largest companies. He has facilitated sessions with dozens of CEOs on behalf of several different industry associations. Leo also works to build strategic bench strength in the next generation of leaders.
02 / 03

Wayne Kaul

Wayne Kaul is an Adjunct Faculty member in the University of St. Thomas’ Executive Education department. Wayne’s professional experience includes positions in engineering, research & development, and information technology. He has expertise in planning, managing, and directing global IT projects, as well as IT financial management. His experience as an instructor and lecturer includes courses in project management, operations management, strategic management, and business policy. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) through the internationally-recognized Project Management Institute.
03 / 03

Michael Wright

Michael is a partner at Intercepting Horizons, LLC and former President of Entegris, Inc. (ENTG), a leading supplier to semiconductor device manufacturers and package suppliers. On his watch Entegris profitably grew from $210 million in revenue to ~ $700 million. He has contributed corporate leadership in a broad range of senior executive management positions at such flagship semiconductor related technology companies as Integrated Air Systems, General Signal, GCA, Ultratech, CH2MHill/IDC, Integrated Solutions and Empak. He is also the founder of WWK.com.

Recorded Online Learning Sessions

Miss out on a session? Relive the magic by watching a recording of a previous session.

Negotiations with Danielle Hansen

Negotiations can happen at any moment. Whether you’re buying a car or finalizing a business deal, you need to be ready to effectively negotiate a win. In this hour-long session, learn from a professional negotiator key points to prep you for your next on the spot negotiation.

Watch recorded session

Design Thinking with John McVea

Tap into your creative side using design thinking and learn a new approach to solving problems. During this session, hear how design thinking can transform your mindset to think strategically about your toughest problem.

Watch recorded session

Polarities with Peter Krembs

Polarities exist all around us. Work-life balance, healthy yet convenient eating, and cost-cutting yet superior service are all examples of polarities. How do you manage the balance without sacrificing on either side? This session will help you navigate the delicate balance of polarities and determine your best action steps. 

Watch recorded session