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UGA Terry College of Business, Executive Programs

  1. 1. Executive MBA Program Fast Track Professional MBA Non-Degree C ifi ND Certificate P Programs
  2. 2. UGA Terry College of Business • Fast Facts – Founded in 1912 – 3,360 undergrad & graduate students – Network of 50,000+ alumni worldwide – Ranked in Top R k d i T 20 public universities bli i ii with five programs ranked in Top 10 – Risk Management and Insurance Program ranked #2 in g g the country by U.S. News and World Report – Academic programs include Accounting, Banking and Finance, Economics, I Fi E i Insurance, I International B i i l Business, Legal Studies, Management, Marketing, and MIS
  3. 3. Executive MBA • Overview – 18-month program, classes meet roughly one weekend a month at the Buckhead location – Ranked in top 25 in the United States, and top 60 in the world, by Financial Times – Designed for mid- to senior-level professionals • Distance technologies used extensively • Program offers personalized services including individual leadership coaching • Includes a 12-day international residency
  4. 4. Executive MBA • Fast Facts – Nearly 50% of the content is delivered online – Participants gain the skills and abilities to… • Think and act strategically • Communicate a vision of the future • Understand the major issues in each functional area • Motivate and empower others • Tolerate ambiguity and embrace change • Manage with greater interpersonal effectiveness • Develop the leadership potential of others
  5. 5. Fast Track Professional MBA • Overview – Part-time program, Buckhead and Gwinnett – Redesigned format effective fall 2009 • Increased Convenience • Increased Flexibility • Accelerated Format – 24-month format with fall start (August) – Cohort Model (40-50 students) – Classes held weeknights and select Saturdays
  6. 6. Fast Track Professional MBA • Fast Facts – Blend of innovative lectures, case studies, class discussions, and distance learning – 50% of content delivered via distance learning – Faculty are world-class, experienced teachers – Traditional MBA topics with focus on leadership • Become a more effective business leader • Experience thinking and acting strategically • Learn to effectively manage firm’s functional areas
  7. 7. Non-Degree Certificate Programs • Certificate in Business Management – Complete six one-day workshops • Ad Advanced C ifi d Certificate i B i in Business L d hi Leadership – Complete ten one-day workshops • Project Management Certification – Complete a 9-day certification program • Business Analysis Certification y – Complete a 15-day certification program • Financial Planning Certification – 13-month program paced for working professionals
  8. 8. 16 One-Day Workshops • The Leadership Series – Leadership Essentials • The Intersection of Leadership, Culture, and Ethical Decision-Making – Teamwork Essentials • Improving Collaboration and Influencing Skills – Leadership Lessons Gettysburg • Wh Today’s Leaders Can L What T d ’ L d C Learn F From Th B l of The Battle f Gettysburg – Change The Way You Lead Change • Leadership Strategies That Really Work
  9. 9. 16 One-Day Workshops • The Business Process Improvement Series – Business Analysis Essentials • Roles and Responsibilities of the Professional Business Analyst – Project Management Essentials • Understanding the PM Lifecycles, Strategies and Tools – Lean Six Sigma Essentials • Keys to Effectively Implementing the Six Sigma Philosophy – The Intersection of Business Analysis, Project Management, and Lean Six Sigma
  10. 10. 16 One-Day Workshops • The Resource Management Series – Accounting Essentials • Understanding the Language of Business – Finance Essentials • Analysis Techniques for Improving Decision-Making Skills – Critical Thinking and Strategy Alignment • Transforming Vision Into Reality – Innovation and Cognitive Agility • Keys to Discovering and Implementing Strategic Innovation y g p g g
  11. 11. 16 One-Day Workshops • The Business Development Series – Sales Essentials • Improving Your Individual and Company Sales Success – Customer Service Essentials • Methods for Improving Service Quality and Custom Loyalty – Marketing Essentials • The Keys to Developing an Integrated Marketing Plan – Building Client Relationships • Growing Revenue in Turbulent Times g
  12. 12. Project Management Certification • Program Overview – A 9-day program offered in three 3-day modules with one month in between modules • Module One: Initiation and Launch – D fi i Expected O Defining d Outcomes; Ali i with S Aligning i h Strategic i Goals; Dealing with People and Politics • Module Two: Planning – Process Visualization; Effective Scheduling, Commitment of Resources • Module Three: Execution – Project Oversight; Managing Risk; Leading vs. Managing
  13. 13. Business Analysis Certification • Program Overview – A three-week program offered in three one-week modules with one month in between modules • Week One: Business Analysis Roles – Cl if i Responsibilities; D fi i Projects and Business Clarifying ibili i Defining j d i Cases; Business Process Modeling—Documenting “As-Is” • Week Two: Process Modeling – Facilitating Process Modeling the “As-Is”; Business Process Analysis—Optimizing the “To-Be” • Week Three: Applications The Deep Dive Applications—The – Process Analysis; Transitioning to Design; Business Cases
  14. 14. Financial Planning Certification • Program Overview – CFP board-registered program offered three ways • Instructor Led – Taught at the Terry Executive Education Center in Buckhead, consisting of six academic courses, meets one night a week and g g one Saturday a month • Live Online – Internet delivered program led by financial planning educators, online convenience with direct interaction with the instructors • Online – Self paced online program consisting of six individual online Self-paced academic courses followed by three capstone case studies
  15. 15. Custom Programs • The Customization Process – Discovery Phase – Design Phase – Delivery Phase • Maximizing Relevancy and Effectiveness – Custom Case Studies or Company-Specific Scenarios – Team Projects: Finding Solutions to Real Problems – The “Results Engine” Approach
  16. 16. Executive Education Center • Fast Facts – Located at 3475 Lenox Road in the heart of Atlanta s Buckhead area Atlanta’s – 28,000 square feet of tiered executive-style classrooms and team meeting space – S i l event rooms f receptions Special for i capable of accommodating 200 people – State-of-the-art teaching and learning technology i every classroom thl in l – WiFi cloud for wireless computer network access throughout the building – Easily adaptable space for customized executive education programs
  17. 17. Terry’s Strategic Partners • Business Analysis and Project Management – Advanced Strategies, Inc. has over 20 years experience in d i nin and d li rin comprehensive tr inin in designing nd delivering mpr h n i training business analysis and project management • Financial Planning – Greene Consulting, established in 1979, a leader in the financial services industry, designed the “self-paced online” certified financial planning program. – Dalton Education, a leading provider of education solutions in financial services and financial planning planning, designed the “online live” CFP program.
  18. 18. UGA Contact Information • Executive MBA and Fast Track MBA – Chris Neilands, Director of Marketing • Phone: 404-842-4859; Email: • Leadership Certificates & Custom Programs – Dan Stotz, Director of Strategic Partnerships • Phone: 404-842-4830; Email: • Financial Planning Certification – Lesli Terrell-Payne, Assistant Director • Phone: 404-842-4829; Email:
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